Christian Rojas

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Professor

205 B Stockbridge Hall

80 Campus Center Way

Amherst, MA 01003

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Eliminating the Outside Good Bias in Logit Models of Demand with Aggregate Data

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2011
Dongling Huang and Christian Rojas
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management & Technology and University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Logit model, demand estimation, market potential, differentiated products.comma separated

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Do Taxes for Soda and Sugary Drinks Work? Scanner Data Evidence from Berkeley and Washington

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Sep 2017
Christian Rojas and Emily Yucai Wang
University of Massachusetts Amherst and University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Downloads 437 (83,213)
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Soda, Sugar-Sweetened Beverages, Excise Tax, Obesity, Tax Pass-Through

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Market Power and the Lerner Index: A Classroom Experiment

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 Nov 2009
Christian Rojas
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Downloads 391 (94,404)
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Market power, Lerner index, teaching, economic experiments, monopoly, demand elasticity

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The Impact of Soda Sales Taxes on Consumption: Evidence from Scanner Data

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Mar 2014
Francesca Colantuoni and Christian Rojas
University of Massachusetts at Amherst - College of Natural Resources & the Environment - Department of Resource Economics and University of Massachusetts Amherst
Downloads 234 (162,809)
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obesity, taxation, soft drinks, differentiated products

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The Effect of Mandated Exclusive Territories in the US Brewing Industry

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 27 May 2012
Christian Rojas
University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Exclusive territories, beer industry, competitive effects

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The Effects of Piracy on Competition: Evidence from Subscription TV

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 May 2017 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2019
Christian Rojas and Arturo Briceño
University of Massachusetts Amherst and Business Economics Consulting, LLC
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Piracy, Competition, Subscription TV, Demand Estimation, Antitrust Analysis

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School Environment and Risk Preferences: Experimental Evidence

Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Vol. 45, No. 3, 2012
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2014
Texas A&M University, Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Arizona, Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law Program, University of Massachusetts Amherst, University of Massachusetts Amherst and Rice University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 135 (263,132)
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Risk preference, Field experiment, Teen

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Buyer Market Power and Vertically Differentiated Retailers

University of Massachusetts Amherst Department of Resource Economics Working Paper No. 2010-1
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Feb 2010
Shinn-Shyr Wang, Christian Rojas and Nathalie Lavoie
University of Massachusetts Amherst - Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst and University of Massachusetts at Amherst - College of Natural Resources & the Environment - Department of Resource Economics
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buyer market power, vertical differentiation, Wal-Mart

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The Role of Demand Information and Monitoring on Tacit Collusion

RAND Journal of Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 15 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2011
Christian Rojas
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Downloads 115 (295,924)
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collusion, cooperation, repeated games, stochastic demand, experiments

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Eliciting Risk Preferences: When is Simple Better?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Jul 2011
University of Alberta - Department of Economics, Texas A&M University, University of Arizona, Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law Program and University of Massachusetts Amherst
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The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Use of Remote Meeting Technologies

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 17 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 07 May 2021
Augusto Espin and Christian Rojas
University of Massachusetts Amherst - Department of Resource Economics and University of Massachusetts Amherst
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COVID-19, remote working, remote meeting techonologies

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The Welfare Effects of Banning Off-Net/On-Net Price Differentials in the Mobile Sector

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 23 Sep 2014
Christian Rojas
University of Massachusetts Amherst
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mobile industry, tariff mediated externalities, on-net/off-net price differential ban

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(Im)Patience Among Adolescents: A Methodological Note

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Jul 2011
Texas A&M University, Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Arizona, Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law Program, University of Massachusetts Amherst, University of Massachusetts Amherst and Rice University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 91 (345,871)
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Time preference, Field experiment, Teen

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Technology Improves Learning in Large Principles of Economics Classes: Using Our WITS

American Economic Review, Vol. 96, No. 2, pp. 442-446, 2006
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 17 May 2011
Catherine C. Eckel, Christian Rojas and Sheryl B. Ball
Texas A&M University, University of Massachusetts Amherst and Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Department of Economics
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Social Norms of Sharing in High School: Teen Giving in the Dictator Game

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 80, No. 3, 2011
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2014
Texas A&M University, Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Arizona, Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law Program, University of Massachusetts Amherst, University of Massachusetts Amherst and Rice University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 56 (451,066)
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Dictator Game, High School, Altruism, Social Norms

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How Much is an Incoming Message Worth? Estimating the Call Externality

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2015
Christian Rojas
University of Massachusetts Amherst
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call externality, mobile industry, incoming calls, stated preference choice experiment

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Debt Aversion and the Demand for Loans for Post-Secondary Education

Public Finance Review, Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 233-262, March 2007
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 May 2011
Texas A&M University, University of Arizona, Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law Program, Center for Interuniversity Research and Analysis on Organization (CIRANO) and University of Massachusetts Amherst
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field experiment, debt aversion, time preference, risk aversion, human capital investment, postsecondary education

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Evolution of Nutritional Quality in the U.S.: Evidence from the Ready-to-Eat Cereal Industry

Economics Letters, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 12 Apr 2015
Emily Yucai Wang, Christian Rojas and Christoph Bauner
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, University of Massachusetts Amherst and Cornerstone Research
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Evolution of Nutrition, Obesity, Ready-to-Eat Cereal

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Firm Responsiveness to Consumers’ Reviews: The Effect on Online Reputation

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 May 2021
Erfan Rezvani and Christian Rojas
Clark University - Graduate School of Management and University of Massachusetts Amherst
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online reputation, responsiveness, hotel, ratings, TripAdvisor

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Sodium Intake in the U.S.: Evidence From Scanner Data

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Jan 2021
Christian Rojas and Ezgi Cengiz
University of Massachusetts Amherst and University of Massachusetts Amherst
Downloads 25 (601,382)

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Health, Sodium, Scanner Data

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Price Competition in U.S. Brewing

The Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 56, Issue 1, pp. 1-31, March 2008
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Apr 2008
Christian Rojas
University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Price Competition in U.S. Brewing

Journal of Industrial Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Christian Rojas
University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Price Competition, Excise Tax, Natural Experiment, Differentiated Products, Collusion, Bertrand-Nash, Leadership

What Happens When Demand is Estimated with a Misspecified Model?

The Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 56, Issue 4, pp. 809-839, December 2008
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Jan 2009
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management & Technology, University of Massachusetts Amherst and Deceased
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What Happens When Demand is Estimated with a Misspecified Model?

Journal of Industrial Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Dongling Huang, Christian Rojas and Frank M. Bass
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) - Lally School of Management & Technology, University of Massachusetts Amherst and University of Texas at Dallas - School of Management (Deceased)

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Demand, discrete choice, mergers, misspecification, differentiated products, structural estimation

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Heterogeneous Behavior, Obesity, and Storability in the Demand for Soft Drinks

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 99, Issue 1, pp. 18-33, 2017
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Apr 2020
Emily Yucai Wang, Christian Rojas and Francesca Colantuoni
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, University of Massachusetts Amherst and University of Massachusetts at Amherst - College of Natural Resources & the Environment - Department of Resource Economics
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Storability, soda, obesity, demand, sales

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Demand for Differentiated Products: Price and Advertising Evidence from the U.S. Beer Market

International Journal of Industrial Organization, Forthcoming
Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Christian Rojas and Everett Peterson
University of Massachusetts Amherst and Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

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Demand, differentiated products, distance metric, Almost Ideal Demand System, advertising, beer