Harold Houba

VU University Amsterdam - Department of Econometrics

Associate Professor

De Boelelaan 1105

1081 HV Amsterdam

Netherlands

http://staff.feweb.vu.nl/hhouba/

Tinbergen Institute

Research Fellow

Burg. Oudlaan 50

Rotterdam, 3062 PA

Netherlands

http://staff.feweb.vu.nl/hhouba/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Maximal Cartel Pricing and Leniency Programs

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2008-046, Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 08-120/1
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Harold Houba, Evgenia Motchenkova and Quan Wen
VU University Amsterdam - Department of Econometrics, VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
Downloads 174 (131,269)

Abstract:

Cartel, Antitrust Policy, Antitrust Law, Leniency Program, Self-reporting, re-peated game

2.
Downloads 173 (137,467)
Citation 2

The Effects of Leniency on Maximal Cartel Pricing

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2009-038
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Oct 2009
Harold Houba, Evgenia Motchenkova and Quan Wen
VU University Amsterdam - Department of Econometrics, VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
Downloads 105 (206,168)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Cartel, Antitrust, Competition Policy, Leniency Program, Self-reporting, Repeated Game

The Effects of Leniency on Maximal Cartel Pricing

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 09-081/1
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Sep 2009
Harold Houba, Evgenia Motchenkova and Quan Wen
VU University Amsterdam - Department of Econometrics, VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
Downloads 68 (271,781)
Citation 2

Abstract:

cartel, antitrust, competition policy, leniency program, self-reporting, repeated game

Antitrust Enforcement and Marginal Deterrence

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 11-166/1
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Nov 2011
Harold Houba, Evgenia Motchenkova and Quan Wen
VU University Amsterdam - Department of Econometrics, VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
Downloads 79 (248,992)

Abstract:

antitrust enforcement, antitrust law, cartel, oligopoly, repeated game

Antitrust Enforcement and Marginal Deterrence

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2011-056
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Dec 2011
Harold Houba, Evgenia Motchenkova and Quan Wen
VU University Amsterdam - Department of Econometrics, VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
Downloads 60 (290,766)

Abstract:

Antitrust Policy, Antitrust Law, Oligopoly and Other Forms of Market Imperfection, Stochastic and Dynamic Games, Repeated Games

4.

Antitrust Enforcement Under Endogenous Fines and Price-Dependent Detection Probabilities

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2010-020
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 23 Apr 2010
Harold Houba, Evgenia Motchenkova and Quan Wen
VU University Amsterdam - Department of Econometrics, VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
Downloads 114 (178,074)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Repeated Game, Cartel, Antitrust, Competition Policy

5.

The Unique-Lowest Sealed-Bid Auction

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 May 2008
VU University Amsterdam - Department of Econometrics, Tinbergen Institute - Tinbergen Institute Amsterdam (TIA) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 99 (207,929)

Abstract:

Auctions, Sealed-Bid Auction, Evolutionary Stability, Endogenous Entry, Maximin

6.

Competitive Prices as Profit-Maximizing Cartel Prices

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 10-047/1
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 May 2010
Harold Houba, Evgenia Motchenkova and Quan Wen
VU University Amsterdam - Department of Econometrics, VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
Downloads 63 (273,149)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Antitrust enforcement, Cartel, Oligopoly, Repeated game

7.

Perfect Equilibria in a Negotiation Model with Different Time Preferences

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. TI 06-028/1
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Apr 2006
Harold Houba and Quan Wen
VU University Amsterdam - Department of Econometrics and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
Downloads 61 (270,927)

Abstract:

Bargaining, Negotiation, Time Preference, Endogenous Threats

8.

The Effects of Leniency on Cartel Pricing

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 14-146/II
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Nov 2014
Harold Houba, Evgenia Motchenkova and Quan Wen
VU University Amsterdam - Department of Econometrics, VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics and University of Washington
Downloads 59 (260,389)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Cartel, Antitrust, Competition Policy, Leniency Program, Self-reporting, Repeated Game

9.

Extreme Equilibria in a General Negotiation Model

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 07-070/1
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Sep 2007
Harold Houba and Quan Wen
VU University Amsterdam - Department of Econometrics and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
Downloads 54 (294,292)

Abstract:

bargaining, negotiation, time preference, endogenous threats

10.
Downloads 25 (321,529)
Citation 1

The Condorcet Paradox Revisited

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 10-026/1
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Mar 2010
P. Jean-Jacques Herings and Harold Houba
Maastricht University and VU University Amsterdam - Department of Econometrics
Downloads 25 (412,739)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Bargaining, Condorcet Paradox, Consistent Subgame Perfect Equilibrium, Risk Aversion, Compromise Prone

Computing Alternating Offers and Water Prices in Bilateral River Basin Management

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. TI 06-095/1
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Nov 2006
Harold Houba
VU University Amsterdam - Department of Econometrics
Downloads 43 (339,608)
Citation 3

Abstract:

International River Management, Negotiation Theory, Game Theory, Computations, Non-transferable utility, Property rights, Walrasian equilibrium prices, Applied General Equilibrium model

Computing Alternating Offers and Water Prices in Bilateral River Basin Management

International Game Theory Review, Vol. 10, Issue 3, pp. 257-278, 2008
Posted: 30 Oct 2009
Harold Houba
VU University Amsterdam - Department of Econometrics

Abstract:

Bilateral river basin management, alternating offers, computation, water prices, walrasian equilibrium, second welfare theorem, property rights, non-transferable utility C72, C78, D50, D58

12.

