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NBER Papers in Industrial Organization


2014
w20411 Neale Mahoney
E. Glen Weyl

Imperfect Competition in Selection Markets

w20410 Joao Granja
Gregor Matvos
Amit Seru

Selling Failed Banks

w20404 Hugo A. Hopenhayn
On the Measure of Distortions

w20367 Gerald Carlino
William R. Kerr

Agglomeration and Innovation

w20349 Mark Hoekstra
Steven L. Puller
Jeremy West

Cash for Corollas: When Stimulus Reduces Spending

w20341 Bryan S. Graham
An Empirical Model of Network Formation: Detecting Homophily When Agents Are Heterogenous

w20325 Alberto Abadie
Susan Athey
Guido W. Imbens
Jeffrey M. Wooldridge

Finite Population Causal Standard Errors

w20310 Justin Murfin
Mitchell Petersen

Loans on Sale: Credit Market Seasonality, Borrower Need, and Lender Rent Seeking

w20295 Bart J. Bronnenberg
Jean-Pierre Dubé
Matthew Gentzkow
Jesse M. Shapiro

Do Pharmacists Buy Bayer? Informed Shoppers and the Brand Premium

w20293 Christopher Gedge
James W. Roberts
Andrew Sweeting

A Model of Dynamic Limit Pricing with an Application to the Airline Industry

w20280 Soren T. Anderson
Ryan Kellogg
Stephen W. Salant

Hotelling Under Pressure

w20269 Alberto Galasso
Mark Schankerman

Patents and Cumulative Innovation: Causal Evidence from the Courts

w20254 Efraim Benmelech
Nittai Bergman
Anna Milanez
Vladimir Mukharlyamov

The Agglomeration of Bankruptcy

w20226 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Heidi Williams

Paying on the Margin for Medical Care: Evidence from Breast Cancer Treatments

w20215 Ian W.R. Martin
Robert S. Pindyck

Averting Catastrophes: The Strange Economics of Scylla and Charybdis

w20212 David Dranove
Craig Garthwaite
Manuel Hermosilla

Pharmaceutical Profits and the Social Value of Innovation

w20186 Lucas Davis
Catherine Hausman

The Value of Transmission in Electricity Markets: Evidence from a Nuclear Power Plant Closure

w20171 Tom Blake
Steven Tadelis
Chris Nosko

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

w20163 Martin C. Byford
Joshua S. Gans

Collusion at the Extensive Margin

w20160 Joshua S. Gans
Weak Versus Strong Net Neutrality

w20140 Leemore Dafny
Jonathan Gruber
Christopher Ody

More Insurers Lower Premiums: Evidence from Initial Pricing in the Health Insurance Marketplaces

w20138 Jonathan B. Berk
Jules H. van Binsbergen
Binying Liu

Matching Capital and Labor

w20127 Keith M. Marzilli Ericson
When Consumers Do Not Make an Active Decision: Dynamic Default Rules and their Equilibrium Effects

w20119 Myrto Kalouptsidi
Detection and Impact of Industrial Subsidies: The Case of World Shipbuilding

w20109 Steve Cicala
When Does Regulation Distort Costs? Lessons from Fuel Procurement in U.S. Electricity Generation

w20102 Nicholas Bloom
Renata Lemos
Raffaella Sadun
Daniela Scur
John Van Reenen

The New Empirical Economics of Management

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

w20052 Brian Baugh
Itzhak Ben-David
Hoonsuk Park

The “Amazon Tax”: Empirical Evidence from Amazon and Main Street Retailers

w20051 Ben Mermelstein
Volker Nocke
Mark A. Satterthwaite
Michael D. Whinston

Internal versus External Growth in Industries with Scale Economies: A Computational Model of Optimal Merger Policy

w20034 Brigham Frandsen
James B. Rebitzer

Structuring Incentives Within Organizations: The Case of Accountable Care Organizations

w20025 Vasco M. Carvalho
Nico Voigtländer

Input Diffusion and the Evolution of Production Networks

w20022 Ariel Pakes
Behavioral and Descriptive Forms of Choice Models

w20019 Sébastien Houde
How Consumers Respond to Environmental Certification and the Value of Energy Information

