Melissa Newham

Ph.D. Student in the

Firms and Markets Department

Melissa Newham is a PhD student at KU Leuven and the DIW Berlin Graduate Center. Her research interests relate primarily to empirical industrial organisation and competition policy. She completed her Bachelor in Economics, Politics and Philosophy at the University of Cape Town and her Masters in Economics specializing in Industrial Organisation, Regulation and Competition Policy at the University of Amsterdam. Prior to joining the Graduate Center, she worked as a trainee for the Chief Economist Team in the Directorate General for Competition at the European Commission. She has also worked in economic consulting for the firms E.CA Economics in Berlin and PricewaterhouseCoopers in Amsterdam.

Publications

DIW focus 6 / 2020

US and EU Secure Vaccine Production on Home Soil

2020| Jan Malek, Melissa Newham, Jo Seldeslachts, Marcel Wieting
DIW aktuell 53 / 2020

USA und EU setzen auf lokale Impfstoffproduktion - Versorgungssicherheit im Fokus

2020| Jan Malek, Melissa Newham, Jo Seldeslachts, Marcel Wieting
Diskussionspapiere 1825 / 2019

Do Expert Panelists Herd? Evidence from FDA Committees

2019| Melissa Newham, Rune Midjord
Diskussionspapiere 1744 / 2018

Herd Behavior in FDA Committees: A Structural Approach

2018| Melissa Newham, Rune Midjord
Diskussionspapiere 1738 / 2018

Common Ownership and Market Entry: Evidence from Pharmaceutical Industry

2018| Melissa Newham, Jo Seldeslachts, Albert Banal-Estanol

Lectures

Vortrag

The Interaction between Industry Payments to Physicians, Insurance and Drug Costs: Evidence from Medicare Part D

Melissa Newham
[Online], 16.10.2020
| Brown Bag Seminar Industrial Economics, DIW Berlin: [Webinar]
Vortrag

Common Ownership and Market Entry: Evidence from the Pharmaceutical Industry

Melissa Newham, Jo Seldeslachts
San Diego , USA, 03.01.2020 - 05.01.2020
| ASSA 2020: Allied Social Science Associations Annual Meeting
Vortrag

Common Ownership and Market Entry: Evidence from the Pharmaceutical Industry

Melissa Newham, Jo Seldeslachts
Barcelona, Spanien, 30.08.2019 - 01.09.2019
| 46th Annual Conference of the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics: EARIE 2019
Vortrag

Drug Firms’ Payments and Physician Prescribing Behavior in the US

Melissa Newham
Berlin, 09.08.2019
| Brown Bag Seminar of the Cluster of Industrial Economics, DIW Berlin
Vortrag

Herd Behavior in FDA Committees: A Structural Approach

Melissa Newham
Berlin, 19.10.2018
| Brown Bag Seminar of the Cluster of Industrial Economics, DIW Berlin