Darlene C. Chisholm, PhD

Department of Economics




Phone: 617-305-1932
Fax: 617-994-4216
Email: darlene.chisholm@suffolk.edu
Office: 73 Tremont St., Rm. 1028


  • 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


Suffolk University, Boston, MA
Professor of Economics (2006-present)
Associate Professor of Economics (2001-2006)

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.

Courses Taught

EC 101 - Principles of Microeconomics
EC 311 - Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
EC 423/723 - Economics of Regulation
EC 460 - Game Theory
EC 820 - PhD Microeconomic Theory
EC 870 - PhD Industrial Organization