William J. Baumol

New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies

Director

New York, NY

United States

Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics

Professor of Economics

269 Mercer Street

New York, NY 10003

United States

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

Good Capitalism, Bad Capitalism, and the Economics of Growth and Prosperity

Number of pages: 334 Posted: 16 May 2007
William J. Baumol, Robert E. Litan and Carl J Schramm
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and Syracuse University
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Citation 47

Abstract:

capitalism, entrepreneur, innovation

2.

Economists' Statement on Network Neutrality Policy

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. RP07-08
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 28 Mar 2007
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, University of Warwick - Warwick Business School, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Oxford, Smith School, Clemson University, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, National Economic Research Associates Inc. (NERA) (Deceased), Georgetown University - Department of Strategy/Economics/Ethics/Public Policy, Groupe d'Economie Mondiale at Sciences Po (GEM Paris), Stanford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, Technology Policy Institute, London Business School, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Economics and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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Citation 2

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network neutrality, legislation, economics

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Supreme Court Amicus Brief of Professors and Scholars in Law and Economics in Support of Certiorari, Pacific Bell Telephone Co. v. linkLine Communications, Inc., No. 07-512 (filed Nov. 16, 2007)

U.S. Supreme Court
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 23 May 2012
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Independent, Brookings Institution, Georgetown University - Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, American Enterprise Institute, University of Virginia - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Virginia - School of Law, University of Oxford, Smith School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Yale School of Management (Deceased), Criterion Economics, L.L.C., University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Economists' Statement on U.S. Broadband Policy

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 06-06-01
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 23 Mar 2006
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department, Institute for International Economics, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, University of Texas at Austin - Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit, University of Oxford, Smith School, Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Clemson University, National Economic Research Associates Inc. (NERA) (Deceased), Georgetown University - Department of Strategy/Economics/Ethics/Public Policy, Stanford University, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Georgetown University, University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group, University of California, Berkeley - School of Information, Technology Policy Institute, Kansas State University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group
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The Pricing of Inputs Sold to Competitors

Yale Journal on Regulation, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp.171-202, Winter 1994
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Nov 2001
William J. Baumol and J. Gregory Sidak
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and Criterion Economics, L.L.C.
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6.

Clean Water Act Brief

Reg-Markets Center Brief No. 08-03
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Jul 2008
Stanford University - Department of Economics, New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Columbia University - Council on Foreign Relations, Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Brookings Institution, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Oxford, Smith School, NERA Economic Consulting, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, National Economic Research Associates Inc. (NERA) (Deceased), Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Yale School of Management (Deceased), George Mason University - Center for Study of Public Choice, NERA Economic Consulting, Cato Institute, Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Milken Institute, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Arizona - Eller College of Management, Princeton University - Department of Economics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, University of Maryland, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Brookings Institution, Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Vanderbilt University - Law School, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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The Pig in the Python: Is Lumpy Capacity Investment Used and Useful?

Energy Law Journal, Vol. 23, pp. 383-399, 2002
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 01 Mar 2002 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2009
William J. Baumol and J. Gregory Sidak
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and Criterion Economics, L.L.C.
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Supreme Court Amicus Brief Regarding Morgan Stanley Capital Group Inc. v. Public Utility District No. 1 of Snohomish County, Washington

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Brief No. 07-02
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Dec 2007
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Finance, California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Oxford, Smith School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department, California State University, Fullerton - Department of Economics, Stanford University, University of Houston - Department of Finance, Boston University - Questrom School of Business, Harvard Law School, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group
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9.

Stranded Costs

Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, Vol. 18, pp. 835-849, 1995
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Oct 2001
J. Gregory Sidak and William J. Baumol
Criterion Economics, L.L.C. and New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
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The Pricing of Inputs Sold to Competitors: Rejoinder and Epilogue

Yale Journal on Regulation, Vol. 12, pp. 177-186, 1995
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 11 Mar 2002
J. Gregory Sidak and William J. Baumol
Criterion Economics, L.L.C. and New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
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11.

National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) Brief

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. B00-01
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Nov 2006
Stanford University - Department of Economics, New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Columbia University - Council on Foreign Relations, Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School, Brookings Institution, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, American Enterprise Institute (AEI), Charles River Associates (CRA), Mendocino College, Canadian Investment Review - Rogers Media, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Oxford, Smith School, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, National Economic Research Associates Inc. (NERA) (Deceased), Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business (Deceased), American Enterprise Institute (AEI), Yale School of Management (Deceased), University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, George Mason University - Center for Study of Public Choice, Cato Institute, Yale University - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Milken Institute, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Arizona - Eller College of Management, Brookings Institution, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Brookings Institution, Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, London Business School, Vanderbilt University - Law School, Washington University in Saint Louis - Murray Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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EPA, D.C. Circuit, regulatory actions

12.

