Ai Deng

Charles River Associates

1201 F Street NW

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Washington, DC DC 20004

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Johns Hopkins University

Lecturer

1717 Massachusetts Ave NW

Washington, DC DC 20036

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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“  Antitrust compliance by design using AI; Algorithmic Pricing and Collusion; Causal inference in litigation; Platform antitrust; Econometrics of damages estimation  ”

Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

When Machines Learn to Collude: Lessons from a Recent Research Study on Artificial Intelligence

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 05 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 18 May 2020
Ai Deng
Charles River AssociatesJohns Hopkins University
Downloads 1,117 (27,925)
Citation 6

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Antitrust, Artificial Intelligence, Algorithmic Collusion

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An Antitrust Lawyer's Guide to Machine Learning

Antitrust, Vol. 33, No. 1, 2018
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2019
Ai Deng
Charles River AssociatesJohns Hopkins University
Downloads 982 (33,560)
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Algorithmic Collusion, Antitrust, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence

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What Do We Know About Algorithmic Tacit Collusion?

Antitrust, Vol. 33, No. 1, Fall 2018
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 May 2018 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2019
Ai Deng
Charles River AssociatesJohns Hopkins University
Downloads 935 (35,963)
Citation 9

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algorithmic pricing, algorithmic collusion, artificial intelligence, antitrust

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Smart Contracts and Blockchains: Steroid for Collusion?

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2018
Ai Deng
Charles River AssociatesJohns Hopkins University
Downloads 660 (57,398)
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smart contract, blockchain, collusion, antitrust

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Algorithmic Price Discrimination on Online Platforms and Antitrust Enforcement in China’s Digital Economy

Antitrust Source, (August, 2018)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Oct 2018
Wei Han, Yajie Gao and Ai Deng
Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London and Charles River AssociatesJohns Hopkins University
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Algorithmic Price Discrimination/Shashu Through Big Data, Online Platform, Regulation Through the AML, Challenges and Potential Solutions

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Algorithmic Collusion and Algorithmic Compliance: Risks and Opportunities

The Global Antitrust Institute Report on the Digital Economy 27
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2021
Ai Deng
Charles River AssociatesJohns Hopkins University
Downloads 310 (139,904)

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Measuring Benchmark Damages in Antitrust Litigation: Extensions and Practical Implications

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2019
Ai Deng
Charles River AssociatesJohns Hopkins University
Downloads 221 (195,869)

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Antitrust, damages estimation, law and economics

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How Concerned Should We Be About Algorithmic Tacit Collusion? Comments on Calvano et al.

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 22 Oct 2019
Ai Deng
Charles River AssociatesJohns Hopkins University
Downloads 180 (235,481)
Citation 1

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Algorithmic collusion; Tacit collusion; Artificial Intelligence

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A Primer on Spurious Statistical Significance in Time Series Regressions

Economics Committee Newsletter, American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law, Volume 14, Number 1, Spring 2015
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Jun 2015
Ai Deng
Charles River AssociatesJohns Hopkins University
Downloads 148 (277,035)

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spurious, time series, antitrust litigation

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Algorithmic Pricing in Horizontal Merger Review: An Initial Assessment

Antitrust, Vol. 36, No. 2, Spring 2022.
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 11 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2022
Ai Deng and Cristián Hernández
Charles River AssociatesJohns Hopkins University and NERA Economic Consulting
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Algorithms, Antitrust, Merger, Market Definition, Unilateral Effects, Coordinated Effects, Remedies

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Hypothesis Testing When a Linear Regression is Estimated by Biased Estimators

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 15 Jul 2012
Ai Deng
Charles River AssociatesJohns Hopkins University
Downloads 83 (412,786)
Citation 1

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Biased estimator, F statistic, ridge estimator, shrinkage factor

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Four Reasons We May Not See Colluding Robots Anytime Soon

Law360, 2017
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 15 Nov 2018
Ai Deng
Charles River AssociatesJohns Hopkins University
Downloads 58 (498,602)

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Time Series Cross Validation: Theoretical Properties and Empirical Performance

