William (Jim) Adams

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University: 
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Unit: 
LSA: Social Sciences
Department: 
Economics
Title: 
Professor
Short bio: 

Ph.D., Economics, Harvard University, 1973

A.M., Economics, Harvard University, 1971

A.B. Summa Cum Laude, Economics, Harvard College, 1969

Research summary: 

Jim Adams studies the sources and uses of market power, the European Union, and the French economy.

Recent publications: 

Books

(1988) Restructuring the French Economy: Government and the Rise of Market Competition since World War II

Articles

(2006) Markets: Beer in Germany and the United States, Journal of Economic Perspectives

(1999) The Political Economy of Agriculture in France's Fifth Republic, Explorations in Economic History

(1976) Commodity Bundling and the Burden of Monopoly, The Quarterly Journal of Economics

Book Chapters

(2014) What's in a Name? French Industrial Policy, 1950-1975, Industrial Policy in Europe after 1945