Jason Jackson is Lecturer in Political Economy in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at MIT. His research interests are in political economy and economic sociology, focussing on the origins and evolution of the institutional arrangements that shape relations between business and the state.
In Fall 2016 he will co-teach the required MCP introductory course "Gateway: Planning Action" (11.201). In Spring 2017 he will teach two courses, a seminar entitled "The Institutions of Modern Capitalism" (11.S944) and "Thesis Prep: Research Design and Methods" (11.THG) .
Further information is available on his website www.jasonjackson.net
Areas of Interest
Community Development, Economic Development, Gender Studies, Globalization, Government, History and Theory of Planning, International Development, International Studies, Law and Policy, Postcolonialism
-PhD Political Economy, MIT
-MPA, Harvard Kennedy School
-MSc Development Economics , University of London SOAS
-AB Economics, Princeton University