Faculdade de Economia do Porto

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4200-464 Porto, PORTUGAL

Telephone: +351 225 571 100

Fax: +351 225 505 050

Email: hvasconcelos@fep.up.pt

 

Helder Vasconcelos

Curriculum Vitae

Research

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Helder Vasconcelos is Professor of Economics at Faculdade de Economia do Porto and Research Associate at the Centre for Economics and Finance at UP. His research interests are in Competition Policy and Industrial Organization issues.

 

Research

Publications

“Why do Entrepreneurs Choose Risky R&D Projects - But Still Not Risky Enough” (with Erika Färnstrand Damsgaard, Per Hjertstrand, Pehr-Johan Norbäck and Lars Persson), The Economic Journal, Forthcoming. PDF Copy

“Analysis of Consumer Preferences for Mobile Communication Plans Using a Discrete Choice Experiment” (with João Confraria and Tiago Ribeiro), Telecommunications Policy, Vol. 41, Issue 3, April 2017, pp. 157-169.

“Sustaining Collusion in Markets with Entry Driven by Demand Growth” (with João Correia-da-Silva and Joana Pinho), Journal of Economics, Vol.118, Issue 1, May 2016, pp.1-34.

“Determinants of Customer Price Sensitivity: An Empirical Analysis” (with Sérgio Dominique-Ferreira and João F. Proença), Journal of Services Marketing, Vol. 30, Issue 3, 2016, pp. 327-340.

“Price Discrimination under Customer Recognition and Mergers” (with Rosa Branca Esteves), Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 24, Issue 3, Fall 2015, pp. 523-549.

“Exclusionary Pricing in Markets with Interdependent Demands”, Economics Letters, Vol. 134, September 2015, pp. 24-28.

“Reference Pricing in the Presence of Pseudo-Generics” (with Ricardo Gonçalves and Vasco Rodrigues), International Journal of Health Economics and Management, Vol. 15, Issue 3, September 2015, pp. 281-305.

“Mergers in Stackelberg Markets with Efficiency Gains” (with Mariana Cunha), Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, June 2015, Vol. 15, Issue 2, pp. 105-134.

“Is Exclusionary Pricing Anticompetitive in Two-Sided Markets?, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol. 40, May 2015, pp. 1-10.

“Inter-Firm Bundling and Vertical Product Differentiation” (with Duarte Brito), Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 117, Issue 1, January 2015, pp. 1-27.

“How Should Cartels React to Entry Triggered by Demand Growth?” (with João Correia-da-Silva and Joana Pinho), The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy (Contributions), Volume 15, Issue 1, January 2015, pp. 209-255.

“Asymmetric Collusion with Growing Demand” (with António Brandão and Joana Pinho), Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, Vol. 14, Issue 4, December 2014, pp. 429-472

“Bundled Discounts: Strategic Substitutes or Complements?” (with Duarte Brito), Economics Letters, 124, Issue 2, August 2014, pp. 278-282.

“Divesting Ownership in a Rival” (with Duarte Brito and Luís Cabral), International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol. 34, May 2014, pp. 9-24.

“Measuring Unilateral Effects in Partial Horizontal Acquisitions” (with Duarte Brito and Ricardo Ribeiro), International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol. 33, March 2014, pp. 22-36. IJIO Best Paper Award 2015

“Anticompetitive Effects of Pseudo-Generics” (with Vasco Rodrigues and Ricardo Gonçalves), Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, Vol. 14, Issue 1, March 2014, pp. 83-98.

“Can the Failing Firm Defence Rule be Counterproductive?, Oxford Economic Papers, April 2013, Vol. 65(2), pp. 567-593.

“Endogenous Mergers and Collusion in Asymmetric Market Structures” (with Mattias Ganslandt and Lars Persson), Economica, October 2012, Vol. 79, Issue 316, pp. 766-791.

“Consumer-Surplus-Enhancing Collusion and Trade” (with George Deltas and Alberto Salvo), RAND Journal of Economics, Summer 2012, Vol. 43, No. 2, pp. 315-328.

“Social-Welfare-Enhancing Collusion and Trade” (with George Deltas and Alberto Salvo), In: Recent Advances in the Analysis of Competition Policy and Regulation, edited by Joseph E. Harrington, Yannis Katsoulacos, and Pierre Regibeau, Elgar Publishing, 2012, 140-160.

“Vertical Integration and Right of First Refusal” (with Luís Cabral), Economics Letters, 113, Issue 1, October 2011, pp. 50-53.

“Efficiency Gains and Structural Remedies in Merger Control”, Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 58, Issue 4, December 2010, pp. 742-766.

“Sequential Cross-Border Mergers” (with Eileen Fumagalli), International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol. 27, Issue 2, March 2009, pp. 175-187.

“Sustaining Collusion in Growing Markets”, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Volume 17, Number 4, Winter 2008, 973–1010.

“Merger Remedies in the EU: An Overview” (with Massimo Motta and Michele Polo), Antitrust Bulletin, Vol. 52, Nos. 3 & 4, Fall-Winter 2007, pp. 603-631.

“Endogenous Mergers in Endogenous Sunk Cost Industries”, International Journal of Industrial Organization, March 2006, Vol. 24, Issue 2, pp. 227-250. The Paul Geroski Best Article" Prize for the best paper published in 2006

“Efficiency Gains and Myopic Antitrust Authority in a Dynamic Merger Game” (with Massimo Motta), International Journal of Industrial Organization, December 2005, Vol. 23, Issues 9-10, pp. 777-801.

“Tacit Collusion, Cost Asymmetries, and Mergers, RAND Journal of Economics, Spring 2005, Vol. 36, No. 1, pp. 39-62.

“Entry Effects on Cartel Stability and the Joint Executive Committee”, Review of Industrial Organization, May 2004, Vol. 24, Issue 3, pp. 219-241. Industrial Organization Society's Best Paper/Younger Scholar Award

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Working Papers

“Welfare Decreasing Mergers between Producers of Complementary Goods” (with Pedro Pita Barros and Duarte Brito) PDF Copy

“Unilateral Effects Screens for Partial Horizontal Acquisitions: The Generalized HHI and GUPPI” (with Duarte Brito, António Osório and Ricardo Ribeiro) PDF Copy

“Competitive Effects of Partial Control in an Input Supplier” (with Duarte Brito and Luís Cabral) PDF Copy

“Quantifying the Coordinated Effects of Partial Horizontal Acquisitions” (with Duarte Brito and Ricardo Ribeiro) PDF Copy, Vox Column

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Current Research Projects

“The Entrepreneur’s Dilemma: Licensing vs Commercialization by Entry” (with Pedro Gonzaga)

“Why Antidumping Provisions Help Create Export Cartels” (with Liliane Giardino-Karlinger)

“Collusion in the Labor Market” (with António Brandão and Pedro Gonzaga)

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Teaching

Industrial Organization

Ph.D. in Business and Management Studies

Faculdade de Economia do Porto

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Microeconomics II

PhD in Economics

Faculdade de Economia do Porto

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