John B. Meisel
Member of the Faculty Since: 1977
Ph.D., Boston College, 1978
B.A., St. Lawrence University, 1973
- Office: Alumni Hall-3145
- Office Phone: (618) 650-2581
- Fax: (618) 650-3047
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Econ 435: Competition & Public Policy
- University 112: University Experience
- Econ 112: Principles of Microeconomics
- Econ 301: Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
- Econ 501: Graduate Microeconomic Theory
- "Can 'Big' Wireline Broadband Internet Networks Be Considered an Essential Facility?" World Competition, 34, no.4 (2011): 693-714.
- "The Federal Communication's National Broadband Plan, Chapter 4 in Adoption, Usage, and Global Impact of Broadband Technologies: Diffusion, Practice, and Policy, IGI Global, edited by Yogesh Dwivedi, 2011, pp. 57-72 (with John C. Navin and Timothy S. Sullivan)
- "Trinko and Mandated Access to the Internet," info, Vol. 12, no.2 2010, pp. 9-27.
- "Economic and Legal Issues Facing YouTube and Similar Internet Hosting Web Sites," Journal of Internet Law, Volume 12, Number 8, February 2009, pp. 8-16.
- "A Tale of Two Economic Approaches to Evaluate Forebearance Petitions," World Competition Law and Economic Review, Volume 32, Number 3, September 2009, pp 367-391.
- “Convergence of the Internet and Telecommunications,” Chapter VIII, PP. 125-140, in Handbook of Research on Telecommunications Planning and Management for Business, In Lee, editor, IGI Global, 2009 (with Timothy S. Sullivan)
- "Entry into the Market for Online Distribution of Digital Content: Economic and Legal Ramifications," Script-ed, Volume 5, Issue 1, 2008, pp. 50-69.
- “The Impact of the Internet on the Law and Economics of the United States Motion Picture Industry,” in Handbook of Research on Global Diffusion of Broadband Data Transmission, edited by Yogesh K. Dwivedi, Anastasia Papazafeiropoulou, and Jyoti Choudrie, IGI Global, 2008 (with Stanford L. Levin and Timothy Sullivan).
- "The FCC and the Internet's Challenges to Traditional Regulatory Policy," info, Vol. 5, 2003, pp. 8-16, (with Stanford L. Levin).
- "The Impact of the Internet on the Law and Economics of the Music Industry," info, Vol. 4, No. 2, 2002, pg. 16-22, (with Timothy S. Sullivan).
- "Portals: The New Media Companies," info, Vol 2, No. 5, 2000, pg. 477-486, (with Timothy S. Sullivan).
Recent Working Papers:
Recent Newspaper Commentary and Letters to Editor:
- "Cards win! Does the City?" St. Louis Post Dispatch, June 27, 2001, B7 (with Timothy S. Sullivan).
- "We Haven't Heard the Last of Online Music," St. Louis Post Dispatch, February 23, 2001, B7 (with Timothy S. Sullivan).
- Sudholt, Aaron, "University Benefits Local Economy," The Alestle, May 24, 2006.
- Donald, Elizabeth, "SIUE's impact put at $356 million," Belleville News Democrat, May 17, 2006.
- Malone, Zhanda, "Study Details SIUE's Economic Impact," The Edwardsville Intelligencer, May 17, 2006.
Dr. Meisel has worked previously as a consultant to the Illinois Commerce Commission and as a staff economist in the Office of Plans and Policy at the Federal Communications Commission in Washington, D.C.
He has published in The Quarterly Review of Economics and Business, Telecommunications Policy, Review of Economics and Statistics, Research in Higher Education, Southern Economic Journal, Journal of Industrial Economics, Revista Internazionale Di Scienze Economiche e Commercieli, Growth and Change, Journal of Economic Education, and Review of Industrial Organization. His current research interest is exploring the impact of the Internet on the growth and structure of information markets. His most recent research papers are titled, "The Impact of Internet Access Providers on Arbitrary Regulatory Policies in Telecommunications," and "Public Policy Issues Concerning the Internet and the Traditional Telephone Regulatory Structures." Dr. Meisel is the chairman of the Board of Directors of the SWICSIU Credit Union. He has co-authored several economic impact studies addressing, for example, the economic impact of Gateway International Raceway and the economic impact of Southern Illinois University.