Daniel F. Spulber

Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management

Elinor Hobbs Distinguished Prof. of Intl. Business

Kellogg Global Hub

2211 Campus Dr.

Evanston, IL 60208

United States

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Scholarly Papers (50)

1.

Rethinking Broadband Internet Access

Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 22, 2008, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research No. 08-34, U of Penn, Inst. for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 08-16
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 26 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2013
Daniel F. Spulber and Christopher S. Yoo
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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graph theory, complex systems, network neutrality, open access, telecommunications, natural monopoly, ruinous competition, network economic effects, vertical exclusion, cable modem, digital subscriber lines, DSL, transaction costs

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Supreme Court Amicus Brief of Professors and Scholars in Law and Economics in Support of Certiorari, Pacific Bell Telephone Co. v. linkLine Communications, Inc., No. 07-512 (filed Nov. 16, 2007)

U.S. Supreme Court
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 23 May 2012
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Independent, Brookings Institution, Georgetown University - Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, NERA Economic Consulting, University of Virginia - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Virginia School of Law, Technology Policy Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C., Yale School of Management (Deceased), Criterion Economics, Inc., University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Competition Policy and the Incentive to Innovate: The Dynamic Effects of Microsoft v. Commission

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 08-18
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 16 Jun 2008
Daniel F. Spulber
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Competition Policy, Antitrust, Microsoft v. Commission, Innovation, Intellectual property, International trade, Essential facilities, Multinational corporation, Windows, European Union

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Antitrust, the Internet, and the Economics of Networks

Oxford Handbook of International Antitrust Economics, Roger D. Blair & D. Daniel Sokol eds., Oxford University Press, 2014, Forthcoming, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-36
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Dec 2013
Daniel F. Spulber and Christopher S. Yoo
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Antitrust, transportation, utilities, information networks, law and technology, economics, types of networks, natural monopoly, network economic effects, vertical exclusion, dynamic efficiency, structural remedies, vertical separation, behavioral remedies, essential facilities doctrine

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Access to Networks: Economic and Constitutional Connections

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 88, 2003, TPRC 2003, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 02-08, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 02-07, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 03-05, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 03-06
Number of pages: 141 Posted: 28 Sep 2002
Daniel F. Spulber and Christopher S. Yoo
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Antitrust and Competition in Two-Sided Markets

Simon School Working Paper No. FR 07-12
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2011
Alexei Alexandrov, George Deltas and Daniel F. Spulber
Independent, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Downloads 629 (52,299)
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antitrust, intermediaries, market-makers, matchmakers, two-sided markets

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Deregulation and Managed Competition in Network Industries

Yale Journal on Regulation, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 117-147, Winter 1998
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Nov 2001 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2009
J. Gregory Sidak and Daniel F. Spulber
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On the Regulation of Networks as Complex Systems: A Graph Theory Approach

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 99, p. 1687, Summer 2005, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-14, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 05-15, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 05-14, TPRC 2005
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 May 2005
Daniel F. Spulber and Christopher S. Yoo
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Network Regulation: The Many Faces of Access

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 11 Jun 2005
Daniel F. Spulber and Christopher S. Yoo
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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network regulation, telecommunications

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The FTC, IP, and SSOs: Government Hold-Up Replacing Private Coordination

Journal of Competition Law & Economics, March 2012, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 414, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 578, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 578, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-26, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 568, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 11-23
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2013
Richard A. Epstein, F. Scott Kieff and Daniel F. Spulber
New York University School of Law, George Washington University - Law School and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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IP, SSO, RAND, patent, intellectual property, antitrust, competition, standard setting organizations, hold-up, ex ante, innovation, property, contract, coordination, private ordering, new institutional economics

Unlocking Technology: Antitrust and Innovation

Journal of Competition Law and Economics, May 8, 2008, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 08-17
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 16 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2014
Daniel F. Spulber
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Innovation, Technology, Network effects, Antitrust, Technology Lock-in, Interoperability

Unlocking Technology: Antitrust and Innovation

Journal of Competition Law and Economics, Vol. 4, Issue 4, pp. 915-966, 2008
Posted: 31 Dec 2008
Daniel F. Spulber

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Mandating Access to Telecom and the Internet: The Hidden Side of Trinko

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 106, 2006, Vanderbilt Public Law Working Paper No. 07-07, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Working Paper No. 07-07
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 06 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2013
Daniel F. Spulber and Christopher S. Yoo
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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antitrust, telecommunications, access, Trinko, graph theory, network theory, essential facilities doctrine, vertical exclusion, vertical integration, state action immunity, primary jurisdiction, abstention, dynamic efficiency, retail access, wholesale access, interconnection access, platform access

