Forthcoming Articles

We show that in many models where firms make multiple decisions, analysis can be made more tractable by re-formulating the model into one where each firm makes a single choice, which we call a...

Between 2005 and 2008, 19 of the 50 states of the U.S. reformed the franchising process for cable television, significantly easing entry into local markets. Using a difference-in-differences...

I study the role of minimum bid increments (MBI) in internet auctions using natural field experiment data from a Finnish online auction site Huuto.net. Internet auctions are typically viewed as...

Collusion has often been alleged in industries where long-lived capacity investments are important. This article develops a computational duopoly model with capacity investments, demand shocks and...

I show that the benefit of a high reserve price in a common-values ascending auction is lower than in the observationally-equivalent private values setting. Put another way, when bidders have...

This paper investigates the effects of the number of firms and their product-type on broadband Internet quality. We estimate a model that relates the actual speeds delivered in census block groups...

We establish that there are large and persistent differences in final transaction prices for identical new cars, and that demographic characteristics explain at least 20% of the observed variation...

This paper studies when a firm delegates quality control to an independent monitor. In a repeated game consumers’ trust provides incentives to acquire information about whether the good is...

Using Canadian plant-level data, this paper shows that, depending on the industry, the differences in the average plant-level productivity and cross-plant allocation of resources between multi-...