Luke M. Froeb

Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management

Professor

401 21st Avenue South

Nashville, TN 37203

United States

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Scholarly Papers (44)

1.

Unilateral Competitive Effects of Horizontal Mergers

Handbook of Antitrust Economics, 2006
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 22 Oct 2006
Gregory J. Werden and Luke M. Froeb
Independent and Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 1,552 (15,016)
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antitrust, mergers, unilateral effects

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Don't Panic: A Guide to Claims of Increasing Concentration

Antitrust Magazine, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 3156912
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 16 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2018
Gregory J. Werden and Luke M. Froeb
Independent and Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 1,196 (22,308)
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concentration, competition, antitrust, mergers

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A Simple Way to Teach Regression

Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Research Paper
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 10 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2021
Luke M. Froeb
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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Teaching Regression; statistical significance; correlation vs. causality

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A Comparative Study of United States and European Union Approaches to Vertical Policy

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Apr 2005
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Compass Lexecon and U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
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Behavioral Antitrust and Merger Control

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 2011, Vol. 167, No. 1, pp. 126-142, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-14
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 May 2010 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2012
Gregory J. Werden, Luke M. Froeb and Mikhael Shor
Independent, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and University of Connecticut Department of Economics
Downloads 731 (44,635)
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Behavioral Economics, Antitrust, Mergers

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Patent Hold Up and Antitrust: How a Well-Intentioned Rule Could Retard Innovation

Journal of Industrial Economics 60(2), pp. 249-273, June 2012
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2014
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, University of Mannheim - Department of EconomicsZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research - Junior Research Group Competition and Innovation and Independent
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patent hold-up, option contract, reasonable and nondiscriminatory royalties (RAND), antitrust

Economic Analysis of Lost Profits from Patent Infringement with and Without Noninfringing Substitutes

American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal, Vol. 27, pp. 305-333, 1999
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 May 2000
Independent, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and Waddey and Patterson
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Economic Analysis of Lost Profits from Patent Infringement with and Without Noninfringing Substitutes

Vanderbilt Law School, Joe C. Davis Working Paper No. 99-9
Posted: 06 Aug 2001
Independent, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and Waddey and Patterson

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Evidence Production in Adversarial vs. Inquisitorial Regimes

Economics Letters, Vol. 70, No. 2, pp. 267-272, February 2001, Vanderbilt Law School, Joe C. Davis Working Paper No. 99-13, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 00-19
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 07 Apr 2000
Luke M. Froeb and Bruce H. Kobayashi
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School
Downloads 628 (54,583)
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Choosing Among Tools for Assessing Unilateral Merger Effects

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-19
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2012
Gregory J. Werden and Luke M. Froeb
Independent and Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 627 (54,702)
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unilateral effects, mergers, UPP, merger simulation

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Vertical Restrictions and Antitrust Policy: What About the Evidence?

Competition Policy International, Vol. 1, No. 2, Autumn 2005, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 05-32
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Oct 2005
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Compass Lexecon and U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
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Vertical Antitrust Policy as a Problem of Inference

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-12
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Apr 2005
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Compass Lexecon and U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
Downloads 377 (100,450)
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Vertical Antitrust Policy as a Problem of Inference

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-12
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Jun 2005
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Compass Lexecon and U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
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A Variance Screen for Collusion

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Apr 2005
The Brattle Group, U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and University of Technology Sydney - Economics Discipline Group
Downloads 566 (62,188)
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Collusion, Price Fixing, Firms, Firm

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Antitrust and Tech: Europe and the United States Differ, and It Matters

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 04 Sep 2019
Gregory J. Werden and Luke M. Froeb
Independent and Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 558 (63,460)

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tech giants, antitrust

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Pass-Through Rates and the Price Effects of Mergers

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Jul 2001
Luke M. Froeb, Steven Tschantz and Gregory J. Werden
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics and Independent
Downloads 550 (64,472)
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Pass-through, merger, efficiencies, Bertrand, antitrust

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Teaching Managerial Economics with Problems Instead of Models

THE INTERNATIONAL HANDBOOK ON TEACHING AND LEARNING IN ECONOMICS, Gail Hoyt, KimMarie McGoldrick, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2012
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2012
Luke M. Froeb and James C. Ward
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and Independent
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Managerial Economics, Business Education, Problem-Solving Pedagogy, Microeconomic Principles

