David J. Balan

U.S. Federal Trade Commission

600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW

Washington, DC 20580

United States

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Scholarly Papers (14)

1.

Ideological Persuasion in the Media

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Jan 2005
U.S. Federal Trade Commission, Federal Trade Commission - Antitrust I and University of Texas at Austin - School of Law
Downloads 453 (90,375)
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Ideology, Media Bias, Media Diversity, Persuasion

2.

On Morality and Economic Performance

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Aug 2003
David J. Balan
U.S. Federal Trade Commission
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Morality, Rent-Seeking, Development, School Vouchers

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Have Lazear-Style Implicit Contracts Disappeared?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Jan 2003
David J. Balan
U.S. Federal Trade Commission
Downloads 132 (298,944)
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Deferred Compensation, Incentives, Implicit Contracts

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Sometimes it's Better to Just Let Them Shirk

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Oct 2006
David J. Balan
U.S. Federal Trade Commission
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Efficiency wages, shirking, wage cyclicality, technological progress

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A Retrospective Analysis of the Clinical Quality Effects of the Acquisition of Highland Park Hospital by Evanston Northwestern Healthcare

U.S. Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Economics, Working Paper No. 307
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Nov 2010
David J. Balan and Patrick Romano
U.S. Federal Trade Commission and University of California, Davis Division of General Medicine
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Hospital Mergers, Merger Retrospectives, Antitrust Enforcement, Health Care Quality

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Simulating Hospital Merger Simulations

Balan, D.J. and Brand, K. (2022). Simulating Hospital Merger Simulations. Journal of Industrial Economics, forthcoming.
Number of pages: 107 Posted: 16 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2022
David J. Balan and Keith Brand
U.S. Federal Trade Commission and Government of the United States of America - Federal Trade Commission
Downloads 97 (370,323)
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Hospitals, Mergers, Hospital Mergers, Nash Bargaining, Merger Simulation, Oligopoly

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I'm Mad as Hell and I'm Not Going to Take this Anymore: On Indignation and Health Care

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Jan 2007
David J. Balan
U.S. Federal Trade Commission
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Patient Indignation, Health Care Prices, Uninsured, Welfare

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Was the Downsizing of Older, Well-Educated Males in the 1990s Caused by Firms Reneging on Implicit Contracts?

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 21 Apr 2003
David J. Balan
U.S. Federal Trade Commission
Downloads 61 (480,357)
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Layoffs, Deferred Compensation, Incentives, Implicit Contracts

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Mistreating Workers Isn't Always Efficient

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Jan 2007
David J. Balan and Dan Hanner
U.S. Federal Trade Commission and Government of the United States of America - Federal Trade Commission
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Working Conditions, Efficiency, Welfare

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The Correlation between Human Capital and Morality and its Effect on Economic Performance: Theory and Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5720
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David J. Balan and Stephen Knack
U.S. Federal Trade Commission and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Educational Sciences, Teaching and Learning, Economic Theory & Research, Ethics & Belief Systems, Statistical & Mathematical Sciences

11.

Job Insecurity Isn't Always Efficient

Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Economics, Working Paper No. 305
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Sep 2010
David J. Balan and Dan Hanner
U.S. Federal Trade Commission and Government of the United States of America - Federal Trade Commission
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Job Security, Shirking, Dual Labor Markets

12.

Better Product at Same Cost, Lower Sales and Lower Welfare

Federal Trade Commission Working Paper No. 312
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2013
George Deltas and David J. Balan
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics and U.S. Federal Trade Commission
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Product innovation, vertical differentiation, dominant firm, competitive fringe

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Improved Products at Same Cost, Lower Sales and Lower Welfare

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Nov 2010
David J. Balan and George Deltas
U.S. Federal Trade Commission and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics
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Product Innovation, Vertical Differentiation, Dominant Firm, Competitive Fringe

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Mergers in which price and quality are set by bargaining

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Apr 2022
David J. Balan and Jeremy Sandford
U.S. Federal Trade Commission and Compass Lexecon
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Mergers, Bargaining, Quality