Jay Prag is a Clinical Associate Professor at the Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management where he has taught since 1986. He also teaches at Harvey Mudd College, and he previously taught at Claremont McKenna College and Pomona College. He has also taught Corporate Finance as a corporate trainer at Edison International for seven years.
Professor Prag has won twenty-eight teaching awards in his years at the Claremont Colleges. He has also served as Academic Director for the Executive MBA and the Financial Engineering Programs at the Drucker School.
He serves on the Board of Directors of LINC Housing, a nonprofit, low-income housing developer in Long Beach, CA. He previously served on the Board of Directors of Mt. San Antonio Gardens in Claremont, CA, and was actively involved in and served on the boards of several business start-ups.
Professor Prag was a weekly guest on the Lou Desmond Show on KTIE 590 AM for four years, and he published a monthly column in the Los Angeles Newspaper Group newspapers for many years. He has published research papers in the Journal of Macroeconomics, the Review of Financial Economics, and the Journal of Cultural Economics.
He has a PhD in Economics from the University of Rochester (1988), an MA in Economics (1981), and a BBA (1979) from the University of Florida.