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Owen, B. M.
“Determining Optimal Access to Regulated Essential Facilities,” 58 Antitrust Law Journal 887, 1989.

Neuberger, J. A. and G. C. Zimmerman
“The California Deposit Rate Mystery,” FRBSF Weekly Letter, January 27, 1989.

Neuberger, J. A.
“FIRREA and Deposit Insurance Reform,” FRBSF Weekly Letter, December 1, 1989.

Neuberger, J. A.
“Corporate Investment,” FRBSF Weekly Letter, June 30, 1989.

Neuberger, J. A.
“Capital Market Imperfections and the q-Theory of Investment: Theory and Evidence,” Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Working Papers in Applied Economics, #89-03, 1989.

McFarland, H. B.
“The Effects of U.S. Railroad Deregulation on Shippers, Labor, and Capital,” Journal of Regulatory Economics, (September 1989).

Keeley, M. C. and J. A. Neuberger
“The Thrift Insurance Crisis,” FRBSF Weekly Letter, March 31, 1989.

Hurdle, G. J., R.L. Johnson, A.S. Joskow, G.J. Werden and M.A. Williams
“Concentration, Potential Entry and Performance in the Airline Industry,” The best model for explaining airline fares is found to be one in which the measure of market concentration takes into account not only the number and size distribution of incumbents, but also the number of potential entrants not significantly disadvantaged due to economies of scale and scope.  The hypothesis that all city-pair markets are perfectly contestable is rejected. Journal of Industrial Economics, V. 38, December, 1989.

Hilke, J. and Nelson, P. B.
“An Empirical Note from Case Documents on the Economies of Network Television Advertising,” Review of Industrial Organization, 1989.

Stockum, S. and J. Langenfeld
“The Use of Customer Complaints in Antitrust Analysis,” Federal Bar Association Antitrust & Trade Regulation Section Report, Spring 1989.

Morris, J. R.
“Enforcement of Property Rights and the Provision of Public Good Attributes,” Information Economics and Policy 3 (1988): 91-108.

McFarland, H. B.
“Evaluating Q as an Alternative to the Rate of Return in Measuring Profitability,” Review of Economics and Statistics, (November 1988).

Hilke, J. and Nelson, P. B.
“Diversification and Predation,” Journal of Industrial Economics, 1988.

Hay, G., J. Hilke and P. B Nelson
“Geographic Market Definition in an International Context,” Kent-Chicago Law Review, 1988.

Baumann, M. G. and M. Williams
“Output-Inflation Tradeoffs in 34 Countries: Comment,” Journal of Economics and Business, Vol. 40, No. 1 (Feb. 1988), pp. 97-101.

Baumann, M. G. and M. Schwartz
“Entry-Deterrence Externalities and Relative Firm Size,” International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol. 6, No. 2 (June 1988), pp. 181-197.

Smith, D.D., R.N. Clarke, M.J. Simon, and F. Warren-Boulton
“Sources of the ‘Crisis’ in Liability Insurance:  An Economic Analysis,” The Yale Journal on Regulation, Summer 1988.

Smith, D. D. and Richard Johnson
“Antitrust Division Merger Procedures and Policy, 1968-84,” Antitrust Bulletin, Winter 1987.

Siwek, S. E. and S. S. Wildman
“The Privatization of European Television: Effects on International Markets for Programs,” Columbia Journal of World Business, Vol. XXII, No. 3, Fall 1987.

Owen, B. M.
Book Review of A. Brown, Commercial Media in Australia: Economics, Ownership, Technology and Regulation, 17 Economic Analysis and Policy (n.s.) 105, March 1987.

Owen, B. M.
“Economists as Trustbusters?” Wall Street Journal, January 22, 1987.

McFarland, H. B.
“The Economics of Vertical Restraints and Relationships Between Connecting Railroads,” The Logistics and Transportation Review, (January 1987).

McFarland, H. B.
“Did Railroad Deregulation Lead to Monopoly Pricing? An Application of Q,” Journal of Business, (July 1987).

