Research

Michael's academic research program has a practical focus on marketing management and business policy.  The research brings together new data streams, develops new statistical methods, and exploits cutting-edge computation to build big data algorithms and software that drive management decisions.

Publications

"Nonparametric Instrumental Variable Estimation in Practice"  

With Philip Shaw & Tao Chen, Journal of Econometric Methods, Forthcoming

"A Study of Vertical Integration and Vertical Divestiture: The Case of Store Brand Milk Sourcing in Boston"

Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 22 (1), 2013

"Assessing the Impact of Retailer Store Brand Presence on Manufacturer Brands in an Equilibrium Framework"  

With Ronald W. Cotterill,  The Journal of Industrial Economics, 53 (3), 2011

"A Structured Covariance Probit Demand Model"

PhD Dissertation - Awarded the 2010 Applebaum Award for best dissertation in Food Marketing in 2009