Professor of Economics
Division of History and Social Sciences
Jon Rork joined Reed College in 2010, having previously been on the faculty at the University of New Hampshire, Vassar College and Georgia State University. Rork studies a variety of issues in state and local public finance. His current research interests are in the realm of state taxation, interjurisdictional competition, and the economic determinants of interstate migration, especially as it pertains to the elderly. At Reed, Rork teaches courses in microeconomic theory, game theory, public finance, urban economics and behavioral economics.