Dr. Dennis L. Weisman
Ph.D., University of Florida, 1993
Economics of Regulation, Industrial Organization, Applied Microeconomics
Dr. Weisman is a Professor of Economics at Kansas State University and a member of the graduate faculty. A former Director of Strategic Marketing for SBC Communications, Inc. (now AT&T), and a research fellow with the Public Utility Research Center at the University of Florida, Dr. Weisman has 25 years of experience in the areas of government regulation, competition policy and business strategy.
He has testified in numerous regulatory proceedings to the economic and social impacts of regulatory policies and has served as an advisor to telecommunications firms, electric power companies and regulatory commissions on economic pricing principles, the design of incentive regulation plans, and competition policies. His primary research interests are in strategic behavior, government regulation and antitrust.
The author or co-author of more than 100 articles, books and book chapters, his work has appeared in the Antitrust Bulletin, Economics Letters, the Journal of Regulatory Economics, the Yale Journal on Regulation, The Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, and the Federal Communications Law Journal. Dr. Weisman's work has also been cited by the U.S. Supreme Court. He is the co-author of DESIGNING INCENTIVE REGULATION FOR THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY, published by the MIT Press and the AEI Press in 1996, and THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1996: THE "COSTS" OF MANAGED COMPETITION, published by Kluwer in 2000. He serves as an editor for The Review of Network Economics and on the editorial boards for the Journal of Regulatory Economics and Information Economics and Policy. He also serves on the Board of Academic Advisors for The Free State Foundation. Dr. Weisman received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Florida.