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Technology Standards, Standard-Setting Organizations, Database, Invention, Innovation

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database, technology standards, standard‐setting organizations

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Givings, Takings, and the Fallacy of Forward-Looking Costs

New York University Law Review, Vol. 72, No. 5, pp. 1068-1164, November 1997
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 22 Jan 2001
J. Gregory Sidak and Daniel F. Spulber
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Toward a Unified Theory of Access to Local Telephone Systems

Federal Communications Law Journal, Vol. 61, p. 43, 2008, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 09-18, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 09-14
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 21 May 2009 Last Revised: 25 May 2009
Daniel F. Spulber and Christopher S. Yoo
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Antitrust, telecommunications, access regulation, graph theory, natural monopoly, network economic effects, vertical exclusion, managed competition, transaction costs, complex systems

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Deregulatory Takings and Breach of the Regulatory Contract [Part 1]

New York University Law Review, Vol. 71, No. 4, pp. 851-923, October 1996
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 24 Mar 2003
J. Gregory Sidak and Daniel F. Spulber
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How Patents Provide the Foundation of the Market for Inventions

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 14-14
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 28 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2014
Daniel F. Spulber
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Patents, invention, R&D, competition, innovation, entry, incentives

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Discovering the Role of the Firm: The Separation Criterion and Corporate Law

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 08-23
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 07 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
Daniel F. Spulber
Downloads 304 (123,501)
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Corporate law, theory of the firm, finance, shareholders, property rights

Consumer Coordination in the Small and in the Large: Implications for Antitrust in Markets with Network Effects

Journal of Competition Law and Economics, Vol. 4, pp. 1-56, June 2008, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 08-16
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 16 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2008
Daniel F. Spulber
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Network effects, coordination, antitrust

Consumer Coordination in the Small and in the Large: Implications for Antitrust in Markets with Network Effects

Journal of Competition Law and Economics, Vol. 4, Issue 2, pp. 207-262, 2008
Posted: 17 Jun 2008
Daniel F. Spulber

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K21, L1, L14

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Patent Licensing and Bargaining with Innovative Complements and Substitutes

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-12
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 07 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2016
Daniel F. Spulber
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bargaining, complements, substitutes, competition, royalties, licensing, patents, invention, innovation

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Standard Essential Patents, FRAND, patent licensing, technology standards, standard setting organizations, regulation, antitrust, patent holdout, patent holdup, royalty stacking, patent thickets, complements, royalty base, smallest saleable patent-practicing unit

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Citation 9
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market, platform, intermediary, market maker, match maker, market microstructure, two-sided markets, networks, sharing economy, ecosystem, entrepreneur, innovation

The Economics of Markets and Platforms

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 28, Issue 1, pp. 159-172, 2019
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Jan 2019
Daniel F. Spulber
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bid–ask spread, ecosystem, entrepreneur, innovation, intermediaries, market, market maker, market microstructure, match maker, networks, platform, sharing economy, theory of the firm, two‐sided markets

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Supreme Court Amicus Brief of Professors and Scholars in Law and Economics in Support of the Petitioners, Pacific Bell Telephone Co. v. Linkline Communications, Inc., No. 07-512 (Filed Sept. 4, 2008)

U.S. Supreme Court
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 23 May 2012
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Independent, Brookings Institution, Georgetown University - Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, NERA Economic Consulting, University of Virginia - Department of Economics, New York University School of Law, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Virginia School of Law, Technology Policy Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Boston University - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C., Yale School of Management (Deceased), University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, Criterion Economics, Inc., University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Monopoly and the Mandate of Canada Post

Yale Journal on Regulation, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 1-84, Winter 1997
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 02 Nov 2001
J. Gregory Sidak and Daniel F. Spulber
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Trust and Incentives in Agency

Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal, Vol. 15, No. 1, 2005
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 26 Jun 2007
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and Daniel F. Spulber
Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Downloads 219 (171,539)

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Standard Setting Organizations and Standard Essential Patents: Voting and Markets

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-21
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2017
Daniel F. Spulber
Downloads 218 (172,346)
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Standards, Voting, Competition, Technology, Patents, Intellectual Property, Standard Setting Organizations, Standard Essential Patents

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Firm Matching in the Market for Technology: Business Stealing and Business Creation

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 18-14
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 25 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2021
Pere Arque-Castells and Daniel F. Spulber
University of Groningen (Innovation Management and Strategy) and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Downloads 214 (175,355)
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Market for technology, Patents, Innovation, Licensing, Cross-licensing, R&D alliances, Patent transfers, Business stealing

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Prices versus Prizes: Patents, Public Policy, and the Market for Inventions

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 14-15
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 28 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2014
Daniel F. Spulber
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Invention, R&D, competition, innovation, prices, prizes

