John Nye

Frederic Bastiat Chair in Political Economy, Mercatus Center
Professor of Economics, George Mason University

John Nye holds the Frederic Bastiat Chair in Political Economy at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. His primary research interests include European economic history and new institutional economics.

Dr. Nye was a founding member of the International Society for the New Institutional Economics and has been on the editorial board of the Journal of Economic History. He was co-editor of Frontiers in the New Institutional Economics. His articles have been published in a variety of journals. In 1997, he was a National Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. In 2003, Dr. Nye received the ArtSci Council Faculty Teaching Award. His current projects include research into the Anglo-French wine trade, the political economy of state intervention in trade, and detecting collusion in championship chess.

Recent publications include  "Did the Soviets Collude?: A Statistical Analysis of Championship Chess 1940-78" with Charles Moul, in Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2008. His current projects include research into the Anglo-French wine trade, the political economy of policy reform, and collusion in international sporting tournaments. His book, War, Wine, and Taxes:  The Political Economy of Anglo-French Trade 1689-1900 was published in 2007 from Princeton University Press.

Dr. Nye received his B.S. from the California Institute of Technology and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Northwestern University.

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