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Profit Raising Entry
Arijit Mukherjee, Laixun Zhao
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...
Patent Protection and R&D with Endogenous Market Structure
In a model with endogenous number of innovating firms, we show that whether patent protection increases R...
Economic Efficiency and Political Capture in Public Service Contracts
Philippe Gagnepain, Marc Ivaldi
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...
Payment Card Interchange Fees and Price Discrimination
Rong Ding, Julian Wright
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...
Market Structure and Broadband Internet Quality
Gabor Molnar, Scott J. Savage
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...
The Benefits of Diverse Preferences in Library Consortia
Doh-Shin Jeon, Domenico Menicucci
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...
Switching Costs in Two-Sided Markets
Wing Man Wynne Lam
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...
Consumer Search in Retail Gasoline Markets
David P. Byrne, Nicolas de Roos
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...
Welfare Changes in the Cournot Setting with an Empirical Application to the Telecommunications Industry
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...
Cinematic Explosion: New Products, Unpredictabilty and Realized Quality in the Digital Era
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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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%...
Prize for the best theory paper published in 2012-2013
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...
The next AGM will take place during the CEPR/JIE conference next May 20-23 in Zurich.
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...
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...
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...
Change of editor
Starting in January 2015, Justin Johnson (Cornell University) will replace Volker Nocke as an editor. Volker statrted his editorship in April 2011.
Prizes for best paper
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...
Andrew Sweeting will replace Chad Syverson starting July 2014
Starting in July 2014, Andrew Sweeting (http://public.econ.duke.edu/~atsweet/) will replace Chad Syverson as editor.
New member on the Advisory Council: Ken Hendricks
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....
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