Shawn W. Ulrick

U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

Economist

600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW

Washington, DC 20580

United States

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Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

Atlantic Divide or Gulf Stream Convergence: Merger Policies in the European Union and the United States

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 25 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2010
Södertörn University, Stockholm, U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Stockholm University - Department of Economics and U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
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merger policy, antitrust, market dominance

Merger Control in the European Union and the United States: Just the Facts

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 05 Mar 2010
Södertörn University, Stockholm, U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Stockholm University - Department of Economics and U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
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Merger Policy, Competition Policy, Merger Guidelines, European Union, Dominance

Merger Control in the European Union and the United States: Just the Facts

European Competition Journal, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 89-125, April 2011
Posted: 02 Dec 2011
Södertörn University, Stockholm, U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Stockholm University - Department of Economics and U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

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Collusion, Competition, Antitrust Law

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A Prospective Competitive Effects Analysis of the AT&T/Time Warner Merger

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 03 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2019
Paul R. Zimmerman, George Chang and Shawn W. Ulrick
U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics, Grand Valley State University - Department of Finance and U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
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AT&T, foreclosure, pay-TV, vertical merger, video distribution

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Transparency at the Federal Trade Commission: The Horizontal Merger Review Process 1996-2003

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 03 Feb 2005
Malcolm B. Coate and Shawn W. Ulrick
U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
Downloads 269 (143,452)
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Antitrust Policy, Mergers, Competition Policy, Herfindahl, Entry Barriers

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Did the Transition to Unilateral Effects Affect Federal Trade Commission Merger Challenges?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2021
Malcolm B. Coate and Shawn W. Ulrick
U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
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Merger Policy, Federal Trade Commission, Antitrust, Unilateral Effects, Collusion, Decompostion

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Influential Evidence in Merger Enforcement at the Federal Trade Commission

Issues in Competition Law and Policy
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2009
Malcolm B. Coate and Shawn W. Ulrick
U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
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Merger Guidelines, Merger Enforcement, Federal Trade Commission

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How Big Is Big? A Caveat Regarding Difference-in-Differences Analysis

Journal of Competition Law & Economics 11(4), pp. 999-1012, 2015
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2016
Shawn W. Ulrick and Seth B. Sacher
U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Independent
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antitrust, competition law, retrospective analysis, difference-in-differences, statistical significance

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Tailoring Critical Loss to the Competitive Process

International Review of Law and Economics, forthcoming; George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 20-15
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 06 May 2020 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2020
Malcolm B. Coate, Shawn W. Ulrick and John M. Yun
U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Barry Harris, Joseph Simons, Horizontal Merger Guidelines, Hypothetical Monopolist Test, critical loss analysis, market definition, merger analysis

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Unilateral Effects Analysis in Differentiated Product Markets: Guidelines, Policy, and Change

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2014
Malcolm B. Coate and Shawn W. Ulrick
U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
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mergers, competition policy, unilateral effects, federal trade commission, decomposition

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Do Court Decisions Drive the Federal Trade Commission Enforcement Policy on Merger Settlements?

Review of Industrial Organization, Vol. 34, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2010
Malcolm B. Coate and Shawn W. Ulrick
U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
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Mergers, Competition Policy, Antitrust, Federal Trade Commission, Courts, Decomposition, Merger Guidelines, Oaxaca decomposition

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Price Effects of a Merger: Evidence from a Physicians’ Market

Federal Trade Commission, Working Paper No. 333
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Aug 2017
Thomas Koch and Shawn W. Ulrick
Government of the United States of America, Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Economics and U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
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Physicians’ Markets, Competition, Negotiated Prices, Antitrust

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Defining Geographic Markets with Willingness to Travel Circles

Supreme Court Economic Review, Forthcoming and George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 18-38
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2019
U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Independent, U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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antitrust, spatial competition, retail competition, actual loss, critical loss, SSNIP, significant non-transitory increase in price, HMT, hypothetical monopolist

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Does Merger Enforcement Depend on the Portion of the Merger Associated with the Competitive Concerns?

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 17 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2016
Malcolm B. Coate and Shawn W. Ulrick
U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
Downloads 101 (326,799)
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merger policy, antitrust, Federal Trade Commission, decomposition, matching, merger litigation

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Applying Critical Loss for Market Definition in Merger Analysis: Do Court Decisions Offer Insight?

