Nathan E. Wilson

Economist
Antitrust I
Phone:
(202) 326-3485
Email Address:
nwilson@ftc.gov

Selected Publications

  • "Decomposing the American Obesity Epidemic," with Thomas G. Koch, FTC Bureau of Economics Working Paper 318, 2013.
  • "For-Profit Status & Industry Evolution in Health Care Markets: Evidence from the Dialysis Industry," FTC Bureau of Economics Working Paper 314, 2013.
  • "Local Market Structure and Strategic Organizational Form Choices," FTC Bureau of Economics Working Paper 311, 2012.
  • "Uncertain regulatory timing and market dynamics," International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2012.
  • "Capture or Contract?: The Early Years of Electric Utility Regulation," with Thomas P. Lyon, Journal of Regulatory Economics, 2012.
  • "The Impact of Vertical Contracting on Firm Behavior: Evidence from Gas Stations," FTC Bureau of Economics Working Paper 310, 2012.
  • "Branding, Cannibalization, and Spatial Preemption: An Application to the Hotel Industry," FTC Bureau of Economics Working Paper 309, 2011.
  • "Gasoline Price Changes and the Petroleum Industry: An Update," 2011.

Selected Presentations

  • "Market Structure as a Determinant of Patient Care Quality," IIOC. Boston, MA (2013)
  • "For-Profit Status & Industry Evolution in Health Care Markets," Department of Justice. Washington, DC (2012)
  • "The Impact of Vertical Contracting on Firm Behavior," Western Economic Association meetings. San Francisco, CA (2012)

Education

University of Michigan
PhD Business Economics
2010
London School of Economics
MS Global (Economic) History
2003
Brown University
BA History
2001

Fields of Interest

  • Industrial Organization
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Applied Microeconometrics

Professional Experience

Economist
Federal Trade Commission
2010-present

Assistant Editor of Antitrust Law Journal
American Bar Association
2013-present

Adjunct Professor
University of Maryland
2013-present

Adjunct Professor
Johns Hopkins University
2011-present

Presidential Management Fellow
Department of Energy
2003-2005