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Common wisdom suggests that entry reduces profits of incumbent firms. On the contrary, we demonstrate that if the incumbents differ in marginal costs and the entrants behave like Stackelberg...
In a model with endogenous number of innovating firms, we show that whether patent protection increases R...
We consider contracts for public transport services between a public authority and a transport operator. We build a structural endogenous switching model where the contract choice results from the...
We consider the implications of platform price discrimination in the context of card platforms. Despite the platform's ability to price discriminate, we show that it will set fees for card usage that...
This paper investigates the effects of the number of firms and their product-type on broadband Internet quality. We estimate a model that relates the actual speeds delivered, in census block groups...
We study the case in which a library consortium increases the aggregate payoff of the member libraries. We find that libraries with similar preferences are likely to lose from building a consortium...
In many markets, there are switching costs and network effects. Yet the literature generally deals with them separately. This paper bridges the gap by analyzing their interaction (or ‘indirect...
This paper develops direct tests for search behavior in retail gasoline markets. We exploit a unique market-level dataset that allows us to directly measure search intensity with daily web traffic...
I characterize the efficiency of the Cournot equilibrium and provide bounds for the loss in consumer surplus, producer surplus and welfare when the number of firms in the market changes. I only...
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...

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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
Authors can find under the menu "Guidelines" advice about the type of papers we are likely to publish, instructions to authors when submitting a manuscript, and a checklist for authors of accepted...
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....