Professor Cason's teaching and research interests are in the areas of industrial organization, experimental economics, and environmental economics. His current research areas include experimental markets, environmental regulation, and antitrust.
He has published research in many leading journals, including Science, the Journal of Political Economy, Econometrica, the American Economic Review, and the
Review of Economic Studies. He is Co-Editor of the Journal of Public Economics, a past editor of the journal
Experimental Economics, and has served on the editorial boards of the
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Management Science, the
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, and Games and Economic Behavior.
He was President of the Economic Science Association (2009-2011), which is the international society of experimental economists. Prior to joining the Krannert faculty in 1998, he was an associate professor (1997-98) and assistant professor (1991-97) at the
University of Southern California. He has done public utility, regulatory and antitrust consulting.