R. Preston McAfee

Yahoo! Research Labs

Pasadena, CA 91103

United States

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

What is a Barrier to Entry?

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2010
R. Preston McAfee, Hugo M. Mialon and Michael A. Williams
Yahoo! Research Labs, Emory University - Department of Economics and Competition Economics LLC
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Private v. Public Antitrust Enforcement: A Strategic Analysis

Journal of Public Economics, Forthcoming, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-20, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 06-4
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2012
R. Preston McAfee, Hugo M. Mialon and Sue H. Mialon
Yahoo! Research Labs, Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University
Downloads 1,023 (14,633)
Citation 6

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Private and Public Enforcement, Antitrust Laws, Strategic Abuse, Free-riding, Information Revelation, Social Welfare

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The Unintended Effects of the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002

Research in Accounting Regulation, Vol. 22, No.1, pp. 18-28, 2009
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2010
Nicholas V. Vakkur, R. Preston McAfee and Fred Kipperman
Trident University, Yahoo! Research Labs and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 668 (28,424)
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The Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002, Sarbanes Oxley, accounting, accounting regulation, regulation, financial market regulation, business law, corporate governance

How to Set Minimum Acceptable Bids, with an Application to Real Estate Auctions

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Jul 2002
R. Preston McAfee, Daniel C. Quan and Daniel R. Vincent
Yahoo! Research Labs, Cornell University - School of Hotel Administration and University of Maryland - Department of Economics
Downloads 584 (34,908)
Citation 15

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Auctions, Optimal Reserve Price, Real Estate

How to Set Minimum Acceptable Bids, with an Application to Real Estate Auctions

Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 50, pp. 391-416, 2002
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Feb 2003
R. Preston McAfee, Daniel C. Quan and Daniel R. Vincent
Yahoo! Research Labs, Cornell University - School of Hotel Administration and University of Maryland - Department of Economics
Downloads 28 (401,926)
Citation 15
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How to Set Minimum Acceptable Bids, with an Application to Real Estate Auctions

Journal of Industrial Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 13 Sep 2002
Daniel C. Quan, R. Preston McAfee and Daniel R. Vincent
Cornell University - School of Hotel Administration, Yahoo! Research Labs and University of Maryland - Department of Economics

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Auctions, Optimal Reserve Price, Real Estate

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Fraud Cycles

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2014
Jiong Gong, R. Preston McAfee and Michael A. Williams
University of International Business and Economics (UIBE), Yahoo! Research Labs and Competition Economics LLC
Downloads 470 (46,621)

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fraud, cycle, steady state, wavelet

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Price Discrimination and Market Power

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 23 Sep 2004
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics, Yahoo! Research Labs, Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University
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Do Sunk Costs Matter?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Jul 2007
R. Preston McAfee, Hugo M. Mialon and Sue H. Mialon
Yahoo! Research Labs, Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University
Downloads 397 (57,125)
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Sunk Costs, Rationality, Information, Reputation, Constraints

Do Sunk Costs Matter?

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 48, Issue 2, pp. 323-336, April 2010
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Mar 2010
R. Preston McAfee, Hugo M. Mialon and Sue H. Mialon
Yahoo! Research Labs, Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University
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The Strategic Abuse of the Antitrust Laws

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Sep 2004
R. Preston McAfee and Nicholas V. Vakkur
Yahoo! Research Labs and Trident University
Downloads 386 (58,012)
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Evolution of the Market for Air-Travel Information

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 22 Aug 2003
R. Preston McAfee and Kenneth Hendricks
Yahoo! Research Labs and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics
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Market Power, Market Definition, Computer Reservation Systems, Airlines

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Private Antitrust Litigation: Procompetitive or Anticompetitive?

