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John L. Solow

Professor, Departmental Executive Officer, and Director, Business Honors Program
Justice International Business Research Fellow

Economics
W210  John Pappajohn Bus Bldg
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1994
Ph: 319-335-0845
Fax: 319-335-1956
E-mail: john-solow@uiowa.edu

Academic History

  • PhD in Economics, Stanford University, 1983
  • MA in Economics, Stanford University, 1981
  • BA in Economics, Yale University, 1976

Expertise

  • Antitrust
  • Industrial Organization
  • Law and Economics
  • Sports Economics

    Selected Publications

    • A Nash Bargaining Model of the Salaries of Elite Free Agents, John L. Solow, Anthony C. Krautmann, Journal of Sports Economics, 2011
    • Moving on Up: The Rooney Rule and Minority Hiring in the NFL, Benjamin L. Solow, John L. Solow, Todd B. Walker, Labour Economics, vol 18, 2011, 332-337
    • The Dynamics of Performance over the Duration of Major League Baseball Long-Term Contracts, John L. Solow, Krautmann Anthony, Journal of Sports Economics, vol 10, 2009, 6-22

    Working Papers

    • An Empirical Analysis of Optimal Effort in Multi-Year Contracts, Harry J. Paarsch, Elena Pastorino, John L. Solow
    • Shirking on the Disabled List, Anthony C. Krautmann, John L. Solow
    • The Incentive Power of Implicit and Explicit Contracts in Baseball, Harry J. Paarsch, Elena Pastorino, John L. Solow
    • Franchise Tags in the NFL, Dennis Coates, John L. Solow, Anthony C. Krautmann, Kevin Quinn

        Other Work

        • Salary Caps in a Model of Talent Allocation, John L. Solow, Anthony C. Krautmann, Springer, 2012
        • The Demand for Aggressive Behavior in American Stock Car Racing, Peter von Allmen, John L. Solow, Springer, vol 4, 2012, 79-95

            Review and Editorial Work

            • Referee, American Economic Review
            • Referee, International Journal of Industrial Organization
            • Referee, Journal of Cultural Economics
            • Referee, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization
            • Referee, Journal of Economic Education
            • Referee, Journal of Industrial Economics
            • Referee, Southern Economic Journal

              Presentations

              • Moving on Up: The Rooney Rule and Minority Hiring in the NFL, Western Economic Association Meetings, Seattle WA, July 2007

                Committees and Professional Service

                • Classroom Advisory Committee, 2007-current
                • North American Association of Sports Economists, 2007-current
                • Student Success Team, 2007-current
                • Student Success Team Message Subcommittee, 2007-2009
                • Faculty Recruiting, 2007-2008