Dakshina G. De Silva

Department of Economics, Lancaster University Management School

Professor

Lancaster LA1 4YX

United Kingdom

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1.

Stochastic Synergies in Sequential Auctions

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Nov 2004
Dakshina G. De Silva, Thomas D. Jeitschko and Georgia Kosmopoulou
Department of Economics, Lancaster University Management School, Michigan State University - Department of Economics and University of Oklahoma - Department of Economics
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Sequential auctions, synergies, multi-unit auctions, procurement auctions

Entry and Bidding in Common and Private Value Auctions with an Unknown Number of Rivals

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2009
Dakshina G. De Silva, Thomas D. Jeitschko and Georgia Kosmopoulou
Department of Economics, Lancaster University Management School, Michigan State University - Department of Economics and University of Oklahoma - Department of Economics
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Procurement Auctions, Private Values, Common Values, Endogenous Entry

Entry and Bidding in Common and Private Value Auctions with an Unknown Number of Rivals

Review of Industrial Organization, Vol. 35, Nos. 1 & 2, 2009
Posted: 19 May 2010
Dakshina G. De Silva, Thomas D. Jeitschko and Georgia Kosmopoulou
Department of Economics, Lancaster University Management School, Michigan State University - Department of Economics and University of Oklahoma - Department of Economics

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Bid Preparation Costs, Common Values, Endogenous Entry, Private Values, Procurement Auctions

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The Impact of Public Information on Bidding in Highway Procurement Auctions

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Nov 2005
Department of Economics, Lancaster University Management School, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, University of Oklahoma and University of Oklahoma - Department of Economics
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Information release, Procurement auctions

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The Effect of Shill Bidding Upon Prices: Experimental Evidence

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Feb 2005
Georgia Kosmopoulou and Dakshina G. De Silva
University of Oklahoma - Department of Economics and Department of Economics, Lancaster University Management School
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Auctions, Experiment, Shill Bidding, Entry

5.

Research Universities and Regional High-Tech Firm Start-up and Exit

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2013
Dakshina G. De Silva and Robert P. McComb
Department of Economics, Lancaster University Management School and Texas Tech University - Department of Economics
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Entry and Survival, R & D, Regional, Urban, Rural Analyses

6.

Going Green: Does it Depend on Education, Gender, or Income?

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Feb 2012
Dakshina G. De Silva and Rachel A.J. Pownall
Department of Economics, Lancaster University Management School and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
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The Effect of Information on the Bidding and Survival of Entrants in Procurement Auctions

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2008
Dakshina G. De Silva, Georgia Kosmopoulou and Carlos Lamarche
Department of Economics, Lancaster University Management School, University of Oklahoma - Department of Economics and University of Kentucky
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Entry, Survival, Information Release, Procurement Auctions

8.

Migration and Wages: A Natural Experiment from Hurricane Katrina

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 May 2009 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2009
Department of Economics, Lancaster University Management School, Texas Tech University - Department of Economics, Texas Tech University, Department of Economics - Lancaster University Management School and Texas Tech University - Department of Economics
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Migration, Wages, Labor Demand and Supply, Natural Experiments, Hurricane Katrina, Differences-in-Differences

9.

Market Evolution of Art Dealers

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2017
Dakshina G. De Silva, Marina Gertsberg and Rachel A.J. Pownall
Department of Economics, Lancaster University Management School, Maastricht University and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
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Auctions, Art Dealers, Market Evolution, Reputation, Experts

10.

Spatial Dependencies in Wind-Related Housing Damage

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Nov 2004 Last Revised: 09 May 2015
Dakshina G. De Silva, Jamie Brown Kruse and Yongsheng Wang
Department of Economics, Lancaster University Management School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Washington & Jefferson College
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Housing damage, spatial dependence, tornado, fujita scale

11.

The Impact of Change in Auction Format on Bidding Behavior

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 Jan 2006
Dakshina G. De Silva, Anuruddha Kankanamge and Georgia Kosmopoulou
Department of Economics, Lancaster University Management School, University of Oklahoma and University of Oklahoma - Department of Economics
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Auctions, Multi-round Auctions

12.

Dealer Networks in the World of Art

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 11 Oct 2017
Department of Economics, Lancaster University Management School, Maastricht University, University of Oklahoma - Department of Economics and Tilburg University - Department of Finance
Downloads 63 (341,991)

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Auctions, Art Dealers, Networks

13.

Spatial Persistence of Agglomeration in Software Publishing

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2017
George Deltas, Dakshina G. De Silva and Robert P. McComb
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics, Department of Economics, Lancaster University Management School and Texas Tech University - Department of Economics
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Agglomeration, Software Industry, Labor Pools, Knowledge Spillovers, Firm Growth, Spatial

14.

