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Industrial Organization: Industry Studies: Services


2014
w20313 Brianna Cardiff-Hicks
Francine Lafontaine
Kathryn Shaw

Do Large Modern Retailers Pay Premium Wages?

w20312 Francine Lafontaine
Kathryn Shaw

Serial Entrepreneurship: Learning by Doing?

w20171 Tom Blake
Steven Tadelis
Chris Nosko

Consumer Heterogeneity and Paid Search Effectiveness: A Large Scale Field Experiment

w20162 Joshua S. Gans
“Selling Out” and the Impact of Music Piracy on Artist Entry

w20088 Matthew Chesnes
Weijia (Daisy) Dai
Ginger Zhe Jin

Banning Foreign Pharmacies from Sponsored Search: The Online Consumer Response

w20074 Daniel Elfenbein
Raymond Fisman
Brian McManus

Market Structure, Reputation, and the Value of Quality Certification

w19920 Sumit Agarwal
Gene Amromin
Itzhak Ben-David
Souphala Chomsisengphet
Douglas Evanoff

The Effectiveness of Mandatory Mortgage Counseling: Can One Dissuade Borrowers from Choosing Risky Mortgages?

w19883 Jason Allen
Robert Clark
Jean-François Houde

Search Frictions and Market Power in Negotiated Price Markets

w19816 Caroline M. Hoxby
The Economics of Online Postsecondary Education: MOOCs, Nonselective Education, and Highly Selective Education

w19820 Seth Freedman
Ginger Zhe Jin

The Signaling Value of Online Social Networks: Lessons from Peer-to-Peer Lending

w19795 Melissa S. Kearney
Phillip B. Levine

Media Influences on Social Outcomes: The Impact of MTV’s 16 and Pregnant on Teen Childbearing

w19797 Raffaella Sadun
Does Planning Regulation Protect Independent Retailers?


2013
w19755 Susan Athey
Scott Stern

The Nature and Incidence of Software Piracy: Evidence from Windows

w19675 Matthew Gentzkow
Jesse M. Shapiro

Ideology and Online News

w19634 Brett Danaher
Samita Dhanasobhon
Michael D. Smith
Rahul Telang

Understanding Media Markets in the Digital Age: Economics and Methodology

w19606 Sumit Agarwal
Itzhak Ben-David
Vincent Yao

Collateral Valuation and Borrower Financial Constraints: Evidence from the Residential Real Estate Market

w19549 Scott Wallsten
What Are We Not Doing When We're Online

w19526 Catherine L. Mann
Information Lost (Apologies to Milton)

w19519 Michael R. Baye
Babur De los Santos
Matthijs R. Wildenbeest

Searching for Physical and Digital Media: The Evolution of Platforms for Finding Books

w19419 Susan Athey
Emilio Calvano
Joshua Gans

The Impact of the Internet on Advertising Markets for News Media

w19412 Ann Bartel
Brianna Cardiff-Hicks
Kathryn Shaw

Compensation Matters: Incentives for Multitasking in a Law Firm

w19396 Andrew B. Bernard
Teresa C. Fort

Factoryless Goods Producers in the US

w19394 Wen Wen
Marco Ceccagnoli
Chris Forman

Patent Commons, Thickets, and Open Source Software Entry by Start-Up Firms

w19251 Joseph J. Gerakos
Chad Syverson

Competition in the Audit Market: Policy Implications

w19156 David S. Scharfstein
Adi Sunderam

Concentration in Mortgage Lending, Refinancing Activity and Mortgage Rates

w19150 Brett Danaher
Michael D. Smith
Rahul Telang

Piracy and Copyright Enforcement Mechanisms

w19133 Ajay K. Agrawal
Christian Catalini
Avi Goldfarb

Some Simple Economics of Crowdfunding

w19126 Jason Allen
Robert Clark
Jean-François Houde

The Effect of Mergers in Search Market: Evidence from the Canadian Mortgage Industry

w19029 Filipe R. Campante
Ruben Durante
Francesco Sobbrio

Politics 2.0: The Multifaceted Effect of Broadband Internet on Political Participation

w19027 Filipe R. Campante
Quoc-Anh Do

Isolated Capital Cities, Accountability and Corruption: Evidence from US States

w19021 Liran Einav
Chiara Farronato
Jonathan D. Levin
Neel Sundaresan

Sales Mechanisms in Online Markets: What Happened to Internet Auctions?

