Stefan Buehler

University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences

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CH-9000 St. Gallen

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Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

Mobile Number Portability in Europe

Telecommunications Policy 30(7), 2006, 385-399
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2020
German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf - Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences and University of the Federal Armed Forces Hamburg - Department of Economics
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mobile telecommunications, switching costs, regulation

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Mergers Under Asymmetric Information - is There a Lemons Problem?

U of Zurich, Socioeconomic Institute Working Paper No. 0213
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Jan 2003
Thomas Borek, Stefan Buehler and Armin Schmutzler
Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zurich (ETHZ) - Department of Mathematics, University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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merger, asymmetric information, oligopoly, single crossing

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Common Errors and Misunderstandings in Competition Law: An Economist's View

19th St.Gallen International Competition Law Forum ICF, June 7th and 8th 2012
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 26 Jan 2013
Stefan Buehler
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences
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Making Sense of Non-Binding Retail-Price Recommendations

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3024
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Apr 2010
Stefan Buehler and Dennis L. Gärtner
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences and University of St. Gallen
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vertical relationships, relational contracts, asymmetric information, price recommendations

Making Sense of Non-Binding Retail-Price Recommendations

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2011
Stefan Buehler and Dennis L. Gärtner
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences and University of St. Gallen
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vertical relationships, relational contracts, asymmetric information, price recommendations

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Estimating Vertical Foreclosure in U.S. Gasoline Supply

University of Zurich, Socieconomic Institute Working Paper No. 0212
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Dec 2002
Stefan Buehler and Zava Aydemir
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences and University of Zurich - Socioeconomic Institute - Department of Economics
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vertical integration, separation, foreclosure, market conduct, petroleum industry

Pricing and Supply Chain Transparency to Conscientious Consumers

HEC Paris Research Paper No. MKG-2018-1251
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Aug 2021
Marco Bertini, Stefan Buehler and Daniel Halbheer
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences and HEC Paris - Marketing
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Conscientious consumption, cost transparency, operational transparency, pricing, reference-dependent preferences.

Pricing and Supply Chain Transparency to Conscientious Consumers

CESifo Working Paper No. 8675
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Aug 2021
Marco Bertini, Stefan Buehler and Daniel Halbheer
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences and HEC Paris - Marketing
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conscientious consumption, cost transparency, operational transparency, pricing, reference-dependent preferences

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Payment Evasion

Journal of Industrial Economics, 65(4), 804-832
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2020
Stefan Buehler, Daniel Halbheer and Michael Lechner
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences, HEC Paris - Marketing and University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute for Empirical Economic Research
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Pricing, Fine, Price Discrimination, Deterrence

Payment Evasion

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5342
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 May 2015
Stefan Buehler, Daniel Halbheer and Michael Lechner
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences, HEC Paris - Marketing and University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute for Empirical Economic Research
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pricing, fine, price discrimination, deterrence

Payment Evasion

The Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 65, Issue 4, pp. 804-832, 2017
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Dec 2017
Stefan Buehler, Daniel Halbheer and Michael Lechner
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences, HEC Paris - Marketing and University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute for Empirical Economic Research
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Payment Evasion

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10581
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 May 2015
Stefan Buehler, Daniel Halbheer and Michael Lechner
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences, HEC Paris - Marketing and University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute for Empirical Economic Research
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Deterrence, Fine, Price Discrimination, Pricing

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Selling When Brand Image Matters

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics JITE, Vol. 167, No. 1, pp. 102-118, March 2011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2020
Stefan Buehler and Daniel Halbheer
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences and HEC Paris - Marketing
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quality, brand image, advertising, conformity, exclusivity

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Intimidating Competitors ? Endogenous Vertical Integration and Downstream Investment in Successive Oligopoly

International Journal of Industrial Organization 26(1), 2008, 247-265
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2020
Stefan Buehler and Armin Schmutzler
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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vertically related oligopolies, investments, vertical integration, cost reduction

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Deregulating Network Industries: Dealing with Price-Quality Tradeoffs

Journal of Regulatory Economics 30(1), 2006, 99-115
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Mar 2004 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2020
Stefan Buehler, Dennis L. Gärtner and Daniel Halbheer
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences, University of St. Gallen and HEC Paris - Marketing
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infrastructure quality, deregulation, investment incentives, access charges, regulation.

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Enforcing Competition Law in the Presence of Legal Uncertainty: An Economist's Perspective

20th St.Gallen International Competition Law Forum ICF
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Sep 2013
Stefan Buehler
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences
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The Investment Effects of Price Caps under Imperfect Competition: A Note

Economics Letters 106(2), 2010, 92-94
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 05 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2020
Stefan Buehler, Anton Burger and Robert Ferstl
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences, Vienna University of Economics and Business and Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB)
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capacity, investment, Cournot competition, price cap

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Analyzing Mergers under Asymmetric Information: A Simple Reduced-Form Approach

University of St. Gallen, Department of Economics, Discussion Paper No. 2008-15
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Aug 2008
Thomas Borek, Stefan Buehler and Armin Schmutzler
Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zurich (ETHZ) - Department of Mathematics, University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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merger, asymmetric information, oligopoly

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Competition and Exit: Evidence from Switzerland

University of Zurich SOI Working Paper No. 0405
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Apr 2004
Stefan Buehler, Christian Kaiser and Franz Jaeger
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences, University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences and University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences
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Competition intensity, exit, natural experiment

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Persuading Consumers with Social Attitudes

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3470
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Jun 2011
Daniel Halbheer and Stefan Buehler
HEC Paris - Marketing and University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences
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advertising, social attitude, consumption externality, quality

Infrastructure Quality in Deregulated Industries: Is There an Underinvestment Problem?

