J. Vernon Henderson

Visiting Professor of Population Studies (Research)

Office: 307 Mencoff Hall
Tel: (401) 863-2097
Fax: (401) 863-3351


Vernon Henderson is Professor of Economics and Urban Studies and the Eastman Professor of Political Economy. His research interests include microeconomic theory, urban and regional economics, economic development, and public finance, including the environmental aspects of cities and industrial locations.

His current research activities include spatial evolution of economic activity, urban growth, the impacts of environmental regulation, urbanization in Asia, and sources of urban productivity.


Microeconomics, Regional economics