I am an Assistant Professor at UCLA Anderson School of Management. My research is in empirical industrial organization and quantitative marketing. You can find my CV here.
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“Winning Big: Scale and Success in Retail Entrepreneurship” (with Renato Giroldo) [Marketing Science, 2021, Vol. 41(2), p.271-293] Video: FTC Microeconomics Conference (at 1 hour mark)
“Leveraging Loyalty Programs Using Competitor Based Targeting” (with Wayne Taylor) [Quantitative Marketing and Economics, 2021, Vol. 19, p. 417-455]
“Taxation and Market Power in the Legal Marijuana Industry” (with Kosuke Uetake) [RAND Journal of Economics, 2021, Vol. 52(3), p.559-595]
“Horizontal Mergers and Innovation in Concentrated Industries” Quantitative Marketing and Economics, 2020, Vol. 18, p. 1-37
“Advertising Strategy in the Presence of Reviews: an Empirical Analysis” (with Sridhar Moorthy and Davide Proserpio) Marketing Science, 2019, Vol. 38(5), p. 793-811
“Online Reputation Mechanisms and the Decreasing Value of Chain Affiliation” Journal of Marketing Research, 2018, Vol. 55(5), p. 636-654 (web appendix)
“The Economic Advantages of Chain Organization” RAND Journal of Economics, 2017, Vol. 48(4), p. 1103-1135
“The Impact of Dollar Store Expansion on Local Market Structure and Food Access” (with El Hadi Caoui and Matthew Osborne)
“Detecting Fake Review Buyers Using Network Structure: Direct Evidence from Amazon” (with Sherry He, Gijs Overgoor, Davide Proserpio, and Ali Tosyali)
“The Role of Strategic Retail Assortment Differentiation in Brand Proliferation” (with Sylvia Hristakeva and Kosuke Uetake)
“Revealed Preference Heterogeneity Through Online Ratings” (with Yufeng Huang)
“How Fake Customer Reviews Do – And Don’t – Work” (with Sherry He and Davide Proserpio), Harvard Business Review, 2020
“How to Make Your Loyalty Program Pay Off” (with Wayne Taylor), Harvard Business Review, 2021
“Exploiting Social Media for Fake Reviews: Evidence from Facebook and Amazon” (with Sherry He and Davide Proserpio), ACM SIGecom Exchanges, 2021, Vol.19(2), p.68-74