w20008 John List
Daan Van Soest
Jan Stoop
Haiwen Zhou

On the Role of Group Size in Tournaments: Theory and Evidence from Lab and Field Experiments

w19993 B. Douglas Bernheim
Erik Madsen

Price Cutting and Business Stealing in Imperfect Cartels

w19990 Guido Menzio
Nicholas Trachter

Large and Small Sellers: A Theory of Equilibrium Price Dispersion with Sequential Search

w19977 Hunt Allcott
Allan Collard-Wexler
Stephen D. O'Connell

How Do Electricity Shortages Affect Productivity? Evidence from India

w19939 Orley C. Ashenfelter
Daniel Hosken
Matthew C. Weinberg

Did Robert Bork Understate the Competitive Impact of Mergers? Evidence from Consummated Mergers

w19906 Morris M. Kleiner
Allison Marier
Kyoung Won Park
Coady Wing

Relaxing Occupational Licensing Requirements: Analyzing Wages and Prices for a Medical Service

w19901 Serguey Braguinsky
Atsushi Ohyama
Tetsuji Okazaki
Chad Syverson

Acquisitions, Productivity, and Profitability: Evidence from the Japanese Cotton Spinning Industry

w19898 Jun Wang
John Whalley

Are Chinese Markets for Manufactured Products More Competitive than in the US?: A Comparison of China –US Industrial Concentration Ratios

w19883 Jason Allen
Robert Clark
Jean-François Houde

Search Frictions and Market Power in Negotiated Price Markets

w19880 Matthew Gentzkow
Jesse M. Shapiro
Daniel F. Stone

Media Bias in the Marketplace: Theory

w19835 Florian Scheuer
Kent Smetters

Could a Website Really Have Doomed the Health Exchanges? Multiple Equilibria, Initial Conditions and the Construction of the Fine

w19877 Greg Kaplan
Guido Menzio

The Morphology of Price Dispersion

w19867 Susan Helper
Rebecca Henderson

Management Practices, Relational Contracts, and the Decline of General Motors

w19865 Andrew B. Bernard
Renzo Massari
Jose-Daniel Reyes
Daria Taglioni

Exporter Dynamics, Firm Size and Growth, and Partial Year Effects

w19859 Parag A. Pathak
Peng Shi

Demand Modeling, Forecasting, and Counterfactuals, Part I

w19838 Lint Barrage
Eric Chyn
Justine Hastings

Advertising, Reputation, and Environmental Stewardship: Evidence from the BP Oil Spill

w19832 Stefano DellaVigna
John A. List
Ulrike Malmendier
Gautam Rao

Voting to Tell Others

w19820 Seth Freedman
Ginger Zhe Jin

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

w19800 Martin Gaynor
Kate Ho
Robert Town

The Industrial Organization of Health Care Markets

w19794 Talia Bar
Dean R. Lillard

Direct to Consumer Advertising of Pharmaceutical Drugs: Information and Persuasion


2013
w19709 Christopher T. Conlon
Julie Holland Mortimer

Efficiency and Foreclosure Effects of All-Units Discounts: Empirical Evidence

w19766 Stefano DellaVigna
Ruben Durante
Brian Knight
Eliana La Ferrara

Market-based Lobbying: Evidence from Advertising Spending in Italy

w19763 Ufuk Akcigit
Murat Alp Celik
Jeremy Greenwood

Buy, Keep or Sell: Economic Growth and the Market for Ideas

w19760 Yiyan Liu
Ginger Zhe Jin

Employer Contribution and Premium Growth in Health Insurance

w19755 Susan Athey
Scott Stern

The Nature and Incidence of Software Piracy: Evidence from Windows

w19751 Marc-Andreas Muendler
Export or Merge? Proximity vs. Concentration in Product Space

w19731 Nicola Lacetera
Bradley J. Larsen
Devin G. Pope
Justin R. Sydnor

Bid Takers or Market Makers? The Effect of Auctioneers on Auction Outcomes

w19703 Christopher T. Conlon
Julie Holland Mortimer

An Experimental Approach to Merger Evaluation

w19675 Matthew Gentzkow
Jesse M. Shapiro

Ideology and Online News

w19647 David S. Abrams
Ufuk Akcigit
Jillian Popadak

Patent Value and Citations: Creative Destruction or Strategic Disruption?

