Publications by topic
Over the years, my research has concentrated on several areas:
‘Bargaining in Spectrum Auctions: A Review of the German Auction in 2015’, Telecommunications Policy (forthcoming), with Martin Bichler and Vitali Gretschko.
Spiteful bidding and gaming in combinatorial clock auctions, Games and Economic Behavior, 100, issue 1, p. 186-207; with Vladimir Karamychev.
Raising rivals’ cost in multi-unit auctions, International Journal of Industrial Organization, forthcoming; with Vladimir Karamychev.
Budget Constraints in Combinatorial Clock Auctions, in M. Bichler and J. Goeree (eds.) Handbook of Spectrum Auction Design, Cambridge University Press, 2016, forthcoming; with Vladimir Karamychev and Bernhard Kasberger.
‘Auctions with Flexible Entry Fees’, Games and Economic Behavior 2011 (72), pp. 594-601, with Vladimir Karamychev and Emiel Maasland.
‘Do Auctions select Efficient Firms?’, Economic Journal 2010 (120), pp. 1319–1344, with Vladimir A. Karamychev.
‘Simultaneous Pooled Auctions with Multiple Bids and Preference Lists’, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics 2010 (166, no. 2), pp. 286-298, with Vladimir A. Karamychev and Emiel Maasland.
‘Auctions, Aftermarket Competition and Risk Attitudes’, International Journal of Industrial Organization 2009 (27), pp. 274-85, with Vladimir A. Karamychev.
‘Selection Effects in Auctions for Monopoly Rights’, Journal of Economic Theory, 2007 (134), pp. 576-82, with Vladimir Karamychev.
‘Auctions as Coordination Devices’, European Economic Review, 2006 (50), pp. 517-32.
Auctioning Public Assets: Analysis and Alternatives (Editor), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2004. (Chinese translation published by Shanghai University of Finance and Economics Press, 2008; reviewed in World Economy, 2005; Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2005)
Competition and Disclosure of Comparative or Non-comparative Horizontal Product Information, Journal of Industrial Economics, forthcoming; with Mariya Teteryatnikova.
Competition, Disclosure and Signaling, Economic Journal, 125, issue 582, p. 86-114, with Santanu Roy.
Oligopolistic Competition in Price and Quality, Games and Economic Behavior 2012 (75), pp. 120-38, with Andrei Dubovik.
Signaling Quality Through Prices in an Oligopoly, Games and Economic Behavior 2010 (68), pp. 192-207, with Santanu Roy.
Dynamic Insurance Contracts and Adverse Selection. Journal of Risk and Insurance, 2005 (72), pp. 45-59, with Vladimir Karamychev.
On Durable Goods Markets with Entry and Adverse Selection, Canadian Journal of Economics, 2004 (37:3), pp. 552-589 with Santanu Roy.
Continuous time trading in markets with adverse selection. HSE Economic Journal (Moscow), 2002, pp.446-473, with Vladimir Karamychev.
Cycles and Multiple equilibria in the Market for Durable lemons, Economic Theory, 2002 (20), pp. 579-601, with Vladimir Karamychev.
Dynamic trading in a durable good market with Asymmetric Information, International Economic Review. 2002, pp. 257-282, with Santanu Roy.
Catching Hipo's: screening, wages and competing for a job, Oxford Economic Papers, 2002 (54), pp. 321-33.
Price as a Signal of Illegality, International Review of Law and Economics, 1998 (18), pp. 51-60, with Peran van Reeven.
The Price of Land and the Process of Expropriation, De Economist, 1996 (144), pp. 63-77, with Christian Gerth, Lonneke Jansen and Marinka Niehoff.
Oligopolistic Competition in Price and Quality, TI Discussion Paper 08-068/1, with Andrei Dubovik, revise and resubmit to Games and Economic Behavior.
Competition, Disclosure and Signaling, with Santanu Roy.
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The Double Diamond Paradox, American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, forthcoming; with Daniel Garcia and Jun Honda.
