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List of Professors

Name Years at Michigansort icon Position

Henry Carter Adams

1880 - 1921
Professor of Political Economy and Finance

Frederick Manville Taylor

1893 - 1930
Professor of Political Economy and Finance, Economics
Chair of Economics Department

Edward David Jones

1901 - 1919
Professor of Political Economy

James Elbert Cutler

1906 - 1907
Assistant Professor of Political Economy

Lewis Henry Haney

1908
Assistant Professor of Political Economy

Isaiah Leo Sharfman

1912 - 1955
Henry Carter Adams University Professor of Economics
Chair Department of Economic

George William Dowrie

1913 - 1918
Professor of Economics

Wilbur Pere Calhoun

1915 - 1923
Assistant Professor of Economics

William Andrew Paton

1916 - 1959
E.F. Gay University Professor of Accounting
Professor of Accounting

Fred Emerson Clark

1916 - 1919
Assistant Professor of Commerce and Industry

Herbert Nicholaus Schmitt

1917 - 1922
Assistant Professor of Economics

Charles Edmonds

1920
Assistant Professor of Economics, Business Organization

Carroll H. May

1921 - 1930
Assistant Professor of Economics

George Shorey Peterson

1921 - 1968
Professor of Economics

Edmund Ezra Day

1922 - 1928
Professor of Economics
Chair of the Economics Department
Dean of the Business School

Perry Mason

1922 - 1930
Assistant Professor of Economics

Zenas Clark Dickinson

1923 - 1959
Professor of Economics

Harcourt Lenhart Caverly

1924
Associate Professor of Economics

Carter Lyman Goodrich

1924 - 1931
Professor of Economics

Herbert Francis Taggart

1924 - 1968
Professor of Accounting, Business Administration

Leonard L Watkins

1926 - 1957
Professor of Economics

Margaret Elliot Tracy

1928 - 1949
Professor of Economics
Professor Personnel Management

Charles Frederick Remer

1928 - 1959
Professor of Economics

Howard Sylvester Ellis

1929 - 1938
Professor of Economics

John B. Condiffe

1930 - 1931
Visiting Professor of Economics

William B. Palmer

1930 - 1975
Professor of Economics

Max Sylvius Handman

1931 - 1940
Professor of Economics

Robert Spivey Ford

1934 - 1968
Professor of Economics
Associate Dean of Graduate School

Morris A. Copeland

1936
Professor of Economics

William Haber

1936 - 1971
Professor of Economics
Dean of Literature, Science, and the Arts

Edgar Malone Hoover Jr.

1936
Professor of Economics

Arthur Smithies

1938 - 1946
Associate Professor of Economics

George R Anderson

1942 - 1973
Associate Professor of Economics

James Pickwell Adams

1944 - 1951
Professor of Economics
Provost

Harold Myer Levinson

1945 - 1983
Professor of Economics

Richard A. Musgrave

1947 - 1959
Associate Professor of Economics

Daniel B. Suits

1947 - 1970
Professor of Economics

George Katona

1948 - 1972
Professor of Economics, Psychology

Kenneth Eward Boulding

1949 - 1968
Professor of Economics

James N. Morgan

1949 - 1987
Professor of Economics
Research Scientist

Wolfgang F. Stolper

1949 - 1982
Professor of Economics

Lawrence R. Klein

1950 - 1956
Professor of Economics

Eva L. Mueller

1951 - 1988
Professor of Economics

Samuel P. Hayes Jr.

1956 - 1962
Professor of Economics

Harvey E. Brazer

1957 - 1985
Professor of Economics

Warren Lounsbury Smith

1957 - 1972
Professor of Economics
Chair Department of Economics

Morris Bornstein

1958 - 1992
Professor of Economics
Research Scientist

Ronald A. Shearer

1958 - 1962
Assistant Professor of Economics

Harold Demsetz

1958 - 1960
Assistant Professor of Economics

W.H. Locke Anderson

1960 - 1988
Professor of Economics

Daniel Roland Fusfeld

1960 - 1987
Professor of Economics

Alexander Eckstein

1961 - 1976
Professor of Economics

Robert Stern

1961 - 1999
Professor of Economics, Public Policy

Jarvis M. Babcock

1962 - 1964
Assistant Professor of Economics

Ronald L. Teigen

1962 - 1983
Professor of Economics

William G. Shepherd

1963 - 1986
Professor of Economics

John Elliot Parker

1963 - 1967
Assistant Professor of Economics

Paul J. Feldstein

1964 - 1987
Professor of Economics, Health Services Management and Policy

Saul H. Hymans

1964 - 2004
Professor of Economics
Research Scientist

Anthony Y.C. Koo

1964 - 1968
Professor of Economics

William B. Neenan

1964 - 1980
Professor of Economics, Social Work

Richard Clay Porter

1964 - 1999
Professor of Economics

Harold T. Shapiro

1964 - 1988
Professor of Economics
Chair of Economics
Vice President for Academic Affairs

Richard H. Tilly

1964 - 1966
Assistant Professor of Economics

John G. Cross

1965 - 2001
Professor of Economics
Senior Associate Research Scientist

Egon Neuberger

1965 - 1966
Visiting Professor of Economics

Montague Yudelman

1965 - 1968
Professor of Economics

Robert Holbrook

1965 - 2000
Professor of Economics

Elliot Joseph Berg

1966 - 1983
Professor of Economics

George E. Johnson

1966 - 2007
Professor of Economics

Peter C. Eckstein

1967 - 1970
Assistant Professor of Economics

Deborah S. Freedman

1967 - 1986
Assistant Professor of Economics

Robert Dernberge

1968 - 1995
Professor of Economics

Michael E. Manove

1968 - 1975
Associate Professor of Economics

Peter Steiner

1968 - 1991
Professor of Economics, Law
Dean of Literature, Science, and the Arts

Burkhard F. Struempel

1968
Associate Professor of Economics

Sidney G. Winter Jr.

