Jerry Green
Born (1946-12-15) December 15, 1946 (age 75)
New York City, United States
InstitutionHarvard University
Alma materUniversity of Rochester
Lionel W. McKenzie
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Jerry Richard Green (born December 15, 1946)[1] is the John Leverett Professor in the University and the David A. Wells Professor of Political Economy at Harvard University. He is known for his research in economic theory, as well as writing the most commonly used microeconomic theory textbook for graduate school with Andreu Mas-Colell and Michael Whinston, Microeconomic Theory.[2]


Green received his bachelor's degree from the University of Rochester in 1967 and his Ph.D. in economics in 1970.[1] He then joined Harvard's economics faculty.[1] He was Harvard's Provost from 1992-1994 and chaired the economics department from 1984-1987.[1] He is a recipient of the J. Kenneth Galbraith Prize for excellence in teaching.[1]

He is a Senior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows and a fellow of the Econometric Society.[3][4] He was elected fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1994[5] and fellow of the Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory in 2012.[6]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Distinguished Alumni". Department of Economics: University of Rochester. Retrieved 2021-12-19.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ Johansson, Dan (2013-09-19). "Economics Without Entrepreneurship or Institutions: A Vocabulary Analysis of Graduate Textbooks". Econ Journal Watch. Rochester, NY – via SSRN.
  3. ^ "Jerry R. Green - Faculty & Research - Harvard Business School". Retrieved 2021-12-19.
  4. ^ "Fellows | The Econometric Society". Retrieved 2021-12-19.
  5. ^ "Jerry Richard Green". American Academy of Arts & Sciences. Retrieved 2022-01-21.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. ^ "Economic Theory Fellows". Retrieved 2022-01-21.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)