Professor Peter Lorentzen

Peter Lorentzen

Associate Professor

Full-Time Faculty • Academic Director

(415) 422-4744 McLaren 127


Professor Lorentzen specializes in the economics of information, incentives, and institutions. He received his PhD in Economic Analysis and Policy from Stanford University's Graduate School of Business and previously taught at Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley. He has published research on governance and social control in China, media management, anti-corruption, environmental transparency, long-run economic growth, qualitative research methods, the creation of platforms for sharing of genetic information, and capital markets in developing countries.

Academic Director, MS in Applied Economics
PhD, Economic Analysis and Policy, Stanford University Graduate School of Business
Applied Game Theory
Political Economy
Economic Development
Authoritarian Governance