John Asker

John Asker

Armen Alchian Professor of Economics

John Asker

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John Asker is a Professor of Economics at UCLA. His research covers topics related to antitrust policy, cartel behavior, vertical restraints, the competitive impact of mergers, auction design, firm-level productivity and the effects of industry subsidies. He is also Co-editor of American Economic Journal: Microeconomics and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.


Ph.D. Harvard University

Research Areas:

Industrial Organization

Selected Books and Publications

Research Interests

  • Applied Microeconomics