Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Emory University



Industrial Organization, Law and Economics,

Applied Microeconomic Theory



Antitrust Law and Policy, Discrimination, Privacy, Crime and Punishment, Network Competition and Regulation, Internal Capital Markets.


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“Product Bundling and Incentives for Merger and Strategic Alliance,” (2014) Economic Inquiry, Vol. 52, No. 2, pp. 562-575.

“Go Figure: The Strategy of Nonliteral Speech” (2013) American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 186-212, with H. Mialon.

“Torture in Counterterrorism: Agency Incentives and Slippery Slopes,”  (2012) Journal of Public Economics,  Vol. 96, No. 1-2, pp. 33-41, with H. Mialon and M. Stinchcombe

“Do Sunk Costs Matter(2010) Economic Inquiry, Vol. 48, No. 2, pp. 323-336, with R.P. McAfee and H. Mialon

“Private v. Public Antitrust Enforcement: A Strategic Analysis(2008) Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 92, No. 10-11, pp. 1863-1875, with R.P. McAfee and H. Mialon (Lead Article)

“Efficient Horizontal Mergers: The Effects of Internal Capital Reallocation and Organizational Form,” (2008) International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol. 26, No. 4, pp. 861-877  (Lead Article)

“The Effects of the Fourth Amendment: An Economic Analysis(2008) Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 24, No.1, pp. 22-44, with H. Mialon

“Pricing Access in Network Competition(2007) Journal of Regulatory Economics, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 109-123

“Private Antitrust Litigation: Pro-competitive or Anti-competitive?”  (2007) The Political Economy of Antitrust, Edited by Vivek Ghosal and Johan Stennek, North-Holland, ISBN-10: 0-444-53093-2, with P. McAfee and H. Mialon

“Does Large Price Discrimination imply Great Market Power ?” (2006) Economics Letters, Vol. 92, No. 3, pp. 360-367, with R.P. McAfee, and H. Mialon,  Technical Appendix

“Violence Against Women, Social Learning, and Deterrence,” (2006) Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Vol. 16, No. 4, pp. 367-82, with H. Mialon

“Sinful Indulgences, Soft Substitutes, and Self-Control(2005) Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 12 , No. 12, with H. Mialon (Lead Article)





Contact Information:

Department of Economics

Emory University

Atlanta, GA 30322

Phone:  404-712-8169

Fax: 404-727-4639




Declining Moral Standards and The Role of Law

Prejudice and Competitive Signaling, under review

Employers’ Preference for Discrimination, with Seung Han Yoo, under review

“Regulation of Internet Access,” with S. Banerjee, under review

PowerPoint Slides presented at the Third Annual Searle Conference on Internet Search and Innovation and ALEA annual meetings (Stanford Law school) (2012)

Capital Mobility and Conglomerate Mergers, with Y. Chen



Should Adultery Be Illegal? with Geunyoung Kim

Just Compensation in Eminent Domain

Optimal Strategic Alliance

Regulation in Health Insurance Markets: Two-Sided Market Approach

Mergers and Entry Deterrence