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Research Interests for James J. Anton

Research Interests:

James J. Anton is a Professor in the Economics Area at the Fuqua School of Business. He also has adjunct appointments in the Department of Economics at Duke and at UNC. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University and, prior to joining the Fuqua faculty in 1989, he served on the faculty at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Professor Anton's interests are in the area of industrial organization economics. His research focuses on issues involving information, incentives, contracting, and property rights in markets where strategic rivalry between firms is an important feature. He has published papers on innovation incentives and intellectual property rights, competitive pricing and sourcing, procurement contracts, auctions, incentive regulations, and antitrust issues. Professor Anton has taught a variety of courses at Fuqua, including managerial economics, economic environment of the firm (macroeconomics), and competitive analysis, and he has taught in several degree programs at Fuqua. His teaching has been recognized on past occasions, most recently with the Outstanding Professor Award from the Global Executive Classes of 2004 and of 2002. Professor Anton's research has been published in a variety of economics journals, including The American Economic Review, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, The Review of Economic Studies, The RAND Journal of Economics, The Journal of Public Economics, and The Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, and also in law and policy journals. He is also a Co-editor of The Journal of Economics and Management Strategy.

Recent Publications
  1. Anton, JJ; Biglaiser, G; Vettas, N, DYNAMIC PRICE COMPETITION WITH CAPACITY CONSTRAINTS AND A STRATEGIC BUYER, International Economic Review, vol. 55 no. 3 (August, 2014), pp. 943-958, WILEY, ISSN 0020-6598 [doi]
  2. Anton, JJ; Biglaiser, G, Quality, upgrades and equilibrium in a dynamic monopoly market, Journal of Economic Theory, vol. 148 no. 3 (May, 2013), pp. 1179-1212, Elsevier BV, ISSN 0022-0531 [doi[abs]
  3. Anton, JJ; Yao, D, Delay as Agenda Setting, Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (Erid) Working Paper no. 135 (June, 2012) [abs]
  4. Anton, J; Biglaiser, G; Lewis, T, Inventory in vertical relationships with private information and interdependent values, International Journal of Economic Theory, vol. 7 no. 1 (March, 2011), pp. 51-63, WILEY, ISSN 1742-7355 [doi[abs]
  5. Anton, JJ; Biglaiser, G, Compatibility, interoperability, and market power in upgrade markets, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, vol. 19 no. 4 (June, 2010), pp. 373-385, Informa UK Limited, ISSN 1043-8599 [doi[abs]

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