John L. Turner
Department of Economics

Nicholas A. Beadles Professor of Economics

B426 Amos Hall
620 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA, 30602
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PhD, Economics, University of Virginia, 2002

MA, Economics, University of Virginia, 1999

BA, Economics and Mathematics, Washington and Lee University, 1995


A Comprehensive Data Set of Published US Patent Litigation Decisions: 1929-2006, National Science Foundation (SES-0751661), 2008-11.

Collaborative Research: An Empirical Study of Broadband Internet Service (co-PI with Aviv Nevo and Jon Williams), National Science Foundation (SES-1324717), 2013-16.

Research Interests

  • Industrial Organization
  • Law and Economics
  • Intellectual Property

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

  • Goeree, Jacob; Maasland, Emiel; Onderstal, Sander; Turner, John L. 2005How (Not) to Raise MoneyJournal Of Political Economy, (113):897-918
  • Henry, Matthew D. and John L. Turner. 2006The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit's Impact on Patent LitigationJournal Of Legal Studies, (35):85-118
  • Ornelas, Emanuel and John L. Turner. 2008Trade Liberalization, Outsourcing and the Hold-Up ProblemJournal Of International Economics, (74):225-41
  • Atkinson, Scott; Marco, Alan; Turner, John L. 2009The Economics of a Centralized Judiciary: Uniformity, Forum Shopping and the Federal CircuitJournal Of Law And Economics (52):411-43.
  • Selgin, George and John L. Turner. 2011. "Strong Steam, Weak Patents, or, The Myth of Watt's Innovation-Blocking Monopoly, Exploded. Journal of Law and Economics (54):841-61.
  • Ornelas, Emanuel and John L. Turner. 2012. Protection and Global Sourcing. Economic Journal (122)26-63.
  • Nevo, Aviv; Turner, John L.; Williams, Jonathan. 2016. Usage-Based Pricing and Demand for Residential Broadband. Econometrica (82): 411-43.  
  • Bradford, David; Turner, John L.; Williams, Jonathan. 2018. Off-Label Use of Pharmaceuticals: A Detection-Controlled Estimation. Journal of Industrial Economics (66): 866-93. 
  • Jacobo-Rubio, Ruben; Turner, John L.; Williams, Jonathan. 2020. "Generic Entry, Pay-For-Delay Settlements, and the Distribution of Surplus in the US Pharmaceutical Industry" Journal of Law and Economics (62): 203-38.