Professor of Economics, University of Warwick (UK)Visiting September-December 2013 at the Department of Economics and Finance
He will teach a course on “Industrial Economics” in classroom B (1° floor, Building B), according to the following schedule: Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday at 4.00-6.00pm, from September 23 to October 31. Everybody is welcome to attend his lectures!
Professor Waterson will hold also a Riccardo Faini CEIS Seminar on Friday November 15, at noon in classroom B (1° floor, Building Ricerca). He will be pleased to meet MSc/PhD students and researchers in his office (room I.B2.9, DEF, 1° floor, Building Ricerca) in order to speak about research interests.
Professor of Economics, University of Warwick, 1991 to date
Chair of Department of Economics, University of Warwick (1999-2002)
General Editor, Journal of Industrial Economics (1994-1999)
President, European Association for Research in Industrial Economics (EARIE), 1999-2001
Reporting Panel Member and Utilities Panel Member, UK Competition Commission, 2005-2013
Specialist Adviser, House of Lords Select Committee, 2005, 2006
Consultancy activities for Competition Commission, Office of Fair Trading
Main duties as Professor include teaching, prosecution of research and administration. Teaching focuses on Industrial Economics, at both undergraduate and graduate levels.
Current research activity in Industrial Economics includes work on development of competition in domestic energy supply, entry into the fast food industry, and work on modelling vertical linkages in food. Parts of all of these are or were Michael Waterson 3 grant funded and involve researchers who work for him.
University administration has included being a member of (amongst others) the University’s Promotions Committee, Academic Staff Committee, Research Committee, Graduate Board, Senate, Arts Centre Board, Finance and General Purposes Committee, Faculty Board, Information Policy and Strategy Committee, Chairing interview panels vice Pro-Vice Chancellor, etc.
Michael Waterson has published on all the best magazines of Economics, such as the American Economic Review, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Rand Journal of Economics. His articles have been cited up to 700 times (Google Scholar) and according to the Ranking RePEc is among the top 10% of economists in the world in his field.