Jeremy Jackson, Ph.D.

Director and Professor of Economics

Jeremy Jackson is director of the Center for the Study of Public Choice and Private Enterprise, scholar at the Challey Institute for Global Innovation and Growth, and professor of economics in the Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics at North Dakota State University.. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of microeconomics, public economics, and game theory and strategy. His research covers diverse topics, including public choice and the political economy; the social consequences of economic freedom; happiness and well-being; and philanthropy and nonprofits. His research has been published in Applied Economics, The Independent ReviewPublic Choice, Contemporary Economic Policy, Journal of Happiness Studies, and other refereed and non-refereed sources. 

Jeremy resides in Fargo with his wife, Dr. Elizabeth Crawford, and their two sons.


Ph.D. Economics, Washington University in St. Louis, 2008
M.A. Economics, Washington University in St. Louis, 2002
B.A. Economics, Baylor University, 2001


Office: Barry Hall 400B
Phone: 701-231-7832



Top of page