Each year ACE's academic group of the steering committee attributes an award for the best paper on competition economics. The first prize was awarded in 2008 (overview of past winners). The aims of the award are to promote research in competition economics and recognition for excellence both in theoretical and empirical analysis in this important area of economic policy and to encourage members to stay up to date with the best research.
Selection criteria and prize:
Only papers published in the previous calendar year are eligible. Working papers are not eligible until properly published. Preference is given to publications in refereed journals, although publications in non-refereed journals are not excluded. Relevant elements for the selection are: potential contribution for formulation and actual implementation of competition policy, creativity and originality, and complexity of the matter under analysis. Papers co-authored by members of the Steering Committee of ACE are not eligible.The winner will be announced at the ACE annual conference, receives of 1000€, and is invited to present her/his paper at the conference, with travel and accommodation expenses paid by ACE. In case of a joint paper, the award will be split equally among the authors and they will be invited to designate one for attending the ACE annual meeting and presenting their joint work.
AWARD FOR THE BEST PAPER ON COMPETITION ECONOMICS
Daniel Knutsson, Björn Tyrefors (2022)
Quarterly Journal of Economics 137(4), 2213–2262
Colleen Cunningham, Florian Ederer, & Song Ma (2021)
Journal of Political Economy 129(3), 649-702
Paul J. Eliason, Benjamin Heebsh, Ryan C. McDevitt, & James W. Roberts (2020)
Quarterly Journal of Economics 135(1), 221-67
Thomas G. Wollmann (2019)
American Economic Review: Insights 1(1), 77-94
Gregory S. Crawford, Robin S. Lee, Michael D. Whinston, & Ali Yurukoglu (2018)
"The Welfare Effects of Vertical Integration in Multichannel Television Markets"
Econometrica 86(3), 891-954
Nathan Miller & Mark Weinberg (2017)
"Understanding the price effects of the MillerCoors Joint Venture"
Econometrica 85(6), 1763-1791
Philippe Choné & Laurent Linnemer (2016)
RAND Journal of Economics 47(3), 631-660
Michael D. Grubb (2015):
"Consumer Inattention and Bill-Shock Regulation"
Review of Economic Studies 82(1), 219–257
Jason Allen, Robert Clark, & Jean-François Houde (2013)
"The Effect of Mergers in Search Markets: Evidence from the Canadian Mortgage Industry”
American Economic Review 104(10), 3365-3396
Giacomo Calzolari & Vincenzo Denicolo (2013)
"Competition with Exclusive Contracts and Market-Share Discounts"
American Economic Review 103(6), 2384-2411
Zhijun Chen & Patrick Rey (2012)
"Loss Leading as an Exploitative Practice"
American Economic Review 102(7), 3462-3482
Andrei Hagiu & Bruno Jullien (2011)
RAND Journal of Economics 42(2), 337-362
John Asker (2010)
American Economic Review 100(3), 721-762
Kenneth S. Corts & Lara Lederman (2009)
International Journal of Industrial Organization 27(2), 121-136
James B. Bushell, Erin T. Mansur, & Celeste Saravia (2008)
American Economic Review 98(1), 237-266