Joshua Mollner
Joshua Mollner

Donald P. Jacobs Scholar
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.

Print Vita
Doctor of Philosophy, 2015, Economics, Stanford University
Bachelor of Arts, 2010, Economics and Honors 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
Teaching Assistant, Stanford University, 2014-2015
Teaching Assistant, Stanford University, 2012-2013
Teaching Assistant, Stanford Univeristy, 2011-2012

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

Print Research
Mollner, Joshua, Ashlyn M Winkler and Charles R. Johnson. 2011. Reconstructing Matrices from Minors. Linear Algebra and its Applications. 7(434): 1733-1744.
Working Papers
Mollner, Joshua and Paul Milgrom. 2016. Test-Set Equilibrium with Auction Applications.
Mollner, Joshua and Markus Baldauf. 2016. Trading in Fragmented Markets.
Mollner, Joshua and Markus Baldauf. 2016. Fast Traders Make a Quick Buck: The Role of Speed in Liquidity Provision.
Mollner, Joshua and Paul Milgrom. 2016. Extended Proper Equilibrium.
Mollner, Joshua and Markus Baldauf. 2015. High-Frequency Trading and Market Performance.
Mollner, Joshua and Markus Baldauf. 2015. Peloton Peers: The Effect of Targets on Performance.
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.