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 21-13
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2021
Malcolm B. Coate, Shawn W. Ulrick and John M. Yun
U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Barry Harris, Joseph Simons, Horizontal Merger Guidelines, Hypothetical Monopolist Test, critical loss analysis, market definition, merger analysis

Measuring the Returns to Education Nonparametrically

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Aug 2005
Shawn W. Ulrick
U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
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Returns to education, nonparametric models

Measuring the Returns to Education Nonparametrically

Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 14, No. 14, 2007
Posted: 02 Nov 2007
Shawn W. Ulrick
U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

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Returns to education, nonparametric models

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Does Merger Policy Converge after the 2004 European Union Reforms

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 26 May 2020
Mats Bergman, Malcolm B. Coate, Anh Mai and Shawn W. Ulrick
Södertörn University, Stockholm, U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Sodertorn University (University College of Southern Stockholm) and U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
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merger policy, international comparison, decomposition, Matching, European Union, Federal Trade Commission

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The Oaxaca Decomposition Applied to a Continuous Group Variable (With an Extension to a Probit Model)

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 17 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2011
Shawn W. Ulrick
U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
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Oaxaca decomposition, continuous Oaxaca decomposition, wage gap

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Measuring Pricing Dynamics: A Guide to Understanding Payer-Physician Claims Data

This version of the article is a pre-print, whose final form appears in the Journal of Economic and Social Measurement, vol. 37, no. 3, 2012
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2015
Douglas A. Herman and Shawn W. Ulrick
Independent and U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
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data in health care markets, physician claims data, patient-provider-payer relationships, price dynamics in health care markets, event studies

Using Semiparametric Methods in an Analysis of Earnings Mobility

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Feb 2005
Shawn W. Ulrick
U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
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earnings mobility, semiparametric estimation, panel data with serial correlation

Using Semiparametric Methods in an Analysis of Earnings Mobility

Econometrics Journal, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 478-498, 2008
Posted: 01 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2009
Shawn W. Ulrick
U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

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earnings mobility, semiparametric estimation, panel data with serial correlation

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A Primer on AIDS-Based Models in Antitrust Analysis

This article is available at European Competition Journal 10(1), April 2014, pp. 123-153(31)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 26 May 2020
Shawn W. Ulrick
U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
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AIDS, Almost Ideal Demand System, Demand Estimation, Merger Simulation, elasticities

Dominance Thresholds: A Cautionary Note

Antitrust Bulliten, Vol. 59, No. 4, 2014
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 May 2014 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2015
Douglas A. Herman, Shawn W. Ulrick and Seth B. Sacher
Independent, U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Independent
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Dominance Thresholds: A Cautionary Note

Antitrust Bulletin, Vol. 59, No. 4, 2014
Posted: 03 Mar 2015
Douglas A. Herman, Shawn W. Ulrick and Seth B. Sacher
Independent, U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Independent

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antitrust, competition law, dominance, statistical significance

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Measuring Price Dynamics: A Guide to Understanding Payer-Physician Claims Data

Journal of Economic and Social Measurement, Volume 37, Number 3, 2012
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 26 May 2020
Douglas A. Herman and Shawn W. Ulrick
Independent and U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
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Claims data, health care costs, electronic medical/health records, measuring health care price changes

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The Bias in Measuring Disparity in Outcomes via a Dummy Variable: A Note

Ulrick, Shawn W., 2014. "The bias in measuring disparity in outcomes via a dummy variable: A note," Journal of Economic and Social Measurement, IOS Press, issue 3, pages 153-161.
Posted: 19 Jun 2020
Shawn W. Ulrick
U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

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A Continuous Income-Based Grade Gap Decomposition on University Course Grades

Applied Economics, 50:31, 3388-3404, DOI: 10.1080/00036846.2017.1420893, 2018
Posted: 19 Jun 2020
Shawn W. Ulrick, Kevin Mongeon and Michael P. Giannetto
U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Brock University and Arizona State University (ASU)

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Grade gap; decomposition; education; socio-economic status; income

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Explaining University Course Grade Gaps

Empirical Economics, 52, 411–446 (2017)
Posted: 19 Jun 2020
Kevin Mongeon, Shawn W. Ulrick and Michael P. Giannetto
Brock University, U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Arizona State University (ASU)

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grade gaps, education, race

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Transparency at the Federal Trade Commission: The Horizontal Merger Review Process 1996–2003

Antitrust Law Journal , Vol. 73, No. 2, 2006
Posted: 24 Mar 2012
Malcolm B. Coate and Shawn W. Ulrick
U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

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The Oaxaca Decomposition Generalized to a Continuous Group Variable

Economics Letters, Vol. 115, No. 1, 2012
Posted: 24 Mar 2012
Shawn W. Ulrick
U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

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oaxaca decomposition, wage gap, education attainment

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Comparing Merger Policies in the European Union and the United States

Review of Industrial Organization, Vol. 36, 2010
Posted: 04 Feb 2011
Södertörn University, Stockholm, U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Stockholm University - Department of Economics and U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

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Antitrust, Comparative Regulatory Policy, Merger Policy, Oaxaca Decomposition

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A Nonparametric Analysis of the Black/White Wage Gap

Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 12, No. 13, pp. 811-815, 2005
Posted: 11 May 2006
Shawn W. Ulrick
U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

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oaxaca decomposition, discrimination, wage gap