ECON-Morrison

Steven Morrison

Professor of Economics
617.373.3646
education Ph.D., Economics
University of California, Berkeley
Mailing address 301 HO
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Biography

Steve Morrison is a professor in the Department of Economics at Northeastern University. He is also the editor in chief of the Journal of Transport Economics and Policy. From 1998-2012 he was the chair of Northeastern’s Department of Economics. In addition, Morrison has also held visiting positions at Harvard, MIT, the London School of Economics, and the Brookings Institution. Morrison is the author of numerous articles on transportation economics and air transportation and he is co-author (with Clifford Winston) of The Economic Effects of Airline Deregulation (1986) and The Evolution of the Airline Industry (1995), both published by the Brookings Institution. He has written many op-ed pieces for newspapers and has testified before Congress on airline competition matters on numerous occasions. He has received the Transportation and Public Utilities Group of the American Economic Association (TPUG) “Distinguished Member” award (2003) and the Transportation Research Forum’s “Distinguished Transportation Researcher” award (2008).

Selected Publications

Books

The Evolution of the Airline Industry, (with C. Winston), Washington, D.C.: The Brookings Institution, 1995.

The Economic Effects of Airline Deregulation, (with C. Winston), Washington, D.C.: The Brookings Institution, 1986.

Journal Articles

“The Effect of FAA Expenditures on Air Travel Delays,” (with C. Winston), Journal of Urban Economics, March 2008, pp. 669-678.

“Another Look at Airport Congestion Pricing,” (with C. Winston), American Economic Review, December 2007, pp. 1970-1977.

“Actual, Adjacent, and Potential Competition: Estimating the Full Effect of Southwest Airlines,” Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, May 2001, pp. 239-256

Selected Honors & Awards

Transportation and Public Utilities Group of the American Economic Association (TPUG) “Distinguished Member” award (2003)

Transportation Research Forum’s “Distinguished Transportation Researcher” award (2008)

Professional Associations & Affiliations

American Economic Association