Associate Professor of Economics
School of Public Policy
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
office: SPP 193
(310) 506-7150 Phone
(310) 506-7494 Fax
Economics of Public Policy, Industrial Organization, Regulation, Applied
Econometrics, Telecommunications Economics, Black Markets.
Entrepreneurship, R&D, and economic growth; Entry in the US broadband market; Markets for illicit goods, law enforcement, and violence.
Antitrust issues in network markets, the broadband Digital Divide, regulating a polluting monopolist, the impact of e-business on the economy, mobile phone use while driving and accidents, the impact of the Americans With
Disabilities Act on retail firms, conditional moments tests for heterogeneity in
parametric duration models, selection models for duration and count data,
efficient Universal Service funding, alternative telecommunications regulation
and innovation, the political economy of public utility regulation, and the determinants of civic engagement in California.