Christina DePasquale

Christina DePasquale, PhD

Associate Professor of Practice
Academic AreaEconomics

Christina DePasquale is an Associate Professor of Practice. Her primary research interests are in health economics, industrial organization, and labor economics—particularly at the intersection of firm decisions and labor market consequences. Professor DePasquale also teaches and conducts research in the area of sports economics. She is currently coauthoring the second edition of the textbook Sports Economics.


  • Ph. D, Business Economics, University of Michigan
  • BS, Economics, University of Florida


Selected publications

  • Hospital Consolidation and Monopsony Power in the Labor Market for Nurses, Competition Policy International Antitrust Chronicle, June 2020.
  • Monopsony and Two-part Tariffs  (with Roger D. Blair) Managerial and Decision Economics, 41 (2020), 730-734.
  • The Robinson-Patman Act and the Consumer Effects of Price Discrimination, Antitrust Bulletin, 60 (2015), 402-413.
  • Bilateral Monopoly and Antitrust Policy,' (with Roger D. Blair), in Oxford Handbook on International Antitrust Economics, R. Blair and D. Sokol, eds., Oxford University Press, Volume 1 (2015), 364-379.
  • Antitrust's Least Glorious Hour:' The Robinson--Patman Act, (with Roger D. Blair), The Journal of Law & Economics, 57 (2014), S201-S216.
  • Considerations of Countervailing Power, (with Roger D. Blair) Review of Industrial Organization, 39(1-2) (2011), 137-143. 
  • A Note on Two-Part Pricing Under Uncertainty, (with Roger D. Blair), Managerial and Decision Economics, 31(8) (2010), 545-547.

Working papers

  • Labor Supply Effects of Occupational Regulation: Evidence from the Nurse Licensure Compact (with Kevin Stange),  Revisions Requested at Journal of Law & Economics.
  • Hospital Consolidation and the Nurse Labor Market, 2020, Working Paper.
  • Monopsonistic Exploitation: Theory and Evidence, 2020, Working Paper.



  • Economics and Decision Making
  • The Firm and the Macroeconomy
  • Business Law


  • Health Innovation and Evaluation

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