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Alexander White

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Terminal Degree:2010 Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) (from RePEc Genealogy)

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School of Economics and Management
Tsinghua University

Beijing, China
http://www.sem.tsinghua.edu.cn/
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Working papers

  1. Mehmet Ekmekci & Alexander White & Lingxuan Wu, 2021. "Platform Competition and Interoperability: The Net Fee Model," Working Papers 21-13, NET Institute.
  2. Gaudin, Germain & White, Alexander, 2014. "On the antitrust economics of the electronic books industry," DICE Discussion Papers 147, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE).
  3. Alexander White & E. Glen Weyl, 2010. "Imperfect Platform Competition: A General Framework," Working Papers 10-17, NET Institute, revised Nov 2010.

Articles

  1. Germain Gaudin & Alexander White, 2021. "Vertical Agreements and User Access," American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, American Economic Association, vol. 13(3), pages 328-371, August.
  2. Shao, Xiaokuai & White, Alexander, 2021. "Outsiders, insiders and interventions in the housing market," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 49(1), pages 110-134.
  3. André Veiga & E. Glen Weyl & Alexander White, 2017. "Multidimensional Platform Design," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 107(5), pages 191-195, May.
  4. Alexander White & Glen Weyl, 2014. "Let the Right “One†Win: Policy Lessons from the New Economics of Platforms," CPI Journal, Competition Policy International, vol. 10.
  5. White, Alexander, 2013. "Search engines: Left side quality versus right side profits," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 31(6), pages 690-701.
  6. Azevedo, Eduardo M. & Weyl, E. Glen & White, Alexander, 2013. "Walrasian equilibrium in large, quasi-linear markets," Theoretical Economics, Econometric Society, vol. 8(2), May.

Chapters

  1. Alexander White, 2012. "online platforms, economics of," The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics,, Palgrave Macmillan.

Citations

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Working papers

  1. Gaudin, Germain & White, Alexander, 2014. "On the antitrust economics of the electronic books industry," DICE Discussion Papers 147, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE).

    Cited by:

