Recently Published Articles

The common view that insurer buyer power may effectively counteract provider market power critically rests on the idea that consumers and insurers have a joint interest in pushing for price and cost...
The Journal of Industrial Economics, Volume 68, Issue 4, December 2020.
We examine how placement of geo‐targeted local news links on Google News affected local news consumption. Using a sample of news visits by 36,876 U.S. households before and after a Google News...
We study a signal‐jamming model of product review manipulation in which rational consumers consult product reviews and price to better estimate a product's quality, and a firm, whose quality is...
We investigate job design problems in relational contracting environments with multitasking and an aggregated and distorted performance measurement. Compared to assigning all the tasks to a single...
I study how complementarities between rival banks’ branching decisions impacts banking deregulation. I use an instrumental variables approach to separately identify a bank’s strategic response to...
This article studies competition in markets with transport costs and capacity constraints. Using a rich micro‐level data set of the cement industry in Germany, we study a cartel breakdown to...
We examine how placement of geo-targeted local news links on Google News affected local news consumption. Using a sample of news visits by 36,876 US households before and after a Google News design...
We investigate job design problems in relational contracting environments with multitasking and an aggregated and distorted performance measurement. Compared to assigning all the tasks to a single...
I study how complementarities between rival banks’ branching decisions impacted the effects of banking deregulation in the early 1990s. I use an instrumental variables approach to separately identify...

Latest News

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...
05/19/2016
The 2016 meeting of the board (AGM) will take place in London during the CEPR/JIE Applied industrial organization conference (see http://www.cemmap.ac.uk/uploads/cemmap%202015_16/CEPR-JIE%...
07/17/2015
The prize for the best theory paper published in 2012-2013 has been attributed to Markus Reisinger and Monika Schnitzer For their paper "Successive Oligopolies With Differentiated Firms And...