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Blank, Larry

Larry BlankDepartment(s)

Economics, Applied Statistics & International Business Department

Position(s)

Associate Professor
Email: larryb@nmsu.edu
Work Phone: 575.646.4231
Fax: 575.646.1915
Building and Room Number: GU 401A

Affiliated Programs

Graduate Certificate in Public Utility Regulation & Economics
Center for Public Utilities

Biography

  • PhD in Economics
    • Industrial Organization & Public Policy
      • Public Utility Economics & Regulation
      • Antitrust Economics
    • Finance
    • Econometrics
  • Served as an expert advisor or expert witness in over 150 rate cases and rulemaking proceedings on behalf of government agencies, regulatory commissions, utility companies, and utility customers.
  • Helped design and deliver over 30 training courses on public utility policy, regulation, and ratemaking.
  • Academic publications have appeared in the Review of Industrial Organization, the Journal of Regulatory Economics, the Electricity Journal, and other journals.
  • Past Professional Employment
    • Principal Consultant, TAHOEconomics, LLC, 1999-present.
    • USDOE/USAID Project Director for Technical Assistance to the Energy Regulatory Commission of the Philippines, 2001-2003.
    • Manager of Regulatory Policy & Market Analysis, Public Utilities Commission of Nevada, 1997-1999.
    • Supervising Economist, Public Service Commission of Nevada, 1996–1997.
    • Economist, National Regulatory Research Institute, the Ohio State University, 1994–1996.
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