Matthew Weinberg's Website

Associate Professor

Department of Economics

The Ohio State University

Email: weinberg.133(at)osu(dot)edu

Mailing Address: Department of Economics

Arps Hall, 4th Floor

1945 N. High Street

Columbus, OH 43210


Last updated 8/23/2021.

Teaching Fall 2021: Econ 8872, PhD Industrial Organization

Econ 5700, Undergraduate Industrial Organization

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Works in Progress

Bid Preference Programs, Entry, and Competition in Procurement Auctions

with Nayul Kim

A Study of the Market Impact of a Cartel, in progress.

with Minhae Kim, Ryan Mansley, Nathan H. Miller and Marc Remer

Buyer Power in the Beef Packing Industry, in progress

with Francisco Garrido, Minji, Kim, and Nathan H. Miller

Mergers, Distribution, and Market Power, in progress.

with Ambarish Chandra

Published or Accepted Papers:

Oligopoly Price Leadership and Mergers: The United States Beer Industry, last revised June, 29, 2021. Forthcoming at The American Economic Review.

with Nathan H. Miller and Gloria Sheu

Any Willing Provider and Negotiated Pharmaceutical Prices, Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 68, Issue 1 (March 2020), 1-39.

with Daniel Hosken and David Schmidt

How Does Advertising Depend on Competition? Evidence from U.S. Brewing,

with Ambarish Chandra, Management Science, Vol. 64, Issue 11 (November 2018), 4967-5460.

Understanding the Price Effects of the Miller/Coors Joint Venture,

with Nathan H. Miller, Econometrica, Vol. 85, No. 6 (November 2017), 1763-1791.

This paper previously circulated under the title "The Market Power Effects of a Merger: Empirical Evidence from the U.S. Brewing Industry".

    • 2018 Best Paper Award, Association of Competition Economics

    • 2015 Robert F. Lanzilotti Prize for Best Paper in Antitrust Economics (International Industrial Organization Conference).

Addendum containing additional results not included in the paper or online appendix..

Efficiencies Brewed: Pricing and Consolidation in U.S. Brewing, Rand Journal of Economics, 46(2) Summer 2015

with Orley Ashenfelter and Daniel Hosken

How Effective are Enforcement Efforts Targeting Illegal Drugs?

with Carlos Dobkin and Nancy Nicosia, Journal of Public Economics, Volume 120, December 2014

Did Robert Bork Understate the Competitive Impact of Mergers? Evidence from Consummated Mergers

with Orley Ashenfelter and Daniel Hosken, Journal of Law and Economics, Volume 57 (S3), August 2014

The Price Effects of a Large Merger of Manufacturers: A Case Study of Maytag-Whirlpool

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

Retrospective Analysis of Hospital Mergers

with Orley Ashenfelter, Daniel Hosken, and Michael Vita, International Journal of the Economics of Business, 18(1), February 2011

Heterogeneity in Intra-Monthly Consumption Patterns, Self-Control and Savings at Retirement

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