Justin P. Johnson
Area Coordinator of Economics
Associate Professor of Economics
379 Sage Hall
Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
Ithaca, NY 14853-6201
Professor Johnson's research focuses primarily on applied theoretical microeconomic issues related to strategy and industrial organization. Recent topics of research include: open source software, new car leasing with adverse selection and moral hazard, the strategic revision of product lines in response to intensified competition, strategic defensive publishing as an intellectual property management tool, constructing a general framework for analyzing changing demand dispersion (as generated by advertising or product design decisions), and the use of entry-level products to control consumer learning.
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
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- Johnson, Justin P.; Schneider, Henry Seth; Waldman, Michael. "The Role and Growth of New-Car Leasing: Theory and Evidence" Journal of Law and Economics 57.3 (2014)
- Johnson, Justin P.. "Targeted Advertising and Advertising Avoidance" Rand Journal of Economics 44.1 (2013): 128-144.
- Johnson, Justin P.. "Who Posts the Reputational Bond? Advertising and Cobranding in Vertical Relationships" Journal of Industrial Economics 61.1 (2013): 28 - 61.
- Johnson, Justin P.. "Secondary Markets with Changing Preferences" Rand Journal of Economics 42.3 (2011): 555-574.
- Johnson, Justin P.; Waldman, Michael. "Leasing, Lemons, and Moral Hazard" Journal of Law and Economics 53.2 (2010): 307-328.
- Johnson, Justin P.. "Collaboration, peer review and open source software" Information Economics and Policy 18.4 (2006): 477-497.
- Johnson, Justin P.; Myatt, David P.. "Multiproduct Cournot Oligopoly" 37.3 (2006): 583-601.
- Johnson, Justin P.; Myatt, David P.. "On the Simple Economics of Advertising, Marketing, and Product Design" American Economic Review 96.3 (2006): 756-784.
- Johnson, Justin P.. "Entry-Level Products with Consumer Learning" Contributions to Economic Analysis & Policy 4.1 (2005): 1434.
- Johnson, Justin P.. "Firm Entry with an Imperfect Labor Market" Topics in Macroeconomics 5.1 (2005): 1146.
- Johnson, Justin P.; Waldman, Michael. "The Limits of Indirect Appropriability in Markets for Copiable Goods" Review of Economic Research on Copyright Issues 2.1 (2005): 19-37.
- Johnson, Justin P.; Waldman, Michael. "Leasing, lemons, and buybacks" 34.2 (2003): 247-265.
- Johnson, Justin P.; Myatt, David P.. "Multiproduct quality competition: Fighting brands and product line pruning" American Economic Review 93.3 (2003): 748-774.
- Johnson, Justin P.. "Open Source Software: Private Provision of a Public Good" Journal of Economics & Management Strategy 11.4 (2002): 637-662.