Industrial Organization, Public Economics, Environmental Economics


Gretchen Sileo joined the Department of Economics at Temple University in 2023. She received both her BS in Mathematics and Psychology and her MS in Applied Mathematics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Most recently, she received her PhD in Economics from Georgetown University. Her research interests include the industrial organization of public institutions and policy-relevant analysis. Her work has applied empirical industrial organization methods to a variety of topics including: drinking water infrastructure investment, prices in the prison phone industry, and technology and market power in the cement industry.


Selected Publications

  • Proactive and Reactive Infrastructure Investment
  • Technology and Market Power: The United States Cement Industry, 1974-2019
  • The Price That Inmates Pay

Courses Taught

  • Economics of American Industry