Hope for the Environment: Free Enterprise and Other Economic Regimes

Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei Working Paper No. 64.98
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 08 Jan 1999
William J. Baumol
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
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Comments of 71 Concerned Economists: Using Procurement Auctions to Allocate Broadband Stimulus Grants

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2014
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business, American University - Washington College of Law, The Brattle Group, University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University, Columbia University, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder - College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, University of Michigan, Georgetown University - Department of Economics, University of Zurich, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit, University of Oxford, Smith School, Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group, University of North Texas, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Clemson University, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration, Public Utility Research Center, Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics, National Economic Research Associates Inc. (NERA) (Deceased), Independent, Penn State University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Technology Policy Institute, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST), Georgetown University - Department of Strategy/Economics/Ethics/Public Policy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Economics, Finance, Accounting (EFA), Stanford University, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University, California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Northwestern University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Toulouse School of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Boston University - Department of Finance & Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Georgetown University, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, Technology Policy Institute, Northwestern University - Department of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences (MEDS), University of Nevada, Las Vegas - College of Business - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics, Charles River Associates (CRA) and Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research
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Entrepreneurship, Trade Competition, and the Explosion of World Trade

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 17 Jul 2007
William J. Baumol
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
Downloads 246 (93,663)

Abstract:

entrepreneurship, trade

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Supreme Court Amicus Brief of Professors and Scholars in Law and Economics in Support of the Petitioners, Pacific Bell Telephone Co. v. Linkline Communications, Inc., No. 07-512 (Filed Sept. 4, 2008)

U.S. Supreme Court
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 23 May 2012
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Independent, Brookings Institution, Georgetown University - Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, American Enterprise Institute, University of Virginia - Department of Economics, New York University School of Law, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Virginia - School of Law, University of Oxford, Smith School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Boston University - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Yale School of Management (Deceased), University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Criterion Economics, L.L.C., University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Brief of Amici Curiae Economists in Support of Petitioners, Bell Atlantic V. Twombly

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Jan 2009
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Brookings Institution, University of Virginia - Department of Economics, Global Economics Group, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group, Stanford University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Georgetown University, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group, Stanford University - Law School, University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Citation 1

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Twombly, Bell Atlantic, Bell Atlantic v Twombly, Amici Curiae, Sherman Section 1

17.

Education for Innovation: Entrepreneurial Breakthroughs vs. Corporate Incremental Improvements

NBER Working Paper No. w10578
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Jul 2004
William J. Baumol
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
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Sustaining Entrepreneurial Capitalism

Capitalism and Society, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Article 1, 2007
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 Jan 2013
William J. Baumol, Robert E. Litan and Carl J Schramm
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Brookings Institution and Syracuse University
Downloads 116 (146,316)
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On the Role of the Innovative Entrepreneur in the Prosperity - and Decline - of Three Historical Economies

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 08 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2010
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Tsinghua University, Maastricht University - UNU-MERIT, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER), Utrecht University, Humanities and University of Utrecht
Downloads 111 (185,820)

Abstract:

Economic History, Entrepreneurship

20.

Speed of Technical Progress and Length of the Average Interjob Period

Levy Economics Institute Working Paper No. 237
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Oct 1998
William J. Baumol and Edward N. Wolff
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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Intellectual Property: How the Right to Keep it to Yourself Can Facilitate Dissemination

Review of Economic Research on Copyright Issues, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 17-23, 2005
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 16 Jun 2008
William J. Baumol
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
Downloads 93 (200,846)
Citation 1

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Intellectual Property, Dissemination

22.

Principles of Economics Without the Prince of Denmark

The Journal of Economic Education, Vol. 43, No. 1, pp. 58-71, 2012, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Research Paper
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2012
Barbara J. Phipps, Robert Strom and William J. Baumol
University of Kansas, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
Downloads 76 (237,351)

Abstract:

economic education, entrepreneur, teaching of economics

23.

The Socially Desirable Size of Copyright Fees

Review of Economic Research on Copyright Issues, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 83-92, 2004
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 15 Jun 2008
William J. Baumol
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
Downloads 69 (214,963)
Citation 2

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Copyright, Fees, Size

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The Superstar Inventors and Entrepreneurs: How Were They Educated?

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 18, Issue 3, pp. 711-728, Fall 2009
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 Oct 2009
William J. Baumol, Melissa A. Schilling and Edward N. Wolff
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, New York University (NYU) - Department of Management and Organizational Behavior and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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Psychic Payoffs, Overpriced Assets, and Underpaid Superstars

Kyklos, Vol. 65, Issue 3, pp. 313-326, 2012
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 06 Jul 2012
William J. Baumol and David Throsby
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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On the Increasing Role of Economic Research in Management of Resources and Protection of the Environment

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 2, Issue 1, pp. 1-11, 2010
Posted: 19 Oct 2010
William J. Baumol
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies

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Entrepreneurial Enterprises, Large Established Firms and Other Components of the Free-Market Growth Machine

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 24 Nov 2009
William J. Baumol
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies

Abstract:

Theoretical, Opinion paper/position paper/essay, R&D, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Public policies, Diffusion of innovations, Technology transfer, Economic growth, Free markets, Innovations

28.

Entrepreneurship in Economic Theory

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
William J. Baumol
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies

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Research policies, Costs of risk, Cultural attitudes, Entrepreneurial environment, Business conditions, Economic theory, Public policies, Economic growth, Social factors

29.

Entrepreneurship: Productive, Unproductive, and Destructive

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 11 Nov 2009
William J. Baumol
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies

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Productivity, Rent seeking, Allocation models, Public policies, Economic policies, Legal systems, Roles, Resource model, Individual goals, Entrepreneurial environment

30.

Protracted Frictional Unemployment as a Heavy Cost of Technical Progress

Levy Economics Institute WP #179
Posted: 05 May 1997
William J. Baumol and Edward N. Wolff
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics

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