A Model of Influencer Economy

Siguang Li, Lin William Cong (叢林)   May 22,2023

Working Paper No.00101-00

With the rise of social media and streaming platforms, firms and brand-owners increasingly depend on influencers to attract consumers, who... Read More

Production, Trade, and Cross-Border Data Flows

Qing Chang,Longtian Zhang,Liyong Wang, Lin William Cong (叢林)   Dec 30,2023

Working Paper No.00135-00

We build a tractable general equilibrium model to analyze the effects of cross-border data flows and pre-existing development gaps in... Read More

Antitrust, Regulation, and User Union in the Era of Digital Platforms and Big Data

Simon Mayer , Lin William Cong (叢林)   Nov 28,2022

Working Paper No.00088-00

We model platform competition with endogenous data generation, collection, and sharing, thereby providing a unifying framework to evaluate data-related regulation... Read More