Publications

Punching above One’s Weight – On Overcommitment in Election Campaigns” (joint with Sander Onderstal and Yohanes Eko Riyanto), De Economist, 2024, forthcoming.

Competition with List Prices” (joint with Pim Heijnen and Martin Obradovits), Games and Economic Behavior, 2023, 140, pp. 502-528.

The Competitive Effects of Consumer Boycotts“, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 2023, 179, pp. 251-70.

Games with possibly naive present-biased players” (joint with Dominic Hauck), Theory and Decision, 2023, 95, pp. 173-203.

Markets, Monopoly and Competition“, Inaugural Lecture, 2022, University of Groningen. (You can watch it here).

Leniency Programs and the Design of Antitrust: Experimental Evidence with Free-Form Communication” (joint with Peter Dijkstra and Bert Schoonbeek), Review of Industrial Organization, 2021, 59, pp. 13-36. (Accompanying materials available here).

A Model of Directed Consumer Search” (joint with Jose Luis Moraga-Gonzalez and Vaiva Petrikaite), International Journal of Industrial Organization2018, 61, pp. 223-255.

Design of Yardstick Competition and Consumer Prices: Experimental Evidence” (joint with Peter Dijkstra and Machiel Mulder), Energy Economics, 2017, 66, pp. 261-271.

Industry structure and collusion with uniform yardstick competition: theory and experiments” (joint with Peter Dijkstra and Machiel Mulder), International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2017, 50(1), 1-33.

A Rent-Seeking Model of Voluntary Overcompliance“, Environmental and Resource Economics, 2016, 65, pp. 297-312.

A Rent-Seeking Model of Voluntary Overcompliance: Addendum“, Environmental and Resource Economics, 2016, 65, pp. 313-315.

Screening for collusion: A spatial statistics approach” (with Adriaan Soetevent and Pim Heijnen), Journal of Economic Geography2015, 15(2), pp. 417-448.

Do auctions and forced divestitures increase competition? Evidence for retail gasoline markets“, Journal of Industrial Economics, 2014, 62(3), pp. 467-502 (with Adriaan Soetevent and Pim Heijnen).

The Effects of Institutional Change in European Soccer“, Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik,  2012, 232(3), pp. 318-335 (with Ruud Koning and Arjen van Witteloostuijn). 

Sound Taxation? On the use of self-declared value“, European Economic Review, 2012, 56(2), pp. 205-215 (with Pim HeijnenBert Schoonbeek, and Linda Toolsema).

Signaling strength? An analysis of economic decision making in The Weakest Link“, Theory and Decision,2011, 71(4), pp. 519-537 (with Bart Los and Yohanes Riyanto).

License Auctions when Winning Bids are Financed through Debt“, Journal of Industrial Economics, 2011, 59(2), pp. 254-281 (with Linda Toolsema).

Advertising for Attention in a Consumer Search Model“, Economic Journal, 2011, 121(552), pp. 552-579. (with José Luis Moraga-González).

Has the Internet eliminated regional price differences? Evidence from the used car market“, De Economist2010, 158(4), pp. 373-386. (with Henk-wim de Boer).

“Experimental Results on Collusion”, in J. Hinloopen and H.-T. Normann (eds.), Experiments and Competition Policy, Cambridge University Press, 2009, pp. 9-33. (with L. Schoonbeek and B.M. Winkel) (an earlier but more extensive version is available here).

The Strategic Use of Debt Reconsidered“, International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2008, 26(2), pp. 616-624. (with Linda Toolsema).

Cartel Prohibition May Increase Prices“, The Manchester School, 2007, 75(5), pp. 557-568.

“Competitive Balance in National European Soccer Competitions”, in J. Albert and R.H. Koning (eds.) Statistical Thinking in Sports, CRC Press, 2007, pp. 63-76. (with R.H. Koning and A. van Witteloostuijn)

Price Anomalies in the Used Car Market“, De Economist, 2006, 154(1), pp. 41-62. (with P. Kooreman)

The Effects of Takeover Threats on Shareholders and Firm Value“, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2006, 59, pp. 45-68. (with Yohanes Riyanto.) 

Expert Judgment versus Public Opinion – Evidence from the Eurovision Song Contest“, Journal of Cultural Economics, 2005, 29(1), pp. 59-78. (with Gerhard Dijkstra and Peter Dijkstra.)

Promising Politicians, Rational Voters, and Election Outcomes“, Spanish Economic Review, 2004, 6(3), pp. 227-241. 

“Introduction” [to special issue on “Competition and Market Power”] (with L. Schoonbeek and B. van Ark), De Economist, 2003, 151(4), pp. 351-355. 

Vaporware as a Means of Entry Deterrence“, Journal of Industrial Economics, 2003, 60(3), pp. 345-358. (Supplemental materials are available here.)

Rent Seeking with Efforts and Bids” (with L. Schoonbeek), Journal of Economics, 2003, 79(3), pp. 215-235.

How Majorities Can Lose the Election – Another Voting Paradox” (with P. Kooreman), Social Choice and Welfare, 2003, 20, pp. 509-522.

Free Riding and the Provision of Candy Bars” (with P. Kooreman), Journal of Public Economics, 2002, 83, pp. 279-293.

The Economics of Free Internet Access“, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 2001, 157, pp. 359-379.

Sellers’ Hedging Incentives at EPA’s Emission Trading Auction” (with B.R. Dijkstra), Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2001, 41, pp. 286-294. (A more extensive version of this paper is available here).

A Runoff System Restores the Principle of Minimum Differentiation” (with B.S.I. Volkerink), European Journal of Political Economy, 2001, 17(1), pp. 157-162.

On Monopoly Pricing – Essays in Microeconomics, Ph.D. thesis, Universal Press, 1998.

“Where are the motives? A problem with evidence in the work of Richard Thaler – Comment”, Journal of Economic Psychology, 1997, 18(6), pp. 705-709. 

“On the Decline of an Intellectual Empire” (with H.W. Plasmeijer), in: Hagemann (ed.) Zur Deutschsprachigen Wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Emigration nach 1933, Springer Verlag, 1997, pp. 459-478.

“Stackelberg and Cournot competition under equilibrium limit pricing” (with J.A.H. Maks), Journal of Economic Studies, 1996, 23(5/6), pp. 110-127. 

“Heinrich von Stackelberg’s textbook “Grundlagen der theoretischen Volkswirtschaftslehre” revisited”, (with J.A.H. Maks), Journal of Economic Studies, 1996, 23(5/6), pp. 40-48.