w18961 Hongbin Cai
Ginger Z. Jin
Chong Liu
Li-An Zhou

More Trusting, Less Trust? An Investigation of Early E-Commerce in China

w18910 Umit G. Gurun
Gregor Matvos
Amit Seru

Advertising Expensive Mortgages


2012
w18567 Weijia Dai
Ginger Z. Jin
Jungmin Lee
Michael Luca

Optimal Aggregation of Consumer Ratings: An Application to Yelp.com

w18474 Ejaz Ghani
William R. Kerr
Christopher T. Stanton

Diasporas and Outsourcing: Evidence from oDesk and India

w18340 Dina Mayzlin
Yaniv Dover
Judith A. Chevalier

Promotional Reviews: An Empirical Investigation of Online Review Manipulation

w18268 Alberto Chong
Rafael La Porta
Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes
Andrei Shleifer

Letter Grading Government Efficiency

w18234 Matthew Gentzkow
Jesse M. Shapiro
Michael Sinkinson

Competition and Ideological Diversity: Historical Evidence from US Newspapers

w18167 Shane Greenstein
Feng Zhu

Collective Intelligence and Neutral Point of View: The Case of Wikipedia

w18164 Matthew Gentzkow
Nathan Petek
Jesse M. Shapiro
Michael Sinkinson

Do Newspapers Serve the State? Incumbent Party Influence on the US Press, 1869-1928

w18018 Liran Einav
Dan Knoepfle
Jonathan D. Levin
Neel Sundaresan

Sales Taxes and Internet Commerce

w17959 Ginger Zhe Jin
Marc Rysman

Platform Pricing at Sports Card Conventions

w17915 Craig L. Garthwaite
You Get a Book! Demand Spillovers, Combative Advertising, and Celebrity Endorsements

w17902 Diego A. Comin
An Exploration of Luxury Hotels in Tanzania

w17825 Emek Basker
Raising the Barcode Scanner: Technology and Productivity in the Retail Sector


2011
w17596 Ejaz Ghani
William R. Kerr
Stephen D. O'Connell

Local Industrial Structures and Female Entrepreneurship in India

w17514 Ejaz Ghani
William R. Kerr
Stephen D. O'Connell

Spatial Determinants of Entrepreneurship in India

w17503 Joel Waldfogel
Copyright Protection, Technological Change, and the Quality of New Products: Evidence from Recorded Music since Napster

w17477 Lars Lefgren
Brennan Platt
Joseph Price

Sticking with What (Barely) Worked

w17385 Liran Einav
Theresa Kuchler
Jonathan D. Levin
Neel Sundaresan

Learning from Seller Experiments in Online Markets

w17263 Riccardo Puglisi
James M. Snyder
Jr.

The Balanced U.S. Press

w17250 Patrick Bayer
Robert McMillan
Alvin Murphy
Christopher Timmins

A Dynamic Model of Demand for Houses and Neighborhoods

w17246 Catherine Tucker
Network Stability, Network Externalities and Technology Adoption

w17227 Panle Jia Barwick
Parag A. Pathak

The Costs of Free Entry: An Empirical Study of Real Estate Agents in Greater Boston

w17220 Charles J. Courtemanche
Art Carden

Competing with Costco and Sam's Club: Warehouse Club Entry and Grocery Prices

w17067 Jessie Handbury
David E. Weinstein

Goods Prices and Availability in Cities

w16882 Joel Waldfogel
Bye, Bye, Miss American Pie? The Supply of New Recorded Music Since Napster

