Prof. Yossi Spiegel

Coller School of Management
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Prof. Yossi Spiegel
Phone: 073-3803131
Fax: 03-6409560

A short biography

Yossi Spiegel is the Louise Lea Flack Chair in Game Theory and Interactive Decisions, Coller School of Management, Tel Aviv University and a research fellow at the CEPR and ZEW. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Northwestern University (1991), M.A. in Economics from Tel Aviv University (1987), and B.A. in Economics and Accounting from Tel Aviv University (1985). Before joining Tel Aviv University he was a member of technical staff at the Economics Research Group at Bell Communication Research for three years. He serves as the president of the Israeli Economic Association, as a member of the Economic Advisory Group on Competition Policy (EAGCP) for the Chief Competition Economist in the European Commission’s DG Competition, and a member of the Executive Committee of the Association of Competition Economists. For a complete C.V., see

Research interests

Industrial Organization, Economics of Antitrust, Regulation, Corporate Finance 

Some recent publications

“Small Steps for Workers, A Giant Leap for Productivity,” (joint with Igal Hendel) American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2014, Vol. 6(1), 73-90.

“Investment and Capital Structure of Partially Private Regulated Firms,” (joint with Carlo Cambini), Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 2016, Vol. 25(2), 487–515.

“Can Collusion Promote Sustainable Consumption and Production?” (joint with Maarten Pieter Schinkel), International Journal of Industrial Organization (CRESSE special issue), 2017, Vol. 53, 371-398.

“Consumers’ Activism: the Cottage Cheese Boycott,” (joint with Igal Hendel and Saul Lach), The Rand Journal of Economics, 2017, Vol. 48(4), 972-1003.

“Partial Vertical Integration, Ownership Structure and Foreclosure,” (joint with Nadav Levy and David Gilo), American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 2018, Vol. 10(1), 132-180.

“Antitrust Enforcement of the Prohibition of Excessive Prices - the Israeli Experience,” in Excessive Prices and Competition Law Enforcement, Jenny F. and Katsoulacos Y. eds., Springer, 2018.

“The Antitrust Prohibition of Excessive Pricing,” (joint with David Gilo), International Journal of Industrial Organization (CRESSE special issue), 2018, Vol 61, 503-541.

"The Herfindahl-Hirschman Index and the distribution of social surplus," Journal of Industrial Economics, 2021, Vol 69(3), pp. 561-594.

"The anticompetitive effect of minority share acquisitions: evidence from the introduction of national leniency programs" (joint with Sven Heim, Kai Huschelrath, and Ulrich Laitenberger), American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 2022, Vol 14(1), pp. 366-410.

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