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Skidmore College
Economics Department

Peter von Allmen

Department Chair and Professor of Economics

: 518-580-5092
Office Location: Filene 206

Curriculum Vitae

peterProfessor, Department of Economics, Skidmore College. American Council on Education Fellow (2006-2007). He received his B.A. from the College of Wooster and Ph.D. from Temple University. His research area is sports economics, focused primarily on compensation schemes, incentives and monopsony power. He has also published in the areas of family labor supply and post-secondary pedagogy. Teaching interests include microeconomic theory, the economics of sports and the economics of health and healthcare.  Professor von Allmen is the co-author of two textbooks: The Economics of Sports (with Michael Leeds and Victor Matheson), now in its seventh edition, and Economics (with Michael Leeds and Richard Schiming). He previously served as the president of the North American Association of Sports Economics (NAASE).


Economics of Sports, 7th edition   Economics by Peter vonAllmen Dec 2013