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March 2014Specialty drug prices and utilization after loss of U.S. patent exclusivity, 2001-2007
with Rena M. Conti: w20016
October 2013The Regulation of Prescription Drug Competition and Market Responses: Patterns in Prices and Sales Following Loss of Exclusivity
with Murray L. Aitken, Barry Bosworth, Iain M. Cockburn, Richard Frank, Michael Kleinrock, Bradley T. Shapiro: w19487
March 2013Price Indexes for Clinical Trial Research: A Feasibility Study
with Iain M. Cockburn: w18918
October 2011The Effect of FDA Advisories on Branded Pharmaceutical Firms' Valuations and Promotion Efforts
with Rena M. Conti, Haiden A. Huskamp: w17528
March 2011A Primer on the Economics of Prescription Pharmaceutical Pricing in Health Insurance Markets
with Thomas G. McGuire, Joseph P. Newhouse: w16879

Published: Ernst R. Berndt & Thomas McGuire & Joseph P. Newhouse, 2011. "A Primer on the Economics of Prescription Pharmaceutical Pricing in Health Insurance Markets," Forum for Health Economics & Policy, Berkeley Electronic Press, vol. 14(2), pages 10. citation courtesy of

February 2011The Diversity of Concentrated Prescribing Behavior: An Application to Antipsychotics
with Anna A. Levine Taub, Anton Kolotilin, Robert S. Gibbons: w16823
October 2010Brand Loyalty, Generic Entry and Price Competition in Pharmaceuticals in the Quarter Century After the 1984 Waxman-Hatch Legislation
with Murray L. Aitken: w16431

Published: Berndt, Ernst R. and Murray L. Aitken, “Brand Loyalty, Generic Entry and Price Competition in Pharmaceuticals in the Quarter Century after the 1984 Waxman - Hatch Legislation”, International Journal of the Economics of Business 18(2):177 - 201, July 2011.

August 2010Pricing and Reimbursement in U.S. Pharmaceutical Markets
with Joseph P. Newhouse: w16297

Published: Ber ndt, Ernst R. and Joseph P. Newhouse, “Pricing and Reimbursement in U.S. Pharmaceutical Markets”, Chapter 8 in Patricia M. Danzon and Sean N. Nicholson, eds., The Oxford Handbook on the Economics of the Biopharmaceutical Industr y , New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 201 - 265, 2012.

May 2010Characterizing Markets for Biopharmaceutical Innovations: Do Biologics Differ from Small Molecules?
with Mark Trusheim, Murray L. Aitken: w16014
September 2008Economic Factors Underlying the Unbundling of Advertising Agency Services
with Mohammad Arzaghi, James C. Davis, Alvin J. Silk: w14345
December 2006Anomalies in Estimates of Cross-Price Elasticities for Marketing Mix Models: Theory and Empirical Test
with Andre Bonfrer, Alvin Silk: w12756
May 2006Early Retirement and Public Disability Insurance Applications: Exploring the Impact of Depression
with Rena M. Conti, Richard G. Frank: w12237
March 2006The Impact of Antihypertensive Drugs on the Number and Risk of Death, Stroke and Myocardial Infarction in the United States
with Genia Long, David Cutler, Jimmy Royer, Andrée-Anne Fournier, Alicia Sasser, Pierre Cremieux: w12096
October 2005Assessing the Safety and Efficacy of the FDA: The Case of the Prescription Drug User Fee Acts
with Tomas J. Philipson, Adrian H. B. Gottschalk, Matthew W. Strobeck: w11724
August 2005Real Output in Mental Health Care During the 1990s
with Alisa B. Busch, Richard G. Frank, Sharon-Lise Normand: w11557

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June 2005Opportunities for Improving the Drug Development Process: Results from a Survey of Industry and the FDA
with Adrian H. B. Gottschalk, Matthew W. Strobeck: w11425

