Peter Grajzl Associate Professor of Economics

Peter Grajzl

Huntley 101C
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Professor Grajzl joined Washington and Lee in 2009. He teaches courses in microeconomics, mathematical economics, and the economics of institutions and governance.

Professor Grajzl received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Maryland at College Park in 2005 and was an assistant professor at the Central European University from 2005 to 2009. He received teaching awards from both the University of Maryland and the Central European University. He is also a Research Network Fellow at CESifo in Munich, Germany.

Professor Grajzl's research interests lie in the economics of institutions and governance, law and economics, and political economy. His research has appeared (or is forthcoming) in CESifo DICE Report-Journal of Institutional Comparisons, Constitutional Political Economy, Economic Systems, Economics of Governance, Economics of Transition, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, European Journal of Law and Economics, International Review of Law and Economics, Journal of Comparative Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Journal of Socio-Economics, Law and Society Review, Review of Law and Economics, and The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy.


Ph.D. Economics, University of Maryland at College Park (2005)
B.A. Economics, University of Ljubljana (2000)


Economics of Institutions and Governance
Law and Economics
Political Economy


Econ 101: Principles of Microeconomics
Econ 210: Microeconomic Theory
Econ 220: Mathematical Economics
Econ 281: Institutions and Economic Performance
Econ 282: Economic Governance and Institutional Design
Econ 399: Capstone Seminar in Economics