Gregory DeAngelo

Professor, Economics

Professor DeAngelo joined the faculty at Rensselaer in Fall 2010 after spending a year at University of Colorado Denver as a visiting professor. He completed his PhD in Economics from UC Santa Barbara in 2009 and focuses his research in the areas of Law and Economics and Behavioral/Experimental Economics. His current research examines the role that experience plays in the enforcement of laws, the effectiveness of different law enforcement strategies on public safety, and the interplay between law enforcement, gangs, and immigration.


Ph.D. Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara, December 2009
M.S. Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2006
B.S. Economics, Rochester Institute of Technology, 2005

Select Works
  • 1. DeAngelo, G., Wagner, J., “Characterizing regulation and negligence rule uncertainty in solid waste management” , Economics Bullettin. 2. DeAngelo, G., “Cost Minimization and Medical Examinations: The Case of Anthrax”, Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Vol.5, Issue 1, Article 30, 2008.