James W. Meehan, Jr.

(Jim Meehan)

Herbert E. Wadsworth Professor of Economics

Office: Diamond 373 [ campus map ]
Box 5237

Phone: 207-859-5237
Fax: 207-859-5229
Mailing Address:
5237 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, Maine 04901-8852

Personal Contact Information

Home Address:
12 Cherry Hill Drive
Waterville, ME 04901

P: 207-872-8926

Spouse/Partner: Joan

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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