Geoffrey A. Jehle

Professor of Economics
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Geoffrey Jehle received his PhD from Princeton University in 1983. He has taught at Princeton University, Yale University, Columbia University, the Toulouse School of Economics (TSE), the European Institute of Business Administration (INSEAD) and the Lahore University of Management Science (LUMS). His current research interests are in microeconomic theory and international trade.

BA, Kalamazoo College; MA, PhD, Princeton University
At Vassar since 1981


Blodgett Hall
Box 317

Research and Academic Interests

  • Microeconomic Theory
  • International Trade

Departments and Programs

Selected Publications

  • "Instruments of Trade Policy," in A. Lukauskas, R. Stern and G. Zanini, Eds., Handbook of Trade Policy for Development, Oxford University Press, 2013; 
  • Advanced Microeconomic Theory, 3rd. Ed. (with Philip J. Reny), Pearson, 2011;
  • "On the Geometry of Constant Returns," Journal of Economic Education, Winter 2002;
  • "On Fringe Benefits and Layoffs," (with Marc O. Lieberman), Journal of Post-Keynesian Economics, Winter 1997-98,
  • "Zakat and Inequality: Some Evidence from Pakistan," Review of Income and Wealth, 1994;
  • Reply to a comment by Fitzroy & Hart, European Journal of Political Economy, 1994;
  • "Inequality in Pakistan," Pakistan Journal of Applied Economics, 1994;
  • "Optimal Implicit Contracts and the Choice Between Worksharing and Layoffs," (with M. O. Lieberman), European Journal of Political Economy, 1992;
  • "An Islamic Perspective on Inequality in Pakistan", Pakistan Development Review, 1992;
  • Advanced Microeconomic Theory, Prentice Hall, 1991;
  • "A Note on Some Theorems in The Theory of International Trade," Eastern Economic Journal, 1989;
  • "Regulation and The Public Interest in Banking," Journal of Banking and Finance, 1986;
  • "Individual Welfare and the Demand for Financial Instruments," Southern Economic Journal 1984.


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