Alexei Alexandrov



                        Senior Economist, 2016 – present

            Consumer Financial Protection Bureau:

                        Senior Economist, 2015 – 2016

                        Economist, 2012 – 2015

            University of Rochester (Simon School):

                        Assistant Professor of Economics and Management, 2007 – 2012


             Ph.D., Managerial Economics and Strategy, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 2007

                        Dissertation:  Essays in Applied Industrial Organization

                        Committee Chairperson:  Professor Daniel F. Spulber

            B.A., Economics, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 2003


Sufficient Decisions in Multi-Sided and Multi-Product Markets (with Daniel Spulber), forthcoming at Journal of Industrial Economics

LeChatelier-Samuelson Principle in Games and Pass-Through of Shocks (with Özlem Bedre-Defolie), forthcoming at Journal of Economic Theory

Lessons from bankruptcy reform in the private student loan market (with Dalié Jiménez), 2017, Harvard Law and Policy Review, 11(1) 175 – 233

Competing for consumers with self-control problems, 2016, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 25(1), 179 – 194

When should firms expose themselves to risk, 2015, Management Science, 61(12), 3001 – 3008

Using the Economics of the Pass Through in Proving Antitrust Injury in Robinson-Patman cases (with Sergei Koulayev), 2015, Antitrust Bulletin, 60(4), 345 – 357

Anti-competitive interconnection: the effects of the elasticity of consumers’ expectations and the shape of the network effects function, 2015, Journal of Industrial Economics, 63(1), 74 – 99

Pass-through rates when firms can vary package sizes, 2014, Journal of Competition Law & Economics, 10(3), 611 – 619

The Equivalence of Bundling and Advance Sales (with Özlem Bedre-Defolie), 2014, Marketing Science, 33(2), 259 – 272

Pass-through Rates In the Real World: The Effect of Price Points and Menu Costs, 2013, Antitrust Law Journal, 79(1), 349 – 360

            Effects of Joint Outsourcing on Consumer Welfare, 2013, International Journal of the Economics of Business, 20(2), 187 – 202

Price Discrimination and Investment Incentives (with Joyee Deb), 2012, International Journal of Industrial Organization, 30(6), 615 – 623

Are Reservations Recommended? (with Martin Lariviere), 2012, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 14(2), 218 – 230

Antitrust and Competition in Two-Sided Markets (with George Deltas and Daniel Spulber), 2011, Journal of Competition Law & Economics, 7(4), 775 – 812

             Fat Products, 2008, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 17(1), 67 – 95


Regulations, Community Bank and Credit Union Exits, and Access to Mortgage Credit  (with Xiaoling Ang), revise and resubmit at Journal of Legal Studies

Generalizing Lessons from Behavioral Economics across Many Biases

Making Firms Liable for Consumers' Mistaken Beliefs: Theoretical Model and Empirical Applications to the U.S. Mortgage and Credit Card Markets

Choice architecture versus price signals in the U.S. student loan market (with Xiaoling Ang)

The Effects of Interest Rate Changes and Add-on Fee Regulation on Consumer Behavior in the U.S. Credit Card Market (with Özlem Bedre-Defolie and Daniel Grodzicki)                        

No Shopping in the U.S. Mortgage Market: Direct and Strategic Effects of Providing More Information (with Sergei Koulayev) 


Estimating Marginal Effects of the Government Sponsored Entities (with Thomas Conkling and Sergei Koulayev)

Credit card indebtedness and community influence (with Daniel Grodzicki)

Royalty stacking in the U.S. freight railroads: Cournot versus Coase (with Russell Pittman and Olga Ukhaneva)

Alexei Alexandrov's SSRN working papers