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 (22)

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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
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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 49 (396,555)
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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 1,696 (9,450)
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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
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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: 09 Aug 2019
Technology & Policy Research Initiative, BU School of Law, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and Boston University - School of Law
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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
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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
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Two-sided markets, Network effects, Newspapers

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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
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entry, information economics, price, incumbent response, cable TV

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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 301 (99,853)
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Secondary Markets, Prices, Search Intermediaries, Value Appropriation, Concert Industry

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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 299 (100,977)
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Internet, newspaper, quality, readability

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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
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Entrepreneurship, Nonmarket Strategy, Political Competition, Sharing Economy, Platform-Based Markets, Entry Response

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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 280 (107,981)
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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 266 (114,000)
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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 154 (190,287)
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multi-homing, platform strategies, competition, newspapers, television

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The Variable Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Labor: The Role of Complementary Skills and Technologies

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 May 2019 Last Revised: 08 Jun 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
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artificial intelligence, automation, economic implications, employment, labor, wages

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Market Orchestrators: The Effects of Platform Certification on Complementor Behavior

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 02 Jul 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

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 50 (393,010)
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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 (444,296)

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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 64 (346,419)

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multi-sided markets, platform strategies, repositioning, cost-cutting, intra-firm learning, digitization

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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

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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
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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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