Brandon Lehr

Assistant Professor, Economics

Prof. Lehr’s research interests include optimal public policy, taxation, and social insurance, especially in the contexts of asymmetric information and consumers who exhibit non-standard preferences, beliefs, or decision-making.


  • Office: Fowler 217
  • Email: lehr@oxy.edu
  • Phone: (323) 259-1322
  • Website: Personal Website
  • Office Hours: M 2:30-3:30, W 3:30-4:30, and Th 4:30-5:30

Education: B.A., UC Berkeley; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Prof. Lehr currently teaches Intermediate Microeconomic Theory, Game Theory, Behavioral Economics, Health Economics, and the Honors Seminar.

He previously taught undergraduate and graduate courses at MIT. In 2009, Lehr received the Levitan Award for Excellence in Teaching in the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences from MIT. He also received that school's Undergraduate Economics Association Teaching Award.