Peter Z. Grossman is a Professor of Economics at Butler University's College of
Business. 

Articles

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Institutions Matter: Why the Herder Problem is not a Prisoner's Dilemma (with Daniel Cole), Theory and Decision (2010)

In the game theory literature, Garrett Hardin’s famous allegory of the “tragedy of the commons”...

 
Protecting Private Property with Constitutional Judicial Review: A Social Welfare Approach (with Daniel H. Cole), Review of Law & Economics (2010)

This article uses a social welfare approach to determine if and when the institution of...

 

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The Apollo Fallacy and its Effect on U.S. Energy Policy, Energy Policy (2009)

US Policy makers have made continual references to the Apollo Program as a model for...

 

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The JEC Revisited: Did Debt Undermine Stability? (with Kathy A. Paulson Gjerde), Atlantic Economic Journal (2009)

The Joint Executive Committee (JEC), one of the most studied cartels in all of economics,...

 

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U.S. Energy Policy and the Presumption of Market Failure, Cato Journal (2009)

The article presents an analysis of U.S. energy policy, focusing on the question of whether...

 

Books

Principles of Law and Economics (with Daniel H. Cole), Daniel H. Cole (2005)
 

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How cartels endure and how they fail : studies of industrial collusion (2004)

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The End of a Natural Monopoly: Deregulation and Competition in the Electric Power Industry (with Daniel H. Cole), Daniel H. Cole (2003)

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