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.


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

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

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.