2010 – Present

Nieto, A.
“Optimizing Prices for Small-Scale Distributed Generation Resources: A Review of Principles and Design Elements,” The Electricity Journal, April 2016.

McFarland, H.B.
“Economic Arguments in the Amex Trial: Considering Market Definition and Market Power with a Two-Sided Platform,” Trying Antitrust, Spring 2015.

McFarland, H.B.
“The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Approach to Targeted Dumping: The Wrong Test and the Wrong Response,” Journal of Economic Policy Reform, December 2015.

Argue, D.A. and Scott D. Stein
“Cross-Market Health Care Provider Mergers: The Next Enforcement Frontier” Antitrust, Vol. 30, No. 1, Fall 2015. Read Full Article.

Harris, B.C. and M.W. Wright
“Activating Actavis:  A More Complete Story” Antitrust Magazine, Spring 2014.

Su Sun
“The Protected Profits Benchmark: Precision Versus Administrability” Antitrust Journal, Vol. 78, Issue 3, 2013. Read Full Article.

Bono, J.W. and D. Wolpert
“Predicting Behavior in Unstructured Bargaining with a Probability Distribution” Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, 46, 2013.

Bono, J.W., R. Lee, S. Backhaus, R. Bent, B. Tracey, and D.H. Wolpert
“Counter-Factual Reinforcement Learning: How to Model Players that Anticipate the Future” Decision-Making and Imperfection, Springer, 2013.

Neuberger, J.A. and S.D. Gurrea
“Economic Harm and LIBOR Manipulation” The Exchange, Insurance and Financial Services Developments, American Bar Association, Section of Antitrust Law, Spring 2013.

McFarland, H.B.
“The Justice Department Challenges Morgan Stanley: The Antitrust Risks of Arranging Derivatives,” The Exchange, Spring 2012 (Co-author).

Nieto, A.
“Wholesale Energy Markets: Setting the Right Framework for Price Responsive Demand,” The Electricity Journal, December 2012.

Nieto, A.
“The Role of Demand Response in the Efficiency of Electricity Wholesale Markets,” Papeles de Economía Española, Madrid. Issue 134, December 2012.

Argue, D.A. and John M. Gale
“Reexamining DOJ’s Predation Analysis in United Regional” Antitrust Health Care Chronicle, January 2012, Read Full Article.

Sun, S., J. He and A. Zhang
“The Role of IPRs in China’s Antitrust Merger Review” International Antitrust Bulletin, March 2012. Click here for full article.

Fowdur, L. and J.M. Gale
“Health Care Reform; Provider Affiliations and Health Care Risks” Competition Policy International, Summer 2012, Volume 7 Number 1.

Harris, B.C., G.J. Hurdle, H. B. McFarland and M.B. Wright
“Transportation Markets” Market Definition in Antitrust: Theory and Case Studies, American Bar Association, Section of Antitrust Law, 2012.

Gurrea, S. D. and G. J. Hurdle
“The Economics of Google’s Acquisition of ITA Software” Icarus, Spring 2011. Read Full Article.

Argue, D.A. and J.M. Gale
“Antitrust Markets and ACOs” CPI Antitrust Chronicle, May 2011 (1) Read Full Article.

Argue, D.A., J.M. Gale, and K.W Mikkelsen
“What Was Left Unsaid in Omnicare About Harm to Competition” Antitrust Health Care Chronicle, Vol. 24/No. 3 Read Full Article.

McFarland, H.B.
“The Role of Conduct Remedies In Addressing Merger Competitive Effects” The Threshold, a publication of the ABA Antitrust Section, Mergers and Acquisition Committee. The article can be found here.

Greulich, E.E.
“Retail Markets: Gasoline Station Markets,” Market Definition, ABA Antitrust Section (forthcoming).

Walker, J.L. and E.E. Greulich
“DTB and the Use of Regression Analysis to Assess Market Definition and Competitive Effects,” Antitrust Law Section of the American Bar Association, Economics Committee Newsletter, Spring 2011.

Walker, J.L.
“Preparing for Trial: Expert Economic Testimony,” Antitrust Section of the American Bar Association 59th Spring Meeting, Continuing Legal Education Written Materials, March 2011.

Greulich, E. E. and J. L. Walker
“The Single-Entity Issue in American Needle and DTB” Westlaw Journal Antitrust, Volume 18, Issue 1.  See Full Article.

Co-authored by David A. Argue
EI Principal David A. Argue was co-author and editor of “Evaluating Federal and State Antitrust Reviews of Health Insurance Mergers,” a study of government reviews of twelve health plan mergers between 1995-2010.  The study examined publicly available information to determine whether DOJ and FTC had followed the Merger Guidelines in their reviews, and concluded that the agencies had done so.  It also considered antitrust and other reviews conducted by state agencies.

McFarland, H.B. and R.D. Stoner
“DOJ’s Changing Section 2 Enforcement Policy and High-Technology Industries,” This article discusses possible changes in the Antitrust Division’s enforcement policy concerning single-firm conduct. Topics considered include refusals to deal, exclusive dealing, and the implications of antitrust policy for intellectual property holders and standard setting organizations. Icarus, Fall 2010. See Full PDF of article.

McFarland, H.B.
“The European Commission Study on Quantifying Damages and Indirect Purchasers,” This article discusses a number of issues that arise when quantifying antitrust damages incurred by indirect purchasers.  International Antitrust Bulletin, 2010–Volume 2. Full PDF of Article.

McFarland, H.B.
“The Use of Economic Evidence to Show Common Impact from Collusion – Lessons from Plastics Additives” This article discusses how a recent court decision on class certification dealt with evidence concerning defendants’ pricing behavior, market characteristics, price structure, and an econometric analysis of price changes. ABA Antitrust Section Joint Conduct Committee E-Bulletin, Vol. 8, No. 1 Download a PDF of article.

Fowdur, L.
“The Intel-AMD Antitrust Suits:  Economic Issues and Implications” ICARUS Newsletter, Winter 2010.

Holt, A.M. and L.A. Malowane
“Resale Price Maintenance and the Rule of Reason” ABA Section of Antitrust Law, Economics Committee Newsletter, Volume 10, Number 1, Summer 2010.

Miu, C.K.
“Economics and Consumer Protection Law,” 58th Annual ABA Antitrust Spring Meeting, 2010.

Chung, W., J.D. Kinsey, J.M. Seltzer, and C.A. Yeap
“2007 Supermarket Panel Annual Report,” The Food Industry Center, University of Minnesota, Dec 2010.

Yeap, C.A.
“Capacity Use in Multi-Unit Firms: Evidence for Efficiency Gains or Strategic Competition in the U.S. Restaurant Industry,” Applied Economics, July 2010.