David Mills


Office Address

Monroe Hall, room 218

Hours: Zoom meetings on Mondays and Tuesdays from 2:00 until 3:00 PM and beyond as needed

Fields of Interest

Industrial Organization, Microeconomic Theory


Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering (BSIE), Georgia Institute of Technology
Master of Arts (MA), Stanford University
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Stanford University

Selected Publications


  • Ownership Arrangements and Congestion-Prone Facilities, American Economic Review 71 (1981) 493-502. 
  • "Industry Structure with Fluctuating Demand," (with Laurence Schumann), American Economic Review 75 (1985) 758-767.
  • "Capacity Expansion and the Size of Plants," RAND Journal of Economics 21 (1990) 555-566.
  • "Why Retailers Sell Private Labels," Journal of Economics and Management Strategy 4 (1995) 509-528.
  • "Price Wars Triggered by Entry," (with Kenneth G. Elzinga), International Journal of Industrial Organization 17 (1999) 179-198.
  •  “The Lerner Index of Monopoly Power: Origins and Uses,” (with Kenneth G. Elzinga), American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings 101 (2011) 558-564.
  • “Countervailing Power and Chain Stores,” Review of Industrial Organization, 42 (2013) 281-295.
  • “Antitrust Predation and The Antitrust Paradox,” (with Kenneth G. Elzinga) Journal of Law and Economics 57 (2014)
  • “Inducing Cooperation with a Carrot Instead of a Stick,” Review of Industrial Organization, 50 (2017) 245-261