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John Asker

Position(s): Associate Professor, Stern School of Business, NYU New York City, New York Experience & Areas of Interest: John Asker is an Associate Professor of Economics at New York University Stern School of Business, where he teaches classes in empirical industrial organization, strategy research and microeconomics. His research covers topics related to cartel behavior, vertical restraints, procurement design and the effects of industry subsidies. To address these issues, he employs a mix of theoretical and empirical methods. He is currently an Editor of the Journal of Industrial Economics.

Professor Asker has held visiting positions at the Centre of the Study of Industrial Organization at Northwestern University, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Melbourne Business School. He is also a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research and an affiliated faculty member of NYU Abu Dhabi. Outside of the academy he has worked as a political advisor, economic consultant and expert witness.

He has been a member of Stern's faculty since 2004.

  • Ph.D. and M.A., Harvard University
  • B.Ec.(Hons), Australian National University

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