Ted Frech

Professor of Economics

H.E. (Ted) Frech III is professor of economics at the UC Santa Barbara, where he is former director of the MA program and former Chairman. He is an adjunct scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and a affiliated faculty member at the Petris Center for Health Care Markets at UC Berkeley. He has been a visiting professor at Harvard and at the University of Chicago and an adjunct professor at Sciences Po in Paris and Curtin University in Australia. He holds a BS in industrial engineering from the University of Missouri, and a PhD in economics from UCLA.

Prof.  Frech, has written widely on antitrust, industrial organization, health economics, insurance, energy, and land use regulation. He has consulted for private and governmental organizations on liability and damage issues in complex commercial issues, including regulation, contract and unfair competition and antitrust.  This work has covered many industries, including health care and health insurance, aviation, electronics, sports fields and real estate.