Robert Seamans

New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business

Associate Professor

44 West 4th Street

Suite 9-160

New York, NY NY 10012

United States

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Scholarly Papers (25)

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Citation 6

AI and the Economy

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Jun 2018
Jason Furman and Robert Seamans
Harvard Kennedy School and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 1,812 (8,724)
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artificial intelligence, productivity, economic growth, public policy

Ai and the Economy

NBER Working Paper No. w24689
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2018
Jason Furman and Robert Seamans
Harvard Kennedy School and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 50 (407,099)
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The Internet and Racial Hate Crime: Offline Spillovers from Online Access

MIS Quarterly, Vol. 40, Issue 2, pp. 381-403, June 2016, NET Institute Working Paper No. 13-02
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2016
Jason Chan, Anindya Ghose and Robert Seamans
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 1,840 (8,674)
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Internet, broadband, online-offline interaction, hate crime, race, econometrics, panel models

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Responses to Entry in Multi-Sided Markets: The Impact of Craigslist on Local Newspapers

NET Institute Working Paper No. 10-11
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2014
Robert Seamans and Feng Zhu
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 922 (25,219)
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entry, pricing, platforms, two-sided markets

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The Business of AI Startups

Boston Univ. School of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 18-28
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2019
Technology & Policy Research Initiative, BU School of Law, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Boston University - School of Law and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
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artificial intelligence, automation, technology, labor-saving technological change, entry barriers, data protection

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Debtor Rights, Credit Supply, and Innovation

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2014-011
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 18 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2016
Catolica-Lisbon SBE, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 488 (59,167)
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Debtor Protection, Credit Markets, Innovation, Patents, Personal Bankruptcy Law, Small Businesses

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A Simple Model of a Three-Sided Market

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 18 Oct 2013
Robert Seamans and Feng Zhu
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 418 (71,466)

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Two-sided markets, Network effects, Newspapers

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The Effect of the Internet on Newspaper Readability

NET Institute Working Paper No. 14-13
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2014
Abdallah Salami and Robert Seamans
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 323 (96,026)
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Internet, newspaper, quality, readability

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Threat of Entry, Asymmetric Information and Pricing

NET Institute Working Paper No. 08-13
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2013
Robert Seamans
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 319 (97,374)
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entry, information economics, price, incumbent response, cable TV

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The Occupational Impact of Artificial Intelligence: Labor, Skills, and Polarization

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 07 May 2019 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2019
Edward W. Felten, Manav Raj and Robert Seamans
Princeton University - Center for Information Technology Policy, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 311 (100,174)
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artificial intelligence, automation, economic implications, employment, labor, wages

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Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Political Competition: How the Public Sector Helps the Sharing Economy Create Value

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2018
Yongwook Paik, Sukhun Kang and Robert Seamans
KAIST College of Business, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), London Business School and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 310 (100,503)
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Entrepreneurship, Nonmarket Strategy, Political Competition, Sharing Economy, Platform-Based Markets, Entry Response

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Cannibalization and Option Value Effects of Secondary Markets: Evidence from the US Concert Industry

Strategic Management Journal, 2015, 36(11):1599-1614
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 26 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2015
Victor Manuel Bennett, Robert Seamans and Feng Zhu
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 305 (102,274)
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Secondary Markets, Prices, Search Intermediaries, Value Appropriation, Concert Industry

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The Role of R&D in Entrepreneurial Finance and Performance

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2014
Alicia Robb and Robert Seamans
University of Colorado at Boulder and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 283 (110,882)
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entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial finance, information asymmetry, firm performance, research and development, transaction cost economics

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Fighting City Hall: Entry Deterrence and New Technology Deployment in Local Cable TV Markets

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 27 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2013
Robert Seamans
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 270 (116,492)
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Entry; Entry Deterrence, Technology, Public-Private Interaction

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Credit Cards, Race and Entrepreneurship

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Aaron Chatterji and Robert Seamans
Duke University - Fuqua School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
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Financial Constraints, Entrepreneurship, Barriers to Entry, Race

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Multi-Homing and Platform Strategies: Historical Evidence from the US Newspaper Industry

Harvard Business School Technology & Operations Mgt. Unit Working Paper No. 18-032
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2019
Kyeonggook Park, Robert Seamans and Feng Zhu
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 172 (179,578)

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multi-homing, platform strategies, competition, newspapers, television

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Market Orchestrators: The Effects of Platform Certification on Complementor Behavior

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2019
Joost Rietveld, Robert Seamans and Katia Meggiorin
UCL School of Management, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU), Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Management and Organizational Behavior, Students
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multisided platforms, platform governance, complementors, certification, sharing economy

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Who Profits from Industry 4.0? Theory and Evidence from the Automotive Industry

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 15 May 2019 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2019
Susan Helper, Raphael Martins and Robert Seamans
Case Western Reserve University - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
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automation, industry architecture, industry 4.0, value capture, value creation, value migration

Intra-Firm Spillovers? The Stock and Flow Effects of Collocation

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 15-2
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 30 May 2015
Evan Rawley and Robert Seamans
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 53 (396,363)
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agglomeration, collocation, performance, spillovers, hotels, restaurants

Intra-Firm Spillovers? The Stock and Flow Effects of Collocation

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-15-01, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 15-26
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Mar 2015
Evan Rawley and Robert Seamans
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 37 (460,265)
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Assessing DOJ’s Proposed Remedy in Sprint/T-Mobile: Can Ex Ante Competitive Conditions in Wireless Markets Be Restored?

NET Institute Working Paper No. 19-14
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Oct 2019
New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics, Northeastern University - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Econ One, University of Utah Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Economics
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Telecommunications; Merger; Tunney Act; Sprint; T-Mobile; Dish; DOJ

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Debtor Protection and Business Dynamism

Journal of Law and Economics, Forthcoming, TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2018-037
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 May 2019
Catolica-Lisbon SBE, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
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Debtor Protection, Personal Bankruptcy, Entrepreneurship, Business Dynamism, Firm Dynamics

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Repositioning and Cost-Cutting: The Impact of Competition on Platform Strategies

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Mar 2017
Robert Seamans and Feng Zhu
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Downloads 67 (347,702)
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multi-sided markets, platform strategies, repositioning, cost-cutting, intra-firm learning, digitization

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Government Contracting and the Threat of Re-Election

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 Feb 2015
Robert Seamans
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 36 (454,430)

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contracts, government provision, elections, incentives

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Ai, Labor, Productivity and the Need for Firm-Level Data

NBER Working Paper No. w24239
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2018
Robert Seamans and Manav Raj
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
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State of New York v. Deutsche Telecom AG. Brief of Amici Curiae Nicholas Economides, John Kwoka, Thomas Philippon, Robert Seamans, Hal Singer, Marshall Steinbaum, and Lawrence J. White in Support of Plaintiffs

NET Institute Working Paper No. #20-01
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Jan 2020
New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics, Northeastern University - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Econ One, University of Utah Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Economics
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antitrust, telecommunications, merger, Sprint, T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon, Dish, DOJ

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Economists’ Tunney Act Reply Comments on the DOJ’s Proposed Remedy in the Sprint/T-Mobile Merger Proceeding

NET Institute Working Paper No. 20-02, 2020
Number of pages: 468 Posted: 26 Jan 2020
New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics, Northeastern University - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Econ One, University of Utah Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Economics
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Telecommunications, Merger, Tunney Act, Sprint, T-Mobile, Dish, DOJ, AT&T, Verizon