Scott Duke Kominers

Harvard University

Associate Professor

Rock Center

Harvard Business School

Boston, MA 02163

United States

http://www.scottkom.com/

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Patent Trolls: Evidence from Targeted Firms

Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 15-002
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 21 Jun 2018
Lauren Cohen, Umit Gurun and Scott Duke Kominers
Harvard Business School, University of Texas at Dallas and Harvard University
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Patent trolls, NPEs, PAEs, Innovation, Patents

Patent Trolls: Evidence from Targeted Firms

NBER Working Paper No. w20322
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 11 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2015
Lauren Cohen, Umit Gurun and Scott Duke Kominers
Harvard Business School, University of Texas at Dallas and Harvard University
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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, University of Chicago and Harvard University
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Voucher Discounts, Groupon, Experience Goods, Repeat Purchase.

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On Derivatives Markets and Social Welfare: A Theory of Empty Voting and Hidden Ownership

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 99, No. 1103, 2013, Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Working Paper No. 122, Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2012-11, Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 433
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 23 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2015
Jordan M. Barry, John William Hatfield and Scott Duke Kominers
University of San Diego School of Law, University of Texas at Austin and Harvard University
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derivatives, disclosure, empty voting, hidden ownership, morphable ownership, corporate governance, shareholder rights and obligations, financial markets, securities laws, law and economics, competitive equilibrium, core outcome, corporate voting, shareholder voting, regulatory arbitrage, securities

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A Theory of Intergenerational Mobility

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2018
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Harvard University, University of Chicago and Northwestern University - Department of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences (MEDS)
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intergenerational mobility, inequality, human capital, complementarities

Costly Concessions: An Empirical Framework for Matching with Imperfectly Transferable Utility

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 10 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2018
Alfred Galichon, Scott Duke Kominers and Simon Weber
NYU, Department of Economics and Courant Institute, Harvard University and KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB)
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Sorting, Matching, Marriage Market, Intrahousehold Allocation, Imperfectly Transferable Utility

Costly Concessions: An Empirical Framework for Matching with Imperfectly Transferable Utility

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12455
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 01 Dec 2017
Alfred Galichon, Scott Duke Kominers and Simon Weber
NYU, Department of Economics and Courant Institute, Harvard University and KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB)
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Imperfectly Transferable Utility, Intrahousehold Allocation, Marriage Market, Matching, sorting

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Strategy-Proofness, Investment Efficiency, and Marginal Returns: An Equivalence

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper
Number of pages: 114 Posted: 05 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 05 May 2018
John William Hatfield, Fuhito Kojima and Scott Duke Kominers
University of Texas at Austin, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University
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Strategy-proofness, Investment efficiency, Providing marginal rewards, Vickrey-Clarke-Groves mechanisms, Mechanism design

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Redistribution through Markets

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2018-16
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 20 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2019
Piotr Dworczak, Scott Duke Kominers and Mohammad Akbarpour
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Harvard University and Stanford University
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optimal mechanism design, redistribution, inequality

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Coasean Keep-Away: Voluntary Transaction Costs

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 14-149
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 04 Mar 2014
Jordan M. Barry, John William Hatfield and Scott Duke Kominers
University of San Diego School of Law, University of Texas at Austin and Harvard University
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Coase Theorem, transaction costs, private ordering, efficiency, liability rules, property rules, remedies, reasonable use

Big Data and Big Cities: The Promises and Limitations of Improved Measures of Urban Life

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 16-065
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Nov 2015
Edward L. Glaeser, Scott Duke Kominers, Michael Luca and Nikhil Naik
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University, Harvard Business School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Big Data and Big Cities: The Promises and Limitations of Improved Measures of Urban Life

NBER Working Paper No. w21778
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Dec 2015
Edward L. Glaeser, Scott Duke Kominers, Michael Luca and Nikhil Naik
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University, Harvard Business School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Big Data and Big Cities: The Promises and Limitations of Improved Measures of Urban Life

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 56, Issue 1, pp. 114-137, 2018
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Dec 2017
Edward L. Glaeser, Scott Duke Kominers, Michael Luca and Nikhail Naik
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University, Harvard Business School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Agglomerative Forces and Cluster Shapes

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 11-061
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 16 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2012
William R. Kerr and Scott Duke Kominers
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University
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Agglomeration, Clusters, Networks, Industrial Organization, Silicon Valley, Entrepreneurship, Technology Flows, Patents.

