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Michael R. Ward

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First Name:Michael
Middle Name:R.
Last Name:Ward
RePEc Short-ID:pwa282
Terminal Degree:1993 Department of Economics; University of Chicago (from RePEc Genealogy)


Department of Economics
College of Business Administration
University of Texas-Arlington

Arlington, Texas (United States)

: (817) 272-3061
(817) 272-3145
309 Business Bldg., Box 19479, Arlington, Tx 76013
RePEc:edi:deutaus (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Claussen, Jörg & Engelstätter, Benjamin & Ward, Michael R., 2014. "Susceptibility and influence in social media word-of-mouth," ZEW Discussion Papers 14-129, ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research.
  2. Ward, Michael R. & Zheng, Shilin, 2014. "Mobile telecommunications infrastructure and economic growth: Evidence from China," 25th European Regional ITS Conference, Brussels 2014 101405, International Telecommunications Society (ITS).
  3. Engelstätter, Benjamin & Ward, Michael R., 2013. "Strategic timing of entry: Evidence from video games," ZEW Discussion Papers 13-117, ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research.
  4. Ward, Michael R., 2012. "Does time spent playing video games crowd out time spent studying?," 23rd European Regional ITS Conference, Vienna 2012 60374, International Telecommunications Society (ITS).
  5. Cunningham, A. Scott & Engelstätter, Benjamin & Ward, Michael R., 2011. "Understanding the effects of violent video games on violent crime," ZEW Discussion Papers 11-042, ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research.
  6. Carolyn A. Dehring & Craig A. Depken, II & Michael R. Ward, 2007. "A Direct Test of the Homevoter Hypothesis," Working Papers 0719, International Association of Sports Economists;North American Association of Sports Economists.
  7. Michael R. Ward, 2007. "Teaching Digital Piracy," Working Papers 0701, University of Texas at Arlington, Department of Economics.
  8. Michael R. Ward, 2006. "The Effects Of E-Rate It Subsidies In Education," Working Papers 0604, University of Texas at Arlington, Department of Economics.
  9. Michael R. Ward, 2006. "Rural Telecommunications Subsidies Do Not Help," Working Papers 0603, University of Texas at Arlington, Department of Economics.
  10. Craig A. Depken & Michael R. Ward & Carolyn A. Dehring, 2006. "The Impact of Stadium Announcements on Residential Property Values: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Dallas-Fort Worth," Working Papers 0602, University of Texas at Arlington, Department of Economics.
  11. Michael R. Ward & Nicholas K. Oxedine, 2005. "Price Effects From Retail Gasoline Mergers," Working Papers 0503, University of Texas at Arlington, Department of Economics.
  12. Michael R. Ward & David Reiffen, 2005. "“Branded Generics” As A Strategy To Limit Cannibalization Of Pharmaceutical Markets," Working Papers 0502, University of Texas at Arlington, Department of Economics.
  13. Michael R. Ward, 2005. "Rationalizing the E-Rate: The Effects of Subsidizing IT in Education," Working Papers 05-25, NET Institute, revised Oct 2005.
  14. Michael R. Ward & Glenn A. Woroch, 2005. "Fixed-Mobile Telephone Subscription Substitution in the U.S," Working Papers 0501, University of Texas at Arlington, Department of Economics.


