Florian Ederer

Allen and Kelli Questrom Professor in Markets, Public Policy & Law

I am the Allen and Kelli Questrom Professor in Markets, Public Policy & Law at Boston University, an NBER research associate, a CEPR fellow, and an ECGI research member.

My research focuses on what drives and hinders innovation, both in and outside organizations with a particular emphasis on antitrust.

    Publications
  • Ederer, F., Pellegrino, B. (2023). "The Great Start-up Sellout and the Rise of Oligopoly", AEA Papers and Proceedings, 113 274-278
  • Antón, M., Ederer, F., Giné, M., Pellegrino, B. (2023). "Mergers and Acquisitions under Common Ownership", AEA Papers and Proceedings, 113 294-298
  • Antón, M., Ederer, F., Giné, M., Schmalz, M. (2023). "Common Ownership, Competition, and Top Management Incentives", Journal of Political Economy, 131 (5), 1294-1355
  • Ederer, F., Schneider, F. (2022). "Trust and Promises over Time", American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 14 (3), 304-320
  • Ederer, F., Min, W. (2022). "Bayesian Persuasion with Lie Detection", SSRN Electronic Journal
  • Cunningham, C., Ederer, F., Ma, S. (2021). "Killer Acquisitions", Journal of Political Economy, 129 (3), 649-702
  • Ederer, F., Pellegrino, B. (2021). "A Tale of Two Networks: Common Ownership and Product Market Rivalry", SSRN Electronic Journal
  • Carlin, B., Ederer, F. (2019). "Search Fatigue", Review of Industrial Organization, 54 (3), 485-508
  • Ederer, F., Holden, R., Meyer, M. (2018). "Gaming and strategic opacity in incentive provision", The RAND Journal of Economics, 49 (4), 819-854
  • Anton, M., Ederer, F., Gine, M., Schmalz, M. (2018). "Innovation: The Bright Side of Common Ownership?", SSRN Electronic Journal
    Research Presentations
  • Van Alstyne, M. , Ederer, F. , Braid, N. , Cardell, S. , Loriot, G. Platform Antitrust & Regulation, Charles River Associates Regulation Conference, Brussels, Belgium, 2023
  • Ederer, F. Anonymity and Identity Online, BU Questrom MPPL Seminar, 2023
  • Ederer, F. Anonymity and Identity Online, Toronto Rotman School of Management, 2023
  • Ederer, F. Anonymity and Identity Online, NBER Summer Institute, 2023
  • Ederer, F. The Great Start-up Sellout and the Rise of Oligopoly, Bates White Antitrust Conference, Washington, DC, 2023
  • Ederer, F. A Tale of Two Networks: Common Ownership and Product Market Rivalry, HEC, 2023
  • Ederer, F. The Great Startup Sellout and the Rise of Oligopoly, German Bundeskartellamt, 2023
  • Ederer, F. A Tale of Two Networks: Common Ownership and Product Market Rivalry, University College London, 2023
  • Ederer, F. A Tale of Two Networks: Common Ownership and Product Market Rivalry, University of Washington Foster School of Business, 2023
  • Ederer, F. A Tale of Two Networks: Common Ownership and Product Market Rivalry, Stanford Graduate School of Business, 2023
  • Ederer, F. The Great Startup Sellout and the Rise of Oligopoly, UNC-Duke Triangle Microeconomics Conference, 2023
  • Ederer, F. A Tale of Two Networks: Common Ownership and Product Market Rivalry, Tsinghua University, 2023
  • Ederer, F. The Great Startup Sellout and the Rise of Oligopoly, University of Chicago Stigler Antitrust Conference, 2023
  • Ederer, F. Antitrust Concerns of Private Equity, GCR Law Leaders, 2023
  • Ederer, F. Killer Acquisitions, IFC World Bank Flagship Conference, Washington, DC, 2023
  • Ederer, F. A Tale of Two Networks: Common Ownership and Product Market Rivalry, University of Colorado at Boulder Leeds School of Business, 2023
  • Ederer, F. Mergers & Acquisitions under Common Ownership, American Finance Association Annual Meetings, 2023
  • Ederer, F. A Tale of Two Networks: Common Ownership and Product Market Rivalry, American Economic Association Annual Meetings, 2023
    Awards and Honors
  • 2023, American Law & Economics Association Best Paper in Antitrust & Competition Policy
  • 2023, Yale SOM Elective Teaching Award
  • 2022, Association of Competition Economists Best Paper Award
  • 2022, Econometric Society Best Paper Award
  • 2022, American Antitrust Institute Jerry S. Cohen Award
  • 2021, Robert F. Lanzillotti Prize
  • 2018, INFORMS TIME Best Paper in Last 5 Years Award
  • 2018, Academy of Management Sumantra Ghoshal Research and Practice Award
  • 2018, WFA Charles River Associates Corporate Finance Best Paper Award
  • 2018, Yale SOM Elective Teaching Award
  • 2018, Mark A. Satterthwaite Health Care Markets Best Paper Prize
  • 2017, SIOE Oliver Williamson Best Paper Award
  • 2017, Poets & Quants “Best 40 Business Professors under 40”
  • 2016, IEAF-FEF Prize for Best Research Paper in Financial Economics
  • 2015, Exeter Prize for Research in Behavioral Economics
  • 2014, Yale SOM Elective Teaching Award