The Role of Surge Pricing on a Service Platform with Self-Scheduling Capacity

Published Research

Recent platforms, like Uber and Lyft, offer service to consumers via “self-scheduling” providers who decide for themselves how often to work. These platforms may charge consumers prices and pay providers wages that both adjust based on prevailing demand conditions. Read More

Beyond Citations: Determinants of Patent Value

Working Papers

The use of patents in economic research is complicated by the fact that patents vary enormously in their importance or value. While fewer than 10 percent of patents are worth the money spent to secure them, the most valuable ones are worth hundreds of millions of dollars.Read More