I am an associate professor of economics a the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a research associate at the NBER.

I am interested in the detection and measurement of market power; including questions related to spatial differentiation, collusion, vertical and horizontal mergers, price discrimination, and search frictions.  In have studied a wide range of industries and markets: gasoline, mortgages, e-commerce, sanitation.

Contact information

  • Department of Economics
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 1180 Observatory Dr
  • Madison, WI 53706
  • Email: houdejf@icloud.com
  • Phone: 608- 262-7927

Office Hours: Friday, 10am to noon on MS Team.

Scheduling website: houdejf.youcanbook.me.

Important: Email me directly if you need to cancel a meeting.