Jorge Lemus

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics
Assistant Professor, College of Law (by courtesy)


Professor Lemus is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics and a Professor of Law (by courtesy) at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research interests are Industrial Organization, Economics of Innovation, Law and Economics, and Applied Theory.

Professor Lemus received his PhD at the Department of Economics at Northwestern University, and a Master in Applied Economics at CEA, Universidad de Chile.

Department of Economics bio


PhD Northwestern University
MS Universidad de Chile

Areas of Expertise

Industrial Organization
Economics of Innovation
Law and Economics
Applied Theory

Lemus, J., & Marshall, G. (2021). Dynamic tournament design: Evidence from prediction contests. Journal of Political Economy129(2), 383-420.

Lemus, J., & Temnyalov, E. (2020). Pay-for-Delay with Follow-On Products. Review of Industrial Organization56(4), 697-714.

Hovenkamp, E., & Lemus Encalada, J. A. (2018). Delayed entry settlements at the patent office. International Review of Law and Economics54, 30-38.

Lemus, J., & Marshall, G. (2018). When the clock starts ticking: Measuring strategic responses to TRIPS’s patent term change. Research Policy47(4), 796-804.

Bryan, K. A., & Lemus, J. (2017). The direction of innovation. Journal of Economic Theory172, 247-272.

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