John Kwoka

John Kwoka

Finnegan Distinguished Professor of Economics
education Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania
Mailing address 308 LA
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

John E. Kwoka is the Neal F. Finnegan Distinguished Professor of Economics.  Prof. Kwoka is the author or editor of three books and more than 75 articles in the areas of industrial economics, antitrust, and regulation.  He is presently a research fellow of the American Antitrust Institute, and on the boards of Industrial Organization Society and the Review of Industrial Organization.  He previously served as president of the Industrial Organization Society, vice president of the Southern Economics Association, editor of the Review of Industrial Organization, a research fellow at the University of Amsterdam, and a member of the Advisory Council to the Competition Commission of Mauritius.  He has taught at several universities as well as working at the Federal Trade Commission, the Antitrust Division of the Justice Department, and the Federal Communications Commission.  He writes and lectures widely on issues in antitrust, regulation, the financial crisis, and other public policy matters.

Selected Publications

“Rockonomics: The Ticketmaster-Live Nation Merger and the Rock Concert Business”, The Antitrust Revolution, J. Kwoka and L. White, eds, 2014.

“Does Merger Control Work? A Retrospective on U.S. Enforcement Actions and Merger Outcomes”, Antitrust Law Journal, 2013.

The Antitrust Revolution, co-edited with L.J. White

Mergers and Merger Remedies, forthcoming (MIT Press)

“Does Merger Control Work?” Antitrust Law Journal

“Rockonomics:  The Ticketmaster-Live Nation Merger,” in The Antitrust Revolution

“Incentive Regulation, Service Quality, and Standards in U.S. Electricity Distribution,” with A. Martiroyson, Journal of Regulatory Economics

“The Auto Industry under Duress:  Fit or Finished?” Competition Policy International

Selected Honors & Awards

Jerry S. Cohen Award for Antitrust Scholarship, American Antitrust Institute, 2014.

Award for Meritorious Service, Federal Communications Commission

Columbian Professorship, George Washington University

Distinguished Service Award, Industrial Organization Society

Professional Associations & Affiliations

Industrial Organization Society

American Economics Association

Southern Economics Association

European Association for Research in Industrial Economics

American Bar Association, Antitrust Section