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Journal Publications (click to download)

Quasi-Linear Integrability (with Nicolas Schutz). Journal of Economic Theory, 2017, vol. 169, 603-628.

When and How the Punishment Must Fit the Crime (with George J. Mailath and Lucy White). International Economic Review, 2017, vol. 58(2), 315-330. Lead Article.

International Aspects of Merger Policy: A Survey (with Holger Breinlich and Nicolas Schutz). International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2017, vol. 50, 415-429. (EARIE Special Issue.)

Globalization and Multiproduct Firms (with Stephen Yeaple). International Economic Review, 2014, vol. 55(4), 993-1018.

Vertical Relations under Credit Constraints (with John Thanassoulis). Journal of the European Economic Association, 2014, vol. 12(2), 337-367.

Merger Policy with Merger Choice (with Michael D. Whinston). American Economic Review, 2013, vol. 103(2), 1006-1033.

Advance-Purchase Discounts as a Price Discrimination Device (with Martin Peitz and Frank Rosar). Journal of Economic Theory, 2011, vol. 146(1), 141-162.

Dynamic Merger Review (with Michael D. Whinston). Journal of Political Economy, 2010, vol. 118(6), 1200-1251.

Competition for Scarce Resources (with Peter Eso and Lucy White). RAND Journal of Economics, 2010, vol. 41(3), 524-548.

Vertical Merger, Collusion, and Disruptive Buyers (with Lucy White). International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2010, vol. 28(4), 350-354. (EARIE Special Issue.)

An Assignment Theory of Foreign Direct Investment (with Stephen Yeaple). Review of Economic Studies, 2008, vol. 57(2), 529-557.

Platform Ownership (with Martin Peitz and Konrad Stahl). Journal of the European Economic Association, 2007, vol. 5(6), 1130-1160.

Do Vertical Mergers Facilitate Upstream Collusion? (with Lucy White), American Economic Review, 2007, vol. 97(4), 1321-1339. 

A Theory of Clearance Sales (with Martin Peitz). Economic Journal, 2007, vol. 117(522), 964-990.

Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions versus Greenfield Foreign Direct Investment: The Role of Firm Heterogeneity (with Stephen Yeaple). Journal of International Economics, 2007, vol. 72(2), 336-365.

Collusion and Dynamic (Under-)Investment in Quality. RAND Journal of Economics, 2007, vol. 38(1), 227-249.

A Gap for Me: Entrepreneurs and Entry. Journal of the European Economic Association, 2006, vol. 4(5), 929-956.

Firm Turnover in Imperfectly Competitive Markets (with Marcus Asplund). Review of Economic Studies, 2006, vol. 73(2), 295-327. Lead Article.

Business Strategy, Human Capital, and Managerial Incentives (with George Mailath and Andrew Postlewaite). Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 2004, vol. 13(4), 617-633.

Hyperbolic Discounting and Secondary Markets (with Martin Peitz). Games and Economic Behavior, 2003, vol. 44(1), 77-97.

Working Papers (click to download)

Multiproduct-Firm Oligopoly: An Aggregative Games Approach (with Nicolas Schutz). Online Appendix. CEPR Discussion Paper DP11539, Centre for Economic Policy Research. Revise & Resubmit, Econometrica

Merger Policy in a Quantitative Model of International Trade (with Holger Breinlich and Nicolas Schutz). Online Appendix. CESifo Working Paper 5909.

Exclusive Dealing and Vertical Integration in Interlocking Relationships (with Patrick Rey). CEPR Discussion Paper DP10176, Centre for Economic Policy Research.

Internal vs. External Growth in Industries with Scale Economies: A Computational Model of Optimal Merger Policy (with Ben Mermelstein, Mark Satterthwaite and Michael D. Whinston). NBER Working Paper w20051, National Bureau of Economic Research. Revise & Resubmit, Journal of Political Economy.

Monopolisation and Industry Structure. Economics Working Paper 2000-W27, Nuffield College, Oxford.

Cartel Stability under Capacity Constraints: The Traditional View Restored. STICERD Discussion Paper EI/23, London School of Economics. 

Work in Progress

Multiproduct-Firm Pricing Games and Transformed Potentials (with Nicolas Schutz).

Managerial Empire Building: A Dynamic Model of Project Choice (with Michael D. Whinston).

Dynamic Bargaining with Externalities (with Mark Satterthwaite and Michael D. Whinston).

