Matthijs R. Wildenbeest
Associate Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
Adjunct Associate Professor of Economics, Indiana University
Email: mwildenb@indiana.edu. Phone: +1-812-856-5067. Fax: +1-812-855-3354. Address: 1309 E 10th St. Bloomington, IN 47405. Room: HH 3080F.
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5th Workshop on Consumer Search and Switching Costs

 

Papers under Review and Working Papers

Simultaneous search for differentiated products: the impact of search costs and firm prominence” (with José Luis Moraga-González and Zsolt Sándor), 2018. Revise and resubmit at the Economic Journal. [Working paper]

Consumer search and prices in the automobile market” (with José Luis Moraga-González and Zsolt Sándor), 2018. Revise and resubmit at the Review of Economic Studies. [Working paper]

       => For the 2015 working paper (which uses a non-sequential search model), see here.

Agency pricing and bargaining: empirical evidence from the e-book market” (with Babur De los Santos and Dan O’Brien), 2019. [Working paper]

Properties of profit premium in an equilibrium framework” (with Zsolt Sándor and Attila Szőcs), 2019. [Working paper]

On the identification of the costs of simultaneous search” (with José Luis Moraga-González and Zsolt Sándor), 2011. [Working paper]


Journal Articles

Non-parametric estimation of search costs for differentiated products: evidence from Medigap” (with Haizhen Lin), 2019. Forthcoming in the Journal of Business & Economic Statistics. [Article] [Working paper]

Search with learning for differentiated products: evidence from E-commerce” (with Babur De los Santos and Ali Hortaçsu), Journal of Business & Economic Statistics 35, 626-641, 2017. [Article] [Working paper]

E-book pricing and vertical restraints” (with Babur De los Santos), Quantitative Marketing and Economics 15, 85-122, 2017. [Article] [Working paper]

Prices and heterogeneous search costs” (with José Luis Moraga-González and Zsolt Sándor), RAND Journal of Economics 48, 125-46, 2017. [Article] [Working paper] [Supplemental appendix]

Nonsequential search equilibrium with search cost heterogeneity” (with José Luis Moraga-González and Zsolt Sándor), International Journal of Industrial Organization 50, 392-414, 2017. [Article] [Working paper]

What's in a name? Measuring prominence, and its impact on organic traffic from search engines” (with Mike Baye and Babur De los Santos), Information Economics and Policy 34, 44-57, 2016. [Article] [Open Access]

Search Engine Optimization: what drives organic traffic to retail sites?” (with Mike Baye and Babur De los Santos), Journal of Economics & Management Strategy 25, 6–31, 2016. [Article] [Open Access]

Estimation of search frictions in the British electricity market” (with Monica Giulietti and Michael Waterson), Journal of Industrial Economics 62, 555-90, 2014. [Article] [Working paper]

Semi-nonparametric estimation of consumer search costs” (with José Luis Moraga-González and Zsolt Sándor), Journal of Applied Econometrics 28, 1205-23, 2013. [Article] [Working paper] [Supplemental appendix]

Testing models of consumer search using data on web browsing and purchasing behavior” (with Babur De los Santos and Ali Hortaçsu), American Economic Review 102, 2955-80, 2012. [Article] [Working paper]

An empirical model of search with vertically differentiated products”, RAND Journal of Economics 42, 729-57, 2011. [Article] [Working paper]

Maximum likelihood estimation of search costs” (with José Luis Moraga-González), European Economic Review 52, 820-48, 2008. [Article] [Working paper] [Matlab code]

Truly costly sequential search and oligopolistic pricing” (with Maarten Janssen and José Luis Moraga-González), International Journal of Industrial Organization 23, 451-66, 2005. [Article] [Working paper]


Other Publications

Searching for physical and digital media: the evolution of platforms for finding books” (with Mike Baye and Babur De los Santos), in Shane Greenstein, Avi Goldfarb, and Catherine Tucker (editors), NBER Book Economic Analysis of the Digital Economy, The University of Chicago Press, 137-68, 2015. [Book] [Working paper]

The evolution of product search” (with Mike Baye and Babur De los Santos), Journal of Law, Economics & Policy 9, 201-21, 2013. [Article]

Comparison sites” (with José Luis Moraga-González), in Martin Peitz and Joel Waldfogel (editors), The Oxford Handbook of the Digital Economy, Oxford University Press, 224-53, 2013. [Book] [Working paper]

Consumer search and pricing behavior in Internet markets” (with Maarten Janssen and José Luis Moraga-González), in Eric Brousseau and Nicolas Curien (editors), Internet and Digital Economics, Cambridge University Press, 460-83, 2007. [Book] [Working paper]

 

Last updated: August 15, 2019