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William C. Horrace

Distinguished Professor of Economics


Contact Information

426 Eggers Hall
(315) 443-9061
Office Hours:
On Leave
Staff Support:
Mary Santy
Curriculum Vitae
William C. Horrace CV

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research


Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1996


Econometrics, firm-level production and efficiency analysis, peer effects and strategic interactions, fishery and resource economics, crime and policing


Fall 2016

On Leave


Selected Publications


“How dark is dark? Bright lights, big city, racial profiling.” Review of Economics and Statistics, 98(2016): 226-232.

"Endogenous network production functions with selectivity." Journal of Econometrics, 190(2016): 222-232.

"Strategic substitutes or complements? The game of where to fish." Journal of Econometrics, 168(2012): 70-80.

"Alternative technical efficiency measures: skew, bias and scale." Journal of Applied Econometrics, 27(2012): 253-268.

"Identifying technically efficient fishing vessels: a non-empty, minimal subset approach." Journal of Applied Econometrics, 22(2007): 729-745.

"On ranking and selection from independent truncated normal distributions." Journal of Econometrics, 126(2005):335-354.

"Multiple comparisons with the best, with economic applications." Journal of Applied Econometrics, 15(2000): 1-26 (lead article).

Research Interests

Applied & Theoretical Econometrics
Productivity Analysis 
Multivariate Inference

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