Professor Jeffrey Borland

Professor of Economics


    Jeff Borland is Professor of Economics at the University of Melbourne, where he teaches economic history. He has a B.A. (Hons) in Economics and History from the University of Melbourne, and a PhD in Economics from Yale University. In 2010 he was Visiting Professor of Australian Studies at Harvard University. He has also held visiting teaching positions at the University of Iowa and University of Wisconsin-Madison, and has been a senior research fellow at the Australian National University. As well as economic history, Jeff teaches microeconomics and sports economics. In 2007 he was awarded an Australian Carrick Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning. At the University of Melbourne he has been a recipient of the Ed Brown University Teaching Prize and the Dean’s Award for Individual Teaching, and as a graduate student at Yale University he was awarded the Raymond Powell Prize for Excellence in Teaching in the Department of Economics.