Abraham L. Wickelgren

University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

Professor

727 East Dean Keeton Street

Austin, TX 78705

United States

University of Texas at Austin - Center for Law, Business, and Economics

Professor

Austin, TX 78712

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

35

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31

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42

Scholarly Papers (35)

1.

Third Party Litigation Funding with Informative Signals: Equilibrium Characterization and the Effects of Admissibility

Journal of Law and Economics, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. e521
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2019
Ronen Avraham and Abraham L. Wickelgren
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 679 (71,462)

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Ideological Persuasion in the Media

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Jan 2005
David J. Balan, Patrick DeGraba and Abraham L. Wickelgren
Econ One Research, Inc., Federal Trade Commission - Antitrust I and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 564 (90,296)
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Ideology, Media Bias, Media Diversity, Persuasion

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A Critical Analysis of Critical Loss Analysis

FTC Bureau of Economics Working Paper No. 254
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Aug 2003
Daniel P. O'Brien and Abraham L. Wickelgren
Microfoundations and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 441 (121,706)
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Critical Loss Analysis

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Robust Exclusion and Market Division Through Loyalty Discounts

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 14-12
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 04 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2016
Einer Elhauge and Abraham L. Wickelgren
Harvard Law School and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 415 (130,720)
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antitrust, loyalty discounts, loyalty, discounts, market share discounts, exclusion, market division, exclusive dealing, fidelity rebates, loyalty rebates

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The Use of Exclusive Contracts to Deter Entry

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Oct 2001
John Simpson and Abraham L. Wickelgren
U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 398 (137,454)
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Exclusive Contracts, Entry Deterrence, Antitrust

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Robust Exclusion Through Loyalty Discounts

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 173, Harvard Law and Economics Discussion Paper No. 662, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 10-15
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2010
Einer Elhauge and Abraham L. Wickelgren
Harvard Law School and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 395 (138,239)
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A New Angle on Rules versus Standards

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 241
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2012
Ezra Friedman and Abraham L. Wickelgren
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 191 (288,173)
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A New Angle on Rules Versus Standards

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 212
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Sep 2011
Ezra Friedman and Abraham L. Wickelgren
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 158 (340,800)
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The Impact of Access to Consumer Data on the Competitive Effects of Horizontal Mergers

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2016
Jin-Hyuk Kim, Liad Wagman and Abraham L. Wickelgren
University of Colorado at Boulder, Illinois Institute of Technology - Stuart School of Business, IIT and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 332 (167,430)
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Price Discrimination, Consumer Privacy, Data Broker, Horizontal Merger

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Anticompetitive Market Division through Loyalty Discounts without Buyer Commitment

Harvard Discussion Paper No. 723, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 239
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Aug 2012
Einer Elhauge and Abraham L. Wickelgren
Harvard Law School and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 313 (178,196)
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The Efficiency of Affirmative Action with Purely Historical Discrimination

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Jan 2002
Abraham L. Wickelgren
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 273 (205,392)
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Affirmative Action, Discrimination, Racial Preferences

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Anti-Competitive Exclusion and Market Division Through Loyalty Discounts

University of Texas Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 216
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2012
Einer Elhauge and Abraham L. Wickelgren
Harvard Law School and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 271 (206,951)

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Innovation, Market Structure and the Holdup Problem: Investment Incentives and Coordination

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Oct 2001
Abraham L. Wickelgren
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 267 (210,068)

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Holdup, Market Structure, Innovation Incentives

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Robust Exclusion through Loyalty Discounts with Buyer Commitment

Harvard Discussion Paper No. 722, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 240
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Aug 2012
Einer Elhauge and Abraham L. Wickelgren
Harvard Law School and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 265 (211,647)
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Moral Hazard, Mergers, and Market Power

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Oct 2001
Abraham L. Wickelgren
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 248 (226,005)

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Moral Hazard, Mergers, Market Power, Managerial Incentives

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The Effect of Exit on Entry Deterrence Strategies

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Oct 2001
Abraham L. Wickelgren
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 185 (296,997)
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Exit, Entry Deterrence

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Justifying Imprisonment: On the Optimality of Excessively Costly Punishment

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Oct 2001
Abraham L. Wickelgren
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 153 (349,994)
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Crime, Punishment, Imprisonment, Law and Economics

Bayesian Juries and the Limits to Deterrence

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Apr 2003
Ezra Friedman and Abraham L. Wickelgren
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 146 (363,942)
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Bayesian Juries and the Limits to Deterrence

