David R. Kamerschen
Department of Economics

Professor Emeritus and former Jasper Dorsey Chair of Public Utilities

3818 Sweet Bottom Drive
Duluth, GA, 30096
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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


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

Areas of Expertise

  • Industrial Organization
  • Public Utilities

Research Interests

  • Industrial Organization
  • Public Utilities

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

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


  • David R. Kamerschen. 1967Readings in MicroeconomicsNo Publisher
  • David R. Kamerschen and Walter L. Johnson. 1970.Macroeconomics: Selected ReadingsNo Publisher
  • David R. Kamerschen and Walter L. Johnson. 1972Readings in Economic DevelopmentNo Publisher
  • David R. Kamerschen and George E. Vredeveld. 1975Economics.No Publisher
  • David R. Kamerschen and Lloyd M. Valentine. 1981Intermediate Microeconomic TheoryNo Publisher
  • David R. Kamerschen and Albert L. Danielsen. 1983Current 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 EraNo Publisher
  • David Kamerschen, James C. Bonbright and Albert L. Danielsen. 1988Principles of Public Utility RatesNo Publisher
  • David R. Kamerschen. 1992Money and BankingNo Publisher.