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Postal address:Carlson School of Management University of Minnesota 321-19th Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55455
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Department of Economics, University of Minnesota, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2017

  1. Will Ad Blocking Break the Internet?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2016

  1. Faculty Preferences over Unionization: Evidence from Open Letters at Two Research Universities
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. Quality Predictability and the Welfare Benefits from New Products: Evidence from the Digitization of Recorded Music
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in JRC Working Papers on Digital Economy, Joint Research Centre (Seville site) (2015) Downloads View citations (2)

2015

  1. Optimal Product Variety in Radio Markets
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    Also in Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University (2015) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in RAND Journal of Economics (2016)
  2. Preference Externalities in Media Markets
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
  3. Revenue, New Products, and the Evolution of Music Quality since Napster
    JRC Working Papers on Digital Economy, Joint Research Centre (Seville site) Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Streaming Reaches Flood Stage: Does Spotify Stimulate or Depress Music Sales?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in JRC Working Papers on Digital Economy, Joint Research Centre (Seville site) (2015) Downloads View citations (4)

2014

  1. Digitization, Copyright, and the Welfare Effects of Music Trade
    JRC Working Papers on Digital Economy, Joint Research Centre (Seville site) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Fixed Costs and the Product Market Treatment of Preference Minorities
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Industrial Economics (2016)
  3. What’s Going On? Digitization and Global Music Trade Patterns since 2006
    JRC Working Papers on Digital Economy, Joint Research Centre (Seville site) Downloads

2011

  1. Bye, Bye, Miss American Pie? The Supply of New Recorded Music Since Napster
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (18)
  2. Copyright Protection, Technological Change, and the Quality of New Products: Evidence from Recorded Music since Napster
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Law and Economics (2012)

2010

  1. Pop Internationalism: Has A Half Century of World Music Trade Displaced Local Culture?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Public Monopoly and Economic Efficiency: Evidence from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board's Entry Decisions
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2013)

2009

  1. Music for a Song: An Empirical Look at Uniform Song Pricing and its Alternatives
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)

2007

  1. "Lost" on the Web: Does Web Distribution Stimulate or Depress Television Viewing?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Information Economics and Policy (2009)
  2. Close to You? Bias and Precision in Patent-Based Measures of Technological Proximity
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Research Policy (2008)

2006

  1. Media Markets and Localism: Does Local News en Español Boost Hispanic Voter Turnout?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2009)
  2. Piracy on the Silver Screen
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The Median Voter and the Median Consumer: Local Private Goods and Residential Sorting
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)

2005

  1. Product Quality and Market Size
    Working Papers, Yale University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2003) Downloads View citations (27)

2004

  1. Piracy on the High C's: Music Downloading, Sales Displacement, and Social Welfare in a Sample of College Students
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Law and Economics (2006)

2003

  1. Does Information Undermine Brand? Information Intermediary Use and Preference for Branded Web Retailers
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Does Misery Love Company? Evidence from pharmaceutical markets before and after the Orphan Drug Act
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (21)
  3. Geography and the Internet: Is the Internet a Substitute or a Complement for Cities?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Urban Economics (2004)
  4. Social Learning and Coordination in High-Stakes Games: Evidence from Friend or Foe
    CREMA Working Paper Series, Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2003) Downloads View citations (2)

2002

  1. Do Low-Income Housing Subsidies Increase Housing Consumption?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in Zell/Lurie Center Working Papers, Wharton School Samuel Zell and Robert Lurie Real Estate Center, University of Pennsylvania Downloads

2001

  1. Electoral Acceleration: The Effect of Minority Population on Minority Voter Turnout
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2000

  1. Who Benefits Whom in Daily Newspaper Markets?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (16)

1999

  1. Mergers, Station Entry, and Programming Variety in Radio Broadcasting
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Preference Externalities: An Empirical Study of Who Benefits Whom in Differentiated Product Markets
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in RAND Journal of Economics (2003)

