Tim Brennan

University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy

Professor, Public Policy and Economics

1000 Hilltop Circle

Baltimore, MD 21250

United States

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Senior Fellow

1616 P Street, NW

Washington, DC 20036

United States

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1.

Net Neutrality or Minimum Quality Standards: Network Effects vs. Market Power Justifications

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Jun 2010
Tim Brennan
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy
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Net Neutrality, Telecommunications Policy, Network Effects, Regulation

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Bundled Rebates as Exclusionary, Not Predatory

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Jun 2007
Tim Brennan
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy
Downloads 354 (82,323)

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bundled rebates, exclusion, monopolization, antitrust

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Is Competition the Entry Barrier? Consumer and Total Welfare Benefits of Bundling

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. Related Publication 05-08
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Oct 2005
Tim Brennan
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy
Downloads 339 (86,562)

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bundling, monopolization, exclusion, per se rules

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Comments of 71 Concerned Economists: Using Procurement Auctions to Allocate Broadband Stimulus Grants

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2014
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business, American University - Washington College of Law, The Brattle Group, University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University, Columbia University, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder - College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, University of Michigan, Georgetown University - Department of Economics, University of Zurich, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit, University of Oxford, Smith School, Hoover Institution and Department of Economics, Stanford University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group, University of North Texas, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Clemson University, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration, Public Utility Research Center, Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics, National Economic Research Associates Inc. (NERA) (Deceased), Independent, Penn State University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Technology Policy Institute, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST), Georgetown University - Department of Strategy/Economics/Ethics/Public Policy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Economics, Finance, Accounting (EFA), Stanford University, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University, California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Northwestern University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Toulouse School of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Boston University - Department of Finance & Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Georgetown University, Stanford University - Stanford Graduate School of Business, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, Technology Policy Institute, Northwestern University - Department of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences (MEDS), University of Nevada, Las Vegas - College of Business - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics, Charles River Associates (CRA) and Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research
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The Proposed Google Book Settlement – Assessing Exclusionary Effects

Global Competition Policy, Release Two, pp. 1-9, October 2009
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 12 Nov 2009
Tim Brennan
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy
Downloads 298 (99,671)

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Google Books, antitrust, exclusion, monopolization, price fixing, copyright, collective rights

6.

The Legacy of U.S. V. Microsoft

Regulation, Vol. 26, No. 4, pp. 22-28, Winter 2003-2004
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 24 Feb 2004
Tim Brennan
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy
Downloads 295 (100,809)

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Microsoft, antitrust, antitrust law, U.S. v. Microsoft, competition, monopoly, competitive advantage, regulation, technology

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Mismeasuring Electricity Market Power

Regulation, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 60-65, Spring 2003
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 Feb 2004
Tim Brennan
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy
Downloads 288 (103,444)

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Energy crisis, California, electricity, market power, utilities, electricity market power, energy regulations, energy market, public policy, energy policy

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Trinko V. Baxter: The Demise of U.S. V. At&T

Antitrust Bulletin, Vol. 50
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Nov 2005
Tim Brennan
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy
Downloads 230 (130,528)

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Antitrust, monopolization, telecommunications, regulated industries, network industries

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Preventing Monopoly or Discouraging Competition? The Perils of Price-Cost Tests for Market Power in Electricity

ELECTRIC CHOICES: DEREGULATION AND THE FUTURE OF ELECTRIC POWER, A. Kleit, ed., Rowman and Littlefield, 2006
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Dec 2005
Tim Brennan
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy
Downloads 229 (131,073)

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market power, electricity, peak load pricing

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Consumer Preference Not to Choose: Methodological and Policy Implications

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Nov 2005
Tim Brennan
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy
Downloads 198 (150,441)

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electricity markets, deregulation, consumer choice, residential markets

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Fair Trade or Imperialism: Importing 'Merger Guidelines' into (De)Regulatory Policy

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Jul 2006
Tim Brennan
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy
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Deregulation, merger guidelines, telecommunications, forbearance, privatization

12.

Should Innovation Rationalize Supra-Competitive Prices? A Skeptical Speculation

Pros and Cons of High Prices Seminar, 2007
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Nov 2007
Tim Brennan
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy
Downloads 175 (168,372)

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antitrust, innovation, competition

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The Business of Australia’s Railways: Proceedings from the Australian Railways Business and Economics Conference, Perth Australia, 20th July 2009

THE BUSINESS OF AUSTRALIA’S RAILWAYS: PROCEEDINGS FROM THE AUSTRALIAN RAILWAYS BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS CONFERENCE, PERTH AUSTRALIA, 20TH JULY, Nick Wills-Johnson, ed., Center for Research in Applied Economics, December 2009
Number of pages: 115 Posted: 17 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2010
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy, DBP, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Curtin University - Centre for Research in Applied Economics, C-MARC and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 153 (188,917)

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Australia, Railways

14.

