Ryan Lampe

Associate Professor, California State University, East Bay

Fields: Economics of Innovation, Applied Microeconomics, Economic History

Curriculum Vitae

Working Papers

Social Learning or Network Externalities? (with Joseph Kuehn)

Mean Reversion in Investment Decisions: The Case of Hollywood (with Romans Pancs), revise and resubmit Journal of Industrial Economics

Self-Regulation vs State Regulation: Evidence from Cinema Age Restrictions (with Shaun McRae), revise and resubmit International Journal of Industrial Organization

Word-of-mouth, Quality, and Advertising: Evidence from Movie Sales


Does Organizational Form Drive Competition? Evidence from Coffee Retailing (with Brian Adams, Joshua Gans, and Richard Hayes), Economic Record, 2018, v. 94, Issue 305, pp. 155-167.

Patent Pools, Competition, and Innovation - Evidence from 20 Industries in the 1930s (with Petra Moser), The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, 2016, v. 32, pp. 1-36. Data: do-file and main data.

The Adoption of New Technologies: Understanding Hollywood's (Slow and Uneven) Conversion to Color, 1940-70 (with Ricard Gil), The Journal of Economic History, 2014, v. 74, No. 4, pp. 987-1014. Data: main data and do file.

Patent Pools and Innovation in Substitute Technologies - Evidence from the 19th-Century Sewing Machine Industry (with Petra Moser), The RAND Journal of Economics, 2013, v. 44, No. 4, pp. 757-778. Data: do-file and main data.

Patent Pools: Licensing Strategies in the Absence of Regulation (with Petra Moser), Advances in Strategic Management, 2012, v. 29, pp. 69-86.

Strategic Citation, The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2012, v. 94, No. 1, pp. 320-333. Data: do-file and main data.

Do Patent Pools Encourage Innovation? Evidence from the Nineteenth-Century Sewing Machine Industry (with Petra Moser), The Journal of Economic History, 2010, v. 70, No. 4, pp. 898-920. Data: do-file, main data, and stitches per minute data.

Renewal Fees and Self-Funding Patent Offices (with Joshua Gans and Stephen P. King), Topics in Theoretical Economics, 2004, v. 4, No. 1, Article 6.

Network Externalities, Price Discrimination and Profitable Piracy (with Stephen P. King), Information Economics and Policy, September 2003, v. 15, pp. 271-90.