Research Associate William J. Baumol is a professor of economics at New York University.

His research interests include innovation and growth, antitrust economics, globalization, and trade. Selected publications include:

  • The Free-Market Innovation Machine, 2002;
  • Global Trade and Conflicting National Interests (with R. Gomory), 2000;
  • "Predation and the Logic of the Average Variable Cost Test," Journal of Law and Economics,1996.

He was a member of the faculty of the London School of Economics (1947–49) and a professor at Princeton University (1949–91). Baumol has a B.S.S. from City College of New York, a Ph.D. from London University, as well as 11 honorary degrees.


William J. Baumol
Research Associate
Levy Economics Institute of Bard College
Annandale-on-Hudson NY US 12504-5000
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