Aileen Thompson

Acting Assistant Director
Antitrust II
Phone:
(202) 326-3769
Email Address:
athompson@ftc.gov

Selected Publications

  • "The Effect of Hospital Mergers on Inpatient Prices:  A Case Study of the New Hanover-Cape Fear Transaction," International Journal of the Economics of Business, 2010.
  • "Import Competition and Market Power:  Canadian Evidence," North American Journal of Economics and Finance, 2002.
  • "Market Evaluations of a European Monetary Union," with Filip Abraham, Quiet Pioneering:  Robert M. Stern and His International Economic Legacy, 1997.
  • "The Impact of the Lifetime Capital Gains Exemption on Capital Markets," with Kenneth McKenzie, Canadian Public Policy, 1995.
  • "Dividend Taxation and Equity Value," with Kenneth McKenzie, Dividend Taxation and Equity Value, 1995.
  • "Trade Liberalization, Comparative Advantage, and Scale Economies:  Stock Market Evidence from Canada," Journal of International Economics, 1994.
  • "The Anticipated Sectoral Impact of the Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement:  An Event Study Analysis," Canadian Journal of Economics, 1993.

Education

University of Michigan
PhD Economics
1991
University of Michigan
MA Economics
1986
Smith College
BA Economics
1984

Professional Experience

Deputy Assistant Director
Federal Trade Commission
2004-present


Economist
Federal Trade Commission
1999-2004


Associate Professor
Carleton University, Ottawa
1997-1999


Assistant Professor
Carleton University, Ottawa
1992-1997


Assistant Professor
University of Toronto
1990-1992