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In a standard procurement model I show that consumer surplus can increase after rival sellers consummate a profitable merger that generates no cost savings. This finding contrasts sharply with...
Many online markets are dominated by a handful of platforms, raising concerns about the exercise of market power in the digital age. Spotify has emerged as the leading interactive music streaming...
The Journal of Industrial Economics, Volume 69, Issue 3, September 2021.
I examine the anticompetitive effects of joint ownership by analyzing the operation of three Swedish nuclear plants. I formulate a model of optimal maintenance allocation given three behavioral...
I show that in a broad range of oligopoly models, the Herfindahl-Hirschman index (HHI) reflects the ratio of producer surplus to consumer surplus and therefore the division of surplus between firms...
We study a model of simultaneous price competition that subsumes many employed in the literature over the last several decades. Firms sell a homogeneous good to consumers characterized by the number...
We propose a novel methodology for computing variations of aggregate productivity and its decomposition into changes of individual firms’ productivities and of industry composition. Industry...
We analyse how market transparency affects collusion under imperfect monitoring where punishment phases occur on the equilibrium path. We show that increased transparency causes a ‘pro-competitive’...
This paper analyzes the effects of a merger between a German supermarket chain and a soft discounter on consumer prices. We exploit geographic price variation within retail chains and brands and use...
This paper presents an empirical test of the anticompetitive effects of joint ownership by examining the operation of three nuclear plants in Sweden. Since maintenance is the main conduit explaining...

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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...