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.*
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.
Sequential English Auctions: A Theory of Opening Bid Fishing, under review.
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.