1998

  1. Do Sentencing Guidelines Raise the Cost of Punishment?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Reconciling Asymmetric Information and Divergent Expectations Theories of Litigation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (36)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Law and Economics (1998)
  3. The Effect of Price Advertising and Prices: Evidence in the Wake of 44 Liquormart
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    Also in Discussion Papers Series, Department of Economics, Tufts University, Department of Economics, Tufts University (1998) Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1999)

1997

  1. Public Radio in the United States: Does It Correct Market Failure or Cannibalize Commercial Stations?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (1999)

1996

  1. A Citation-Based Test for Discrimination at Economics and Finance Journals
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (17)
  2. Free Entry and Social Inefficiency in Radio Broadcasting
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in RAND Journal of Economics (1999)

1994

  1. The Best Business Schools: A Market Based Approach
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Business (1997)

1993

  1. The Effect of Convicton on Income Through the Life Cycle
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in International Review of Law and Economics (1998)
  2. The Selection Hypothesis and the Relationship between Trial and Plaintiff Victory
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (1995)

1991

  1. Real Interest Rates and the Savings and Loan Crisis: The Moral Hazard Premium
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (1992)

Journal Articles

2017

  1. How Digitization Has Created a Golden Age of Music, Movies, Books, and Television
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2017, 31, (3), 195-214 Downloads
  2. The Random Long Tail and the Golden Age of Television
    Innovation Policy and the Economy, 2017, 17, (1), 1 - 25 Downloads
    See also Chapter (2016)

2016

  1. Even the losers get lucky sometimes: New products and the evolution of music quality since Napster
    Information Economics and Policy, 2016, 34, (C), 1-15 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Fixed Costs and the Product Market Treatment of Preference Minorities
    Journal of Industrial Economics, 2016, 64, (3), 466-493 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  3. Optimal product variety in radio markets
    RAND Journal of Economics, 2016, 47, (3), 463-497 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  4. The Song Remains the Same? Technological Change and Positioning in the Recorded Music Industry
    Strategy Science, 2016, 1, (3), 129-147 Downloads View citations (1)

2015

  1. First Degree Price Discrimination Goes to School
    Journal of Industrial Economics, 2015, 63, (4), 569-597 Downloads
  2. Storming the gatekeepers: Digital disintermediation in the market for books
    Information Economics and Policy, 2015, 31, (C), 47-58 Downloads View citations (5)

2013

  1. Pop Internationalism: Has Half a Century of World Music Trade Displaced Local Culture?
    Economic Journal, 2013, 123, 634-664 Downloads View citations (14)
  2. Public Monopoly and Economic Efficiency: Evidence from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board's Entry Decisions
    American Economic Review, 2013, 103, (2), 831-62 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  3. THE CHALLENGE OF REVENUE SHARING WITH BUNDLED PRICING: AN APPLICATION TO MUSIC
    Economic Inquiry, 2013, 51, (2), 1155-1165 Downloads

2012

  1. Copyright Protection, Technological Change, and the Quality of New Products: Evidence from Recorded Music since Napster
    Journal of Law and Economics, 2012, 55, (4), 715 - 740 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  2. Copyright Research in the Digital Age: Moving from Piracy to the Supply of New Products
    American Economic Review, 2012, 102, (3), 337-42 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Movie piracy and sales displacement in two samples of Chinese consumers
    Information Economics and Policy, 2012, 24, (3), 187-196 Downloads View citations (6)
  4. Music Piracy and Its Effects on Demand, Supply, and Welfare*
    Innovation Policy and the Economy, 2012, 12, (1), 91 - 110 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Chapter (2012)

2011

  1. Music for a Song: An Empirical Look at Uniform Pricing and Its Alternatives
    Journal of Industrial Economics, 2011, 59, (4), 630-660 Downloads View citations (24)

2010

  1. Friend or Foe? Cooperation and Learning in High-Stakes Games
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2010, 92, (1), 179-187 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Introduction
    Information Economics and Policy, 2010, 22, (4), 287-288 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Music file sharing and sales displacement in the iTunes era
    Information Economics and Policy, 2010, 22, (4), 306-314 Downloads View citations (26)
  4. PRODUCT QUALITY AND MARKET SIZE -super-*
    Journal of Industrial Economics, 2010, 58, (1), 1-31 Downloads View citations (21)

