Russell W. Pittman

U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group

Director, Economic Research

450 5th St. NW

Antitrust Division

Washington, DC 20530

United States

Kyiv School of Economics

Visiting Professor

vul. Yakira, 13, 3d floor, suite 334

Kyiv, 04119

Ukraine

New Economic School (NES)

Visiting Professor

100A Novaya Street

Moscow, Skolkovo 143026

Russia

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Scholarly Papers (40)

Consumer Surplus as the Appropriate Standard for Antitrust Enforcement

Competition Policy International, Vol. 3, No. 2, Autumn 2007
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Dec 2007
Russell W. Pittman
U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
Downloads 450 (65,860)
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antitrust, enforcement, welfare standards, consumer surplus, total welfare, horizontal mergers, competition law, competition policy

Consumer Surplus as the Appropriate Standard for Antitrust Enforcement

Economic Analysis Group Discussion Paper No. 07-9
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Jun 2007
Russell W. Pittman
U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
Downloads 349 (89,039)
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Chinese Railway Reform and Competition: Vertical or Horizontal Restructuring?

US Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Economic Analysis Group Working Paper No. 02-2
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 May 2002
Russell W. Pittman
U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
Downloads 446 (67,210)
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China, railroad, infrastructure, reform, restructuring, competition

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Privatization and Regulatory Reform in Brazil: The Case of Freight Railways

Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2001
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Oct 2001
Antonio Estache, Andrea Goldstein and Russell W. Pittman
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
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Regulatory reform, privatization, railway, developing countries, Latin America, Brazil

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Vertical Restructuring of the Infrastructure Sectors of Transition Economies

US Dept. of Justice Discussion Paper No. EAG 01-7
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Oct 2001
Russell W. Pittman
U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
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Vertical restructuring, competition, regulation, infrastructure, transition.

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Railroad Restructuring in Russia and Central and Eastern Europe: One Solution for All Problems?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Nov 2004
Boston College, Goethe University Frankfurt, Sciences Po, U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group and University of Zilina - Faculty of Operation and Economics of Transport and Communications
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Rail, restructuring, access, vertical separation, deregulation, Russia, Central and Eastern Europe, transition

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Abuse-of-Dominance Provisions of Central and Eastern European Competition Laws: Have Fears of Over-Enforcement Been Borne Out?

US Dept. of Justice Economic Analysis Group Working Paper No. 04-1
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 21 Mar 2004
Russell W. Pittman
U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
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Antitrust, competition, regulation, abuse of a dominant position, transition, Central and Eastern Europe

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Structural Separation and Access Pricing in the Railways Sector: Sauce for the Goose Only?

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Oct 2004
Russell W. Pittman
U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
Downloads 300 (106,029)
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Railways, competition, regulation, restructuring, vertical separation, vertical integration, transactions costs, Coase, Williamson

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A Note on Non-Discriminatory Access to Railroad Infrastructure

US Department of Justice Antitrust Division Economic Analysis Group Working Paper No. EAG03-5
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Apr 2003
Russell W. Pittman
U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
Downloads 267 (119,941)
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rail, restructuring, vertical separation, access charge, discrimination, Russia

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Restructuring the Russian Electricity Sector: Re-Creating California?

EAG Discussion Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Sep 2005
Russell W. Pittman
U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
Downloads 260 (123,360)
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Russia, electricity, restructuring, vertical separation, competition, market power

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Electricity Restructuring in China: The Elusive Quest for Competition

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Apr 2008
Russell W. Pittman and Vanessa Yanhua Zhang
U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group and Global Economics Group, LLC
Downloads 251 (127,958)
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electricity restructuring, competition, China

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Three Economist's Tools for Antitrust Analysis: A Non-Technical Introduction

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Jan 2017
Russell W. Pittman
U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
Downloads 249 (129,053)
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Merger enforcement; Critical loss analysis; Upward pricing pressure; Vertical arithmetic; Horizontal mergers; Vertical mergers; Antitrust economics

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Do Newspaper Joas Charge Monopoly Advertising Rates? Theory And Evidence

