Ph.D., University of Chicago
Industrial Organization, Antitrust, Nonprofit Organization, Arts Economics, Public Finance, Development Economics, Economics of Sports
A former staff economist and consultant for the Federal Trade Commission, Seaman serves as a consultant in private antitrust, business contractual dispute and civil tort cases. His research includes models of arts industry funding, price discrimination (including legal implications), private and public school choice, cost-benefit analysis and economic impact methodologies, international trade in cultural goods, local tax incidence and exportability, and the effects of illegal behaviors. His articles have appeared in such journals as American Economic Review, Journal of Socioeconomics, Public Finance Quarterly, Journal of Behavioral Economics, Utah Law Review and Journal of Cultural Economics.