Gregory A. Trandel

  Associate Professor of Economics
Department of Economics
Terry College of Business
University of Georgia
Athens, GA   30602-6254
trandel (at) terry (dot) uga (dot) edu
Public Finance
Strategic Behavior
Economics of Sports
Traching of Economics
Political Economy
Ph.D. Economics, Princeton U. (1992)
B.A. Economics, U. of Illinois (1984)


(16)   "Adjusting Winning-Percentage Standard Deviations and a Measure of Competitive Balance for Home Advantage", with Joel G. Maxcy, Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sport 7 (1), 2011, article 1.   [paper at journal site]

(15)   "Hit By Pitches: Moral Hazard, Cost-Benefit, Retaliation, or Lack of Evidence?", Journal of Sports Economics 5 (1), February 2004, 87-92.   [abstract at journal site]

(14)   "Demonstrating the Equivalence Between Two Methods of Measuring Excess Burden", Journal of Economic Education 34 (1), Winter 2003, 54-59.

(13)   "Progressive Income Taxation and the Underground Economy", with Arthur Snow, Economics Letters 62 (2), February 1999, 217-222.

(12)   "Using a TV Game Show to Explain the Concept of a Dominant Strategey", Journal of Economic Education 30 (2), Spring 1999, 133-140.

(11)   "Producers Lose: The Relative Percentage Reductions In Surplus Due To an Ad Valorem Commodity Tax", Public Finance Review 27 (1), January 1999, 96-104.

(10)   "The Effects of the Designated Hitter Rule on Hit Batsmen: Pitcher's Moral Hazard or the Team's Cost-Benefit Calculation? A Comment", with Lawrence H. White and Peter G. Klein, Economic Inquiry 36 (4), October 1998, 679-684. [Reprinted in The Economics of Sport, Andrew Zimbalist, ed., Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, UK, 2001).]

(9)   "Comparing Specific and Ad Valorem Pigouvian Taxes and Output Quotas", with Mark Dickie, Southern Economic Journal 63 (2), October 1996, 388-405.

(8)   "Playing Favorites: Welfare Effects When Strategic Trade Policy Is Set To Favor Producers", with Susan Skeath, Southern Economic Journal 63, 1996, 163-171.

(7)   "Pareto Superior Trade Policy", with Susan Skeath, Journal of International Trade and Economic Development 3, 1994, 277-288.

(6)   "The Relation Between a University's Football Record and the Size of Its Applicant Pool," with Robert G. Murphy, Economics of Education Review 13, 1994, 265-270.

(5)   "Tax Evasion and the Size of the Underground Economy", with Young Heon Jung and Arthur Snow, Journal of Public Economics 54, 1994, 391-402.

(4)   "Interstate Commodity Tax Differentials and the Distribution of Residents", Journal of Public Economics 53, 1994, 435-457.

(3)   "A Pareto Comparison of Ad Valorem and Unit Taxes in Noncompetitive Environments", with Susan E. Skeath (1994), Journal of Public Economics 53, 53-71.

(2)   "Evading the Use Tax on Cross-Border Sales: Pricing and Welfare Effects", Journal of Public Economics 49, 1992, 313-331.

(1)   "The Bias Due to Omitting Quality When Estimating Automobile Demand", Review of Economics and Statistics 73, 1991, 522-525.

Working Papers

"A Spatial Model with Discrete Policy Choices That May Not Match"

"Teaching Excess Burden Using a Numeric/Indifference-Curve Approach"

"To Clever By Half: Can Recognizing the Availability of a New Option Result in a Lower Payoff?"

Classes Taught

ECON 2106   Introductory Microeconomics
ECON 4010   Intermediate Microeconomics
ECON 4300   Undergraduate Public Finance
ECON 4360   Game Theory
ECON 4460   Economics of Sports
ECON 7910   Business Microeconomics
ECON 8320   Graduate Public Finance (Tax)

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