Konstantinos Serfes

Education

BA Economics - Athens University of Economics and Business Greece 1990
MA Economics - Athens University of Economics and Business Greece 1992
MS Mathematics - University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana 1996
Ph.D. Economics - University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana 1998

Selected Works

Articles

Duchene, Anne, Sen, Debapriya, and Serfes, Konstantinos, Patent Licensing and Entry Deterrence: The Role of Low Royalties. Economica (Forthcoming)

Dai, Mian, Liu, Qihong, and Serfes, Konstantinos, Is the Effect of Competition on Price Dispersion Non-Monotonic? Evidence from the U.S. Airline Industry. Review of Economics and Statistics 96 (Mar 2014): 161-170.

Kotsogiannis, Christos, and Serfes, Konstantinos, The comparison of ad-valorem and specific taxation under uncertainty. Journal of Public Economy Theory 16 (Feb 2014): 48-68.

Liu, Qihong, and Serfes, Konstantinos, Price discrimination in two-sided markets. Journal of Economics and Management Strategy 22 (Winter 2013): 768-786.

Serfes, Konstantinos, and Zacharias, Eleftherios, Location Decisions of Competing Networks. Journal of Economics and Management Strategy 21 (Winter 2012): 989-1005.

Duchene, Anne, and Serfes, Konstantinos, Patent Settlements as a Barrier to Entry. Journal of Economics and Management Strategy 21 (Summer 2012): 399-429.

Chen, Min, and Serfes, Konstantinos, Minimum Quality Standard Regulation under Imperfect Quality Observability. Journal of Regulatory Economics 41 (Apr 2012): 269-291.

Kotsogiannis, Christos, and Serfes, Konstantinos, Public goods and tax competition in a two-sided market. Journal of Public Economy Theory 2 (Mar 2010): 281-321.

Rennhoff, Adam, and Serfes, Konstantinos, The role of upstream-downstream competition on bundling decisions: Should regulators force firms to unbundle?. Journal of Economics and Management Strategy 18 (Summer 2009): 547-588.

Rennhoff, Adam, and Serfes, Konstantinos, Retailer price distributions and promotional activities. Economics Letters 103 (Mar 2009): 91-95.

Serfes, Konstantinos, Endogenous matching in a market with heterogeneous principals and agents.. International Journal of Game Theory 36 (Feb 2008): 587-619.

Bernhardt, Dan, Liu, Qihong, and Serfes, Konstantinos, Product customization. European Economic Review 51 (Jan 2007): 1396-1422.

Liu, Qihong, and Serfes, Konstantinos, Market Segmentation and collusive behavior. International Journal of Industrial Organization 25 (Jan 2007): 355-378.

Kim, Hyunho, and Serfes, Konstantinos, A location model with preference for variety. Journal of Industrial Economics LIV (Jan 2005): 569-595.

Liu, Qihong, and Serfes, Konstantinos, Customer information sharing among rival firms. European Economic Review 50 (Jan 2005): 1571-1600.

Liu, Qihong, and Serfes, Konstantinos, Imperfect price discrimination, market structure and effciency. Canadian Journal of Economics 38 (Jan 2004): 1191-1203.

Serfes, Konstantinos, Risk sharing vs. incentives: Contract design under two-sided heterogeneity.. Economics Letters 88 (Jan 2004): 343-349.

Liu, Qihong, and Serfes, Konstantinos, Imperfect price discrimination in a vertical differentiation model. International Journal of Industrial Organization 23 (Jan 2004): 341-354.

Liu, Qihong, and Serfes, Konstantinos, Quality of information and oligopolistic price discrimination. Journal of Economics and Management Strategy 13 (Jan 2004): 671-702.

Deltas, George, and Serfes, Konstantinos, Semicollusion vs. full collusion: The role of demand uncertainty and product substitutability. Journal of Economics 2 (Jan 2002): 111-139.

Roy, Jaideep, and Serfes, Konstantinos, When vagueness induces indirect competition: Strategic incompleteness of contracts. Economic Theory 20 (Winter 2002): 603-621.

Roy, Jaydeep, and Serfes, Konstantinos, Intertemporal discounting and tenurial contracts. Journal of Development Economics 64 (Jan 2001): 417-436.

Deltas, George, Serfes, Konstantinos, and Sicotte, Richard, American shipping cartels in the pre-world war I era. Research in Economic History 19 (Jan 1998): 1-38.

Books

Serfes, Konstantinos, and Yannelis, Nicholas C., Collusion and distribution of profits under differential information. (1998):

Grants

Price discrimination in two-sided markets (NET Institute) $6,000 Jun 2007.

Location Decisions of Competing Platforms (NET Institute) $3,000 Jun 2009.

Professional Experience

Academic-Stony Brook University Visiting Assistant Professor Stony Brook NY Jul 1998 - May 2004
Academic-Economics Department, Drexel University Assistant Professor Sep 2004 - Aug 2008
Academic-Drexel University Graduate Director for the Economics Department Sep 2008 -
Academic-Center of Research Excellence, LeBow College of Business Distinguished Fellow Oct 2008 - Oct 2011
Academic-Payment Cards Center—Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Visiting Scholar Jan 2011 -

Awards

2013 Betsy Cohen Research Scholar (LeBow College of Business)
2008-2011 Distinguished Research Fellow (LeBow College of Business)
2005 Excellence in Research Award (LeBow College of Business)
1998 Robert Willis Harbeson memorial dissertation fellowship (University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana)
1996 Hans Brems award for the best original paper (University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana)

Areas of Expertise

  • Game Theory
  • Industrial Organization
  • Microeconomics