w19634 Brett Danaher
Samita Dhanasobhon
Michael D. Smith
Rahul Telang

Understanding Media Markets in the Digital Age: Economics and Methodology

w19624 Siqi Zheng
Cong Sun
Ye Qi
Matthew E. Kahn

The Evolving Geography of China’s Industrial Production: Implications for Pollution Dynamics and Urban Quality of Life

w19622 Brian K. Chen
Paul J. Gertler
Chuh-Yuh Yang

Moral Hazard and Economies of Scope in Physician Ownership of Complementary Medical Services

w19613 Natalia Fabra
Mar Reguant

Pass-through of Emissions Costs in Electricity Markets

w19535 Soren T. Anderson
Ryan Kellogg
Ashley Langer
James M. Sallee

The Intergenerational Transmission of Automobile Brand Preferences: Empirical Evidence and Implications for Firm Strategy

w19527 Keith M Marzilli Ericson
Amanda Starc

How Product Standardization Affects Choice: Evidence from the Massachusetts Health Insurance Exchange

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

w19522 Peter Arcidiacono
Paul B. Ellickson
Peter Landry
David B. Ridley

Pharmaceutical Followers

w19520 Randall Lewis
Justin M. Rao
David H. Reiley

Measuring the Effects of Advertising: The Digital Frontier

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

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

w19509 Richard Schmalensee
The Performance of U.S. Wind and Solar Generating Units

w19490 John A. Romley
Neeraj Sood

Identifying the Health Production Function: The Case of Hospitals

w19486 Michael J. Dickstein
Eduardo Morales

Accounting for Expectational and Structural Error in Binary Choice Problems: A Moment Inequality Approach

w19485 Koichiro Ito
Asymmetric Incentives in Subsidies: Evidence from a Large-Scale Electricity Rebate Program

w19484 Sumit Agarwal
Souphala Chomsisengphet
Neale Mahoney
Johannes Stroebel

Regulating Consumer Financial Products: Evidence from Credit Cards

w19473 Ufuk Akcigit
Douglas Hanley
Nicolas Serrano-Velarde

Back to Basics: Basic Research Spillovers, Innovation Policy and Growth

w19435 Hanming Fang
Xun Tang

Inference of Bidders’ Risk Attitudes in Ascending Auctions with Endogenous Entry

w19430 Eric Budish
Benjamin N. Roin
Heidi Williams

Do fixed patent terms distort innovation? Evidence from cancer clinical trials

w19419 Susan Athey
Emilio Calvano
Joshua Gans

The Impact of the Internet on Advertising Markets for News Media

w19441 Karthik Muralidharan
Venkatesh Sundararaman

The Aggregate Effect of School Choice: Evidence from a Two-stage Experiment in India

w19401 Kate Ho
Robin S. Lee

Insurer Competition and Negotiated Hospital Prices

w19399 Benjamin R. Handel
Igal Hendel
Michael D. Whinston

Equilibria in Health Exchanges: Adverse Selection vs. Reclassification Risk

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

w19393 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Paul Schrimpf

The Response of Drug Expenditures to Non-Linear Contract Design: Evidence from Medicare Part D

w19374 Bettina Peters
Mark J. Roberts
Van Anh Vuong
Helmut Fryges

Estimating Dynamic R&D Demand: An Analysis of Costs and Long-Run Benefits

w19373 Benjamin R. Handel
Jonathan T. Kolstad

Health Insurance for “Humans”: Information Frictions, Plan Choice, and Consumer Welfare

w19353 Orley C. Ashenfelter
Daniel Hosken
Matthew C. Weinberg

Efficiencies Brewed: Pricing and Consolidation in the U.S. Beer Industry

w19352 Vivek Bhattacharya
James W. Roberts
Andrew Sweeting

Regulating Bidder Participation in Auctions

w19350 Eric Anderson
Emi Nakamura
Duncan Simester
Jón Steinsson

Informational Rigidities and the Stickiness of Temporary Sales

w19342 Pinar Karaca-Mandic
Roger Feldman
Peter Graven

The Role of Agents and Brokers in the Market for Health Insurance

w19333 Kate Ho
Ariel Pakes

Hospital Choices, Hospital Prices and Financial Incentives to Physicians

w19310 Andrew Sfekas
Dean R. Lillard

Do Firms Use Coupons and In-store Discounts to Strategically Market Experience Goods Over the Consumption Life-Cycle? The Case of Cigarettes

