Friday, September 19-Saturday, September 20, 2014
The goal of this conference is to provide a forum where leading scholars from across the country can gather together with Northwestern's own distinguished faculty to present and discuss high quality research relevant to antitrust economics and competition policy.
The conference is co-sponsored by the Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth and the Center for the Study of Industrial Organization at Northwestern University.
Attendance for the conference is by invitation only and space is limited. To request an invitaiton please send a message that includes your full profesional contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The conference will be held in Wieboldt Hall Room #147 (340 E. Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60611)
Anticompetitive Exclusive Dealing without Exclusion
Justin Johnson, Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University
Evaluating Appropriability Defenses for the Exclusionary Conduct of Dominant Firms in Innovative Industries
Exclusionary Conduct When R&D Investment in New Products is Strategic
Jonathan Baker, Washington College of Law, American University
Cooperation, R&D Spillovers and Antitrust Policy (joint with Angel Lopez)
Xavier Vives, IESE Business School
How Vertical Integration Affects Health Outcomes and Total Costs for Medicare Recipients (joint with Thomas Koch and Brent Wendling)
Nathan Wilson, Federal Trade Commission
The Effect of Physician Consolidation on Health Care Costs (joint with Cory Capps and Chris Ody)
David Dranove, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
Competition Policy in Selection Markets (joint with Neale Mahoney and André Veiga)
Glen Weyl, Microsoft Research New England
Outsourcing, Vertical Integration and Cost Reduction (joint with Michael Riordan)
Simon Loertscher, University of Melbourne
The Welfare Effects of Vertical Integration in Multichannel Television Markets (joint with Greg Crawford, Robin Lee and Michael Whinston)
Ali Yurukoglu, Stanford Graduate School of Busines