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Essays in the Industrial Organization of Internet Markets
This dissertation contains essays that explore the incentives, mechanisms and strategies of platforms in concentrated internet markets. The first essay studies how two-sided platforms compete and set dynamic prices. In ...
Essays in Financial Economics
This dissertation addresses the central issue of understanding how frictions to information flow distort the ability for prices to incorporate new information. In chapter 1, “Forgotten Portfolios”, I illustrate how the ...
Essays on Multisourcing, Trade and Education
This dissertation contains essays concerned with multisourcing, firm dynamics and education. The first chapter examines the empirical evidence and motivations for multisourcing -- the purchase of the same input from ...
Essays on Industrial Organization and Innovation
In my dissertation, I explore policy-relevant topics in the pharmaceutical industry and in the intellectual property system. In Chapter 1, I begin by studying prescription drug demand, and argue that standard cross-sectional ...