Forthcoming Articles

We investigate the effect of individual banks’ affected by the recent financial crisis of 2008/2009 on the innovation activities of their business customers. Firms associated with a bank that...

This paper develops a theoretical framework to analyze the link between real-time and dayahead competition in a hydro-based wholesale electricity market. Predictions of the model are tested on a...

This article assesses the impact of a merger in a retail gasoline industry and evaluates the effectiveness of outlet divestitures as remedies. Results show a modest but significant increase in...

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...