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The Effects of Merger Synergies on Consumers of Differentiated Products

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Aug 2001
Gregory J. Werden, Luke M. Froeb and Steven Tschantz
Independent, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 493 (73,861)
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Calibrated Economic Models Add Focus, Accuracy, and Persuasiveness to Merger Analysis

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Dec 2002
Gregory J. Werden and Luke M. Froeb
Independent and Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 460 (80,319)
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Consumer Protection

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-10
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 20 Apr 2007
Luke M. Froeb and Paul A. Pautler
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
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economics of information, law & economics, economics of advertising, economics of regulation, benefit-cost analysis, behavioral economics

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Predicting Price Effects from Retail Mergers

Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 2034464
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2013
Competition Economics LLC, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Independent and Western Kentucky University - Department of Economics
Downloads 440 (84,673)
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horizontal mergers, retailing, rental car industry

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The Economics of Organizing Economists

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-18
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2012
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics and ESMT European School of Management and Technology
Downloads 427 (87,696)
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Antitrust Enforcement, Antitrust Division, FTC, European Commission, Economists, Functional Organization, Divisional Organization

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Mergers in Auctions with an Incumbent Advantage

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-24
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Sep 2008
Luke M. Froeb, Mikhael Shor and Steven Tschantz
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, University of Connecticut Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 391 (97,086)
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dynamic game, auction, incumbent advantage, switching cost, antitrust

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Post-Merger Product Repositioning

Vanderbilt Law & Economics Working Paper No. 05-19
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Jul 2005
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics and Independent
Downloads 375 (101,062)
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antitrust, game theory, economic modeling

Post-Merger Product Repositioning

The Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 56, Issue 1, pp. 49-67, March 2008
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Apr 2008
University of Pennsylvania, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Mergers Among Asymmetric Bidders: A Logit Second-Price Auction Model

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Mar 1998
Luke M. Froeb, Steven Tschantz and Philip Crooke
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
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Incentive Contracts as Merger Remedies

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-27
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Oct 2005
Gregory J. Werden, Luke M. Froeb and Steven Tschantz
Independent, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 356 (107,927)

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antitrust, merger, Nash Equilibrium, merger remedy, oligopoly

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Mergers when Firms Compete by Choosing both Price and Promotion

Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 07-09, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-11
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Apr 2007
Luke M. Froeb, Steven Tenn and Steven Tschantz
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Charles River Associates and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 351 (109,649)
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merger, antitrust, FTC, ice cream, promotion, competition, scanner data

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Unilateral Competitive Effects of Horizontal Mergers Ii: Auctions and Bargaining

ABA Antitrust Section, Issues in Competition Law and Policy
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2012
Gregory J. Werden and Luke M. Froeb
Independent and Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 334 (115,964)
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mergers, auctions, bargaining

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Why Patent Hold-Up Does Not Violate Antitrust Law

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Sep 2018
Gregory J. Werden and Luke M. Froeb
Independent and Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 330 (117,475)
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Antitrust, Patents, Standard Essential Patents, Patent Hold-Up

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Vertical Restraints and the Effects of Upstream Horizontal Mergers

THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF ANTITRUST, Vivek Ghosal and Johann Stennek, eds., North-Holland Publishing, 2006, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-13
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Jul 2006
Luke M. Froeb, Steven Tschantz and Gregory J. Werden
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics and Independent
Downloads 308 (126,450)
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vertical restraints, pass-through, mergers, retailing

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How Well Do Travel Cost Models Measure Competition Among Hospitals?

Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 2012-06
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2012
Competition Economics LLC, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics
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hospital competition, hospital merger, patient choice, demand estimation, travel cost estimation, bargaining, merger, antitrust

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The Effects of Merger Efficiencies on Consumers of Differentiated Products

European Competition Journal, Vol. 1, No. 2, October 2005
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Oct 2006
Gregory J. Werden, Luke M. Froeb and Steven Tschantz
Independent, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 272 (144,037)
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mergers, efficiencies, pass through

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Does Price Discrimination Intensify Competition? Implications for Antitrust

Antitrust Law Journal, Vol. 72, No. 2, pp. 327-373, 2005, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 14-30
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 24 Jul 2014
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Compass Lexecon and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
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antitrust, competition, consumer location, market power, merger, monopoly, oligopoly, spatial competitors, spatial price discrimination, Robinson-Patman Act

