Office Hours

  • Monday: 1:00 - 2:30pm
  • Wednesday: 1:00 - 2:30pm


  • Industrial Organization
  • Managerial Economics
  • Econometrics

Shuo Chen

Associate Professor of

School of Business

South Hall 115E
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

A member of the Geneseo faculty since 2005

Faculty Information


  • M.A., Ph.D. University of Mississippi
  • B.A. Renmin University of China


  • Before joining SUNY Geneseo, she taught Business Statistics and Managerial Economics at the University of Mississippi.

Research Interests

Her research interests are in the areas of Industrial Organization, Managerial Economics, and Econometrics.


  • Dr. Chen has been a member of the American Economic Association since 2003.
My Classes

Econ 101:
Introductory Microeconomics

    A survey introduction to microeconomics with emphasis on the concepts of demand, supply, production, input markets, general equilibrium, and economic efficiency. Attention is given to the problems of income distribution, agriculture, spillover effects, and international trade.

Econ 102:
Introductory Macroeconomics

    A survey introduction to macroeconomics with emphasis on the concepts of national income accounting, consumption, investment, money and banking, and income determination. Attention is given to the problems of employment, price stability, growth, and international economic policy. Prerequisites: ECON 101.

Econ 350:
Law & Economics

    The purpose of this course is to introduce to students the analysis of law from the perspective of economics. Based on the economic concepts and principles of scarcity, choice, preferences, and incentives, this course uses the microeconomic tools such as cost-and-benefit analysis, and supply-and-demand models to explain legal and political rules, firms and contracts, government organizations, and other institutions. Topics in this course include economic analysis of property law, contract law, tort liability, criminal law, and antitrust law. Prerequisites: ECON 110 and junior standing. Restricted to School of Business majors and minors. Others may seek permission from the School of Business. Offered when demand is sufficient.

Econ 370:
Industrial Organization

    A study of the theory, organization, and operation of the structure of business enterprise. Emphasis is given to the incidence of competitive and monopolistic tendencies in various markets, economic concentration, market conduct, market performance, and regulatory policy. Prerequisites: ECON 210 and junior standing. Restricted to School of Business majors and minors. Others may seek permission from the School of Business. Offered every other year.

Econ 525:
Managerial Economic Analysis

    Managerial economics introduces the basic principles of economic analysis as applied to managerial decisions to determine how an organization can achieve its aims most efficiently. This course applies statistical and quantitative tools and the methodological approaches commonly used by economists to business problems as demand estimation, product pricing, profit maximizing level of output, cost minimizing level of input use, and forecasting. Offered: every fall Prerequisites: ECON 101, ECON 102 and graduate status.