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Prof. Arthur Fishman

Publications
1. "Dynamic Sales Discriminate against Uninformed Consumers in a Competitive Market", Economic Letters, 27, 1988, 23-25. 2. "Stochastic Dominance in Multi Sampling Environments", Journal of Economic Theory, 51, 1990, 77-91. 3. "Entry Deterrence in a Finitely Lived Industry", Rand Journal of Economics, 21, 1990 4. "Efficient Budget Balancing Cartel Equilibria with Imperfect Monitoring" (with D. Demougin), Economic Theory, 1, 1991, 373-83. 5. "Search Technology, Staggered Price Setting and Price Dispersion", American Economic Review, 82, 1992, 287-298. 6. "Price Cycles and Booms: Dynamic Search Equilibirum" (with Chaim Fershtman) American Economic Review, 82, 1992, 1221-33. 7. "Planned Obsolescence as an Engine of Technological Progress" (with Neil Gandal and Oz Shy), Journal of Industrial Economics, 41, 1993, 361-370 8. "Experimentation and Learning with Network Effects" (with Neil Gandal), Economics Letters, 44, 1994, 103-108. 9. "The Perverse Effects of Sales Taxes and Price Controls in an Equilibrium Search Model" (With Chaim Fershtman), European Economic Review, 38, 1994, 1099- 1112. 10. "Asymmetric Price Competition with Price Inertia", Rand Journal of Economics, 25, 1994, 608-18 11. "The Durability of Information and Market Efficiency" (with Rafael Rob), International Economic Review, 36, 1995. 12. "Search with Learning and Price Adjustment Dynamics" Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1996, 253-268 13. "Experimentation and Competition" (with Rafael Rob), Journal of Economic Theory, 998, 78, 299-320. 14. "The Size of Firms and R&D Investment" (with Rafael Rob), International Economic Review, 40, 1999, 915-931. 15. "Investment in Quality under Asymmetric Information with Endogenously Informed Consumers" (with Avi Simhon), Economics Letters, 68, 3 2000, 327-332 16. "Product Innovation by a Durable-Good Monopoly" (with Rafael Rob), Rand Journal of Economics, 31, 2, 2000, 237-252. 17. "Division of Labor, Inequality and Growth" (with Avi Simhon), Journal of Economic Growth 7, 2002, 117-136 18. "Product Innovations and Quality Adjusted Prices" (with Rafael Rob), Economics Letters 77, 3, 2002, 393-398. 19. "Inflation and Efficiency in a Search Economy" (with Chaim Fershtman and Avi Simhon), International Economic Review 44, 1,2003, 205 - 222 20. "Consumer Inertia, Firm Growth and Industry Dynamics" (with Rafael Rob), Journal of Economic Theory, 109, 2003, 24-38 21. "Can Small Menu Costs Explain Sticky Prices?" (with Avi Simhon), Economics Letters 87, 2005, 227-230 22. "Is Bigger Better? Customer Base Expansion through Word-of-Mouth Reputation (with Rafael Rob), Journal of Political Economy, 113, 5, 2005, 1146-1161 23. "Financial Intermediaries as Facilitators of Reputation Formation", International Review of Economics and Finance 18 (2) , 2009, p.301-305 24. "Adverse Selection, Endogenous Borrowing Constraints and Firm Growth", Economics Letters, 108, 2010, Pages 219-221 25. "Can Income Equality Lead to More Competitive Markets"? (with Avi Simhon), B.E. journal of Economic Analysis and Policy , 2011
Working Papers
Business as Usual: A Consumer Search Theory of Sticky Prices and Asymmetric Price Adjustment
(with Luis Cabral)
The Economics of Collective Brands (with Israel Finkelshtain, A. Simhon, N.Yacouel) Search Costs and Risky Investment in Quality (with Nadav Levy) A Field Study of Social Learning (with Uri Gneezy) Too Big to Succeed or too Big to Fail? (with Rafael Robb) Consumer Absenteeism, Search, Advertising, and Sticky Prices
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