Agglomerative Forces and Cluster Shapes

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-12-09
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 03 Jul 2012
William R. Kerr and Scott Duke Kominers
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University
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Agglomeration, Clusters, Industrial Organization, Silicon Valley, Entrepreneurship

Agglomerative Forces and Cluster Shapes

NBER Working Paper No. w16639
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 27 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
William R. Kerr and Scott Duke Kominers
Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and Harvard University
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Concordance Among Holdouts

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2012
Scott Duke Kominers and E. Glen Weyl
Harvard University and Microsoft Research New York City
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Holdout, Market Design, Public Goods, Quasi-Lindahl, Anticommons, Eminent Domain

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Paying (for) Attention: The Impact of Information Processing Costs on Bayesian Inference

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2018
Scott Duke Kominers, Xiaosheng Mu and Alexander Peysakhovich
Harvard University, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Human Cooperation Lab
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behavioral economics, learning, bayesian updating

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Empirical Evidence on the Behavior and Impact of Patent Trolls: A Survey

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Dec 2015
Lauren Cohen, Umit Gurun and Scott Duke Kominers
Harvard Business School, University of Texas at Dallas and Harvard University
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Patent trolls, NPEs, PAEs, Innovation, Patents

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Salary Erosion and Federal Judicial Resignation

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2008
Scott Duke Kominers
Harvard University
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Salary erosion, Judicial pay, Judicial resignation, Judicial turnover, Federal judiciary, Post-resignation judicial employment

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Taxation in Matching Markets

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 30 Oct 2017
Arnaud Dupuy, Alfred Galichon, Sonia Jaffe and Scott Duke Kominers
Centre de Recherche en Économie Appliquée (CREA), NYU, Department of Economics and Courant Institute, University of Chicago and Harvard University
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matching markets, taxation, labor markets

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Dynamic Position Auctions with Consumer Search

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2008
Scott Duke Kominers
Harvard University
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position auctions, dynamic auctions, convergence, consumer search

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Shareholder Decisionmaking in the Presence of Empty Voting and Hidden Ownership

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 14-161
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2014
Jordan M. Barry, John William Hatfield and Scott Duke Kominers
University of San Diego School of Law, University of Texas at Austin and Harvard University
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Empty Voting, Hidden/Morphable Ownership, Corporate Governance, Shareholder Voting

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Shielded Innovation

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Apr 2016
Lauren Cohen, Umit Gurun and Scott Duke Kominers
Harvard Business School, University of Texas at Dallas and Harvard University
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Patent Trolls, NPEs, PAEs, Innovation, Patents

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Matching in Networks with Bilateral Contracts

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 2050
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Mar 2010
John William Hatfield and Scott Duke Kominers
University of Texas at Austin and Harvard University
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auctions, economic theory, microeconomics

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Big Data and Big Cities: The Promises and Limitations of Improved Measures for Urban Life

HKS Working Paper No. RWP15-075
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Dec 2015
Edward L. Glaeser, Scott Duke Kominers, Michael Luca and Nikhil Naik
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University, Harvard Business School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Data, Big Data, Urban Planning, Urban Politics, Development, Geography, Cities

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Discrete Choice Cannot Generate Demand that is Additively Separable in Own Price

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Jan 2012
Sonia Jaffe and Scott Duke Kominers
University of Chicago and Harvard University
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discrete choice, linear demand

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An Invitation to Market Design

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 18-019
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Sep 2017
Scott Duke Kominers, Alexander Teytelboym and Vincent P. Crawford
Harvard University, University of Oxford - Oxford Martin School and University of Oxford
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matching, auctions, trading, scrip, liquidity, efficiency, equity, allocation rules, marketplaces, market design

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Discrete Choice and the Social Multiplier

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 20 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2008
Scott Duke Kominers
Harvard University
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discrete choice, social interactions, social multiplier

Do People Shape Cities, or Do Cities Shape People? The Co-Evolution of Physical, Social, and Economic Change in Five Major U.S. Cities

HKS Working Paper No. 061
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Dec 2015
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Harvard University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Urban Planning, Urban Change, Sociology, Computer Modelling, Behavioral Systems

Do People Shape Cities, or Do Cities Shape People? The Co-Evolution of Physical, Social, and Economic Change in Five Major U.S. Cities

NBER Working Paper No. w21620
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Oct 2015
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Harvard University - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Holdout in the Assembly of Complements: A Problem for Market Design

American Economic Review, Vol. 102, No. 3, 2012
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 14 Jan 2012
Scott Duke Kominers and E. Glen Weyl
Harvard University and Microsoft Research New York City
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holdout, public goods, complementary goods, spectrum allocation

