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William Anthony Lovett

Joseph Merrick Jones Chair Emeritus, BA, LLB

AB, 1956, Wabash College; JD, 1959, New York University; AM, 1964, Harvard University; PhD, 1969, Michigan State University

E-mail:  wlovett@tulane.edu
Telephone:  504.865.5960
Office:  Weinmann Hall, Room 359-G


Prior to joining the faculty at Tulane, Professor Lovett was a trial attorney for the Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, and staff economist for the Federal Trade Commission.  His research, consulting, and teaching interests include antitrust, banking and financial institutions, shipping and the maritime sector, torts, economic regulation, and international trade policy.  Professor Lovett's most recent books are Inflation and Politics: Fiscal, Monetary and Wage-Price Discipline, a study of comparative anti-inflation policies; World Trade Rivalry: Trade Equity and Competing Industrial Policies, a study of modern trade policy controversies; US Trade Policy: History, Theory and the WTO; Banking and Financial Institutions Law, a standard textbook on contemporary financial developments; and US Shipping Policies and the World Market.  Professor Lovett has served in Japan and East Asia as a guest professor and lecturer on banking and regulatory policies.  He has also taught in the United Kingdom, Canada, Ireland, France, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden, Finland, Greece, and Australia.  He has written many articles on the theory and practice of antitrust and regulation, together with a study of profit sharing and employee stock ownership plans.  He retired as a full-time faculty member at the end of the 2007-08 academic year, but will continue to teach at least one course each year in one of his areas of expertise.  

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Spring 2016 - Maritime & National Security Policies

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