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Robert Kudrle

  • Professor of Public Affairs and Law

Harvard College, B.A.
Harvard University, Ph.D.
Oxford University, M.Phil.

Office: 163 Humphrey School
301 19th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55455

  • P: 612-625-3338

Professor Robert T. Kudrle is a Professor of Public Affairs and Planning at the Hubert Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs. He has published widely in industrial organization, public policy towards business, and international economic policy. Professor Kudrle received his B.A. degree in government from Harvard College, a master of philosophy in economics from Oxford University where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar, and a Ph.D. degree in economics from Harvard University.

At the University of Minnesota, he has served as Assistant and Associate Director of the Center for International Studies, Director of the Master of Arts in Public Affairs Program and Associate Dean for Research at the Humphrey Institute, and Director of the Orville and Jane Freeman Center for International Economic Policy.  



  • The Atlantic Divide in Antitrust: An Examination of US and EU Competition Policy (University of Chicago Press, 2015) Daniel Gifford and Robert Kudrle

Book Chapters

  • Trade and Competition Policy in the Developing World: Is There a Role for the WTO?, in Developing Countries in the WTO Legal System (Chantal Thomas & Joel P. Trachtman, eds., Oxford University Press, 2009) Daniel Gifford and Robert Kudrle

Journal Articles

  • Antitrust Approaches to Dynamically Competitive Industries in the United States and the European Union, 7 Journal of Competition Law & Economics 695 (2011) Daniel Gifford and Robert Kudrle
  • The Law and Economics of Price Discrimination in Modern Economies: Time for Reconciliation?, 43 UC Davis Law Review 1235 (2010) Daniel Gifford and Robert Kudrle
    | SSRN
  • Rhetoric and Reality in the Merger Standards of the United States, Canada, and the European Union, 72 Antitrust Law Journal 423 (2005) Daniel Gifford and Robert Kudrle
  • European Union Competition Law and Policy: How Much Latitude for Convergence with the United States?, 48 Antitrust Bulletin 727 (2003) Daniel Gifford and Robert Kudrle

Contact Information

University of Minnesota Law School

Walter F. Mondale Hall | 229 19th Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-625-1000

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