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Brief of Amici Curiae Economists in Support of Petitioners, Bell Atlantic V. Twombly

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Jan 2009
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Brookings Institution, University of Virginia - Department of Economics, University College LondonGlobal Economics Group, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Stanford University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Georgetown University, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group, Stanford University - Law School, Institute for Business Innovation and Sloan School of Management and Department of Economics
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Twombly, Bell Atlantic, Bell Atlantic v Twombly, Amici Curiae, Sherman Section 1

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Economics Research at the Ftc: Information, Retrospectives, and Retailing

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Sep 2004
Luke M. Froeb, Daniel S. Hosken and Janis Pappalardo
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Government of the United States of America - Federal Trade Commission and U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
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FTC, Consumer Protection, Retailing, Mergers, Information, Marketing

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Mergers Increase Output When Firms Compete by Managing Revenue

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-27
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2012
Arturs Kalnins, Luke M. Froeb and Steven Tschantz
Cornell University - School of Hotel Administration, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 211 (184,354)
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merger, hotel, antitrust, revenue management

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Adversarial Decision-Making: Choosing Between Models Constructed by Interested Parties

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 59, No. 3, pp. 527-548, August 2016, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-13, Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 2371768
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 25 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2017
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, University of Mannheim - Department of EconomicsZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research - Junior Research Group Competition and Innovation and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
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adversarial justice; evidence-based decision-making; expert testimony; inquisitorial justice; litigation; persuasion games; science vs. advocacy

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Second-Price Auctions with Power-Related Distributions

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Mar 2001
Luke M. Froeb, Steven Tschantz and Philip Crooke
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 176 (216,904)
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Second-price, private-values auctions, merger, antitrust

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Horizontal Mergers in Optimal Auctions

Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 2742187
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2017
Luke M. Froeb, Vlad Mares and Steven Tschantz
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, INSEAD and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
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Mechanism Design, Optimal Auctions, Merger, Buyer Power, Antitrust, Horizontal Anticompetitive Practices

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Modeling Bargaining Competition: Nash-in-Shapley vs. Nash-in-Nash

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2021
Luke M. Froeb, Vlad Mares and Steven Tschantz
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, INSEAD and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 133 (272,954)
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Bargaining, Contingent Contracts, Nash-in-Shapley, Nash-in-Nash, Vertical and Horizontal Mergers

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Technology Economics: Innovation, Licensing, and Antitrust

The Global Antitrust Institute Report on the Digital Economy 6
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Nov 2020
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, University of Mannheim - Department of EconomicsZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research - Junior Research Group Competition and Innovation, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
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Can the FTC Turn Back the Clock?

Antitrust Magazine Online, Oct. 2021
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2021
Gregory J. Werden and Luke M. Froeb
Independent and Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 67 (422,778)

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antitrust, incipiency, Federal Trade Commission, rule of reason

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Bargaining Competition and Vertical Mergers

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2021
Stellenbosch University - Department of Economics - Centre for Competition Law and Economics, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Stellenbosch University - Department of Economics - Centre for Competition Law and Economics and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
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Bargaining, Vertical Merger, Nash-in-Nash, Nash-in-Shapley, rectangular logit demand, nested logit demand.

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The Simple Algebra of Surplus in Open, Private Values Auctions: A Nested Logit Merger Model

Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 3020255
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 21 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2018
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, INSEAD, Federal Trade Commission and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
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Auctions; Merger; Antitrust; Horizontal Anticompetitive Practices, Nested Logit

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Reconciling the Conflicting Views of the DOJ Report on Single-Firm Conduct

Global Competition Policy, 2008
Posted: 11 Apr 2011
Luke M. Froeb and Pingping Shan
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and OnPoint Analytics, Inc.

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Antitrust, Monopolization, Sherman Act Section 2, FTC, US Department of Justice

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A Difference Estimator for Testing Equality of Variances for Paired Time Series

Journal of Time Series Analysis, Vol. 19, pp. 285-290, 1998
Posted: 06 Jul 2008
Bruce Cooil and Luke M. Froeb
Vanderbilt University - Statistics and Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management

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spectral analysis, variance estimator, difference estimator