w16855 Seth M. Freedman
Ginger Zhe Jin

Learning by Doing with Asymmetric Information: Evidence from Prosper.com

w16743 Orley C. Ashenfelter
Kathryn Graddy

Sale Rates and Price Movements in Art Auctions


2010
w16626 Morris M. Kleiner
David Weil

Evaluating the Effectiveness of National Labor Relations Act Remedies: Analysis and Comparison with Other Workplace Penalty Policies

w16562 Stephen J. Redding
Theories of Heterogeneous Firms and Trade

w16507 Julie Holland Mortimer
Chris Nosko
Alan Sorensen

Supply Responses to Digital Distribution: Recorded Music and Live Performances

w16258 Katja Seim
Joel Waldfogel

Public Monopoly and Economic Efficiency: Evidence from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board's Entry Decisions

w16166 Shane Greenstein
Ryan C. McDevitt

Evidence of a Modest Price Decline in US Broadband Services

w15964 Fernando Ferreira
Joel Waldfogel

Pop Internationalism: Has A Half Century of World Music Trade Displaced Local Culture?

w15923 Erik Snowberg
Justin Wolfers

Explaining the Favorite-Longshot Bias: Is it Risk-Love or Misperceptions?

w15916 Matthew Gentzkow
Jesse M. Shapiro

Ideological Segregation Online and Offline

w15905 Shane Greenstein
Nurturing the Accumulation of Innovations: Lessons from the Internet

w15738 Nancy Qian
David Yanagizawa-Drott

Government Distortion in Independently Owned Media: Evidence from U.S. Cold War News Coverage of Human Rights

w15660 Andrew B. Bernard
J. Bradford Jensen
Stephen J. Redding
Peter K. Schott

Wholesalers and Retailers in U.S. Trade (Long Version)

w15650 William N. Goetzmann
Frank Newman

Securitization in the 1920's


2009
w15614 Daniel Elfenbein
Raymond Fisman
Brian McManus

Reputation, Altruism, and the Benefits of Seller Charity in an Online Marketplace

w15544 Matthew Gentzkow
Jesse M. Shapiro
Michael Sinkinson

The Effect of Newspaper Entry and Exit on Electoral Politics

w15402 Rafael Di Tella
Ignacio Franceschelli

Government Advertising and Media Coverage of Corruption Scandals

w15390 Ben Shiller
Joel Waldfogel

Music for a Song: An Empirical Look at Uniform Song Pricing and its Alternatives

w15348 John C. Haltiwanger
Ron S. Jarmin
C. J. Krizan

Mom-and-Pop Meet Big-Box: Complements or Substitutes?

w15313 Timothy Dunne
Shawn D. Klimek
Mark J. Roberts
Daniel Yi Xu

Entry, Exit, and the Determinants of Market Structure

w15253 Susan Athey
Glenn Ellison

Position Auctions with Consumer Search

w15242 Rajkamal Iyer
Asim Ijaz Khwaja
Erzo F.P. Luttmer
Kelly Shue

Screening Peers Softly: Inferring the Quality of Small Borrowers

w15214 David M. Cutler
Robert S. Huckman
Jonathan T. Kolstad

Input Constraints and the Efficiency of Entry: Lessons from Cardiac Surgery

w15183 Seth M. Freedman
Melissa Schettini Kearney
Mara Lederman

Product Recalls, Imperfect Information, and Spillover Effects: Lessons from the Consumer Response to the 2007 Toy Recalls

w15019 Kathryn Graddy
George Hall

A Dynamic Model of Price Discrimination and Inventory Management at the Fulton Fish Market

w14841 Trevon Logan
Manisha Shah

Face Value: Information and Signaling in an Illegal Market

w14868 Bronwyn H. Hall
Business and Financial Method Patents, Innovation, and Policy

w14854 Andrew K. Rose
Mark M. Spiegel

The Olympic Effect

w14847 Brandon Dupont
Alka Gandhi
Thomas Weiss

Fluctuations in Overseas Travel by Americans, 1820 to 2000

w14817 Sam Schulhofer-Wohl
Miguel Garrido

Do Newspapers Matter? Short-run and Long-run Evidence from the Closure of The Cincinnati Post

w14758 Shane Greenstein
Ryan C. McDevitt

The Broadband Bonus: Accounting for Broadband Internet's Impact on U.S. GDP

w14714 Bronwyn H. Hall
Grid Thoma
Salvatore Torrisi

Financial Patenting in Europe


2008
w14598 Riccardo Puglisi
James M. Snyder
Jr.

