Standing on the Shoulders of Dwarfs: Dominant Firms and Innovation Incentives [Revised August 2018]
Sequential Auctions and Auction Revenue (with David Salant) [Revised July 2018]
Towards a Theory of Platform Dynamics [Revised July 2018]
Mixed Bundling in Retail DVD Sales: Facts and Theories (with Gabriel Natividad) [July 2018]
Exporting Movies: Country Proximity, Release Strategy, and Performance (with Gabriel Natividad) [June 2018]
Incentive Pay and Systemic Risk (with Rui Albuquerque and José Guedes) [Revised May 2018]
Search and Equilibrium Prices: Theory and Evidence from Retail Diesel (with Dominik Schober and Oliver Woll) [March 2018]
What Makes Geeks Tick? A Study of Stack Overflow Careers (with Lei Xu and Tingting Nian) [Revised February 2018]
Incentive Regulation: Evidence from German Electricity Networks (with Michael Hellwig and Dominik Schober) [Revised February 2018]
Staggered Contracts, Market Power, and Welfare [Revised September 2017]
Competitive Effects of Partial Control in an Input Supplier (with Duarte Brito and Helder Vasconcelos) [July 2016]
Rational Buyers Search When Prices Increase (with Sonia Gilbukh) [March 2016]
Spin-offs: Theory and Evidence from the Early U.S. Automobile Industry (with Zhu Wang) [July 2009]
Notes on older working papers
Competitors, Complementors, Parents and Places:
Explaining Regional Agglomeration in the U.S. Auto Industry (with Zhu Wang and Daniel Xu) [Revised December 2017], forthcoming in Review of Economic Dynamics
Alliance Formation and Firm Value (with Gonçalo Pacheco-de-Almeida) [Revised August 2017], forthcoming in Management Science
- The working paper Switching Costs and Equilibrium Prices,
eventually led to two papers:
Small Switching Costs Lead to Lower Prices,
published in the Journal of Marketing Research; and a more general framework, Dynamic Pricing in Customer Markets with Switching Costs, published in the Review of Economic Dynamics.
I am currently working on a handbook chapter on the topic of switching costs.
- The paper "Multimarket Contact Under Imperfect Observability, With an Application to Umbrella Branding" (1998)
turned into "Optimal Brand Umbrella Size" (2007),
then into Umbrella Branding with Imperfect Observability and Moral Hazard, published in IJIO.
"Football, Sailing, and R&D: Dynamic Competition with Strategic Choice of Variance and Co-Variance."
This paper, winner of the longest-title award, was turned into two papers: R&D Competition When Firms Choose Variance,
published in JEMS;
and Increasing Dominance With No Efficiency Effect, published in JET.
See the publications page for details.
A follow-up to these papers is Go for Broke or Play it Safe? Dynamic Competition with Choice of Variance, published in RJE.
- "Entry Mistakes," CEPR Working Paper No. 1729, was published in EER under the title Simultaneous Entry and Welfare. I liked the old title better :(
- "R&D Alliances as Non-cooperative Supergames," CEPR Working Paper No. 1439, was published in IJIO as R and D Cooperation and Product Market Competition.
- "Learning to Compete and Vice-versa," Boston University's ISP Working Paper No. 39 (1992), was published in Econometrica as The Learning Curve, Market Dominance, and Predatory Pricing.
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