Press Coverage

 


Killer Acquisitions


Winners Announced for Jerry S. Cohen Award for Antitrust Scholarship, Bloomberg, June 15, 2022


Killer acquisitions, Microeconomic Insights, April 27, 2022


Optimal policy for acquisitions of potential competitors under financial constraints, VoxEU, March 27, 2022


Österreich modernisiert seine Fusionskontrolle, Die Presse, December 13, 2021


How To Regulate Tech: A Technology Policy Framework for Online Services, American Progress, November 16, 2021


La guerra económica del siglo XXI: empresas frente a Estados, El País, November 13, 2021


Die Tech-Branche erlebt eine Übernahmewelle der Superlative, Handelsblatt, September 28, 2021


Facebook's Stealth M&A Puts Focus on Deals Under Antitrust Radar, Bloomberg, August 23, 2021


Groceries at the Speed of App: Trend or Here to Stay?, NYC Food Policy, October 4, 2021


Should Killer Acquisitions be Banned?, CEPA, September 24, 2021


Reif für eine große Zerschlagung, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, August 5, 2021


Does Big Tech Gobble Up Competitors?, Yale Insights, August 4, 2021


The New Challenges of Assessing Big Tech’s Impact, ProMarket, August 3, 2021


“Killer Acquisitions” in the Pharmaceutical Industry, Economists INK, Summer 2021


'The lights are no longer green': Antitrust regulators reassess pharma deals, BioPharmaDive, June 10, 2021


Nasce l’asse Usa-Ue per i controlli antitrust sulle M&A farmaceutiche, AboutPharma, June 4, 2021


Competitive effects of killer acquisitions, OECD Competition Division, April 28, 2021


Killer Acquisitions, Econimate, February 23, 2021


Killer Acquisitions, The Visible Hand, January 19, 2021


Congressional antitrust report cites SOM faculty, Yale Daily News, October 19, 2020


United States: Technology Mergers, Global Competition Review, October 19, 2020


Big Companies Are Starting to Swallow the World, New York Times, September 30, 2020


“Doubt is Their Product”: The Difference Between Research and Academic Lobbying, ProMarket, September 28, 2020


Killing innovation in the pharmaceutical industry, think, September 16, 2020


Kaufen & killen, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, September 8, 2020


Start-ups, killer acquisitions and merger control, OECD Competition Commission, June 11, 2020


Interview with Former Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Competition, CTFN, April 24, 2020


Ventilator merger scrutinised as potential “killer acquisition”, Global Competition Review, March 31, 2020


Décision de l'Autorité de la concurrence à propos du rachat d'Itas par TDF, Les Echos, March 26, 2020


5 major themes from this year's largest gathering of economists, Yahoo Finance, January 6, 2020


Machtdemonstration: Facebook hat eine App erst gekauft, und sie dann praktisch vernichtet, Business Insider, January 4, 2020


CTFN Analysis: Antitrust Questions on UCB Acquisition of Ra Pharma Explored, CTFN, October 18, 2019


Commissioner Phillips Downplays Potential Use of Sherman Act, The American Prospect, October 10, 2019


When big drug companies buy little drug companies, Yale Alumni Magazine, September/October 2019


How to Speed Up the Next Medical Breakthrough, Chicago Booth Review, August 19, 2019


How ‘Stealth’ Consolidation Is Undermining Competition, Wall Street Journal, June 19, 2019


Superstar firms should be cut down to size, The Times, April 26, 2019


Three Questions: Prof. Florian Ederer on ‘Killer Acquisitions’, Yale Insights, April 8, 2019


Toward a Robust Competition Policy, American Progress, April 3, 2019


Digitisation and competition law: Past, present and future, Lexology, February 7, 2019


Schaden Unternehmensübernahmen dem Wettbewerb?, Der Standard, June 21, 2018


Big pharma's costly strategy, LBS News, June 20, 2018


Pharma companies are using acquisitions to shut out competition, Business Insider, May 31, 2018


Do Companies Buy Competitors in Order to Shut Them Down?, Yale Insights, June 4, 2018


Study says pharma mergers result in fewer new medicines, Axios, May 25, 2018


Common Ownership, Competition, and Top Management Incentives


Could Index Funds Be ‘Worse Than Marxism’?, The Atlantic, April 5, 2021


Is There a Conflict Between Better Corporate Governance and More Competitive Product Markets?, ProMarket, January 6, 2021


