Economics Department

Faculty & Staff


Felipe Carrera

Assistant Professor of Economics

B.A. 2009 Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. M.A. 2014 Universidad de Chile. M.A. 2016, Ph.D. 2020 University of California, Los Angeles. Reed College 2020–.
Industrial organization, applied microeconomics, economic history.

Erin Cottle Hunt

Assistant Professor of Economics

BA 2009, MA 2011 Utah State University. PhD 2018 University of Oregon. Reed College 2023–.
Macroeconomics, public finance, life-cycle economics.

Denise Hare (chair, Spring 2023) - Details

Dr. Lester B. Lave Professor of Economics
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B.A. 1983 Carleton College. Ph.D. 1992 Stanford University. Reed College 1992–.
Economics of development, labor economics, economics of transition, China’s economy.

Noelwah Netusil (chair, Fall 2022) - Details

Stanley H. Cohn Professor of Economics
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B.S. 1986 Allegheny College. M.S. 1988, Ph.D. 1992 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Reed College 1990–.
Environmental and natural resource economics, public sector economics, law and economics.

Lindsey Novak - Details

Assistant Professor of Economics

B.S. 2008 Texas A&M University. M.S. 2010 Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. Ph.D. 2017 University of Minnesota. Reed College 2021–.
Development economics, health economics, economics of gender, behavioral economics.

Jeffrey Parker - Details

George Hay Professor of Economics, Emeritus

B.A. 1974 Drake University. Ph.D. 1981 Stanford University. Reed College 1988–.
Macroeconomic theory, monetary and fiscal policy, growth and technology, economics of higher education.

Jon Rork - Details

Professor of Economics
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A.B. 1994 Brown University. Ph.D. 1999 Stanford University. Reed College 2010–.
State and local public finance, urban and regional economics, microeconomic theory.


Julie Shannon

Faculty Administrative Coordinator 
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