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2022
Ai Deng
Charles River AssociatesJohns Hopkins University
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Cross-validation; model selection; consistency

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Keanu Reeves, Simpson's Paradox, Nicolas Cage, and Econometrics? Four Analytical Insights for Antitrust Counsel

Antitrust Source
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 May 2020 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2022
Ai Deng
Charles River AssociatesJohns Hopkins University
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Antitrust, Causal Inference, Data Mining, Damages, Econometrics, Predictive Modeling, Regression, Simpson's Paradox

Sources of Size Distortion in Statistical Inference for Average Treatment Effect by Synthetic Controls: A Cautionary Note

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 07 Jun 2022 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2022
Ai Deng
Charles River AssociatesJohns Hopkins University
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Synthetic Control; Inference; Nonstationary Data; Size Distortion

Sources of Size Distortion in Statistical Inference for Average Treatment Effect by Synthetic Controls: A Cautionary Note

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Jun 2022 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2022
Ai Deng
Charles River AssociatesJohns Hopkins University
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Synthetic Control, Nonstationary Data, Size Distortion

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What Compliance Officials Must Know About Market Screening

Law360
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 31 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2020
Ai Deng
Charles River AssociatesJohns Hopkins University
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From the Dark Side to the Bright Side: Exploring Algorithmic Antitrust Compliance

Posted: 05 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2020
Ai Deng
Charles River AssociatesJohns Hopkins University

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algorithmic pricing, algorithmic collusion, artificial intelligence, antitrust, compliance by design, explainable AI

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To Pool or Not to Pool: A Closer Look at the Use of Sub-Regressions in Antitrust Class Certification

Journal of Competition Law & Economics, vol 13, Issue 4
Posted: 13 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2019
Ai Deng
Charles River AssociatesJohns Hopkins University

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Class certification, Common impact, Data mining, Poolability

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A Comparison of Alternative Asymptotic Frameworks to Analyze a Structural Change in a Linear Time Trend

The Econometrics Journal, Volume 9, Issue 3, pages 423-447, November 2006
Posted: 08 Jan 2016
Ai Deng and Pierre Perron
Charles River AssociatesJohns Hopkins University and Boston University - Department of Economics

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Change-point, Confidence intervals, Shrinking shifts, Bounded trend, Level shift

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Local Power of Consistent Tests for Serial Correlation Against Nearly Integrated, Nearly White Noise Process

Economics Letters, Vol. 107, No. 1, 2010
Posted: 31 Dec 2015
Ai Deng
Charles River AssociatesJohns Hopkins University

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ARMA(1, 1); Local power; Nearly integrated; Nearly white noise process

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A Non-Local Perspective on the Power Properties of the CUSUM and CUSUM of Squares Tests for Structural Change

Journal of Econometrics, Vol. 142, No. 1, 2008
Posted: 30 Dec 2015
Ai Deng and Pierre Perron
Charles River AssociatesJohns Hopkins University and Boston University - Department of Economics

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Change point; Mean shift; Local asymptotic power; Recursive residuals; Dynamic models

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The Limit Distribution of the CUSUM of Squares Test Under General Mixing Conditions

Econometric Theory, Vol. 24, No. 3, 2008
Posted: 30 Dec 2015
Ai Deng and Pierre Perron
Charles River AssociatesJohns Hopkins University and Boston University - Department of Economics

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Cartel Detection and Monitoring: A Look Forward

Journal of Antitrust Enforcement, Volume 5, Issue 3, 2017, 488–500
Posted: 20 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2017
Ai Deng
Charles River AssociatesJohns Hopkins University

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Cartels, Market manipulation, Detection and monitoring, Multiple testing, Dimensionality, Competition authority, Corporate compliance

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Book Review: Econometrics — Legal, Practical, and Technical Issues (Second Edition)

Antitrust Bulletin, Forthcoming
Posted: 07 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2016
Ai Deng
Charles River AssociatesJohns Hopkins University

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Understanding Spurious Regression in Financial Economics

Journal of Financial Econometrics, Volume 12, issue 1, pages 122-150
Posted: 24 Jun 2015
Ai Deng
Charles River AssociatesJohns Hopkins University

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