R. Richard Geddes is associate professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Policy Analysis and Management at Cornell University. He holds MA and Ph.D. degrees in economics from the University of Chicago, and a BS from Towson University in economics and finance. He is author or editor of three books, and numerous essays and books chapters. Geddes work has appeared in the American Economic Review , the Journal of Regulatory Economics , the Encyclopedia of Law and Economics , the Journal of Legal Studies , the Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization , and the Journal of Law and Economics. He teaches courses on corporate governance and the regulation of industry. His research fields include corporate governance, postal reform, public utility regulation, and the economics of women's rights, among others. Geddes was a senior economist on the President's Council of Economic Advisers during the 2004-2005 academic year. He was a Visiting Faculty Fellow at Yale Law School in 1995-1996, and a National Fellow at the Hoover Institution in 1999-2000. He taught at Fordham University from 1991 to 2002.
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