Daniel F. Spulber is the Elinor Hobbs Distinguished Professor of International Business and Professor of Management Strategy at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, where he has taught since 1990. Spulber is also Professor of Law at the Northwestern University Law School.
Introduction: Economic Fables and Public Policy: Daniel F. Spulber.
1. The Lighthouse in Economics: Ronald H. Coase.
2. The Voluntary Provision of Public Goods? The Turnpike Companies of Early America: Daniel B. Klein.
3. The Fable of the Bees: An Economic Investigation: Steven N. S. Cheung.
4. The Fable of the Keys: Stan J. Liebowitz, and Stephen E. Margolis.
5. Beta, Macintosh, and Other Fabulous Tales: Stan J. Liebowitz and Stephen E. Margolis.
6. Delivering Coal by Road and Rail in Britain: The Efficiency of the "Silly Little Bobtailed Wagons": Va Nee L. Van Vleck.
7. The Acquisition of Fisher Body by General Motors: Ronald H. Coase.
8. The Fable of Fisher Body: Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and Daniel F. Spulber.
9. Sharecropping: Steven N. S. Cheung.
10. Predatory Price Cutting: The Standard Oil (N.J.) Case: John S. McGee.
11. Another Look at Alcoa: Raising Rivals' Costs Does Not Improve the View: John E. Lopatka and Paul E. Godek.
12. How Much Did the Liberty Shipbuilders Learn? New Evidence for an Old Case Study: Peter Thompson.
13. Financial Legends: The Economist.