Joseph Podwol

I am an economist with the US Department of Justice Antitrust Division. 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:

Forward Contracts, Market Structure and the Welfare Effects of Mergers with Nathan Miller, Journal of Industrial Economics, 68, June 2020, 364-407.

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

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

Work in progress:

Vertical mergers with procurement auctions upstream, with Alexander Raskovich 

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