Curriculum Vitae

I am Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics at Hood College. Previously I taught at Wake Forest University.


I have a Ph.D and M.A. in Economics from George Mason University, and a B.A. in Economics from University of Connecticut. Go Huskies!


My research broadly explores the political economy of public goods, innovation & technological growth, and intellectual property using the tools of new institutional economics, public choice, and market process economics.

Teaching | Research

Contact

safner@hood.edu

Industrial Organization

ECON 326 - Spring 2017

Course Syllabus

Lesson Slides
1 Introduction to Industrial Organization
2 Perfect Competition
3 Monopoly
4 Oligopoly
5 Monopolistic Competition
6 Entrepreneurship and Market Process
7 Theory of the Firm
8 Public Enterprises
9 Informal Institutions and Community Enterprises
10 Cooperation Without (or Despite) the State
11 Integration, Mergers, and Acquisitions
12 Innovation, R and D, and IP
The slides are in .pdf format, as they are Beamer presentations made with LaTeX. Open these in a PDF viewer in a fullscreen view, and they operate like a familiar powerpoint presentation where you can advance with the arrow keys.

Other Resources
Short Paper 1 Assignment
Short Paper 2 Assignment
Research Paper Assignment
How to Write a Good Paper


Last Updated: 22 November 2017