Dennis W. Carlton

University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

Daniel McDavid Keller Professor of Economics

5807 S. Woodlawn Avenue

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (56)

1.

Market Definition: Use and Abuse

Competition Policy International, Vol. 3, No. 1, Spring 2007
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 May 2007
Dennis W. Carlton
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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market definition, antitrust, competition, market power, sherman act

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Antitrust and Regulation

University of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 312
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Oct 2006
Dennis W. Carlton and Randal C. Picker
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Law School
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Interstate Commerce Act, Sherman Act, federal regulation, restraint of trade, monopoly

Antitrust and Regulation

NBER Working Paper No. w12902
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2021
Dennis W. Carlton and Randal C. Picker
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Law School
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An Economic Interpretation of FRAND

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 26 Apr 2013
Dennis W. Carlton and Allan Shampine
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Compass Lexecon
Downloads 1,208 (20,318)
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FRAND, patent, standard essential

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Does Antitrust Need to Be Modernized?

Economic Analysis Group Discussion Paper No. 07-3
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Jan 2007
Dennis W. Carlton
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 1,030 (25,680)
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A Solution to Airport Delays

Regulation, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 30-36, Spring 2008
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 15 Aug 2009
W. Tom Whalen, Dennis W. Carlton, Ken Heyer and Oliver M. Richard
U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group - Antitrust Division
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airport delays, congestion, proposed solutions, auctions, incentives, efficiency, FAA, market based system

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Are Legacy Airline Mergers Pro- or Anti-Competitive? Evidence from Recent U.S. Airline Mergers

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 18 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2017
Dennis W. Carlton, Mark A. Israel, Ian MacSwain and Eugene Orlov
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Compass Lexecon, Compass Lexecon and Securities and Exchange Commission
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Airline Mergers, Antitrust Policy, Merger Retrospective

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Theories of Tying and Implications for Antitrust

Johnson School Research Paper Series No. 24-06
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Oct 2005
Dennis W. Carlton and Michael Waldman
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
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Tie in sales

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Using Economics to Improve Antitrust Policy

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Jun 2004
Dennis W. Carlton
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Antitrust and Industrial Organization

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The Relevance for Antitrust Policy of Theoretical and Empirical Advances in Industrial Organization

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Jun 2004
Dennis W. Carlton
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Antitrust and Industrial Organization

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Appropriate Antitrust Policy Towards Single-Firm Conduct

Economic Analysis Group Discussion Paper No. EAG 08-2
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Mar 2008
Dennis W. Carlton and Ken Heyer
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and U.S. Department of Justice
Downloads 487 (69,949)
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How Economics Can Improve Antitrust Doctrine Towards Tie-In Sales: Comment on Tirole's 'an Analysis of Tying Cases: A Primer'

Competition Policy International, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 27-40, Spring 2005
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 21 Apr 2005
Dennis W. Carlton and Michael Waldman
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
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Tying, Exclusion, Predation

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Competition, Monopoly and Aftermarkets

Johnson School Research Paper Series No. 10-06
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 13 Jun 2006
Michael Waldman and Dennis W. Carlton
Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Competition, Monopoly, and Aftermarkets

NBER Working Paper No. w8086
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Jan 2001 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2021
Dennis W. Carlton and Michael Waldman
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
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Competition, Monopoly, and Aftermarkets

The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Vol. 26, Issue 1, pp. 54-91, 2010
Posted: 22 Feb 2010
Dennis W. Carlton and Michael Waldman
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management

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Lessons from AT&T/Time Warner

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Jul 2019
Dennis W. Carlton, Mark A. Israel and Allan Shampine
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Compass Lexecon and Compass Lexecon
Downloads 400 (88,429)
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antitrust, AT&T, Time Warner, vertical merger

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Safe Harbors for Quantity Discounts and Bundling

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 Feb 2008
Dennis W. Carlton and Michael Waldman
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
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Identifying Benchmarks for Applying Non-Discrimination in Frand

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 05 Jul 2014
Dennis W. Carlton and Allan Shampine
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Compass Lexecon
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Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights

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Barriers to Entry

ISSUES IN COMPETITION LAW AND POLICY, Vol. 1, p. 601, 2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 01 Jan 2010
Dennis W. Carlton
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Barriers to Entry

NBER Working Paper No. w11645
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2021
Dennis W. Carlton
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Transaction Costs and Competition Policy

