Joshua Mollner
Joshua Mollner

Assistant Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences

Print Overview

Joshua Mollner joined the Kellogg faculty in 2016 after receiving his Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University. His research interests include game theory, market design, and financial markets. In particular, some of his current work focuses on how to design and regulate modern financial markets given recent trends toward trading that is faster and more fragmented across venues.

Areas of Expertise
Economic Theory
Equity Markets (Stock Market)
Game Theory
Information Economics

Print Vita
Doctor of Philosophy, 2015, Economics, Stanford University
Bachelor of Arts, 2010, Economics and Mathematics, University of Notre Dame, Summa Cum Laude

Academic Positions
Donald P. Jacobs Scholar, Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2016-present

Other Professional Experience
Postdoctoral Researcher, Microsoft Research New England, 2015-2016

Print Research
Milgrom, Paul and Joshua Mollner. 2018. Equilibrium Selection in Auctions and High Stakes Games. Econometrica. 86(1): 219-261.
Johnson, Charles R., Joshua Mollner and Ashlyn M Winkler. 2011. Reconstructing Matrices from Minors. Linear Algebra and its Applications. 7(434): 1733-1744.
Working Papers
Milgrom, Paul and Joshua Mollner. 2017. Extended Proper Equilibrium.
Baldauf, Markus and Joshua Mollner. 2017. Trading in Fragmented Markets.
Baldauf, Markus and Joshua Mollner. 2017. High-Frequency Trading and Market Performance.
Baldauf, Markus and Joshua Mollner. 2016. Fast Traders Make a Quick Buck: The Role of Speed in Liquidity Provision.
Baldauf, Markus and Joshua Mollner. 2015. Peloton Peers: The Effect of Targets on Performance.
Immorlica, Nicole, Brendan Lucier, Joshua Mollner and E. Glen Weyl. 2017. Raffles.
Mollner, Joshua and Issac Opper. 2014. Matching and Price Competition with an Outside Market.

Print Teaching
Full-Time / Evening & Weekend MBA
Competitive Strategy and Industrial Structure (MECN-441-0)
The course studies the determinants nature of competitive strategy in a variety of industry structures. The course considers how the structure of a firm's industry affects its strategic choices and performance. Topics include the dynamic aspects of pricing, entry and predation in concentrated industries, and product differentiation, product proliferation and innovation as competitive strategies.