Gerald Granderson




Academic Background

  • Ph.D. University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Economics, 1993
  • M.A. Eastern Michigan University, Economics, 1987
  • B.A. University of Michigan, Economics, 1984

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Professor, Miami University (2014-Present)
  • Associate Professor, Miami University (1999-2014).
  • Visiting Associate Professor, University of Florida (August, 2005-December, 2005).
  • Assistant Professor, Miami University (1993-1999).
  • Intern, Bureau of Economics, Antitrust Division, Federal Trade Commission (1990-1990).

Recent Publications

  • Granderson, G. (2019). The Impacts of Firm Membership in an Independent System Operator (ISO) on Production Cost and Cost Efficiency in the Generation Sector of the U.S. Electric Utility Industry. Managerial and Decision Economics, 40(2) , 159-168.
  • Granderson, G, & Tauchen, H. (2016). The Impacts of Membership in Multi-Hospital Systems on Cost, Productivity Growth, and Technical Change. Applied Economics, 48(18), 1633-1646 (lead article).
  • Granderson, G. & Forsund, F. (2014). Rate Regulation and the Le Chatelier Principle. Journal of Productivity Analysis, 41(2), 263-275.
  • Grandeerson, G. and Forsund, F. (2013). The Impact of the Clean Air Act on Production Cost, and the Substitution Between Inputs in the Electric Utility Industry, , Energy Economics, 40 , 785-794.
  • Granderson, G & Prior, D. (2013). Environmental Externalities and Regulation Constrained Cost Productivity Growth in the U.S. Electric utility Industry. Journal of Productivity Analysis, 39(3), 243-257.
  • Granderson, G. (2011). The Impacts of Hospital Alliance membership, Alliance Size, and Repealing Certificate of Need Regulation, On the Cost Efficiency of Non-Profit Hospitals. Managerial Economics, 32 (3) , 159-173
  • Granderson, G. (2006). Externalities, Efficiency, Regulation, and Productivity Growth in the U.S. Electric Utility Industry. Journal of Productivity Analysis, 26 (3), 269-287.
  • Granderson, G. & Linvill, C. (2002). Regulation, Efficiency, and Granger Causality. International Journal of Industrial Organization, 20 (9), 1225-1245.
  • Granderson, G. (2000). Regulation, Open-Access Transportation, and Productive Efficiency. Review of Industrial Organization, 16 (3), 251-266.
  • Granderson, G. & Linvill, C. (1999). Parametric and Nonparametric Approaches to Benchmarking the Regulated Firm. Journal of Productivity Analysis, 12 (3), 211-232.
  • Granderson, G. (1999). The Impact of Regulation on Technical Change. Southern Economic Journal, 65 (4), 807-822.

Areas of Expertise

  • Industrial organization
  • Productivity and growth
  • Regulation


Gerald Granderson is a Professor of Economics at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He received his PhD in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has taught undergraduate courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics, economics of strategy, as well as a graduate course in econometrics. His research focuses on the impacts of regulation, and changes in regulation, on firm cost, efficiency, and productivity growth. Industries he has analyzed includes electric utilities, interstate natural gas pipelines, and hospitals. His work has been published in Applied Economics, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Journal of Productivity Analysis, Journal of Regulatory Economics, Managerial and Decision Economics, Review of Industrial Organization, and the Southern Economic Journal.


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