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On the Merger Retrospective Act

Professor John Kwoka says that Congressman Ellison’s newly introduced Merger Retrospective Act is an important step towards improving the effectiveness and transparency of merger policy. ..
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Published On: December 11, 2017 |
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Greater Boston Housing Report Card

The annual report, first introduced in 2002, tracks the strength of the overall economy; the sales, production, prices and rents for housing in Greater Boston as well as state and local publicp olicy aimed at meeting the region’s housing needs…
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Massachusetts economy grows by 5.9 percent, outpaces nation

“Labor markets appear to be nearly back to full employment levels,” noted Alan Clayton-Matthews, MassBenchmarks senior contributing editor and associate professor of economics and Public Policy at Northeastern University. ..
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Published On: November 13, 2017 |
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Unfriendly Skies

Professor John Kwoka speaks on airline deregulation in the November 3, 2017 issue of The American Prospect
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Published On: November 7, 2017 |
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United Nations Trade and Development Report 2017 – Beyond Austerity: Towards A Global New Deal

Professor John Kwoka’s research on efficiencies in mergers and in merger analysis is cited in the 2017 United Nations report on Trade and Development…
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Published On: October 30, 2017 |
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Mars antitrust remedy ‘not even a drop in the bucket’?

Professor John Kwoka weighs in on the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s decision to clear Mars’ proposed acquisiton of VCA, Inc. The VIN News Service, September 27, 2017 ..
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Bust Up America’s Monopolies Before They Do More Harm

Bloomberg View August 3, 2017..
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Published On: August 4, 2017 |
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Massachusetts economy surged in second quarter

According to Prof Clayton-Matthews, the growth in the Massachusetts economy is in line with swings in economic activity in recent years. The Boston Globe July 31, 2017..
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Published On: August 1, 2017 |
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Is Amazon getting too big?

Professor John Kwoka’s research on merger retrospectives is cited in this July 28 Washington Post article…
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Summer jobs for teens wane even as research finds big benefits

In this Christian Science Monitor article, Assistant Professor Sasser Modestino speaks about the advantages of summer employment for youth in Boston…
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Published On: July 20, 2017 |
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