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ALBERTO SALVO
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT of ECONOMICS
National University of Singapore
10 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore 119260

       
Appointment: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Office: AS2/05-35
Email: albertosalvo@nus.edu.sg
Tel: (+65) 6516 4874
Fax: (+65) 6775 2646
Homepage: http://profile.nus.edu.sg/fass/ecssaeb/
  
 
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Brief Introduction Top

Education

PhD, 2005, Economics, London School of Economics

MS, 2000, Economics, London School of Economics, Gained Distinction

BS, 1994, Industrial Engineering, University of Sao Paulo (EP-USP), Ranked 3rd among 550 engineering graduates

Prior Academic Positions

Assistant Professor, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2005-2013

Research Affiliate, Center for the Study of Industrial Organization, Northwestern University, 2005-2013

Affiliated Faculty Member, Transportation Center, Northwestern University, 2010-2013


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Teaching Areas Top

“Empirical Industrial Organization” (PhD), “Environmental Economics” (Undergraduate), “International Business Strategy” (MBA), “Industrial Organization and Antitrust Policy” (Summer School), “Microeconomic Principles II” (Undergraduate, Teaching Assistant)


Research Interests Top

Industrial Organization, Energy & Environmental Economics, International Trade, Applied Microeconomics


Publications Top

WORKING PAPERS

  • (Joint with Alon Eizenberg) “The Rise of Fringe Competitors In the Wake of an Emerging Middle Class: An Empirical Analysis,” Mimeo, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Northwestern University [Resubmitted to the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics]

JOURNAL ARTICLES

  • Salvo, A. and F. M. Geiger (2014). “Reduction in Local Ozone Levels in Urban São Paulo Due to a Shift from Ethanol to Gasoline Use,” Nature Geoscience, 7, pp. 450-458 (Article featured in the journal edition’s cover and commented in the accompanying “News and Views” by S. Madronich (2014). “Atmospheric Chemistry: Ethanol and Ozone,” Nature Geoscience, 7, pp. 395-397)
  • Salvo, A. and C. Huse (2013). “Build It, But Will They Come? Evidence from Consumer Choice between Gasoline and Sugarcane Ethanol,” Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 66, pp. 251-279
  • Deltas, G., A. Salvo and H. Vasconcelos (2012). “Consumer-Surplus-Enhancing Collusion and Trade,” RAND Journal of Economics, 43(2), pp. 315-328
  • Salvo, A. and C. Huse (2011). “Is Arbitrage Tying the Price of Ethanol to that of Gasoline? Evidence from the Uptake of Flexible-Fuel Technology,” Energy Journal, 32(3), pp. 119-148
  • Salvo, A. (2010). “Inferring Market Power under the Threat of Entry: The Case of the Brazilian Cement Industry,” RAND Journal of Economics, 41(2), pp. 326-350. (An earlier version of this paper won an Antitrust Policy Award from the Brazilian Ministry of the Treasury in November 2007.)
  • Salvo, A. (2010). “Trade Flows in a Spatial Oligopoly: Gravity Fits Well, But What Does it Explain?,” Canadian Journal of Economics, 43(1), pp. 63-96. (This paper won the Robert Mundell prize for the best article by a young economist published in 2010 in the Canadian Journal of Economics, awarded by the Canadian Economics Association.)
  • Salvo, A. (2010). “Sequential Cross-border Mergers in Models of Oligopoly,” Economica, 77(306), pp. 352-383
  • Salvo, A. (2009). “Cut-throat Fringe Competition in an Emerging Country Market: Tax Evasion or the Absence of Market Power?,” Journal of Industrial Economics, 57(4), pp. 677-711. (This paper won a Young Economists’ Essay Award from the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics (in 2007).)
  • Salvo, A. and D. F. Spulber (2006). “Cemex: International Market Maker in Cement.” Journal of Strategic Management Education, 3, pp. 1-24

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

  • Deltas, G., A. Salvo and H. Vasconcelos (2012). “Social-Welfare-Enhancing Collusion and Trade.” In: Recent Advances in the Analysis of Competition Policy and Regulation, edited by Joseph E. Harrington, Yannis Katsoulacos, and Pierre Regibeau, pp. 140-160. Elgar Publishing
  • Huse, C. and A. Salvo (2006). “Estimation and Identification of Demand and Supply.” In: Quantitative Methods Applied to Antitrust and Regulation, edited by Eduardo P. S. Fiuza and Ronaldo Seroa da Motta (Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada, IPEA), pp. 23-151. Brasília: SDE (Ministry of Justice) [In Portuguese]

PUBLISHED REPORTS

  • Salvo, A. (2008). “A Cautionary Note on the Applicability of the Bresnahan-Lau Framework.” Revista de Direito da Concorrência, 18 (special edition on cartels), pp. 11-59 [In Portuguese, prepared for the Administrative Council for Economic Defense—CADE, Brazilian Ministry of Justice]

SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS

  • Salvo, A. and C. Huse (2011). “Is Arbitrage Tying the Price of Ethanol to that of Gasoline? Evidence from the Uptake of Flexible-Fuel Technology”
  • Salvo, A. (2010). “Inferring Market Power under the Threat of Entry: The Case of the Brazilian Cement Industry”
  • Salvo, A. (2009). “Cut-throat Fringe Competition in an Emerging Country Market: Tax Evasion or the Absence of Market Power?”
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