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Dr. Dennis L. Weisman

Dennis L. WeismanPh.D., University of Florida, 1993

Economics of Regulation, Industrial Organization, Applied Microeconomics

weisman@k-state.edu
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Dr. Weisman is Emeritus Professor of Economics at Kansas State University. 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 over 30 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 economic consultant to Fortune 500 Corporations and regulatory commissions on economic pricing principles, the design of incentive regulation plans and competition policy. His primary research interests are in economic regulation, industrial organization and public policy. The author or co-author of more than 150 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. 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. Dr. Weisman's work has been cited by the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and numerous regulatory commissions. He currently serves on the editorial boards for the Journal of Regulatory Economics and Information Economics and Policy and previously served as an editor for The Review of Network Economics. Dr. Weisman received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Florida.