DANIEL ERSHOV

CURRICULUM VITAE

EMPLOYMENT

Assistant Professor (Junior Chair), 2017 -

Toulouse School of Economics, Toulouse, France


EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Economics, 2012-2017

University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Committee: Victor Aguirregabiria (chair), Avi Goldfarb, Heski Bar-Isaac


M.Sc. in Economics, 2008-2009

London School of Economics, London, England


B.Soc.Sc. in Economics (summa cum laude), 2004-2008

University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada


RESEARCH INTERESTS

Primary: Empirical Industrial Organization (firm competition, market regulation, online markets)

Secondary: Applied Microeconomics, Applied Econometrics


WORKING PAPERS ​

“The Effects of Consumer Search Costs on Entry and Quality in the Mobile App Market” (2018)


“Mergers in a Model with Complementarity” (2018)

with Scott Orr and Jean-William P. Laliberté


“Competing with Superstars in the Mobile App Market" (2018)

NET Institute Working Paper 18-02


“Estimating the Effects of Deregulation in the Ontario Wine Retail Market” (2016)

with Victor Aguirregabiria and Junichi Suzuki


PUBLICATIONS

“Market Incentives for Business Innovation: Results from Canada” (with Charles Bérubé and Marc Duhamel), Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, Vol. 12(1), pp.47-65, 2012.


WORK IN PROGRESS

"Do Consumers Prefer Local? Evidence from Ontario's Wine Industry"

with Jessica Burley and Michael Gilraine


"Zeros in Market Shares for Differentiated Products: An Indirect Inference Approach"

with Mathieu Marcoux and Scott Orr


"Valuing Reputation: Evidence from Online Scams"

with Scott Orr and Marc-Antoine Schmidt

SCHOLARSHIPS, AWARDS, INVITED WORKSHOPS

NET Institute Summer Grant, NYU, 2018

Hartle Award, University of Toronto, 2018

Summer Institute for Field Experiments, University of Chicago, 2017

NBER Digitization PhD Workshop, Stanford University, 2015-2017

Ontario Graduate Scholarship, University of Toronto, 2015-2017

CRESSE Fellowship in Competition Policy, 2015

Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarship, SSHRC, 2012-2015

Highest degree GPA in Economics, University of Ottawa, 2008

Undergraduate Merit Scholarship, University of Ottawa, 2004-2008


EXPERIENCE

Instructor, Toulouse School of Economics (Toulouse, France), 2018-2019

Topics in Applied Industrial Organization (M2 Course)

Economics of the Internet (M2 Course)


Instructor, University of Toronto (Toronto, ON), 2016

Empirical Industrial Organization (Undergraduate)


Teaching Assistant, University of Toronto (Toronto, ON), 2012-2017

Undergraduate and MBA courses


Research Assistant, University of Toronto (Toronto, ON), 2013-2014

Mitchell Hoffman (Rotman School of Management)

Avi Goldfarb (Rotman School of Management)


Economist, Government of Canada (Ottawa, ON), 2009-2012


SEMINARS AND CONFERENCES

2018

CEMFI, TSE Digital Workshop, CSIO-IDEI Workshop, Canadian Economics Association, Université de Montréal, BECCLE Competition Policy Conference, TSE Food Economics Workshop, Barcelona GSE Summer Forum Digital Economics Workshop, UCL School of Management, CREST/ECODEC Workshop, Telecom ParisTech, NET Institute Conference (scheduled)


2017

TSE, Sciences Po, Tilburg, Ryerson, Bank of Canada, IIOC, 8th Annual Consumer Search and Switching Costs Workshop, 8th Annual Searle Internet Commerce Conference, University of Toronto, CRESSE, EARIE, Jornadas de Economia Industrial, Trento, Mannheim


2016

Canadian Economics Association, Trans-Atlantic Doctoral Conference, KU Leuven, University of Toronto, Jornadas de Economia Industrial, EARIE


2015

Canadian Economics Association, University of Toronto


REFEREEING

Econometrica, International Journal of Industrial Organization, European Economic Review, Economic Issues


PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Co-organizer of TSE Digital Workshop, 2018/19

Co-organizer of 2019 TSE Digital Economics Conference


SKILLS

Statistical Software:

STATA, MATLAB, EViews


Programming:

Python, Visual Basic


Other:

QGIS, LaTeX


Languages:

English, Russian (fluent), Hebrew (fluent),

French (intermediate), Spanish (v. basic)


Cooking:

Curry, marinara, borscht