John Asker awarded Lanzillotti antitrust prize.

John Asker’s award-winning paper  is titled “The Competitive Effects of Information Sharing.” The paper won the nin annual Robert F. Lanzillotti prize for the best paper in antitrust economics. The abstract of the paper reads as follows:   “We investigate the impact of information sharing between rivals in a dynamic auction with asymmetric information. Firms […]

John Asker wins Antitrust Award

Professor John Asker was awarded the “Best Antitrust Academic Article in Economics” by the Concurrences Antitrust Writing Awards for his article entitled “Diagnosing Foreclosure due to Exclusive Dealing” published in the Journal of Industrial Economics in September 2016. The abstract is as follows: Exclusive dealing arrangements, in which a distributor contracts to work exclusively with a single […]

Ph.D. Student Placement

Congratulations to our Ph.D. students for their success in the job market. They will be heading to the following places: Omer Ali: Analysis Group Adrien d’Avernas: Stockholm School of Economics Xue Hu: Amazon Mat Miller: Amazon Ruoyao Shi: UC Riverside Chad Stecher: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Colin Weiss: Federal Reserve Board Sibo Yan: KPMG Gabriel Zaourak: World […]

Michela Giorcelli wins Cole Grant

Professor Michela Giorcelli was awarded the Cole Research Grants-in-Aid for post-Doctoral Research by the Economic History Association for her project on “The Marshall Plan and the European and US Economies After WWII”. The Cole Grants are annually awarded to recent Ph.D. recipients to support research in economic history.

Board of Visitors’ Barry Eggers on Snapchat

Venture capitalist Barry Eggers  (BA ’85)  is a member of our Board of Visitors, and frequent guest lecturer in Econ 106E and 106T. In this blog post he discusses how he discovered Snapchat five years ago, and went on to give them seed funding. Snapchat had its IPO yesterday.