Luke M. Froeb

Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management

Professor

401 21st Avenue South

Nashville, TN 37203

United States

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Scholarly Papers (39)

1.

Unilateral Competitive Effects of Horizontal Mergers

Handbook of Antitrust Economics, 2006
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 22 Oct 2006
Gregory J. Werden and Luke M. Froeb
U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division and Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 1,370 (12,716)
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antitrust, mergers, unilateral effects

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Don't Panic: A Guide to Claims of Increasing Concentration

Antitrust Magazine, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 3156912
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 16 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2018
Gregory J. Werden and Luke M. Froeb
U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division and Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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concentration, competition, antitrust, mergers

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A Comparative Study of United States and European Union Approaches to Vertical Policy

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-11
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Apr 2005
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Compass Lexecon and U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
Downloads 771 (29,833)
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Behavioral Antitrust and Merger Control

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 2011, Vol. 167, No. 1, pp. 126-142, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-14
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 May 2010 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2012
Gregory J. Werden, Luke M. Froeb and Mikhael Shor
U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and University of Connecticut Department of Economics
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Behavioral Economics, Antitrust, Mergers

Economic Analysis of Lost Profits from Patent Infringement with and Without Noninfringing Substitutes

American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal, Vol. 27, pp. 305-333, 1999
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 May 2000
U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and Waddey and Patterson
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Economic Analysis of Lost Profits from Patent Infringement with and Without Noninfringing Substitutes

Vanderbilt Law School, Joe C. Davis Working Paper No. 99-9
Posted: 06 Aug 2001
U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and Waddey and Patterson

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Patent Hold Up and Antitrust: How a Well-Intentioned Rule Could Retard Innovation

Journal of Industrial Economics 60(2), pp. 249-273, June 2012
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2014
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research - Junior Research Group Competition and Innovation and U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division
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patent hold-up, option contract, reasonable and nondiscriminatory royalties (RAND), antitrust

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Evidence Production in Adversarial vs. Inquisitorial Regimes

Economics Letters, Vol. 70, No. 2, pp. 267-272, February 2001, Vanderbilt Law School, Joe C. Davis Working Paper No. 99-13, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 00-19
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 07 Apr 2000
Luke M. Froeb and Bruce H. Kobayashi
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and George Mason University - School of Law
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Choosing Among Tools for Assessing Unilateral Merger Effects

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-19
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2012
Gregory J. Werden and Luke M. Froeb
U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division and Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 568 (44,929)
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unilateral effects, mergers, UPP, merger simulation

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Vertical Restrictions and Antitrust Policy: What About the Evidence?

Competition Policy International, Vol. 1, No. 2, Autumn 2005, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 05-32
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Oct 2005
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Compass Lexecon and U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
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Pass-Through Rates and the Price Effects of Mergers

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Jul 2001
Luke M. Froeb, Steven Tschantz and Gregory J. Werden
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics and U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division
Downloads 503 (52,436)
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Pass-through, merger, efficiencies, Bertrand, antitrust

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A Variance Screen for Collusion

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-13; FTC Bureau of Economics Working Paper No. 275
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Apr 2005
Global Economics Group, LLC, U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and University of Technology Sydney - Economics Discipline Group
Downloads 496 (53,335)
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Collusion, Price Fixing, Firms, Firm

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Vertical Antitrust Policy as a Problem of Inference

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-12
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Apr 2005
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Compass Lexecon and U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
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Vertical Antitrust Policy as a Problem of Inference

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-12
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Jun 2005
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Compass Lexecon and U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
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The Effects of Merger Synergies on Consumers of Differentiated Products

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 01-9
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Aug 2001
Gregory J. Werden, Luke M. Froeb and Steven Tschantz
U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
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Teaching Managerial Economics with Problems Instead of Models

