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Online Advertising: Defining Relevant Markets
This paper provides an overview of the development of Internet advertising. We offer a broad overview of both online and offline advertising and the economic models that allow one to evaluate… Expand
Is There a Market for Organic Search Engine Results and Can Their Manipulation Give Rise to Antitrust Liability?
In recent years Google has been accused of manipulating its organic search results to favor its own services. We explore possible choices of relevant antitrust markets that might make various… Expand
The Use and Threat of Injunctions in the Rand Context
We model a dispute between the owner of a standard-essential patent and implementer of the standard over which the patentee's license offer is reasonable and nondiscriminatory (RAND). An injunction… Expand
Monolog vs. dialog in costly bilateral communication
We study a two-person team whose members hold private information and whose task is to optimally choose an action for the team when communication is costly. Expand
The California Electricity Manifesto
In January, 2001, an ad hoc group of concerned academics, former public officials, and consultants convened at U.C. Berkeley in response to the California Energy Crisis, issuing a “Manifesto on the… Expand
IS THERE AMARKET FORORGANIC SEARCH ENGINE RESULTS AND CANTHEIRMANIPULATIONGIVE RISE TOANTITRUST LIABILITY?
Google has been accused of manipulating its organic search results to favor its own services. We explore possible choices of relevant antitrust markets that might make these various antitrust… Expand
Sky Wars: The Attempted Merger of EchoStar and DirecTV (2000)
Sky Wars: The Attempted Merger of EchoStar and DirecTV (2000) Richard Gilbert and James Ratliff * Introduction On October 28, 2001, EchoStar Communications Corporation announced its intention to… Expand
Johnny Carson vs. the Smothers Brothers: Monolog vs. Dialog in Costly Bilateral Communications
A ray theory simulator of a moving broadband source
A computer model is described which simulates and processes the time series received from a moving broadband source. Ray theory is used to compute the set of eigenrays instantaneously valid at each… Expand