Taka Adachi

Last update: November 10, 2019

Associate Professor, School of Economics, Nagoya University, Japan

Ph.D. (Economics), University of Pennsylvania, USA, May 2009

E-mail: adachi.t@soec.nagoya-u.ac.jp

Curriculum Vitae (Last update: November 10, 2019)

Research Interests:

Industrial Organization; Competition Policy; Applied Microeconomics; Empirical Microeconomics

Working Papers:

1. Multi-Dimensional Pass-Through and Welfare Measures under Imperfect Competition (coauthored with Michal Fabinger; current draft: October 2019)

[Presentation Slides] (January 17, 2018) [Poster] (January 15, 2018)

2. Output and Welfare Implications of Oligopolistic Third-Degree Price Discrimination (coauthored with Michal Fabinger; current draft: October 2019)

[Presentation Slides] (October 10, 2019) [Executive Summary] (March 17 2019)

3. Do Premium Payment Methods Increase Effective Retail Prices? (coauthored with Mark Tremblay; current draft: September 2019)

[Presentation Slides] (September 10, 2019)

4. Bargaining in Two-Sided Markets (coauthored with Mark Tremblay; current draft: July 2019)

[Presentation Slides] (October 1, 2019]

5. Vertical Integration and Common Agency: An Empirical Analysis of the U.S. Carbonated Soft Drink Industry (current draft: August 2017)

6. On the Possibility of an Unsuccessful Merger: Antitrust Implications from Stock Market and Retail Scanner Data (current draft: August 2017)

Peer-Reviewed Articles:

1. Hong and Li Meet Weyl and Fabinger: Modeling Vertical Structure by the Conduct Parameter Approach, Economics Letters, Vol.18X (YY 2020), pp.zz-ww.

2. Gender Differences in Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneurship: An Empirical Analysis (coauthored with Takanori Hisada), Small Business Economics, Vol.48, No.3 (March 2017), pp. 447-486.

[Presentation Slides] [Online Appendix, Stata Do file, and the Consent form for use of the dataset (updated on September 28, 2017) ]

3. Endogenous Product Boundary (coauthored with Takeshi Ebina and Makoto Hanazono), The Manchester School, Vol.85, No.1 (January 2017), pp. 13-40.

4. Log-Linear Demand Systems with Differentiated Products Are Inconsistent with the Representative Consumer Approach (coauthored with Takeshi Ebina), Economics Bulletin, Vol.36, No,1 (February 2016), pp. 260-267.

5. Cost Pass-Through and Inverse Demand Curvature in Vertical Relationships with Upstream and Downstream Competition (coauthored with Takeshi Ebina), Economics Letters, Vol.124, No.3 (September 2014), pp.465-468.


6. Estimating Noncooperative and Cooperative Models of Bargaining: An Empirical Comparison (coauthored with Masanori Mitsutsune), Empirical Economics, Vol.47, No.2 (September 2014), pp.669-693.

[Data and Matlab Codes: Noncooperative; Nash; Shapley-Shubik (Party Majority; Parliament Majority)] [Robustness 1: Noncooperative; Nash; Shapley-Shubik] [Robustness 2: Noncooperative; Nash; Shapley-Shubik]

7. Political Accountability, Electoral Control, and Media Bias (coauthored with Yoichi Hizen), Japanese Economic Review, Vol.65, No.3 (September 2014), pp.316-343.

8. The Welfare Effects of Third-Degree Price Discrimination in a Differentiated Oligopoly (coauthored with Noriaki Matsushima), Economic Inquiry, Vol.52, No.3 (July 2014), pp.1231-1244.

[Supplementary Material]

9. Complementing Cournot’s Analysis of Complements: Unidirectional Complementarity and Mergers (coauthored with Takeshi Ebina), Journal of Economics, Vol.111, No.3 (April 2014), pp.239-261. [JSTOR Link]

[Typo: h(1-c_A )<1+(h-(1+c_A)/2)/2 before Proposition 2 should be read: h<1+ (h-(1+c_A)/2)/2]

10. Double Marginalization and Cost Pass-Through: Weyl-Fabinger and Cowan Meet Spengler and Bresnahan-Reiss (coauthored with Takeshi Ebina), Economics Letters, Vol.122, No.2 (February 2014), pp.170-175.

11. Third-Degree Price Discrimination, Consumption Externalities, and Market Opening (coauthored with Tomohisa Okada), Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, Vol.13, No.2 (June 2013), pp.209-219.

12. An Economic Analysis of Add-on Discounts (coauthored with Takeshi Ebina), Managerial and Decision Economics, Vol.33, No.2 (March 2012), pp. 99-107. [JSTOR Link]

13. Endogenous Participation Costs and Equilibrium Abstention in Voting with Complete Information: A Three-Player Case, Economics Bulletin, Vol.30, No.4 (November 2010), pp.3026-3032.

14. Ownership Structure as a Continuous Variable: A Note on Joint Ownership in the Grossman-Hart-Moore Theory of the Firm, Economics Bulletin, Vol.30, No.3 (August 2010), pp.2112-2118.

15. Ministerial Weights and Government Formation: Estimation Using a Bargaining Model (coauthored with Yasutora Watanabe), Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol.24, No.1 (Spring 2008), pp.95-119. [JSTOR Link]

[Data and Matlab Codes: read_this_first.txt, mlel.m, likl.m, bsl.m, data.txt] [Supplementary Material] [Corrigendum and Corrected Data] [Featured by an article at Kellogg Insight]

16. Third-Degree Price Discrimination, Consumption Externalities, and Social Welfare, Economica, Vol.72, No.1 (February 2005), pp.171-178. [JSTOR Link]

[Supplementary Material]

17. Reply to Paolo Bertoletti, "A Note on Third-Degree Price Discrimination and Output", Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol.52, No 3 (September 2004), p.457. [JSTOR Link]

18. Costly Participation in Voting and Equilibrium Abstention: A Uniqueness Result, Economics Bulletin, Vol.4, No.2 (January 2004), pp.1-5.

19. A Note on "Third-Degree Price Discrimination with Interdependent Demands", Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol.50, No.2 (June 2002), p.235. [JSTOR Link]

20. Severe versus Lenient Internal Promotion: An Analysis of the Optimal Promotion Mechanism in Organizations, Japanese Economic Review, Vol.53, No.2 (June 2002), pp.226-241.

Other Research Writings:

1. Price Discrimination, an entry in the International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2nd Edition, Edited by William A. Darity, Jr., 2007, Macmillan Reference USA, pp.392-393.


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