Capturing Economic Value from Innovation Investments

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Exclusivity in the Video Streaming Market

Funded Research Proposal

The main goal of this project is to enhance our understanding of the role that exclusive contracts play in shaping market structure, consumer demand, and innovation. The effect of exclusivity on consumer welfare is ambiguous. Read More

Work From Home: Who Gains and Who Does Not?

Funded Research Proposal

In this study, considering the benefits and costs of WFM, we consider two questions: (1) who has an incentive to work from home, (2) how is team coherence and work performance impacted when individuals work from home? Read More

Innovation in Efficient Rate Design for Electricity Pricing

Funded Research Proposal

Using data over the period 2000-2020 for all seven wholesale power markets in the United States, we show that time-of-use electricity pricing schemes are poorly correlated with real-time wholesale market prices and that this phenomenon is widespread across space and time. Read More

Does it Pay to Stand Out?

Funded Research Proposal

In this research project, we study how the human resource (HR) practices firms use affect how much value they capture from this innovation. Specifically, we analyze how employers and their technology workers divide the value generated when firms invest in new technologies that require workers to invest in new human capital.  Read More

Information Ambiguity in Entrepreneurial Experimentation

Funded Research Proposal

Pursuing entrepreneurial opportunities is characterized by high uncertainty because entrepreneurs look to find unsatisfied demand with their new products or services. In an attempt to reduce uncertainty, entrepreneurs experiment with potential customers, seeking feedback through interviews or prototypes. It allows the entrepreneurs to learn about the targeted market and whether their idea can satisfy that ...Read More

Managing Behavioral Hazard in Practice: Value-Based Health Insurance

Funded Research Proposal

Value-based health insurance plans have been introduced as an innovative policy to improve health as well as manage health care expenditures – generally through promoting high-value care and reducing low-value care. Standard theory would suggest that the more elastic the demand is for a particular medical service, cost-sharing should be set higher to curb overconsumption ...Read More

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