Ramon Casadesus-Masanell

Harvard University - Strategy Unit

Harvard Business School

Soldiers Field Road

Boston, MA 02163

United States

http://www.people.hbs.edu/rmasanell

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

Competing Through Business Models

IESE Business School Working Paper No. 713
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Apr 2008
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and J. E. Ricart
Harvard University - Strategy Unit and University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Downloads 1,143 (9,187)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Business model, Interaction, Competitive Strategy, Competitive Dynamics

Company Strategy: Business Model Reconfiguration for Innovation and Internationalization

IESE Business School Working Paper No. 807
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Nov 2009
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and J. E. Ricart
Harvard University - Strategy Unit and University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Downloads 419 (54,950)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Strategy, Business, Innovation, Internationalization, Competitiveness, Firms

Company Strategy: Business Model Reconfiguration for Innovation and Internationalization

IESE Business School Working Paper No. 807
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Feb 2010
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and J. E. Ricart
Harvard University - Strategy Unit and University of Navarra - IESE Business School
Downloads 338 (71,051)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Strategy, Business, Innovation, Internationalization, Competitiveness, Firms

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Dynamic Mixed Duopoly: A Model Motivated by Linux vs. Windows

Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 04-012; IESE Working Paper No. D/519
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Sep 2003
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and Pankaj Ghemawat
Harvard University - Strategy Unit and University of Navarra, IESE Business School
Downloads 750 (25,171)
Citation 37

Abstract:

Open-source, free software, network effects, mixed duopoly, competitive dynamics, demand-side learning, Linux, Windows, Microsoft

4.

Trust and Discretion in Agency Contracts

Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 02-06; HBS Working Paper No. 02-015
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Sep 2001
Nabil I. Al-Najjar and Ramon Casadesus-Masanell
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Harvard University - Strategy Unit
Downloads 485 (45,133)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Incomplete Contracts, Contract Theory, Principal-agent, Agency, Moral Hazard, Complexity

When Does a Platform Create Value by Limiting Choice?

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 11-030
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2014
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and Hanna Halaburda
Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Bank of Canada
Downloads 421 (54,612)
Citation 2

Abstract:

platform governance, direct network effects, indirect network effects, complements, tragedy of the commons, equilibrium selection, coordination, foresight

When Does a Platform Create Value by Limiting Choice?

NET Institute Working Paper No. 10-04
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Oct 2010
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and Hanna Halaburda
Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Bank of Canada
Downloads 60 (301,648)
Citation 2

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When Does a Platform Create Value by Limiting Choice?

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 23, Issue 2, pp. 259-293, 2014
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Apr 2014
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and Hanna Halaburda
Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Bank of Canada
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Citation 2

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Globalization and Trust: Theory and Evidence from Cooperatives

William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 592
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Aug 2004
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and Tarun Khanna
Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Harvard University - Strategy Unit
Downloads 420 (45,265)
Citation 5

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7.

Competing Complements

NET Institute Working Paper No. 07-44
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Nov 2007
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell, Barry J. Nalebuff and David Yoffie
Harvard University - Strategy Unit, Yale University - Yale School of Management and Harvard University - Strategy Unit
Downloads 393 (54,212)
Citation 15

Abstract:

Peer-to-Peer File Sharing and the Market for Digital Information Goods

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2009
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and Andres Hervas-Drane
Harvard University - Strategy Unit and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 375 (62,855)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Peer-to-Peer, Congestion, Mixed Duopoly

Peer-to-Peer File Sharing and the Market for Digital Information Goods

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 333-373, Summer 2010
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 May 2010
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and Andres Hervas-Drane
Harvard University - Strategy Unit and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 2 (558,055)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Platform Competition, Compatibility, and Social Efficiency

NET Institute Working Paper No. 08-32
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2009
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and Francisco Ruiz-Aliseda
Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Downloads 247 (100,764)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Two-sided Platforms, Incompatibility, Network Externalities, Market Domi-

Platform Competition, Compatibility, and Social Efficiency

IESE Business School Working Paper No. 798, Harvard Business School Research Paper No. 09-058
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2009
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and Francisco Ruiz-Aliseda
Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Downloads 127 (185,344)
Citation 5

Abstract:

network, industries, platforms, markets

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Downloads 302 ( 81,235)
Citation 2

Probabilistic Representation of Complexity

Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 02-07; Northwestern University, Center for Mathematical Studies Discussion Paper No. 1249
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Sep 2001
Nabil I. Al-Najjar, Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and Emre Ozdenoren
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and London Business School
Downloads 302 (80,745)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Complexity, categorization, employment relationship, agency, Pettis integral, behavior, behavioral foundation, decision making, uncertainty, bounded rationality, incomplete contracts, discretization, features, instances

Probabilistic Representation of Complexity

Journal of Economic Theory, Forthcoming
Posted: 21 Aug 2002
Nabil I. Al-Najjar, Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and Emre Ozdenoren
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and London Business School

Abstract:

Complexity, Categorization, Employment Relationship, Agency, Pettis Integral, Behavior, Behavioral Foundation, Decision Making, Uncertainty, Bounded Rationality, Incomplete Contracts, Discretization, Features, Instances

Investment Incentives in Open-Source and Proprietary Two-Sided Platforms

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 12-114
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2013
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and Gastón Llanes
Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Downloads 216 (115,421)

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Two-Sided Markets, Platform Investment, Network Effects, Open-Source Software, Application Development, Complementarity

Investment Incentives in Open‐Source and Proprietary Two‐Sided Platforms

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 24, Issue 2, pp. 306-324, 2015
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 06 May 2015
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and Gastón Llanes
Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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The Business Model: Nature and Benefits

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 15-089
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 May 2015 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2015
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and John Heilbron
Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Harvard Business School
Downloads 180 (78,107)

Abstract:

Business Models, Value Capture, Value-Based Business Strategy, Ambivalent Value

13.

