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Behavioral Economics and Antitrust

Mark Armstrong and Steffen Huck.

in The Oxford Handbook of International Antitrust Economics, Volume 1

December 2014; p ublished online April 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Industry Studies. 12073 words.

This survey chapter discusses nonstandard, or “behavioral,” approaches to firm behavior. It presents evidence that firms (or experimental subjects playing the role of firms) sometimes...

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Common Errors: How to (and Not to) Control for Unobserved Heterogeneity

Todd A. Gormley and David A. Matsa.

in The Review of Financial Studies

February 2014; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Financial Institutions and Services; Corporate Governance; Econometrics and Mathematical Economics; Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General. 20204 words.

Controlling for unobserved heterogeneity (or “common errors”), such as industry-specific shocks, is a fundamental challenge in empirical research.This paper discusses the limitations of two...

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Conducting Ethical Economic Research

Harold Alderman, Jishnu Das and Vijayendra Rao.

in The Oxford Handbook of Professional Economic Ethics

P ublished online March 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Industry Studies; Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General. 10555 words.

This chapter discusses practical issues confronted when conducting surveys as well as designing appropriate field trials. First, we look at the challenge of ensuring transparency while...

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Contest Theory and its Applications in Sports

Helmut Dietl, Egon Franck, Martin Grossmann and Markus Lang.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sports Economics

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Industry Studies; Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General. 9715 words.

This article describes how the theory of contests is applied to professional team sports leagues. It presents the traditional Tullock contest and explains some basic properties of the...

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AN EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS OF SECONDARY LINE PRICE DISCRIMINATION MOTIVATIONS

Hagit Bulmash.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

June 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Econometric and Statistical Methods; Special Topics; Antitrust Issues and Policies; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Law and Economics; Regulation and Industrial Policy. 14707 words.

The prohibition of secondary line price discrimination stated in the Robinson-Patman Act probably still affects more business decisions than any other antitrust law. This article applies a...

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Estimating Standard Errors in Finance Panel Data Sets: Comparing Approaches

Mitchell A. Petersen.

in The Review of Financial Studies

January 2009; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Corporate Governance; Econometrics and Mathematical Economics; Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General. 21277 words.

In corporate finance and asset pricing empirical work, researchers are often confronted with panel data. In these data sets, the residuals may be correlated across firms or across time, and...

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Event Analysis

Eva Marikova Leeds and Michael A. Leeds.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sports Economics

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Industry Studies; Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General. 7017 words.

This article investigates the theory and application of event studies in sports. It briefly explains what event analysis is, when it is appropriate, and what it does. It also presents a...

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Experimental Economics in Antitrust

Hans-Theo Normann and Wieland Muller.

in The Oxford Handbook of International Antitrust Economics, Volume 1

December 2014; p ublished online April 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Industry Studies. 11488 words.

This chapter assesses the scope and the specific contribution of laboratory experiments for antitrust. It reviews experiments that have addressed specific antitrust issues, problems, and...

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Frontier Models and Their Application to the Sports Industry

Young Hoon Lee.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sports Economics

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Industry Studies; Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General. 7430 words.

This article presents an extensive discussion of stochastic frontier “effects” models, which analyze factors influencing efficiency. The recent literature on team sports efficiency is also...

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The Geometric-VaR Backtesting Method

Denis Pelletier and Wei Wei.

in Journal of Financial Econometrics

September 2016; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Banking; Corporate Governance. 8497 words.

This article develops a new test to evaluate value-at-risk (VaR) forecasts. VaR is a standard risk measure widely utilized by financial institutions and regulators, yet estimating VaR is a...

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