Jorge Vasquez

Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

Jorge Vasquez

Contact & Office Hours

Fall 2019
Tuesday, 3:30–4:30 p.m.
Thursday, noon–1 p.m.
Or by appointment.

Pierce Hall 205

413-585-3741

Education

Ph.D., M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison

M.A., M.Sc., University of Chile

Biography

Jorge Vasquez is a microeconomist with research interests in industrial organization, behavioral economics, and law and economics. His research has focused on the design of regulatory mechanisms to control market power, the role of empathy in shaping strategic behavior and market outcomes, and the effects of self-protection in the determination of crime rates. 

Vasquez holds a professional degree in industrial engineering and a master's in economics from the University of Chile. He received his doctorate in economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Selected Publications

Monopoly Regulation under Asymmetric Information: Prices versus Quantities,” with Leonardo J. Basso and Nicolas Figueroa) RAND Journal of Economics, 48(3), 557-578, 2017 [lead article].