Ken Hendricks

Kenneth Hendricks is the James L. and Nancy Powell Centennial Professor of Economics at the University of Texas at Austin Professor. He specializes in industrial organization, econometrics, and auction theory, and has conducted extensive empirical analyses of bidding behavior in off-shore oil and gas lease auctions. He is a co-author of a chapter on empirical work in auctions in the Handbook on Industrial Organization. In 2004, he was elected a Fellow of the Econometric Society.

Professor Hendricks has served on the editorial boards of the RAND Journal, Canadian Journal of Economics, and the Journal of Industrial Economics and is currently on the editorial board of the American Economic Journal: Microeconomics. He was a former member of the Executive Committee, Canadian Economic Association and professor of economics at the University of British Columbia.

Professor Hendricks has served as a consultant on behalf of the U.S. DOJ, the U.S. FTC, and the Canadian Competition Bureau. He has also participated in the U.S. FTC’s investigation of retail gasoline pricing.

Professor Hendricks holds a PhD in economics from the University of Wisconsin and a BA  and MA in economics from the University of British Columbia.

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