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Lone Wolves in Competitive Equilibria

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 18-055
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Jan 2018
Ravi Jagadeesan, Scott Duke Kominers and Ross Rheingans-Yoo
Harvard University- Department of Mathematics, Harvard University and Harvard University
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Indivisibilities; Matching; Lone Wolf Theorem

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Strategy-Proofness of Worker-Optimal Matching with Continuously Transferable Utility

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 18-016
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2018
Ravi Jagadeesan, Scott Duke Kominers and Ross Rheingans-Yoo
Harvard University- Department of Mathematics, Harvard University and Harvard University
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Matching, Strategy-proofness, Lone Wolf Theorem, Rural Hospitals Theorem, Mechanism design

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'Troll' Check? A Proposal for Administrative Review of Patent Litigation

97 Boston University Law Review 1775 (2017), U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper E576
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 15 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2017
Lauren Cohen, John M. Golden, Umit Gurun and Scott Duke Kominers
Harvard Business School, University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, University of Texas at Dallas and Harvard University
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Patents, Patent Trolls, Patent Litigation Review Board, Opportunistic Patent Litigation

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Who Will Vote Quadratically? Voter Turnout and Votes Cast Under Quadratic Voting

Forthcoming, Public Choice (2017) , Harvard Law School John M. Olin Center Discussion Paper No. 894
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Dec 2016
Louis Kaplow and Scott Duke Kominers
Harvard Law School and Harvard University
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Voting; voter turnout; paradox of voting; quadratic voting; pivotality; elections

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Auctions with Entry versus Entry in Auctions

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Dec 2018
Jiafeng Chen and Scott Duke Kominers
Harvard University, Harvard College, Students and Harvard University
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Auctions, Entry, Reserve Prices, Entry Fees

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Full Substitutability

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 19-016, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 18-40
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 31 Aug 2018
University of Texas at Austin, Harvard University, University of Melbourne, Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Cologne - Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences
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'Troll' Check? A Proposal for Administrative Review of Patent Litigation - Online Appendix

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Sep 2017
Lauren Cohen, John M. Golden, Umit Gurun and Scott Duke Kominers
Harvard Business School, University of Texas at Austin - School of Law, University of Texas at Dallas and Harvard University
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Patents, Patent Trolls, Patent Litigation Review Board, Opportunistic Patent Litigation

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Bundling Incentives in (Many-to-Many) Matching with Contracts

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 19-011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Aug 2018
Jonathan Ma and Scott Duke Kominers
Harvard University and Harvard University
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Matching with contracts, Contract design, Bundling-proofness, Substitutability

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Chain Stability in Trading Networks

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 May 2018
University of Texas at Austin, Harvard University, University of St. Andrews - School of Economics and Finance, Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Cologne - Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences
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Matching, Stability, Networks, Substitutability

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Stability, Strategy-Proofness, and Cumulative Offer Mechanisms

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Feb 2018
John William Hatfield, Scott Duke Kominers and Alexander Westkamp
University of Texas at Austin, Harvard University and University of Cologne - Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences
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Matching with contracts, Stability, Strategy-proofness, Substitutability, Size monotonicity, Cumulative offer mechanism

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The Demise of Walk Zones in Boston: Priorities vs. Precedence in School Choice

NBER Working Paper No. w18981
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2013
Umut Dur, Scott Duke Kominers, Parag A. Pathak and Tayfun Sonmez
North Carolina State University, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Boston College - Department of Economics
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Crowdsourcing City Government: Using Tournaments to Improve Inspection Accuracy

NBER Working Paper No. w22124
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 28 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2016
Edward L. Glaeser, Andrew Hillis, Scott Duke Kominers and Michael Luca
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University, Harvard University and Harvard Business School
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Online Appendix to 'Stability, Strategy-Proofness, and Cumulative Offer Mechanisms'

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Feb 2018
John William Hatfield, Scott Duke Kominers and Alexander Westkamp
University of Texas at Austin, Harvard University and University of Cologne - Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences
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Matching with contracts, Stability, Strategy-proofness, Substitutability, Size monotonicity, Cumulative offer mechanism

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Collusion in Markets with Syndication

Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Working Paper No. 18-009, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 18-349
Posted: 26 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2018
University of Texas at Austin, Harvard University, University of Texas-Austin and University of San Diego School of Law
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Collusion, Antitrust, IPO underwriting, Syndication, Repeated games