Matthijs R. Wildenbeest
Associate Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
Adjunct Associate Professor of Economics, Indiana University
Email: mwildenb@indiana.edu. Phone: +1-812-856-5067. Fax: +1-812-855-3354. Address: 1309 E 10th St. Bloomington, IN 47405. Room: BU-448.
Curriculum Vitae
Google Scholar

5th Workshop on Consumer Search and Switching Costs

 

Papers under Review and Working Papers

Search with learning” (with Babur De los Santos and Ali Hortaçsu), 2013. Revise and resubmit, Journal of Business & Economic Statistics. [Working paper]

Search and prices in the Medigap insurance market” (with Haizhen Lin), 2013. Revise and resubmit, Journal of Business & Economic Statistics. [Working paper]

Prices, product differentiation, and heterogeneous search costs” (with José Luis Moraga-González and Zsolt Sándor), 2014. Submitted. [Working paper]

E-book pricing and vertical restraints” (with Babur De los Santos), 2014. Submitted. [Working paper]

Consumer search and prices in the automobile market” (with José Luis Moraga-González and Zsolt Sándor), 2012. [Working paper]

What's in a name? Measuring prominence, and its impact on organic traffic from search engines” (with Mike Baye and Babur De los Santos), 2014. Submitted. [Working paper]

On the identification of the costs of simultaneous search” (with José Luis Moraga-González and Zsolt Sándor), 2011. [Working paper]

Nonsequential search equilibrium with search cost heterogeneity” (with José Luis Moraga-González and Zsolt Sándor), 2010 [Working paper]


Journal Articles

Search Engine Optimization: What drives organic traffic to retail sites?” (with Mike Baye and Babur De los Santos), accepted for publication in the Journal of Economics & Management Strategy. [Working paper]

Estimation of search frictions in the British electricity market” (with Monica Giulietti and Michael Waterson), forthcoming in the Journal of Industrial Economics. [Working paper]

Semi-nonparametric estimation of consumer search costs” (with José Luis Moraga-González and Zsolt Sándor), Journal of Applied Econometrics 28, 1205-23, 2013. [Article] [Working paper] [Supplemental appendix]

Testing models of consumer search using data on web browsing and purchasing behavior” (with Babur De los Santos and Ali Hortaçsu), American Economic Review 102, 2955-80, 2012. [Article] [Working paper]

An empirical model of search with vertically differentiated products”, RAND Journal of Economics 42, 729-57, 2011. [Article] [Working paper]

Maximum likelihood estimation of search costs” (with José Luis Moraga-González), European Economic Review 52, 820-48, 2008. [Article] [Working paper] [Matlab code]

Truly costly sequential search and oligopolistic pricing” (with Maarten Janssen and José Luis Moraga-González), International Journal of Industrial Organization 23, 451-66, 2005. [Article] [Working paper]


Other Publications

Searching for physical and digital media: the evolution of platforms for finding books” (with Mike Baye and Babur De los Santos), forthcoming in Shane Greenstein, Avi Goldfarb, and Catherine Tucker (editors), NBER Book Economics of Digitization, University of Chicago Press. [Working paper]

The evolution of product search” (with Mike Baye and Babur De los Santos), The Journal of Law, Economics & Policy 9, 201-21, 2013. [Article]

Comparison sites” (with José Luis Moraga-González), in Martin Peitz and Joel Waldfogel (editors), Handbook of the Digital Economy, Oxford University Press, 224-53, 2012. [Book] [Working paper]

Consumer search and pricing behavior in Internet markets” (with Maarten Janssen and José Luis Moraga-González), in Eric Brousseau and Nicolas Curien (editors), Internet and Digital Economics, Cambridge University Press, 460-83, 2007. [Book] [Working paper]


Work in Progress

“Search costs and employment status” (with Greg Kaplan and Guido Menzio), 2012.

 

Last updated: November 14, 2014