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DANIEL ERSHOV

CURRICULUM VITAE

EMPLOYMENT

Assistant Professor (Junior Chair)

2017 - 

Toulouse School of Economics, Toulouse, France


EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Economics

2012-2017

University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Committee: Victor Aguirregabiria (chair), Avi Goldfarb, Heski Bar-Isaac


M.Sc. in Economics  

2008-2009

London School of Economics, London, England


B.Soc.Sc. in Economics (summa cum laude)  

2004-2008

University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada


RESEARCH INTERESTS

Primary: Empirical Industrial Organization (firm competition, market regulation, online markets)

Secondary: Applied Microeconomics, Applied Econometrics


WORKING PAPERS ​

“The Effects of Consumer Search Costs on Entry and Quality in the Mobile App Market” (2018)


“Mergers in a Model with Complementarity” (2018)

with Scott Orr and Jean-William P. Laliberte


“Estimating the Effects of Deregulation in the Ontario Wine Retail Market” (2016)

with Victor Aguirregabiria and Junichi Suzuki


PUBLICATIONS

“Market Incentives for Business Innovation: Results from Canada” (with Charles Berube and Marc Duhamel), Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, Vol. 12(1), pp.47-65, 2012. 


WORK IN PROGRESS

“The (Adverse) Incentive Effects of Competing with Superstars in the Mobile App Market"


"Do Consumers Prefer Local? Evidence from Ontario's Wine Industry"

with Jessica Burley and Michael Gilraine


"Valuing Reputation: Evidence from Online Scams"

with Scott Orr and Marc-Antoine Schmidt

 

SCHOLARSHIPS, AWARDS, INVITED WORKSHOPS

Summer Institute for Field Experiments, University of Chicago

2017 

NBER Digitization PhD Workshop, Stanford University

2015-2017

Ontario Graduate Scholarship, University of Toronto

2015-2017

CRESSE Fellowship in Competition Policy 

2015

Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarship, SSHRC

2012-2015

Highest degree GPA in Economics, University of Ottawa 

2008

Undergraduate Merit Scholarship, University of Ottawa                      

2004-2008


EXPERIENCE

Instructor, University of Toronto (Toronto, ON)

2016

Empirical Industrial Organization (ECO310)


Teaching Assistant, University of Toronto (Toronto, ON)

2012-2017


Undergraduate Courses:

Empirical and Theoretical IO, Advanced Econometrics, Intermediate Microeconomics


MBA Courses:

Model Based Decision Making (RSM1110), Economics of Innovation (RSM2131),

Integrating Models & Data (RSM1111)


Research Assistant, University of Toronto (Toronto, ON)

2013-2014

Mitchell Hoffman (Rotman School of Management)

Avi Goldfarb (Rotman School of Management) 


Economist, Industry Canada (Ottawa, ON)

2009-2012


SEMINARS AND CONFERENCES

2018

CEMFI (scheduled), BECCLE Competition Policy Conference (scheduled)


2017

Toulouse, Sciences Po, Tilburg, Ryerson, Bank of Canada, IIOC, 8th Annual Consumer Search and Switching Costs Workshop, 8th Annual Searle Internet Commerce Conference, University of Toronto, CRESSE, EARIE, Jornadas de Economia Industrial, Trento, Mannheim


2016

Canadian Economics Association, Trans-Atlantic Doctoral Conference, KU Leuven, University of Toronto, Jornadas de Economia Industrial, EARIE


2015

Canadian Economics Association, University of Toronto


REFEREEING

Econometrica, International Journal of Industrial Organization, European Economic Review, Economic Issues 


SKILLS

Statistical Software:

STATA, MATLAB, EViews


Programming:

Python, Visual Basic


Other:

QGIS, LaTeX


Languages:

English, Russian (fluent), Hebrew (fluent),

French (intermediate), Spanish (v. basic)


Cooking:

Curry, marinara, borscht