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Year Retired from SJSU


Educational Background

Cornell University, 1968 PhD

Cornell University, 1967 MA

University of Oregon, 1965 MA

University of Oregon, 1963 BS

Teaching Experience

San Jose State University, Professor, 1977 - 2008

University College, Galway, Ireland, Visiting Professor, 1989

University of California Berkeley, Visiting Professor, 1978 - 1979

University of Maryland, Assistant Professor, 1968 - 1973

Administrative and Professional Experience

Fulbright Fellow, New Zealand Institute of Economic Research, Wellington, NZ, 1988

Research Economist, Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Washington, D.C., 1973 - 1975

Consultant on Antitrust and Regulatory matters for State Attorneys General (CA, NY), the US Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, the Government of New Zealand, the Government of Canada, and many private attorneys and businesses.

Consultant: The National Commission on Consumer Finance, 1970 -1972


Editorial Boards: The Antitrust Bulletin, Journal of Economic Issues, and The Review of Industrial Organization, plus referee/reviewer for many scholarly journals.

Faculty Advisor/Sponsor for Tau Delta Phi Honorary Society at SJSU

President and Vice President of the Industrial Organization Society of the US, 1985 -1986

Selected Publications


Industrial Organization and Public Policy (Macmillan) three editions

Business Government and Society (Macmillan) Three editions

Principles of Economics (Macmillan)

An Economic Analysis of Consumer Credit Markets in the United States (National Commission on Consumer Finance, US Government Printing Office) 1973

Creditor’s Remedies and Contractual Provisions (National Commission on Consumer Finance, US Government Printing Office), 1973

Articles and book chapters:

Four dozen publications in books and journals such as Review of Economics and Statistics, Economic Journal, Southern Economic Journal, Journal of International Law and Economics, Industrial Organization Review, The Antitrust Bulletin, Journal of Industrial Economics, Quarterly Review of Economics and Business, Journal of Finance and Journal of Economics Issues.

Personal Commentary

SJSU was kind to offer me much flexibility to pursue various professional interests and opportunities here and abroad. I am also grateful to President Gail Fullerton for selecting me as President’s Scholar in 1990.



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