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Research Interests

Professor Besanko's research covers topics relating to industry dynamics, economics of regulation, and industrial organization.

Education/Academic qualification

Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences, PhD, Northwestern University

… → 1982

Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences, MS, Northwestern University

… → 1980

Political Sciences, BA, Ohio University

… → 1977

Research interests

  • Competitive Analysis
  • Industrial Organization economics
  • Microeconomics
  • Public Policy
  • Regulation
  • Strategy

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Grants 2006 2008

Research Output 1984 2019

Regulated versus negotiated access pricing in vertically separated railway systems

Besanko, D. & Cui, S., Feb 15 2019, In : Journal of Regulatory Economics. 55, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Access pricing
Consumer surplus
Social welfare
Dynamic pricing
Predatory pricing

Subsidizing research programs with “if” and “when” uncertainty in the face of severe informational constraints

Besanko, D., Tong, J. & Wu, J. J., Jun 1 2018, In : RAND Journal of Economics. 49, 2, p. 285-310 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Research program
Vertical separation
Consumer surplus
Social welfare
Access charge
5 Citations (Scopus)

Corporate reputational dynamics, private regulation, and activist pressure

Abito, J. M., Besanko, D. & Diermeier, D., Jan 1 2016, In : Advances in Strategic Management. 34, p. 235-299 65 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Firm reputation
Corporate citizenship