Oliver Williamson

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Members of the Economics Department

Oliver E. Williamson

Edgar F. Kaiser Professor Emeritus of Business, Economics, and Organization; Nobel Laureate 2009

Economics of institutions, law & economics
Current Research
The lens of contract (private ordering), economics in real time
Current Status
Ph.D. Carnegie-Mellon University, 1963
Research Interests
Transaction cost economics, the governance of contractual relations, bureaucracy, antitrust and regulation