Darlene C. Chisholm, PhD

Professor, Economics

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  • University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Ph.D. Economics, 1991
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
    B.A. Economics, 1987
  • Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
    Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 1982-1984

Research Interests

  • Industrial Organization
  • Applied Micreconomic Theory
  • Empirical Contract Studies
  • Spatial Competition and Product Differentiation in U.S. Motion-Pictures Industry

Employment History

  • Suffolk University, Boston, MA
    Professor of Economics (2006-present)
    Associate Professor of Economics (2001-2006)
  • University of Cambridge, UK
    Visiting Yip Fellow, Magdalene College (October-December 2022)
  • Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
    Visiting Scholar, Department of Economics (January-August 2008)
  • Tufts University, Medford, MA
    Visiting Associate Professor of Economics (2000-2001)
  • Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
    Associate Professor of Economics, with tenure (1997-2001)
    Assistant Professor of Economics (1991-1997)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
    Visiting Scholar, Department of Economics (January-August 1994)


Professor Chisholm’s research has been published in journals, including:
  • American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings
  • Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization
  • Regional Science and Urban Economics
  • Applied Economics Letters
Professor Chisholm has served as referee for journals, including:
  • RAND Journal of Economics
  • Review of Economics and Statistics
  • International Journal of Industrial Organization
  • Journal of Industrial Economics
She has served as a reviewer for the National Science Foundation.
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Courses Taught

  • EC-101 - Applied Microeconomics
  • EC-311 - Intermediate Micro Theory
  • EC-402 - Mathematical Economics
  • EC-460 - Game Theory
  • EC-510 - EC Independent Study