Gautam Gowrisankaran

Columbia University

3022 Broadway

New York, NY 10027

United States

HEC Montreal

3000, Chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine

Montreal, Quebec H2X 2L3

Canada

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

London

United Kingdom

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (33)

1.
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Citation 79

Dynamics of Consumer Demand for New Durable Goods

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Jul 2007
Gautam Gowrisankaran and Marc Rysman
Columbia University and Boston University - Department of Economics
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dynamic demand, discete choice, camcorders, consumer electronics

Dynamics of Consumer Demand for New Durable Goods

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2021
Gautam Gowrisankaran and Marc Rysman
Columbia University and Boston University - Department of Economics
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Does Competition Kill? Hospital Quality and Competition

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Apr 2000
Gautam Gowrisankaran and Robert J. Town
Columbia University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 364 (105,178)
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Network Externalities and Technology Adoption: Lessons from Electronic Payments

FRB of San Francisco Working Paper No. 2002-16
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 May 2005
Gautam Gowrisankaran and Joanna Stavins
Columbia University and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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Electronic funds transfers

Network Externalities and Technology Adoption: Lessons from Electronic Payments

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 May 2002 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2021
Gautam Gowrisankaran and Joanna Stavins
Columbia University and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 35 (568,252)
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Measuring Network Effects in a Dynamic Environment

NET Institute Working Paper No. 10-03
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 31 Jul 2010
Gautam Gowrisankaran, Marc Rysman and Minsoo Park
Columbia University, Boston University - Department of Economics and Sungkyunkwan University - Department of Economics
Downloads 189 (203,614)
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Empirics, Network Effects, DVD players

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Inferring Hospital Quality from Patient Discharge Records Using a Bayesian Selection Model

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 09 Apr 2000
John Geweke, Gautam Gowrisankaran and Robert J. Town
University of Technology Sydney - Economics Discipline Group, Columbia University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 185 (207,494)
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Quantifying Equilibrium Network Externalities in the Ach Banking Industry

NET Institute Working Paper No. 03-6
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Nov 2004
Daniel A. Ackerberg and Gautam Gowrisankaran
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and Columbia University
Downloads 129 (279,947)
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Quantifying Equilibrium Network Externalities in the Ach Banking Industry

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2021
Daniel A. Ackerberg and Gautam Gowrisankaran
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and Columbia University
Downloads 28 (611,437)
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The Welfare Consequences of ATM Surcharges: Evidence from a Structural Entry Model

NET Institute Working Paper No. 04-16
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Nov 2004
Gautam Gowrisankaran and John Krainer
Columbia University and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Downloads 104 (327,088)
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The Welfare Consequences of ATM Surcharges: Evidence from a Structural Entry Model

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2010
Gautam Gowrisankaran and John Krainer
Columbia University and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Brief of Amici Curiae Economics Professors in Federal Trade Commission v. Phoebe Putney Health System (U.S. Supreme Court)

Health Management, Policy and Innovation, Vol. 1 (2012)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Oct 2012
Northwestern University, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Bates White, LLC, Carnegie Mellon University, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Stanford Graduate School of BusinessStanford University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania - Health Care Management, Stanford University - Knight Management Center, Columbia University, Smith College, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Princeton University - Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus, DePaul University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Health Care Policy, Northwestern University - Department of Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Health Care Systems Department, University of Chicago, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics, Cornell University, Harvard University - Business School (HBS) and University of Illinois at Chicago
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Bayesian Inference for Hospital Quality in a Selection Model

FRB of San Francisco Working Paper No. 2002-18
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 03 May 2005
John Geweke, Gautam Gowrisankaran and Robert J. Town
University of Technology Sydney - Economics Discipline Group, Columbia University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Medical care

Bayesian Inference for Hospital Quality in a Selection Model

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 29 Sep 2001 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2021
John Geweke, Gautam Gowrisankaran and Robert J. Town
University of Technology Sydney - Economics Discipline Group, Columbia University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 44 (521,121)
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Learning and the Value of Information: The Case of Health Plan Report Cards

FRB of San Francisco Working Paper No. 2002-17
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 May 2005
Michael Chernew, Gautam Gowrisankaran and Dennis P. Scanlon
Harvard University - Department of Health Care Policy, Columbia University and Pennsylvania State University - Department of Health Policy and Administration
Downloads 89 (359,008)
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Medical care

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Mergers When Prices are Negotiated: Evidence from the Hospital Industry

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2021
Gautam Gowrisankaran, Aviv Nevo and Robert J. Town
Columbia University, Northwestern University - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 55 (465,071)
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Learning and the Value of Information: Evidence from Health Plan Report Cards

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2021
Michael Chernew, Gautam Gowrisankaran and Dennis P. Scanlon
Harvard University - Department of Health Care Policy, Columbia University and Pennsylvania State University - Department of Health Policy and Administration
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Intermittency and the Value of Renewable Energy

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 31 May 2011 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2021
Gautam Gowrisankaran, Stanley S. Reynolds and Mario Samano
Columbia University, University of Arizona - Department of Economics and HEC Montreal
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Competition, Payer, and Hospital Quality

