John W. Mayo
Professor of Economics, Business, and Public Policy; Executive Director, Center for Business and Public Policy, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University
Ph.D. and M.A., economics, Washington University in St. Louis
Summary of Experience
Professor Mayo's research interests lie in the areas of industrial organization, regulation and antitrust, and, more generally, the application of microeconomics to public policy. His research has appeared in numerous economics, law, and public policy journals including the RAND Journal of Economics, Journal of Law and Economics, Yale Journal on Regulation, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Industrial Economics, Journal of Business, and Journal of Regulatory Economics. He is also coauthor (with David L. Kaserman) of a comprehensive text on Government and Business: The Economics of Antitrust and Regulation (The Dryden Press, 1995). Professor Mayo has served as an advisor and consultant to both public and private entities including the US Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, AT&T, MCI, Sprint, the Tennessee Valley Authority, the Department of Energy, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory. In that capacity, he has participated in a number of regulatory and antitrust proceedings and has testified before state and federal legislative and regulatory bodies on varied matters, including monopolization, price fixing, mergers, and regulatory pricing policy.