Ambarish Chandra

Curriculum Vitae


Research Interests:
  • Industrial Organization
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Advertising Markets
  • Airline Markets

Published and Accepted Papers: 
  • Chandra, Ambarish, Sumeet Gulati and James Sallee, "Who Loses When Prices Are Negotiated? An Analysis of the New Car Market", Journal of Industrial Economics, Forthcoming. PDF and Online Appendix.
  • Chandra, Ambarish and Ulrich Kaiser, "Newspapers and Magazines", in The Handbook of Media Economics, Simon Anderson, David Stromberg and Joel Waldfogel eds., Elsevier, November 2015. PDF
  • Chandra, Ambarish, Keith Head and Mariano Tappata, "The Economics of Cross-Border Travel," Review of Economics and Statistics, 96(4), 648-661, October 2014. PDF and Online Appendix. Note: this paper was formerly titled "Consumer Arbitrage Across a Porous Border."
  • Chandra, Ambarish and Ulrich Kaiser, "Targeted Advertising in Magazine Markets and the Advent of the Internet," Management Science60(7), 1829-1843, July 2014. PDF
  • Chandra, Ambarish and Mariano Tappata, (2011) "Consumer Search and Dynamic Price Dispersion: An Application to Gasoline Markets," Rand Journal of Economics, 42(4), 681-704. PDF
  • Chandra, Ambarish, Sumeet Gulati and Milind Kandlikar, (2010), "Green Drivers or Free Riders? An Analysis of Tax Rebates for Hybrid Vehicles," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 60(2), 78-93. PDF
  • Chandra, Ambarish and Allan Collard-Wexler, (2009), "Mergers in Two-Sided Markets: An Application to the Canadian Newspaper Industry," Journal of Economics & Management Strategy 18(4), 1045-1070. PDF
  • Chandra, Ambarish (2009), "Targeted Advertising: The Role of Subscriber Characteristics in Media Markets," Journal of Industrial Economics 57(1), 58-84. PDF
Working Papers: 
  • "How Does Advertising Depend on Competition? Evidence from U.S. Brewing" (with Matthew Weinberg), October 2016. PDF (revise-and-resubmit).
  • "Revisiting the Relationship between Competition and Price Discrimination in the Airline Industry" (with Mara Lederman), August 2016. PDF (submitted)
  • "The Effect of Porter Airlines' Expansion" (with Mara Lederman), March 2014. PDF

Work in Progress:
  • "The Airline Industry in Canada", with Mara Lederman. Funded by SSHRC Insight Grant, 2013-2016.
  • "Airport Competition at the US-Canada border", with Mara Lederman.
  • "How Wide is the Border? A New Perspective on Travel".
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