Joseph Podwol

I am an economist with the US Department of Justice Antitrust Division, where I analyze analyze mergers and competition issues in a variety of industries. My research interests include auction and bargaining theory, price dispersion and forward contracting. Below are links to some recent papers.*

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Published papers:

Search Costs and Equilibrium Price Dispersion in Auction Markets with Matthew Backus and Henry Schneider, European Economic Review, 74, 2014, 173-192.

Nonstandard Bidder Behavior in Real-World Auctions with Henry Schneider, European Economic Review, 83, 2016, 198-212. 

Working papers:

Work in progress:

Consolidation in the Presence of Forward Contracts, with Nathan Miller

Effects of Physician-Hospital Affiliation, with Robert Arons

Evaluating Bidder Mergers Under Heterogeneity

 * The views expressed therein are my own and do not necessarily reflect those of the US Department of Justice. 
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