On Oct. 3, Christiaan Hogendorn, associate professor of economics, presented a paper titled “Unequal Growth in Local Wages: Rail versus Internet Infrastructure” for the City College of New York’s Economics Department. David Schwartz ’17 co-authored the paper.
And on Oct. 12, Hogendorn presented a paper titled “The Long Tail of Online News Visits” at the 17th Media Economics Workshop in Braga, Portugal. The paper was co-authored by Hengyi Zhu ’15 and Lisa George of Hunter College. He also served as a discussant for a panel on Network-Mediated Knowledge Spillovers in ICT/Information Security.
Christiaan Hogendorn, associate professor of economics, has been named a co-editor of Information Economics and Policy, an international academic journal focused on mass media and communications technology industries. He assumes his duties as one of the quarterly journal’s three co-editors in January.
Hogendorn’s current research focuses on the economics of the Internet, including the infrastructure and regulation needed to keep it innovative.
IEP is published by Elsevier of Amsterdam. The journal publishes peer-reviewed, policy-oriented research about the production, distribution and use of information.
Separately, Hogendorn, who joined the Wesleyan faculty in 2001, expects to publish a chapter in a book forthcoming from Edward Elgar Publishing. “Spillovers and Network Neutrality” will appear in “Regulation and the Performance of Communication and Information Networks,” edited by Gerry Faulhaber, Gary Madden and Jeffrey Petchey.
Chris Hogendorn, associate professor of economics, co-chaired a session and presented his paper “Platform Contracting and Exclusivity” at the International Industrial Organization Conference at Northeastern University on April 4.