Research Associate Thomas Karier is professor of economics at Eastern Washington University in Spokane and the Washington State representative to the Northwest Power and Conservation Council. His research areas include public policy, energy, natural resources, taxation, labor, international trade, and industrial organization.

Karier is the author of:

  • The Economics of Mergers and Monopoly Power, 1993
  • Great Experiments in American Economic Policy: From Kennedy to Reagan, 1997

His recent publications include “Keeping the Lights On: A Banking Industry Model to Avoid Shortages,” Public Utilities Fortnightly, July 1, 2002.

Karier received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.


Thomas Karier
Research Associate
Levy Economics Institute of Bard College
Annandale-on-Hudson NY US 12504-5000
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