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David R. Kamerschen

Professor Emeritus
Former Jasper Dorsey Chair of Public Utilities
  • PhD, Economics, Michigan State University, 1964
  • MA, Economics, Miami University (Oxford, Ohio), 1960
  • BS, Business, Miami University (Oxford, Ohio), 1959
Prior professional positions:
  • University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, Department of Economics, Professor of Economics, 1974 to 2014
  • University of Missouri, Economics, Professor, 1968 to 1974
  • University of Missouri, Economics, Associate Professor, 1966 to 1968
  • Washington University, Economics, Assistant Professor, 1964 to 1966
Awards, Honors and Recognitions:
  • Outstanding Teaching Performance Award, Economics Club, University of Georgia, 1995
  • Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award, College of Business Administration, the University of Georgia, 1985
  • Distinguished Research Award, College of Business Administration, the University of Georgia, 1984
Research Interests and Areas of Expertise:
  • Industrial Organization
  • Public Utilities
Selected Publications:

Journal Articles

  • David R. Kamerschen and David V. Porter. 2004. The Demand for Residential, Industrial and Total Electricity, 1973-1998. Energy Economics, (26):87-100. 
  • David R. Kamerschen and Jae-Hee Park. 1993. Market Structure and Cyclical Fluctuations in U.S. Manufacturing. Review Of Economics And Statistics, (75):732-34. 
  • David R. Kamerschen, Albert Danielsen and Donald Keenan. 1990.Third-Best Pricing Rules for Regulated Utilities. Southern Economic Journal, (56):628-638. 
  • David R. Kamerschen. 1970. A Theory of Conglomerate Mergers: Comment. Quarterly Journal Of Economics, (84):668-673. 
  • David R. Kamerschen. 1968. An Empirical Test of Oligopoly Theories.Journal Of Political Economy, (76):615-34. 
  • David R. Kamerschen. 1968. The Influence of Ownership and Control on Profit Rates. American Economic Review, (58):432-47. 
  • David R. Kamerschen. 1968. Market Growth and Industry Concentration. Journal Of The American Statistical Association, (63):228-41.


  • David R. Kamerschen. 1967. Readings in Microeconomics. No Publisher. 
  • David R. Kamerschen and Walter L. Johnson. 1970.Macroeconomics: Selected Readings. No Publisher. 
  • David R. Kamerschen and Walter L. Johnson. 1972. Readings in Economic Development. No Publisher. 
  • David R. Kamerschen and George E. Vredeveld. 1975. Economics.No Publisher. 
  • David R. Kamerschen and Lloyd M. Valentine. 1981. Intermediate Microeconomic Theory. No Publisher. 
  • David R. Kamerschen and Albert L. Danielsen. 1983. Current Issues In Public Utility Economics: Essays in Honor of James C. Bonbright.No Publisher. 
  • David R. Kamerschen and Albert L. Danielsen. 1986.Telecommunications In The Post-Divestiture Era. No Publisher. 
  • David Kamerschen, James C. Bonbright and Albert L. Danielsen. 1988. Principles of Public Utility Rates. No Publisher. 
  • David R. Kamerschen. 1992. Money and Banking. No Publisher.