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William C. Horrace

Distinguished Professor of Economics


Contact Information

426 Eggers Hall
(315) 443-9061
Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday 2:30-3:00pm
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


Summer 2016

ECN 605  M/T/W/Th/F 3-4:30


ECN 620   M/T/W/Th/F 1-2:30

(July 5-Aug. 12)



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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