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Kevin Williams

Kevin R. Williams

Associate Professor of Economics

Kevin Williams’ research is in the area of empirical industrial organization. His work brings new data, models, and methods to further our understanding of retail and services markets and assess the welfare implications of market structures and potential interventions. A central part of his research examines pricing and the airline industry. His research has been published in leading economic journals including Econometrica, Quarterly Journal of Economics, and has been highlighted by the media, including the New York Times, Marketplace, and STAT. Professor Williams obtained his PhD from the University of Minnesota.


  • PhD, University of Minnesota, 2014
  • MA, University of Minnesota, 2011
  • BA, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2009

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