Rafael Rob

University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics

Dr.

160 McNeil Building

3718 Locust Walk

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Elasticity of Substitution Between Capital and Labor and its Applications to Growth and Development

PIER Working Paper No. 05-012
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Mar 2005
Graduate School of Economics at Fundacao Getulio Vargas (EPGE/FGV), University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Demand for Investment, Dynamic Panel Data, Elasticity of Substitution

Foreign Direct Investment and Exports with Growing Demand

PIER Working Paper NO. 03-001
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 18 Jan 2003
Rafael Rob and Nikolaos Vettas
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
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Foreign Direct Investment, Entry, Exports, New Markets

Foreign Direct Investment and Exports with Growing Demand

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2786
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 15 May 2001
Rafael Rob and Nikolaos Vettas
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of Economics
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Entry, exports, foreign direct investment, investment underuncertainty, new markets

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Is Bigger Better? Investing in Reputation

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Dec 2002
Arthur Fishman and Rafael Rob
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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reputation, investment, quality, firm size, firm age

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Relationship Banking, Monetary Policy, and Consumer Credit Reform

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Nov 2007
Bruce I. Carlin and Rafael Rob
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Banking, Credit, Monetary Policy

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Working in Public and Private Firms

PIER Working Paper No. 02-033
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Oct 2002
Giacomo Corneo and Rafael Rob
Free University of Berlin (FUB) and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Public Enterprise, Privatization, Incentive Schemes

Working in Public and Private Firms

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2719
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Mar 2001
Giacomo Corneo and Rafael Rob
Free University of Berlin (FUB) and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Incentive schemes, privatization, public enterprise

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Piracy on the High C'S: Music Downloading, Sales Displacement, and Social Welfare in a Sample of College Students

NBER Working Paper No. w10874
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 29 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2010
Rafael Rob and Joel Waldfogel
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
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Reputation and Turnover

PIER Working Paper No. 04-032
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Aug 2004
Rafael Rob and Tadashi Sekiguchi
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and Kyoto University - Institute of Economic Research
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Reputation, consumer switching, moral hazard, repeated games

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Product Innovations and Quality-Adjusted Prices

PIER Working Paper No. O2-032
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 23 Oct 2002
Arthur Fishman and Rafael Rob
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Quality Adjusted Prices, Frequency of Innovations, Durable Goods, Obsolescence

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Consumer Inertia, Firm Growth and Industry Dynamics

PIER Working Paper No. 02-034
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Oct 2002
Arthur Fishman and Rafael Rob
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Consumer Inertia, Firm Growth, Industry Dynamics, R&D, Firm Size Distribution

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Piracy on the Silver Screen

NBER Working Paper No. w12010
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2009
Joel Waldfogel and Rafael Rob
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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Piracy on the Silver Screen

Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 55, No. 3, pp. 379-395, September 2007
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 14 Sep 2007
Rafael Rob and Joel Waldfogel
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management
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Solow vs. Solow: Machine Prices and Development

NBER Working Paper No. w5871
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2010
Boyan Jovanovic and Rafael Rob
New York University - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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R&D, Investment and Industry Dynamics

NBER Working Paper No. w4060
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Jun 2004
Saul Lach and Rafael Rob
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics
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R&D, Investment and Industry Dynamics

J. OF ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT STRATEGY
Posted: 09 Jul 1998
Saul Lach and Rafael Rob
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics

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Shared Ownership and Pricing in a Network Switch

International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol. 14, No. 1, 1996
Posted: 05 Aug 2015
James McAndrews and Rafael Rob
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics

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Network pricing

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A Welfare Analysis of Regulation in Relationship Banking Markets

Review of Finance, Vol. 13, Issue 2, pp. 369-400, 2009
Posted: 21 Apr 2009
Bruce Ian Carlin and Rafael Rob
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics

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Is Bigger Better? Customer Base Expansion through Word-of-Mouth Reputation

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 113, pp. 1146-1162, October 2005
Posted: 15 Sep 2005
Rafael Rob and Arthur Fishman
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics

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Social Capital, Corporate Culture, and Incentive Intensity

RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 33, No. 2
Posted: 17 May 2002
Rafael Rob and Peter B. Zemsky
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and INSEAD - Strategy

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Product Innovation by a Durable-Good Monpoly

RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 31, No. 2
Posted: 29 Jun 2000
Arthur Fishman and Rafael Rob
Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics

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The Impact of Capital-Based Regulation on Bank Risk-Taking

Journal of Financial Intermediation, Vol. 8, No. 4
Posted: 26 Jan 2000
Paul S. Calem and Rafael Rob
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics

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The Dynamics of Technological Adoption in Hardware/Software Systems: The Case of Compact Disc Players

RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 31, No. 1
Posted: 10 Mar 2000
Neil Gandal, Michael Kende and Rafael Rob
Berglas School of Economics, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics

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The Dynamics of Technological Adoption in Hardware/Software Systems: The Case of Compact Disc Players

CEPR Discussion Paper Series No. 2078
Posted: 06 Jul 1999
Rafael Rob, Neil Gandal and Michael Kende
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Berglas School of Economics and Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

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The Impact of Capital-Based Regulation on Bank Risk-Taking: A Dynamic Model

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Finance and Economics DiscussionSeries FEDS Paper Number 96-12
Posted: 19 May 1998
Paul S. Calem and Rafael Rob
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics

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