William L. Holahan

Professor Emeritus
 Bolton Hall 848

   Economic Education

   Brief Biography


PhD, Brown University
MA, Brown University
BS, University of Notre Dame

Research Interests

Microeconomic Theory, Industrial Organization, Law and Economics


Econ 381 – Honors Seminar: Economic Issues for the 2016 Presidential Election (Fall 2016)

Current Projects

Pricing in Spatial Economics; Pricing of Water; Research on Sports Economics

Selected Publications

“The External Congestion Costs of Differential Vehicle Size,” Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, Vol. 46 (2012), pp.67-78. (with Sara Cosgrove).

“Credible Collusion in a Spatial Economy,” International Economic Review, 44(1), February 2003: 299-312 (with John Gross).

“How to Carve a Medical Degree: Comment,” American Economic Review, 81(4), September 1991: 1015-16 (with Richard Perlman).

“The Welfare Effects of Market Shapes in the Loschian Location Model: Squares vs. Hexagons,” American Economic Review, 71(4), September 1981: 738-46 (with Richard E. Schuler).

“A Theoretical Analysis of Resale Price Maintenance,” Journal of Economic Theory, 21(3), December 1979: 411-20.