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Philip G. Gayle
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Kansas State University

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Department of Economics

Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS 66506-4001 

Office: 322 Waters Hall
Telephone: (785) 532-4581 
Fax: (785) 532-6919 
E-mail: gaylep@ksu.edu

Last updated: 11/09/2018

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Doctoral Dissertation Abstract


  • Publications:


(26) “Firms’ Markup, Cost, and Price Changes when Policymakers Permit Collusion: Does Antitrust Immunity Matter?” (with Xin Xie), forthcoming in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization.


(25) “Mergers and Product Quality: Evidence from the Airline Industry,” (with Yongmin Chen), forthcoming in International Journal of Industrial Organization.


(24) “Entry Deterrence and Strategic Alliances,” (with Xin Xie), Economic Inquiry, Volume 56, Issue 3, July 2018, Pages 1898-1924.


(23) “How much do Consumers really Value Air travel On-time Performance, and to what extent are Airlines Motivated to Improve their On-time Performance?” (with Jules Yimga), Economics of Transportation, Volume 14, June 2018, Pages 31-41.


(22) “Entry, Donor Market Size, and Competitive Conduct among Nonprofit Firms” (with Teresa D. Harrison and Jeremy Thornton), International Journal of Industrial Organization, Volume 50, Pages 294–318, January 2017.


(21) “Assessing Firm Behavior in Carve-out Markets: Evidence on the Impact of Carve-out Policy” (with Tyson Thomas) Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Volume 128, Pages 178–194, August 2016.


(20) “Product Quality Effects of International Airline Alliances, Antitrust Immunity, and Domestic Mergers” (with Tyson Thomas), Review of Network Economics, Volume 14, Issue 1,  Pages 45–74, December 2015.


(19) “On the Extent to which the Presence of Intermediate-stop(s) Air Travel Products Influences the Pricing of Nonstop Air Travel Products,” (with Chi-Yin Wu), Review of Network Economics, Volume 13, Issue 3, Pages 355–395, June 2015.


(18) “Choosing between Order-of-Entry Assumptions in Empirical Entry Models:  Evidence from Competition between Burger King and McDonald’s Restaurant Outlets,” (with Zijun Luo), Journal of Industrial Economics. Volume 63, Issue 1, pages 129–151, March 2015.


(17) “Airline Strategic Alliances in Overlapping Markets:  Should Policymakers be Concerned?” (with Dave Brown),  Economics of Transportation, Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2014, Pages 243–256.


(16) “A Re-examination of Incumbents’ Response to the Threat of Entry:  Evidence from the Airline Industry,” (with Chi-Yin Wu), Economics of Transportation, 2 (2014), pp. 119–130.


(15) “State Variation in Railroad Wheat Rates,” (with Michael W. Babcock and Matthew McKamey), Journal of the Transportation Research Forum, Vol. 53, No. 3, Fall 2014.


(14) “Specifying and Estimating A Regional Agricultural Railroad Demand Model,” (with Michael W. Babcock), Journal of the Transportation Research Forum, Vol. 53, No. 1, Spring 2014.


(13) “On the Efficiency of Codeshare Contracts Between Airlines: Is Double Marginalization Eliminated?” American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, Vol. 5, Issue 4, pp. 244-273, November 2013.


(12) “State Variation in the Determinants of Motor Vehicle Fatalities,” (with Michael W. Babcock),  Journal of the Transportation Research Forum, Vol. 48, No. 3, Fall 2009.


(11) Exports vs. FDI: Do Firms use FDI as a Mechanism to Smooth Demand Volatility? (with Yang-Ming Chang), Review of World Economics, Vol. 145, No. 3,  pp. 447-467, October 2009.


(10) Has the Byrd Amendment affected U.S. Imports? (with Thitima Puttitanun), The World Economy, Vol. 32, Issue 4, April 2009.


(9) “An Empirical Analysis of the Competitive Effects of the Delta/Continental/Northwest Codeshare Alliance,” Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 51, pp. 743-766, November 2008.


(8) “Airline Code-share Alliances and their Competitive Effects,” Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 50, pp. 781-819, November 2007.


(7) “Vertical Contracting Between Airlines: An Equilibrium Analysis of Codeshare Alliances,” (with Yongmin Chen), International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol. 25, pp. 1046-1060, 2007.


(6) “Is Virtual Codesharing A Market Segmenting Mechanism Employed by Airlines?” Economics Letters, Vol. 95, No. 1, pp. 17-24, April 2007.


(5)   Are Input Prices Irrelevant for Make-or-Buy Decisions?” (with Dennis Weisman), Journal of Regulatory Economics, Vol. 32, pp. 195-207, 2007.


(4)   Efficiency Trade-Offs in the Design of Competition Policy for the Telecommunications Industry” (with Dennis Weisman), Review of Network Economics, Vol. 6, Issue 3, September 2007.


(3) “Competition & Investment in Telecommunications,” (with Inung Jung, and Dale Lehman), Applied Economics, Vol. 40, Issue 3, pp. 303-313, February 2008.


(2) “The Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset Act: An Economic Analysis,” (with Yang-Ming Chang), Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 73, No. 2, October 2006.


(1) “Estimating the Demand and Supply of Treasury Bills in Barbados: a co-integration approach,” (with Roland Craigwell), Money Affairs, Centre for Latin American Monetary Studies, Vol. X, No.1, January-June, 1997.


  • Working Papers:




(2)  Measuring Merger Cost Effects:  Evidence from a Dynamic Structural Econometric Model,” (with Huubinh Le) Manuscript, Kansas State University, 2014.  This paper won the Robert F. Lanzillotti Prize for Best Paper in Antitrust Economics at the 11th annual International Industrial Organization Conference (IIOC), held in Boston, Massachusetts, May 17-19, 2013.


(3) “Airline Alliances and their Effects on Costs,” (with Huubinh Le) Manuscript, Kansas State University, 2014.



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