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Ambarish Chandra

Ambarish Chandra

Associate Professor of Economic Analysis and Policy, Department of Management, University of Toronto Scarborough

Degrees:

PhD, Northwestern University
MA, Northwestern University

Bio

Ambarish Chandra conducts research in Empirical Industrial Organization. He studies competition and public policy in a number of industries, with particular emphasis on the airline, automobile and newspaper industries. His recent research has focused on how travel and trade across the U.S.-Canada border responds to exchange rate changes. 

Academic Positions

  • 2018-

    Associate Professor, Rotman School of Management and Department of Management UTSC

  • 2011-present

    Assistant Professor, Rotman School of Management and Department of Management UTSC

  • 2006-2011

    Assistant Professor, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia

Selected Publications - Papers

  • Revisiting the Relationship between Competition and Price Discrimination

    Chandra, Ambarish and Mara Lederman

    American Economic Journal: Microeconomics

    2018

  • How Does Advertising Depend on Competition? Evidence from U.S. Brewing

    Chandra, Ambarish and Matthew Weinberg

    Management Science

    Issue:Forthcoming

  • Who Loses When Prices Are Negotiated? An Analysis of the New Car Market

    Chandra, Ambarish, Sumeet Gulati and James Sallee

    Journal of Industrial Economics

    2017

  • Newspapers and Magazines

    Chandra, Ambarish and Ulrich Kaiser

    in The Handbook of Media Economics, Simon Anderson, David Stromberg and Joel Waldfogel eds., Elsevier

    2016

  • Targeted Advertising in Magazine Markets and the Advent of the Internet

    Chandra, Ambarish and Ulrich Kaiser

    Management Science

    2014

  • The Economics of Cross-Border Travel

    Chandra, Ambarish, Keith Head and Mariano Tappata

    Review of Economics and Statistics

    2014

  • Consumer Search and Dynamic Price Dispersion

    Chandra, A., Tappata, M.

    Rand Journal of Economics

    2011

  • Green Drivers or Free Riders? An Analysis of Tax Rebates for Hybrid Vehicles

    Chandra A., Gulati, S., Kandlikar, M.

    Journal of Environmental Economics & Management

    2010

  • Mergers in Two-Sided Markets: An Application to the Canadian Newspaper Industry

    Chandra, A., Collard-Wexler, A.

    Journal of Economics & Management Strategy

    2009

  • Targeted Advertising: The Role of Subscriber Characteristics in Media Markets

    Journal of Industrial Economics

    2009

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