Issue 2

June 2018
Articles: 

The Impact of Maximum Markup Regulation on Prices

Markup regulation is a common, yet understudied type of regulation. We analyze the repeal of maximum wholesale and retail markup regulation in an oligopolistic and vertically nonintegrated

Open Access as a Crude Solution to a Hold-up Problem in the Two-Sided Market for Academic Journals

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.

Patents and the Success of Venture‐Capital Backed Startups: Using Examiner Assignment to Estimate Causal Effects

The Journal of Industrial Economics, Volume 66, Issue 2, Page 350-376, June 2018.

Dynamic Performance Evaluation with Deadlines: The Role of Commitment

We consider an environment in which a principal hires an agent and evaluates his productivity over time in an ongoing relationship.

Technology Adoption and Critical Mass: The Case of the U.S. Electric Vehicle Market

The interdependence between electric vehicle (EV) adoption and charging station deployment could lead to multiple equilibria.

Nonrenewable Resources, Strategic Behavior and the Hotelling Rule: An Experiment

We use a laboratory experiment to investigate a novel reason for the lack of empirical support for the Hotelling rule for nonrenewable resources.

Erratum - OPPORTUNITY COST PASS‐THROUGH FROM FOSSIL FUEL MARKET PRICES TO PROCUREMENT COSTS OF THE U.S. POWER PRODUCERS

This article corrects: OPPORTUNITY COST PASS‐THROUGH FROM FOSSIL FUEL MARKET PRICES TO PROCUREMENT COSTS OF THE U.S.