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Professor Zhou's research fields include applied microeconomic theory, industrial organization, and behavioral economics. His research mainly examines the market and policy implications of richer models of consumer behavior. He has worked on projects on consumer search, multiproduct pricing, and behavioral industrial organization. One goal of his research is to provide a more solid foundation for competition policy and consumer protection policy.

Prior to joining Yale School of Management Professor Zhou was a faculty member in New York University Stern School of Business (2011-2015) and a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow (2008-2011). Professor Zhou received a B.A. in Management and Economics and an M.A. in Economics from Peking University. He received a Ph.D. in Economics from University College London.

Education

  • PhD, University College London, 2008
  • MA, Peking University, 2002
  • BA, Peking University, 2000

Selected Works

Articles

  • Consumer Information and the Limits to Competition
    J. Zhou and M. Armstrong
    American Economic Review
    2021 Forthcoming
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  • Mixed Bundling in Oligopoly Markets
    J. Zhou
    Journal of Economic Theory
    2021
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  • Multiproduct Intermediaries
    J. Zhou, A. Rhodes, and M. Watanabe
    Journal of Political Economy
    Volume 129, Issue 1

    2021
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  • Consumer Search and Retail Market Structure
    J. Zhou and A. Rhodes
    Management Science
    2019
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  • Search Deterrence
    J. Zhou and M. Armstrong
    Review of Economic Studies
    Volume 83, Issue 1, pp 26-57

    2016
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  • Multiproduct Search and the Joint Search Effect
    J. Zhou
    American Economic Review
    Volume 104, Issue 9, pp 2918-2939

    2014
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  • Competitive Bundling
    J. Zhou
    Econometrica, Issue 2017
    2017

Working Papers

  • Information Structure and Price Competition
    J. Zhou and M. Armstrong
    2019