Title Associate Professor of Economics
Office 413 Purnell Hall
Phone (302) 831-1910
- Ph.D. in economics, University of California, Berkeley, 1987
- M.A. in economics, University of California, Berkeley, 1985
- B.S. in physics, University of Michigan, 1980
- “Testing the Effectiveness of Regulation and Competition on Cable Television Rates” (with Mary T. Kelly), Eastern Economic Journal, Vol. 40, Issue 3 (Summer 2014), pp. 387-404.
- “On Measuring Competitive Viability and Monopoly Power in Cable: An Empirical Cost Approach,” (with Mary T. Kelly), Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 85, No. 4 (Nov. 2003), pp. 962-970.
- “Hospital Costs and Excess Bed Capacity: A Statistical Analysis,” (with Theodore E. Keeler), Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 78, No. 3 (Aug. 1996), pp. 470-481.
- “Unnatural Monopolies in Local Telephone,” (with Richard T. Shin), RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 23, No. 2 (Summer 1992), pp. 171-183.
- “Pricing in a Deregulated Environment: The Motor Carrier Experience,” (with Theodore E. Keeler), RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 22, No. 2 (Summer 1991), pp. 264-273. Reprinted in MacAvoy, Paul W. and Richard Schmalensee, eds., The Causes and Effects of Deregulation, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, May 2014.
- “The Inefficiency of Regulating a Competitive Industry: Productivity Gains in Trucking Following Reform,” Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 72, No. 2 (May 1990), pp. 191-201.
Awards & Honors
- Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Regulatory Economics, 1999-present
- Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, University of California, Irvine, 1992
- Visiting Professor, Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration, University of British Columbia, 1991
- Consultant: Regional Bell Operating Companies, U.S. Postal Service
- Grants: University of Delaware Research Foundation