My primary fields of interest are Industrial Organization and Applied Econometrics.
An underlying theme of my research agenda is understanding how consumer behavior responds to the actions of firms and policymakers. My research spans three main areas: information and technology, the retail sector, and arts and media markets. I apply a broad range of econometric methods, ranging from structural estimation to natural experiments.
Published and Forthcoming PapersTrust, Reputation, and Bidding Behavior in Online Mystery Auctions
with Jennifer Pate, Applied Economics Letters, forthcoming.
Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 33, pp.653-685
with Catherine Tucker, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Vol. 26, pp. 782-805. (Earlier versions of this paper were circulated under the titles "Copyright, Digitization, and Aggregation" and "News and Online Aggregators.")
with Erich Muehlegger, National Tax Journal, Vol. 67, pp. 621-650, 2014. (Online Model Appendix)
with Catherine Tucker, Information Economics and Policy, Vol. 25, pp. 61-69, 2013.
with Catherine Tucker, Marketing Science, Vol. 31, pp. 819-837, 2012.
with Melissa Boyle, Eastern Economic Journal, Vol. 38, pp. 210-222, 2012.
with Mary Lopez, Economics Letters, Vol. 108, pp. 330-333, 2010
with Jennifer Pate, Review of Industrial Organization, Vol. 36, 2010.
Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Vol. 18, 2009. (Lead article)
with Melissa Boyle, Journal of Cultural Economics, Vol. 33, 2009.
with Erich Muehlegger, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy (Contributions), Vol. 8, Article 48, 2008.
International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol. 26, 2008. (Winner of journal's Paul Geroski Best Paper Award)
with Joan L. Walker, Journal of Econometrics, Vol. 141, 2007. Reprinted in Choice Modeling: Foundational Contributions, edited by David A. Hensher and John M. Rose, 2011.
Papers under Review
with Catherine Tucker, Management Science, revise and resubmit.
with Catherine Tucker,
NBER Working Paper, w23815.
Featured in Harvard Business Review.
Works in Progress
with Marc Rysman.
I teach five courses during the two-semester academic year, and my courses span all levels of the curriculum.
- Econ 102: Principles of Economics II
- Econ 250: Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
- Econ 272: Applied Econometrics
- Econ 302: Industrial Organization
- Econ 495: Senior Seminar
- Econ 498: Honors Seminar