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In this paper we analyze how lower search costs affect firms' incentives to invest in quality. We identify two conflicting effects. On the one hand, lower search costs increase incentives to invest...
We document a strong correlation in the brand of automobile chosen by parents and their adult children, using data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics. This correlation could represent...
Optimal incentive regulation uses transfers. If the regulator is corruptible, the regulated firm can benefit by manipulating the regulator's assessment regarding the distribution of payoff relevant...
This research theorizes that sellers of durable goods can utilize inferences about the buyer's willingness to pay based not only on her decision to trade in the old good but also on its...
We develop a new approach to discrete choice demand for differentiated products, using copulas to separate the marginal distribution of consumer values for product varieties from their dependence...
This paper develops a model of international roaming in which mobile network operators (MNO's) compete both on the wholesale market to sell roaming services to foreign operators and on the retail...
We develop a calibrated simulation model of the U.K. mobile telephony market and use it to analyze the effects of reducing mobile termination rates (MTR's) as recommended by the European Commission...
Personalized pricing is widely discussed but seldom observed, making studies of its efficacy rare. Yet, first degree price discrimination is common in the pricing of higher education, and I use data...
We study a new data set of U.S. sports card conventions from the perspective of the pricing theory of two-sided markets. Conventions are two-sided because organizers must set fees to attract both...
In this paper we analyze how lower search costs affect firms' incentives to invest in quality. We identify two conflicting effects. On the one hand, lower search costs increase incentives to invest...

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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
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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....
03/10/2014
The March 2014 issue is available online (Wiley link here) and will be distributed on March 10.