Recently Published Articles

This paper analyzes the effects of specific and ad valorem taxation in an industry with downstream and upstream oligopoly and endogenous entry in both layers. We find that it is typically more...
This paper studies consumer search and pricing behavior in the British domestic electricity market following its opening to competition in 1999. We develop a sequential search model in which an...
I consider a setting in which firms have unverifiable private information about their type, which corresponds to their probable product quality; firms can expend a learning cost in order to observe...
This paper studies competition between healthcare facilities, particularly between hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers (ASC's), in the market for outpatient surgery. The goal is to answer...
This paper studies obfuscation decisions by firms. We show that more prominent firms are more likely to obfuscate. While prominent firms always choose maximum obfuscation, the obfuscation by less...
This paper provides an analysis of a non-cooperative pairwise bargaining game between agents in a network. We establish that there exists an equilibrium that generates a coalitional bargaining...
The paper studies the effect of strengthening protection on R...
I consider a setting in which firms have unverifiable private information about their type, which corresponds to their probable product quality; firms can expend a learning cost in order to observe...
This paper studies obfuscation decisions by firms. We show that more prominent firms are more likely to obfuscate. While prominent firms always choose maximum obfuscation, the obfuscation by less...
This paper studies competition between healthcare facilities, particularly between hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), in the market for outpatient surgery. The goal is to answer...

Latest News

01/02/2015
Alan Sorenson has stepped down as an editor; the board thanks him for his editorial services. We are happy to report that James Roberts (Duke Economics) will serve as an editor starting in January...
11/19/2014
Starting in January 2015, Justin Johnson (Cornell University) will replace Volker Nocke as an editor. Volker statrted his editorship in April 2011.
11/19/2014
Starting in 2014, a prize for the best paper published in the  last two years will be given every even year for a theory paper and every odd year for an applied/empirical paper.Hence in...
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.