Sumner La Croix

UHERO Research Fellow and Professor Emeritus of Economics


Ph.D. in Economics, University of Washington, 1981

M.A. in Economics, University of Washington, 1979

Fulbright Scholar, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, 1976-1977

B.A., Double Major in Mathematics and in Political and Social Thought, University of Virginia, 1976

Research Interests

Economic History, Development Economics, Industrial Organization, Law and Economics

Waikiki Kalakaua St

Prevention of Travel-related Reintroduction of COVID-19 Infection in the State of Hawaii

This plan proposes to limit travel-related reintroduction of COVID-19 into Hawaii, averting further local transmission of the virus from travelers to the community. The plan …

Sumner La Croix on diversifying Hawai’i’s economy

Thank you health heroes, first responders, essential workers

Saving the Class of 2020 From the COVID-19 Economic Crisis

By Sumner La Croix and James Mak At Hawai‘i’s high schools, 11,000+ students at public schools and 3,000+ students at private schools are about to …