Paul B. Ellickson

 

Professor of Marketing and Economics

University of Rochester

Simon School of Business

 

 

 

Contact Information

 

Paul B. Ellickson

Simon School of Business

University of Rochester

Rochester, NY 14627

Phone: (585) 273-1491

Fax: (585) 273-1140

Email: paul.ellickson@simon.rochester.edu

 

Vita & Links

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

Google Scholar Page

 

SSRN Page

 

Research

 

 

Publications

 

Patient Welfare and Patient Compliance: An Empirical Framework for Measuring the Benefits from Pharmaceutical Innovation (with Scott Stern and Manuel Trajtenberg), in Medical Care Output and Productivity, pp. 539-560, 2001. (preprint pdf)

 

Quality Competition in Retailing: A Structural Analysis International Journal of Industrial Organization, 24(3), pp. 521-540, 2006. (preprint pdf) (Online Appendix)

 

Does Sutton Apply to Supermarkets? Rand Journal of Economics, 38(1), pp. 43-59, 2007. (preprint pdf) (Online Appendix)

     

Supermarket Pricing Strategies (with Sanjog Misra) Marketing Science, 27(5), pp. 811-828, 2008.  (preprint pdf)

 

Discrete Choice Models of Firms' Strategic Decisions (with V. Aguirregabiria, P. Bajari, M. Draganska, L. Einav, D. Horsky, S. Misra, S. Narayanan, Y. Orhun, P. Reiss, K. Seim, V. Singh, R. Thomadsen, T. Zhu) Marketing Letters, 19(3-4), pp. 399-416, 2008. (preprint pdf)

 

Dynamic Asset Pricing in a System of Local Housing Markets (with Patrick Bayer and Bryan Ellickson) American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, 100(2), pp. 368-372, 2010. (preprint pdf)

 

Practical Methods for Estimation of Dynamic Discrete Choice Models (with Peter Arcidiacono) in Annual Review of Economics, vol. 3, pp. 363-394, 2011.

 

Estimating Discrete Games (with Sanjog Misra) Marketing Science, 30(6), pp. 997-1010, 2011. (invited paper) (preprint pdf)

 

Enriching Interactions: Incorporating Outcome Data into Static Discrete Games (with Sanjog Misra) Quantitative Marketing and Economics, 10(1), pp. 1-26, 2012. (preprint pdf)

Š      2013 QME Dick Wittink Best Article Prize

 

Repositioning Dynamics and Pricing Strategy (with Sanjog Misra and Harikesh Nair) Journal of Marketing Research, 49(6), pp. 750-772, 2012. (preprint pdf)

 

Supermarkets as a Natural Oligopoly Economic Inquiry, 51(2), pp. 1142-1154, 2013. (preprint pdf)

 

Wal-Mart and the Geography of Grocery Retailing (with Paul Grieco) Journal of Urban Economics, 75, pp. 1-14, 2013. (preprint pdf) (Online Appendix)

 

Estimating Network Economies in Retail Chains: A Revealed Preference Approach (with Stephanie Houghton and Christopher Timmins) Rand Journal of Economics, 44(2), pp. 169-193, 2013. (preprint pdf)

 

Pharmaceutical Followers (with Peter Arcidiacono, Peter Landry and David Ridley) International Journal of Industrial Organization. 31(5), pp. 538-553, 2013. (preprint pdf)

Š      2014 IJIO Paul Geroski Best Paper Award

 

‘Market Structure and Performance’ forthcoming in the International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, volume 2, 2014. (preprint pdf)

 

Multiplicity of Equilibria and Information Structures in Empirical Games: Challenges and Prospects (with Ron Borkovsky, Brett Gordon, Victor Aguirregabiria, Pedro Gardete, Paul Grieco, Todd Gureckis, Teck-Hua Ho, Laurent Mathevet and Andrew Sweeting) Marketing Letters, 25(4), 2014. (preprint pdf)

 

Papers Under Review

 

Switching Costs and Market Power Under Umbrella Branding (with Polykarpos Pavlidis) Last Updated: 2/2014, R&R at Management Science

 

Estimation of Dynamic Discrete Choice Models in Continuous Time with an Application to Retail Competition (with Peter Arcidiacono, Jason Blevins and Patrick Bayer) Last Updated: 5/2013, R&R at Review of Economic Studies

 

The Negativity Trap in Election Campaigns and the Role of the News Media (with Mitch Lovett and Ron Shachar)

 

 

Working Papers

 

The Dynamics of Retail Oligopoly (with Arie Beresteanu and Sanjog Misra) Last Updated: 4/2010

 

Space Versus Taste: Demand Heterogeneity in the Grocery Industry (with Paul Grieco and Oleksii Khvastunov)

 

Subjective Attributes and Objective Firms (with Dan Horsky, Sanjog Misra and Paul Nelson)

 

Dynamic Asset Pricing in a System of Local Housing Markets (with Patrick Bayer and Bryan Ellickson) Last Updated: 10/2010

 

Competition by Design (with Sanjog Misra)

 

 

Commissioned Reports and Projects

 

“Minority and Female Ownership in Media Enterprises” with Arie Beresteanu, commissioned by the Federal Communications Commission for the Research Studies on Media Ownership project, published July 31, 2007 (http://www.fcc.gov/ownership/studies.html)

 

The Evolution of the Supermarket Industry: From A&P to Wal-Mart, commissioned by the Federal Trade Commission for the Grocery Store Anti-Trust Conference

  

Current Research Projects

  

“Private Label Competition” (with Mitch Lovett and Pianpian Kong)

 

“The Impact of Wal-Mart on Selection and Prices” (with Peter Arcidiacono, Carl Mela and John Singleton)

 

“Pharmaceutical Insurance and Generic Entry” (with Peter Arcidiacono, David B. Ridley and Yair Taylor)