Professor Menahem Spiegel is a faculty member of the Department of Finance and Economics at Rutgers Business School. Prior to that he held visiting at the Department of Economics and the Center for Energy at the University of Pennsylvania and a scholar positions at the Universite Catholique de Louvain (Louvain-la-Neve, Belgium.)
Professor Spiegel received his doctoral degree in Economics from the University of Chicago. He also participated in Legal Institute for Economists organized by the Law School of Emory University.
Professor Spiegel is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Regulatory Economics and an associate director of the Center for Research in Regulated Industries. Professor Spiegel is a Faculty representative to Rutgers Board of Trustees.
Professor Spiegel's research interests are in fields of Regulatory Economics and industries with Network externalities and Public Goods, Law and Economics. His research has focused on the impact of network industries and the impact of externalities on the allocation of property rights. He has authored numerous articles appearing in major journals such as: Economic Theory, European Economic Review, Journal of Economic Theory, The California Law Review, Journal of Public Economic Theory, Journal of Public Economics, Public Choice, Journal of Industrial Economics, Journal of Regulatory Economics, Economic Enquiry, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Recherche Economiques des Louvain. His work on the topic of property rights and punitive damages was cited in several court cases and was cited by many writers in the field.
Professor Spiegel taught among other subjects; Law and Economics and Economics of Regulations, Introductory and Advanced courses in economic theory. He has participated extensively in executive education training programs in the U.S. and abroad.
Ph.D., University of Chicago; Economics