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Jeremy Petranka

Visiting Lecturer
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Microeconomic Theory,
Industrial Organization,
Game Theory, Political Economics



Jeremy Petranka is a Lecturer of Economics at UNC-Chapel Hill.  After receiving his Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Virginia Tech in 1999, Jeremy worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers as a management consultant.  He earned his PhD from the Department of Economics at UNC-Chapel Hill in 2009. Prior to joining UNC as a Lecturer in 2011, Jeremy taught at Elon University and Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. 

Jeremy's teaching interests are in Microeconomics, Industrial Organization, and Game Theory.  His research interests are varied, including studying how voter heuristics influence political ambiguity, the role of information revelation on grade inflation, and the theoretical foundations of economic conflict.