Kenneth H. Kelly

Economist
Consumer Protection
Phone:
(202) 326-3358
Email Address:
kkelly@ftc.gov

Selected Publications

  • "One Lump or Two: Unitary vs. Bifurcated Measures of Injury at the USITC," with Morris Morkre, Economic Inquiry, 2006.
  • "Competition and Quality in Deregulated Industries: Lessons for the Education Debate," with Jerry Ellig, Texas Review of Law & Politics, 2002.
  • "Quantifying Causes of Injury to U.S. Industries Competing with Unfairly Traded Imports: 1989 to 1994," 2002.
  • "Do Unfairly Traded Imports Injure Domestic Industries?," with Morris Morkre, Review of International Economics, 1998.
  • "Effects of Unfair Imports on Domestic Industries: U.S. Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Cases, 1980 to 1988," 1994.
  • "Empirical Analysis for Antitrust and International Trade Law," University of Cincinnati Law Review, 1993.
  • "Some Perspectives Concerning the Effects of Unfair Imports on Domestic Industries," with Morris Morkre, University of Cincinnati Law Review, 1993.
  • "Merger Efficiencies: The Prodigal Son of Antitrust?," The Journal of Reprints for Antitrust Law and Economics, 1991.
  • "The Antitrust Analysis of Grocery Slotting Allowances: The Procompetitive Case," Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, 1991.
  • "Can Imports Injure a Domestic Industry When They Decline?," Research in Law and Economics, 1989.
  • "The Analysis of Causality in Escape Clause Cases," Journal of Industrial Economics, 1988.
  • "The Role of the Free Rider in Resale Price Maintenance: The Loch Ness Monster of Antitrust Captured," George Mason Law Review, 1988.

Selected Presentations

  • "The Economics of Ponzi Schemes," Dept. of Treasury Ponzi Scheme Conference. New York, NY (2011)
  • "The Event Study as an Investigative Tool in Merger Enforcement: The Case of Palladium," International Industrial Organization Conference. Atlanta, GA (2005)
  • "Firm Size and Research Productivity," Econometric Society. Denver, CO (1980)

Education

Stony Brook University
PhD Economics
1979
Stony Brook University
MS Applied Mathematics & Statistics
1979
Hofstra University
BS Economics-Business
1974

Fields of Interest

  • Forensic Economics
  • Financial Analysis

Professional Experience

Economist
Federal Trade Commission
1981-present

Adjunct Professor
Johns Hopkins University
2006-2007

Economic Advisor to Commissioner
U.S. International Trade Commission
1986-1988

Assistant Professor
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
1978-1980

Economist
Bureau of Labor Statistics
1973-1974