Michael H. Belzer is Associate Professor in the Department of Economics of the
Liberal Arts and Sciences at
University . He also is Associate Director of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation's Trucking Industry Program, one of more than twenty Sloan Industry Centers. The Trucking Industry Program focuses on trucking industry operations, regulation, industrial organization, and industrial relations, and Dr. Belzer directs its Trucking Industry Benchmarking Program. He serves as Chair of the Transportation Research Board Committee on Trucking Industry Research, as a member of the Freight Systems Executive Board, and as a member of the Committee on Freight Economics and Regulation as well as a member of the Truck and Bus Safety Committee. Additional current interests include labor policy, industrial organization, and the role of transportation in economic development.