Information, Learning, and Drug Diffusion: the Case of Cox-2 Inhibitors
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We wish to thank Simon Anderson, John Chao, Greg Crawford, Tülin Erdem, Phillip Leslie, Jackie Luan, Puneet Manchanda, Sean Nicholson, Peter Reiss, Jesse Shapiro, Vishal Singh, Russ Winer, Marta Wosinska, seminar attendees at the University of Pennsylvania, Stanford University, and New York University, as well as the participants at the 2006 American Society of Health Economists Conference, the 2007 Conference on Empirical IO, the 2007 International Industrial Organization Conference, and the 2007 Quantitative Marketing and Economics Conference for constructive comments and suggestions. Research assistance from Yan Chen is greatly appreciated. All errors remain ours. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.