Geoffrey Gilbert

Geoffrey N GilbertEmeritus Professor of Economics

Joined faculty in 1977

Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University
B.A. Dartmouth College

Contact Information

Scholarly Interest

Economics of population
World poverty issues, most recently World Poverty: A Reference Handbook (ABC-CLIO 2004)

Teaching Experience

Illinois Wesleyan University

Courses Taught

Microeconomic theory and policy
Poverty and welfare
Population and society
Seminar on population


Malthus: Critical Responses (Routledge, 1998)
World Population: A Reference Handbook (ABC-CLIO, 2006)
World Poverty: A Reference Handbook (ABC-CLIO, 2004)


American Economic Association
History of Economics Society
Population Association of America