Jan Brueckner

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Jan Keith Brueckner (* 1950 in Berkeley , California ) is an American economist and university professor . His main areas of activity are urban and transport economics .

Career, research and teaching

Brueckner completed his Artium Baccalaureus studies at the University of California, Berkeley with honors in 1972 . He then moved to Stanford University , where he received his Ph.D. graduated in economics. As an assistant professor and associate professor , he was subsequently at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign before he was appointed full professor there in 1985. In 2005 he followed a call from the University of California, Irvine . He is a member of the Institute of Transportation Studies and the Institute for Mathematical Behavioral Sciences the UCI.

Brueckner researches and teaches in the areas of urban economics with a focus on the economics of the public sector and housing finance as well as industrial organization , with a focus on aviation . Together with Richard Muth and Edwin Mills , he made important contributions to the development of the model of the monocentric urban structure .

Awards and honors


The following list shows books published by Brueckner, and he has also written numerous magazine articles and working papers.

  • Lectures on Urban Economics , 2011


  • Mark Blaug (Ed.): Who's who in economics. 4th edition, Elgar, Cheltenham [u. a.] 2003, ISBN 1-84064-992-5 , pp. 124-125

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. ^ NTJ - National Tax Journal. Accessed December 15, 2015 .