    1. Gokhan Guven & Eren Inci & Antonio Russo, 2017. "Apparent Competition in Two-Sided Platforms," CESifo Working Paper Series 6660, CESifo.
    2. Maximilian Maurice Gail & Phil-Adrian Klotz, 2021. "The Impact of the Agency Model on E-book Prices: Evidence from the UK," MAGKS Papers on Economics 202111, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, Department of Economics (Volkswirtschaftliche Abteilung).
    3. Anna D'Annunzio & Mohammed Mardan & Antonio Russo, 2020. "Multi‐part tariffs and differentiated commodity taxation," RAND Journal of Economics, RAND Corporation, vol. 51(3), pages 786-804, September.
    4. E. Weyl & Michal Fabinger, 2015. "A Tractable Approach to Pass-Through Patterns," 2015 Meeting Papers 747, Society for Economic Dynamics.
    5. Liang Lu, 2017. "A Comparison of the Wholesale Model and the Agency Model in Differentiated Markets," Review of Industrial Organization, Springer;The Industrial Organization Society, vol. 51(2), pages 151-172, September.
    6. Babur De los Santos & Daniel P. O'Brien & Matthijs R. Wildenbeest, 2018. "Agency Pricing and Bargaining: Evidence from the E-Book Market," Working Papers 18-14, NET Institute.
    7. Liang Lu, 2015. "A Comparison of the Wholesale Structure and the Agency Structure in Differentiated Markets," Working Paper series, University of East Anglia, Centre for Competition Policy (CCP) 2015-07v2, Centre for Competition Policy, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK..
    8. Sushil Bikhchandani, 2020. "Intermediated surge pricing," Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 29(1), pages 31-50, January.
    9. Zhu Wang, 2018. "Why Do Platforms Use Ad Valorem Fees? Evaluating Two Alternative Explanations," Economic Quarterly, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, issue 4Q, pages 153-171.
    10. Zhu Wang & Julian Wright, 2017. "Ad valorem platform fees, indirect taxes, and efficient price discrimination," RAND Journal of Economics, RAND Corporation, vol. 48(2), pages 467-484, May.
    11. Andrei Hagiu & Julian Wright, 2019. "The Optimality of Ad Valorem Contracts," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 65(11), pages 5219-5233, November.
    12. Johnson, Justin P., 2020. "The agency and wholesale models in electronic content markets," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 69(C).
    13. Daniele Condorelli & Andrea Galeotti & Vasiliki Skreta, 2013. "Selling Through Referrals," Working Papers 13-06, New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Economics.
    14. Babur De los Santos & Matthijs Wildenbeest, 2014. "E-book Pricing and Vertical Restraints," Working Papers 14-18, NET Institute.
    15. Zhu Wang & Julian Wright, 2017. "Should Platforms be Allowed to Charge Ad Valorem Fees?," Working Paper 17-5, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.
    16. Richard J. Gilbert, 2015. "E-Books: A Tale of Digital Disruption," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 29(3), pages 165-184, Summer.
    17. Justus Haucap & Torben Stühmeier, 2016. "Competition and antitrust in Internet markets," Chapters, in: Johannes M. Bauer & Michael Latzer (ed.), Handbook on the Economics of the Internet, chapter 9, pages 183-210, Edward Elgar Publishing.
    18. Cungen Zhu & Zhong Yao, 2018. "Comparison between the agency and wholesale model under the e-book duopoly market," Electronic Commerce Research, Springer, vol. 18(2), pages 313-337, June.
    19. Budzinski Oliver & Köhler Karoline Henrike, 2015. "Is Amazon The Next Google?," ORDO. Jahrbuch für die Ordnung von Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft, De Gruyter, vol. 66(1), pages 263-288, January.
    20. Peter M. Kort & Sihem Taboubi & Georges Zaccour, 2020. "Pricing decisions in marketing channels in the presence of optional contingent products," Central European Journal of Operations Research, Springer;Slovak Society for Operations Research;Hungarian Operational Research Society;Czech Society for Operations Research;Österr. Gesellschaft für Operations Research (ÖGOR);Slovenian Society Informatika - Section for Operational Research;Croatian Operational Research Society, vol. 28(1), pages 167-192, March.
    21. Simon P. Anderson & Øystein Foros & Hans Jarle Kind, 2017. "Product Functionality, Competition, And Multipurchasing," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 58(1), pages 183-210, February.
    22. Haucap, Justus & Heimeshoff, Ulrich, 2017. "Ordnungspolitik in der digitalen Welt," DICE Ordnungspolitische Perspektiven 90, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE).

  2. Alexander White & E. Glen Weyl, 2010. "Imperfect Platform Competition: A General Framework," Working Papers 10-17, NET Institute, revised Nov 2010.

    Cited by:

    1. Renato Gomes & Alessandro Pavan, 2013. "Cross-Subsidization and Matching Design," Discussion Papers 1559, Northwestern University, Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics and Management Science.
    2. Renato Gomes & Alessandro Pavan, 2011. "Price Discrimination in Many-to-Many Matching Markets," Discussion Papers 1540, Northwestern University, Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics and Management Science.
    3. Charles Angelucci & Julia Cage, 2019. "Newspapers in Times of Low Advertising Revenues," Sciences Po publications info:hdl:2441/4edekc99or8, Sciences Po.
    4. Minjae Song, 2013. "Estimating Platform Market Power in Two-Sided Markets with an Application to Magazine Advertising," 2013 Meeting Papers 1264, Society for Economic Dynamics.
    5. Jullien, Bruno, 2010. "Two-Sided B2B Platforms," TSE Working Papers 11-223, Toulouse School of Economics (TSE), revised Mar 2011.
    6. Gomes, Renato & Pavan, Alessandro, 2016. "Many-to-many matching and price discrimination," Theoretical Economics, Econometric Society, vol. 11(3), September.
    7. E. Glen Weyl, 2010. "A Price Theory of Multi-sided Platforms," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 100(4), pages 1642-1672, September.
    8. Bruno Jullien, 2011. "Competition in Multi-sided Markets: Divide and Conquer," American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, American Economic Association, vol. 3(4), pages 186-220, November.
    9. Charles Angelucci & Julia Cage & Romain de Nijs, 2013. "Price Discrimination in a Two-Sided Market: Theory and Evidence from the Newspaper Industry," Working Papers 13-13, NET Institute.

Articles

  1. Germain Gaudin & Alexander White, 2021. "Vertical Agreements and User Access," American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, American Economic Association, vol. 13(3), pages 328-371, August.

