Economics Faculty Directory

Charles Murry

Wieler Family Associate Professor




Charles Murry and Henry Schneider, "The Economics of Retail Markets for New and Used Cars,'' Handbook on the Economics of Retail and Distribution E. Basker (ed.), Edward Elgar Publishers, 2016.

Charles Murry, "The effect of retail competition on relationship-specific investments: evidence from new car advertising'', International Journal of Industrial Organization,Volume 59, 2018, Pages 253-281.

"Consumer search and automobile dealer co-location'' with Y. Zhou (Stony Brook) forthcoming at Management Science, 

"Intermediaries and Product Quality in Used Car Markets'' with G. Biglaiser, Fei Li and Y. Zhou, accepted at RAND Journal of Economics

Working Papers

Working Paper 991. Charles Murry (Boston College) and Peter Newberry (Penn State University).  "Franchise Contract Regulations and Local Market Structure." (rev. 03/2021; PDF)

"Advertising in Vertical Relationships: An Equilibrium Model of the Automobile Industry'' [revision requested at AEJ: Microeconomics] 

"Market Structure and Competition in Airline Markets,'' with F. Ciliberto and E. Tamer [revision requested at Journal of Political Economy] 

"Price Discrimination in International Airline Markets,'' with G. Aryal F. and J. Williams 

"Contract Regulations and Ownership Structure in Franchising,'' with Peter Newberry 

"Inventory Management and Price Dispersion'' with Fei Li, Can Tian, and Yiyi Zhou