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Michael E. Sykuta

Michael E. Sykuta is Associate Professor in the Division of Applied Social Sciences and Director of the Contracting and Organizations Research Institute at the University of Missouri. His research focuses on the economics of contracting and organization, law and economics, and political economy, and the effects of regulation on markets, organizations, and the structure of contracts. His work currently focuses on issues regarding franchise organizations, regulation of wine distribution, and emerging issues of data ownership and use in agriculture.

He co-edited "The Elgar Companion on Transaction Cost Economics" and has published in such outlets as Journal of Law and Economics, Journal of Corporate Finance, Managerial and Decision Economics, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Financial Review, The Antitrust Bulletin and other professional and practitioner outlets. His is editor of the Social Science Research Network's New Institutional Economics Abstracting Journal. A complete vita is available here.

He blogs at More Is Better Than Less and is an occasional contributor to Truth On The Market.

Division of Applied Social Sciences
University of Missouri
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Columbia, MO 65211
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