Luke Froeb

Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics

Professor

Nashville, TN 37203

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

35

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Scholarly Papers (35)

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 Froeb
U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division and Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics
Downloads 1,129 (11,344)
Citation 28

Abstract:

antitrust, mergers, unilateral effects

2.

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 - Strategy and Business Economics, Bates White Economic Consulting and U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
Downloads 678 (26,986)
Citation 3

Abstract:

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 - Strategy and Business Economics and Waddey and Patterson
Downloads 653 (31,133)
Citation 1

Abstract:

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 - Strategy and Business Economics and Waddey and Patterson

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4.

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
U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division, Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics and University of Connecticut Department of Economics
Downloads 609 (30,752)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Behavioral Economics, Antitrust, Mergers

5.

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 Froeb and Bruce H. Kobayashi
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics and George Mason University - School of Law
Downloads 538 (38,297)
Citation 13

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6.

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 - Strategy and Business Economics, University of Texas at Dallas - Managerial Economics and U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division
Downloads 530 (35,579)

Abstract:

patent hold-up, option contract, reasonable and nondiscriminatory royalties (RAND), antitrust

7.

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 Froeb
U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division and Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics
Downloads 489 (41,070)
Citation 4

Abstract:

unilateral effects, mergers, UPP, merger simulation

8.

Pass-Through Rates and the Price Effects of Mergers

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Jul 2001
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics, Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics and U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division
Downloads 470 (46,613)
Citation 10

Abstract:

Pass-through, merger, efficiencies, Bertrand, antitrust

9.

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
U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division, Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 466 (47,000)
Citation 3

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Citation 13

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 - Strategy and Business Economics, Bates White Economic Consulting and U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
Downloads 328 (74,138)
Citation 13

Abstract:

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 - Strategy and Business Economics, Bates White Economic Consulting and U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
Downloads 129 (184,246)
Citation 13

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11.

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 - Strategy and Business Economics, Bates White Economic Consulting and U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
Downloads 452 (46,270)

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12.

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 Froeb and Paul A. Pautler
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics and U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
Downloads 428 (52,786)

Abstract:

economics of information, law & economics, economics of advertising, economics of regulation, benefit-cost analysis, behavioral economics

13.

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 Froeb
U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division and Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics
Downloads 397 (56,864)
Citation 7

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14.

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 - Strategy and Business Economics and University of Technology Sydney - Economics Discipline Group
Downloads 396 (52,643)
Citation 15

Abstract:

Collusion, Price Fixing, Firms, Firm

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Downloads 374 ( 64,079)
Citation 17

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 - Strategy and Business Economics, Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics and U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division
Downloads 362 (65,936)
Citation 17

Abstract:

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 - Strategy and Business Economics, Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Citation 17

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16.

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 Froeb and James C. Ward
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics and Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management
Downloads 345 (56,864)

Abstract:

Managerial Economics, Business Education, Problem-Solving Pedagogy, Microeconomic Principles

17.

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 - Strategy and Business Economics, U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division and Western Kentucky University - Department of Economics
Downloads 337 (61,573)

Abstract:

horizontal mergers, retailing, rental car industry

18.

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 Froeb, Mikhael Shor and Steven Tschantz
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics, University of Connecticut Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 326 (70,661)

Abstract:

dynamic game, auction, incumbent advantage, switching cost, antitrust

19.

Incentive Contracts as Merger Remedies

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-27
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Oct 2005
U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division, Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 324 (72,090)

Abstract:

antitrust, merger, Nash Equilibrium, merger remedy, oligopoly

20.

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 - Strategy and Business Economics, U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics and ESMT European School of Management and Technology
Downloads 314 (68,555)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Antitrust Enforcement, Antitrust Division, FTC, European Commission, Economists, Functional Organization, Divisional Organization

21.

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

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Mar 1998
Luke Froeb, Steven Tschantz and Philip Crooke
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics, Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 302 (77,798)
Citation 6

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22.

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 Froeb, Steven Tenn and Steven Tschantz
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics, Charles River Associates and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 295 (78,610)
Citation 6

Abstract:

merger, antitrust, FTC, ice cream, promotion, competition, scanner data

23.

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
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics, Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics and U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division
Downloads 271 (86,678)
Citation 5

Abstract:

vertical restraints, pass-through, mergers, retailing

24.

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
U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division, Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 236 (98,466)
Citation 3

Abstract:

mergers, efficiencies, pass through

25.

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 Froeb
U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division and Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics
Downloads 222 (99,730)
Citation 2

Abstract:

mergers, auctions, bargaining

26.

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

Review of Industrial Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Sep 2004
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics, Government of the United States of America - Federal Trade Commission and U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
Downloads 212 (115,515)
Citation 2

Abstract:

FTC, Consumer Protection, Retailing, Mergers, Information, Marketing

27.

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 - Strategy and Business Economics and Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics
Downloads 173 (117,718)
Citation 1

Abstract:

hospital competition, hospital merger, patient choice, demand estimation, travel cost estimation, bargaining, merger, antitrust

28.

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 - Strategy and Business Economics, 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 Northwestern University - Department of Economics
Downloads 170 (133,721)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Twombly, Bell Atlantic, Bell Atlantic v Twombly, Amici Curiae, Sherman Section 1

29.

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
Cornell University - School of Hotel Administration, Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 153 (135,084)
Citation 1

Abstract:

merger, hotel, antitrust, revenue management

30.

Second-price Auctions with Power-Related Distributions

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Mar 2001
Luke Froeb, Steven Tschantz and Philip Crooke
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics, Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 138 (165,313)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Second-price, private-values auctions, merger, antitrust

31.

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
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics, University of Texas at Dallas - Managerial Economics and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 108 (160,662)

Abstract:

adversarial justice; evidence-based decision-making; expert testimony; inquisitorial justice; litigation; persuasion games; science vs. advocacy

32.

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 - Strategy and Business Economics, Bates White Economic Consulting and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 97 (150,453)
Citation 2

Abstract:

antitrust, competition, consumer location, market power, merger, monopoly, oligopoly, spatial competitors, spatial price discrimination, Robinson-Patman Act

33.

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 Froeb, Vlad Mares and Steven Tschantz
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics, INSEAD and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 0 (259,555)

Abstract:

Mechanism Design, Optimal Auctions, Merger, Buyer Power, Antitrust, Horizontal Anticompetitive Practices

34.

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

Global Competition Policy, 2008
Posted: 11 Apr 2011
Luke Froeb and Pingping Shan
Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics and OnPoint Analytics, Inc.

Abstract:

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

35.

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 Froeb
Vanderbilt University - Statistics and Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics

Abstract:

spectral analysis, variance estimator, difference estimator