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Marie Petkus joined Centre’s faculty in 2008 as assistant professor of economics and was named a Centre Scholar in 2011. She was appointed Ewing T. Boles Associate Professor of Economics in 2016, and received the Kirk Award for excellence in teaching in 2019.
Before coming to Centre, Petkus was a lecturer at the University of Chicago’s Department of Economics and Business School. Her primary research interests are industrial organization and environmental economics. For her dissertation, Petkus measured the price response of Illinois landfill owners to changes in competition arising from a new environmental regulation.
She graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.S. in economics. She earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in economics as well, from the University of Chicago.
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