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May 2005Advanced Purchase Commitments for a Malaria Vaccine: Estimating Costs and Effectiveness
with Rachel Glennerster, Michael R. Kremer, Jean Lee, Ruth Levine, Georg Weizsacker, Heidi Williams: w11288
October 2004Assessing the Impacts of the Prescription Drug User Fee Acts (PDUFA) on the FDA Approval Process
with Adrian H. B. Gottschalk, Tomas Philipson, Matthew W. Strobeck: w10822

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September 2004Faster, Smaller, Cheaper: An Hedonic Price Analysis of PDAs
with Paul D. Chwelos, Ernst R. Berndt, Iain M. Cockburn: w10746

Published: P. D. Chwelos & E. R. Berndt & I. M. Cockburn, 2008. "Faster, smaller, cheaper: an hedonic price analysis of PDAs," Applied Economics, Taylor and Francis Journals, vol. 40(22), pages 2839-2856. citation courtesy of

April 2004Hedonic Price Indexes for Personal Computer Operating Systems and Productivity Suites
with Alan G. White, Jaison R. Abel, Cory W. Monroe: w10427

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November 2003Benefit Plan Design and Prescription Drug Utilization Among Asthmatics: Do Patient Copayments Matter?
with William H. Crown, Onur Baser, Stan N. Finkelstein, Whitney P. Witt: w10062

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October 2003Quality-Constant Price Indexes for the Ongoing Treatment of Schizophrenia: An Exploratory Study
with Richard G. Frank, Alisa B. Busch: w10022

Published: Frank, Richard G., Ernst R. Berndt, Alisa Busch, and Anthony F. Lehman. “Quality-Constant Prices for the Ongoing Treatment of Schizophrenia: An Exploratory Study." Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance 44, 3 (July 2004): 390-409.

September 2003Price Indexes for Microsoft's Personal Computer Software Products
with Jaison R. Abel, Alan G. White: w9966

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Scale and Scope Economies in the Global Advertising and Marketing Services Business
with Alvin J. Silk: w9965
December 2001Intermedia Substitutability and Market Demand by National Advertisers
with Alvin J. Silk, Lisa R. Klein: w8624

Published: Silk, Alvin J., Lisa R. Klein and Ernst R. Berndt. "Intermedia Substitutability And Market Demand By National Advertisers," Review of Industrial Organization, 2002, v20(4,Jun), 323-348.

July 2000The Medical Treatment of Depression, 1991-1996: Productive Inefficiency, Expected Outcome Variations, and Price Indexes
with Anupa Bir, Susan H. Busch, Richard G. Frank, Sharon-Lise T. Normand: w7816

Published: Berndt, Ernst R., Anupa Bir, Susan H. Busch, Richard G. Frank and Sharon-Lise T. Normand. "The Medical Treatment Of Depression, 1991-1996: Productive Inefficiency, Expected Outcome Variations, And Price Indexes," Journal of Health Economics, 2002, v21(3,May), 373-396.

June 2000Consumption Externalities and Diffusion in Pharmaceutical Markets: Antiulcer Drugs
with Robert S. Pindyck, Pierre Azoulay: w7772

Published: Ernst R. Berndt & Robert S. Pindyck & Pierre Azoulay, 2003. "Consumption Externalities and Diffusion in Pharmaceutical Markets: Antiulcer Drugs," Journal of Industrial Economics, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 51(2), pages 243-270, 06. citation courtesy of

March 1999Network Effects and Diffusion in Pharmaceutical Markets: Antiulcer Drugs
with Robert S. Pindyck, Pierre Azoulay: w7024
November 1998Price Indexes for Acute Phase Treatment of Depression
with Susan H. Busch, Richard G. Frank: w6799

Published: Ernst R. Berndt & Susan Busch & Richard Frank, 2001. "Treatment Price Indexes for Acute Phase Major Depression," NBER Chapters, in: Medical Care Output and Productivity, pages 463-508 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Price Indexes for Medical Care Goods and Services: An Overview of Measurement Issues
with David M. Cutler, Richard G. Frank, Zvi Griliches, Joseph P. Newhouse: w6817

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February 1998Price Indexes for the Treatment of Depression
with Richard G. Frank, Susan H. Busch: w6417

Published: Triplett, Jack E. (ed.) Measuring the prices of medical treatments. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 1999.