    Cited by:

    1. Romain Lestage, 2021. "Input price discrimination and non-controlling vertical shareholding," Journal of Regulatory Economics, Springer, vol. 59(3), pages 226-250, June.

  2. André Veiga & E. Glen Weyl & Alexander White, 2017. "Multidimensional Platform Design," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 107(5), pages 191-195, May.

    Cited by:

    1. Jullien, Bruno & Pavan, Alessandro & Rysman, Marc, 2021. "Two-sided Markets, Pricing, and Network Effects," TSE Working Papers 21-1238, Toulouse School of Economics (TSE).
    2. Holger Karl & Dennis Kundisch & Friedhelm Meyer auf der Heide & Heike Wehrheim, 2020. "A Case for a New IT Ecosystem: On-The-Fly Computing," Business & Information Systems Engineering: The International Journal of WIRTSCHAFTSINFORMATIK, Springer;Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI), vol. 62(6), pages 467-481, December.
    3. Ying-Ju Chen & Tinglong Dai & C. Gizem Korpeoglu & Ersin Körpeoğlu & Ozge Sahin & Christopher S. Tang & Shihong Xiao, 2020. "OM Forum—Innovative Online Platforms: Research Opportunities," Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, INFORMS, vol. 22(3), pages 430-445, May.
    4. Luís Cabral, 2019. "Towards a theory of platform dynamics," Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 28(1), pages 60-72, January.

  3. Alexander White & Glen Weyl, 2014. "Let the Right “One†Win: Policy Lessons from the New Economics of Platforms," CPI Journal, Competition Policy International, vol. 10.

    Cited by:

    1. Joao Correia‐da‐Silva & Bruno Jullien & Yassine Lefouili & Joana Pinho, 2019. "Horizontal mergers between multisided platforms: Insights from Cournot competition," Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 28(1), pages 109-124, January.
    2. P.J. Lamberson & Scott E. Page, 2018. "First mover or higher quality? Optimal product strategy in markets with positive feedbacks," Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 27(1), pages 40-52, March.
    3. Guy Aridor & Yishay Mansour & Aleksandrs Slivkins & Zhiwei Steven Wu, 2020. "Competing Bandits: The Perils of Exploration Under Competition," Papers 2007.10144, arXiv.org, revised Sep 2021.

  4. White, Alexander, 2013. "Search engines: Left side quality versus right side profits," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 31(6), pages 690-701.

    Cited by:

