Benjamin G. Edelman

Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit

Associate Professor

Soldiers Field

Boston, MA 02163

United States

http://people.hbs.edu/bedelman

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

26

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

To Groupon or Not to Groupon: The Profitability of Deep Discounts

Marketing Letters, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2014
Benjamin G. Edelman, Sonia Jaffe and Scott Duke Kominers
Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit, Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics at the University of Chicago and Harvard University
Downloads 2,244 (4,017)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Voucher Discounts, Groupon, Experience Goods, Repeat Purchase.

2.

Bitcoin: Economics, Technology, and Governance

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 29, Issue 2 - Spring 2015, Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 15-015
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 09 May 2015
Rainer Böhme, Nicolas Christin, Benjamin G. Edelman and Tyler Moore
University of Innsbruck, Carnegie Mellon University, Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit and Harvard University
Downloads 2,215 (2,222)

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3.

Internet Filtering in China

IEEE Internet Computing, March/April 2003
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 29 Apr 2003
Jonathan L. Zittrain and Benjamin G. Edelman
Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
Downloads 1,310 (6,592)
Citation 10

Abstract:

Internet, China, cyberlaw, Asia, filtering, blocking, pornography, government

4.

Digital Discrimination: The Case of Airbnb.com

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 14-054
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Jan 2014
Benjamin G. Edelman and Michael Luca
Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit and Harvard Business School - Negotiations, Organizations & Markets Unit
Downloads 1,290 (1,357)

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5.

Risk, Information, and Incentives in Online Affiliate Marketing

Journal of Marketing Research, Forthcoming, Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School Negotiation, Organizations and Markets Unit, Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2014
Benjamin G. Edelman and Wesley Brandi
Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit and ipensatori.com
Downloads 832 (17,325)

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6.

Does Google Leverage Market Power Through Tying and Bundling?

Journal of Competition Law and Economics 11, no. 2 (June 2015): 365-400
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 May 2014 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2015
Benjamin G. Edelman
Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
Downloads 591 (21,930)

Abstract:

Competition, antitrust, Google, tying

7.

Social Comparisons and Deception Across Workplace Hierarchies: Field and Experimental Evidence

Organization Science (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 19 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2015
Benjamin G. Edelman and Ian Larkin
Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
Downloads 412 (49,238)
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8.

Securing Online Advertising: Rustlers and Sheriffs in the New Wild West

In Beautiful Security, edited by John Viega. O'Reilly Media, Inc., 2009.
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2014
Benjamin G. Edelman
Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
Downloads 327 (64,817)

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9.

Deterring Online Advertising Fraud Through Optimal Payment in Arrears

Financial Cryptography and Data Security: Proceedings of the International Conference (September 2009).
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2014
Benjamin G. Edelman
Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
Downloads 299 (73,183)
Citation 1

Abstract:

online advertising, screening, signaling, contracts, fraud

Internet Advertising and the Generalized Second Price Auction: Selling Billions of Dollars Worth of Keywords

American Economic Review 97, no. 1 (March 2007): 242–259,
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 May 2006 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2015
Benjamin G. Edelman, Michael Ostrovsky and Michael Schwarz
Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Yahoo! Research Labs
Downloads 249 (94,818)
Citation 76

Abstract:

auctions, economic theory, microeconomics, advertising, computer industry

Internet Advertising and the Generalized Second Price Auction: Selling Billions of Dollars Worth of Keywords

NBER Working Paper No. w11765
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Feb 2006
Michael Ostrovsky, Michael Schwarz and Benjamin G. Edelman
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Yahoo! Research Labs and Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
Downloads 31 (379,229)
Citation 76

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11.

Design of Search Engine Services: Channel Interdependence in Search Engine Results

Journal of Marketing Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 16 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2016
Benjamin G. Edelman and Zhenyu Lai
Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit and Harvard University - Department of Economics

Abstract:

Search engines, organic search, sponsored search advertising, user interface, channel substitution

12.

Price Coherence and Adverse Intermediation

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 14-052
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 02 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2015
Benjamin G. Edelman and Julian Wright
Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics
Downloads 200 (102,982)

Abstract:

intermediaries, platforms, two-sided markets, price coherence

13.

