Daniel P. O'Brien

Compass Lexecon

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555 12th Street NW

Washington, DC 20004

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

20

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7,507

SSRN CITATIONS

57

CROSSREF CITATIONS

78

Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

The Competitive Effects of Common Ownership: We Know Less than We Think

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Feb 2017
Daniel P. O'Brien and Keith Waehrer
Compass Lexecon and Bates White Economic Consulting
Downloads 1,502 (15,081)
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Common Ownership, Antitrust, Mergers, Partial Acquisitions, Corporate Governance

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The Competitive Effects of Common Ownership: Economic Foundations and Empirical Evidence

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Jul 2017
Pauline Kennedy, Daniel P. O'Brien, Minjae Song and Keith Waehrer
Bates White Economic Consulting, Compass Lexecon, Bates White Economic Consulting and Bates White Economic Consulting
Downloads 1,390 (17,039)
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Price, concentration, common ownership, partial ownership, mergers

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A Comparative Study of United States and European Union Approaches to Vertical Policy

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Apr 2005
James C. Cooper, Luke M. Froeb, Daniel P. O'Brien and Michael Vita
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Compass Lexecon and U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
Downloads 850 (34,845)
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A Paradox in Measuring Corporate Control

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Sep 2000
John E. Parsons, Christopher Maxwell and Daniel P. O'Brien
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Charles River Associates and Compass Lexecon
Downloads 576 (58,362)
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Corporate control, shapley value, cross ownership

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Vertical Restrictions and Antitrust Policy: What About the Evidence?

Competition Policy International, Vol. 1, No. 2, Autumn 2005, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 05-32
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Oct 2005
James C. Cooper, Luke M. Froeb, Daniel P. O'Brien and Michael Vita
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Compass Lexecon and U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
Downloads 569 (59,265)

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Citation 6

Vertical Antitrust Policy as a Problem of Inference

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-12
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Apr 2005
James C. Cooper, Luke M. Froeb, Daniel P. O'Brien and Michael Vita
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Compass Lexecon and U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
Downloads 377 (96,532)
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Vertical Antitrust Policy as a Problem of Inference

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-12
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Jun 2005
James C. Cooper, Luke M. Froeb, Daniel P. O'Brien and Michael Vita
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Compass Lexecon and U.S. Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
Downloads 188 (197,299)

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Price-Concentration Analysis: Ending the Myth, and Moving Forward

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Jul 2017
Daniel P. O'Brien
Compass Lexecon
Downloads 399 (91,169)
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Price concentration, structure conduct performance, mergers, partial ownership

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A Critical Analysis of Critical Loss Analysis

FTC Bureau of Economics Working Paper No. 254
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Aug 2003
Daniel P. O'Brien and Abraham L. Wickelgren
Compass Lexecon and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 356 (103,909)
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Critical Loss Analysis

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Does Price Discrimination Intensify Competition? Implications for Antitrust

Antitrust Law Journal, Vol. 72, No. 2, pp. 327-373, 2005, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 14-30
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 24 Jul 2014
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management, Compass Lexecon and Vanderbilt University - Department of Mathematics
Downloads 253 (149,225)
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antitrust, competition, consumer location, market power, merger, monopoly, oligopoly, spatial competitors, spatial price discrimination, Robinson-Patman Act

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The Welfare Effects of Third Degree Price Discrimination in Intermediate Good Markets: The Case of Bargaining

FTC Bureau of Economics Working Paper No. 245
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Jul 2003
Daniel P. O'Brien
Compass Lexecon
Downloads 187 (198,351)
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Price discrimination, bargaining

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Conditional Pricing Practices – A Short Primer

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2017
Patrick DeGraba, Patrick Greenlee and Daniel P. O'Brien
Federal Trade Commission - Antitrust I, U.S. Department of Justice - Antitrust Division and Compass Lexecon
Downloads 175 (210,105)

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Bundling; Tying; Market Share Discount; All-Units Discounts; Exclusive Dealing; Loyalty Discounts; Conditional Pricing Practice

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Bargaining, Bundling, and Clout: The Portfolio Effects of Horizontal Mergers

FTC Bureau of Economics Working Paper No. 266
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Apr 2004
Daniel P. O'Brien and Greg Shaffer
Compass Lexecon and University of Rochester - Simon Business School
Downloads 175 (210,105)
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All-Units Discounts and Double Moral Hazard

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2017
Daniel P. O'Brien
Compass Lexecon
Downloads 130 (267,821)
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All-units discounts, retroactive rebates, double marginalization, double moral hazard, principal-agent

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Tying, Bundling, and Double Marginalization

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 May 2018
Daniel P. O'Brien and Greg Shaffer
Compass Lexecon and University of Rochester - Simon Business School
Downloads 123 (279,139)

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Tying, Bundling, Double Marginalization, Monopoly, Nonlinear Pricing

15.

Privacy in Online Markets: A Welfare Analysis of Demand Rotations

FTC Bureau of Economics Working Paper No. 323
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Aug 2014
Daniel P. O'Brien and Doug Smith
Compass Lexecon and Government of the United States of America - Federal Trade Commission
Downloads 102 (318,137)
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Privacy, Disclosure, Product Design, Advertising, Demand Rotation, Product Attributes

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The Economics of Vertical Restraints in Digital Markets

The Global Antitrust Institute Report on the Digital Economy 9
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 19 Nov 2020
Daniel P. O'Brien
Compass Lexecon
Downloads 96 (330,778)

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Agency Pricing and Bargaining: Evidence from the E-Book Market

NET Institute Working Paper No. 18-14, Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 18-90
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Nov 2018
Clemson University, Compass Lexecon and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy
Downloads 51 (465,128)
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e-books, agency agreements, vertical restraints, bargaining

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Vertical Mergers with Bilateral Contracting and Upstream and Downstream Investment

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2021
Mark A. Israel and Daniel P. O'Brien
Compass Lexecon and Compass Lexecon
Downloads 8 (717,729)

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Vertical mergers, Bilateral contracting externalities, Hold-up, Moral hazard

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The Welfare Effects of Use-or-Lose Provisions in Markets with Dominant Firms

U.S. Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Economics, Working Paper No. 299
Posted: 04 Feb 2010
Daniel P. O'Brien and Ian L. Gale
Compass Lexecon and Georgetown University - Department of Economics

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Dominant firm, use-or-lose provision, acquisition, merger, divestiture

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Competitive Effects of Partial Ownership: Financial Interest and Corporate Control

Posted: 25 Nov 1999
Steven C. Salop and Daniel P. O'Brien
Georgetown University Law Center and Compass Lexecon

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