Research

If you have trouble accessing any published or unpublished work, please contact me for a copy.

Working papers:

Platform Pricing at Sports Card Conventions, with Ginger Jin, September 2013. (Mathematica Code for Appendix)

Explaining Adoption and Use of Payment Instruments by U.S. Consumers, with Sergei Koulayev, Scott Schuh, Joanna Stavins, October 2013, submitted

Economics of Payment Cards, with Julian Wright, October 2013, submitted

Payment Choice with Consumer Panel Data, with Michael Cohen, March 2013, submitted.

Estimating Network Effects in a Dynamic Environment, with Gautam Gowrisankaran and Minsoo Park, March 2014

Working projects:

Discrete Adjustment Costs, Investment Dynamics, and Productivity Growth: Evidence from Chilean Manufacturing Plants, with Olga Fuentes and Simon Gilchrist

A Structural Model of Network Formation: World Air Services Agreements, with Phil McCalman

Publications:

Gowrisankaran, G. and Rysman, M. (2012) Dynamics of Consumer Demand for New Durable Goods. Journal of Political Economy, 120, 1173-1219.

Rysman, M and Simcoe, T. (2011) A NAASTy Alternative to RAND PricingTelecommunication Policy, 35, 1010-1017

Crowe, M., Rysman, M. and Stavins, J. (2010). Mobile Payments in the United States at Retail Point of Sale: Current Market and Future ProspectsReview of Network Economics 9, Article 2.

Mehta, A, Rysman, M. and Simcoe, T. (2010). Identifying the Age Profile of Patent CitationsJournal of Applied Econometrics25, 1179–1204.

De Stefano, M. & Rysman, M. (2010). Competition Policy as Strategic Trade with Differentiated ProductsReview of International Economics, 18, 758-771.

Rysman, M. (2009). The Economics of Two-Sided Markets. Journal of Economic Perspectives, 23, 125-144. [via ProQuest] [via Informs] [via Ingenta] [via JSTOR]

Rysman, M. & Simcoe, T. (2008). Patents and the Performance of Voluntary Standard Setting Organizations. Management Science, 54, 1920-1934. [via ProQuest] [via Informs] [via JSTOR]

Greenstein, S. & Rysman, M. (2007). Coordination Costs and Standard Setting: Lessons from 56K Modems. In S. Greenstein & V. Stango (Eds.), Standards and Public Policy. Cambridge University Press. 123-159.  Also: CSIO Working Paper #56, Northwestern University. December, 2004 (This paper is a case study of the 56K modem case at the ITU, which relies heavily on telephone interviews of participants.)

Rysman, M., (2007). An Empirical Analysis of Payment Card Usage. Journal of Industrial Economics 55, 1-36. [via Blackwell] [via JSTOR]

Augereau, A., Greenstein, S. & Rysman, M. (2006). Coordination versus Differentiation in a Standards War:  The Adoption of 56K Modems. RAND Journal of Economics 37, 887-909.. [via ABI/Inform] [via Wilson Web] [via JSTOR]

Ackerberg, D., & Rysman, M. (2005). Unobserved Product Differentiation in Discrete Choice Models: Estimating Price Elasticities and Welfare Effects. RAND Journal of Economics 36, 771-788. [via ABI/Inform] [via WilsonWeb] [via JSTOR] (web supplement)     

Busse, M., & Rysman, M. (2005). Competition and Price Discrimination in Yellow Pages Advertising. RAND Journal of Economics, 36, 378-390. [via ABI/Inform] [via WilsonWeb] [via JSTOR]

Rysman, M. & Greenstein, S. (2005). Testing for Agglomeration and Dispersion. Economics Letters,  86, 405-411. [via ScienceDirect]

Rysman, M. (2004). Competition Between Networks: A Study of the Market for Yellow Pages. Review of Economic Studies71, 483-512.[via Blackwell] [via ABI/Inform] [via JSTOR]

Rysman, M. (2001). How Many Franchises in a Market? International Journal of Industrial Organization, 19, 519-542. [via ScienceDirect]

Older projects:

Rysman, M. (2003). Adoption Delay in a Standards War.   (A theoretical paper analyzing the hypothesis put forth in Augereau, Greenstein and Rysman)

Competition Policy as Strategic Trade,  July 2001.     (Algebra for Lemma 6)  This paper has a few citations so I leave it here, but it is largely superseded by the paper with De Stefano available above.