College of Business and Behavioral Science

Profile


F. Andrew Hanssen




Office: Sirrine 220B
Phone: 654-5474
Email: FHANSSE@clemson.edu
Vita: http://people.clemson.edu/~fhansse/Resume.pdf
Personal Website: http://people.clemson.edu/~fhansse/
 

 Educational Background

PhD
University of Chicago

MA
Johns Hopkins

MBA
University of Chicago

BA
Johns Hopkins

 Courses Taught

Principles of Microeconomics
Intermediate Microeconomoics
Economis of Property Rights
Economics of Sports
Industrial Organization
Law and Economics
Economics of Motion Picture Industry

 Profile

F. Andrew Hanssen is Associate Professor in the John E. Walker Department of Economics at Clemson University. His areas of research include institutions, law and economics, political economy, and industrial organization. He has published articles in a number of refereed journals, including the American Economic Review; the Journal of Law and Economics; the Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization; and the Journal of Legal Studies. Several of his articles have been republished in books. He has also published a number of book chapters and monographs. He is associate editor of the International Review of Law and Economics and is on the editorial board of Social Science Quarterly. He spent the 2007-08 academic year as a visiting economist at the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and was a National Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution in 2000-01. Hanssen received a B.A. and M.A. from Johns Hopkins University, and an MBA and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. Before getting a Ph.D., he was a management consultant, working in Europe, Latin America, and the Far East. He joined the Clemson faculty in 2010, after holding positions at Montana State University and Colby College.

 Research Interests

Law and economics, political economy, industrial organization

 Research Publications

“When Voice Fails: Potential Exit as a Constraint on Government Quality” (with R. Fleck), International Review of Law and Economics (forthcoming)

“Judicial Review as a Constraint on Tyranny of the Majority” (with R. Fleck), Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization (forthcoming)

“On the Benefits and Costs of Legal Expertise: Adjudication in Ancient Athens” (with R. Fleck), Review of Law and Economics 8: 367-399 (2012)

“Vertical Integration during the Hollywood Studio Era”, Journal of Law and Economics 53: 519-543 (2010)

“Repeated Adjustment of Delegated Powers and the History of Eminent Domain” (with R. Fleck), International Review of Law and Economics 30: 99-112 (2010)

“Monopsony Abuse or Efficient Purchasing? Quality Measurement in the Tobacco Leaf Market”, Journal of Competition Law and Economics 6: 443-456 (2010)

“Who Integrated Major League Baseball Faster: Winning Teams or Losing Teams?” (with J. Meehan), Journal of Sports Economics 10: 141-154 (2009)

“‘Rulers Ruled by Women: An Economic Analysis of the Rise and Fall of Women’s Rights in Ancient Sparta” (with R. Fleck), Economics of Governance, 10: 221-245 (2009)

“Why Understanding Smoking Bans is Important for Estimating Their Effects:
California’s Restaurant Smoking Bans and Restaurant Sales” 46: 60-76 (with R. Fleck), Economic Inquiry (2008)