Federico Ciliberto

Federico Ciliberto


Office Address

Monroe Hall, Room 218

Hours: Monday 1:30 - 3:30pm

Fields of Interest

Empirical Industrial Organization, Applied Microeconomics, Applied Econometrics


Bachelor of Arts (BA), University of Florence
Master of Arts (MA), Northwestern University
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Northwestern University

Working Papers

“Valuing Product Innovation: Genetically Engineered Varieties in US Corn and Soybeans,” with GianCarlo Moschini (Iowa State University), and Edward Perry (Kansas State University). Rand Journal of Economics, 2019, Vol. 50, Issue 3, Pages 615-644. This paper was awarded the Quality of Research Discovery Award by the Agricultural and Applied Economic Association in 2020.

“Genetically Engineered Crops and Pesticide Use in U.S. Maize and Soybeans,” with David A. Hennessy (Michigan State University), GianCarlo Moschini (Iowa State University), and Edward D. Perry (Kansas State University), Science Advances, 31 Aug 2016, Vol. 2, no. 8.

“Push-Me Pull-You: Comparative Advertising in the OTC Analgesics Industry,” CEPR Discussion Paper 8988, with Simon Anderson (University of Virginia), Jura Liaukonyte (Cornell University), and Regis Renault (Université de Cergy-Pontoise), Rand Journal of Economics, Volume 47, Issue 4, Winter 2016, PP. 1029-1056.

“Playing the Fertility Game At Work,” CEPR Discussion Paper 9429, with Amalia Miller  (University of Virginia), Helena Skyt Nielsen and Marianne Simonsen (Aarhus University, Denmark), International Economic Review, Volume 57, Issue 3, August 2016, pages 827-856.

“Does Multi-Market Contact Facilitate Tacit Collusion? Inference on Conduct Parameters in the Airline Industry,” with Jonathan Williams (University of North Carolina), The RAND Journal of Economics, Volume 45, Issue 4, pages 764–791, Winter 2014.

“Information Content of Advertising: Empirical Evidence from the OTC Analgesic Industry,” with Simon P. Anderson (University of Virginia), Jura Liaukonyte (Cornell University), International Journal of Industrial Organization, Volume 31, Issue 5, September 2013, Pages 355–367. [Lead Article].

“Limited Access to Airport Facilities and Market Power in the Airline Industry,” with Jonathan Williams (University of North Carolina). The Journal of Law and Economics, Volume 53, Number 3 (August 2010), pp. 467-495.

“Public Policy and Market Competition: How the Master Settlement Agreement Changed the Cigarette Industry,” with Nick Kuminoff (Arizona State University), The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy: Vol. 10 : Iss. 1 (Frontiers), Article 63, 2010.