Research

Working Papers

Rezvani, E. and C. Rojas. 2021Firm Responsiveness to Consumers’ Reviews: The Effect on Online Reputation”. R&R at JEMS.

A. Espin and C. Rojas. 2021. "The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Use of Remote Meeting Technologies." R&R at Economics Bulletin.

C. Rojas and E. Cengiz. 2020. “Sodium intake in the U.S.: Evidence from scanner data.” Under review. Online Appendix.

E. Cengiz, C. Rojas and E. Wang. 2019. “The Evolution of Diet Quality in the U.S.: Evidence from Scanner Data”

C. Rojas. 2019. “Cyclical Tacit Collusion in the Hotel Industry.”

Published Papers

C. Rojas and E. Wang. 2021. “The Effects of Excise Soda Taxes on Consumption: Evidence from Washington State and the City of Berkeley.” Economic Inquiry, 59: 95-118.

E. Rezvani and C. Rojas. 2020. “Spatial price competition in the Manhattan Hotel Market: The Role of Location, Quality, and Online Reputation,” Managerial and Decision Economics, 41:49-63.

C. Rojas and A. Briceño. 2019. “The Effects of Piracy on Competition: Evidence from Subscription TV,” International Journal of Industrial Organization, 63: 18-43.

H. Wei and C. Rojas. 2018. “Spillover Mechanisms in the WIC Infant Formula Program,” Journal of Agricultural and Food Industrial Organization, December, p. 1-14.

C. Rojas. 2017. “How Much is an Incoming Message Worth? Estimating the Call Externality,” Information Economics and Policy, 38, 23-37.

E. Wang, C. Rojas and F. Colantuoni. 2017. “Heterogeneous behavior, obesity and storability in soft drink consumption: A dynamic demand model,” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 99(1), 18-33.

C. Bauner, N. Lavoie and C. Rojas. 2017. “Effects of Technological Change on Vertical Product Differentiation in the Presence of Buyer and Seller Market Power,” European Review of Agricultural Economics, 44(1), 67-97.

C. Rojas. 2015. “The Welfare Effects of Banning Off-net/On-net Price Differentials in the Mobile Sector,” Telecommunications Policy, 39, 590-607.

E. Wang, C. Rojas and C. Bauner. 2015 “Evolution of Nutritional Quality in the U.S.: Evidence from the Ready-to-Eat Cereal Industry,” Economics Letters, 133, 105-8.

F. Colantuoni and C. Rojas. 2015. “The Impact of Soda Sales Taxes on Consumption: Evidence from Scanner Data,” Contemporary Economic Policy, 33, 714-30.

D. Huang and C. Rojas. 2014. “Eliminating the Outside Good Bias in Logit Models of Demand with Aggregate Data”, Review of Marketing Science, 12, 1-36.

D. Huang and C. Rojas. 2013. “The Outside Good Bias in Logit Models of Demand with Aggregate Data.” Economics Bulletin, 33, 1.

L. Baraldi and C. Rojas. 2012. “Cost Pass-Through with Network Externalities.” International Journal of Business & Economics, 10, 3, 177-99.

C. Rojas, N. Lavoie and S. Wang. 2012. “Buyer Market Power and Vertically Differentiated Retailers.” Journal of Agricultural and Food Industrial Organization, 10 (1). DOI: 10.1515/1542-0485.1338

Eckel, P. Grossman, K. Johnson, A. de Oliveira, C. Rojas and R. Wilson. 2012 “On the Development of Risk Preferences: Experimental Evidence.” Journal of Risk & Uncertainty, 45, 265-92.

C. Rojas. 2012. “The Effect of Mandated Exclusive Territories in the US Brewing Industry.” B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 12 (1). DOI: 10.1515/1935-1682.3088

C. Rojas. 2012. The Role of Information and Monitoring on Collusion. RAND Journal of Economics, 43, 78-109.

C. Rojas and T. Shi. 2011. “Tax Incidence when Quality Matters: Evidence from the Beer Market,” Journal of Agricultural and Food Industrial Organization, 9, 1-33. DOI: 10.2202/1542-0485.1353

C. Eckel, P. Grossman, K. Johnson, A. de Oliveira, C. Rojas and R. Wilson. 2011. “Social Norms of Sharing in High School: Teen Student Giving in the Dictator Game.” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 80, 603-12.

C. Rojas, 2010. “Market Power and the Lerner Index: A Classroom Experiment.” Journal of Industrial Organization Education. 5(1), 1-19.

C. Dave, C. Eckel, C. Johnson and C. Rojas, 2010. “Eliciting Risk Preferences: When is Simple Better?” Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 41, 219-43.

C. Rojas. 2008. “Price Competition in U.S. Brewing.” Journal of Industrial Economics, 56, 1-31 [lead article]

C. Rojas and E. Peterson. 2008. “Demand for Differentiated Products: Price and Advertising Evidence from the U.S. beer Market.” International Journal of Industrial Organization, 26, 288-307.

D. Huang, C. Rojas and F. Bass. 2008. “What Happens when Demand is Estimated with a Misspecified Model?” Journal of Industrial Economics, 56, 809-39.

C. Rojas, A. Andino and W. Purcell. 2008 “Retailers’ Response to Wholesale Price Changes: New Evidence from Scanner-Based Quantity-Weighted Beef Prices.”Agribusiness: An International Journal, 24, 1-15 [lead article]

A. Basuchoudhary, C. Metcalf, K. Pommerenke, D. Reiley, C. Rojas, M. Rostek and J. Stodder. 2008. “Price Discrimination and Resale: A Classroom Experiment.” Journal of Economic Education, 40, 229-44.

C. Eckel, K. Johnson, C. Montmarquette and C. Rojas. 2007. “Debt Aversion and the Demand for Loans for Post-Secondary Education.” Public Finance Review, 35, 233-62.

S. Ball, C. Eckel and C. Rojas. 2006. “Technology Improves Learning in Large Principles of Economics Classes: Using our WITS.” American Economic Review (Papers and Proceedings), 96, 442-6.

Computer Code Available for Download

Matlab Program to Run the Epps-Singleton Two-Sample Test of Equality of Distributions.

Description of Matlab files and how to run the test (Word File)

Matlab m-file that reproduces Epps-Singleton (1986) results (numerical_example.m)

Matlab m-file that runs the Epps-Singleton (1986) test, calculates p-value, and critical values (es.m)