Michael Riordan -- Papers


Privacy Protection, work in progress. (With Bruno Jullien, Yassine Lefouili)

Make and Buy: Outsourcing, Vertical Integration, and Cost Reduction (with Simon Loertscher), November 2016.

Ain't it "Suite"? Bundling in the PC Office Software Market (with Neil Gandal and Sarit Markovich), August 2015.

Security in Partnerships, October 2014.

Product Improvement in a Winner-Take-All Market, September 2013.


Prices, Profits, and Preference Dependence (with Yongmin Chen)

Journal of Industrial Economics, 63, December 2015, pp. 549-568.

Estimating the Impact of Low-Income Universal Service Programs (with Daniel A. Ackerberg, Gregory L. Rosston and Bradley S. Wimmer)

International Journal of Industrial Organization, 37, November 2014, pp. 84-98.

Profitability of Price Bundling, (with Yongmin Chen),

International Economic Review, 54, February 2013.

Competitive Effects of Vertical Integration,,

Handbook of Antitrust Economics, Paolo Buccirossi (ed.), MIT Press, 2008.

Price-Increasing Competition (with Yongmin Chen)

The RAND Journal of Economics, 39, Winter 2008.

Price and Variety in the Spokes Model (with Yongmin Chen)

The Economic Journal, 117, July 2007.

Vertical Integration, Exclusive Dealing, and Ex Post Cartelization (with Yongmin Chen)

The RAND Journal of Economics, 38, Spring 2007.

Product Improvement and Technological Tying in a Winner-Take-All Market (with Richard Gilbert)

The Journal of Industrial Economics, 55, March 2007.

Universal Residential Telephone Service

Handbook of Telecommunications Economics, Cave, Majumdar, and Vogelsang (eds.), Elsevier Science, 2002.

How Do Capital Markets Influence Product Market Competition?

Review of Industrial Organization, 23, 2003, pp, 179-191.

Health Insurance, Moral Hazard, and Managed Care (with Ching-to Albert Ma)

The Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 11, Spring 2002.

Dynamics of Price Regulation (with Gary Biglaiser

The RAND Journal of Economics, 31, Winter 2000.

Predatory Pricing: Response to Critique and Further Elaboration (with Patrick Bolton and Joseph Brodley)

The Georgetown Law Journal, 89, 2000.

Predatory Pricing: Strategic Theory and Legal Policy (with Patrick Bolton and Joseph Brodley)

The Georgetown Law Journal, 88, 2000.

An Economist's Perspective on Universal Residential Telephone Service

The Internet Upheaval: Raising Questions, Seeking Answers in Communications Policy, Ingo Vogelsang and Benjamin M. Compaine (eds.), MIT Press, 2000.


Preferences, Prices, and Performance in Multiproduct Industries (with Yongmin Chen), July 2011.

Notes on Competitive Local Exchange Service

Presented at Conference on Designing Russia's Telecommunications Regulatory Reforms: Theory and International Experience, Moscow, June 27-28, 2003.

Capital Markets Constrain Industry Scale (with Eslyn Jean-Baptiste), September 2003.