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Pricing and Pack Size: Brand, Quantity, and Cost Considerations in Purchasing Multipacks of Toothpaste
The US market for toothpaste, like many other goods, is shifting towards selling in bulk. Multipacks of toothpaste require quantity discounts to incentivize consumers, making buying in bulk a great deal for the savings-minded ...
Essays on the Industrial Organization of Health Care
This dissertation explores the industrial organization of two U.S. health care markets, outpatient dialysis and long term acute care hospitals, and examines how health care provision responds to market structure, ownership ...
An Empirical Analysis of Airline Network Structure: The Effect of Hub Concentration on Airline Operating Costs
The Airline Deregulation Act of 1978 provided the impetus for domestic U.S. airlines to establish hub-and-spoke networks to improve profitability and stem financial losses. This study seeks to determine if a significant ...
Essays in Applied Microeconomics With Policy Implications
My dissertation focuses on employing microeconomic techniques to study markets and questions that are important and complex, and also have potential policy implications. Two of my chapters analyze the health industry with ...