Blank, Larry

IMG_6057 Larry Blank 18aug2015-web


Economics, Applied Statistics & International Business Department


Associate Professor
Work Phone: 575.646.4231
Fax: 575.646.1915
Building and Room Number: GU 406



  • 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.