Lisa M. George is an Associate Professor of Economics at Hunter College, CUNY. She is on leave for the
2018-2019 academic year as a Visiting Scholar at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Professor George’s research focuses on the economics of media and information markets. She has
published in leading journals such as American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy and
Journal of Industrial Economics. Her research has been funded by the FCC and private foundations, and
she has testified as an economics expert in copyright proceedings. Professor George served six years as
editor-in-chief of the economics journal Information Economics and Policy. She co-organizes the annual
Media Economics Workshop and co-founded the New York City Media Seminar.
Professor George completed her Ph.D. at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and also holds
Bachelor of Science and Master of Engineering degrees from Cornell University. She has served in the
past as a Visiting Associate Professor of Business and Public Policy at the Wharton School, University of
Pennsylvania; as an Assistant Professor of Economics at Michigan State University, and as an officer in the
Host Dan Loney is joined by Patti Williams (Associate Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School), Ivan Seidenberg (Former Chairman and CEO of Verizon Communications; Board of Directors, Verizon Communications; Blackrock), Lisa George (Associate Professor of Economics, Hunter College & The Graduate Center, City University of New York), Rodney Ramcharan (Associate Professor of Finance and Business Economics, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California), Dan Kennedy (Associate Professor of Journalism; Contributor to WGBH News, Northeastern University), Peter Conti-Brown (Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania), and Americus Reed (Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School) on the Monday, February 4, 2019 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.