2009

  1. Lost on the web: Does web distribution stimulate or depress television viewing?
    Information Economics and Policy, 2009, 21, (2), 158-168 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Media Markets and Localism: Does Local News en Español Boost Hispanic Voter Turnout?
    American Economic Review, 2009, 99, (5), 2120-28 Downloads View citations (37)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2008

  1. Close to you? Bias and precision in patent-based measures of technological proximity
    Research Policy, 2008, 37, (9), 1556-1567 Downloads View citations (29)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. The median voter and the median consumer: Local private goods and population composition
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2008, 63, (2), 567-582 Downloads View citations (35)

2007

  1. Economics of the media
    Information Economics and Policy, 2007, 19, (3-4), 283-284 Downloads
  2. PIRACY ON THE SILVER SCREEN -super-*
    Journal of Industrial Economics, 2007, 55, (3), 379-395 Downloads View citations (7)

2006

  1. DOES INFORMATION UNDERMINE BRAND? INFORMATION INTERMEDIARY USE AND PREFERENCE FOR BRANDED WEB RETAILERS -super-*
    Journal of Industrial Economics, 2006, 54, (4), 425-449 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Measuring the Effect of Multimarket Contact on Competition: Evidence from Mergers Following Radio Broadcast Ownership Deregulation
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2006, 5, (1), 1-25 Downloads View citations (8)
  3. Piracy on the High C's: Music Downloading, Sales Displacement, and Social Welfare in a Sample of College Students
    Journal of Law and Economics, 2006, 49, (1), 29-62 Downloads View citations (78)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  4. The New York Times and the Market for Local Newspapers
    American Economic Review, 2006, 96, (1), 435-447 Downloads View citations (40)

2005

  1. Do low-income housing subsidies increase the occupied housing stock?
    Journal of Public Economics, 2005, 89, (11-12), 2137-2164 Downloads View citations (41)
  2. Does Consumer Irrationality Trump Consumer Sovereignty?
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2005, 87, (4), 691-696 Downloads View citations (11)
  3. Strength in Numbers: Group Size and Political Mobilization
    Journal of Law and Economics, 2005, 48, (1), 73-91 Downloads View citations (25)

2004

  1. Geography and the Internet: is the Internet a substitute or a complement for cities?
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2004, 56, (1), 1-24 Downloads View citations (61)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2003

  1. Preference Externalities: An Empirical Study of Who Benefits Whom in Differentiated-Product Markets
    RAND Journal of Economics, 2003, 34, (3), 557-68 View citations (38)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
  2. Who Affects Whom in Daily Newspaper Markets?
    Journal of Political Economy, 2003, 111, (4), 765-784 Downloads View citations (72)

2002

  1. Does Repeat Play Elicit Cooperation? Evidence from Federal Civil Litigation
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 2002, 31, (1), 39-60 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Gifts, Cash, and Stigma
    Economic Inquiry, 2002, 40, (3), 415-427 View citations (5)

2001

  1. Do Mergers Increase Product Variety? Evidence from Radio Broadcasting
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2001, 116, (3), 1009-1025 Downloads View citations (76)

1999

  1. Free Entry and Social Inefficiency in Radio Broadcasting
    RAND Journal of Economics, 1999, 30, (3), 397-420 Downloads View citations (92)
    See also Working Paper (1996)
  2. Public radio in the United States: does it correct market failure or cannibalize commercial stations?
    Journal of Public Economics, 1999, 71, (2), 189-211 Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Working Paper (1997)
  3. The Effect of Price Advertising on Prices: Evidence in the Wake of 44 Liquormart
    American Economic Review, 1999, 89, (5), 1081-1096 Downloads View citations (41)
    See also Working Paper (1998)
  4. Toward a Taxonomy of Disputes: New Evidence through the Prism of the Priest/Klein Model
    The Journal of Legal Studies, 1999, 28, (1), 101-30 Downloads View citations (4)

