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

Learning by Doing and Product Differentiation in the Solar Panel Installation Industry

Funded Research Proposal

Public incentives for innovation in green technologies have appeared both on the supply side (grants for basic research or industry subsidies) and on the demand side (consumer rebates). There are plenty of examples of such governmental programs among renewable energy, electric vehicles, and energy efficiency technologies.Read More