Common Ownership, Competition, and Top Management Incentives, HLS Forum on Corporate Governance, December 22, 2020


The state of competition and dynamism, Brookings, June 13, 2018


The Pros and Cons of Index Investing, Morningstar, September 25, 2017


The Worst-Case Scenario for Passive Investing, BloombergQuint, August 28, 2017


Are Index Funds Too Soft on CEOs?, Morningstar, August 15, 2017


El rentable juego de las participaciones cruzadas, El País, May 27, 2017


Nobel Laureates: Eliminating Rent Seeking and Tougher Antitrust Enforcement Are Critical to Reducing Inequality, ProMarket, January 10, 2017


Wie Blackrock & Co Unternehmen beeinflussen, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, November 22, 2016


Blackrock, Vanguard drive common ownership, but raise questions on competition, ValueWalk, November 8, 2016


Index Funds Are Fueling Out-of-Whack CEO Pay Packages, Harvard Business Review, October 18, 2016


What Happens When the Same Investors Own Everything?, Yale Insights, October 4, 2016


Stealth socialism, The Economist, September 17, 2016


Executive Pay and Blood Trouble, Bloomberg, July 11, 2016


Have mutual funds boosted CEO pay in the United States?, Equitable Growth, July 7, 2016


Common Ownership and Relative Performance Evaluation


Blackrock, Vanguard drive common ownership, but raise questions on competition, InsideSources, November 7, 2016


New results on common ownership, Marginal Revolution, September 3, 2016


Why Firms’ Shareholders Condone Seemingly “Excessive” Executive Pay PackagesProMarket, July 6, 2016


Horizontal Shareholding, Antitrust, Growth and Inequality, ProMarket, July 1, 2016


Why Do Shareholders Condone Seemingly “Excessive” Executive Pay?, HLS Forum on Corporate Governance, July 14, 2016


Is Pay-for-Performance Detrimental to Innovation?


How Do You Encourage Innovation?, Yale, Insights, October 28, 2015


15 global business leaders on how India Inc can beat economic slowdown, Economic Times, August 16, 2013


Move over entitlement, pay-for-performance is back, Career Rocketeer, February 7, 2012


Innovation and Pay-for-performance, World at Work, March 2, 2011


Pay-for-performance is an innovation killer, Talent Management, September 24, 2010


Eliminating pay incentives for CEOs could remove incentive to innovate, Boston Globe, May 10, 2009


Pay-For-Performance Compensation Limits Innovation, Information Week, May 7, 2009


Understanding Mechanisms Underlying Peer Effects


The prices of sports cards and odd collectibles are booming, too, The Economist, February 27, 2021


Investing Responsibly Benefits Everyone, US News, April 30, 2018


Why Do Our Peers’ Financial Decisions Affect Our Own?, Yale Insights, December 11, 2014


Everybody’s Doing It: Peer Effects in Mobile Money Adoption, Financial Access Initiative, May 2, 2014


Gaming and Strategic Opacity in Incentive Provision


Australia’s News Media and Digital Platforms Bargaining Code is Great Politics But Questionable Economics, ProMarket, September 21, 2020


Vital Signs: the power of not being too clear, The Conversation, January 17, 2019


Losing our way: How the cult of the KPI has damaged our moral compass, Sydney Morning Herald, June 15, 2018


The Downside of Full Pay Transparency, Wall Street Journal, August 13, 2017


Can you be a little less specific?, Financial Times, October 28, 2011


A Tale of Two Networks: Common Ownership & Product Market Rivalry


Professor Florian Ederer Receives ESEM Best Paper Award, Yale SOM Media, September 30, 2022


The Rise of the Mutual Fund Is Reducing Corporate Competition and Hurting Consumers, Yale Insights, June 2, 2022


Common Ownership in the U.S. Economy, Equitable Growth, May 25, 2022


A Tale of Two Networks: Common Ownership and Product Market Rivalry, HLS Forum on Corporate Governance, May 20, 2022


The Economic Costs of Common Ownership, ProMarket, March 24, 2022


Interview on Common Ownership, Faculti, March 23, 2022


Equitable Growth announces record $1.39 million in research grants, Equitable Growth, August 30, 2021


