Nathan E. Wilson

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

Biography

Selected Publications

  • "The Quality of Institutions and Organizational Form Decisions: Evidence from Within the Firm," with Francine Lafontaine and Rozenn Perrigot, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Forthcoming.
  • "For-Profit Status & Industry Evolution in Health Care Markets: Evidence from the Dialysis Industry," International Journal of Health Economics and Management, 2016.
  • "Market Structure as a Determinant of Patient Care Quality," The American Journal of Health Economics, forthcoming.
  • "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.
  • "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.
  • "Can the Timing of Negotiations Impact the Consequences of Mergers?," Managerial and Decision Economics, 2014.
  • "The Importance of Substitution in Assessing Health Care Provider Mergers," with Brett Wendling, Antitrust Bulletin, 2014.
  • "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.
  • "Gasoline Price Changes and the Petroleum Industry: An Update," 2011.

Selected Presentations

  • "Industrial Reorganization: Learning about Substitution Patterns from Natural Experiments," Quantitative Marketing & Economics. Chicago, IL (2016)
  • "Market Structure as a Determinant of Patient Care Quality," ASHEcon. Los Angeles, CA (2014)
  • "How Physician Acquisitions by Hospital Systems Affect Health Outcomes and Total Costs for Medicare Recipients," Seventh Annual Searle Antitrust Economics Conference. Chicago, IL (2014)

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

Senior Editor of Antitrust Law Journal
American Bar Association
2016-present

Adjunct Professor
Johns Hopkins University
2011-present

Presidential Management Fellow
Department of Energy
2003-2005