1968 - 1976
Professor of Economics

Robert F. Dernberger

1968 - 1995
Professor of Economics

Joseph Daniel Mooney

1968 - 1969
Associate Professor of Economics

Charles Russel Hill

1969 - 1975
Assistant Professor of Economics

Lester D. Taylor

1969 - 1974
Associate Professor of Economics

Donald C. Shoup

1970 - 1973
Assistant Professor of Economics

Kenneth L. Weretz

1970 - 1973
Assistant Professor of Economics

Peter S. Heller

1971 - 1977
Assistant Professor of Economics

Richard B. Mancke

1971 - 1974
Assistant Professor of Economics

Daniel L. Rubinfeld

1972 - 1984
Professor of Economics
Professor of Law

Thomas E Weisskopf

1972 - 2010
Professor of Economics
Professor of Residential College

Eugene Philip Howrey

1973 - 2004
Professor of Economics, Statistics
Research Scientist

F. Thomas Juster

1973 - 1996
Professor of Economics
Research Scientist

Jan Kmenta

1973 - 1993
Professor of Economics, Statistics

Gavin Wright

1974 - 1982
Professor of Economics

Edward M. Gramlich

1976 - 2006
Richard R. Musgrave Collegiate Professor of Public Policy
Professor of Public Policy and Economics
Interim Provost

Jeffrey Alexander Frankel

1978 - 1979
Assistant Professor of Economics

Steven Benjamin Webb

1978 - 1986
Assistant Professor of Economics

William S. Krasker

1979
Assistant Professor of Economics

Gary Saxonhouse

1979 - 2006
Professor of Economics

David Sappington

1980 - 1982
Assistant Professor of Economics

David Aschauer

1983 - 1989
Assistant Professor of Economics

Mark E. Bagnoli

1983 - 1990
Assistant Professor of Economics

Roger H. Gordon

1983 - 2001
Reuben Kempf Professor of Economics

Susan I Ranney

1983
Assistant Professor of Economics

Gary Rand Solon

1983 - 2007
Professor of Economics, Public Policy
Chair of Economics

Michelle J. White

1983 - 2001
Professor of Economics

Michael Lee Hartzmark

1984 - 1988
Assistant Professor Economics, Business Administration

Carol Adaire Jones

1984 - 1989
Assistant Professor of Economics, Natural Resources

Jeffrey Alan Miron

1984 - 1990
Associate Professor of Economics

Aquiles Almansi

1985 - 1989
Assistant Professor of Economics

Kenneth G. Binmore

1986 - 1993
Professor of Economics

Avery Katz

1986 - 1994
Professor of Law, Economics

Willard G. Manning

1988 - 1991
Professor of Economics, Health Services Management and Policy

Joseph E. Swierzbinsk

1988 - 1994
Assistant Professor Economics, Natural Resources

Robert E. Thomas

1988 - 1994
Assistant Professor of Economics, Business Economics

Gregory Clark

1989 - 1990
Assistant Professor of Economics

Mark Gersovitz

1989 - 1994
Professor of Economics

Daniel P. O'Brien

1989 - 1991
Assistant Professor of Economics

Grege E. Shaffer

1989 - 1996
Assistant Professor of Economics

Severin J. Borenstein

1990
Assistant Professor of Economics, Public Policy

Margarita Genius

1990 - 1994
Assistant Professor of Economics

Lung-Fei Lee

1991 - 1996
Professor of Economics

Robin E. Wells

1991
Assistant Professor of Economics

Susanto Basu

1992 - 2005
Professor of Economics

David Daokui Li

1992 - 1999
Assistant Professor of Economics

David Roth

1992 - 1997
Assistant Professor of Economics

Ennio S. Stacchetti

1992 - 2002
Professor of Economics

Stefan E. Oppers

1993 - 1995
Professor of Economics

Tayfun Oguz Sonmez

1995 - 2000
Assistant Professor of Economics

Kerwin Kofi Charles

1995 - 2006
Associate Professor of Public Policy
Associate Professor of Economics

Julianne Berry Cullen

1996 - 2003
Assistant Professor of Economics

Shinichi Sakata

1996
Assistant Professor of Economics

Albert Francis Park

1997 - 2007
Associate Professor of Economics

Klaas Van’t Veld

1997 - 2004
Assistant Professor of Economics

Gordon H. Hanson

1998 - 2001
Professor of Economics, Business Administration

Lee A. Lillard III

1998 - 2000
Professor of Economics

Rohini Somanathan

1998 - 2005
Assistant Professor of Economics

Rebecca M. Blank

1999 - 2007
Professor of Economics
Henry Carter Adams Collegiate Professor of Public Policy
Dean of the School of Public Policy

Jinyong Hahn

1999 - 2000
Associate Professor of Economics

Illoong Kwon

1999 - 2006
Assistant Professor of Economics

Omri Ben-Shahar

1999 - 2008
Kirkland and Ellis Professor of Law
Professor of Economics

Andrew M. Coleman

2000 - 2005
Assistant Professor of Economics

Ariel T. Burstein

2002 - 2003
Assistant Professor of Economics

Juan Carlos Hallak

2002 - 2007
Assistant Professor of Economics

Serena Ng

2003 - 2008
Professor of Economics

Patrick L. Bajari

2005 - 2006
Professor of Economics