Ashley A. Langer
735 S. State St. #4300
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-3091
Research and Teaching Interests:
- Applied Microeconomics
B.A. Northwestern University 2002
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley 2010
Professor Langer's research interests include environmental economics, energy economics, and industrial organization. She is currently studying price discrimination based on consumer demographics in the new vehicle market; in particular she is investigating the role of demographic differences in consumer demand on pricing. Langer is also investigating vehicle manufacturers' estimates of consumer demand for fuel economy, as evidenced by vehicle pricing decisions. In the Winter 2010 term, Langer will teach one of the Ford School's core graduate courses in microeconomics.
Langer previously worked at the Brookings Institution and received her PhD in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.