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Research Papers

Labor Market Equilibration: Evidence from Uber

J. Hall, J. Horton, D. Knoepfle
Using a city-week panel of US ride-sharing markets created by Uber, we estimate the effects of sudden fare changes on market outcomes, focusing on the supply-side. [...] [PDF]
2019

Surge Pricing Solves the Wild Goose Chase

J. C. Castillo, D. Knoepfle, E. G. Weyl
Ride-hailing apps usually match more efficiently than taxis, but they can enter a failure mode anticipated by Arnott (1996) that we call wild goose chases. High demand depletes the platform of idle drivers, so cars must be sent to pick up distant customers. Time wasted on pick-ups decreases drivers’ earnings, leading to exit and exacerbating the problem. [...] [PDF]
ACM Conference on Economics and Computation (ACM EC), 2018

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