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 22, No. 1, Spring 2006
Posted: 23 Oct 2005
Ezra Friedman and Abraham L. Wickelgren
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

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Bayesian juries, deterrence, crime, punishment

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Agency Objectives, Organizational Change, and Optimizing Enforcement

Journal of Antitrust Enforcement (Forthcoming), U of Texas Law, Legal Studies Research Paper , USC CLASS Research Paper No. 23-17
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 21 May 2023 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2023
D. Daniel Sokol and Abraham L. Wickelgren
USC Gould School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 120 (422,881)

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Antitrust, FTC, competition policy

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Comment on Aligning the Interests of Lawyers and Clients

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Dec 2003
Abraham L. Wickelgren
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 115 (436,579)
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attorney-client, agency, contingent fees

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Who (If Anyone) Should Be Liable for Injuries from Generic Drugs?

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 14-19
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2016
Ezra Friedman and Abraham L. Wickelgren
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 114 (439,438)
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PLIVA, Generic Drugs, Product Liability, Failure-to-warn, Pharmaceuticals

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Settlement and the Strict Liability-Negligence Comparison

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 213
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Sep 2011
Abraham L. Wickelgren
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 111 (448,285)

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Moral Hazard and Renegotiation: Multi-Period Robustness

FTC Bureau of Economics Working Paper No. 259
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Jun 2003
Abraham L. Wickelgren
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 111 (448,285)
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Moral Hazard, Agency, Renegotiation

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Optimal Standards of Proof in Patent Litigation: Infringement and Non-Obviousness

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 19-07, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 591
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 13 May 2020
Ezra Friedman and Abraham L. Wickelgren
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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Patent Law, Standards of Proof, Breadth, Non-Obviousness

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Bargaining and Conflict: The Impact of Unobservable Preparation

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Oct 2001
Abraham L. Wickelgren
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 101 (479,686)

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Bargaining, Conflict, Unobservable Preparation

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Government and the Reverse-Holdup Problem

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Dec 2003
Abraham L. Wickelgren
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 100 (482,867)

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holdup, non-contractible investment, government procurement

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Deterrence of Orchestrated Cheating: Group versus Individual Punishment

U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper e588
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 13 May 2020
Shmuel Leshem and Abraham L. Wickelgren
Independent Researcher and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 86 (531,713)

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collective punishment, individual punishment

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Ex Post Review: An Under-used Tool in the Antitrust Enforcement Toolkit

CPI Antitrust Chronicle - October 2023, USC CLASS Research Paper No. 24-8
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 26 Dec 2023 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2024
D. Daniel Sokol and Abraham L. Wickelgren
USC Gould School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 25 (893,277)

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antitrust, industrial organization, competition law, competition economics, agencies

28.

Optimal Privacy Regulation When Consumers Make Inferences from Regulatory Policy

Law & Economics Center at George Mason University Scalia Law School Research Paper Series No. Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Mar 2024
Abraham L. Wickelgren
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
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A Right to Silence for Civil Defendants?

The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Vol. 26, Issue 1, pp. 92-114, 2010
Posted: 22 Feb 2010
Abraham L. Wickelgren
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

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Chilling, Settlement, and the Accuracy of the Legal Process

The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Vol. 26, Issue 1, pp. 144-157, 2010
Posted: 22 Feb 2010
Ezra Friedman and Abraham L. Wickelgren
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

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Why Divorce Laws Matter: Incentives for Noncontractible Marital Investments Under Unilateral and Consent Divorce

The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Vol. 25, Issue 1, pp. 80-106, 2009
Posted: 13 Apr 2009
Abraham L. Wickelgren
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

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The Limitations of Buyer-Option Contracts in Solving the Holdup Problem

The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 127-140, 2007
Posted: 17 Jun 2008
Abraham L. Wickelgren
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

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Bundled Discounts, Leverage Theory, and Downstream Competition

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 9, Issue 2, pp. 370-383, 2007
Posted: 16 Jun 2008
Abraham L. Wickelgren
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

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The Inefficiency of Contractually-Based Liability with Rational Consumers

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 22, No. 1, Spring 2006
Posted: 22 Oct 2005
Abraham L. Wickelgren
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

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The Inefficiency of Contractually-Based Liability with Rational Consumers

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 168-183, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Abraham L. Wickelgren
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

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Damages for Breach of Contract: Should the Government Get Special Treatment?

Posted: 21 Jan 2001
Abraham L. Wickelgren
University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

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