Alexander White

Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management

Assistant Professor

Mailbox A-44

Weilun Building

Beijing, 100084

China

http://alex-white.net

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1.

Insulated Platform Competition

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2016
Alexander White and E. Glen Weyl
Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management and Microsoft Research
Downloads 955 (7,842)
Citation 9

Abstract:

platform competition, insulating tariffs, Spence distortion, user coordination, penetration pricing, excessive entry

2.

On the Antitrust Economics of the Electronic Books Industry

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2014
Germain Gaudin and Alexander White
European Commission - Directorate General for Competition and Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management
Downloads 545 (20,005)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Electronic Books, Antitrust in High-Tech Industries, Vertical Contracting, Wholesale vs. Agency Agreements, Media Economics

3.

Let the Right 'One' Win: Policy Lessons from the New Economics of Platforms

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 709
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2014
E. Glen Weyl and Alexander White
Microsoft Research and Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management
Downloads 414 (31,683)

Abstract:

platforms, network effects, lock-in, fragmentation, excessive entry, winner-takes-all, heterogeneity

4.

Search Engines: Left Side Quality Versus Right Side Profits

International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol. 31, pp. 690-701, Nov. 2013, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijindorg.2013.04.003
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2014
Alexander White
Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management
Downloads 347 (59,157)
Citation 16

Abstract:

Search Engines, Economics of the Internet, Two-sided Markets, Monopolist Quality Choice, Media Bias

5.

Walrasian Equilibrium in Large, Quasilinear Markets

Theoretical Economics, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 281-290, May 2013, DOI: 10.3982/TE1060
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 09 May 2011 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2013
Eduardo M. Azevedo, E. Glen Weyl and Alexander White
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Microsoft Research and Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management
Downloads 217 (109,865)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Walrasian equilibrium, quasilinear utility, indivisible goods, continuum economies, complementary preferences

6.

The Attention Economy of Search and Web Advertisement

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Oct 2010
Alexander White and Kamal Jain
Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management and Microsoft Research
Downloads 170 (118,371)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Economics of the Internet, Search Engines, Web Advertisement, Attention, Non-transferable Utility

7.

Unit vs. Ad Valorem Taxes under Revenue Maximization

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 May 2014 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2014
Germain Gaudin and Alexander White
European Commission - Directorate General for Competition and Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management
Downloads 86 (141,938)

Abstract:

Commodity Taxation, Unit Tax, Ad Valorem Tax, Tax Shifting, Pass-Through, Revenue-Maximizing Government, Imperfect Competition

8.

Half-Hearted Cooperation: A Theory of the Evolution of Altruistic Preferences

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Mar 2013
Alexander White
Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management
Downloads 35 (319,756)

Abstract:

Altruism, Cooperation, Economics and Biology, Evolution of Preferences, Contribution and Free-Riding, Prisoners’ Dilemma, Technology Adoption

9.

An Online Appendix to 'Insulated Platform Competition'

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 May 2015 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2016
Alexander White and E. Glen Weyl
Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management and Microsoft Research
Downloads 15 (303,651)

Abstract:

platform competition, insulating tariffs, Spence distortion, excessive entry, user coordination, dominant strategy implementation

10.

An Online Appendix to 'Multidimensional Platform Design'

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 06 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2017
Andre Veiga, E. Glen Weyl and Alexander White
University of Oxford - Nuffield College, Microsoft Research and Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management
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Abstract:

platforms, multidimensional heterogeneity, quality, design, sorting, centrality

11.

Multidimensional Platform Design

American Economic Review, Vol. 107, No. 5, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 04 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2017
Andre Veiga, E. Glen Weyl and Alexander White
University of Oxford - Nuffield College, Microsoft Research and Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management
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Citation 3

Abstract:

Platforms, Multidimensional Heterogeneity, Quality, Design, Sorting, Centrality

12.

Economics of Online Platforms

THE NEW PALGRAVE DICTIONARY OF ECONOMICS, Steven N. Durlauf, Lawrence E. Blume, eds., Online Edition, 2012
Posted: 11 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2013
Alexander White
Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management

Abstract:

consumption externalities, economics of the internet, electronic commerce, multi-sided platforms, network effects, search engines, social networks, sponsored search auctions, two-sided markets