THE INTERNATIONAL HANDBOOK ON TEACHING AND LEARNING IN ECONOMICS, Gail Hoyt, KimMarie McGoldrick, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2012
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2012
Luke M. Froeb and James C. Ward
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and Independent
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Managerial Economics, Business Education, Problem-Solving Pedagogy, Microeconomic Principles

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Consumer Protection

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-10
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 20 Apr 2007
Luke M. Froeb and Paul A. Pautler
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
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economics of information, law & economics, economics of advertising, economics of regulation, benefit-cost analysis, behavioral economics

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Calibrated Economic Models Add Focus, Accuracy, and Persuasiveness to Merger Analysis

THE PROS AND CONS OF MERGER CONTROL: 10th ANNIVERSARY OF THE SWEDISH COMPETITION AUTHORITY, Swedish Competition Authority, ed., Swedish Competition Authority, Stockholm, 2002
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Dec 2002
Gregory J. Werden and Luke M. Froeb
U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division and Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 427 (64,282)
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Predicting Price Effects from Retail Mergers

Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 2034464
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2013
Competition Economics LLC, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division and Western Kentucky University - Department of Economics
Downloads 419 (65,729)

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horizontal mergers, retailing, rental car industry

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The Economics of Organizing Economists

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-18
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2012
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics and ESMT European School of Management and Technology
Downloads 397 (70,102)
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Antitrust Enforcement, Antitrust Division, FTC, European Commission, Economists, Functional Organization, Divisional Organization

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Post-Merger Product Repositioning

Vanderbilt Law & Economics Working Paper No. 05-19
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Jul 2005
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics and U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division
Downloads 366 (76,408)
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antitrust, game theory, economic modeling

Post-Merger Product Repositioning

The Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 56, Issue 1, pp. 49-67, March 2008
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Apr 2008
University of Wisconsin - Madison, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Mergers in Auctions with an Incumbent Advantage

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-24
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Sep 2008
Luke M. Froeb, Mikhael Shor and Steven Tschantz
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, University of Connecticut Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
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dynamic game, auction, incumbent advantage, switching cost, antitrust

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Incentive Contracts as Merger Remedies

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-27
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Oct 2005
Gregory J. Werden, Luke M. Froeb and Steven Tschantz
U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 342 (83,440)

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antitrust, merger, Nash Equilibrium, merger remedy, oligopoly

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Mergers Among Asymmetric Bidders: A Logit Second-Price Auction Model

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Mar 1998
Luke M. Froeb, Steven Tschantz and Philip Crooke
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 331 (86,572)
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Mergers when Firms Compete by Choosing both Price and Promotion

Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 07-09, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 07-11
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Apr 2007
Luke M. Froeb, Steven Tenn and Steven Tschantz
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Charles River Associates and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 319 (90,211)
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merger, antitrust, FTC, ice cream, promotion, competition, scanner data

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Vertical Restraints and the Effects of Upstream Horizontal Mergers

THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF ANTITRUST, Vivek Ghosal and Johann Stennek, eds., North-Holland Publishing, 2006, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 06-13
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Jul 2006
Luke M. Froeb, Steven Tschantz and Gregory J. Werden
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics and U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division
Downloads 294 (98,635)
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vertical restraints, pass-through, mergers, retailing

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Unilateral Competitive Effects of Horizontal Mergers Ii: Auctions and Bargaining

ABA Antitrust Section, Issues in Competition Law and Policy
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2012
Gregory J. Werden and Luke M. Froeb
U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division and Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 281 (103,550)
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mergers, auctions, bargaining

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The Effects of Merger Efficiencies on Consumers of Differentiated Products

European Competition Journal, Vol. 1, No. 2, October 2005
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Oct 2006
Gregory J. Werden, Luke M. Froeb and Steven Tschantz
U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 259 (112,834)
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mergers, efficiencies, pass through

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How Well Do Travel Cost Models Measure Competition Among Hospitals?

Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 2012-06
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2012
Competition Economics LLC, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics
Downloads 239 (122,511)
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hospital competition, hospital merger, patient choice, demand estimation, travel cost estimation, bargaining, merger, antitrust

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Economics Research at the Ftc: Information, Retrospectives, and Retailing

Review of Industrial Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Sep 2004
Luke M. Froeb, Daniel S. Hosken and Janis Pappalardo
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Government of the United States of America - Federal Trade Commission and U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
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FTC, Consumer Protection, Retailing, Mergers, Information, Marketing

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Brief of Amici Curiae Economists in Support of Petitioners, Bell Atlantic V. Twombly

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Jan 2009
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Brookings Institution, University of Virginia - Department of Economics, Global Economics Group, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group, Stanford University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Georgetown University, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group, Stanford University - Law School, Institute for Business Innovation and Sloan School of Management and Department of Economics
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Twombly, Bell Atlantic, Bell Atlantic v Twombly, Amici Curiae, Sherman Section 1

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Mergers Increase Output When Firms Compete by Managing Revenue

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 10-27
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2012
Arturs Kalnins, Luke M. Froeb and Steven Tschantz
Cornell University - School of Hotel Administration, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 201 (144,879)
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merger, hotel, antitrust, revenue management

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Does Price Discrimination Intensify Competition? Implications for Antitrust

Antitrust Law Journal, Vol. 72, No. 2, pp. 327-373, 2005, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 14-30
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 24 Jul 2014
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Compass Lexecon and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
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antitrust, competition, consumer location, market power, merger, monopoly, oligopoly, spatial competitors, spatial price discrimination, Robinson-Patman Act

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Adversarial Decision-Making: Choosing Between Models Constructed by Interested Parties

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 59, No. 3, pp. 527-548, August 2016, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-13, Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 2371768
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 25 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2017
Luke M. Froeb, Bernhard Ganglmair and Steven Tschantz
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research - Junior Research Group Competition and Innovation and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
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adversarial justice; evidence-based decision-making; expert testimony; inquisitorial justice; litigation; persuasion games; science vs. advocacy

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Why Patent Hold-Up Does Not Violate Antitrust Law

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Sep 2018
Gregory J. Werden and Luke M. Froeb
U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division and Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
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Antitrust, Patents, Standard Essential Patents, Patent Hold-Up

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Second-Price Auctions with Power-Related Distributions

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Mar 2001
Luke M. Froeb, Steven Tschantz and Philip Crooke
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
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Second-price, private-values auctions, merger, antitrust

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Horizontal Mergers in Optimal Auctions

Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 2742187
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2017
Luke M. Froeb, Vlad Mares and Steven Tschantz
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, INSEAD and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
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Mechanism Design, Optimal Auctions, Merger, Buyer Power, Antitrust, Horizontal Anticompetitive Practices

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The Simple Algebra of Surplus in Open, Private Values Auctions: A Nested Logit Merger Model

Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 3020255
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 21 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2018
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, INSEAD, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
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Auctions; Merger; Antitrust; Horizontal Anticompetitive Practices, Nested Logit

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Nash-in-Shapley: Bargaining with Recursive Threat Points

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2019
Luke M. Froeb, Vlad Mares and Steven Tschantz
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, INSEAD and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
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Bargaining, Contingent Contracts, Nash-in-Shapley, Nash-in-Nash, Vertical and Horizontal Mergers

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Reconciling the Conflicting Views of the DOJ Report on Single-Firm Conduct

Global Competition Policy, 2008
Posted: 11 Apr 2011
Luke M. Froeb and Pingping Shan
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management and OnPoint Analytics, Inc.

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Antitrust, Monopolization, Sherman Act Section 2, FTC, US Department of Justice

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A Difference Estimator for Testing Equality of Variances for Paired Time Series

Journal of Time Series Analysis, Vol. 19, pp. 285-290, 1998
Posted: 06 Jul 2008
Bruce Cooil and Luke M. Froeb
Vanderbilt University - Statistics and Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management

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spectral analysis, variance estimator, difference estimator