Neal F. Finnegan Distinguished Professor of Economics
John Kwoka is the Neal F. Finnegan Distinguished Professor of Economics at Northeastern University. Kwoka teaches and conducts research in the areas of industrial organization, antitrust, and regulatory economics. His emphasis is on the application of economics to current policy issues in various industries. His other teaching interests include courses on the microeconomics of the financial crisis in the 2000s and on sports economics. Kwoka’s recent research has focused on the effectiveness of merger policy in the United States. His book on this subject, Mergers, Merger Control, and Remedies in the United States: A Retrospective Analysis, was published by MIT Press in 2015. He also co-edits The Antitrust Revolution, the leading casebook on recent antitrust cases. He has worked at the U.S. antitrust and regulatory agencies, and serves as adviser or consultant to them and to those of other countries and international agencies. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1972.