Shawn W. Ulrick

Economist

Selected Publications

  • "The Oaxaca Decomposition Generalized to a Continuous Group Variable," Economics Letters, 2012.
  • "Measuring Price Dynamics: A Guide to Understanding Payer-Physician Claims Data," with Douglas Herman, Journal of Economic and Social Measurement, 2012.
  • "Merger Control in the European Union and the United States: Just the Facts," with Mats Bergman, Maria Jakobsson, and Malcolm B. Coate, European Competition Journal, 2011.
  • "Comparing Merger Policies in the European Union and the United States," with Mats Bergman, Maria Jakobsson, and Malcolm B. Coate, Review of Industrial Organization, 2010.
  • "Aggregation in Demand," European Competition Journal, 2010.
  • "Do Court Decisions Drive the Federal Trade Commission's Enforcement Policy on Merger Settlements?," with Malcolm B. Coate, Review of Industrial Organization, 2009.
  • "Using Semiparametric Methods in an Analysis of Earnings Mobility," Econometrics Journal, 2008.
  • "Influential Evidence in Merger Enforcement at the Federal Trade Commission," with Malcolm B. Coate, Issues in Competition Law and Policy, Wayne Dale Collins, ed., 2008.
  • "Transparency at the Federal Trade Commission: The Horizontal Merger Review Process 1996-2003," with Malcolm B. Coate, Antitrust Law Journal, 2006.
  • "A Nonparametric Analysis of the Black/White Wage Gap," Applied Economics Letters, 2005.
  • "Slotting Allowances in the Retail Grocery Industry," 2003.
  • "A primer on AIDS-based Models in Antitrust"

Selected Presentations

  • Various, Canadian Economics Association. Canada
  • "Horizontal Merger Enforcement at FTC," International Industrial Organization Conference. Atlanta (2005)
  • "Using Semiparametric Methods in an Analysis of Earnings Mobility," ESRC Econometric Study Group Conference. Bristol, England (2000)

Education

University of Iowa
PhD Economics/Econometrics
2001
University of St. Thomas
BA Mathematics/Economics
1996

Professional Experience

Economist
Federal Trade Commission
2001-present

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Georgetown University
2004-present

Teaching Assistant for Ph.D. econometrics course
University of Iowa
2000-2001

Research Consultant in labor economics litigation
George R. Neumann and Associates
1999-2001