• Phone: 617-353-4408
  • E-Mail:  salinger@bu.edu
  • Website: http://management.bu.edu
  • Office: 540
  • Office Hours: By Appointment
  • Address: Boston University Questrom School of Business
    595 Commonwealth Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215
  • Education Open or Close

    Ph D, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Economics, 1982.

    BA, Yale University, Honors in Economics, 1978.

  • PublicationsOpen or Close

    Journal Articles:

      Salinger, M. A., Levinson, R., (2015). Economics and the FTC's Google Investigation. Review of Industrial Organization, 46(1), 25-57. New York.


      Salinger, M. A., Levinson, R., (2014). Economic Considerations Raised by the FTC's Investigation of Google's Search Practices. Competition Policy International, 10(Fall/Winter), 103-117. Boston.


      Salinger, M., (2011). Simple Economics of the Price-Setting Newsvendor Problem. Management Science, 57(11), 1996-1998.

      Salinger, M. A., (2011). The 2010 Revised Merger Guidelines and Modern Industrial Economics. Review of Industrial Organization/Springer, 39(1-2), 159-168. Heidleberg.


      Anderson, K., Durbin, E., Salinger, M., (2008). The Economics of Identity Theft. Journal of Economic Perspectives,

      Evans, D. S., Salinger, M., (2005). Why Do Firms Bundle and Tie? Evidence from Competitive Markets and Implications for Tying Law. Yale Journal on Regulation,

      Salinger, M., (1998). Regulating Prices to Equal Forward-Looking Costs: Cost-Based Prices or Price-Based Costs?. Journal of Regulatory Economics,

      Amaral, L. A., Buldyrev, S. V., Havlin, S., Salinger, M., Stanley, H. E., (1998). Power Law Scaling for a System of Interacting Units with Complex Internal Structure. Physical Review Letters,

      Stanley, M. H., Amaral, L. A., Buldyrev, S. V., Havlin, S., Leschhorn, H., Maass, P., Salinger, M., Stanley, H. E., (1996). Scaling Behaviour in the Growth of Companies. Nature,

      Salinger, M., (1995). A Graphical Analysis of Bundling. The Journal of Business,

      Salinger, M., (1992). Standard Errors in Event Studies. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis,

      Salinger, M., (1991). Vertical Mergers in Multi-Product Industries and Edgeworth's Paradox of Taxation. Journal of Industrial Economics, Oxford.


      Salinger, M., (1990). The Concentration-Margins Relationship Reconsidered. Micro-Brookings Papers on Economic Activity,

      Salinger, M., (1988). Vertical Mergers and Market Foreclosure. Quarterly Journal of Economics, Cambridge, MA.


      Salinger, M., (1984). Tobin's q, Unionization, and the Concentration-Profits Relationship. Rand Journal of Economics,

    Book Chapters:

      Salinger, M. A., (2014). The Oxford Handbook of International Antitrust Economics, in Vertical Mergers, Daniel Sokol, New York: Oxford University Press, pp 551-585.


      Salinger, M., Summers, L. H., (1984). Tax Reform and Corporate Investment: A Microeconometric Stimulation Study, in M. Feldstein, ed., Behavioral Stimulation Methods in Tax Policy Analysis, : University of Chicago Press, pp 247-281.


    Working Papers:

      Salinger, M. A., Elbittar, A., (2013). White Paper on Vertical Restraints. Mexico City: Centro Regional de Competencia para America Latina.


      Salinger, M. A., Tying, Bundling, and the Cost of Product-Offering Complexity. : Marketing Science.


  • Research PresentationsOpen or Close

    Invited Lectures:

      Salinger, M. A., (Author Only), Conditional Pricing Practices: Economic Analysis and Legal Policy Implications, Anticompetitive Loyalty Discounts by a Dominant Producer Threatened by Partial Entry, FTC/DOJ, Washjington, DC. (June 23, 2014).

  • Academic, Military and Professional PositionsOpen or Close

    Director, Bureau of Economics, Bureau of Economics, U.S. Federal Trade Commission. (July 2005 - June 2007).

    (while on leave from Boston University)