Running Out of Numbers: Scarcity of IP Addresses and What to Do About It

Auctions, Market Mechanisms and Their Applications 14 (2009): 95–106.,
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 04 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2014
Benjamin G. Edelman
Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
Downloads 197 (113,225)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Market design, IP addresses, network, Internet

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Downloads 170 (137,763)
Citation 5

On Best-Response Bidding in GSP Auctions

Harvard Business School NOM Working Paper No. 08-056
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2012
University of Washington, Brown University, Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit, University of Washington - College of Arts and Sciences, University of Washington, University of Washington, Brown University and Yahoo! Research Labs
Downloads 142 (161,206)
Citation 5

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Keyword auctions, bidding strategies, convergence

On Best-Response Bidding in GSP Auctions

NBER Working Paper No. w13788
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Feb 2008
University of Washington, Brown University, Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit, University of Washington - College of Arts and Sciences, University of Washington, University of Washington, Brown University and Yahoo! Research Labs
Downloads 28 (392,607)
Citation 5

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15.

CPC/CPA Hybrid Bidding in a Second Price Auction

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 09-074
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Benjamin G. Edelman and Hoan Soo Lee
Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit and Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management
Downloads 154 (135,649)
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16.

Competing Ad Auctions

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 10-055
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2013
Itai Ashlagi, Benjamin G. Edelman and Hoan Soo Lee
HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit, Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit and Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management
Downloads 152 (140,753)
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17.

Advertising Disclosures: Measuring Labeling Alternatives in Internet Search Engines

Information Economics and Policy 24, no. 1 (March 2012): 75–89.,
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2015
Benjamin G. Edelman and Duncan S. Gilchrist
Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 112 (182,350)

Abstract:

Internet advertising, search engines, disclosure, regulation, consumer protection, survey methods

18.

Pricing and Efficiency in the Market for IP Addresses

American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, Forthcoming, Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School Negotiation, Organizations and Markets Unit, Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2015
Benjamin G. Edelman and Michael Schwarz
Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit and Yahoo! Research Labs
Downloads 107 (181,270)

Abstract:

market design, externalities, Internet, intermediaries

19.

Optimal Auction Design and Equilibrium Selection in Sponsored Search Auctions

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 10-054
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 13 Jan 2010
Benjamin G. Edelman and Michael Schwarz
Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit and Yahoo! Research Labs
Downloads 106 (191,972)
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20.

Efficiencies and Regulatory Shortcuts: How Should We Regulate Companies like Airbnb and Uber?

Forthcoming, Stanford Technology Law Review
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2015
Benjamin G. Edelman and Damien Geradin
Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit and Tilburg Law & Economics Center (TILEC)
Downloads 80 (8,621)

Abstract:

platforms; regulation; sharing economy; Uber; Airbnb; universal service; Insurance

21.

Price Coherence and Excessive Intermediation

Quarterly Journal of Economics 130, no. 3 (August 2015): 1283-1328
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 24 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2015
Benjamin G. Edelman and Julian Wright
Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics
Downloads 41 (191,972)

Abstract:

intermediaries, platforms, two-sided markets, price coherence

22.

Earnings and Ratings at Google Answers

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 50, Issue 2, pp. 309-320, 2012
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Apr 2012
Benjamin G. Edelman
Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
Downloads 1 (517,257)
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23.

Android and Competition Law: Exploring and Assessing Google's Practices in Mobile

European Competition Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2016
Benjamin G. Edelman and Damien Geradin
Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit and Tilburg Law & Economics Center (TILEC)
Downloads 0 (41,944)

Abstract:

Android, antitrust, competition policy, exclusion, mobile communication devices, remedies, tying

24.

Legislating for Decentralized Marketplaces

Posted: 12 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2016
Benjamin G. Edelman and Nancy Leong
Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit and University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Abstract:

sharing economy, new economy, gig economy, 1099 economy, legislation, regulation

25.

Racial Discrimination in the Sharing Economy: Evidence from a Field Experiment

Forthcoming, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2016
Benjamin G. Edelman, Michael Luca and Dan Svirsky
Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit, Harvard Business School - Negotiations, Organizations & Markets Unit and Harvard Business School
Downloads 0 (21,805)

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26.

Whither Uber?: Competitive Dynamics in Transportation Networks

Competition Policy International, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 24 Nov 2015
Benjamin G. Edelman
Harvard University - HBS Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
Downloads 0 (90,976)

Abstract:

Transportation Network Company; Uber; Lyft; regulation; lawfulness