Hurdle, G. J., R.L. Johnson, A.S. Joskow and M.A. Williams
“Explaining and Predicting Airline Yields with Nonparametric Regression Trees.” Regression trees are used to explain and predict airline yields using 1985 data for all non-stop city pairs out of St. Louis. We find that the estimated regression trees explain more of the variation in yields than the linear regressions. Economics Letters, V. 24, 1987.

Hilke, J. and Nelson, P. B.
“Caveat Innovator: Strategic and Structural Characteristics of New Product Introductions,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 1987.

Baumann, M. G., G. Werden and M. Williams
“Rankings of Economics Departments by Field,” The American Economist, Vol. 31, No. 1 (Spring 1987), pp. 56-61.

McFarland, H. B.
“Ramsey Pricing of Inputs with Downstream Monopoly Power and Regulation: Implications for Railroad Rate Setting,” Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, (January 1986).

Harris, B. C.
“Recent Railroad Decisions: An Increased Concern About Competition,” Regulatory Reform, American Bar Association, November 1986.

Greenhalgh, P. R. and B. M. Owen
“Competitive Policy Considerations in Cable Television Franchising,” 4 Contemporary Policy Issues 69, April 1986.

Stockum, S. and C. Chen
“Selectivity, Market Timing, and Random Beta Behavior of Mutual Funds: A Generalized Model,” with Carl Chen, Journal of Financial Research, Spring, 1986.

Shin, R.T.
“An Econometric Methodology for Estimating Local Telephone Costs,” Proceedings of Fifth NARUC Biennial Regulatory Information Conference, Columbus, OH, National Regulatory Research Institute, 1986.

Owen, B. M.
“Recent Developments in Cable Television Regulation,” 1 Regulatory Reform: The ABA Section of Antitrust Law Industry Regulation Committee Newsletter, December 1985.

Owen, B. M.
“Cable Competition at Sufferance of Cities,” Wall Street Journal, May 9, 1985.

McFarland, H. B.
“Transportation Costs for U.S. Imports from Developed and Developing Countries,” Journal of Development Studies, (July 1985).

Godek, P. E.
“Industry Structure and Redistribution through Trade Restrictions,” Journal of Law & Economics, October 1985.

Owen, B. M.
Book Review of F. Fisher, et al., Folded, Spindled, and Mutilated: Economic Analysis of U.S. v. IBM, Sloan Management Review, Winter 1984.

Owen, B. M.
“Give AT&T the Freedom It Didn’t Want,” Wall Street Journal, December 6, 1984.

Owen, B. M.
“Cynicism and Credulity in Explaining Regulation,” in The Political Economy of Regulation: Private Interests in the Regulatory Process, FTC Law and Economics Conf., March 1984.

McFarland, H. B.
“Transportation Costs and Processing,” Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, (September 1984).

Hilke, J. and Nelson, P. B.
“Noisy Advertising and the Predation Rule in Antitrust Analysis,” American Economic Review, 1984.

Hall, W. P.
“The Learning Curve, Demand Growth, and Market Concentration,” Economic Policy Office Discussion Paper, 83-4; International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2, 1984, 147-157.

Braeutigam, R., B. M. Owen and J. Panzar
“An Economic Analysis of Alternative Fee Shifting Systems,” 47 Law and Contemporary Problems 801, 1984.

Noll, R. G. and B. M. Owen
“What Makes Reform Happen?” Regulation, March/April 1983.

Noll, R. G. and B. M. Owen
“How Roles Grew in a TV Rule-Making Drama,” Wall Street Journal, October 19, 1983.

Harris, B. C.
“Organization: The Effect on Large Corporations,” UMI Research Press, 1983.

Baumann, M. G., C. Alt and M. Zimmerman
“The Economics of Western Coal Severance Taxes,” The Journal of Business, Vol. 56, No. 4 (Oct. 1983), pp. 519-536.

Davis, J. L.
“Regulatory Reform and Congressional Control of Regulation,” New England Law Review, November 1982.

Hilke, J. and Nelson, P. B.
“Antitrust Policy and the Market Concentration Doctrine: A Reply,” Business Economics, 1981.