Benjamin Klein

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics

Professor Emeritus

1999 Avenue of the Stars

Suite 1150

Los Angeles, CA 90067-4628

United States

http://www.econ.ucla.edu/people/Faculty/Klein.html

Compass Lexecon

Senior Consultant

1999 Avenue of the Stars

Suite 1150

Los Angeles, CA 90067-4628

United States

http://www.compasslexecon.com/professionals/bio?id=152

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.
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Citation 6

The Economic Lessons of Fisher Body - General Motors

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 14 Oct 2006
Benjamin Klein
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,210 (12,693)
Citation 6

Abstract:

holdups, vertical integration, exclusive dealing

The Economic Lessons of Fisher Body-General Motors

International Journal of the Economics of Business, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 1-36, February 2007
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Jul 2011
Benjamin Klein
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 182 (138,957)
Citation 6

Abstract:

holdups, vertical integration, exclusive dealing, contracts

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Citation 15

The Economics of Slotting Contracts

Journal of Law and Economics, August 2007, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 06-37, American Law & Economics Association Annual Meetings, 2005
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 09 Aug 2005
Benjamin Klein and Joshua D. Wright
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 876 (20,801)
Citation 15

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Slotting allowances, shelf space, vertical restraints, product placement

The Economics of Slotting Contracts

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 50, August 2007
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Jul 2011
Joshua D. Wright and Benjamin Klein
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 108 (213,611)
Citation 11

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The Microsoft Case: What Can a Dominant Firm Do to Defend its Market Position?

The Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 15, No. 2, Spring 2001
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Jul 2011
Benjamin Klein
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 370 (36,129)
Citation 8

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Competition in Two-Sided Markets: The Antitrust Economics of Payment Card Interchange Fees

Antitrust Law Journal, Vol. 73, No. 3, 2006
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 09 Jul 2011
Compass Lexecon, University of Chicago, Navigant Consulting, Inc. - LECG and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 332 (41,791)
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Exclusive Dealing Intensifies Competition for Distribution

Antitrust Law Journal, Vol. 75, No. 2, 2008
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Jul 2011
Kevin M. Murphy and Benjamin Klein
University of Chicago and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 229 (75,181)
Citation 9

Abstract:

exclusive dealing

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Competitive Resale Price Maintenance in the Absence of Free-Riding

Antitrust Law Journal, Vol. 76, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 09 Jul 2011
Benjamin Klein
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 184 (105,006)
Citation 2

Abstract:

resale price maintenance, free-riding

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Monopolization by 'Raising Rivals' Costs': The Standard Oil Case

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 39, No. 1, 1996
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2014
Elizabeth Granitz and Benjamin Klein
Long Island University - Southhampton College and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 182 (61,683)
Citation 16

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Fisher-General Motors and the Nature of the Firm

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 43, No. 1, pp. 105-141, April 2000
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Jul 2011
Benjamin Klein
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 178 (141,698)
Citation 21

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Fisher - General Motors and the Nature of the Firm

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 43, No. 1, April 2000
Posted: 14 Jul 2000
Benjamin Klein
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics

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The Economics of Franchise Contracts

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 2, No. 1, 1995
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2014
Benjamin Klein
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 135 (127,981)
Citation 28

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The Expanded Economics of Free-Riding: How Exclusive Dealing Prevents Free-Riding and Creates Undivided Loyalty

Antitrust Law Journal, Vol. 74, No. 2, 2007
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Jul 2011
Andres V. Lerner and Benjamin Klein
Compass Lexecon and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 123 (150,077)
Citation 2

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Price Discrimination and Market Power

ISSUES IN COMPETITION LAW AND POLICY, Vol. 2, pp. 977-996, W. Collins, ed., American Bar Association, 2008
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Jul 2011
Benjamin Klein
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 106 (141,771)

Abstract:

price discrimination, market power

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Vertical Integration as a Self-Enforcing Contractual Arrangement

American Economic Review, Vol. 87, No. 2, pp. 415-420, 1997
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 10 Jul 2011
Kevin M. Murphy and Benjamin Klein
University of Chicago and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 96 (138,340)
Citation 20

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An Economic Analysis of Microsoft’s Conduct

Antitrust Magazine, Vol. 14, No. 1, p. 38, Fall 1999
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 09 Jul 2011
Benjamin Klein
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 96 (193,072)

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The Role of Incomplete Contracts in Self-Enforcing Relationships

THE ECONOMICS OF CONTRACTS: THEORIES AND APPLICATIONS, Eric Brousseau and Jean-Michel Glachant, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2002, Revue d’Economie Industrielle, No. 92, pp. 67-80, 2000,
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Jul 2011
Benjamin Klein
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 88 (144,654)
Citation 6

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The Law and Economics of Bundled Pricing: LePage’s, PeaceHealth and the Evolving Antitrust Standard

Antitrust Bulletin, Vol. 53, No. 3, Fall 2008
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Jul 2011
Benjamin Klein and Andres V. Lerner
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and Compass Lexecon
Downloads 85 (208,445)
Citation 1

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Market Power in Aftermarkets

Managerial & Decision Economics, Vol. 17, pp. 143-164, 1996
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2014
Benjamin Klein
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 66 (203,098)
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The Economics of Copyright ‘Fair Use’ in a Networked World

American Economic Review, Vol. 92, No. 2, May 2002
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 09 Jul 2011
Andres V. Lerner, Kevin M. Murphy and Benjamin Klein
Compass Lexecon, University of Chicago and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 65 (222,953)
Citation 13

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Market Power in Franchise Cases in the Wake of Kodak: Applying Post-Contract Hold Up Analysis to Vertical Relationships

Antitrust Law Journal, Vol. 67, No. 2, p. 283, 1999
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Jul 2011
Benjamin Klein
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 63 (267,035)
Citation 4

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Did Microsoft Engage in Anticompetitive Exclusionary Behavior?

