We consider contracts for public transport services between a public authority and a transport operator.
We consider the implications of platform price discrimination in the context of card platforms.
This paper investigates the effects of the number of firms and their product-type on broadband Internet quality.
We study the case in which a library consortium increases the aggregate payoff of the member libraries.
In many markets, there are switching costs and network effects. Yet the literature generally deals with them separately.
This paper develops direct tests for search behavior in retail gasoline markets.
I characterize the efficiency of the Cournot equilibrium and provide bounds for the loss in consumer surplus, producer surplus and welfare when the number of firms in the market changes.
Common wisdom suggests that entry reduces profits of incumbent firms.
In a model with endogenous number of innovating firms, we show that whether patent protection increases R&D investment is ambiguous, and depends on the market demand function and the cost of R&