Jean-François Houde

Associate Professor

Department and Program Affiliations:
Economics

Academic focus:
Microeconomics and econometrics applied to the study of markets and firms

Current research project:
Imperfect competition in the provision of sanitation services in Senegal 

Previous positions (include department, title, and years worked, in that order)
Assistant professor, Business Economics and Public Policy, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2012-2016
Assistant professor, Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2006-2012

Academic background (include institution, field, degree and year, in that order): 
Ph.D., Economics, Queen’s University, Ontario, Canada, 2006
M.Sc., Applied Economics, HEC-Montreal, Canada, 2000
B.Sc., Managerial Economics, University of Quebec in Trois-Rivières, Canada, 1998

Last book read: 
“Dear Committee Members: A novel,” by Julie Schumacher

In your own time/when not working:
Cooking, listening to music and movies, and hiding out in coffee shops

Courses you’re most looking forward to teaching:
Ph.D. course in Industrial Organization

What most excites you about Cornell:
Joining a fantastic group of academics and students

Jean-Francois Houde