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Middlebury College
Carr Hall 203
Middlebury, VT 05753
(802) 443-3419

Robert Prasch

Professor of Economics
Middlebury College

Robert E. Prasch is Professor of Economics at Middlebury College where he teaches Monetary Theory and Policy, Macroeconomics, American Economic History, and the History of Economic Thought. He is the author of over 100 academic articles, book chapters, book reviews, in addition to multiple editorials and interviews in newspapers, radio, and online media including The Huffington Post, Common Dreams, New Economic Perspectives and Translation Exercises. The most recent of his three authored or co-edited books is How Markets Work: Supply, Demand and the ‘Real World’ (Edward Elgar, 2008). He has served on the editorial boards of the Review of Political Economy and the Journal of Economic Issues, and on the Board and as president of the Association for Evolutionary Economics (AFEE). Prior to Middlebury College, he taught at Vassar College, the University of Maine, and San Francisco State University.


• Associate Professor, Middlebury College, Fall 2003-Spring 2008
• Visiting Scholar, U. C. Berkeley, Institute of Industrial Relations, Spring -Summer 2007
• Assistant Professor, Middlebury College, Fall 2002-Spring 2003
• Visiting Assistant Professor, Middlebury College, Fall 2000-Spring 2002
• Visiting Assistant Professor, Vassar College, Fall 1996-Spring 2000
• Assistant Professor, University of Maine, Orono, Fall 1990-Spring 1996
• Lecturer, San Francisco State University, Jan. 1989-May 1990
• Board of Editors, the Journal of Economic Issues
• President, Association for Evolutionary Economics
• Board of Directors, Association for Social Economics


Ph.D., Economics, University of California, Berkeley, 1982
M.A., Economics, University of Denver, 1986
B.A., Economics and History, University of Colorado, 1983


Robert Prasch. How Markets Work: Supply, Demand and ‘The Real World’. Edward Elgar, 2008.

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