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Sep 2002 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2021
Gautam Gowrisankaran and Robert J. Town
Columbia University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Do Mergers Lead to Monopoly in the Long Run? Results from the Dominant Firm Model

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Sep 2002 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2010
Gautam Gowrisankaran and Thomas J. Holmes
Columbia University and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics
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Do Mergers Lead to Monopoly in the Long Run? Results from the Dominant Firm Model

Posted: 14 Aug 2008
Gautam Gowrisankaran and Thomas J. Holmes
Columbia University and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics

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Merger, Dominant Firm, Dynamics

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Why Do Incumbent Senators Win? Evidence from a Dynamic Selection Model

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 16 May 2021
Gautam Gowrisankaran, Matthew F. Mitchell and Andrea Moro
Columbia University, Rotman School of Management and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
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Managed Care, Drug Benefits and Mortality: An Analysis of the Elderly

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2021
Gautam Gowrisankaran and Robert J. Town
Columbia University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Payer Type and the Returns to Bypass Surgery: Evidence from Hospital Entry Behavior

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Dec 2001 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2021
Michael Chernew, Gautam Gowrisankaran and A. Mark Fendrick
Harvard University - Department of Health Care Policy, Columbia University and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Internal Medicine
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Quality and Employers&Apos; Choice of Health Plan

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Jul 2003 Last Revised: 30 May 2021
Harvard University - Department of Health Care Policy, Columbia University, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Health Management and Policy and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Health Management and Policy
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“Nash-in-Nash” Bargaining: A Microfoundation for Applied Work

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 03 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2021
Allan Collard-Wexler, Gautam Gowrisankaran and Robin S. Lee
Duke University, Columbia University and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Does Information Feedback from In-Home Devices Reduce Electricity Use? Evidence from a Field Experiment

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 05 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2021
Shahzeen Attari, Gautam Gowrisankaran, Troy Simpson and Sabine M. Marx
Indiana University Bloomington - School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Columbia University, Columbia University and Columbia University - Technological Change Lab
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Countervailing Market Power and Hospital Competition

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2021
Eric Barrette, Gautam Gowrisankaran and Robert J. Town
Medtronic, Columbia University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Salience, Myopia, and Complex Dynamic Incentives: Evidence from Medicare Part D

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 20 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2021
Christina Dalton, Gautam Gowrisankaran and Robert J. Town
Wake Forest University, Columbia University and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Productivity, Safety, and Regulation in Underground Coal Mining: Evidence from Disasters and Fatalities

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 May 2015 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2021
Gautam Gowrisankaran, Charles He, Eric Lutz and Jefferey Burgess
Columbia University, University of Arizona - Department of Economics, University of Arizona - Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and University of Arizona - Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
Downloads 12 (709,120)
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Escalation of Scrutiny: The Gains from Dynamic Enforcement of Environmental Regulations

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 16 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2021
Wesley Blundell, Gautam Gowrisankaran and Ashley Langer
California State University, East Bay, Columbia University and University of Arizona
Downloads 10 (724,845)
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Can Amputation Save the Hospital? The Impact of the Medicare Rural Flexibility Program on Demand and Welfare

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2021
Columbia University, Cornell University, University of Mannheim and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 8 (740,723)
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Reclassification Risk in the Small Group Health Insurance Market

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 04 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 23 May 2021
Sebastián Fleitas, Gautam Gowrisankaran and Anthony T. Lo Sasso
Universidad de la Republica - Instituto de Economía, Columbia University and DePaul University - Department of Economics
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Physician Practice Style and Healthcare Costs: Evidence from Emergency Departments

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2021
Gautam Gowrisankaran, Keith A. Joiner and Pierre-Thomas Léger
Columbia University, University of Arizona - College of Medicine and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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How Do Hospitals Respond to Payment Incentives?

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 18 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2021
Gautam Gowrisankaran, Keith A. Joiner and Jianjing Lin
Columbia University, University of Arizona - College of Medicine and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
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Does Health it Adoption Lead to Better Information or Worse Incentives?

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2021
Gautam Gowrisankaran, Keith A. Joiner and Jianjing Lin
Columbia University, University of Arizona - College of Medicine and Tulane University
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Soaking Up the Sun: Battery Investment, Renewable Energy, and Market Equilibrium

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 09 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
R. Andrew Butters, Jackson Dorsey and Gautam Gowrisankaran
Indiana University, Indiana University, Kelley School of Business, Department of Business Economics & Public Policy, and Columbia University
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Reclassification Risk in the Small Group Health Insurance Market

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 11 Feb 2020
Sebastian Fleitas, Gautam Gowrisankaran and Anthony Lo Sasso
KU Leuven, Columbia University and DePaul University
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Adverse Selection, experience rating, guaranteed renewability, inertia, Pass through

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A Dynamic Model of Endogenous Horizonal Mergers

Posted: 12 Nov 1998
Gautam Gowrisankaran
Columbia University

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