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Dek Terrell
Freeport-McMoRan Endowed Chair of Economics
Undergraduate Internship Advisor, Department of Economics and International Trade & Finance

Department of Economics - Professor and Undergraduate Internship Advisor
Economics & Policy Research Group - Executive Director
Real Estate Research Institute - Professor
Energy Program - Professor
2319 Business Education Complex South
501 South Quad Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 225-578-3785
Fax: 225-578-3807

Biographical Summary
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.
BS Mathematics and Economics, Millsaps College
Ph D Economics, Duke University
MA Economics, Duke University
Courses Taught
BADM 7040 - Managerial Economics
BADM 7900 - Human Factors in Business and Industry: Current Problems
ECON 2001 - Honors: Principle of Microeconomics
ECON 2010 - Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 3999 - Independent Study: Economic Problems
ECON 4445 - Internship in Economics
ECON 4540 - Economic Forecasting
ECON 4632 - Financial Econometrics
ECON 4633 - Time Series Data Analysis
ECON 7630 - Econometric Methods
ECON 7631 - Econometric Methods II
ECON 7633 - Dynamic Econometric Theory
ECON 7799 - Seminar in Advanced Economic Problems
ECON 8900 - Predissertation Research
ECON 9000 - Dissertation Research
Teaching Interest: Econometrics
Research Interest: Bayesian Econometrics
Selected Research Publications

The Impact of Storms on Firm Survival: a Bayesian Spatial Econometric Model for Firm Survival. Terrell, D., and Craioveanu, M. (2016). , 37.

Measuring Potential Efficiency Gains from Deregulation of Electricity Generation: A Bayesian Approach. Terrell, D., and Kleit, A. (2001). Review Of Economics And Statistics, 523-30.

Experience, Tenure, and Wage Growth of Young black and White Men. Terrell, D., and Bratsberg, B. (1998). Journal Of Human Resources, 658-682.

Optimal Betting and Efficiency in Betting Markets with Information Costs. Terrell, D., and Farmer, A. (1996). The Economic Journal, 846-868.

Employed by LSU since:
August 19, 1996
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