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Faculty Profile

Paul B. Ellickson
Professor of Economics and Marketing
Phone: 585.273.1491
Office: 3-202C Carol Simon Hall

Bio

Professor Ellickson's research focuses on quantitative marketing and empirical industrial organization. He teaches courses on data analysis and competitive strategy.

Teaching Interests

Economics: Empirical Industrial Organization (Grad), Econometrics (Undergrad) Business: Economic Theory of Organizations (full time and executive MBA programs), Data Analysis/Forecasting (MBA)

Research Interests

Professor Ellickson’s research interests lie at the intersection between quantitative marketing and industrial organization, with a focus on using structural modeling to understand the forces that drive strategic interaction and optimal decision making. He is particularly interested in modeling the importance of dynamic and spatial competition in retail trade.Ellickson’s research has been published in various academic journals including the RAND Journal of Economics, Marketing Science, the Journal of Marketing Research, Quantiative Marketing and Economics, and the International Journal of Industrial Organization.

Professional History

Professor of Economics and Marketing
University of Rochester, Simon Business School
2014 -
Associate Professor of Economics and Marketing
University of Rochester, Simon School of Business
2012 - 2014
Assistant Professor Department of Economics
Duke University, Durham NC
September 2002 - August 2009
Assistant Professor
University of Rochester Simon School of Business, Rochester NY
July 1999 - June 2002

Education

Massachusetts Institute of Technology - 2000
Ph D
Economics
University of California - Berkeley - 1993
BA
Mathematics and Economics

Publications

2016
Estimation of Dynamic Discrete Choice Models in Continuous-Time
Contribution Type: Journal Article, Professional Journal
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: Review of Economic Studies
2016
The Evolution of the Supermarket Industry: From A&P to Wal-Mart
Contribution Type: Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: Handbook on the Economics of Retail and Distribution
2015
Adolescence and the Path to Maturity in Global Retail
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: Journal of Economic Perspectives
Volume: 29
Issue: 4
2015
Market Structure and Performance
Contribution Type: Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, Second Edition/Elsevier
Issue: 2
2014
Multiplicity of Equilibria and Information Structures in Empirical Games: Challenges and Prospects
Contribution Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: Marketing Letters
Volume: 25
Issue: 3-4
2013
Pharmaceutical Followers
Contribution Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: International Journal of Industrial Organization
Volume: 31
Issue: 5
2013
Estimating Network Economies in Retail Chains: A Revealed Preference Approach
Contribution Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: Rand Journal of Economics
Volume: 44
Issue: 2
2013
Wal-Mart and the Geography of Grocery Retailing
Contribution Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: Journal of Urban Economics
Volume: 75
2013
Supermarkets as a Natural Oligopoly
Contribution Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: Economic Inquiry
Volume: 51
Issue: 2
2012
Repositioning Dynamics and Pricing Strategy
Contribution Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: Journal of Marketing Research
Volume: 49
Issue: 6
2012
Enriching Interactions: Incorporating Outcome Data into Static Discrete Games
Contribution Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: Quantitative Marketing and Economics
Volume: 10
Issue: 1
2011
Estimating Discrete Games
Contribution Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: Marketing Science
Volume: 30
Issue: 6
2011
Practical Methods for Estimation of Dynamic Discrete Choice Models
Contribution Type: Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: Annual Review of Economics
Volume: 3
2010
Dynamic Asset Pricing in a System of Local Housing Markets
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings
Volume: 100
Issue: 2
2008
Discrete Choice Models of Firms' Strategic Decisions
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: Marketing Letters
Volume: 19
Issue: 3-4
2008
Supermarket Pricing Strategies
Contribution Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: Marketing Science
Volume: 27
Issue: 5
2007
Does Sutton Apply to Supermarkets?
Contribution Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: Rand Journal of Economics
Volume: 38
Issue: 1
2006
Quality Competition in Retaling: A Structural Analysis
Contribution Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: International Journal of Industrial Organization
Volume: 24
Issue: 3
2001
Patient Welfare and Patient Compliance: An Empirical Framework for Measuring the Benefits from Pharmaceutical Innovation
Contribution Type: Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: Medical Care Output and Productivity

Current Research Programs

Learning About Local Demand to Set Prices: A Natural Experiment in the Deregulated Washington Liquor Market
Product Line Considerations in New Product Development
Subjective Attributes and Objective Firms
The Dynamics of Retail Oligopoly
The Impact of Limited Assortment Grocery Retailers
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