Professor of Economics
Roger Gordon graduated from Harvard College in 1972 and received a Ph.D. in
Economics from MIT in 1976. He was an Assistant Professor at Princeton
from 1976-80. He then moved to Bell Labs, where he was a Member of the
Technical Staff. In 1984, he moved to the University of Michigan, first
as an Associate Professor, then Professor, and later as the Reuben Kempf
Professor of Economcis. Since 2001, he has been a Professor of
Economics at UCSD. Over the years, he has also been a visiting
professor at a wide variety of universities and institutions throughout the
In addition to his teaching positions, he is currently Editor of the Journal of Economic Literature,
a past editor of Journal
of Public Economics, a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and the Centre for Economic Policy Research, and
Fellow of the Econometric
Society and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
has focused on diverse topics in Public Finance and
the Economics of Transition.