Matthew W. Chesnes

Economist
Division:
Antitrust I
Phone:
(202) 326-3083
Email Address:
mchesnes@ftc.gov

Selected Publications

  • "Banning Foreign Pharmacies from Sponsored Search: The Online Consumer Response," with Weijia (Daisy) Dai and Ginger Zhe Jin, Marketing Science, Forthcoming.
  • "The FTC's Merger Remedies 2006-2012," 2017.
  • "Direct-to-Consumer Advertising and Online Search," with Ginger Zhe Jin, NBER Working Paper 22582, 2016.
  • "Asymmetric Pass-Through in U.S. Gasoline Prices," Energy Journal, Volume 37, 2016.
  • "The Impact of Outages on Prices and Investment in the US Oil Refining Industry," Energy Economics, 2015.
  • "Gasoline Price Changes and the Petroleum Industry: An Update," 2011. 

Selected Presentations

  • "Direct-to-Consumer Advertising and Online Search," Marketing Science/FTC Economic Conference on Marketing and Consumer Protection. Washington, DC (2016)
  • "Banning Foreign Pharmacies from Sponsored Search: The Online Consumer Response," National Bureau of Economic Research - IO.  Boston, MA (2014)
  • "Consumer Protection or Consumer Frustration? The Impact of Banning Foreign Pharmacies from Sponsored Search," International Industrial Organization Conference. Boston, MA (2013)
  • "Asymmetric Pass-Through in U.S. Gasoline Prices," Oberlin College. Oberlin, OH (2010)

Education

University of Maryland
PhD Economics
2009
The London School of Economics
MS Economics
2002
Kenyon College
BA Economics & Statistics
2001

Fields of Interest

  • Industrial Organization
  • Antitrust
  • Pharmaceutical Advertising
  • Petroleum
  • Internet Search

Professional Experience

Economist
Federal Trade Commission
2009-present

Adjunct Professor
Johns Hopkins University
2010-present

Research Intern
Department of Justice, Antitrust Division
2006-2006

Research Assistant
Federal Reserve Board of Governors
2002-2004