Timothy Bresnahan

Stanford University - Department of Economics

Landau Professor of Technology in the Economy

Landau Economics Building

579 Serra Mall

Stanford, CA 94305-6072

United States

Stanford Graduate School of Business

Professor of Economics (by courtesy)

655 Knight Way

Stanford, CA 94305-5015

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

Economic Evidence in Antitrust: Defining Markets and Measuring Market Power

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 328
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Sep 2006
Jonathan B. Baker and Timothy Bresnahan
American University - Washington College of Law and Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,146 (4,197)
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antitrust, market definition, market power

2.

The Economics of the Microsoft Case

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 232
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Mar 2002
Timothy Bresnahan
Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,426 (8,399)
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General Purpose Technologies "Engines of Growth?"

NBER Working Paper No. w4148
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 May 2004
Timothy Bresnahan and Manuel Trajtenberg
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics
Downloads 366 (59,536)
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4.

Economic Value Creation in Mobile Applications

NBER volume on Science and Innovation Policy, Forthcoming, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 14-08
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2014
Timothy Bresnahan, Jason P. Davis and Pai-Ling Yin
Stanford University - Department of Economics, INSEAD and Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California
Downloads 327 (31,123)

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iPhone, Mobile Applications, Google, Innovation, Entrepreneurship

5.

The Right Remedy

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 233
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Mar 2002
Timothy Bresnahan
Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 321 (75,539)
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Schumpeterian Competition and Diseconomies of Scope; Illustrations from the Histories of Microsoft and IBM

Harvard Business School General Management Unit Working Paper No. 11-077, Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 11-077
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 01 Feb 2011
Timothy Bresnahan, Shane M. Greenstein and Rebecca M. Henderson
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit and Harvard Business School
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Comments of 71 Concerned Economists: Using Procurement Auctions to Allocate Broadband Stimulus Grants

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2014
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business, American University - Washington College of Law, The Brattle Group, University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University, Columbia University, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder - College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, University of Michigan, Georgetown University - Department of Economics, University of Zurich, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit, University of Oxford, Smith School, Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group, University of North Texas, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Clemson University, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration, Public Utility Research Center, Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics, National Economic Research Associates Inc. (NERA) (Deceased), Independent, Penn State University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Technology Policy Institute, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST), Georgetown University - Department of Strategy/Economics/Ethics/Public Policy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Economics, Finance, Accounting (EFA), Stanford University, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University, California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Northwestern University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Toulouse School of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Boston University - Department of Finance & Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Georgetown University, Stanford University - Stanford Graduate School of Business, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, Technology Policy Institute, Northwestern University - Department of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences (MEDS), University of Nevada, Las Vegas - College of Business - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics, Charles River Associates (CRA) and Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research
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Information Technology, Workplace Organization and the Demand for Skilled Labor: Firm-Level Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w7136
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Jan 2000
Timothy Bresnahan, Erik Brynjolfsson and Lorin M. Hitt
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department
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Computerization and Wage Dispersion: An Analytical Reinterpretation

Stanford University Working Paper No. 97-031
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 Mar 1998
Timothy Bresnahan
Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Brief of Amici Curiae Economics Professors in Federal Trade Commission v. Phoebe Putney Health System (U.S. Supreme Court)

Health Management, Policy and Innovation, Vol. 1 (2012)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Oct 2012
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Bates White, LLC, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Health Care Systems Department, Stanford University - Knight Management Center, University of Arizona - Eller College of Management, Smith College, Columbia University - Department of Economics, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, University of Illinois at Chicago - School of Public Health, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, Northwestern University - Department of Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Health Care Systems Department, University of Chicago, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics, Cornell University, Harvard Business School and University of Illinois at Chicago
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Comment on 'Concentration in Internet Access and Entrepreneurial Truncation of Innovation' (by Shane Greenstein)

Capitalism and Society, Vol. 7, Issue 1, Article 4, 2012
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Jan 2013
Timothy Bresnahan
Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Market Segmentation and the Sources of Rents from Innovation: Personal Computers in the Late 1980's

NBER Working Paper No. w5726
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Jul 2000
Timothy Bresnahan, Scott Stern and Manuel Trajtenberg
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics
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13.

Vertical Integration and Market Structure

NBER Working Paper No. w17889
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 02 Mar 2012
Timothy Bresnahan and Jonathan Levin
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 42 (317,020)
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The Competitive Crash in Large-Scale Commercial Computing

NBER Working Paper No. w4901
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Aug 2000
Timothy Bresnahan and Shane M. Greenstein
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit
Downloads 28 (401,788)
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Output Fluctuations at the Plant Level

NBER Working Paper No. w4105
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Jul 2007
Timothy Bresnahan and Valerie A. Ramey
Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of California at San Diego
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Paying Incumbents and Customers to Enter an Industry: Buying Downloads

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Sep 2016
Xing Li, Timothy Bresnahan and Pai-Ling Yin
Peking University, Stanford University - Department of Economics and Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California
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Adoption of New Information and Communications Technologies in the Workplace Today

NBER Working Paper No. w22346
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Jun 2016
Timothy Bresnahan and Pai-Ling Yin
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California
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Reallocating Innovative Resources Around Growth Bottlenecks

Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Timothy Bresnahan and Pai-Ling Yin
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California

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demand, growth, GPT, innovation, monopoly, innovation, productivity

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'Old Economy' Inputs for 'New Economy' Outcomes: Cluster Formation in the New Silicon Valleys

Industrial and Corporate Change, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 835-860, 2001
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Timothy Bresnahan, Alfonso Gambardella and AnnaLee Saxenian
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Bocconi University - Department of Management and Technology and University of California, Berkeley - School of Information

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The Economic Contribution Of Information Technology: Towards Comparative And User Studies

Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Vol. 11, No. 1, 2001
Posted: 14 May 2001
Timothy Bresnahan and Shane M. Greenstein
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit

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Localized Competition and the Aggregation of Plant-Level Increasing Returns: Blast Furnaces, 1929-1935

JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, Vol. 104, No. 2, April 1996
Posted: 13 May 1998
Amy L. Bertin, Timothy Bresnahan and Daniel M. G. Raff
Economics Resource Group, Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Management Department

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Market Segmentation and the Sources of Rents from Innovation: Personal Computers in the late 1980s

RAND JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS, Vol. 27, No. 0, Special Issue
Posted: 19 Feb 1997
Timothy Bresnahan, Scott Stern and Manuel Trajtenberg
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Tel Aviv University - Eitan Berglas School of Economics

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