Glenn C. Loury is currently University Professor, Professor of Economics, and Director of the Institute on Race and Social Division at Boston University.
Loury is a distinguished academic economist. He has made scholarly contributions to the fields of welfare economics, game theory, industrial organization, natural resource economics and the economics of income distribution. He has presented his research before numerous scholarly meetings and academic societies throughout the world. He has been a scholar in residence at Oxford University, Tel Aviv University, the University of Stockholm, the Delhi School of Economics, the Institute for the Human Sciences in Vienna, and the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton. Professor Loury has received a Guggenheim Fellowship to support his work. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Fellow of the Econometric Society, and was elected Vice President of the American Economics Association for 1997.
Previously he has taught economics at Harvard, Northwestern and the University of Michigan. He earned a B.A. in Mathematics at Northwestern University and holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.