William E. Watkins

William E. Watkins

Economist
Division:
Antitrust
Phone:
(202) 326-3173
Email Address:
wwatkins@ftc.gov

Selected Publications

  • "Collusive Pricing Patterns in the US Airline Industry," with Federico Ciliberto and Jonathan Williams, International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2019.

Selected Presentations

  • "The Dynamic Effects of Recycling on Oligopoly Competition: Evidence from the Paper Industry," DC IO Day. Washington, DC (2020)
  • "The Dynamic Effects of Recycling on Oligopoly Competition: Evidence from the Paper Industry," Southern Economic Association. Fort Lauderdale, FL (2019)

Education

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
PhD Economics
2019
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
MS Economics
2015
University of Virginia
BA Economics, Mathematics
2011

Fields of Interest

  • Industrial Organization
  • Antitrust
  • Environmental Economics

Professional Experience

Economist
Federal Trade Commission
2019-Present

Associate
Advanced Analytical Consulting Group
2011-2013