Gary Bowman

Professor Gary BowmanAssociate Professor of Economics

gary.bowman@temple.edu
(215)204-5026
Office Address
835 Ritter Annex
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122

Keywords

microeconomics, industrial organization, antitrust, regulation, privatization

Biography

Gary W. Bowman has taught courses from the introductory to the PH.D. level since coming to Temple in 1973 from the Brookings Institution. His research areas include applied microeconomics, industrial organization, antitrust, regulation, and privatization. He has been principal investigator for grants from the National Science Foundation and the United States Department of Commerce and has published approximately thirty articles, chapters, and edited books.

Selected Publications

  • Vertical Integration in Motion Pictures,” with Erwin Blackstone in The Contemporary Hollywood Reader edited by Toby Miller, Routledge Publishers, London and New York, 2009, pp. 37-50.
  • Privatizing Transport Systems, ed. with Simon Hakim and Paul Seidenstat, Economic Science Press Beijing JiaoTong University, Beijing, China, Chinese edition, 2004, 350 pp.
  • “The Movie Industry: An Economic and Public Policy Analysis for the 21st Century” Advances in Communications and Media Research, with Erwin Blackstone, Volume 1, 2002, pp. 81-95. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York
  • Privatizing Toll Roads: A Public-Private Partnership (Wendell C. Lawther, author), series edited with Simon Hakim and Paul Seidenstat, Praeger Publishers, Westport, Connecticut, 2000, 219 pp.
  • “Economics and Law From Posner to Post-Modernism,” Atlantic Economic Journal, with Erwin Blackstone, Volume 27, Number 4, December 1999, pp. 474-480.
  • Contracting Out Government Services (Paul Seidenstat, editor), ), series edited with Simon Hakim, Praeger Publishers, Westport, Connecticut, 1999, 255 pp.
  • “Vertical Integration in Motion Pictures,” Journal of Communication, with Erwin Blackstone, Volume 49, Number 1, Winter 1999, pp. 123-139.
  • Privatizing and Restructuring of Electricity Provision (Daniel Czamanski, author), series edited with Simon Hakim, Praeger Publishers, Westport, Connecticut, 1999, 152 pp.
  • Smart Contracting for Local Government Services: Processes and Experience (Kevin Lavery, author), series edited with Simon Hakim, Praeger Publishers, Westport, Connecticut, 1999, 221 pp.
  • Restructuring State and Local Services (Arnold Raphaelson, editor), series edited with Simon Hakim, Praeger Publishers, Westport, Connecticut, 1998, 150 pp. Privatizing Transportation Services, ed. with Simon Hakim and Paul Seidenstat, Praeger Publishers, Westport, Connecticut, 1997, 343 pp.
  • Privatizing and Competition in Telecommunications (Daniel Ryan, editor), series edited with Simon Hakim and Paul Seidenstat, Praeger Publishers, Westport, Connecticut, 1997, 209 pp.
  • “Antitrust Damages: the Loss from Delay,” The Journal of Reprints for Antitrust Law and Economics, with Erwin Blackstone, Volume XXVI, Number 1, 1996, pp. 293-300 from The Antitrust Bulletin, Volume XXXII, Number 1, Spring 1987, pp. 93-100.
  • Privatizing Education and Educational Choice: Concepts, Plans, and Experiences, ed. with Simon Hakim and Paul Seidenstat, Praeger, Westport, Connecticut, 1994, 239 pp.
  • Privatizing Correctional Institutions, ed. with Simon Hakim and Paul Seidenstat, Transaction Publishers, Rutgers University, 1993, 246 pp.
  • Privatizing the United States Justice System, ed. with Simon Hakim and Paul Seidenstat, McFarland & Co., Jefferson, North Carolina and London 1992, 342 pp.
  • “Low Price Conspiracy: Trade Regulation and the Case of Japanese Electronics,” Atlantic Economic Journal, with Erwin Blackstone, Volume XVIII, Number 4, December 1990, pp. 59-67.
  • “The Size of Damages – Time of Injury, Time of Payment and the Role of Interest,” Commercial Damages Reporter, with Erwin Blackstone, Volume 5, Number 1, January-February 1990, pp. 3-11.
  • “Antitrust Damages: the Loss from Delay,” The Antitrust Bulletin, with Erwin Blackstone, Volume XXXII, Number 1, Spring 1987, pp. 93-100.
  • “Demand for Local Telephone Use: Model of the Effects of Price Changes on Households,” in Award Papers in Public Utility Economics and Regulation, part of Proceedings of the Thirteenth Annual Conference of the Institute of Public
  • Utilities, Michigan State University, with Wayne Morra, 1982, pp. 270-292.
  • “Competitive Pricing,” in Federal Communications Commission Docket No. 80-183 Comments of Telocator Network of America, January 16, 1981, pp. 2a-4a.
  • “Analysis of Alternative Methods of Supplying Cellular Mobile Telephone Service to United States Markets,” in Federal Communications Commission Docket No. 79-318 Comments of Telocator Network of America, May 1, 1980, pp. 100a-107a.
  • “Pricing Theory,” Fifth Annual Telecommunication Policy Research Conference Proceedings, 1977.

Courses Taught

  • Microeconomics: principles, intermediate, masters, doctoral
  • Managerial Economics: intermediate, masters, doctoral
  • Econometrics: intermediate