Exclusive Dealing under Asymmetric Information (with Martin Peitz and Nicolas Schutz).

Inspection Costs and Multiproduct Firms (with Patrick Rey).


Research Talks (since 2009)


Oslo, ICT Conference Paris [keynote lecture], Northwestern, Cornell [scheduled], UC Davis [scheduled], Karlsruhe [scheduled], CRESSE Conference on Competition and Regulation (Crete) [scheduled]


MIT/Harvard, LSE, IESE Barcelona, Dartmouth, Australasia Meeting of the Econometric Society (Sydney) [invited lecture], Queensland IO/Microeconomics Workshop (Brisbane), Melbourne, Stanford


Antwerp, Naples, CEPR Applied IO Conference (Zurich), HU Berlin, EARIE Annual Conference (Munich) [invited talk], Searle Center Research Symposium on Antitrust Economics and Competition Policy (Chicago), Copenhagen Business School, SFB-TR 15 Meeting (Tutzing), UCLA, Leicester, Pompeu Fabra


UCLA, Harvard (2x), Vienna, Penn, Yale, UNC/Duke, Princeton, Northwestern, European Commission (DG Comp), Swiss IO Day (Berne) [keynote lecture], CRESSE Conference on Competition and Regulation (Corfu), European Summer Meeting of the Econometric Society (Toulouse) [invited lecture], CREST-ECODEC Conference on Advances in the Economics of Antitrust and Consumer Protection (Paris), Tilburg, Regensburg, LMU Munich 


Stanford (2x), MaCCI Annual Conference (Mannheim) [keynote lecture], Annual Meeting of the IO-Section of the German Economic Association (Würzburg), Pompeu Fabra, IESE Barcelona, Penn State, Wharton/Penn, Western Ontario, Toronto, Virginia, SFB-TR15 Meeting (Bonn), CREST-Ecole Polytechnique (Paris), CRESSE Conference on Competition and Regulation (Corfu), EARIE Annual Conference (Evora), CERGE-EI (Prague), Geneva/WTO, SciencesPo-Paris School of Economics, Cattolica Milan, Toulouse, LMU Munich


Annual Meeting of the IO-Section of the German Economic Association (Munich), Bundesbank, Tor Vergata (Rome), Bocconi (Milan), Hamburg, IAE/Autonoma Barcelona, WHU, Toulouse, Workshop on Dynamic Models in IO (SciencesPo Paris), Workshop on Market Power in Vertically Related Markets (Toulouse), Searle Center Research Symposium on Antitrust Economics and Competition Policy (Chicago), NYU, Bonn, Cambridge, ECARES/ULB (Brussels)


Paris School of Economics (2x), Annual Meeting of the IO-section of the German Economic Association (Vienna), Bologna, Tilburg, St. Gallen, Mannheim, CEMFI (Madrid), Carlos III (Madrid), CEPR Applied IO Conference (Tel Aviv), Naples, MaCCI Summer Institute on Competition Policy (Speyer), CRESSE Conference on Competition and Regulation (Rhodes, Greece), UBC IO Summer Conference (Victoria, B.C.), EARIE Annual Conference (Stockholm), Warwick, Frankfurt


DIW Berlin, ESMT Berlin, Luxembourg, Workshop on Market Power in Vertically Related Markets (Berlin), Alicante, Düsseldorf, SFB-TR15 Meeting (Caputh), Sciences-Po Paris, LMU Munich, World Congress of the Econometric Society (Shanghai), Searle Center Research Symposium on Antitrust Economics and Competition Policy (Chicago), SFB-TR15 Meeting (Bonn), UC Berkeley, FTC-NU Microeconomics Conference (Washington D.C.), Duke-Northwestern-Texas IO-Theory conference (Duke), NYU, Michigan State


Journees Doctorales de l'ADRES (CORE, Universite Catholique de Louvain) [Keynote Lecture], KU Leuven, EIEF Workshop on Structural Approaches to Productivity and Industrial Dynamics (Rome),  CEPR Applied Industrial Organization Conference (Mannheim), Oxford, Pompeu Fabra (2x), CRESSE Conference on Competition and Regulation (Chania, Crete), Köln, EARIE Annual Conference (Ljubljana) [invited talk], Minnesota, Wisconsin (Madison), Texas (Austin), Northwestern, Columbia, Michigan