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Michael  Jerison

Professor
College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Economics

Expertise:
Economics nobel prize winners; cost benefit analysis and economic impact statements for government funded projects; tax systems and tax reform, flat tax, consumption tax, corporate income tax; price index and measurement of economic welfare; immigration policy; economic theory

Campus phone: (518) 442-4287
Campus email: mjerison@albany.edu

Biography:
Professor Michael Jerison researches the theoretical and empirical properties of aggregate demand and the distribution of consumer demands. His research can be applied in the analysis of tax reforms, the estimation of the allocation of consumption within families, and the evaluation of credit and risk-sharing arrangements. At UAlbany, Jerison teaches courses including microeconomic theory, public finance, math for economists, and public microeconomics. His works have been published in several leading economic journals, including the Journal of Economic Theory, Review of Economic Studies, and the Journal of Public Economics. He received his doctorate economics from the University Wisconsin-Madison in 1977.