I am currently a Research Investigator in the School of Information at
Michigan, a Visiting Professor in the Department of Economics at Boston
University, and a Visiting Scholar at OFCE and
SKEMA Business School, in Sophia Antipolis, France.
research in the field of industrial organization currently focuses on
the economics of digital information goods markets (with a particular
interest in scientific publishing) and the implications of the online
environment for competition policy. This research has been
various scholarly journals, including the American Economic Review,
Journal of Economics, and Nature and has been
supported by grants from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the NET
Institute, the Open Society Institute and the Alfred P. Sloan
affiliations include the Sloan Industry Studies
Program and the State Center’s Panel of Economists. As a State
Center Economist, I
have assisted Attorney Generals from different states, including
California, Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts and New York, on a
variety of antitrust investigations.
Ph.D., Applied Economics, Sloan School of Management, MIT, 1991.
M.S., MIT, 1986.
A.B., Brown University, 1982.
Information, University of Michigan
Research Investigator 2011-present.
Adjunct Associate Professor 2009-2010.
Visiting Assistant Professor, 2007-2009.
Economics, Boston University
Visiting Professor, 2013 - present.
Business School, Sophia Antipolis, France
Visiting Scholar, 2011-present.
Economics, University of Goettingen
Visiting Professor, 2011-2013.
Economics, Georgia Institute of Technology,
Assistant Professor, 1998 - 2007.
Economic Analysis Group, Antitrust Division,
Economist, 1991 - 1998
Current Research Interests
- Industrial Organization
- Information Economics
- Competition Policy and Regulation
- Market Structure and Pricing in Scholarly Publishing
Markets for Information Goods: Journals
For a general audience.....
- "A Portfolio Approach to Print Legal
Pricing." July, 2002 (this paper was prepared for the American Association
Law Libraries' 2002 Annual Meetings). Paper Tables
- "Dynamic Behavior of Regulated Firms: Evidence from Nuclear
Utilities," with James Hewlett. 1996, EAG Working Paper 96-3. An
earlier version of
paper was presented at the 1995 AEA Meetings.
Citations In the Press, etc.
- Reed, Thomson Attempt to Buy Harcourt
Face Tough Antitrust Scrutiny, Nov. 3, 2000, Wall Street Journal.
- Librarians Seek to Block Merger of
Scientific Publishing Giants, Nov. 3, 2000, Science.
- Is Scholarly Publishing
a Monopoly?, October 3, 2000, Biomed Central.
- The writing is on the web for
science journals in print , Jan. 21, 1999, Nature, Vol 397.
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