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-18
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Aug 2005
R. Preston McAfee, Hugo M. Mialon and Sue H. Mialon
Yahoo! Research Labs, Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University
Downloads 295 (79,339)
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Improving Federal Procurement: The Benefits of Vendor-Neutral Contract Specifications

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 Feb 2006
R. Preston McAfee
Yahoo! Research Labs
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The Role of Excess Capacity in Determining Market Power in Natural Gas Transportation Markets

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 23 Sep 2004
R. Preston McAfee and Philip Reny
Yahoo! Research Labs and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Citation 18

A Theory of Bilateral Oligopoly

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Sep 2004
R. Preston McAfee and Kenneth Hendricks
Yahoo! Research Labs and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics
Downloads 220 (110,325)
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A Theory of Bilateral Oligopoly

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 48, Issue 2, pp. 391-414, April 2010
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 29 Mar 2010
Kenneth Hendricks and R. Preston McAfee
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics and Yahoo! Research Labs
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L13, L41

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Does Large Price Discrimination Imply Great Market Power?

Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-19
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Aug 2005
R. Preston McAfee, Hugo M. Mialon and Sue H. Mialon
Yahoo! Research Labs, Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University
Downloads 217 (108,329)

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Price discrimination, Market power, Coefficient of variation, Antitrust

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Continuing Wars of Attrition

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Oct 2006
Murali Agastya and R. Preston McAfee
University of Sydney - Department of Economics and Yahoo! Research Labs
Downloads 134 (162,841)
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War of Attrition, Rational deterrence theory, Asymmetric contests

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Citation 4

Feints

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Sep 2004
Kenneth Hendricks and R. Preston McAfee
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics and Yahoo! Research Labs
Downloads 92 (228,405)
Citation 4

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Feint, misdirection, sender-receiver games, games, beliefs, conflict, war, Normandy, Calais

Feints

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 15, pp. 431-456, Summer 2006
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 May 2006
Kenneth Hendricks and R. Preston McAfee
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics and Yahoo! Research Labs
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Signaling Character in Electoral Competition

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Jan 2006
Navin Kartik and R. Preston McAfee
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Yahoo! Research Labs
Downloads 98 (214,453)
Citation 25

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electoral competition, signaling, character, integrity, median voter theorem, policy divergence

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Continuing Wars of Attrition

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Sep 2004
R. Preston McAfee
Yahoo! Research Labs
Downloads 68 (269,605)
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Capacity Choice Counters the Coase Conjecture

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Sep 2004
R. Preston McAfee and Thomas Wiseman
Yahoo! Research Labs and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics
Downloads 57 (297,455)
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Split-Award Contracts with Investment

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Feb 2011
Jiong Gong, Li Jianpei and R. Preston McAfee
University of International Business and Economics (UIBE), University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) and Yahoo! Research Labs
Downloads 44 (316,121)
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split-award, generalized second-price auctions, investment

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Pricing Damaged Goods

Economics Discussion Paper No. 2007-2
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Oct 2010
R. Preston McAfee
Yahoo! Research Labs
Downloads 39 (300,011)
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The Tradeoff of the Commons

Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 96, No. 3-4, 2012
Posted: 04 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 24 May 2012
Alan D. Miller and R. Preston McAfee
University of Haifa - Faculty of Law and Yahoo! Research Labs

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Tragedy of the Commons, Spectrum, Open Access, Appointments, Property Rights, Reservations

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Evaluating and Enhancing Competition in the Interstate Natural Gas Transportation Industry

Natural Resources Journal, Vol. 4, No. 3, 2004
Posted: 19 Nov 2008
Michael J. Doane, R. Preston McAfee and Michael A. Williams
Competition Economics LLC, Yahoo! Research Labs and Competition Economics LLC

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Interpreting Concentration Indices in the Secondary Market for Natural Gas Transportation: The Implication of Pipeline Residual Rights

Energy Economics, Vol. 30, No. 3, 2008
Posted: 19 Nov 2008
Competition Economics LLC, Yahoo! Research Labs, Competition Economics LLC and ERS Group

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Auctioning Entry into Tournaments

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 107, No. 3, June 1999
Posted: 03 Jun 1999
Richard L. Fullerton and R. Preston McAfee
U.S. Air Force Academy - Department of Economics & Geography and Yahoo! Research Labs

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Tariffying Auctions

Rand Journal of Economics, Vol. 30, No. 1
Posted: 02 Dec 1998
R. Preston McAfee, Wendy Takacs and Daniel R. Vincent
Yahoo! Research Labs, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - Department of Economics

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