Matthew T. Jones

Deputy Assistant Director
Division:
Consumer Protection
Email Address:
mjones1@ftc.gov

Selected Publications

  • "Consumer Perception of “Recycled Content” and “Organic” Claims," 2016.
  • "Revealed Reputations in Finitely-Repeated Prisoners' Dilemmas," with Caleb Cox, Kevin Pflum and P.J. Healy, Economic Theory, 2015.
  • "Strategic Complexity and Cooperation: An Experimental Study," Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2014.
  • "'Nobody goes there anymore - it's too crowded:' Level-k Thinking in the Restaurant Game," FTC Bureau of Economics Working Paper No. 315, 2013.
  • "Bidding Fever in eBay Auctions of Amazon.com Gift Certificates," Economics Letters, 2011.

Education

Ohio State University
PhD Economics
2012
Ohio State University
MA Economics
2008
Saint Vincent College
BS Economics, Mathematics
2007

Fields of Interest

  • Microeconomics
  • Experiments and Surveys
  • Bounded Rationality
  • Economics of the Auto Industry

Professional Experience

Deputy Assistant Director
Federal Trade Commission
2017-present

Economic Advisor to Commissioner Julie Brill
Federal Trade Commission
2015-2016

Economist
Federal Trade Commission
2012-2017