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John R. Bowblis

Academic Advisor
Miami University (Ohio)
To contact John R. Bowblis, please email Jake George at Jake.George@brattle.com or call +1.617.864.7900

Dr. Bowblis is a professor of economics at the Farmer School of Business at Miami University (Ohio), where he researches and teaches courses on health economics, antitrust, industrial organization, econometrics, and the economics of regulation.

Across a wide range of industries, Dr. Bowblis has developed economic analyses, testified, and provided litigation support in matters involving price fixing, attempted monopolization of markets and aftermarkets, medical fraud, alleged sham litigation, and proposed mergers. He specializes in Section 2 matters and testified at trial for the prevailing party in Collins Inkjet Corporation v. Eastman Kodak Co., an after-market tying case. 

Dr. Bowblis is also a seasoned econometrician and a health economist. He has served as a consulting expert for defendants and plaintiffs in health litigations and investigations, including matters involving allegations of price fixing, medical fraud, upcoding, overbilling, and understaffing. He has also provided expert testimony in matters pertaining to alleged violations of trade secrets and intellectual property.

Dr. Bowblis has published articles on competition and firm behavior in numerous peer-reviewed scholarly journals, including the Journal of Competition Law & Economics, Journal of Regulatory Economics, Review of Industrial Organization, American Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Health Economics, Health Services Research, Medical Care, and Health Affairs. He has received several teaching and research awards.

In addition to his primary academic and consulting roles, Dr. Bowblis is also a Research Fellow at the Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University, where he conducts research on regulatory and competition issues in the long-term and post-acute care industries that aids the State of Ohio on long-term care policy.

Publications
Article
Fit to be Tied? Antitrust Implications of Collins Inkjet Co. v. Eastman Kodak Co.
April 20, 2015
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
News & Events
March 30, 2015
Academic Advisor John Bowblis Provides Expert Testimony in Collins v. Kodak Tying Case

Brattle academic advisor and Miami University professor John Bowblis provided expert testimony in the Collins v. Kodak tying case before the U.S. District Court in Cincinnati. The court’s finding in that case was recently affirmed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Dr. Bowblis’ report was directly cited in the appellate court’s decision.