Richard Jensen

Richard Jensen

Gilbert Schaefer Professor

Ph.D., Northwestern University

Richard Jensen is the Gilbert F. Schaefer Professor of Economics. He served as Chairperson of Economics from 2001 to 2014. He is also a Fellow of the International Journal of Industrial Organization. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Northwestern University. His current research interests are: the economics of intellectual property, especially the research of university faculty-inventors, and the bioeconomics of invasive species. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, and has been published in the American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Economic Theory, and Review of Economic Studies, among others.

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Areas of Interest

  • Environmental
  • Industrial Organization
  • Microeconomics Theory