Jennifer (Jen) Brown

BSc (Manitoba), MSc (Guelph), PhD (California Berkeley),
Associate Professor, Strategy and Business Economics Division

Contact Information

Office Henry Angus 269
Tel 604 822-8355
Personal Web Page

Research Interests
  • Personnel economics
  • Industrial organization
  • Economics of digitization

Courses Taught in 2017-2018

  •  Not teaching this academic year (on leave)

Selected Recent Publications

  • Brown, Jennifer. and David Matsa. 2016. “Boarding a Sinking Ship? An Investigation of Job Applications to Distressed Firms” Journal of Finance, 71(2) 507-549
  • Brown, Jennifer and Dylan B. Minor. 2014. “Selecting the Best? Spillover and Shadows in Elimination Tournaments.” Management Science, 60(12): 3087-3102
  • Brown, Jennifer. 2011. “Quitters Never Win: The (Adverse) Incentive Effects of Competing with Superstars.” Journal of Political Economy, 119(5): 982-1013.
  • Brown, Jennifer, Tanjim Hossain, and John Morgan. 2012. "Shrouded Attributes and Information Suppression: Evidence from the Field", Quarterly Journal of Economics, 125(2); 859-876
  • Brown, Jennifer and John Morgan 2009. “How much is a Dollar Worth? Tipping versus Equilibrium Coexistence on Competing Online Auction Sites.”   Journal of Political Economy, 117(4): 668-700.

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