Jeffrey Zax

Professor & Associate Chair of Undergraduate Studies​
Econ 111
Telephone: 303.492.8268
Dept. Phone: 303.735.5500

Office Hours

Labor Economics • Local Public Sector Economics • Urban Economics

Current Research Interests: 
Segregation; minorities; discrimination; China’s microeconomy; credit markets.

American Economic Association, Society of Labor Economists, Association for Public Policy and Applied Management, Chinese Economists Society

Short CV

PhD–Harvard University
BA–Harvard University

PhD, Harvard University, 1984, is a professor specializing in labor economics, public economics, and urban economics. He has published papers on the effects of residential segregation on black labor market behavior; the effects of unions in the local sector on wages, employment, and expenditures; and the effects of regulation on the rate of unionization. He is currently studying income determination and inequality, incomes, discrimination and fertility in China, comparable worth policies, military marriage subsidies, and small business credit markets.