Nicolaus Tideman

Professor of Economics at Virginia Tech

Nicolaus Tideman is a Professor of Economics at Virginia Tech. He received his bachelor's degree from Reed College in 1965 and his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1969. From 1969 to 1973 he was Assistant Professor of Economics at Harvard University. In 1970-71 he served as Senior Staff Economist at the President's Council of Economic Advisors. He has also served as a consultant at the Bureau of the Budget (predecessor to the Office of Management and Budget) and at the Office of Tax Analysis in the Department of the Treasury. He has been at Virginia Tech since 1973, as a postdoctoral fellow, Associate Professor, and Professor since 1985. He has published about 100 professional articles and the book, Collective Decisions and Voting: The Potential for Public Choice.