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Don Waldman

Richard M. Kessler Professor of Economic Studies
Economics , 227 Persson Hall
p 315-228-7530


BA, Temple University, 1971; MA, Brown University, 1973; PhD, Cornell, 1976

Teaching Experience

University of Maryland 1976-81


Industrial organization, public policy toward business, antitrust policy


Antitrust policy, regulation and deregulation, social impacts of tax policy


  • Industrial Organization: Theory and Practice, Third Edition with Elizabeth Jensen (Boston: Addison Wesley Longman, 2007);
  • with Rochelle Ruffer, "Microsoft: Who Is Microsoft Today?" in Victor J. Tremblay and Carol Horton Tremblay, eds., Industry and Firm Studies, Fourth Edition (Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 2007)
  • Microeconomics (Boston: Pearson Addison Wesley, 2004);
  • Industrial Organization: Theory and Practice with Elizabeth Jensen (Addison Wesley Longman, 1998);
  • Antitrust Action and Market Structure (Lexington Books, 1978);
  • The Economics of Antitrust: Cases and Analysis (Little Brown, 1986);
  • "Market Structure, Opportunity Costs and Tax Avoidance" with J. Baldani (Review of Industrial Organization, 1990);
  • "The Inefficiencies of 'Unsuccessful' Price Fixing Agreements" (The Antitrust Bulletin, 1988);
  • "Welfare and Collusion: Comment" (The American Economic Review, 1982);
  • articles in Antitrust Law and Economics Review, Antitrust Bulletin, Social Science Quarterly, The Review of Industrial Organization, and Nebraska Journal of Economics and Business

Professional Experience

  • Economic adviser to Maryland legislature 1979;
  • Economic consultant and expert witness for Maryland Department of Justice in Spiro Agnew case 1981