Meehan, James W.,, Jr. (Jim)

Herbert E. Wadsworth Professor of Economics (Retired)

Office: Diamond [ campus map ]
Fax: 207-859-5229

Areas of Expertise

  • Anti-trust policy
  • Economics of industry
  • Economics of organizations, especially corporate organizations
  • Economics of professional baseball
  • Mergers, takeovers, leveraged buy-outs, vertical integration, regulation
  • Economics of higher education
  • Alleged price-fixing among colleges and universities with overlapping admissions pools
  • Racial discrimination in the market for baseball cards
  • Origin of the reserve clause in baseball

Current Research

Industrial Organization
Antitrust Policy
Regulated Industries
The Economics of Organizations


Ph.D., Boston College (Economics) 1967Mbr> B.A., St. Vincent College (Economics) 1962

Current Project

Election to the Hall of Fame and the effect on baseball card prices.


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