Jose Miguel Abito
Jose Miguel Abito specializes in Industrial Organization, Regulation and Environmental Economics. His current research addresses the interaction of price and pollution regulation in the US electricity industry and its effect on efficiency, the dynamics of corporate campaigns and how activists induce private regulation, and consumer bias in purchasing extended warranties and how it influences firms’ pricing strategies. He is also interested in antitrust policy and regulation.
Jose Miguel received his PhD in Economics from Northwestern University in 2013. Prior to his doctoral studies, he attended the Toulouse School of Economics in France and the National University of Singapore.
- Ph.D., Economics, Northwestern University, 2013
- M.A., Economics, Northwestern University, 2009
- M.Sc., Math Econ and Econometrics, Toulouse School of Economics, 2007
- B.SocSci., Economics, National University of Singapore, 2006
Assistant Professor of Business Economics & Public Policy
The Wharton School
Business Economics and Public Policy
Jose, Abito, D. Besanko, D. Diermeier (under contract). Dynamics of Corporate Campaigns, Oxford University Press.
Jose Abito, D. Besanko, D. Diermeier (in progress). Private Politics and Public Interest: NGOs, Corporate Campaigns, and Social Welfare.
Jose Abito (in progress). Ex-post Evaluation of Ex-ante Policies: An Application to Pollution Regulation.
Jose Abito, D. Besanko, D. Diermeier (forthcoming). Corporate Reputational Dynamics and Activist Pressure, Advances in Strategic Management.
Jose Abito, K. Borovickova, H. Golden, et al (2011). How Should the Graduate Economics Core be Changed?, Journal of Economic Education, 42 (4), 416-419.
Jose Abito, J. Wright (2008). Exclusive Dealing with Imperfect Downstream Competition, International Journal of Industrial Organization, 26 (1), 227-246.