Media Coverage of Political Scandals

w14506 Andrew Sweeting
The Strategic Timing Incentives of Commercial Radio Stations: An Empirical Analysis Using Multiple Equilibria

w14505 Andrew Sweeting
Equilibrium Price Dynamics in Perishable Goods Markets: The Case of Secondary Markets for Major League Baseball Tickets

w14345 Mohammad Arzaghi
Ernst R. Berndt
James C. Davis
Alvin J. Silk

Economic Factors Underlying the Unbundling of Advertising Agency Services

w14296 Claudio Lucarelli
Jeffrey Prince
Kosali Simon

The Welfare Impact of Reducing Choice in Medicare Part D: A Comparison of Two Regulation Strategies

w14252 Pradeep Chintadunta
Renna Jiang
Ginger Z. Jin

Information, Learning, and Drug Diffusion: the Case of Cox-2 Inhibitors

w14166 Maris Goldmanis
Ali Hortacsu
Chad Syverson
Onsel Emre

E-commerce and the Market Structure of Retail Industries

w14159 James B. Rebitzer
Mari Rege
Christopher Shepard

Influence, Information Overload, and Information Technology in Health Care

w14020 Kam Yu
Measuring the Output and Prices of the Lottery Sector: An Application of Implicit Expected Utility Theory

w13965 Emi Nakamura
Pass-Through in Retail and Wholesale

w13936 Atif Mian
Amir Sufi

The Consequences of Mortgage Credit Expansion: Evidence from the 2007 Mortgage Default Crisis

w13878 James M. Snyder
Jr.
David Strömberg

Press Coverage and Political Accountability

w13788 Matthew Cary
Aparna Das
Benjamin Edelman
Ioannis Giotis
Kurtis Heimerl
Anna R. Karlin
Claire Mathieu
Michael Schwarz

On Best-Response Bidding in GSP Auctions

w13783 Thomas J. Holmes
The Diffusion of Wal-Mart and Economies of Density


2007
w13684 Morris M. Kleiner
Richard M. Todd

Mortgage Broker Regulations That Matter: Analyzing Earnings, Employment, and Outcomes for Consumers

w13614 Dora Gicheva
Justine Hastings
Sofia Villas-Boas

Revisiting the Income Effect: Gasoline Prices and Grocery Purchases

w13522 Andrew Sweeting
Dynamic Product Repositioning in Differentiated Product Markets: The Case of Format Switching in the Commercial Radio Industry

w13497 Joel Waldfogel
"Lost" on the Web: Does Web Distribution Stimulate or Depress Television Viewing?

w13426 Bronwyn H. Hall
Grid Thoma
Salvatore Torrisi

The market value of patents and R&D: Evidence from European firms

w13378 Valentino Larcinese
Riccardo Puglisi
James M. Snyder
Jr.

Partisan Bias in Economic News: Evidence on the Agenda-Setting Behavior of U.S. Newspapers

w13360 Igal Hendel
Aviv Nevo
François Ortalo-Magné

The Relative Performance of Real Estate Marketing Platforms: MLS versus FSBOMadison.com

w13253 Ricard Gil
Pablo T. Spiller

The Organizational Implications of Creativity: The US Film Industry in Mid-XXth Century

w13172 Sinan Aral
Erik Brynjolfsson
Marshall Van Alstyne

Information, Technology and Information Worker Productivity: Task Level Evidence

w13158 Shane Greenstein
Economic Experiments and Neutrality in Internet Access

w13146 Iain M. Cockburn
Stefan Wagner

Patents and the Survival of Internet-related IPOs

w12815 Luis Garicano
Thomas N. Hubbard

The Return to Knowledge Hierarchies


2006
w12707 Matthew Gentzkow
Jesse M. Shapiro

What Drives Media Slant? Evidence from U.S. Daily Newspapers

w12646 Darlene C. Chisholm
Margaret S. McMillan
George Norman

Product Differentiation and Film Programming Choice: Do First-Run Movie Theatres Show the Same Films?

