Research

Publications

``Auctions versus sequential mechanisms when resale is allowed,'' 

with Tilman Klumpp, Economic Theory, 75, 1207–1245, 2023.

 ``Product-harm crises and spillover effects: A case study of Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal in eBay used car auction markets,"  

with Hajime Katayama and Peter Lee,  Journal of Marketing Research, 60(2), 409-424, 2023. This paper is supported by the British Academy Small Grant.

``Deposit requirements in auctions," 

with Tong Li, Jingfeng Lu, and Xiaoyong Zheng, American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 14 (4), 465-493, 2022 (Appendix).

``Supervisory efficiency and collusion in a multiple-agent hierarchy,"

with Yangguang Huang and Le Zhang, Games and Economic Behavior, 130, 425-442, 2021, (Appendix).

``Warranty, seller reputation, and buyer experience: Evidence from eBay used car auctions,'' 

with Hajime Katayama, Peter Lee, and Nan Shi, Journal of Industrial Economics, 67(3-4), 593–627, 2019.  

``Entry deterrence in dynamic second-price auctions,''

with Tilman Klumpp, American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 8(2), 168-201, 2016.

``Competition between sports leagues: Theory and evidence on rival league formation in North America,''

with Brad R. Humphreys, Review of Industrial Organization, 46(2), 127-143, 2015. 

``The impact of resale on entry in second price auctions,” 

with Peter Lee and YiBai Yang, Mathematical Social Sciences,  66(2), 163-168, 2013.

``Patent protection with a cooperative R&D option," 

with YiBai Yang, Economics Letters, 116(3), 469-471, 2012.

``Internet auctions with a temporary buyout option,”

Economics Letters, 110(3), 268-271, 2011.

Working Papers 

``Optimal Selling Mechanisms with Endogenous Seller Outside Offers and Termination Fees,'' with Tong Li, Jingfeng Lu, and Xiaoyong Zheng, R&R at International Economic Review 

``Game Changers: Evidence from Tesla Model 3 Unveiling Announcement,'' with Tong Li.

``Reverse Termination Fees in M&A Auctions," with Tong Li, Jingfeng Lu, and Xiaoyong Zheng. 

``Information Acquisition in Online Marketplaces: Evidence from Used Car Auctions," with Zhuoqiong Chen, Yongdong Liu, and Hantao Jiao.

Book Chapters

``Price setting and competition in fixed odds betting markets,"

with Brad R. Humphreys, Arne Feddersen, The Economics of Sports Betting, 2017.

``Rival sports league formation and competition,'' 

with Brad R. Humphreys, The Economics of Competitive Sports, 2015.

``Earnings and performance in women's skiing," 

with Brad R. Humphreys, Handbook on the Economics of Women's Sports, 2013.