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Paul W. MacAvoy

AKA Paul Webster MacAvoy

Born: 21-Apr-1934
Birthplace: Haverhill, MA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Economist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Council of Economic Advisers, 1975-76

Wife: Katherine Manning MacAvoy (two children)

    University: BA, Bates College (1955)
    University: MA Economics, Yale University (1956)
    Professor: PhD Economics, Yale University (1960)
    Professor: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1963-64)
    Law School: LLD, Yale Law School (1976)
    Professor: University of Chicago
    Professor: Brown University
    Professor: Yale University
    Administrator: Trustee, Bates College (1997-)

    US Council of Economic Advisers Member (1975-76)
    US Council of Economic Advisers Staff Economist (1965-66)
    Internal Revenue Service Consultant
    Alumax Corporation
    Member of the Board of American Cyanamid
    AT&T Consultant
    Member of the Board of Chase Manhattan Bank
    LaFarge Corporation (1993-)
    U.S. Synthetic Fuels Corporation
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    American Enterprise Institute
    Brookings Institution
    National Petroleum Council (1974-75, 1979-81)
    Phi Beta Kappa Society

Author of books:
Price Formation in Natural Gas Fields: A Study of Competition, Monopsony, and Regulation (1962, economics)
The Economic Effects of Regulation: The Trunk-Line Railroad Cartels and the Interstate Commerce Commission Before 1900 (1965, economics)
Energy Regulation by the Federal Power Commission (1974, economics)
The Economics of the Natural Gas Shortage, 1960-1980 (1975, economics)
The Regulated Industries and the Economy (1979, economics)
Energy Policy: An Economic Analysis (1983, energy)
Industry Regulation and the Performance of the American Economy (1992, economics)
The Failure of Antitrust and Regulation to Establish Competition in Long-Distance Telephone Services (1996, economics)
The Natural Gas Market: Sixty Years of Regulation and Deregulation (2001, economics)
Deregulation of Entry in Long-Distance Telecommunications (2002, economics)
The Recurrent Crisis in Corporate Governance (2003, economics)
Corporate Profit and Nuclear Safety: Strategy at Northeast Utilities in the 1990s (2005, economics)
The Unsustainable Costs of Partial Deregulation (2007, economics)

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