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We extend the Brander and Eaton (1984) model of product line rivalry to study the effects of asymmetry between firms on the equilibrium outcome. Our analysis shows that market interlacing can emerge...
This note studies third degree price discrimination in intermediate good markets. I show that whether a more efficient downstream firm is charged a higher or lower price than a less efficient firm...
Despite the problem that filesharing poses to the creative industries, there is little research on the effectiveness of governmental anti-piracy policies. This study analyzes how the HADOPI graduated...
In this paper, we study the determinants of patent quality and volume of patent applications when inventors care about perceived patent quality. We analyze the effects of various policy reforms,...
To foster competition, governments can intervene by auctioning licenses to operate, or by imposing divestitures. The Dutch government has done exactly that, organizing auctions to redistribute...
The merger incentives between profitable firms differ fundamentally from the incentives of a profitable firm to merge with a failing firm. We investigate these incentives under different modes of...
Using transaction-level data on Canadian mortgage contracts, we document an increase in the average discount negotiated off the posted price and in rate dispersion. Our aim is to identify the...
We extend the Brander and Eaton (1984) model of product line rivalry to study the effects of asymmetry between firms on the equilibrium outcome. Our analysis shows that market interlacing can emerge...
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...

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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.