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Demand Estimation Under Incomplete Product Availability
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We study a new dataset from a wireless inventory system installed on 54 vending machines to track product availability every four hours. Expand
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Predicting the efficacy of future training programs using past experiences at other locations
Abstract We investigate the problem of predicting the average effect of a new training program using experiences with previous implementations. There are two principal complications in doing so.Expand
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Vertical Contracts in the Video Rental Industry
A large body of theoretical work has explored the channels through which vertical contracts can induce efficiency improvements. However, it is also important to study vertical contracts empiricallyExpand
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Supply Responses to Digital Distribution: Recorded Music and Live Performances
Technologies that enable free redistribution of digital goods (e.g., music, movies, software, books) can undermine sellers’ ability to profitably sell such goods, which raises concerns about theExpand
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Supply Responses to Digital Distribution: Recorded Music and Live Performances
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We find that file-sharing reduces album sales but increases live performance revenues for small artists, perhaps through increased awareness. Expand
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Price Discrimination, Copyright Law, and Technological Innovation: Evidence from the Introduction of Dvds
This paper examines the welfare effects of intellectual property protection, accounting for firms' optimal responses to legal environments and technological innovation. I examine firms' use ofExpand
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Price Discrimination and Copyright Law: Evidence from the Introduction of Dvds
This paper examines the welfare effects of intellectual property protection, accounting for firms’ optimal responses to legal environments. I examine firms’ use of indirect price discrimination inExpand
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Efficiency and Foreclosure Effects of Vertical Rebates: Empirical Evidence
Vertical rebates are prominently used across a wide range of industries. These con- tracts may induce greater retail effort, but may also prompt retailers to drop competing products. We study theseExpand
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The Effects of Revenue-Sharing Contracts on Welfare in Vertically-Separated Markets: Evidence from the Video Rental Industry
In this study I analyze the implications of contractual innovation in vertically-separated industries, using the example of the video rental industry. Prior to 1998, video stores obtained inventoryExpand
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The Effects of Capacity on Sales Under Alternative Vertical Contracts
Retailer capacity decisions can impact sales for products by affecting, for example, availability and visibility. Using data from the U.S. video rental industry, we report estimates of the effect ofExpand
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