Clifford Winston Senior Fellow at the Economic Studies Program Brookings Institution
Clifford Winston, a senior fellow in the Brookings
Institution’s Economic Studies program, has been with Brookings since 1984. He
is an applied microeconomist who specializes in the analysis of industrial
organization, regulation, and transportation.
has also been co-editor of the annual microeconomics edition of Brookings
Papers on Economic Activity. Prior to his fellowship at Brookings, he was
an associate professor in the Transportation Systems Division of the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Department of Civil Engineering.
The author of numerous books and articles, Winston has published Government
Failure versus Market Failure (AEI-Brookings, 2006); Deregulation of
Network Industries: What’s Next?, with Sam Peltzman (AEI-Brookings, 2000); Essays
in Transportation Economics and Policy: A Handbook in Honor of John R. Meyer,
with Jose A. Gomez-Ibanez and William B. Tye (1999); Alternate Route: Toward
Efficient Urban Transportation, with Chad Shirley (1998); The Evolution
of the Airline Industry, with Steven A. Morrison (1995); The Economic
Effects of Surface Freight Deregulation, with Thomas M. Corsi, Curtis M.
Grimm, and Carol A. Evans (1990); Road Work: A New Highway Pricing and
Investment Policy, with Kenneth A. Small and Carol Evans (1989); Liability:
Perspectives and Policy, with Robert E. Litan (1988); Blind
Intersection? Policy and the Automobile Industry, co-author (1987); and The
Economic Effects of Airline Deregulation, with Steven Morrison (1986). His
articles have appeared in such journals as the American Economic Review,
Econometrica, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Economic
Journal of Economics, and the Rand Journal of Economics.
Winston received his A.B. in economics from the University of California
at Berkeley in 1974, his M.Sc. from the London School of Economics in 1975, and
his Ph.D. in economics from U.C. Berkeley in 1979.