Kenneth S. Flamm

LBJ School faculty member Kenneth S. Flamm

Dean Rusk Chair, Professor of Public Affairs

Education:
Ph.D in Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
A.B. in Economics, Stanford University
Teaching Areas:
Economics
Information and Technology Policy
Research and Empirical Methods

Kenneth Flamm, a professor and the Dean Rusk Chair in the LBJ School of Public Affairs, was principal deputy assistant secretary of defense for economic security and special assistant to the deputy secretary of defense for dual-use technology policy from 1993 to 1995, receiving the Department of Defense's Distinguished Public Service Medal from the secretary of defense. An applied microeconomist and expert on the economics of the semiconductor, computer and telecommunications industries, Dr. Flamm has served as senior fellow in foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution and as an economics professor at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and George Washington University.

Dr. Flamm was elected in 2016 to the Conference on Research in Income and Wealth. He previously was appointed chair or vice chair of two National Research Council panels and served as a member of its Science, Technology and Economic Policy Board. He also has been a member of five other National Academies panels, and chair of the NATO Science Committee's Science and Technology Policy and Organization panel. He served on the Federal Networking Council Advisory Committee, on the OECD's Expert Working Party on High Performance Computers and Communications, on various federal advisory committees and as a consultant to government agencies, international organizations and private corporations. Dr. Flamm has authored numerous articles and books on global competition in high technology.

Courses Taught
Spring 2022 - 59460 - PA 393H - International Economics
Spring 2022 - 59470 - PA 393K - Applied Microeconomics for Policy Analysis
Spring 2022 - 59525 - PA 397C - Advanced Empirical Methods for Policy Analysis
Fall 2022 - 61010 - PA 393G - Microeconomics
Spring 2021 - 60830 - PA 393H - International Economics
Spring 2021 - 60840 - PA 393K - Applied Microeconomics for Policy Analysis
Spring 2021 - 60875 - PA 397C - Advanced Empirical Methods for Policy Analysis
Spring 2020 - 58615 - PA 393H - International Economics
Spring 2020 - 58620 - PA 393K - Applied Microeconomics for Policy Analysis
Spring 2020 - 58675 - PA 397C - Advanced Empirical Methods for Policy Analysis
Spring 2019 - 60335 - PA 393K - Applied Microeconomics for Policy Analysis
Spring 2019 - 60380 - PA 397C - Advanced Empirical Methods for Policy Analysis
Spring 2018 - 60940 - PA 393H - International Economics
Spring 2018 - 60952 - PA 393K – Applied Microeconomics for Policy Analysis
Spring 2017 - 61570 - PA393H - International Economics
Spring 2017 - 61580 - PA393K - Applied Microeconomics for Policy Analysis
Spring 2017 - 61595 - PA393L - Advanced Policy Economics
Spring 2016 - 60475 - PA393H - International Economics
Spring 2016 - 60505 - PA393L - Advanced Policy Economics
Spring 2016 - 60550 - PA397C - Advanced Empirical Methods for Policy Analysis
Spring 2015 - 61335 - PA393H - International Economics
Spring 2015 - 61380 - PA393L - Advanced Policy Economics
Spring 2015 - 61432 - PA397C - Advanced Empirical Methods for Policy Analysis
Spring 2014 - 63515 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Spring 2014 - 63700 - PA393H - International Economics
Spring 2014 - 63736 - PA393L - Advanced Policy Economics
Spring 2013 - 62600 - PA680PB - Policy Research Project
Spring 2013 - 62995 - PA393H - International Economics
Contact Information
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Campus location:
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