Optimal Energy Efficiency Policies and Regulatory Demand-Side Management Tests: How Well Do They Match?

RFF Discussion Paper No. 08-46
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Jan 2009
Tim Brennan
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy
Downloads 150 (192,038)

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electricity, energy efficiency, demand-side management, utility regulation, decoupling

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'Night of the Living Dead' or 'Back to the Future'? Electric Utility Decoupling, Reviving Rate-of-Return Regulation, and Energy Efficiency

RFF Discussion Paper No. 08-27
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Sep 2008
Tim Brennan
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy
Downloads 149 (193,131)

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decoupling, price caps, electricity, energy efficiency, conservation

16.

Saving Section 2: Reframing Monopolization Law

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 05-27
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Dec 2005
Tim Brennan
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy
Downloads 142 (200,821)

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monopolization, Section 2, exclusion, bundling

17.

Electricity Markets and Energy Security: Friends or Foes?

RFF Discussion Paper No. 07-46
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2014
Tim Brennan
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy
Downloads 141 (201,887)

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electricity markets, electricity market restructuring, energy policy, energy security

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RPM as Exclusion: Did the U.S. Supreme Court Stumble Upon the Missing Theory of Harm?

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Jul 2008
Tim Brennan
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy
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The Changing Antitrust/Regulation Interface in the US: Railways and Beyond

Australian Railway Business Economics Conference
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Aug 2009
Tim Brennan
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy
Downloads 114 (237,795)

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Political Economy and the Efficiency of Compensation for Takings

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 24, 2005
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Dec 2005
Tim Brennan and James Boyd
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy and Resources for the Future
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regulatory takings, compensation, political economy

Political Economy and the Efficiency of Compensation for Takings

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 188-202, 2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 May 2006
Tim Brennan and James Boyd
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy and Resources for the Future
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21.

Energy Efficiency: Efficiency or Monopsony?

RFF Discussion Paper No. 09-20
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 May 2009
Tim Brennan
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy
Downloads 100 (260,530)

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energy efficiency, monopsony, consumer welfare, total welfare, electricity

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Questioning the Conventional Wisdom

Regulation, Vol. 24, No. 3, Fall 2001
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Dec 2001
Tim Brennan
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy
Downloads 99 (262,306)

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Alleged Transmission Undersupply: Is Restructuring the Cure or the Cause?

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Nov 2005
Tim Brennan
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy
Downloads 90 (278,829)

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electricity transmission, regulation, deregulation, vertical integration, restructuring

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The Complement Market/Final Consumer Distinction: Exclusion & Predation in the U.S. Department of Justice Section 2 Report

Global Competition Policy, Release One, October 2008
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 14 Oct 2008
Tim Brennan
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy
Downloads 79 (301,923)

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monopolization, exclusion, predation, Section 2

25.

Network Effects as Infrastructure Challenges Facing Utilities and Regulators

Tenth ACCC (Australian Competition and Consumer Commission) Regulatory Conference, July 2009
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Aug 2009
Tim Brennan
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy
Downloads 72 (318,514)

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regulation, competition, networks, network effects, utilities

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The Post-Internet Order Broadband Sector: Lessons from the Pre-Open Internet Order Experience

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Sep 2016
Tim Brennan
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy
Downloads 70 (323,468)

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net neutrality, telecommunications, regulation, political economy

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Skating Toward Deregulation: Canadian Developments

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Jun 2007
Tim Brennan
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy
Downloads 64 (339,190)

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telecommunications, deregulation, market definition, monopolization

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Is the Benefit of Reserve Requirements in the 'Reserve' or the 'Requirement'?

RFF Discussion Paper 08-33
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2008
Tim Brennan
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy
Downloads 56 (362,266)

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electricity, reliability, capacity, reserve requirements

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More than a Wing and a Prayer: Government Indemnification of the Commercial Space Launch Industry

RFF Discussion Paper No. 09-38
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Sep 2009
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy, Resources for the Future and Resources for the Future
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government indemnification, liability, insurance, space transportation

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Ahead of His Time: The Singular Contributions of Richard Markovits

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Nov 2015
Tim Brennan
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy
Downloads 35 (436,848)

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intent, exclusion, merger harm, market definition

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Bundled Rebates as Exclusion Rather than Predation

Journal of Competition Law and Economics, Vol. 4, Issue 2, pp. 335-374, 2008
Posted: 17 Jun 2008
Tim Brennan
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy

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K21, L1, L11, L12

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Pricing “Competitive” Postal Products

Number of pages: 17
Tim Brennan
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy
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Postal pricing, Ramsey pricing, differentiated markets, regulation

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Vertical Mergers, the Coase Theorem, and the Burden of Proof

Number of pages: 30
Tim Brennan
University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy
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vertical merger, transaction cost, burden of proof, antitrust