Geographic Concentration and Firm Survival

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2011
Dakshina G. De Silva and Robert P. McComb
Department of Economics, Lancaster University Management School and Texas Tech University - Department of Economics
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Firm Survival, Agglomeration, Localization, and Knowledge Externalities

15.

Project Modifications and Bidding in Highway Procurement Auctions

FRB Atlanta Working Paper No. 2015-14
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2017
Department of Economics, Lancaster University Management School, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, University of Oklahoma - Department of Economics and University of Kentucky
Downloads 39 (420,532)

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procurement auctions, incomplete contracts

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An Empirical Analysis of Entrant and Incumbent Bidding in Road Construction Auctions

Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 51, pp. 295-316, September 2003
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Oct 2003
Dakshina G. De Silva, Timothy Dunne and Georgia Kosmopoulou
Department of Economics, Lancaster University Management School, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and University of Oklahoma - Department of Economics
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17.

An Evaluation of a Bidder Training Program

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2019
Dakshina G. De Silva, Timothy P. Hubbard and Georgia Kosmopoulou
Department of Economics, Lancaster University Management School, Colby College - Department of Economics and University of Oklahoma - Department of Economics
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Auctions, bidder training, disadvantaged business enterprises

18.

What Blows in with the Wind?

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2014
Dakshina G. De Silva, Robert P. McComb and Anita R. Schiller
Department of Economics, Lancaster University Management School, Texas Tech University - Department of Economics and Department of Economics - Lancaster University Management School
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wind energy, industry studies, per capita income, public sector revenues and expenditures

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The Impact of Timing on Bidding Behavior in Procurement Auctions of Contracts with Private Costs

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Dec 2010
Department of Economics, Lancaster University Management School, University of Oklahoma - Department of Economics, German Institute for Economic Research, (DIW Berlin) and University of Otago
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Multi-unit auctions, Procurement auctions

Synergies in Recurring Procurement Auctions: An Empirical Investigation

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 43, Issue 1, pp. 55-66, 2005
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Jun 2006
Dakshina G. De Silva
Department of Economics, Lancaster University Management School
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Synergies in Recurring Procurement Auctions: An Empirical Investigation

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 43, No. 1, pp. 55-66, January 2005
Posted: 23 Dec 2004
Dakshina G. De Silva
Department of Economics, Lancaster University Management School

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Auctions, Synergies

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Research Universities and Regional High‐Tech Firm Start‐Up and Exit

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 50, Issue 1, pp. 112-130, 2012
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 06 Jan 2012
Dakshina G. De Silva and Robert P. McComb
Department of Economics, Lancaster University Management School and Texas Tech University - Department of Economics
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Auction Mechanisms and Treasury Revenue: Evidence from the Chinese Experiment

Number of pages: 41
Klenio Barbosa, Dakshina G. De Silva, Liyu Yang and Hisayuki Yoshimoto
Insper Institute of Education and Research, Department of Economics, Lancaster University Management School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Treasury Security Auctions; Discriminatory Auctions; Uniform Auctions; Revenue Equivalence.

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Do Production Subsidies Have a Wage Incidence in Wind Power?

Posted: 10 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2012
Dakshina G. De Silva, Robert P. McComb and Anita R. Schiller
Department of Economics, Lancaster University Management School, Texas Tech University - Department of Economics and Department of Economics - Lancaster University Management School

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Wind Energy, Clean Energy, Production Tax Credits, Wages

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Sri Lanka's Experiment with Devaluation: VAR and Ecm Analysis of the Exchange Rate Effects on Trade Balance and GDP

International Trade Journal, Vol. 18, No. 4, pp. 269-301, 2004
Posted: 18 Dec 2004
Dakshina G. De Silva and Zhen Zhu
Department of Economics, Lancaster University Management School and University of Central Oklahoma - Department of Economics

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Exchange Rate, Trade Balance, GDP Growth, VAR, ECM, Sri Lanka

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Sequential Bidding in Auctions of Construction Contracts

Economics Letters, Vol. 76, pp. 239-44, July 2002
Posted: 17 Nov 2004
Dakshina G. De Silva, Timothy Dunne and Georgia Kosmopoulou
Department of Economics, Lancaster University Management School, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and University of Oklahoma - Department of Economics

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Asymmetric auctions

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Firm Behavior and Pollution in Small Geographies

Number of pages: 41
Department of Economics, Lancaster University Management School, Texas Tech University - Department of Economics, Department of Economics - Lancaster University Management School and Lancaster University
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Environment and Toxic Release, Profit Maximizing Behavior, Firm Localization, Agglomeration, and Firm Entry.