Economics Department

Jon Harford

Ph.D., Stanford University
Associate Professor Emeritus
Environmental & Natural Resource Economics, Economics of Law, Microeconomics

Contact Information:

Phone: (216) 687-4520
Fax: (216) 687-9206


Department of Economics
Cleveland State University
Rhodes Tower Room #1754
Cleveland, OH 44115

Selected Publications:

  • "Congestion, Pollution, and Benefit-to-Cost Ratios of US Public Transit Systems," forthcoming in Transportation Research Part D.
  • "Methods of Pricing Common Property Use and Some Implications for Child-Bearing, Discounting and the Efficient Levels of Public Inputs," Resource and Energy Economics, 22 (2000), 103-124.
  • "The Ultimate Externality," American Economic Review, 88 (1998), 260-265.
  • "Measurement Error and State-Dependent Pollution Control Enforcement," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 21 (1991), 67-81.
  • "A Reconsideration of Enforcement Leverage when Penalties are Restricted," (with W. Harrington), Journal of Public Economics, 45 (1991), 391-395.
  • "Firm Behavior under Imperfectly Enforceable Pollution Standards and Taxes," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 1978, 26-43