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Ph.D., Economics, The University of Kansas, 1987
Microeconomics. Industrial organization and regulation. Game theory.
ECO 2301: Principles of
ECO 5346: Game Theory
Pumphrey, R. G., Edwards, J. A., Becker, K. Urban and rural attitudes toward municipal water controls: A study of semi-arid region with limited water supplies. Ecological Economics, 65, 1-12, 2008.
Becker, K. and von Ende, E.T., Sub-Game Perfect Equilibria in Natural Monopoly Markets. Atlantic Economic Journal, 34, 365-366, 2006.
Soytas, U. and Becker, K., Is limit pricing evolutionary stable? Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 13(3), 281-318, 2003.
Becker, K. and S.A. Turut, “Performance Differences Between Public and Private Firms in Turkey”, Atlantic Economic Journal, Vol. 28, No. 3, September 2000.
Becker, K., “Natural Monopoly Equilibria: Price-Quantity Choice”, International Advances in Economic Research, Vol. 5, No. 3, p. 399, 1999.
von Ende, E.T. and Becker, K., Nash and Subgame-Perfect Equilibria for Natural Monopoly Markets with Sunk Costs, International Advances in Economic Research, vol. 4, No. 2, p. 205, 1998.
von Ende, E.T. and Becker, K., Advertising Through Hard and Soft Information: The Case of the NBA, Southwestern Economic Proceedings, vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 13-16, 1997.
von Ende, E.T. and Becker, K., Cournot and Oligopoly Theory, International Advances in Economic Research, vol 2, No. 2, p. 196, 1996.
DeBerry, T.W. and Becker, K., The Determinants of CEO Compensation in Regulated Investor-Owned Electric Utilities, Southwestern Economic Proceedings, vol 22, No. 2, pp. 68-72, 1995.
Becker, K., Natural Monopoly Equilibria: Nash and von Stackelberg Solutions, Journal of Economics and Business, vol. 46, No. 2, pp.135-139, 1994.
Gurkan, A.A. and Becker, K., Market Structure and Profitability in the U.S. Food Manufacturing Industries, Atlantic Economic Journal, vol. 22, No. 1, p. 103, 1994.
Becker, K., Natural Monopoly, Efficiency, and the Role of Sunk Costs: An Equilibrium Analysis, Journal of Economics, vol. XIX, No. 1, pp.79-82, 1993.
von Ende, E.T. and Becker, K., A Note on Teaching Price Sustainability, Proceedings of the Southwestern Society of Economists, vol. 19, No. 2, pp.166-168, 1992.
Becker, K., Ramsey Pricing without Cross-Subsidization: A Note, The Journal of Economic Issues, vol. 25, No. 4, pp.1149-1154, 1991.
Becker, K., Prepared direct testimony, rebuttal testimony, and cross answering testimony, Docket No. RP-183-000, Williams Natural Gas Company, General Rate Case, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC, 1990-1991
Becker, K., Prepared direct testimony, Docket No. 162,960-U, Owens Corning vs. KPL Gas Service, Kansas Corporation Commission, Topeka, KS, 1989
Becker, K., Comments on Regulations Governing Bidding Programs, Docket No. 88-5-000, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC, 1988
K., Comments on Administrative Determination of Full Avoided Costs, Sale of Power to QF's, and Interconnection Facilities, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC, 1988