James M. Griffin has extensive experience in antitrust economics and the calculation of damages in complex litigation. He is a professor of economics and public policy and holder of the Bob Bullock Chair in Public Policy and Economics at the George Bush School at Texas A&M University. He is also the director of the Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy.
Dr. Griffin is a nationally known authority in the area of energy economics. He coauthored with Henry Steele the leading textbook in the field, Energy Economics and Policy. Yale University Press recently published his latest book, A Smart Energy Policy. He has also authored three other energy-related books, two recently edited volumes on climate change (Global Climate Change: The Science, Economics, and Politics) and electricity deregulation (Electricity Deregulation: Choices and Challenges), and numerous articles in leading economics journals.
Prior to joining the Bush School in 2001, Mr. Griffin held the Cullen
Professorship in the Department of Economics at Texas A&M. His
previous academic positions included the University of Pennsylvania and
the University of Houston. He is a Humboldt Fellow and is included in
Who’s Who in Economics. He also serves on the editorial boards of three
journals specializing in energy economics: The Energy Journal, Resources and Energy, and The Pacific and Asian Journal of Energy.
University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D., Economics, 1971
Southern Methodist University
B.A., Mathematics & Economics, 1966
George Bush School of Government & Public Service Bob Bullock Chair, Professor of Economics & Public Policy 2001 - 2010
LECG Director 2001 - 2010
Department of Economics, Texas A & M University Professor of Economics 1983 - 2001
Bush School Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, Research, and Service George Bush School, 2009
Humboldt Fellow, University of Koln Alexander Humboldt Foundation, 1981