Associate Professor (beginning September 2016)
Office Phone: (215) 571-4168
Mailing Address: Lebow College of Business
School of Economics
3201 Market Street, 10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Last updated 8/17/2016.
with Nathan H. Miller, revised and resubmitted to Econometrica.
This paper previously circulated under the title "Mergers Facilitate Tacit Collusion: Empirical Evidence from the U.S. Brewing Industry"
2015 Robert F. Lanzilotti Prize for Best Paper in Antitrust Economics (International Industrial Organization Conference)
How Does Advertising Depend on Competition? Evidence from U.S. Brewing, first draft: June, 2015.
with Ambarish Chandra, major revisions requested at Management Science, new version hopefully soon.
Excess Sensitivity of Consumption to Social Security Benefit Payments : Evidence from New Data with Variation in Pay Dates (under revision)
with Giovanni Mastrobuoni and Nate Vellekoop
Published or Accepted Papers:
Efficiencies Brewed: Pricing and Consolidation in U.S. Brewing, Rand Journal of Economics, 46(2) Summer 2015
with Orley Ashenfelter and Daniel Hosken, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 5(1) February 2013
Evidence on the Accuracy of Merger Simulations
with Daniel Hosken, Review of Economics and Statistics, 95(5), December 2013
More Evidence on the Performance of Merger Simulations, American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 101(3), May 2011
with Orley Ashenfelter, Daniel Hosken, and Michael Vita, International Journal of the Economics of Business, 18(1), February 2011
with Giovanni Mastrobuoni, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 1(2) August, 2009
Generating Evidence to Guide Merger Enforcement
with Orley Ashenfelter and Daniel Hosken, Competition Policy International, Volume 5, No. 1, Spring 2009.
The Price Effects of Horizontal Mergers, Journal of Competition Law and Economics, June 2008
Unintended Costs of Anti-Drug Policy: Evidence from Regulations Targeting Methamphetamine Precursors
with Justin Marion and Carlos Dobkin
Any Willing Provider Laws and Pharmaceutical Prices
with Daniel Hosken