Professor, Department of Economics, Belk College of Business
Professor, Public Policy Program
Research Interests: Airline industry; Electricity industry; Energy and environment; Law and economics; Pricing of electricity, airlines, and roads
Dr. Schwarz’s research addresses energy and environment issues, particularly electricity-pricing research done in conjunction with Duke Energy Corporation. He has received grants from the Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency, and has lectured in Israel and China on energy and environmental topics. Dr. Schwarz is also Associate with the Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC). He joined the Belk College faculty in 1978.