Publications

Leniency Programs and the Design of Antitrust: Experimental Evidence with Free-Form Communication” (joint with Peter Dijkstra and Bert Schoonbeek), Review of Industrial Organization, forthcoming. (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.