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 May 2003
Men-Andri Benz, Stefan Buehler and Armin Schmutzler
University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW), University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Investment incentives, networks, quality, vertical externality

Infrastructure Quality in Deregulated Industries: Is There an Underinvestment Problem?

Posted: 11 Dec 2004
Stefan Buehler, Armin Schmutzler and Men-Andri Benz
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)

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Investment incentives, networks, quality, railways, vertical externality

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Weddings with Uncertain Prospects - Mergers Under Asymmetric Information

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 May 2003
Thomas Borek, Stefan Buehler and Armin Schmutzler
Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zurich (ETHZ) - Department of Mathematics, University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Merger, asymmetric information, oligopoly, single crossing, essentially monotone decreasing functions

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Who Integrates?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Nov 2003
Stefan Buehler and Armin Schmutzler
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Vertically-related oligopolies, vertical integration, efficiency, foreclosure

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Carbon Footprinting and Pricing Under Climate Concerns

Journal of Marketing, forthcoming
Posted: 19 Aug 2021
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences, HEC Paris - Marketing and Columbia Business School - Marketing
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Carbon footprint, carbon offsetting, climate impact, net-zero emissions, pricing

Vertical Structure and the Risk of Rent Extraction in the Electricity Industry

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 29, Issue 1, pp. 210-237, 2020
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 May 2020
Anette Boom and Stefan Buehler
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences
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competition, electricity, generating capacities, monopoly, vertical integration

Vertical Structure and the Risk of Rent Extraction in the Electricity Industry

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 2020
Posted: 20 Apr 2020
Stefan Buehler and Anette Boom
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Globalization and Vertical Structure: An Empirical Investigation

Posted: 15 Apr 2020
Stefan Buehler
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences

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When Do State-Owned Firms Crowd Out Private Investment?

Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, vol. 14(3), pages 319-330, 2014
Posted: 16 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2020
Stefan Buehler and Simon Wey
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)

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Public investment, Crowding out, Political agenda

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Trade Liberalization and Growth: Plant-Level Evidence from Switzerland

Posted: 16 Mar 2020
Stefan Buehler, Marco Helm and Michael Lechner
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences, University of St. Gallen and University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute for Empirical Economic Research

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Trade liberalization, growth, plant size, policy evaluation

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The Geographic Determinants of Bankruptcy: Evidence From Switzerland

Small Business Economics, volume 39, pages 231–251 (2012)
Posted: 16 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2020
Stefan Buehler, Christian Kaiser and Franz Jaeger
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences, University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences and University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences

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Bankruptcy, Geography, Agglomeration, Religion, Language, Exit

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Demand-Enhancing Investment in Mixed Duopoly

Posted: 16 Mar 2020
Stefan Buehler and Simon Wey
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences and University of Zurich - Department of Business Administration (IBW)

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Economics

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Explaining Escalating Fines and Prices: The Curse of Positive Selection

Posted: 16 Mar 2020
Stefan Buehler and Nicolas Eschenbaum
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences and University of St. Gallen

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Explaining Escalating Prices and Fines: A Unified Approach

Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 171, 153-164
Posted: 16 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2020
Stefan Buehler and Nicolas Eschenbaum
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences and University of St. Gallen

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Escalation, behavior-based pricing, repeat offenders, deterrence

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Restructuring Electricity When Demand is Uncertain: The Effects on Capacity Investments, Retail Prices and Welfare

Posted: 16 Mar 2020
Stefan Buehler and Anette Boom
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Electricity, Investments, Generating Capacities, Vertical Integration, Monopoly and Competition

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Restructuring the Electricity Industry: Vertical Structure and the Risk of Rent Extraction

Posted: 16 Mar 2020
Stefan Buehler and Anette Boom
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Electricity, Investments, Generating Capacities, Vertical Integration, Monopoly and Competition.

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Regulatory Reform of Telecommunications in Switzerland

Telecommunications Policy, Forthcoming
Posted: 25 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2020
Stefan Buehler
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences

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Competition Policy and Exit Rates: Evidence from Switzerland

B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy (Contributions)4(1), 2005, Article 15
Posted: 16 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2020
Stefan Buehler, Christian Kaiser and Franz Jaeger
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences, University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences and University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences

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Competition intensity, exit, natural experiment

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Merge or Fail? The Determinants of Mergers and Bankruptcies in Switzerland, 1995-2000

Economics Letters 90(1), 2006, 88-95
Posted: 04 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2020
Stefan Buehler, Christian Kaiser and Franz Jaeger
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences, University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences and University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences

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merger, bankruptcy, failure, survival, exit

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Asymmetric Vertical Integration

Advances in Theoretical Economics, Vol. 5, No. 1, Article 1, 2005
Posted: 10 Jan 2005
Stefan Buehler and Armin Schmutzler
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences and University of Zurich - Department of Economics

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Successive oligopolies, vertical integration, efficiency

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Mobile Number Portability

Posted: 11 Dec 2004
Stefan Buehler, Justus Haucap and Justus Haucap
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf - Department of Economics

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Number portability, switching costs, telecommunications, network competition

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Strategic Outsourcing Revisited

Posted: 11 Dec 2004
Stefan Buehler, Justus Haucap and Justus Haucap
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf - Department of Economics

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Outsourcing, oligopoly, business strategy, input prices, vertical structure

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The Promise and Pitfalls of Restructuring Network Industries

German Economic Review, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 205-228, 2005
Posted: 11 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2020
Stefan Buehler
University of St. Gallen - SEPS: Economics and Political Sciences

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Access pricing, investment, double marginalization, vertical foreclosure, product differentiation