Antitrust Bulletin, Vol. 46, No. 1, Spring 2001
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Jul 2011
Benjamin Klein
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 47 (300,815)
Citation 1

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Market Power in Antitrust: Economic Analysis after Kodak

Supreme Court Economic Review, Vol. 3, 1993
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 27 Sep 2014
Benjamin Klein
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 45 (200,478)
Citation 18

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How Block Booking Facilitated Self-Enforcing Film Contracts

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 43, No. 2, p. 427, October 2000
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 09 Jul 2011
Roy W. Kenney and Benjamin Klein
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 45 (273,236)
Citation 10

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The Firm in Economics and Antitrust Law

ISSUES IN COMPETITION LAW AND POLICY, Vol. 1, pp. 249-272, W. Collins, ed., American Bar Association Section, 2008
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Jul 2011
Andres V. Lerner and Benjamin Klein
Compass Lexecon and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 43 (325,011)

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Introduction – The Economics Revolution in Antitrust Law

ECONOMICS OF ANTITRUST LAW, Vol. I, pp. IX-XLIV, Benjamin Klein, Andres V. Lerner, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2008
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Jul 2011
Andres V. Lerner and Benjamin Klein
Compass Lexecon and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 38 (336,904)

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Competitive Price Discrimination as an Antitrust Justification for Intellectual Property Refusals to Deal

Antitrust Law Journal, Vol. 70, p. 599, 2003
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Nov 2003 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2015
Benjamin Klein and John Shepard Wiley Jr. Jr.
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and Independent
Downloads 38 (369,404)
Citation 7

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Distribution Restrictions Operate by Creating Dealer Profits: Explaining the Use of Maximum Resale Price Maintenance in State Oil v. Khan

Supreme Court Economic Review, Vol. 7, pp. 1-58, 1999
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 09 Jul 2011
Benjamin Klein
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 35 (362,363)

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Bundled Discounts as Competition for Distribution

GCP – The Online Magazine For Global Competition Policy, June 2008,
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 09 Jul 2011
Benjamin Klein
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 20 (423,313)

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Brand Names

Brand Names, the Concise Encyclopedia of Economics, David R. Henderson (Ed.), the Library of Economics and Liberty, Liberty Fund, Pp 42 44 (2007).
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 28 Sep 2014
Benjamin Klein
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 9 (459,547)

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Why 'Hold-Ups' Occur: The Self-Enforcing Range of Contractual Relationships

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 34, pp. 444-463 (July 1996)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Sep 2014
Benjamin Klein
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 8 (308,501)
Citation 50

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The Enforceability of the GM–Fisher Body Contract: Comment on Goldberg

Industrial and Corporate Change, Vol. 17, Issue 5, pp. 1085-1096, 2008
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 02 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2011
Benjamin Klein
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 8 (495,863)
Citation 1

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The Apple E-Books Case: When is a Vertical Contract a Hub in a Hub-and-Spoke Conspiracy?

Journal of Competition Law & Economics (2017, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Aug 2017
Benjamin Klein
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (349,221)

Abstract:

hub-and-spoke conspiracy, Apple e-books

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Antitrust Analysis of Hub-and-Spoke Conspiracies

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Feb 2017
Benjamin Klein
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (68,606)

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Hub-and-spoke conspiracy, antitrust, Apple e-books

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Price-Cost Tests in Antitrust Analysis of Single Product Loyalty Contracts

Antitrust Law Journal, Vol. 80, No. 3, pp. 631-679 (2016)
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 May 2016
Benjamin Klein and Andres V. Lerner
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and Compass Lexecon
Downloads 0 (112,574)

Abstract:

Antitrust, predatory pricing, exclusive dealing, loyalty discount contracts

Other Papers (6)

Total Downloads: 86    Citations: 20
1.

Exclusive Dealing as Competition for Distribution ‘on the Merits’

George Mason Law Review, Vol. 12, No. 1, Fall 2003
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2015
Benjamin Klein
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
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Citation 10

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The Hold-Up Problem

THE NEW PALGRAVE DICTIONARY OF ECONOMICS AND THE LAW, Peter Newman, ed., Macmillan Reference Limited, 1998
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 10 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2015
Benjamin Klein
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
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Citation 1

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Tying

THE NEW PALGRAVE DICTIONARY OF ECONOMICS AND THE LAW, Peter Newman, ed., Macmillan Reference Limited, 1998
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 10 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2015
Benjamin Klein
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
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Market Power in Economics and in Antitrust: Reply to Baker

Antitrust Law Journal, Vol. 70, No. 3, 2003
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2015
Benjamin Klein and John Shepard Wiley Jr. Jr.
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and Independent
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Citation 2

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Using Tax-Exempt Bonds to Finance Professional Sports Stadiums

Tax Notes, Vol. 78, No. 13, pp. 1663-1686, March 1998
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 Jul 2011
Benjamin Klein, Brian Lebowitz and Kevin Green
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Competitive Price Discrimination as an Antitrust Justification for Intellectual Property Refusals to Deal

Antitrust Law Journal, Vol. 70, No. 3, 2003
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Jul 2011
John Shepard Wiley Jr. Jr. and Benjamin Klein
Independent and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
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Citation 7

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