The next theme in the LBGCBP Reading Club series will be ‘Markets: Superstar Firms and Concentration’. The papers to be discussed, which will include presentations, are:

  • Do Increasing Markups Matter? Lessons from Empirical Industrial Organization. Steven Berry, Martin Gaynor & Fiona Scott Morton (Journal of Economic Perspectives, Volume 33, Number 3, Summer 2019, Pages 44–68). Presented by Dr Matthew Olczak.
  • The Rise of Market Power and the Macroeconomic Implications. Jan De Loeckery, Jan Eeckhoutz & Gabriel Ungerx. Presented by Dr Xingyi Liu.