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.
- PhD Economics, Duke University, Durham, NC, 1991
- MA Economics, Duke University, Durham, NC, 1988
- Teaching Interests: Econometrics
- Research Interests: Bayesian Econometrics
Selected Research Publications
- Terrell, D. and Craioveanu, M. (2016). The Impact of Storms on Firm Survival: a Bayesian Spatial Econometric Model for Firm Survival. 37.
- Terrell, D. and Kleit, A. (2001). Measuring Potential Efficiency Gains from Deregulation of Electricity Generation: A Bayesian Approach. Review Of Economics And Statistics, , 523-30.
- 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.
- Internet; The Advocate; LSU forecasters downgrade job growth outlook for Louisiana oil and gas sector; 2018
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