Bayesian Persuasion with Lie Detection


Fact Checking Increases Fake News, Marginal Revolution, June 1, 2022


How to Get People to Do What You Want Them to Do, New York Times, May 25, 2022


Trust and Promises over Time


New Study Shows that Trust Can Last, Yale Insights, January 21, 2020


Search Fatigue


New Research Investigates Search Fatigue, UCLA Anderson Review


Antitrust


Antitrust becomes ‘red-hot’ for the US, IFLR, October 5, 2022


Breaking Down The DOJ's American-JetBlue Antitrust Trial, Law 360, September 22, 2022


Amazon is accused of punishing third-party sellers — why that's so hard to prove, Yahoo Finance, September 17, 2022


JetBlue’s $3.8 Billion Spirit Deal Faces Tricky Antitrust Review, Bloomberg, July 29, 2022


Frontier Airlines 'Very Far' From Having Votes For Spirit Merger, Forbes, July 12, 2022


Spirit Airlines winning bidder may need years to recoup price tag, Reuters, July 12, 2022


Spirit Delays Shareholder Vote, Forbes, June 8, 2022


JetBlue And Frontier Boost ‘Wedding Insurance’ Ahead Of Spirit Shareholder Vote, Forbes, June 6, 2022


JetBlue And Spirit Take Their Bickering To Shareholders, Forbes, May 19, 2022


Fortnite is back on the iPhone thanks to Microsoft, Washington Post, May 6, 2022


Biden Antitrust Efforts May Trip Up JetBlue's Spirit Bid, Law360, April 6, 2022


Cutthroat: A Battle for the Future of Antitrust, The Politic, March 21, 2022


Frontier-Spirit Airlines Merger May Test Biden Antitrust Mettle, Law360, February 8, 2021


Bidens Offensive gegen die Macht von Big Tech steht vor der ersten Bewährungsprobe, Handelsblatt, September 9, 2021


Judge finds Apple App Store rules violate antitrust law, MarketWatch, September 14, 2021


What the Epic v. Apple lawsuit means for the gaming industry, Washington Post, September 13, 2021


Epic Leaves a Big Crack in Apple’s Walled Garden, Wired, September 10, 2021


Judge finds Apple App Store rules violate antitrust law, Courthouse News Service, September 10, 2021


Epic苹果庭审复盘 , QQ, May 28, 2021


Connecticut auto dealerships say direct EV sales could wipe out franchise model, Energy News Network, May 28, 2021


Cuộc chiến Apple - Epic Games đến hồi khốc liệt, Thanh Niên, May 27, 2021


The Apple Trial Was Absurd. Apple Really Might Lose It., Slate, May 26, 2021


Epic-Apple's 'Super Bowl Of Antitrust' Trial May Be Watershed, Law360, May 22, 2021


Tim Cook will make first-ever court appearance as Apple CEO in blockbuster Fortnite trial, CNN, May 21, 2021


Understanding legal arguments in Epic v. Apple, Washington Post, May 13, 2021


Illumina, FTC both say lives at stake with Grail deal, but disagree on impact, MLex, May 12, 2021


Time is running out for Epic to make its antitrust case, MarketWatch, May 7, 2021


Here’s Why Skiing Got So Expensive and So Cheap at the Same Time, New York Magazine, February 19, 2020


Facebook abandoned a red-hot app after promising to keep it relevant, Business Insider, January 2, 2020


Sports


Saque, volea y disrupción del mercado laboral, El País, October 25, 2021


He’s One of the NBA’s Best Players. But Should He Play?, Wall Street Journal, February 10, 2019


NBA Stars Are Upending Basketball, Wall Street Journal, February 6, 2019


What Does an Economist Make of the Ice Bucket Challenge?, Yale Insights, August 29, 2014


Teaching


Yale professor uses ‘The Wire’s’ Stringer Bell to teach competitive markets, Fortune, June 4, 2022


Top 40 Most Popular Case Studies of 2019, Yale School of Management, February 24, 2020


The Best MBA Faculty: Yale SOM & Virginia Darden, Poets & Quants, August 7, 2019


Yale SOM Elective Teaching Award 2017-2018, Yale School of Management, May 22, 2018


The Art World Has an HR Problem—Here’s How to Start Fixing It, Artsy, January 3, 2018


P&Q Best 40 Under 40 - Florian Ederer, Poets & Quants, March 26, 2017


Yale SOM Elective Teaching Award 2013-2014, Yale School of Management, May 16, 2014