September 1997Is Price Inflation Different for the Elderly? An Empirical Analysis of Prescription Drugs
with Iain M. Cockburn, Douglas L. Cocks, Arnold Epstein, Zvi Griliches: w6182

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November 1996Alternate Insurance Arrangements and the Treatment of Depression: What Are the Facts?
with Richard G. Frank, Thomas G. McGuire: w5813

Published: in American Journal of Managed Care, vol.3, no.2, pp.243-252, 1997.

October 1994The Roles of Marketing, Product Quality and Price Competition in the Growth and Composition of the U.S. Anti-Ulcer Drug Industry
with Linda Bui, David Reiley, Glen Urban: w4904

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August 1994Costs, Institutional Mobility Barriers, and Market Structure: Advertising Agencies as Multiproduct Firms
with Alvin J. Silk: w4826

Published: Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Vol. 3, no. 3, Fall 1994pp. 437-450

November 1993Econometric Estimates of Prices Indexes for Personal Computers in the 1990s
with Zvi Griliches, Neal Rappaport: w4549

Published: Journal of Econometrics, vol. 68, (1995). pp. 243-268

March 1992Auditing the Producer Price Index: Micro Evidence From Prescription Pharmaceutical Preparations
with Zvi Griliches, Joshua G. Rosett: w4009

Published: Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, vol. 11 no. 3, July 1993, pp. 251-264 citation courtesy of

High-Tech Capital Formation and Labor Composition in U.S. Manufacturing Industries: An Exploratory Analysis
with Catherine J. Morrison, Larry S. Rosenblum: w4010

Published: Journal of Econometrics, vol. 65, no. 1, pp. 9-43, (1994) Annals of Econometrics

September 1991Rail Costs and Capital Adjustments in a Quasi-Regulated Environment
with Ann F. Friedlaender, Judy Shaw-Er Wang Chiang, Mark Showalter, Christopher A. Vellturo: w3841

Published: Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, vol. 27, no.2 May 1993, pp. 131- 152

Measuring the Contribution of Public Infrastructure Capital in Sweden
with Bengt Hansson: w3842

Published: Scandanavian Journal of Economics Volume 94, Supplement 1992, pp. 151-168

June 1991Mergers, Deregulation and Cost Savings in the U.S. Rail Industry
with Ann F. Friedlaender, Judy Shaw-Er Wang Chiang, Christopher A. Vellturo: w3749

Published: "Cost Effect of Mergers and Deregulation in the U.S. Railroad Industry", Journal of Productivity Analysis, vol 4, no.2 1993, pp. 127-144

January 1991Assessing the Productivity of Information Technology Equipment in U.S. Manufacturing Industries
with Catherine J. Morrison: w3582

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October 1990Scale and Scope Effects on Advertising Agency Costs
with Alvin J. Silk: w3463

Published: Marketing Science, vol. 12, No. 1, Winter 1993, pp. 53-72

On the Accuracy of Producer Price Indexes for Pharmaceutical Preparations: An Audit Based on Detailed Firm-Specific Data
with Zvi Griliches, Joshua G. Rosett: w3490
June 1990Price Indexes for Microcomputers: An Exploratory Study
with Zvi Griliches: w3378

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Interdependent Pricing and Markup Behavior: An Empirical Analysis of GM, Ford and Chrysler
with Ann F. Friedlaender, Judy Shaw-Er Wang Chiang: w3396
April 1989Economic Capacity Utilization and Productivity Measurement for Multi-product firms with multiple quasi-fixed inputs
with Melvyn A. Fuss: w2932
May 1982Productivity Measurement Using Capital Asset Valuation to Adjust for Variations in Utilization
with Melvyn A. Fuss: w0895

Published: Berndt, Ernst R. and Melvyn A. Fuss. "Productivity Measurement Using Capital Asset Valuation to Adjust for Variations in Utilization." Journal of Econometrics, November 1986.

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