1998

  1. Does inter-judge disparity justify empirically based sentencing guidelines?
    International Review of Law and Economics, 1998, 18, (3), 293-304 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Reconciling Asymmetric Information and Divergent Expectations Theories of Litigation
    Journal of Law and Economics, 1998, 41, (2), 451-76 Downloads View citations (43)
    See also Working Paper (1998)
  3. The Deadweight Loss of Christmas: Reply
    American Economic Review, 1998, 88, (5), 1358-59 Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in American Economic Review, 1996, 86, (5), 1306-08 (1996) Downloads View citations (6)
  4. The Effect of Conviction on Income Through the Life Cycle
    International Review of Law and Economics, 1998, 18, (1), 25-40 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (1993)

1997

  1. The Best Business Schools: A Market-Based Approach
    The Journal of Business, 1997, 70, (1), 1-31 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (1994)

1996

  1. Sentencing policy, implied demographic welfare weights, and the theory of sentencing reform
    Journal of Public Economics, 1996, 59, (2), 177-193 Downloads

1995

  1. Are Fines and Prison Terms Used Efficiently? Evidence on Federal Fraud Offenders
    Journal of Law and Economics, 1995, 38, (1), 107-39 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. The Administrative and Compliance Cost of Manual Highway Toll Collection: Evidence From Massachusetts and New Jersey
    National Tax Journal, 1995, 48, (2), 217-28 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. The Selection Hypothesis and the Relationship between Trial and Plaintiff Victory
    Journal of Political Economy, 1995, 103, (2), 229-60 Downloads View citations (59)
    See also Working Paper (1993)
  4. The effects of criminality and conviction on the labor market status of young British offenders
    International Review of Law and Economics, 1995, 15, (1), 109-126 Downloads View citations (31)

1994

  1. Does conviction have a persistent effect on income and employment?
    International Review of Law and Economics, 1994, 14, (1), 103-119 Downloads View citations (22)
  2. Measuring the Effect of Restructuring on Corporate Performance: The Case of Management Buyouts
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1994, 76, (3), 503-11 Downloads View citations (15)
  3. The Effect of Criminal Conviction on Income and the Trust "Reposed in the Workmen"
    Journal of Human Resources, 1994, 29, (1), 62-81 Downloads View citations (48)

1993

  1. Criminal Sentences as Endogenous Taxes: Are They "Just" or "Efficient"?
    Journal of Law and Economics, 1993, 36, (1), 139-51 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. The Deadweight Loss of Christmas
    American Economic Review, 1993, 83, (5), 1328-36 Downloads View citations (62)

1992

  1. Real Interest Rates and the Savings and Loan Crisis: The Moral Hazard Premium
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1992, 6, (1), 155-167 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (1991)

Books

2012

  1. The Oxford Handbook of the Digital Economy
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (14)

2009

  1. Why You Shouldn't Buy Presents for the Holidays
    Economics Books, Princeton University Press View citations (1)

Chapters

2016

  1. The Random Long Tail and the Golden Age of Television
    A chapter in Innovation Policy and the Economy, Volume 17, 2016, pp 1-25 Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Innovation Policy and the Economy (2017)

2015

  1. Digitization and the Quality of New Media Products: The Case of Music
    A chapter in Economic Analysis of the Digital Economy, 2015, pp 407-442 Downloads

2012

  1. Music Piracy and Its Effects on Demand, Supply, and Welfare
    A chapter in Innovation Policy and the Economy, Volume 12, 2012, pp 91-109 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Innovation Policy and the Economy (2012)

2010

  1. Who Benefits Whom in the Neighborhood? Demographics and Retail Product Geography
    A chapter in Agglomeration Economics, 2010, pp 181-209 Downloads View citations (1)

2009

  1. Introduction
    A chapter in Why You Shouldn't Buy Presents for the Holidays, 2009 Downloads
 
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