  1. Scott Cunningham & Benjamin Engelstätter & Michael R. Ward, 2016. "Violent Video Games and Violent Crime," Southern Economic Journal, Southern Economic Association, vol. 82(4), pages 1247-1265, April.
  2. Ward, Michael R., 2012. "Learning to surf: Spillovers in the adoption of the Internet," Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Elsevier, vol. 79(8), pages 1474-1483.
  3. Ward, Michael R. & Zheng, Shilin, 2012. "Mobile and fixed substitution for telephone service in China," Telecommunications Policy, Elsevier, vol. 36(4), pages 301-310.
  4. Michael R. Ward, 2011. "Video Games And Crime," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 29(2), pages 261-273, April.
  5. Patel, Darshak & Ward, Michael R., 2011. "Using patent citation patterns to infer innovation market competition," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 40(6), pages 886-894, July.
  6. Zheng, Shilin & Ward, Michael R., 2011. "The effects of market liberalization and privatization on Chinese telecommunications," China Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 22(2), pages 210-220, June.
  7. Yasar, Mahmut & Paul, Catherine J. Morrison & Ward, Michael R., 2011. "Property Rights Institutions and Firm Performance: A Cross-Country Analysis," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 39(4), pages 648-661, April.
  8. Ward, Michael R. & Woroch, Glenn A., 2010. "The effect of prices on fixed and mobile telephone penetration: Using price subsidies as natural experiments," Information Economics and Policy, Elsevier, vol. 22(1), pages 18-32, March.
  9. Michael R. Ward, 2010. "Video Games and Adolescent Fighting," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 53(3), pages 611-628.
  10. Dehring, Carolyn A. & Depken II, Craig A. & Ward, Michael R., 2008. "A direct test of the homevoter hypothesis," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 64(1), pages 155-170, July.
  11. Carolyn A. Dehring & Craig A. Depken & Michael R. Ward, 2007. "The Impact Of Stadium Announcements On Residential Property Values: Evidence From A Natural Experiment In Dallas‐Fort Worth," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 25(4), pages 627-638, October.
  12. David Reiffen & Michael R. Ward, 2007. "'Branded Generics' as a strategy to limit cannibalization of pharmaceutical markets," Managerial and Decision Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 28(4-5), pages 251-265.
  13. Ward, Michael R., 2007. "Rural Telecommunications Subsidies Do Not Help," Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy, Mid-Continent Regional Science Association, vol. 37(1), pages 1-3.
  14. David Reiffen & Michael R. Ward, 2005. "Generic Drug Industry Dynamics," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 87(1), pages 37-49, February.
  15. Reiffen David & Ward Michael R, 2002. "Recent Empirical Evidence on Discrimination by Regulated Firms," Review of Network Economics, De Gruyter, vol. 1(1), pages 1-15, March.
  16. Michael R. Ward, 2001. "Will Online Shopping Compete More with Traditional Retailing or Catalog Shopping?," Netnomics, Springer, vol. 3(2), pages 103-117, September.
  17. Reiffen, David & Schumann, Laurence & Ward, Michael R, 2000. "Discriminatory Dealing with Downstream Competitors: Evidence from the Cellular Industry," Journal of Industrial Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 48(3), pages 253-286, September.
  18. Ward, Michael R, 1999. "Product Substitutability and Competition in Long-Distance Telecommunications," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 37(4), pages 657-677, October.
  19. Michael R. Ward, 1998. "Vertical Integration in Cable Television. David Waterman and Andrew A. Weiss," Review of Industrial Organization, Springer;The Industrial Organization Society, vol. 13(5), pages 609-612, October.
  20. Ward, Michael R, 1996. "The Effect of the Internet on Political Institutions," Industrial and Corporate Change, Oxford University Press, vol. 5(4), pages 1127-1141.
  21. Parsons, Steve G. & Ward, Michael R., 1996. "The influence of regulation on marginal factor cost: Access markets in U.S. telecommunications," Information Economics and Policy, Elsevier, vol. 8(2), pages 95-106, June.
  22. Ward, Michael R & Dranove, David, 1995. "The Vertical Chain of Research and Development in the Pharmaceutical Industry," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 33(1), pages 70-87, January.
  23. Rodini, Mark & Ward, Michael R. & Woroch, Glenn A., 0. "Going mobile: substitutability between fixed and mobile access," Telecommunications Policy, Elsevier, vol. 27(5-6), pages 457-476, June.

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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 7 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-EDU: Education (2) 2006-08-26 2007-10-06
  2. NEP-GEO: Economic Geography (2) 2006-10-07 2007-06-18
  3. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (2) 2006-08-26 2006-10-07
  4. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (2) 2006-10-07 2007-06-18
  5. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (1) 2007-06-18
  6. NEP-CNA: China (1) 2014-12-03
  7. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (1) 2014-01-24
  8. NEP-CUL: Cultural Economics (1) 2007-10-06
  9. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (1) 2015-02-11
  10. NEP-GRO: Economic Growth (1) 2014-12-03
  11. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (1) 2006-08-26
  12. NEP-ICT: Information & Communication Technologies (1) 2007-10-06
  13. NEP-IPR: Intellectual Property Rights (1) 2007-10-06
  14. NEP-MKT: Marketing (1) 2014-01-24
  15. NEP-NET: Network Economics (1) 2015-02-11
  16. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (1) 2007-06-18
  17. NEP-PPM: Project, Program & Portfolio Management (1) 2007-06-18
  18. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (1) 2015-02-11
  19. NEP-SPO: Sports & Economics (1) 2006-10-07
  20. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (1) 2014-12-03


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