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The competitive strategies of ‘gatekeeper’ platforms are subject to enhanced scrutiny. For instance, Apple and Google are being accused of charging excessive access fees to app providers and...
Suppose two durables are sequentially released and suppose that consumer valuations of these goods are positively correlated. By the time the second good is released, high-valuation buyers are out...
We estimate the effect of social learning through Yelp on average restaurant quality across different types of markets. We use a regression discontinuity design to show that restaurants are more...
Abstract Patent settlements between rivals restrain competition in many different ways. Antitrust requires that their anticompetitive effects are reasonably commensurate with the firms' expectations...
If entry requires accommodation by retailers, an incumbent manufacturer may transfer profits to retailers to maintain his dominant position. We show that such an incentive to transfer will induce a...
We examine whether heterogeneous merger effects predominantly stem from technological or product market heterogeneities. Using detailed firm and product-specific information, we employ a...
The Journal of Industrial Economics, Volume 70, Issue 1, March 2022.
Governments have strong incentives to allow their inventors to free ride on foreign technologies. They can achieve this result by discriminating against foreigners in the patent system—by refusing...
This study empirically investigates how two types of airport charges (per-passenger and per-flight) differentially affect airfares, service quality (flight frequency), and welfare. A structural model...
This paper investigates how leniency programs induce collusive offenders to self report in a dynamic setting, where the risk of independent detection evolves stochastically over time. We show how...

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11/23/2021
We are happy to welcome Anne-Katrin Roesler as an associate editor to our board of editors.
09/08/2021
The CEPR/JIE 2022 conference will take place in Berlin on 13-15 June 2022. Details will be available on CEPR's website.
04/30/2021
One of our editors, Ying Fan, is ending her mandate (thank you Ying for your service) and we are please to welcome Meghan Busse (Northwestern) to the editorial board;
01/11/2021
James Roberts ended his mandate in December 2020 and we thank him for his great service. Two new editors joined the board in January 2021, Ryan McDewitt and Panle Jia Barwick, bringing the...
09/04/2018
Ginger Zhe JIn (home page) and Julie Holland Mortimer (home page) will be joining the Advisory Council. The board thanks them for their willingness to help steer the journal in the coming years....
09/04/2018
The board thanks Kai-Une Kühn fo rhaving served two mandates on the Advisory Council (after having served many eyeqrs as an editor of the journal).
06/23/2018
The Journal of Industrial Economics is one of the sponsors of the CEPR-JIE Applied Industrial Organization conference, and this year the conference took place at KULeuven. More than 120 submissions...
06/23/2018
The members of the board are pleased to welcome professor Matthew Mitchell as a member of the board of editors. Matt will replace Heski as one of our "theory" editors. 
06/23/2018
Heski Bar Isaak who has been an editor since 2012 will be stepping down as editor at the end of June 2018. Heski has been instrumental in selecting high quality papers in theory. The members of the...
05/15/2018
The editorial board will have its annual board meeting on 18 June 2018 during hte CEPR/JIE Applied industrial organization conference which takes places this year at KULeuven (Belgium) on June...