The Economics Department

Vincent J Geraci

Professor Emeritus



Vince Geraci completed his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Wisconsin at Madison and has been teaching at the University of Texas at Austin since 1973. He is an econometrician with special interests in public policy analysis. His doctoral dissertation, which won the Irving Fisher Graduate Monograph Award, was a theoretical study of the identification and estimation of simultaneous equation models with measurement errors. He has conducted applied research in the areas of international trade, property taxation, job training programs for disadvantaged workers, and the financing of unemployment insurance benefits. His teaching has been recognized through a President's Associates Teaching Excellence Award, a Dad's Association Centennial Teaching Fellowship, a Distinguished Faculty Award from the Freshmen Honors Societies, and the Sue Killam Professorship of Economics. He has served the University in the positions of Department Chair, Graduate Advisor, Honors Advisor and Undergraduate Program Director.


Geraci, V. (1987) "Errors in Variables." In The New Palgrave. A Dictionary of Economic Theory and Doctrine. London: Macmillan Press. Reprinted in 1990 in a special volume on econometrics.

Geraci, V. (Feb 1983) "Errors in Variables and the Individual Structural Equation." International Economic Review

Geraci, V. and Prewo, W. (Aug 1982) "An Empirical Demand and Supply Model of Multilateral Trade." Review of Economics and Statistics.

Geraci, V. (Jul 1977) "Estimation of Simultaneous Equation Models with Measurement Error." Econometrica.

Geraci, V. (Jun 1977) "Measuring the Benefits from Property Tax Assessment Reform." National Tax Journal.

Geraci, V. (Sep 1976) "Identification of Simultaneous Equation Models with Measurement Error." Journal of Econometrics. Reprinted in D. J. Aigner and A.S. Goldberger, eds. (1977) Latent Variables in Socioeconomic Models. Amsterdam: North-Holland Publishers.

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