• 1537 Citations
1984 …2019
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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

1 Citation (Scopus)

How efficient is dynamic competition? The case of price as investment

Besanko, D., Doraszelski, U. & Kryukov, Y., Jan 1 2019, In : American Economic Review. 109, 9, p. 3339-3364 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Deadweight loss
Dynamic competition
Welfare implications

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

Restructuring Rail Systems: Implications for network quality and welfare

Besanko, D., Apr 25 2019, U.S. Freight Rail Economics and Policy: Are We on the Right Track?. Taylor and Francis, p. 129-178 50 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Dynamic pricing
Predatory pricing

Performance versus design standards in the regulation of pollution

Besanko, D., Jan 12 2018, The Theory and Practice of Command and Control in Environmental Policy. Taylor and Francis, p. 17-42 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

performance standard