Forthcoming Articles

The vast majority of empirical studies examining the link between consumer search and price dispersion focus on how changes in consumer search impact price dispersion. This article does the...

Markets prone to asymmetric information employ reputation mechanisms to address adverse selection and moral hazard. In this paper, we use a change in such a reputation mechanism to examine its...

We systematically investigate the relationship between the number of firms in a market and tacit collusion by means of a meta-analysis of the literature on oligopoly experiments as well as two own...

It is well known in the credence-good literature that in an expert-client relationship, under the Liability assumptions, clients have to reject the expert's serious-treatment recommendations with...

We use a laboratory experiment to investigate a novel reason for the lack of empirical support for the Hotelling rule for nonrenewable resources. Specifically, we test whether producers with large...

The interdependence between electric vehicle (EV) adoption and charging station deployment could lead to multiple equilibria. Under certain market conditions, the issue of critical mass arises and...

We analyze a model in which journals cannot commit to subscription fees when authors (who prefer low subscription fees because this boosts readership) make submission decisions. A hold-up problem...

I study the impact of imitation on the returns to technological innovation when products are differentiated. Using data that capture Volkswagen's introduction of the TDI diesel engine and the...

We identify the rate of off-label use of prescription drugs in the United States during 1993-2008 using Detection Controlled Estimation. We find the rate rises from 29.9% to 38.3% during this...

We consider a model with two competing two-sided platforms that sell directly to one side of the market (the "direct side"), and indirectly through an agent to the other side (the "retail side")....