Publications By Subject

Innovation Economics, Project Selection, Patents

“Project Selection: Commitment and Competition,” Games and Economics Behavior, 2016, Volume 96, Pages 30–48, with Atal Vidya and Sidartha Gordon. 2016. Bar2016_GEB

“Patent Quality and a Two-Tiered Patent System.” Journal of Industrial Economics, 2014, 62(3):  503–540, with Atal Vidya. Bar2014_JINDEC

“Optimal Project Selection Mechanisms.” American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 2014, 6(3): 227-55, with Sidartha Gordon. Bar2014_AEJ_Micro

“Collaboration and Networking in Cooperative Standard Setting.” Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Volume, 2014, 23(1), with Aija Leiponen. Bar2014_JEMS

“A Measure of Technology Distance.”  Economics Letters, 2012, Volume 116, Issue 3, 457–459, with Aija Leiponen. Bar2012_EconomicLetters

“Prior Art: to Search or not to Search.” International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2010, 28(5), 507-521. With Atal Vidya. Bar2010_IJIO

“Defensive Publications in an R&D Race.” Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 2006, 15 (1) 229-254.  Bar2006_JEMS


Grading in Higher Education

“Partisan Grading.” American Economics Journal: Applied Economics, 2012, 4(1) 30-48, with Asaf Zussman. Bar2012_AEJ_Applied

“Putting Grades in Context.”  Journal of Labor Economics, 2012,  Vol 30, no 2, 445 – 478, with Vrinda Kadiyali and Asaf Zussman. Bar2012_JOLE

“Grade Information and Grade Inflation: The Cornell Experiment.”  Journal of Economics Perspectives, 2009, 23(3): 93–108, with Vrinda Kadiyali and Asaf Zussman. Bar2009_JEP


Cigarettes. In The Structure of American Industry. Edited by James Brock. Waveland Press, Inc. 2015, with George Hay.

“Some Theoretical Issues in Sustainable Development: an Exposition.”   Journal of Economic Theory and Social Development, 2012, Vol. 1 issue 2, with Majumdar Mukul. Bar2012_JETSD

“Distribution of Generic Advertising Benefits by Firm Size in an Asymmetric Cournot Oligopoly.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2010, 92:740-754, with Zheng, Yuqing and Harry M. Kaiser. Bar2010_AJAE

“Children, Education, Labor and Land: In the Long Run and Short.” Journal of the European Economic Association, 2009, vol 7 (2-3), 487-497, with Kaushik Basu. Bar2009_JEEA