Tirole's Industrial Regulation and Organization Legacy in Economics

30 Pages Posted: 23 Jun 2015

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Drew Fudenberg

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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Date Written: July 2015


Jean Tirole was awarded the 2014 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for his analysis of market power and regulation. This paper provides an overview of some of that work, and of his related contributions to game theory.

Keywords: Game theory, industrial organization, mechanism design, oligopoly theory, patents, platform competition, regulation

JEL Classification: C72, C73, D21, D42, D43, D82, K21, L12, L13, L41,

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Fudenberg, Drew, Tirole's Industrial Regulation and Organization Legacy in Economics (July 2015). The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 117, Issue 3, pp. 771-800, 2015, Available at SSRN: or

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