Prof. Joseph E. Harrington, PhD, is research associate at ZEW. He is a Professor of Business Economics & Public Policy at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. His research has been published in many leading journals including the American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, and the RAND Journal of Economics. His current research focuses on collusion and cartels, with the objectives of understanding observed collusive practices and cartel formation, developing observable markers of collusion, and designing competition policy to deter and disable cartels. His research is on the interface of theory and practice and has been presented before competition authorities throughout the world including those of Chile, Japan, South Africa, Spain, the EU, and the U.S. Professor Harrington has given many keynote addresses on the topic of collusion and cartels including the Bayard Wickliffe Heath Memorial Lecture at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, the Conference Policy Lecture at the European Conference in Competition & Regulation and plenary talks at the annual meetings of the European Association for Industrial Economists (EARIE) and the Annual Competition Commission, Competition Tribunal and Mandela Institute Conference on Competition Law, Economics and Policy. Currently President of the Industrial Organization Society, Professor Harrington has performed extensive service on editorial boards in the field of industrial organization in the role of co-editor at the RAND Journal of Economics and the International Journal of Industrial Organization and associate editor at the Journal of Economics and Management Strategy. He is a co-author of Economics of Regulation and Antitrust and the author of Games, Strategies, and Decision Making.

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