Dominick T. Armentano is professor of economics at the University of Hartford in West Hartford, Connecticut. He has also taught at the University of Connecticut, where he received his Ph.D. in 1966. He has twice been the Shelby Cullom Davis Visiting Professor at Trinity College in Hartford.
ProfessorArmentano's areas include antitrust policy, industrial organization, the economics of public policy, and business and society at thegraduate level. In 1980, Professor Armentano was a recipient of the national Leavy Foundation Award for teaching excellence.
ProfessorArmentano is the author of several books, including Antitrust and Monopoly: Anatomy of a Policy Failure, Second Edition (Holmes and Meier, 1990) and Antitrust Policy: The Case for Repeal, Revised Edition (Cato Institute, 1991). His essays have appeared in many books, including William Snavely's Theory of Economic Systems, Yale Brozen's The Competitive Economy, Lew Spadaro's New Directions in Austrian Economics, and in Dorn and Manne's Economic Liberties and the Judiciary. His articles and reviews have appeared in journals and newspapers such as the Antitrust Bulletin, Public Choice, London Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times.
Professor Armentano has lectured widely to business and academic audiences, both in the U.S. and abroad. His academic lectures include invited talks at Harvard, Cornell, Dartmouth, Tufts, Stanford, and the UCLA Law School. He has testified before Congress (joint Economic Committee) on antitrust policy and has served as a private consultant on various regulatory matters. Between 1978 and 1985, Professor Armentano was a regular commentator on 'Byline,' a nationally syndicated public-affairs radio program. He wrote and recorded over 125 radio shows.
Professor Armentano currently serves on the editorial board of several journals, as a trustee for several non-profit foundations, including The Future of Freedom Foundation, and is an adjunct scholar of the Cato Institute in Washington, D.C.
Professor Armentano's essay appeared in the February 1994 issue of Freedom Daily, published by The Future of Freedom Foundation.