Yongmin Chen

Professor and Provost's Chair
Econ 108
Telephone: 303.492.8736
Dept. Phone: 303.735.5500
Email: yongmin.chen@colorado.edu 

Office Hours

Industrial Organization • Microeconomics

Current Research Interests: 
Vertical organization, price discrimination under imperfect competition, product differentiation, markets with search/switching costs, economics of innovation, international trade and organization.

Short CV

PhD–Boston University
MA–Renmin University of China
BS–Zhejiang Institute of Technology, China

PhD, Boston University, 1992, is a professor specializing in industrial organization. His research interests center around pricing, consumer search, vertical organization, intellectual property and innovation, law & economics, and antitrust. With over 60 journal articles, he has contributed to the economic analysis of a variety of topics, including dynamic price discrimination, product differentiation and price competition, product bundling, competitive effects of vertical merger, the legal and market determinants of innovation, and the operation of online markets with consumer search. He is an associate editor of the RAND Journal of Economics, and he served as a co-editor (2011-12) and managing editor (2013-19) of the International Journal of Industrial Organization.