Dek Terrell is Director of the LSU Division of Economic Development, and is the Freeport
McMoRan Professor Economics at Louisiana State University. He joined LSU in 1996 after
receiving his Ph.D. at Duke University and spending five years at Kansas State University.
Dr. Terrell is working with state agencies on numerous projects related to Louisiana's
economy. Dr. Terrell co-authored three volumes in the Advances in Econometrics Series
and has published in leading academic journals such as Economic Journal, Journal of
Law and Economics, and Review of Economics and Statistics.
Terrell, D. and Kleit, A. (2001). Measuring Potential Efficiency Gains from Deregulation
of Electricity Generation: A Bayesian Approach. Review Of Economics And Statistics,
Terrell, D. and Bratsberg, B. (1998). Experience, Tenure, and Wage Growth of Young
black and White Men. Journal Of Human Resources, , 658-682.
Terrell, D. and Farmer, A. (1996). Optimal Betting and Efficiency in Betting Markets
with Information Costs. The Economic Journal, , 846-868.
Teaching Interests: Econometrics
Research Interests: Bayesian Econometrics