Paolo Ramezzana

Paolo Ramezzana

Economist
Division:
Antitrust
Phone:
(202) 326-3713
Email Address:
pramezzana@ftc.gov

Selected Publications

  • "Entry Deterrence, Domino Effects and Vertical Integration in Markets for Complements”, International Journal of Industrial Organization (Revise and Resubmit), 2020.
  • "Contracting, Exclusivity and Incomplete Distribution Networks," Working Paper, revise and resubmit at Journal of Industrial Economics, 2020.
  • "Labor Market Reform, Job Insecurity, and the Flexibility of the Employment Relationship," with N. Matouschek and F. Robert-Nicoud, European Economic Review, 2009.
  • "The Role of Exclusive Contracts in Facilitating Market Transactions," with N. Matouschek, Journal of Industrial Economics, 2007.

Selected Presentations

  • "Entry Deterrence in Markets for Complements with and without Vertical Integration," DC Industrial Organization Conference. Washington, DC (2019)
  • "Contracting, Exclusivity and the Formation of Supply Networks with Downstream Competition," FTC Microeconomics Conference.  International Industrial Organization Conference, Indianapolis, IN (2018); Washington, DC (2017)
  • "An Overview of the Economics of Price Parity Agreements," International Competition Network Workshop. Rome, Italy (2017)
  • “Upstream Competition and the Facilitating Effects of Vertical Restraints,” Federal Trade Commission. Washington, DC (2015); Department of Justice. Washington, DC (2015); International Industrial Organization Conference. Chicago, IL (2014); DC Industrial Organization Conference. Washington, DC (2014); European Association for Research in Industrial Economics Conference. Milan, Italy (2014);
  • "Anticompetitive Exclusion in Related Markets," International Industrial Organization Conference. Boston, MA (2013)

Education

London School of Economics
PhD Economics
2002
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
MS Economics
1996
University of Turin
BA Economics
1995

Fields of Interest

  • Industrial Organization
  • Labor Economics

Professional Experience

Advisor to the Director of the Bureau of Economics
Federal Trade Commission
2020-Present

Economist
Federal Trade Commission
2015-present

Senior Vice President
Compass Lexecon
2011-2015

Principal
Bates White
2004-2011

Assistant Professor
University of Virginia - Department of Economics
2001-2004