John S. Ahlquist
Areas of Expertise & Civic Involvements
Ahlquist has done substantial work examining the political and economic behavior labor unions. His work to date focuses on how legal and political institutions interact with unions’ organizational rules to affect union behavior and public policy. More generally he is concerned with how societies balance desires for fairness and equity with dynamic growth and innovation. Ahlquist teaches classes on the interactions between markets and government, the politics of income inequality, and applied statistics.
Ahlquist has been interviewed by several AM radio stations and the Canadian Broadcast Corporation.