Nathan Wilson

Nathan E. Wilson

Deputy Assistant Director
Division:
Antitrust
Phone:
(202) 326-3485
Email Address:
nwilson@ftc.gov

Selected Publications

  • "Prices for Medical Services Vary Within Hospitals, but Vary More Across Them," with Matthew Panhans and Ted Rosenbaum, Medical Care Research and Review, 2019.
  • "Physician Market Concentration and Patient Welfare: An Examination of Medicare Beneficiaries," with Brett Wendling and Tom Koch, Health Services Research, 2018.
  • "How Vertical Integration Affects the Quantity and Cost of Care for Medicare Beneficiaries," with Brett Wendling and Tom Koch, Journal of Health Economics, 2017.
  • "The Quality of Institutions and Organizational Form Decisions: Evidence from Within the Firm," with Francine Lafontaine and Rozenn Perrigot, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 2017.
  • "For-Profit Status & Industry Evolution in Health Care Markets: Evidence from the Dialysis Industry," International Journal of Health Economics and Management, 2017. 
  • "Market Structure as a Determinant of Patient Care Quality," The American Journal of Health Economics, 2016.
  • "Narrow Networks on the Health Insurance Exchanges: What Do They Look Like and How Do They Affect Pricing? A Case Study of Texas," with Leemore Dafny and Igal Hendel, American Economic Review: Papers & Proceedings, 2015.
  • "Local Market Structure and Strategic Organizational Form Choices: Evidence from Gasoline Stations," International Journal of the Economics of Business, 2015.
  • "Vertical Separation Increases Gasoline Prices," Economic Inquiry, 2015.
  • "Uncertain regulatory timing and market dynamics," International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2012.

Selected Presentations

  • "Reduced Demand Uncertainty and the Sustainability of Collusion: How AI Could Affect Competition," International Industrial Organization Conference. Boston, MA (2019)
  • "How Do Machine Learning Algorithms Perform in Changing Environments? Evidence from Disaster Induced Hospital Closures," Conference on Health IT and Analytics. Washington, DC (2018)
  • "The Impact of Competition on Investment: Evidence from California Hospitals," North American Summer Meeting of the Econometric Society. Davis, CA (2018)

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
  • Antitrust
  • Applied Microeconometrics

Professional Experience

Deputy Assistant Director
Federal Trade Commission
2018-Present

Commissioner Advisor
Federal Trade Commissioner
2015-2018

Economist
Federal Trade Commission
2010-Present

Senior Editor
Antitrust Law Journal
2016-Present

Adjunct Professor
Johns Hopkins University
2011-Present