Economic Analysis Group Discussion Paper No. 00-10
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Apr 2001
Charles J. Romeo, Russell W. Pittman and Norman Familant
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group and U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
Downloads 239 (134,429)
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Joint Operating Agreements, Newspaper Markets

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Railway Mergers and Railway Alliances: Competition Issues and Lessons for Other Network Industries

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 May 2009
Russell W. Pittman
U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
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railway, competition, mergers, alliances

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Railway Competition: Options for the Russian Federation

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 21 Nov 2001
Russell W. Pittman
U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
Downloads 236 (136,121)
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railroads, competition, regulation, reform, Russian Federation

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Abuse of Dominance Enforcement Under Latin American Competition Laws

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Mar 2006
Russell W. Pittman and Maria Coppola Tineo
U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group and Government of the United States of America - Federal Trade Commission
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competition, antitrust, abuse, dominant position, regulated industries, Latin America

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The Proposed Merger of AT&T and T-Mobile: Are There Unexhausted Scale Economies in U.S. Mobile Telephony?

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Apr 2012
Yan Li and Russell W. Pittman
ESRC Centre for Competition Policy, Norwich Business School, University of East Anglia and U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
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competition, mobile telephony, economies of scale, economies of density, merger efficiencies

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Railways Reform and Electricity Reform in Russia, and the Role of the Ministry for Antimonopoly Policy

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 22 Sep 2003
Russell W. Pittman
U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
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Abuse of Collective Dominance Under the Competition Law of the Russian Federation

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2011
Svetlana Avdasheva, Nadezhda Goreyko and Russell W. Pittman
National Research University Higher School of Economics, National Research University Higher School of Economics and U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
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competition law, collective dominance, abuse of dominance, conscious parallelism, tacit collusion, Russian Federation

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The Effect of Editorial Competition on Newspaper Circulation

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 29 Aug 2005
Charles J. Romeo, Russell W. Pittman and Norman Familant
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group and U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
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Newspaper markets, editorial competition, newspaper joint operating agreements

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Competition Issues in Restructuring Ports and Railways, Including Brief Consideration of These Sectors in India

US Department of Justice Economic Analysis Group Discussion Paper No. 09-6
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Aug 2009
Russell W. Pittman
U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
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competition, ports, railways, market definition, India

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Regulatory Reform: Lessons for Korea

U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Economic Analysis Group Discussion Paper No. 03-9
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Aug 2003
Russell W. Pittman
U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
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regulatory reform, vertical restructuring, vertical separation, railways, electricity, Korea

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Make, Buy, or Some of Both? The Case of Russian Railways

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 Nov 2005
Russell W. Pittman
U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
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public utilities, restructuring, vertical separation, transactions cost economics, contract law enforcement, railways, Russia

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Who are You Calling Irrational? Marginal Costs and the Pricing Practices of Firms

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 29 Jun 2009
Russell W. Pittman
U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
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Will the Train Ever Leave the Station? The Private Provision of Freight Railway Service in Russia and Central and Eastern Europe

EAG Discussion Paper No. 07-5
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 14 Jan 2007
Russell W. Pittman, Oana Diaconu, Emanuel Sip, Anna Tomova and Jerzy Wronka
U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group, Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Independent Consultant, University of Zilina - Faculty of Operation and Economics of Transport and Communications and University of Szczecin
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railways, restructuring, competition, vertical separation, access charges, Central and Eastern Europe, Russia

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Blame the Switchman? Russian Railways Restructuring after Ten Years

U.S. Department of Justice, Economic Analysis Group Discussion Paper No. 11-3
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Feb 2011
Russell W. Pittman
U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
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Freight Railways, Restructuring, Competition, Russian Federation, Vertical Separation, Third Party Access, Horizontal Separation

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The Restructuring of Romanian Power Sector at the Crossroads: Competitive Markets or Neo-Colbertism?

