Position: Associate Professor, Business Economics and Public Policy, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
Doctoral Studies: Northwestern University, Economics Department
Jeff Prince is an Associate professor at the Kelley School of Business,
Indiana University. He is an accomplished researcher on various topics in the
broad categories of industrial organization and applied econometrics. His
primary focus is on technology markets, having published works on dynamic demand
for computers, Internet adoption and usage, and the inception of online/offline
product competition. His research also encompasses topics such as
household-level risk aversion, airline quality competition, and regulation in
healthcare and real estate markets. His works have appeared in top general
interest journals such as the American Economic Review, the Academy
of Management Journal, and the International Economic Review, as well as top journals in industrial organization,
including the Journal of Economics and Management Strategy and the
International Journal of Industrial Organization. He is currently on the
board of editors at Information Economics and Policy.
RESEARCH TEACHING OTHER/LINKS
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Publications in Academic Journals
1. Does Service Bundling Reduce Churn?, with Shane Greenstein, forthcoming in the Journal of Economics and Management Strategy.
2. Is Dual Agency in Real Estate Transactions a Cause for Concern?, with Vrinda Kadiyali and Daniel Simon, forthcoming in the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics.
3. Racial Bias in Expert Quality Assessment: A Study of Newspaper Movie Reviews, with Lona Fowdur and Vrinda Kadiyali, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 84, 1, pp. 292-307, 2012.
4. The Welfare Impact of Reducing Choice in Medicare Part D: A Comparison of Two Regulation Strategies, with Claudio Lucarelli and Kosali Simon, International Economic Review, 53, 4, pp. 1155-1177, 2012. NBER working paper # w14296.
5. Relating Inertia and Experience in Technology Markets: An Analysis of Households' Personal Computer Choices, Applied Economics, 43, 29, pp. 4501-4514, 2011.
6. Are Risk Preferences Stable Across Contexts? Evidence from Insurance Data, with Levon Barseghyan and Joshua Teitelbaum, American Economic Review, 101, 2, pp. 591-631, 2011.
7. Is Time Inconsistency Primarily a Male Problem?, with Dan Shawhan, Applied Economics Letters, 18, 6, pp. 501-504, 2011.
8. Has the Internet Accelerated the Diffusion of New Products?, with Daniel Simon, Research Policy, 38(8), 1269-1277, 2009.
9. How Do Households Choose Quality and Time to Replacement for a Rapidly Improving Durable Good?, International Journal of Industrial Organization, 27(2), 302-311, 2009.
10. Multimarket Contact and On-Time Performance in the US Airline Industry, with Daniel Simon, Academy of Management Journal, 52(2), 336-354, 2009.
11. Repeat Purchase amid Rapid Quality Improvement: Structural Estimation of Demand for Personal Computers, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 17(1), 1-33, Spring, 2008. (Formerly "Measuring the Digital Divide: Structural Estimation of Demand for Personal Computers")
12. Internet Adoption and Usage Patterns are Different: Implications for the Digital Divide, with Avi Goldfarb, Information Economics and Policy, 20(1), 2-15, March, 2008.
13. The Beginning of Online/Retail Competition and Its Origins: An Application to Personal Computers, International Journal of Industrial Organization, 25(1), 139-156, February, 2007.
Publications in Books and Other Outlets
14. The Dynamic Effects of Triple Play Bundling in Telecommunications, Time Warner Research Program on Digital Communications, Winter, 2012.
15. Internet Diffusion and the Geography of the Digital Divide in the United States, with Shane Greenstein, in (eds) Robin Mansell, Chrisanthi Avgerou, Danny Quah, and Roger Silverstone, The Oxford Handbook of Information and Communication Technologies, Oxford University Press, pp. 168-195, 2007. NBER working paper # w12182.
16. The Geographical Diffusion of the Internet in the United States, with Shane Greenstein, in (eds) Munindar Singh, The Practical Handbook of Internet Computing, CRC Press, pp. 56-1 – 56-17, 2004.
17. Do Incumbents Improve Service Quality in Response to Entry: Evidence from Airlines' On-Time Performance, with Daniel Simon, in 2nd round at Management Science.
18. The Impact of the Partnership Long-term Care Insurance Program on Private Coverage and Medicaid Expenditures, with Haizhen Lin, revision requested at Journal of Health Economics.
19. Indirect Network Effects and the Quality Dimension: A Look at the Gaming Industry, with Jin-Hyuk Kim and Calvin Qui, under review.
Managerial Economics and Business Strategy, 8th Edition, with Michael R. Baye, McGraw-Hill, 2013.
BUS-G492 Data Analysis using Economic Modeling
Previously at Kelley School:
BUS-G304 Managerial Economics
BUS-G350 Business Econometrics
Previously at Cornell:
AEM 3310 Introduction to Business Regulation
AEM 7400 Empirical Analysis of Industrial Organization (Ph.D. level)
AEM 7020 Game Theory for Applied Economists (Ph.D. level)
Previously at Northwestern:
Econ 281 Introduction to Applied Econometrics
Math 392-1 Accelerated Probability and Statistics
Economic Consulting Case Competition (EC3) sponsored by Nielsen at the Kelley School of Business (founded by Steven Kreft and me)
Elder High School 2005 Commencement Speech
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