w12604 Christopher R. Knittel
Victor Stango

Strategic Incompatibility in ATM Markets

w12562 Matthew Gentzkow
Valuing New Goods in a Model with Complementarities: Online Newspapers

w12488 Daniel A. Ackerberg
Gautam Gowrisankaran

Quantifying Equilibrium Network Externalities in the ACH Banking Industry

w12457 Beata Smarzynska Javorcik
Wolfgang Keller
James R. Tybout

Openness and Industrial Responses in a Wal-Mart World: A Case Study of Mexican Soaps, Detergents and Surfactant Producers

w12435 Fredrik Andersson
Matthew Freedman
John C. Haltiwanger
Julia Lane
Kathryn L. Shaw

Reaching for the Stars: Who Pays for Talent in Innovative Industries?

w12317 Felix Oberholzer-Gee
Joel Waldfogel

Media Markets and Localism: Does Local News en Español Boost Hispanic Voter Turnout?

w12263 Ken Hendricks
Alan Sorensen

Information Spillovers in the Market for Recorded Music

w12242 Glenn Ellison
Sara Fisher Ellison

Internet Retail Demand: Taxes, Geography, and Online-Offline Competition

w12195 Bronwyn H. Hall
Megan MacGarvie

The Private Value of Software Patents

w12182 Shane Greenstein
Jeff Prince

The Diffusion of the Internet and the Geography of the Digital Divide in the United States

w12010 Rafael Rob
Joel Waldfogel

Piracy on the Silver Screen

w11972 Joel Waldfogel
The Median Voter and the Median Consumer: Local Private Goods and Residential Sorting


2005
w11873 V. Joseph Hotz
Mo Xiao

The Impact of Regulations on the Supply and Quality of Care in Child Care Markets

w11847 Jeffrey R. Campbell
Competition in Large Markets

w11664 Matthew Gentzkow
Jesse Shapiro

Media Bias and Reputation

w11649 Jean M. Abraham
Martin S. Gaynor
William B. Vogt

Entry and Competition in Local Hospital Markets

w11642 Chris Forman
Avi Goldfarb
Shane Greenstein

Technology Adoption In and Out of Major Urban Areas: When Do Internal Firm Resources Matter Most?

w11287 Jonathan Guryan
Melissa S. Kearney

Lucky Stores, Gambling, and Addiction: Empirical Evidence from State Lottery Sales

w11282 Marie Connolly
Alan B. Krueger

Rockonomics: The Economics of Popular Music

w11120 Alfonso Gambardella
Bronwyn H. Hall

Proprietary vs. Public Domain Licensing of Software and Research Products

w11053 Steven D. Levitt
Chad Syverson

Market Distortions when Agents are Better Informed: The Value of Information in Real Estate Transactions


2004
w10962 Christopher R. Knittel
Victor Stango

Incompatibility, Product Attributes and Consumer Welfare: Evidence from ATMs

w10956 Josh Lerner
Jean Tirole

The Economics of Technology Sharing: Open Source and Beyond

w10901 Bronwyn H. Hall
Manuel Trajtenberg

Uncovering GPTS with Patent Data

w10874 Rafael Rob
Joel Waldfogel

Piracy on the High C's: Music Downloading, Sales Displacement, and Social Welfare in a Sample of College Students

w10774 Christopher R. Knittel
Victor Stango

Compatibility and Pricing with Indirect Network Effects: Evidence from ATMs

w10570 Glenn Ellison
Sara Fisher Ellison

Search, Obfuscation, and Price Elasticities on the Internet


2003
w10148 Judith A. Chevalier
Dina Mayzlin

The Effect of Word of Mouth on Sales: Online Book Reviews

w9979 Chris Forman
Avi Goldfarb
Shane Greenstein

How did Location Affect Adoption of the Commercial Internet? Global Village, Urban Density, and Industry Composition

w9922 Severin Borenstein
Stephen P. Holland

On the Efficiency of Competitive Electricity Markets With Time-Invariant Retail Prices