Romanian Journal of European Affairs, Vol. 7, No. 4, December 2007
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 19 Dec 2007
Gheorghe Oprescu, Oana Diaconu and Russell W. Pittman
Polytechnic University Bucharest, Polytechnic University of Bucharest and U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
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electricity sector, liberalization, Romania, European Union

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Does Market Competition Dampen Environmental Performance: Evidence from China

Strategic Management Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Aug 2018
Jing-Lin Duanmu, Maoliang Bu and Russell W. Pittman
University of Surrey - Faculty of Management & Law, Nanjing University - School of Business and U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
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Market Competition, Environmental Performance, China, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cost Leadership, Differentiation, Market Concentration

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Against the Stand-Alone-Cost Test in U.S. Freight Rail Regulation

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Apr 2010
Russell W. Pittman
U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
Downloads 101 (275,834)
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railroads, freight, regulation, Stand Alone Cost Test, Surface Transportation Board

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High Domestic Prices that Subsidize Low Export Prices Under Romania's Competition Law

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 28 Sep 2004
Russell W. Pittman
U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
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competition, antitrust, abuse of dominance, price control, Romania, Central and Eastern Europe

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The Economics of Railroad 'Captive Shipper' Legislation

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Feb 2010
Russell W. Pittman
U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
Downloads 92 (293,169)
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freight railroads, captive shippers, antitrust, regulation

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The Economics of Railways Restructuring in South Korea

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Mar 2013
Russell W. Pittman and Sunghee Choi
U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group and Pusan National University - Department of Economics
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railways, restructuring, competition, South Korea

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Book Reviews

The Economics of Transition, Vol. 10, pp. 225-233, 2002
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 18 Mar 2003
UCD, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Heriot-Watt University, U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group and City Trust Securities a.d.
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Russian Railways Reform and the Problem of Non-Discriminatory Access to Infrastructure

Annals of Public & Cooperative Economics, Vol. 75, No. 2, pp. 167-192, June 2004
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Jun 2004
Russell W. Pittman
U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
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The Strange Career of Independent Voting Trusts in U.S. Rail Mergers

Economic Analysis Group Discussion Paper, EAG 16-3
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 31 Jul 2016
Russell W. Pittman
U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
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railroads, mergers, voting trusts, merger termination fees, merger lockup provisions

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Pricing of Complements in the U.S. Freight Railroads: Cournot Versus Coase

U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Economic Analysis Group Discussion Paper EAG 18-1, Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 3165072
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 May 2018
Alexei Alexandrov, Russell W. Pittman and Olga Ukhaneva
Independent, U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group and Georgetown University - Center for Business and Public Policy
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Pricing of Complements, Vertical Mergers, Cournot, Coase, Railroads

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Restructuring the Chinese Freight Railway: Two Scenarios

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Aug 2018
Shana Cui, Russell W. Pittman and Jian Zhao
University of Florida - Department of Economics, U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group and Beijing Jiaotong University - School of Economics and Management
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Freight Railway, Restructuring, Competition, Vertical Separation, Horizontal Separation, China

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Reforming and Restructuring Ukrzaliznytsia: A Crucial Task for Ukrainian Reformers

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Jan 2017
Russell W. Pittman
U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
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Ukrainian Railways (Ukrzaliznytsia), railways, reform, restructuring, vertical separation, horizontal separation, competition, investment

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The Effectiveness of EC Policies to Move Freight from Road to Rail: Evidence from CEE Grain Markets

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Jan 2020
U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group, Masaryk University - Faculty of Economics and Administration, Warsaw School of Economics (SGH) - Collegium of World Economy, Poltava State Agrarian Academy and Masaryk University
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European Commission, railways competition, environmental protection, open access, motor carriers, intermodal competition

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The Response of State-Owned Enterprises to Import Competition: Evidence from Chinese Manufacturing Firms

Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Apr 2019
Jing-Lin Duanmu and Russell W. Pittman
University of Surrey - Faculty of Management & Law and U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group
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State-Owned Enterprises; Import Competition; Wages; Employment Levels; China; Multitask Theory of State-Owned-Enterprises; Efficiency Wage Theory

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Competition in Freight Railways: 'Above-the-Rail' Operators in Central Europe and Russia

Journal of Competition Law and Economics, Vol. 3, Issue 4, pp. 673-687, 2007
Posted: 14 Jul 2008
U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group, Polytechnic University of Bucharest, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Szczecin

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