Robert C. Marshall is a Distinguished Professor of Economics and Co-Director of the Center for the Study of Auctions, Procurements, and Competition Policy at The Pennsylvania State University and, in addition, a Partner at Bates White LLC. Dr. Marshall is a recognized thought leader in the areas of industrial organization, collusion, applied game theory, auctions, and procurements. He has served as a testifying expert in major antitrust litigation matters, with particular expertise in antitrust liability and cartels. Dr. Marshall has testified before Congress regarding incentives in procurement contracting and he has published extensively. His articles and papers in peer-reviewed journals and elsewhere include topics on collusive mechanisms, detecting bidder collusion, differential payments within a bidder coalition, and incentives in procurement contracting. A recent paper, “Plus Factors in Agreements in Antitrust Law” (Michigan Law Review, December 2011, with Kovacic, Marx, and White), won the Jerry S. Cohen Memorial Fund Writing Award for best antitrust scholarship of 2011. In addition, Dr. Marshall has published a book, coauthored with Leslie M. Marx, titled The Economics of Collusion: Cartels and Bidding Rings (MIT Press, 2012). He has served on two panels for the National Research Council and he is on the advisory board of the Journal of Antitrust Enforcement.

2022 Awards


Nominee, 2022 Antitrust Writing Awards: Academic, Intellectual Property

Nominee, 2016 Antitrust Writing Awards: Academic, Economics

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