Mian Dai

Mian Dai
Drexel University | DU · Department of Economics and International Business

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Publications (6)
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Trade-diversion effects of free trade agreements (FTAs) have not been thoroughly examined empirically. Using a novel empirical approach, we confirm that FTAs divert trade away from non-member countries and even more so from internal trade (domestic sales) in member countries.
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We investigate the relationship between competition and firm specialization in the venture capital (VC) market. Staged financing motivates VC firms to fund entrepreneurs in various states of maturity: startup/seed, early, growth, and so forth, and leads to stage specialization. Contrary to the conventional wisdom that competition always promotes sp...
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We empirically quantify the welfare implications of bank entry in the United States between 2000 and 2008. We use a fully structural framework that combines a differentiated demand model with an endogenous product model to investigate the market outcomes. We find no evidence for under- or over-entry. Compared with the socially efficient outcome, th...
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We investigate the effect of competition on price dispersion in the airline industry. Using panel data from 1993 to 2008, we find a non-monotonic effect of competition on price dispersion. An increase in competition is associated with greater price dispersion in concentrated markets but is associated with less price dispersion in competitive market...
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Using a dataset of dialysis facilities operating in more than 1,000 U.S. counties in 2007, I examine the product choice of two types of firms: multiproduct dialysis facilities and single product dialysis facilities. I simulate the effect of a Medicare policy proposal in 2008 which reduces the regulated price of a common product that is produced by...
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Using a dataset of dialysis facilities operating in more than 1,000 U.S. counties in 2007, we examine the competition between two types of firms: multiproduct dialysis facilities and single product dialysis facilities. We simulate the effect of a Medicare policy proposal in 2008 which reduces the regulated price for a common product that is produce...