The Young Ja Lim Professor in Economics
Robert G. Lynch is the Young Ja Lim professor in economics at Washington College, where he has taught since the fall of 1998. Lynch was a visiting scholar at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth in 2015. From 1983 to 1998, he taught at the State University of New York at Cortland, where he served as chair of the Department of Economics between 1991 and 1993. He also taught at Huanghe University (1985–86) in the People’s Republic of China. His areas of specialization include international economics, public policy, public finance, economic development, and comparative economics. Lynch earned his Ph.D. and master’s degree in economics from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and his bachelor of arts degree in international and development economics from Georgetown University.