Jeffrey T. Prince
Ph.D. and M.A., economics, Northwestern University
Summary of Experience
Professor Prince, who also is co-director of the Institute for Business Analytics at the Kelley School of Business, conducts research centered within industrial organization and applied econometrics, focusing on technology markets and telecommunications. He has published research on dynamic demand for computers, Internet adoption and usage, the inception of online/offline product competition, telecom bundling, and the economics and regulation of digital platforms. He has consulted with clients, submitted expert reports, and testified in litigation on issues related to intellectual property valuation, damages, and antitrust. Professor Prince also has studied topics such as household-level risk aversion, airline quality competition, and regulation in health care and real estate markets. His research has appeared in top journals in both economics and management, including the American Economic Review, the International Economic Review, The Journal of Industrial Economics, the Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, the International Journal of Industrial Organization, Management Science, and the Academy of Management Journal. He is currently a coeditor at the Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, and is on the board of editors at Information Economics and Policy.
In 2019–2020, Professor Prince served a one-year appointment as Chief Economist for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), where he advised the Commission on economic policy, auction design, data analytics, and antitrust matters. He also helped spearhead the FCC’s public comments on the update to the Federal Trade Commission’s Vertical Merger Guidelines.