w19308 Jan De Loecker
Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg

Firm Performance in a Global Market

w19307 C. Lanier Benkard
Przemyslaw Jeziorski
Gabriel Y. Weintraub

Oblivious Equilibrium for Concentrated Industries

w19303 Daniel Paravisini
Antoinette Schoar

The Incentive Effect of IT: Randomized Evidence from Credit Committees

w19259 Esther Duflo
Michael Greenstone
Rohini Pande
Nicholas Ryan

Truth-telling by Third-party Auditors and the Response of Polluting Firms: Experimental Evidence from India

w19251 Joseph J. Gerakos
Chad Syverson

Competition in the Audit Market: Policy Implications

w19217 Gian Luca Clementi
Berardino Palazzo

Entry, Exit, Firm Dynamics, and Aggregate Fluctuations

w19200 Amitabh Chandra
Amy Finkelstein
Adam Sacarny
Chad Syverson

Healthcare Exceptionalism? Productivity and Allocation in the U.S. Healthcare Sector

w19191 Annamaria Conti
Jerry Thursby
Marie C. Thursby

Patents as Signals for Startup Financing

w19176 Yi Qian
Eric Anderson
Duncan Simester

Multichannel Spillovers from a Factory Store

w19174 Daron Acemoglu
Azarakhsh Malekian
Asuman Ozdaglar

Network Security and Contagion

w19156 David S. Scharfstein
Adi Sunderam

Concentration in Mortgage Lending, Refinancing Activity and Mortgage Rates

w19154 Meghan R. Busse
Ayelet Israeli
Florian Zettelmeyer

Repairing the Damage: The Effect of Price Expectations on Auto-Repair Price Quotes

w19149 Martin B. Hackmann
Jonathan T. Kolstad
Amanda E. Kowalski

Adverse Selection and an Individual Mandate: When Theory Meets Practice

w19126 Jason Allen
Robert Clark
Jean-François Houde

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

w19120 Michael Ewens
Matthew Rhodes-Kropf

Is a VC Partnership Greater than the Sum of its Partners?

w19114 Roland G. Fryer
Jr.
Philipp Harms
Matthew O. Jackson

Updating Beliefs with Ambiguous Evidence: Implications for Polarization

w19092 Paul Gertler
Orie Shelef
Catherine Wolfram
Alan Fuchs

How Pro-Poor Growth Affects the Demand for Energy

w19086 Philippe Aghion
Ufuk Akcigit
Jesús Fernández-Villaverde

Optimal Capital Versus Labor Taxation with Innovation-Led Growth

w19069 Victor Stango
Jonathan Zinman

Borrowing High vs. Borrowing Higher: Sources and Consequences of Dispersion in Individual Borrowing Costs

w19061 Maury Gittleman
Morris M. Kleiner

Wage Effects of Unionization and Occupational Licensing Coverage in the United States

w19043 Roland G. Fryer
Jr.
Philipp Harms

Two-Armed Restless Bandits with Imperfect Information: Stochastic Control and Indexability

w19035 Liran Einav
Jonathan D. Levin

The Data Revolution and Economic Analysis

w19033 Alvaro Garcia Marin
Nico Voigtländer

Exporting and Plant-Level Efficiency Gains: It’s in the Measure

w19021 Liran Einav
Chiara Farronato
Jonathan D. Levin
Neel Sundaresan

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

w19012 Mitsukuni Nishida
Amil Petrin
Sašo Polanec

Exploring Reallocation’s Apparent Weak Contribution to Growth

w19011 Kyoo il Kim
Amil Petrin

Tests for Price Endogeneity in Differentiated Product Models

w18997 Bruce A. Blonigen
Christopher R. Knittel
Anson Soderbery

Keeping it Fresh: Strategic Product Redesigns and Welfare

w18993 Daron Acemoglu
Ufuk Akcigit
Nicholas Bloom
William R. Kerr

Innovation, Reallocation and Growth

w18982 Nicolas Figueroa
Carlos J. Serrano

Patent Trading Flows of Small and Large Firms

w18973 Luís Cabral
Zhu Wang
Daniel Yi Xu

Competitors, Complementors, Parents and Places: Explaining Regional Agglomeration in the U.S. Auto Industry

