Conflicts of Interest and the Realtor Commission Puzzle
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We thank Steven Berry and Peter Reiss for suggestions in the early stage of this project. We also thank Matthew Backus, Joe Gyourko, Todd Sinai, Nancy Wallace, participants at the Wharton Applied Economics Workshop and NBER Summer Institute for helpful comments. We are grateful for the excellent research assistance of Ying Chen, Xuequan Peng, and Jeremy Kirk and to Paul Amos for assistance with GIS. Barwick gratefully acknowledges the research support of the National Science Foundation via grant SES-1061970. Wong acknowledges financial support from the Research Sponsors Program of the Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center at Wharton. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.