    1. Anderson, Simon P & Gans, Joshua, 2010. "Platform Siphoning: Ad-Avoidance and Media Content," CEPR Discussion Papers 7729, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    2. Alexandre de Cornière & Greg Taylor, 2014. "Integration and search engine bias," Post-Print halshs-01510254, HAL.
    3. Roberto Burguet & Ramon Caminal & Matthew Ellman, 2013. "In Google we trust?," UFAE and IAE Working Papers 935.13, Unitat de Fonaments de l'Anàlisi Econòmica (UAB) and Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (CSIC), revised 12 Feb 2014.
    4. Hagiu, Andrei & Jullien, Bruno & Wright, Julian, 2018. "Creating platforms by hosting rivals," TSE Working Papers 18-970, Toulouse School of Economics (TSE), revised Mar 2019.
    5. Alexandre de Corniere, 2013. "Search Advertising," Economics Series Working Papers 649, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
    6. Alexander White & E. Glen Weyl, 2010. "Imperfect Platform Competition: A General Framework," Working Papers 10-17, NET Institute, revised Nov 2010.
    7. Jan Krämer, & Daniel Schnurr,, 2018. "Is there a need for platform neutrality regulation in the EU?," Telecommunications Policy, Elsevier, vol. 42(7), pages 514-529.
    8. Susan Athey & Glenn Ellison, 2011. "Position Auctions with Consumer Search," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 126(3), pages 1213-1270.
    9. Michael R. Baye & Babur De los Santos & Matthijs R. Wildenbeest, 2013. "Search Engine Optimization: What Drives Organic Traffic to Retail Sites?," Working Papers 2013-02, Indiana University, Kelley School of Business, Department of Business Economics and Public Policy.
    10. Berman, Ron & Katona, Zsolt, 2010. "The Role of Search Engine Optimization in Search Rankings," MPRA Paper 20129, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    11. Larbi Alaoui & Fabrizio Germano, 2015. "Time Scarcity and the Market for News," AMSE Working Papers 1552, Aix-Marseille School of Economics, France, revised 27 Dec 2015.
    12. García-Gallego Aurora & Georgantzís Nikolaos & Pereira Pedro & Pernías-Cerrillo José C., 2016. "Bias and Size Effects of Price-Comparison Platforms: Theory and Experimental Evidence," Review of Network Economics, De Gruyter, vol. 15(1), pages 1-34, March.
    13. Andre Veiga & E. Glen Weyl, 2011. "Multidimensional Heterogeneity and Platform Design," Working Papers 11-33, NET Institute, revised Nov 2011.
    14. Paul Belleflamme & Martin Peitz, 2018. "Inside the Engine Room of Digital Platforms: Reviews, Ratings, and Recommendations," AMSE Working Papers 1806, Aix-Marseille School of Economics, France.
    15. Chia-Ling Hsu & Rafael Matta & Sergey V. Popov & Takeharu Sogo, 2017. "Optimal Product Placement," Review of Industrial Organization, Springer;The Industrial Organization Society, vol. 51(1), pages 127-145, August.
    16. Chen, Yongmin & Li, zhuozheng & Zhang, Tianle, 2019. "A Search Model of Experience Goods," MPRA Paper 93547, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    17. Hagiu, Andrei, 2009. "Why Do Intermediaries Divert Search?," Department of Economics, Working Paper Series qt3f34c5dk, Department of Economics, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley.
    18. Hummel, Patrick, 2016. "Position auctions with dynamic resizing," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 45(C), pages 38-46.
    19. Lizhen Xu & Jianqing Chen & Andrew Whinston, 2012. "Effects of the Presence of Organic Listing in Search Advertising," Information Systems Research, INFORMS, vol. 23(4), pages 1284-1302, December.
    20. Renato Gomes, 2014. "Optimal auction design in two-sided markets," RAND Journal of Economics, RAND Corporation, vol. 45(2), pages 248-272, June.
    21. Peitz, Martin & Reisinger, Markus, 2014. "The Economics of Internet Media," Working Papers 14-23, University of Mannheim, Department of Economics.
    22. Chen, Yongmin, 2020. "Improving market performance in the digital economy," China Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 62(C).
    23. Lianos, I. & Motchenkova, E., 2012. "Market dominance and quality of search results in the search engine market," Discussion Paper 2012-036, Tilburg University, Tilburg Law and Economic Center.
    24. Hagiu, Andrei & Jullien, Bruno, 2013. "Search Diversion and Platform Competition," TSE Working Papers 13-431, Toulouse School of Economics (TSE).
    25. Ron Berman & Zsolt Katona, 2013. "The Role of Search Engine Optimization in Search Marketing," Marketing Science, INFORMS, vol. 32(4), pages 644-651, July.
    26. Casner, Ben, 2020. "Seller curation in platforms," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 72(C).
    27. Fujisawa, Chieko & Kasuga, Norihiro, 2021. "How should durable goods firms combine online and mass media advertisements to promote sales?," 23rd ITS Biennial Conference, Online Conference / Gothenburg 2021. Digital societies and industrial transformations: Policies, markets, and technologies in a post-Covid world 238023, International Telecommunications Society (ITS).
    28. Michael Arnold & Eric Darmon & Thierry Penard, 2012. "To Sponsor or not to Sponsor: Sponsored Search Auctions with Organic Links," Working Papers 12-04, University of Delaware, Department of Economics.
    29. Matthias Hunold & Johannes Muthers, 2011. "Resale Price Maintenance: Hurting Competitors, Consumers and Yourself," Working Papers 100, Bavarian Graduate Program in Economics (BGPE).
    30. Sha Yang & Anindya Ghose, 2010. "Analyzing the Relationship Between Organic and Sponsored Search Advertising: Positive, Negative, or Zero Interdependence?," Marketing Science, INFORMS, vol. 29(4), pages 602-623, 07-08.
    31. Alexandre de Cornière, 2016. "Search Advertising," American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, American Economic Association, vol. 8(3), pages 156-188, August.
    32. Tavalaei, M. Mahdi, 2020. "Waiting time in two-sided platforms: The case of the airport industry," Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Elsevier, vol. 159(C).
    33. Chen, Yongmin & Zhang, Tianle, 2018. "Intermediaries and consumer search," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 57(C), pages 255-277.
    34. Carlos Canon, 2011. "Matching & Information Provision by One-Sided and Two-Sided Platforms," Working Papers 11-20, NET Institute, revised Oct 2011.

