Guofu Tan

University of Southern California - Department of Economics

Professor

3620 South Vermont Ave. Kaprielian (KAP) Hall, 300

Los Angeles, CA 90089

United States

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Scholarly Papers (20)

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Price Competition in Multi-Sided Markets

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 31 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2019
Guofu Tan and Junjie Zhou
University of Southern California - Department of Economics and Tsinghua University - Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management
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Multi-Sided Markets, Platform Price Competition, Cross Subsidization, Discrete Choice Models, Free Entry, Merger Incentives, Discriminatory Pricing, Uniform Pricing, Outside Option

Price Competition in Multi-Sided Markets

USC-INET Research Paper No. 17-29
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Oct 2017
Guofu Tan and Junjie Zhou
University of Southern California - Department of Economics and Tsinghua University - Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management
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Multi-Sided Markets, Platform Price Competition, Cross Subsidization, Discrete Choice Models, Free Entry, Merger Incentives, Discriminatory Pricing, Uniform Pricing, Outside Option

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Active Asset Markets, Divestitures and Divisional Cross-Subsidization

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 May 2000
Chinese University of Hong Kong, ABFER, CEPR, and ECGI, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and University of Southern California - Department of Economics
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Bidding Rings and the Winner's Curse: The Case of Federal Offshore Oil and Gas Lease Auctions

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Dec 2003
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Department of Economics and University of Southern California - Department of Economics
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Bidding Rings and the Winner's Curse: The Case of Federal Offshore Oil and Gas Lease Auctions

NBER Working Paper No. w9836
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Jul 2003 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2022
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Department of Economics and University of Southern California - Department of Economics
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All-Units Discounts as a Partial Foreclosure Device

RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 49, No. 1, 2018, USC-INET Research Paper No. 14-01
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2019
University of Louisville - College of Business - Department of Economics, University of Southern California - Department of Economics and Lingnan University - Department of Economics
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all-units discounts, captive demand, partial foreclosure

All-Units Discounts As a Partial Foreclosure Device

RAND Journal of Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2017
University of Louisville - College of Business - Department of Economics, University of Southern California - Department of Economics and Lingnan University - Department of Economics
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all-units discounts, capacity, captive demand, partial foreclosure

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Abuse of Market Dominance Under China's Anti-Monopoly Law: The Case of Tetra Pak

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Jan 2018
Xiao Fu and Guofu Tan
Fudan University - School of Management and University of Southern California - Department of Economics
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Abuse of market dominance, AML, Antitrust enforcement, Loyalty discounts

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Economics and Private Antitrust Litigation in China

USC CLEO Research Paper No. C12-13, USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 12-21
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Sep 2012
Dennis Lu and Guofu Tan
Competition Bureau and University of Southern California - Department of Economics
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China’s Anti-Monopoly Law: What is the Welfare Standard?

Review of Industrial Organization, Forthcoming, USC CLEO Research Papers Series No. C11-18, USC Legal Studies Research Papers Series No. 11-25
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2011
OnPoint Analytics, Inc., University of Southern California - Department of Economics, University of Southern California Law School and Competition Economics LLC
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Consumer Heterogeneity and Inefficiency in Oligopoly Markets

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2021
Guofu Tan and Junjie Zhou
University of Southern California - Department of Economics and Tsinghua University - Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management
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Probability density quantile, discrete choice models, consumer heterogeneity, log-concavity, free entry, efficiency, competitive bundling, multi-sided markets

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Optimal Nonlinear Pricing by a Dominant Firm Under Competition

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2019
University of Louisville - College of Business - Department of Economics, University of Southern California - Department of Economics and Lingnan University - Department of Economics
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Optimal Nonlinear Pricing, Complete Information, Capacity Constraint, Partial Foreclosure

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Equilibria in Second Price Auctions with Participation Costs

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 03 Dec 2003
Guofu Tan and Okan Yilankaya
University of Southern California - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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The Market for Sweepstakes

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Jan 2005
Guofu Tan and Soo Hong Chew
University of Southern California - Department of Economics and Southwestern University of Finance and Economics
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Sweepstakes, risk aversion, longshot preference behavior, weighted utility model, Nash equilibrium

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All-Units Discounts: Leverage and Partial Foreclosure in Single-Product Markets

Canadian Competition Law Review (Spring 2017 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2017
Yong Chao and Guofu Tan
University of Louisville - College of Business - Department of Economics and University of Southern California - Department of Economics
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All-units Discounts, Leverage, Partial Foreclosure

Characterization and Implementation of Nash Bargaining Solutions with Non-Convexity

USC-INET Research Paper No. 17-30
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Oct 2017
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, University of Southern California - Department of Economics and Lingnan University - Department of Economics
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Bargaining Problem, Non-Convexity, Nash Solution, Nash Product

Characterization and Implementation of Nash Bargaining Solutions with Non-Convexity

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Sep 2017
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, University of Southern California - Department of Economics and Lingnan University - Department of Economics
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Bargaining problem, Non-convexity, Nash solution, Nash product

Bilateral Market Structures and Regulatory Policies in International Telephone Markets

USC-INET Research Paper No. 14-06
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Nov 2014
Heng Ju and Guofu Tan
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, College of Business and University of Southern California - Department of Economics
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bilateral oligopoly, competition, settlement rate, settlement payment, proportional return rule, international telephone, regulatory policy

Bilateral Market Structures and Regulatory Policies in International Telephone Markets

International Economic Review, Vol. 57, Issue 2, pp. 393-424, 2016
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Apr 2016
Heng Ju and Guofu Tan
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, College of Business and University of Southern California - Department of Economics
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Asymmetry in Capacity and the Adoption of All-Units Discounts

International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol. 65, 2019
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2019
University of Louisville - College of Business - Department of Economics, University of Southern California - Department of Economics and Lingnan University - Department of Economics
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linear pricing, all-units discounts, capacity constraint, captive demand

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Ratifiability of Efficient Collusive Mechanisms in Second-Price Auctions with Participation Costs

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Feb 2005
Guofu Tan and Okan Yilankaya
University of Southern California - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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Auctions, collusion, ratifiability

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Nash Bargaining for Log-Convex Problems

USC-INET Research Paper No. 15-04
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Jan 2015
Cheng-Zhong Qin, Shuzhong Shi and Guofu Tan
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, Peking University (Deceased) and University of Southern California - Department of Economics
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Bargaining problem, Non-convexity, Log-convexity, Nash solution, Nash product

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External Threat and Collective Action

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 43, Issue 3, pp. 519-530, 2005
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Jun 2006
Emerson Niou and Guofu Tan
Duke University - Department of Political Science and University of Southern California - Department of Economics
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An Empirical Analysis of Technology Choices in Standard Setting

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 30 Apr 2022
Xiao Fu, Guofu Tan and Jin Wang
Fudan University - School of Management, University of Southern California - Department of Economics and Uber Technologies Inc.
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Technology Standards, Standard-Setting Organizations, Standard-Setting Policies, StandardEssential Patents

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An Analysis of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen's Self-Assessment Scheme for Land Taxation

Public Choice, Vol. 78, No. 1, 1994
Posted: 26 Aug 2007
Emerson Niou and Guofu Tan
Duke University - Department of Political Science and University of Southern California - Department of Economics

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Sun Yat-Sen, Self-Assessment, Land Policy