Thomas D. Jeitschko
Michigan State University
Professor of Economics
Director of the AEA Summer Training Program
Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, College of Social Science

Marshall-Adams Hall
486 W. Circle Dr., Rm. 110
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: +1 517 355 8302
Fax: +1 517 432 1068
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Curriculum Vitae


Thomas D. Jeitschko ['jaiʧ kʰoʊ] is a Professor of Economics and the Associate Dean for Graduate Education in the College of Social Science at Michigan State University. He also serves as the Director of the American Economic Association Summer Training Program that strives to broaden participation in the economics profession by preparing talented undergraduate students from under-represented backgrounds for graduate work in economics and related fields.

His research interests are in applied economic theory with specializations in industrial organization, law and economics, and micro-economics more broadly. He has published in a wide variety of journals, including the American Economic Review, Games and Economic Behavior, Economic Theory, the Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, and the Journal of Industrial Economics; and he is an associate editor of the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization and the International Journal of Industrial Organization, and an editorial board member of the Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, in addition to holding several other editorial appointments.

Jeitschko previously worked as a research economist at the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, where he analyzed mergers and potentially anticompetitive behaviors. He has expertise in Financial Markets, Securities and Derivatives Exchanges, OTC, Indices; Airlines at Slot-Controlled Airports; Telecommunications and Internet Content Provision; Patents and Patent Pooling; Auctions; Pricing Practices and Price Gouging, and he was involved in investigations covering Medicaid and health insurance providers. In addition Jeitschko regularly advises hedge funds and has advised the Attorney General's Office of the State of Michigan; he is a Member of the Panel of Economists of the Center for State Enforcement of Antitrust and Consumer Protection Laws since 2014.

Jeitschko has held faculty positions at Royal Holloway College, University of London and Texas A&M University, as well as shorter appointments at Duke, Johns Hopkins, Georgetown and Humboldt Universities; with extensive teaching experience in micro economics, game theory, industrial organization and law and economics. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia (1995) with a specialization in Economic Theory and an undergraduate degree from the University of Münster in Germany (1991) with a specialization in Economic History.

Areas of Expertise:

Antitrust and Competition: Mergers, Acquisitions, Joint Ventures; Auctions; Intellectual Property and Patents/Patent Pooling; Financial Markets: Securities and Derivatives Exchanges, OTC, Indices; Medical Insurance, Medicare and Medicaid; Airlines at Slot-Controlled Airports; Telecommunications and Internet Content Provision; Pricing Policies and Price Gouging

Research: Information and Learning, Industrial Organization, Law and Economics, Auctions, Banking and Finance, Research and Development, Socio-Economics

Editorial Responsibilities
Associate Editor: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization
Associate Editor: International Journal of Industrial Organization
Associate Editor: Applied Economics Research Bulletin
Editorial Board Member: Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics
Executive Editor: Journal of Stock & ForEx Trading
Advisory Board Member: Applied Economics Research Bulletin
Advisory Board Member: The Open Business Journal

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Working Papers also available at SSRN and IDEAS
electronic copies available upon request