Vic Tremblay

Economics Program
School of Public Policy

430 Bexell Hall
Oregon State University
Corvallis, Oregon
Phone: (541)737-1471


  • industrial organization
  • microeconomic theory
  • game theory
  • law, economics, and regulation
  • economics of the brewing industry

Research Interests

Victor Tremblay's research interests are in industrial organization and game theory. Recent work has focused on Cournot-Bertrand models, advertising, and the economics of the brewing industry. He is on the editorial board of Theoretical Economics Letters and is special editor of the industry issues section of the Review of Industrial Organization.  His work has been published in economics journals such as Economics Letters, Journal of Industrial Economics, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Review of Industrial Organization, Southern Economic Journal, and Antitrust Bulletin.

Curriculum Vitae

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Brief Vita

Victor J. Tremblay, Professor, received his Ph.D. from Washington State University in 1983. He joined the OSU Economics Department in 1990.

Selected Publications

  • New Perspectives on Industrial Organization: Contributions from Behavioral Economics and Game Theory, Springer Publishing (with Carol Tremblay).
  • “Endogenous Timing and Strategic Choice: The Cournot-Bertrand Model,” Bulletin of Economic Research, forthcoming, with Carol Tremblay and Kosin Isariyawongse.
  • "The Cournot-Bertrand Model and the Degree of Product Differentiation", Economics Letters, June 2011, with Carol Tremblay. 
  • "The Effect of Marketing Regulations on Efficiency: LeChatelier Versus Coordination Effects," Journal of Productivity Analysis, August 2009, with Natsuko Iwasaki.
  • "Brewing Wars of Attrition for Profit and Concentration," Review of Industrial Organization, December 2008, with Natsuko Iwasaki and Barry J. Seldon.
  • Industry and Firm Studies , M.E. Sharpe, 2007, co-edited with Carol Tremblay.
  • The U.S. Brewing Industry: Data and Economic Analysis, MIT Press, 2005, with Carol Tremblay.
  • "Advertising, Search Costs, and Welfare," Information Economics and Policy, July 2005, with Andrew Stivers.
  • "Advertising Efficiency and the Choice of Media Mix: A Case of Beer," International Journal of Industrial Organization, April 2004, with Rolf Färe, Shawna Grosskopf, and Barry Seldon.