Prof. Jose L. Moraga-Gonzalez, Ph.D.
Welcome to my homepage! I am Professor of Microeconomics at the
VU University Amsterdam (4 days/week) and Professor of Industrial Organization
I am also affiliated as research fellow with the Tinbergen
Institute, CEPR, CESifo, SOM and the Private-Public Sector Research Center
(PPSRC) of the
Below you find a list of recent research papers with links to updated versions, as well as list of recent research activities I have organized.
“Anti-Dumping, Intra-industry Trade and Quality Reversals” (with Jean-Marie Viaene), International Economic Review, forthcoming. (Paper)
“Semi-Nonparametric Estimation of Consumer Search Costs” (with Zsolt Sandor and Matthijs Wildenbeest), Journal of Applied Econometrics 28, 1205-1223, 2013. (Paper)
“Comparison Sites,” (with M. Wildenbeest), Handbook of the Digital Economy, 2012. (Paper)
”Platform Intermediation in a Market for Differentiated Products" (with A. Galeotti), European Economic Review, 2009. (Paper)
“Hybrid R&D” (with S.Goyal & A. Konovalov), Journal of the European Economic Association, 2008. (Paper)
“Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Search Costs” (with M. Wildenbeest), European Economic Review, 2008. (Paper)
“Advertising, Segmentation and Prices” (with A. Galeotti), International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2008. (Paper)
“Prices, Product Differentiation and Heterogeneous Search Costs” (with Zsolt Sandor and Matthijs Wildenbeest) (Paper)
“Advertising, Consumer Search and Product Differentiation” (with Marco Haan and Vaiva Petrikaite) (Slides)
“Consumer Search and Prices in the Automobile Market” (with Zsolt Sandor and Matthijs Wildenbeest) (Paper)
“Transportation Pricing and Market Power in the Natural Gas Industry” (with R. van Eijkel and M. Haan).
“Do Firms Sell Forward for Strategic
Reasons? An Application to the Market for Natural Gas” (with R. van
Institute Discussion Paper # TI 2010-058/1, The
“Heterogeneous Price Information and the Effect of
Identification of the Costs of Simultaneous Search,” (with Zsolt Sandor
and Matthijs Wildenbeest), Tinbergen Institute DP# 2010-066/1, The
“Structural Estimation of Search Intensity: Do Non-employed Workers Search Enough?” (joint with P. Gautier and R. Wolthoff), Tinbergen Institute DP# 2007-071/3, The Netherlands, 2007. (Paper)
“Strategic Wage Setting and
Coordination Frictions with Multiple Applications” (with Pieter
Institute DP# 2004-063/1, The
“2nd Workshop on Search and Switching
Costs,” May 23-24, 2011,
“3rd Conference on the Economics of
Advertising and Marketing,” June 11, 12, 2010,
To see earlier publications, follow this link.