Assessing the Economic and Political Impacts of Climate Change on International River Basins Using Surface Wetness in the Zambezi and Mekong Basins

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 14-005/II
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Jan 2014
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Weather Predict Consulting, University of California, Riverside (UCR), Florida International University (FIU), VU University Amsterdam - Department of Econometrics and Resource Data Incorporated
Downloads 41 (339,642)

Abstract:

runoff; remote sensing; surface wetness, hydrological variability; international relations; microwaves, economic optimization, international river basins; Mekong; Zambezi

Market Power in Bilateral Oligopoly Markets with Nonexpandable Infrastructures

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2012-041
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Nov 2012
Waseda University - School of Political Science and Economics, VU University Amsterdam - Department of Econometrics and VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 29 (392,962)

Abstract:

Assignment Games, Infrastructure, Negotiations, Non-Linear Pricing, Market Power

Market Power in Bilateral Oligopoly Markets with Nonexpandable Infrastructures

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 12-139/II
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Dec 2012
Waseda University - School of Political Science and Economics, VU University Amsterdam - Department of Econometrics and VU University Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 9 (502,787)

Abstract:

Assignment Games, Infrastructure, Negotiations, Non-Linear Pricing, Market Power, Countervailing Power

14.

Environmental Damage and Price Taking Behaviour by Firms and Consumers

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. TI 09-029/1, DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 878
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2013
Harold Houba and Hans Kremers
VU University Amsterdam - Department of Econometrics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 33 (349,383)

Abstract:

environmental damage, substitution effects, income effects, Slutky's equations, equilibrium

15.

Alternating Offers in Economic Environments

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 2005-064/1
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 21 Jun 2005
Harold Houba
VU University Amsterdam - Department of Econometrics
Downloads 29 (374,676)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Bargaining, Negotiation, Alternating offers, subgame perfect equilibrium, Nash bargaining solution, Maximum Theorem, Applied General Equilibrium

16.

Asymmetric Nash Solutions in the River Sharing Problem

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 13-051/II
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Apr 2013
Harold Houba, Gerard van der Laan and Yuyu Zeng
VU University Amsterdam - Department of Econometrics, VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and VU University Amsterdam
Downloads 28 (324,365)

Abstract:

River Basin Management, International Water Law, Negotiations, Externalities, Political Economy of Property Rights

17.

Stone Age Equilibrium

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Nov 2009
Harold Houba and Hans-Peter Weikard
VU University Amsterdam - Department of Econometrics and Wageningen UR - School of Social Sciences
Downloads 27 (382,839)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Power, Exchange Economy, Coercive Trade, Voluntary Trade, Power to Take

18.

Stochastic Orders of Proposing Players in Bargaining

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. TI 05-063/1
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Jun 2005
Harold Houba
VU University Amsterdam - Department of Econometrics
Downloads 27 (382,839)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Bargaining, negotiation, alternating offers, Markov process, subgame perfect equilibrium, Nash bargaining solution, maximum theorem

19.

Market Power in Water Markets

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 10-054/1
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 May 2010
Erik Ansink and Harold Houba
VU University Amsterdam - Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM) and VU University Amsterdam - Department of Econometrics
Downloads 25 (387,140)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Water markets, oligopoly, market power, Cournot-Walras equilibrium

20.

The Condercet Paradox Revisited

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 30 May 2011
P. Jean-Jacques Herings and Harold Houba
Maastricht University and VU University Amsterdam - Department of Econometrics
Downloads 13 (461,550)

Abstract:

Bargaining, Condorcet Paradox, Consistent Subgame Perfect Equilibrium, Risk Aversion, Compromise Prone

21.

Saving Private Pareto

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 13-053/2
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Apr 2013
VU University Amsterdam - Department of Econometrics, Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Department of Social Economics and Wageningen UR - School of Social Sciences
Downloads 10 (471,576)

Abstract:

jungle economy, withholding, coercion, power

22.

Capacity Choice of Dams Under Rivalry Use and Externalities

TI Discussion Paper 2014-143/II
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 31 Oct 2014
Harold Houba, Kim Hang Pham Do and Xueqin Zhu
VU University Amsterdam - Department of Econometrics, Massey University and VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
Downloads 6 (451,214)

Abstract:

OR in environment and climate change, river-basin management, dam capacity, welfare optimization, externalities

23.

Pareto Efficiency in the Jungle

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 14-144/II
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 01 Nov 2014
VU University Amsterdam - Department of Econometrics, Amsterdam University College - VU University Amsterdam and Wageningen UR - School of Social Sciences
Downloads 4 (491,246)

Abstract:

power, coercion, jungle economy, farsightedness, withholding

24.

A Bargaining Experiment with Asymmetric Institutions and Preferences

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 15-071/II
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2017
Aaron Kamm and Harold Houba
New York University (NYU) - New York University Abu Dhabi and VU University Amsterdam - Department of Econometrics
Downloads 1 (495,846)

Abstract:

Committees; Indivisibilities; Institutions, Preferences; Quantal Response Equilibrium; Condorcet Paradox

25.

Can Negotiations Prevent Fish Wars?

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 24, pp. 1265-1280, July 2000
Posted: 02 Jan 2006
Harold Houba, Koos Sneek and Felix Várdy
VU University Amsterdam - Department of Econometrics, VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Abstract:

Tragedy of the commons, Fish quota, Variable threats, Markov perfect equilibrium

26.

Research Articles: Counter Intuitive Results In A Simple Model Of Wage Negotiations

Economic Theory, Vol. 17, Issue 1
Posted: 27 Jun 2001
Harold Houba and A. Gijsbert C. van Lomwel
VU University Amsterdam - Department of Econometrics and Center Applied Research, Tilburg University

Abstract:

Wage bargaining, Wage dynamics, Chaos, Strike, Cyclic behavior