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Intellectual Contract and Intellectual Law

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 18-16, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 18-13
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2018
Daniel F. Spulber
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Contract, Intellectual Property, Tort, Infringement, Damages, Liability, Patent, Invention, Innovation, Adoption, Technological change

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Finding Reasonable Royalty Damages: A Contract Approach to Patent Infringement

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 18-08
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 05 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2018
Daniel F. Spulber
Downloads 201 (185,939)
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Patent, contract, infringement, damages, reasonable royalties

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Cyberjam: The Law and Economics of Internet Congestion of the Telephone Network

Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 327-394, Spring 1998
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 13 Sep 2001 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2013
J. Gregory Sidak and Daniel F. Spulber
Downloads 192 (193,776)
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Deregulatory Takings and Breach of the Regulatory Contract [Part 2]

New York University Law Review, Vol. 71, No. 4, pp. 924-999, October 1996
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 24 Mar 2003
J. Gregory Sidak and Daniel F. Spulber
Downloads 191 (194,695)
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Measuring the Private and Social Returns to R&D: Unintended Spillovers versus Technology Markets

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 18-18
Number of pages: 127 Posted: 11 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2021
Pere Arque-Castells and Daniel F. Spulber
University of Groningen (Innovation Management and Strategy) and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Downloads 188 (197,466)
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Market for technology, Patents, Spillovers, Innovation, R&D

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Technology; Technological Change, Invention, Innovation, Research and Development, Standard Essential Patents, Licensing, Royalties

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The Tragedy of the Telecommons: Government Pricing of Unbundled Network Elements Under the Telecommunications Act of 1996

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 97, No. 4, pp. 1081-1161, May 1997
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 23 Feb 2007
J. Gregory Sidak and Daniel F. Spulber
Downloads 137 (257,502)
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Sufficient Decisions in Multi-Sided and Multi-Product Markets

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2015
Alexei Alexandrov and Daniel F. Spulber
Downloads 136 (259,030)
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multi-product markets; two-sided markets; public policy; antitrust; Spence's quality distortion; demand non-additivity

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Network Access Pricing and Deregulation

Industrial and Corporate Change, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 757-782, 1997
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Jun 2001
J. Gregory Sidak and Daniel F. Spulber
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Complementary Monopolies and Bargaining

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-10
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Jul 2016
Daniel F. Spulber
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antitrust, complements, mergers, bargaining, supply schedules, contracts, competition, cooperation, Cournot Effect, monopoly

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The Extent of the Market and Integration Through Factor Markets: Evidence from Wholesale Electricity

Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 17-50
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 17 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2019
R. Andrew Butters and Daniel F. Spulber
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market integration, extent of the market, factor prices, factor mobility, wholesale electricity, natural gas, price transmission ratio

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Menu Costs and the Neutrality of Money

NBER Working Paper No. w2311
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2021
Andrew Caplin and Daniel F. Spulber
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Downloads 66 (411,724)
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Sufficient Decisions in Multi‐Sided and Multiproduct Markets

The Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 65, Issue 4, pp. 739-766, 2017
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Dec 2017
Alexei Alexandrov and Daniel F. Spulber
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Competition Among Entrepreneurs

Industrial and Corporate Change, Vol. 19, Issue 1, pp. 25-50, 2010
Posted: 01 Feb 2010
Daniel F. Spulber

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The Map of Commerce: Internet Search, Competition, and the Circular Flow of Information

Journal of Competition Law and Economics, Vol. 5, Issue 4, pp. 633-682, 2009
Posted: 22 Dec 2009
Daniel F. Spulber

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L1, L4, L86, K21, M37

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management strategy, competitive strategy, managerial economics, business strategy

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Municipalization: Bypass and Opportunism in the U.S. Electric Utility Industry

Energy Law Journal, Vol. 18, No. 2, 1997
Posted: 19 Nov 2008
Michael J. Doane and Daniel F. Spulber

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Evolution of the U.S. Spot Market for Natural Gas

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 38, No. 2, 1994
Posted: 19 Nov 2008
Michael J. Doane and Daniel F. Spulber

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The Fable of Fisher Body

Posted: 09 Jul 2001
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and Daniel F. Spulber
Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management

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Dynamic Retail Price and Investment Competition

RAND JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS, Vol. 28, No. 2
Posted: 11 Jun 1997
Kyle Bagwell, Garey Ramey and Daniel F. Spulber
Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management

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Capital Structure with Countervailing Incentives

RAND J. OF ECONOMICS, Vol. 28 No. 1
Posted: 03 Mar 1997
Yossi Spiegel and Daniel F. Spulber
Tel Aviv University, Coller School of Management and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management

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