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

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

w18951 Christopher R. Knittel
Robert S. Pindyck

The Simple Economics of Commodity Price Speculation

w18939 Ginger Zhe Jin
Jungmin Lee

Inspection Technology, Detection and Compliance: Evidence from Florida Restaurant Inspections

w18936 Roland Bénabou
Jean Tirole

Bonus Culture: Competitive Pay, Screening, and Multitasking

w18925 David Albouy
Walter Graf
Ryan Kellogg
Hendrik Wolff

Climate Amenities, Climate Change, and American Quality of Life

w18910 Umit G. Gurun
Gregor Matvos
Amit Seru

Advertising Expensive Mortgages

w18894 Gautam Gowrisankaran
Claudio Lucarelli
Philip Schmidt-Dengler
Robert Town

Can Amputation Save the Hospital? The Impact of the Medicare Rural Flexibility Program on Demand and Welfare

w18881 Justine S. Hastings
Ali Hortaçsu
Chad Syverson

Advertising and Competition in Privatized Social Security: The Case of Mexico

w18875 Gautam Gowrisankaran
Aviv Nevo
Robert Town

Mergers When Prices are Negotiated: Evidence from the Hospital Industry

w18863 John Cawley
Rosemary Avery
Matthew Eisenberg

The Effect of Deceptive Advertising on Consumption of the Advertised Good and its Substitutes: The Case of Over-the-Counter Weight Loss Products

w18853 David Dranove
Craig Garthwaite
Christopher Ody

How do Hospitals Respond to Negative Financial Shocks? The Impact of the 2008 Stock Market Crash

w18850 Patrick Bajari
Chenghuan Sean Chu
Denis Nekipelov
Minjung Park

A Dynamic Model of Subprime Mortgage Default: Estimation and Policy Implications

w18849 Christopher R. Knittel
Ryan Sandler

The Welfare Impact of Indirect Pigouvian Taxation: Evidence from Transportation

w18842 Philippe Aghion
Nicholas Bloom
John Van Reenen

Incomplete Contracts and the Internal Organization of Firms

w18841 Luis Garicano
Claire LeLarge
John Van Reenen

Firm Size Distortions and the Productivity Distribution: Evidence from France

w18830 Dhaval M. Dave
Effects of Pharmaceutical Promotion: A Review and Assessment

w18820 Meghan R. Busse
Nicola Lacetera
Devin G. Pope
Jorge Silva-Risso
Justin R. Sydnor

Estimating the Effect of Salience in Wholesale and Retail Car Markets

w18804 Jonathan T. Kolstad
Information and Quality when Motivation is Intrinsic: Evidence from Surgeon Report Cards

w18795 Marco Ceccagnoli
Matthew J. Higgins
Vincenzo Palermo

Behind the Scenes: Sources of Complementarity in R&D

w18783 David S. Evans
Richard Schmalensee

The Antitrust Analysis of Multi-Sided Platform Businesses

w18750 Pierre Dubois
Rachel Griffith
Aviv Nevo

Do Prices and Attributes Explain International Differences in Food Purchases?

w18729 Yuyu Chen
Ginger Zhe Jin
Naresh Kumar
Guang Shi

Gaming in Air Pollution Data? Lessons from China

w18739 Allan Collard-Wexler
Jan De Loecker

Reallocation and Technology: Evidence from the U.S. Steel Industry

w18684 Jeffrey S. McCullough
Stephen Parente
Robert Town

Health Information Technology and Patient Outcomes: The Role of Organizational and Informational Complementarities

w18685 Christopher R. Knittel
The Energy-Policy Efficiency Gap: Was There Ever Support for Gasoline Taxes?

w18665 David Card
Stefano DellaVigna

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