Consumer Search and Double Marginalization, American Economic Review, 105, issue 6, p. 1683-1710, with Sandro Shelegia.
Consumer Search Markets with costly Re-visits, Economic Theory, 55, issue 2, p. 481-514, with Alexei Parakhonyak.
Minimum Price Matching Guarantees in a Consumer Search Model, International Journal of Industrial Organization (forthcoming), with Alexei Parakhonyak.
Oligopolistic markets with sequential search and production cost uncertainty, Rand Journal of Economics 2011 (42: 3), pp. 444-470, with Paul Pichler and Simon Weidenholzer.
Going Where the Ad Leads You: On High Advertised Prices and Searching Where to Buy, Marketing Science 2009 (28), pp. 87-98, with Marielle Non.
Advertising and Consumer Search in a Duopoly Model, International Journal of Industrial Organization 2008 (26), pp. 354-71, with Mariëlle C. Non.
Truly Costly Sequential Search and Oligopoly Pricing, International Journal of Industrial Organisation, 2005 (23), pp. 451-66, with José-Luis Moraga and Matthijs Wildenbeest).
Strategic Pricing, Consumer Search and the Number of Firms. Review of Economic Studies, 2004 (71:4), pp.1089-1118, with José-Luis Moraga.
Bertrand Competition under Uncertainty, Journal of Industrial Economics, 2002 (50), pp. 11-21, with Eric Rasmusen.
On Mergers in Consumer Search Markets, TI Discussion Paper 07-054/1, with José-Luis Moraga.
Consumer search with costly recall, TI Discussion Paper 08-002/1, with Alexei Parakhonyak.
Minimum Price Guarantees In a Consumer Search Model. TI Discussion Paper 09-089/1, with Alexei Parakhonyak.
‘On the Strategic Use of Focal Points in Bargaining Situations’, Journal of Economic Psychology, 2006 (27), pp. 622-34.
‘Cooperation and Coordination’. Brain and Behavourial Sciences, 2003 (26), pp. 165-66.
‘On the Principle of Coordination’, Economics and Philosophy, 2001 (17), pp. 221-234.
‘Rationalizing Focal Points’, Theory and Decision, 2001 (50), pp. 119-148.
‘Non-exclusive Conventions and Social Coordination’, Journal of Economic Theory, 1997 (77), pp. 34-57, with Sanjeev Goyal.
‘Can we Rationally Learn to Coordinate?’, Theory and Decision, 1996 (40), pp. 29-49, with Sanjeev Goyal.
‘Dynamic Coordination Failures and the Efficiency of the Firm’, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 1995 (28), pp. 223-239, with Sanjeev Goyal.
‘Triple Play: How do we Secure Future Benefits?’, Telecommunications Policy (2008) 32, pp. 735-43, with Ewa Mendys.
‘Early Mover Advantages; An Empirical Analysis of European Mobile Phone Markets’, Telecommunication Policy 2008 (32), pp. 246-61, with Govert E. Bijwaard and Emiel Maasland.
‘The Evolution of Market Shares With Repeated Purchases and Heterogeneous Network Effects’, Journal of Evolutionary Economics 2007 (17), pp. 551-77, with Ewa Mendys.
‘Stable Service Patterns in Scheduled Transport Competition’, Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, 2006 (40), pp. 135-60, with Peran van Reeven.
‘Multi-store Competition: Market Segmentation or Interlacing?’, Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2005 (35), pp. 700-714, with Vladimir Karamychev and Peran van Reeven.
‘The price of a price. On the crowding out and in of social norms’. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2004 (55:3), pp.377-395, with Ewa Mendys.
‘On the Dominance Solvability of Large Cournot Models’, Games and Economic Behavior, 1995, pp. 297-321, with Tilman Börgers.
‘Coordinating Unions, Wages and Employment’, De Economist, 1990 (3), pp. 321-339, with Jan Jacobs.
‘Selection Effects in Regulated Markets’, University of Vienna Discussion Papers 0810, with Alexei Parakhonyak.
‘On the Effects of Suggested Prices in Gasoline Markets’, with Riemer Faber.