Trust and Incentives in Agency

Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal, Vol. 15, No. 1, 2005
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 26 Jun 2007
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and Daniel F. Spulber
Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
Downloads 179 (124,808)
Citation 13

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14.

Bandwidth Allocation in Peer-to-Peer File Sharing Networks

NET Institute Working Paper No. 06-23
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Nov 2006
Albert Creus Mir, Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and Andres Hervas-Drane
Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC), Harvard University - Strategy Unit and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 151 (157,818)

Abstract:

Peer-to-Peer, Network formation, Resource allocation, Congestion

15.

Mixed Source

NET Institute Working Paper No. 09-06
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 22 Sep 2009
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and Gastón Llanes
Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Downloads 141 (165,248)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Open Source, User Innovation, Business Models, Complementarity, Vertical Di erentiation, Value Creation, Value Capture

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Strategies to Fight Ad-Sponsored Rivals

NET Institute Working Paper No. 09-09
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Sep 2009
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and Feng Zhu
Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 86 (226,379)
Citation 6

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17.

Competing with Privacy

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2014
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and Andres Hervas-Drane
Harvard University - Strategy Unit and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 52 (250,345)

Abstract:

Information Acquisition, Information Disclosure, Online Privacy, Privacy Regulation

18.

Trust in Agency

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 375-404, September 2004
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Aug 2004
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell
Harvard University - Strategy Unit
Downloads 10 (492,809)
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Households' Willingness to Pay for “Green” Goods: Evidence from Patagonia's Introduction of Organic Cotton Sportswear

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 18, Issue 1, pp. 203-233, Spring 2009
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Apr 2009
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell, Michael Crooke, Forest L. Reinhardt and Vishal Vasishth
Harvard University - Strategy Unit, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Harvard Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 3 (524,962)
Citation 5

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Decision-Making by Precedent and the Founding of American Honda (1948 - 1974)

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 17-016
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Aug 2016
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and John Heilbron
Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Harvard Business School
Downloads 0 (272,467)

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eBay, Inc. and Amazon.com (A)

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Case No. 712-405
Posted: 07 Jun 2012
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and Anant Thaker
Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Harvard Business School

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HUGE and Digital Strategy

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Case No. 712-442
Posted: 25 Apr 2012
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and Nicholas Karvounis
Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Harvard Business School

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Patagonia

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Case No. 711-020
Posted: 19 Mar 2012
Forest L. Reinhardt, Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and HyunJin Kim
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Strategy Unit and University of Oxford - Magdalen College

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24.

The Offshore Drilling Industry in 2011

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Case No. 711-543
Posted: 08 Mar 2012
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell, Kenneth Corts and Joseph McElroy
Harvard University - Strategy Unit, University of Toronto and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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25.

La Fageda

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Case No. 711-452
Posted: 08 Mar 2012
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell, J. E. Ricart and Jordan Mitchell
Harvard University - Strategy Unit, University of Navarra - IESE Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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26.

Sotheby's and Christie's Inc.

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Case No. 710-412
Posted: 07 Mar 2012
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and Catherine Jane Wise
Harvard University - Strategy Unit and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Lan Airlines in 2008: Connecting the World to Latin America

HBS Case No. 709-410, Harvard Business School Strategy Unit
Posted: 17 Aug 2009
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell, Jorge Tarzijan and Jordan Mitchell
Harvard University - Strategy Unit, Universidad Católica de Chile and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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28.

Competing through Business Models: Introductory Note for Students, Course Overview

HBS Case No. 710-409
Posted: 10 Aug 2009
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell
Harvard University - Strategy Unit

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29.

Cirque Du Soleil: The High-Wire Act of Building Sustainable Partnerships

HBS Case No. 709-411, Harvard Business School Strategy Unit
Posted: 06 Aug 2009
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and Maxime Aucoin
Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Harvard Business School

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30.

Households' Willingness to Pay for 'Green' Goods: Evidence from Patagonia's Introduction of Organic Cotton Sportswear

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 2009
Posted: 10 Nov 2008
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell, Michael Crooke, Forest L. Reinhardt and Vishal Vasishth
Harvard University - Strategy Unit, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Harvard Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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31.

Wintel: Cooperation and Conflict

Management Science, Vol. 53, No. 4, pp. 584-598, April 2007, Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 1297286
Posted: 09 Nov 2008
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and David Yoffie
Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Harvard University - Strategy Unit

Abstract:

complements, business models, competitive dynamics

32.

The Fable of Fisher Body

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 43, No. 1, April 2000
Posted: 09 Jul 2001
Ramon Casadesus-Masanell and Daniel F. Spulber
Harvard University - Strategy Unit and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management

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