Mary W. Sullivan

Economist
Consumer Protection
Phone:
(202) 326-3200

Selected Publications

  • "Economics at the FTC: Drug and PBM Mergers and Drip Pricing," with Howard A.Shelanski, Joseph Farrell, Daniel Hanner, Christopher J. Metcalf, and Brett W. Wendling, Review of Industrial Organization, 2012.
  • "The Effect of the Big Eight Accounting Firm Mergers on the Market for Audit Services," Journal of Law and Economics, 2002.
  • "How Brand Names Affect the Demand for Twin Automobiles," Journal of Marketing Research, 1998.
  • "Slotting Allowances and the Market for New Products," Journal of Law and Economics, 1997.
  • "The Antecedents and Consequences of Customer Satisfaction for Firms," with Eugene Anderson, The Antecedents and Consequences of Customer Satisfaction for Firms, 1993.
  • "The Measurement and Determinants of Brand Equity: A Financial Approach," with Carol Simon, Marketing Science, 1993.
  • "Brand Extensions: When to Use Them," Management Science, 1992.
  • "Measuring Image Spillovers in Umbrella-Branded Products," Journal of Business, 1990.

Education

University of Chicago
PhD Economics
1987
University of Chicago
MA Economics
1984
Duke University
BA Economics
1977

Fields of Interest

  • Consumer Protection
  • Industrial Organization
  • Antitrust

Professional Experience

Economist
Federal Trade Commission
2010-present


Assistant Professor
The George Washington University
2004-2010


Economist
US Department of Justice
1997-2004


Assistant and Associate Professor
University of Chicago
1987-1997