His economic research covers economics, agricultural economics, industrial organization, marketing, labor, trade, and econometrics. Recent research concerns estimating market power, income distribution, sales behavior of firms, pricing behavior, marketing, and other topics. He has consulted with nonprofit organizations and government agencies (including the Federal Trade Commission; the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and Agriculture; various California agencies including the Attorney General) on topics ranging from a case of alleged Japanese television dumping to the evaluation of social programs. He has also conducted research in psychology. Dr. Perloff is a fellow of the American Agricultural Economics Association. He received his B.A. in economics from the University of Chicago in 1972 and his Ph.D. in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1976. He was previously an assistant professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Pennsylvania.
Research Expertise and Interest
economics, labor, industrial organization, antitrust, econometrics, agricultural economics, trade, marketing