  5. Azevedo, Eduardo M. & Weyl, E. Glen & White, Alexander, 2013. "Walrasian equilibrium in large, quasi-linear markets," Theoretical Economics, Econometric Society, vol. 8(2), May.

    Cited by:

    1. Kominers, SD & Teytelboym, A & Crawford, VP, 2017. "An invitation to market design," University of California at San Diego, Economics Working Paper Series qt3xp2110t, Department of Economics, UC San Diego.
    2. Hatfield, John William & Kominers, Scott Duke, 2015. "Multilateral matching," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 156(C), pages 175-206.
    3. Michael Ostrovsky & Michael Schwarz, 2018. "Carpooling and the Economics of Self-Driving Cars," NBER Working Papers 24349, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    4. Chao Huang, 2021. "Stable matching: An integer programming approach," Papers 2103.03418, arXiv.org.
    5. Gerasimos T. Soldatos, 2020. "Merit goods and excise taxation in quasilinear markets for complementary private consumption," Public Sector Economics, Institute of Public Finance, vol. 44(4), pages 551-566.
    6. Hashimoto, Tadashi, 2018. "The generalized random priority mechanism with budgets," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 177(C), pages 708-733.
    7. Elizabeth Baldwin & Paul Klemperer, 2015. "Understanding Preferences: “Demand Types”, and the Existence of Equilibrium with Indivisibilities," Economics Papers 2015-W10, Economics Group, Nuffield College, University of Oxford.
    8. Danilov, V. & Koshevoy, G. & Lang, C., 2013. "Equilibria in Markets with Indivisible Goods," Journal of the New Economic Association, New Economic Association, vol. 18(2), pages 10-34.
    9. Jean Flemming, 2018. "Costly Commuting and the Job Ladder," 2018 Meeting Papers 100, Society for Economic Dynamics.
    10. Yannai A. Gonczarowski & Scott Duke Kominers & Ran I. Shorrer, 2019. "To Infinity and Beyond: Scaling Economic Theories via Logical Compactness," Papers 1906.10333, arXiv.org, revised Nov 2020.
    11. Pierre-Andr'e Chiappori & Alfred Galichon & Bernard Salani'e, 2021. "On Human Capital and Team Stability," Papers 2102.06487, arXiv.org.
    12. Roy Allen, 2019. "Injectivity and the Law of Demand," Papers 1908.05714, arXiv.org.
    13. Martin Bichler & Vladimir Fux & Jacob Goeree, 2018. "A Matter of Equality: Linear Pricing in Combinatorial Exchanges," Information Systems Research, INFORMS, vol. 29(4), pages 1024-1043, December.
    14. Pierre-André Chiappori & Alfred Galichon & Bernard Salanié, 2012. "The Roommate Problem is More Stable than You Think," Sciences Po publications info:hdl:2441/3sd5loegec9, Sciences Po.
    15. Chao Huang, 2021. "Unidirectional substitutes and complements," Papers 2108.12572, arXiv.org.

Chapters

  1. Alexander White, 2012. "online platforms, economics of," The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics,, Palgrave Macmillan.

    Cited by:

    1. Tomlin, Brian, 2014. "Managing supply-demand risk in global production: Creating cost-effective flexible networks," Business Horizons, Elsevier, vol. 57(4), pages 509-519.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 4 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (4) 2010-11-06 2014-06-14 2014-12-13 2021-10-11
  2. NEP-IND: Industrial Organization (4) 2010-11-06 2014-06-14 2014-12-13 2021-10-11
  3. NEP-CUL: Cultural Economics (2) 2014-06-14 2014-12-13
  4. NEP-REG: Regulation (2) 2010-11-06 2021-10-11
  5. NEP-ICT: Information & Communication Technologies (1) 2014-12-13
  6. NEP-LAW: Law & Economics (1) 2014-12-13
  7. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (1) 2021-10-11
  8. NEP-NET: Network Economics (1) 2010-11-06
  9. NEP-ORE: Operations Research (1) 2021-10-11
  10. NEP-PAY: Payment Systems & Financial Technology (1) 2021-10-11

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