Carol Tremblay

Economics Program
School of Public Policy

428 Bexell Hall
Oregon State University
Corvallis, Oregon
Phone: (541)737-1468


Professor Carol Tremblay teaches courses in econometrics, the economics of discrimination, introduction to economic research, and public policy analysis.

Research Interests

Carol Tremblay's fields of interest are applied econometrics, labor economics, industrial organization, and behavioral economics. Recent work includes papers on strategic behavior of firms, mental illness and labor market outcomes, AIDS education, and the cigarette and brewing industries. She has published numerous articles in journals such as Economics Letters, Health Economics, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Industrial Economics, and Review of Economics and Statistics.

Curriculum Vitae


Brief Vita

Carol Horton Tremblay, Professor, received her Ph.D. from Washington State University in 1984. She joined the OSU Economics Department in 1990.

Selected Work

  • New Perspectives on Industrial Organization: Contributions from Behavioral Economics and Game Theory, Springer Publishing (with Victor J. Tremblay).
  • “Brainstorm: Occupational Choice, Bipolar Illness and Creativity,” Economics and Human Biology, 8(10), July 2010: 233-241 (with Shawna Grosskopf and Ke Yang).
  • “Advertising Restrictions and Cigarette Smoking: Evidence from Myopic and Rational Addiction Models,” Contemporary Economic Policy, July 2006: 370-381 (with Natsuko Iwasaki and Victor J. Tremblay).
  • "AIDS Education, Condom Demand, and the Sexual Activity of American Youth," Health Economics, 14(8), August 2005: 851-867 (with Davina Ling).
  • The U.S. Brewing Industry: Data and Economic Analysis, Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2005 (with Victor J. Tremblay).