Troy L. Tassier

Troy Tassier

Associate Professor of Economics
Email: [email protected]


Rose Hill Campus: Dealy E-529
Phone: 718-817-4793

  • Ph.D., University of Iowa

    • Microeconomics
    • Social Network Theory
  • Dr. Tassier is an Associate Professor of Economics at Fordham University. Previously he was a post-doctoral research fellow at the Center for the Study of Complex Systems at the University of Michigan. He received a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Iowa. His research focuses on complex systems in economics and diffusion processes in social networks.

  • Journal Articles

    "Network Position and Health Care Worker Infections," Troy Tassier, Philip Polgreen and Alberto Segre, Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination, 12:277-307, 2017.

    “The Dynamics of Subcenter Formation: Midtown Manhattan, 1861-1906,” Jason Barr and Troy Tassier, Journal of Regional Science, 56(5):754-791, 2016.

    "Endogenous Movement and Equilibrium Selection in Spatial Coordination Games," David Hagmann and Troy Tassier, Computational Economics, 44 (3): 379-395, 2014.

    “Bedrock Depth and the Formation of the Manhattan Skyline, 1890-1915,” Jason Barr, Troy Tassier, and Rossen Trendafilov, Journal of Economic History, 71 (4), 1060-1077, 2011.

    “A Characterization of Equilibria in the Groves Ledyard Mechanism,” Scott E. Page and Troy Tassier, Journal of Mathematical Economics, 46, 1229-1242, 2010.

    “Using Social Networks to Prioritize Vaccination Strategies for Healthcare Workers,” Philip Polgreen, Troy Tassier, Sriram Pemmaraju, and Alberto Segre, Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 31(9), 893-900, 2010.

    “Social Network Structure, Equality, and Segregation in a Labor Market with Referral Hiring,” Troy Tassier and Filippo Menczer, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 66, 514-528, 2008. 

    Books and Book Chapters

    The Economics of Epidemiology, Springer, 2013.

    Complexity and Economics, in 21st Century Economics: A Reference Handbook, edited by Rhona C. Free, Sage Publications, 2010, pp. 883-890.