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Jan 2019
Dennis W. Carlton
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Antitrust, Mergers, Vertical Restraints, Transactions Costs

Transaction Costs and Competition Policy

International Journal of Industrial Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Oct 2019
Dennis W. Carlton
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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transaction costs, antitrust, merger simulation, two-sided markets

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Competition Policy and Regulation in Credit Card Markets: Insights from Single-Sided Market Analysis

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Dec 2014
Dennis W. Carlton and Ralph A. Winter
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Division of Finance
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credit cards, two-sided markets, interchange fees, retail MFN

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The Anticompetitive Effects of Vertical Most-Favored-Nation Restraints and the Error of Amex

Columbia Business Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2019
Dennis W. Carlton
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Antitrust, Most-Favored-Nation Restraints, American Express

Antitrust Treatment of Nonprofits: Should Hospitals Receive Special Care?

University of Chicago George J. Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy and the State Working Paper No. 232
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 22 Apr 2010
Cory S. Capps, Guy David and Dennis W. Carlton
Bates White, LLC, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania - Health Care Management and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Antitrust Treatment of Nonprofits: Should Hospitals Receive Special Care?

NBER Working Paper No. w23131
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 07 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2021
Cory S. Capps, Dennis W. Carlton and Guy David
Bates White, LLC, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania - Health Care Management
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Vertical MFN's and the Credit Card No-Surcharge Rule

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 19 May 2018
Dennis W. Carlton and Ralph A. Winter
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Division of Finance
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competition policy, vertical restraints, credit cards, two-sided markets

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Mergers in Regulated Industries: Electricity

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Dec 2007
Dennis W. Carlton
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Proposal for a Market-Based Solution to Airport Delays

Economic Analysis Group Discussion Paper No. EAG 07-14
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Oct 2007
W. Tom Whalen, Dennis W. Carlton, Ken Heyer and Oliver M. Richard
U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Justice - Economic Analysis Group - Antitrust Division
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A Critical Evaluation of the FTC's Theory of Product Hopping as a Way to Promote Competition

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 13 Jul 2016
Dennis W. Carlton, Frederic Flyer and Yoad Shefi
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Compass Lexecon and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Product Hopping, Pharmaceuticals, Antitrust, Hatch-Waxman, Regulation, Free-Riding

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A General Analysis of Exclusionary Conduct and Refusal to Deal - Why Aspen and Kodak are Misguided

NBER Working Paper No. w8105
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2021
Dennis W. Carlton
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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The Proper Role for Antitrust in an International Setting

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Jun 2004
Dennis W. Carlton
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Antitrust, Industrial Organization

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The Revolution in Antitrust: An Assessment

The Antitrust Bulletin-Symposium on the Antitrust Revolution, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2020
Dennis W. Carlton and Kenneth Heyer
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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antitrust economics, mergers, antitrust critics

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Tying

3 ISSUES IN COMPETITION LAW AND POLICY 1859, 2008
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Jan 2010
Dennis W. Carlton and Michael Waldman
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
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Rethinking Antitrust in the Presence of Transaction Costs: Coasian Implications

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Feb 2015
Dennis W. Carlton and Bryan Keating
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Compass Lexecon
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Transaction costs, nonlinear pricing, antitrust merger simulation

The Strategic Use of Tying to Preserve and Create Market Power in Evolving Industries

NBER Working Paper No. w6831
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 25 Jan 1999 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2021
Dennis W. Carlton and Michael Waldman
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
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The Strategic Use of Tying to Preserve and Create Market Power in Evolving Industries

RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 33, No. 2
Posted: 07 May 2002
Dennis W. Carlton and Michael Waldman
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management

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The Need to Measure the Effect of Merger Policy and How to Do It

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Dec 2007
Dennis W. Carlton
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Industrial Organization, Regulation, Antitrust Policy

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Intellectual Property, Antitrust and Strategic Behavior

NBER Working Paper No. w8976
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Jun 2002 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2014
Dennis W. Carlton and Robert H. Gertner
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Finance
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Free Riding and Sales Strategies for the Internet

NBER Working Paper No. w8067
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Jan 2001 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2010
Dennis W. Carlton and Judith A. Chevalier
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Yale School of Management
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An Evaluation of the Impact of the 2010 Horizontal Merger Guidelines

