Faculty Profiles

Lanier Benkard

The Gregor G. Peterson Professor of Economics
Spence Faculty Fellow for 2011-2012


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Academic Degrees

PhD, MPhil, Yale Univ., 1996, MA, Univ. of Toronto, 1991, BSc, 1990.

Professional Experience

At Stanford since 1998.

Assoc. Economist, Wefa Inc., 1991-93.

Selected Publications

A Dynamic Analysis of the Market for Wide-Bodied Commercial Aircraft,: Review of Economic Studies, 2004 
Hedonic Price Indexes with Unobserved Product Characteristics and Application to PCs,: Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 2004 
Learning and Forgetting: The Dynamics of Aircraft Production,: American Economic Review, 2000 

Working Papers

1691: Demand Estimation with Heterogeneous Consumers and Unobserved Product Characteristics: A Hedonic Approach 
1710: Discrete Choice Models as Structural Models of Demand: Some Economic Implications of Common Approaches 
1560: Learning and Forgetting: The Dynamics of Aircraft Production 
1868: On the Nonparametic Identification of Nonlinear Simultaneous Equations Models: Comment on B. Brown (1983) and Roehrig (1988 
1852: Estimating Dynamic Models of Imperfect Competition 

Courses Taught

MGTECON 628 Reading Group in Industrial Organization 
OIT 265 Data and Decisions 
STRAMGT 207 Strategic Leadership 


Faculty Research Fellow: NBER (1901 - present) 
Member: American Economic Assn.,Econometrics Society (1901 - present) 

In the News

Nov-99 Use It or Lose It: Learning on the Manufacturing Line, Stanford Business Magazine 

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