Jenny Hawkins

Associate Dean for Undergraduate and Integrated Studies
Weatherhead School of Management
Associate Professor
Department of Economics
Weatherhead School of Management

Jenny Hawkins, PhD, is an associate professor of economics and Associate Dean for Undergraduate and Integrate Studies at the Weatherhead School of Management. Her courses include Economic Analysis of Business Strategy, Law and Economics, Economic Analysis of Labor Markets, Principles of Microeconomics, the Senior Capstone in Economics, and the EMBA Economics for Managers. She advises the Women in Economics club. Her research focuses on topics in industrial organization and law and economics using both theoretical and empirical analyses.

Hawkins received her PhD in Economics from The University of Arizona and her BA in Mathematics and Economics from Idaho State University. She began her appointment at the Weatherhead School of Management in 2014.

Initially Appointed: 2014

Curriculum Vita

LinkedIn Profile

Twitter @jrhawkins

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Teaching Information

Courses Taught

Principles of Microeconomics
Economic Analysis for Managers
Economic Analysis of Labor Markets
Law and Economics
Senior Capstone in Economics

Office Hours

By appointment only

Research Information

Research Interests

  • Microeconomic theory
  • Law and economics
  • Industrial organization
  • Antitrust

Awards and Honors

Carl E. Wittke Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
Case Western Reserve University
J. Bruce Jackson, M.D. Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Mentoring
Case Western Reserve University
Weatherhead Undergraduate Teaching Award, Weatherhead School of Management
Case Western Reserve University
Learning Fellows 2.0 Fellowship
Case Western Reserve University UCITE

External Appointments

  • Committee Member, FSCUE (Faculty Senate Committee on Undergraduate Education), 2020 - 2023
  • Committee Member, Presidential Search Advisory Committee, 2020
  • Faculty Advisor, Women in Economics (WE), 2019 - 2021
  • Economics Undergraduate Program Director, 2017 - 2022
  • Committee Member, Undergraduate and Integrated Programs Committee, 2017 - 2022


  • Gelbach, J. B., Hawkins, J. (2020).
    A Bayesian Approach to Event Studies for Securities Litigation (vol. 176, issue 1)  Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics
  • Hawkins, J. , Powell, T. (2019).
    Circumventing Antitrust Law: Cooperation Between Government and Industry During Times of Crisis, 1910- 1945   
  • Hawkins, J. , Saini, V. (2016).
    Returns to Indian Art during 2000-2013 (vol. 42, issue Spring 2016, pp. 302-310)  Eastern Economic Journal
  • Hawkins, J. (2015).
    Book Review: Predatory Pricing in Antitrust Law and Economics: A Historical Perspective   Eastern Economic Journal
  • Hawkins, J. (2014).
    Returns on Indian Art during 2000-2013    Association for Cultural Economics International (ACEI) Working Paper Series
  • Hawkins, J. (2012).
    Antitrust Enforcement During the Great Depression
  • Hawkins, J. , Lazatti, N. (2011).
    Misalignment of Firm and Consumer Preferences for Advertising


University of Arizona
Bachelor of Arts
Mathematics and Economics
Idaho State University