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University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics

John Ying

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Title Associate Professor of Economics
Email jying@nospam5dd6e6a434323.udel.edu
Office 413 Purnell Hall


  • 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

Select Publications

  • “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

Curriculum Vitae

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