Luis  Locay

Luis Locay

Associate Professor, Economics

Research Interests

Economic growth and development; industrial organization; labor and health economics, and demography; and the Cuban economy

Featured Publications

  • "The Effects of Spanish-Language Background on Completed Schooling and Aptitude Test Scores," Economic Inquiry (coauthor with Regan and Diamond)

    “Entrepreneurship and productivity: The slow growth of the planned economies,” Review of Economic Dynamics (coauthor with Bajona)

    “Price Discrimination in Competitive Markets,” Journal of Political Economy (coauthor with Rodriguez)

    “Specialization, Non-Market Production, and the Measurement of Economic Growth,” American Economic Review (coauthor with Devereux)

    “Economic Development and the Division of Production Between Households and Markets,”Journal of Political Economy

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Department of Economics


  • Microeconomic theory
  • Economic growth and development
  • Applied microeconomics


  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Chicago, 1983
  • B.A., Economics, University of California at Davis, 1976
  • B.S., Mathematics, University of California at Davis, 1976
Luis  Locay


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