Recently Published Articles

We consider patent pool formation by owners of essential patents for differentiated standards that may be complements or substitutes in use. Pooling improves coordination in terms of royalty...
We study the collapse of collusion in Québec's retail gasoline market following a Competition Bureau investigation, and show that it involved two empirical regularities: high margins, and asymmetric...
This paper considers a supplier that offers a buyer a new product of unknown quality. The supplier can run a test that partially reveals unverifiable information concerning the quality, and the...
This paper shows that cross-border mergers are more likely to occur in industries which serve multiple segmented markets rather than a single integrated market, given that cost functions are...
This paper studies price discrimination under the situation in which buyers' prior valuations are initially observable by a seller but buyers receive further information about a product or service...
We present field evidence concerning experienced bidders that supports the linkage principle—specifically, the prediction that in affiliated-values auction environments the expected revenues...
This paper analyzes in a spatial framework how much information a seller discloses about the variety he sells when he faces a buyer with a privately known taste for variety. I identify an...
The fluctuations in fuel prices over the past decade led a number of government agencies to introduce price adjustment clauses in procurement contracting. Those clauses were primarily designed to...
Corporate managers and executive compensation in many industries place significant emphasis on measures of firm size, such as sales revenue or market share. Such objectives have an important—yet thus...
In the context of the naked exclusion model of Rasmusen, Ramseyer and Wiley [1991] and Segal and Whinston [2009b], we examine whether sequential contracting is more conducive to exclusion in the lab...

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06/02/2014
Starting in July 2014, Andrew Sweeting (http://public.econ.duke.edu/~atsweet/) will replace Chad Syverson as editor.
05/30/2014
After many years of service to the journal, both as an editor and a member of the advisory council, Tom Hubbard is stepping down. Our warmest thanks to Tom for these past years spent with us....
03/10/2014
The March 2014 issue is available online (Wiley link here) and will be distributed on March 10. 
10/07/2013
The September issue of Journal of Industrial Economics will be devoted to patents "Patents, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation" and the special editor in charge of the issue is Mark Schankerman, a...
10/07/2013
The Association for Competition Economics will held its annual conference in Brussels on December 13-14.
07/17/2013
The list of associate editors has been significantly expanded. AE are a fantastic resources for the editors and we welcome them warmly aboard JINDEC.
06/19/2013
The editorial board thanks Saul Lach for his great service as an editor. Saul is leaving us in July and will be replaced by Chad Syverson from the university of Chicago.