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Mar 2020
Dennis W. Carlton and Mark A. Israel
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Compass Lexecon
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An Empirical Investigation of the Competitive Effects of Domestic Airline Alliances

NBER Working Paper No. w8197
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Mar 2001 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2002
Gustavo E. Bamberger, Dennis W. Carlton and Lynette R. Neumann
Lexecon, Inc., University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Compass Lexecon
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Some Observations on Claims That Rising Market Power Is Responsible for US Economy Ills and That Lax Antitrust Is the Villain

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 23 Jul 2020
Dennis W. Carlton
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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market power, market concentration, antitrust, macro economics; economic performance

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Why We Need to Measure the Effect of Merger Policy and How to Do it

NBER Working Paper No. w14719
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2010
Dennis W. Carlton
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Why Barriers to Entry are Barriers to Understanding

NBER Working Paper No. w10577
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 31 May 2011 Last Revised: 27 Dec 2011
Dennis W. Carlton
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Product Variety and Demand Uncertainty

NBER Working Paper No. w10594
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2009
Dennis W. Carlton and James D. Dana
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Northeastern University - Department of Economics
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The Choice of Organizational Form in Gasoline Retailing and the Costs of Laws Limiting that Choice

NBER Working Paper No. w7435
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Mar 2000 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2021
Asher Blass and Dennis W. Carlton
Bank of Israel - Research Department and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Tying, Upgrades, and Switching Costs in Durable-Goods Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w11407
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2021
Dennis W. Carlton and Michael Waldman
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
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The Economics of Religion, Jewish Survival and Jewish Attitudes Toward Competition in Torah Education

NBER Working Paper No. w7863
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2010
Dennis W. Carlton and Avi Weiss
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
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Assessing the Anticompetitive Effects of Multiproduct Pricing

NBER Working Paper No. w14199
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2021
Dennis W. Carlton, Patrick Greenlee and Michael Waldman
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
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Why Tie a Product Consumers Do Not Use?

NBER Working Paper No. w13339
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2010
Dennis W. Carlton, Joshua S. Gans and Michael Waldman
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
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The Theory and the Facts of How Markets Clear: is Industrial Organization Valuable for Understanding Macroeconomics?

NBER Working Paper No. w2178
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 08 Aug 2007
Dennis W. Carlton
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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The Rigidity of Prices

NBER Working Paper No. w1813
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 16 Jul 2004
Dennis W. Carlton
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Antitrust and Higher Education: Was There a Conspiracy to Restrict Financial Aid?

NBER Working Paper No. w4998
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2021
Dennis W. Carlton, Gustavo E. Bamberger and Roy J. Epstein
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Lexecon, Inc. and Independent
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The Theory of Allocation and its Implications for Marketing and Industrial Structure

NBER Working Paper No. w3786
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 16 Jul 2004
Dennis W. Carlton
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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A Critical Assessment of the Role of Imperfect Competition in Macroeconomics

NBER Working Paper No. w5782
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Apr 1997 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2021
Dennis W. Carlton
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Planning and Market Structure

NBER Working Paper No. w0425
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2021
Dennis W. Carlton
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Modeling Price Rigidity or Predicting the Quality of the Good that Clears the Market

NBER Working Paper No. w0503
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Jun 2004
Dennis W. Carlton
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Product Variety and Demand Uncertainty: Why Markups Vary with Quality

The Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 56, Issue 3, pp. 535-552, September 2008
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Nov 2008
Dennis W. Carlton and James D. Dana
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Northeastern University - Department of Economics
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Net Neutrality and Consumer Welfare

Journal of Competition Law and Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 24 Oct 2010
Gary S. Becker, Dennis W. Carlton and Hal Sider
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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net, neutrality

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Revising the Horizontal Merger Guidelines

Journal of Competition Law and Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 24 Oct 2010
Dennis W. Carlton
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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Horizontal Merger Guidelines

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Should Price Squeeze Be a Recognized Form of Anticompetitive Conduct?

Journal of Competition Law and Economics, Vol. 4, Issue 2, pp. 271-278, 2008
Posted: 17 Jun 2008
Dennis W. Carlton
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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K21, L4, L42

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The Control of Externalities in Sports Leagues: An Analysis of Restrictions in the National Hockey League

Posted: 27 Jan 2004
Dennis W. Carlton, Alan S. Frankel and Elisabeth M. Landes
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, LECG/Navigant Consulting and LECG/Navigant Consulting

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