Joseph Daniel

Associate Professor of Economics and Legal Studies

Department: Economics
Campus Address: 409 Purnell Hall
Newark, DE 19716
Phone: 302-831-1913


  • Ph.D, Economics, University of Minnesota,1992.
  • J.D., Northwestern University,1984.
  • B.A., Economics, Northwestern University, 1981.
  • Curriculum Vitae


  • "Pricing the Major U.S. Hub Airports," (with Katherine Thomas Harback) Journal of Urban Economics 64 (2), pp. 288-295, 2009.
  • "(When) do Hub Airlines Internalize Their Self-Imposed Congestion Delays," (with Katherine Thomas Harback)Journal of Urban Economics, Vol. 63 pp.583–612, 2008.
  • "Efficiency of the Use of Technology in Economic Education," American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, May 2005.
  • "Benefit-Cost Analysis of Airport Infrastructure," Journal of Air Transport Management, Vol. 8, pp. 149-164, 2002.  
  • "Distributional Consequences of Congestion Pricing at Large Hub Airports," Journal of Urban Economics, September, 2001.
  • "The Environmental Impact of Highway Congestion Pricing," (with Khalid Becka) Journal of Urban Economics, Vol. 47, March 2000, 180-215.
  • "Comparison of Three Empirical Models of Airport Congestion Pricing," (with Munish Pahwa) Journal of Urban Economics, 47, January 2000, 1-38.
  • "Congestion Pricing and Capacity of Large Hub Airports: A Bottleneck Model with Stochastic Queues,"Econometrica, 63, No. 2, pp. 327-370, March 1995; reprinted in Recent Developments in Transport Economics, K. Button (ed), Edward Elgar, 2004.

Awards & Honors

Grants and Contracts: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Delaware River and Bay Authority, World Bank Institute, Delaware Department of Transportation


  • Industrial Organization
  • Law and Economics
  • Transportation Economics

The Lerner College is home to a state-of-the-art financial trading facility, the $1.4 million student-led Blue Hen Investment Fund, a student-managed restaurant and hotel, a high-technology development center of a global bank and a start-up experience for students with new business ideas.

Lerner College faculty - like Anu Sivaraman, who is among Social Media Marketing Magazine’s “Top 100 Marketing Professors on Twitter” and’s “Top 50 Marketing Professors on Twitter” - are thought leaders who command attention from influential business audiences, economists and policy makers.

All Lerner College departments offer experience-driven learning and emphasize evidence-based analytics methods to enrich the student experience. Here, finance students visit New York City’s financial districts for a first-hand look at markets trading and to meet with UD alumni.

Charles W. Horn, AS75, and wife Patricia, recently made a $3 million commitment to enhance and expand entrepreneurial studies.

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