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Jeffrey Wagner

Professor
Department of Economics
College of Liberal Arts

585-475-5289
Office Hours
Tuesdays 2-3pm and Wednesdays 9-10am and by appointment, virtual only. Please email to set up virtual session.
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Jeffrey Wagner

Professor
Department of Economics
College of Liberal Arts

Education

AB, University of Missouri; MS, Ph.D., University of Illinois-Urbana

585-475-5289

Currently Teaching

ECON-407
3 Credits
The study of the structure, conduct and performance of contemporary American industry. Involves the application of the tools of microeconomic analysis and empirical evidence to aid in understanding the behavior of modern industry. In addition, the course considers the historical determinants of contemporary market structure and the public policy measures designed to preserve a competitive market structure. The course concludes with an examination of alternative intellectual property rights mechanisms and how alternative mechanisms impact firm-level and economy-level innovation rates.
ECON-101
3 Credits
Microeconomics studies the workings of individual markets. That is, it examines the interaction of the demanders of goods and services with the suppliers of those goods and services. It explores how the behavior of consumers (demanders), the behavior of producers (suppliers), and the level of market competition influence market outcomes.
ECON-401
3 Credits
This course develops the tools that are commonly used to study the allocation of resources in a private enterprise economy. Topics covered include the theory of consumer behavior, cost and production, and alternate market structures.
ECON-520
3 Credits
This course examines the relationship and apparent conflict between economic growth and environmental quality, the economics of environmental issues and policy, the environment as a resource and a public good, and the ability and lack of ability of free markets and the government to deal adequately with pollution and other environmental problems.