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We propose a dynamic model of an oligopoly industry characterized by spatial competition between multi-store retailers. Firms compete in prices and decide where to open or close stores depending on...
The paper presents a new framework to assess firm level heterogeneity and to study the rate and direction of technical change. Building on the analysis of revealed short-run production functions by...
While file sharing has undermined firms’ ability to generate revenue for their products, other technological change has reduced entry barriers in cultural industries, with substantial positive...
This paper studies firms' incentives to disclose horizontal product attributes in a competitive environment. With competition, two elements play an important role: whether (i) firms can disclose only...
The model incorporates an infinite series of auctions for identical items (or close substitutes) ordered over time and bidders with unit demand. The participants of each auction are drawn from a...
We study how demarketing interacts with pricing decisions to explain why and when it can be employed as the seller's optimal strategy. In our model, a monopolistic seller offers different price-...
A primary explanation for variation in contract structure is the extent to which contracting parties make investments specific to their transaction. Investment decisions are typically endogenous in...
We analyze collusion under demand uncertainty by risk-averse cartels that care about the utility derived from profits. With sufficient risk aversion and non-trivial fixed operating costs, it becomes...
We introduce asymmetric product differentiation in a model characterized by a linear demand system, endogenous markups and heterogeneous firms (as in Melitz-Ottaviano [2008]). In particular, a single...
We use Monte Carlo experiments to study how pass-through can improve merger price predictions, focusing on the first order approximation (FOA) proposed in Jaffe and Weyl []. FOA addresses the...

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05/19/2016
The 2016 meeting of the board (AGM) will take place in London during the CEPR/JIE Applied industrial organization conference (see http://www.cemmap.ac.uk/uploads/cemmap%202015_16/CEPR-JIE%...
07/17/2015
The prize for the best theory paper published in 2012-2013 has been attributed to Markus Reisinger and Monika Schnitzer For their paper "Successive Oligopolies With Differentiated Firms And...
05/18/2015
The next AGM will take place during the CEPR/JIE conference next May 20-23 in Zurich.
04/17/2015
The Sixteenth CEPR/JIE Conference on Applied Industrial Organization will take place at the university of Zurich during 21‐23 May 2015. The programs of the school and the conference are...
04/17/2015
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01/02/2015
Alan Sorenson has stepped down as an editor; the board thanks him for his editorial services. We are happy to report that James Roberts (Duke Economics) will serve as an editor starting in January...
11/19/2014
Starting in January 2015, Justin Johnson (Cornell University) will replace Volker Nocke as an editor. Volker statrted his editorship in April 2011.
11/19/2014
Starting in 2014, a prize for the best paper published in the  last two years will be given every even year for a theory paper and every odd year for an applied/empirical paper.Hence in...
06/02/2014
Starting in July 2014, Andrew Sweeting (http://public.econ.duke.edu/~atsweet/) will replace Chad Syverson as editor.
05/30/2014
After many years of service to the journal, both as an editor and a member of the advisory council, Tom Hubbard is stepping down. Our warmest thanks to Tom for these past years spent with us....