2002
w9295 Sendhil Mullainathan
Andrei Shleifer

Media Bias

w9287 Chris Forman
Avi Goldfarb
Shane Greenstein

Digital Dispersion: An Industrial and Geographic Census of Commerical Internet Use

w9198 William N. Evans
Julie H. Topoleski

The Social and Economic Impact of Native American Casinos

w9085 Austan Goolsbee
Judith Chevalier

Measuring Prices and Price Competition Online: Amazon and Barnes and Noble

w9081 Michael W. Klein
Work and Play: International Evidence of Gender Equality in Employment and Sports


2001
w8624 Alvin J. Silk
Lisa R. Klein
Ernst R. Berndt

Intermedia Substitutability and Market Demand by National Advertisers

w8411 Steven J. Davis
Jack MacCrisken
Kevin M. Murphy

Economic Perspectives on Software Design: PC Operating Systems and Platforms

w8317 Austan Goolsbee
Amil Petrin

The Consumer Gains from Direct Broadcast Satellites and the Competition with Cable Television

w8252 Felix Oberholzer-Gee
Joel Waldfogel

Electoral Acceleration: The Effect of Minority Population on Minority Voter Turnout

w8179 Francine Lafontaine
Joanne Oxley

International Franchising: Evidence from US and Canadian Franchisors in Mexico


2000
w7998 Andrew B. Bernard
Meghan R. Busse

Who Wins the Olympic Games: Economic Development and Medal Totals

w7961 Fiona Scott Morton
Florian Zettelmeyer
Jorge Silva Risso

Internet Car Retailing

w7944 Lisa George
Joel Waldfogel

Who Benefits Whom in Daily Newspaper Markets?

w7690 Shane Greenstein
Building and Delivering the Virtual World: Commercializing Services for Internet Access

w7467 Ann P. Bartel
Human Resource Management and Performance in the Service Sector: The Case of Bank Branches


1999
w7391 Joel Waldfogel
Preference Externalities: An Empirical Study of Who Benefits Whom in Differentiated Product Markets

w7250 Takeo Hoshi
Anil Kashyap

The Japanese Banking Crisis: Where Did It Come From and How Will It End?

w7080 Steven T. Berry
Joel Waldfogel

Mergers, Station Entry, and Programming Variety in Radio Broadcasting


1998
w6544 Francine Lafontaine
Margaret E. Slade

Incentive Contracting and the Franchise Decision


1996
w5859 Arturs Kalnins
Francine Lafontaine

The Characteristics of Multi-Unit Ownership in Franchising: Evidence from Fast-Food Restaurants in Texas

w5528 Steven Berry
Joel Waldfogel

Free Entry and Social Inefficiency in Radio Broadcasting


1995
w5133 Steven J. Davis
John Haltiwanger

Measuring Gross Worker and Job Flows


1994
w4920 Laurence C. Baker
Does Competition from HMOs Affect Fee-For-Service Physicians?

w4826 Alvin J. Silk
Ernst R. Berndt

Costs, Institutional Mobility Barriers, and Market Structure: Advertising Agencies as Multiproduct Firms

t0160 Nancy Cole
Janet Currie

Reported Income in the NLSY: Consistency Checks and Methods for Cleaningthe Data

w4695 Martin Gaynor
Issues in the Industrial Organization of the Market for Physician Services


1991
w3872 Martin Gaynor
Gerard F. Anderson

Hospital Costs and the Cost of Empty Hospital Beds


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