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2017
w23662 Neha Bairoliya
Pinar Karaca-Mandic
Jeffrey S. McCullough
Amil Petrin

Consumer Learning and the Entry of Generic Pharmaceuticals
w23665 Scott R. Baker
Stephanie Johnson
Lorenz Kueng

Shopping for Lower Sales Tax Rates
w23624 Benjamin R. Handel
Igal Hendel
Michael D. Whinston

The Welfare Effects of Long-Term Health Insurance Contracts
w23625 Victor Stango
Joanne Yoong
Jonathan Zinman

Quicksand or Bedrock for Behavioral Economics? Assessing Foundational Empirical Questions
w23627 Rudi Bekkers
Christian Catalini
Arianna Martinelli
Cesare Righi
Timothy Simcoe

Disclosure Rules and Declared Essential Patents
w23639 Thomas N. Hubbard
Michael J. Mazzeo

When Demand Increases Cause Shakeouts
w23632 Benjamin Hansen
Keaton Miller
Caroline Weber

The Taxation of Recreational Marijuana: Evidence from Washington State
w23616 Sumit Agarwal
J. Bradford Jensen
Ferdinando Monte

The Geography of Consumption
w23621 Jeremy T. Fox
A Note on Nonparametric Identification of Distributions of Random Coefficients in Multinomial Choice Models
w23569 Joachim Freyberger
Bradley J. Larsen

Identification in Ascending Auctions, with an Application to Digital Rights Management
w23581 Giulia Brancaccio
Myrto Kalouptsidi
Theodore Papageorgiou

Geography, Search Frictions and Endogenous Trade Costs
w23583 Germán Gutiérrez
Thomas Philippon

Declining Competition and Investment in the U.S.
w23556 Joseph E. Stiglitz
Jungyoll Yun
Andrew Kosenko

Equilibrium in a Competitive Insurance Market Under Adverse Selection with Endogenous Information
w23535 Daniel McFadden
Foundations of Welfare Economics and Product Market Applications
w23513 Christine L. Carroll
Colin A. Carter
Rachael E. Goodhue
C.-Y. Cynthia Lin Lawell

Crop Disease and Agricultural Productivity
w23526 Ali Hortaçsu
Fernando Luco
Steven L. Puller
Dongni Zhu

Does Strategic Ability Affect Efficiency? Evidence from Electricity Markets
w23494 SeHyoun Ahn
Greg Kaplan
Benjamin Moll
Thomas Winberry
Christian Wolf

When Inequality Matters for Macro and Macro Matters for Inequality
w23495 Hannah Krovetz
Rebecca Taylor
Sofia Villas-Boas

Willingness to Pay for Low Water Footprint Food Choices During Drought
w23491 Emily Breza
Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Tyler H. McCormick
Mengjie Pan

Using Aggregated Relational Data to Feasibly Identify Network Structure without Network Data
w23468 Juan Pablo Atal
Hanming Fang
Martin Karlsson
Nicolas R. Ziebarth

Exit, Voice or Loyalty? An Investigation into Mandated Portability of Front-Loaded Private Health Plans
w23469 Ross Levine
Chen Lin
Zigan Wang

Acquiring Banking Networks
w23483 Tatyana Deryugina
Alexander MacKay
Julian Reif

The Long-Run Dynamics of Electricity Demand: Evidence from Municipal Aggregation
w23473 Daniel Garrett
Andrey Ordin
James W. Roberts
Juan Carlos Suárez Serrato

Tax Advantages and Imperfect Competition in Auctions for Municipal Bonds
w23455 Daniel Andrei
Bruce I. Carlin

Asset Pricing in the Quest for the New El Dorado
w23434 Chen Lin
Thomas Schmid
Michael S. Weisbach

Price Risk, Production Flexibility, and Liquidity Management: Evidence from Electricity Generating Firms
w23352 James Andreoni
Satisfaction Guaranteed: When Moral Hazard meets Moral Preferences
w23353 Steve Cicala
Ethan M.J. Lieber
Victoria Marone

Cost of Service Regulation in U.S. Health Care: Minimum Medical Loss Ratios
w23361 Jean-François Houde
Peter Newberry
Katja Seim

Economies of Density in E-Commerce: A Study of Amazon's Fulfillment Center Network
w23296 M. Keith Chen
Judith A. Chevalier
Peter E. Rossi
Emily Oehlsen

The Value of Flexible Work: Evidence from Uber Drivers
w23299 Judith A. Chevalier
Yaniv Dover
Dina Mayzlin

Channels of Impact: User Reviews when Quality is Dynamic and Managers Respond
w23300 Nicholas Bloom
Erik Brynjolfsson
Lucia Foster
Ron S. Jarmin
Megha Patnaik
Itay Saporta-Eksten
John Van Reenen

What Drives Differences in Management?
w23276 Matthew Gentzkow
Bryan T. Kelly
Matt Taddy

Text as Data
w23277 Alec Brandon
Paul J. Ferraro
John A. List
Robert D. Metcalfe
Michael K. Price
Florian Rundhammer

Do The Effects of Social Nudges Persist? Theory and Evidence from 38 Natural Field Experiments
w23282 David Card
Stefano DellaVigna

What do Editors Maximize? Evidence from Four Leading Economics Journals
w23286 Hanming Fang
Zenan Wu

Life Insurance and Life Settlement Markets with Overconfident Policyholders
w23255 John R. Graham
Campbell R. Harvey
Jillian Popadak
Shivaram Rajgopal

Corporate Culture: Evidence from the Field
w23257 Kenneth J. Arrow
Kamran Bilir
Alan T. Sorensen

The Impact of Information Technology on the Diffusion of New Pharmaceuticals
w23211 Itzhak Ben-David
Marieke Bos

Impulsive Consumption and Financial Wellbeing: Evidence from an Increase in the Availability of Alcohol
w23202 Jose Asturias
Sewon Hur
Timothy J. Kehoe
Kim J. Ruhl

Firm Entry and Exit and Aggregate Growth
w23163 Fatih Guvenen
Sam Schulhofer-Wohl
Jae Song
Motohiro Yogo

Worker Betas: Five Facts about Systematic Earnings Risk
w23143 David Berger
Joseph Vavra

Shocks vs. Responsiveness: What Drives Time-Varying Dispersion?
w23121 Benjamin Hermalin
Michael Weisbach

Assessing Managerial Ability: Implications for Corporate Governance
w23131 Cory Capps
Dennis W. Carlton
Guy David

Antitrust Treatment of Nonprofits: Should Hospitals Receive Special Care?
w23090 Vilsa Curto
Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Jonathan D. Levin
Jay Bhattacharya

Healthcare Spending and Utilization in Public and Private Medicare
w23100 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Neale Mahoney

Provider Incentives and Healthcare Costs: Evidence from Long-Term Care Hospitals
w23104 Sonia P. Jaffe
Mark Shepard

Price-Linked Subsidies and Health Insurance Markups
w23105 Chien-Yu Lai
Andreas Lange
John A. List
Michael K. Price

The Business of Business is Business: Why (Some) Firms Should Provide Public Goods when they Sell Private Goods
w23080 Liangliang Jiang
Ross Levine
Chen Lin

Does Competition Affect Bank Risk?
w23034 Ulrich Doraszelski
Katja Seim
Michael Sinkinson
Peichun Wang

Ownership Concentration and Strategic Supply Reduction
w23045 Chia-Wen Chen
Wei-Min Hu
Christopher R. Knittel

Subsidizing Fuel Efficient Cars: Evidence from China's Automobile Industry
w23046 Joshua S. Gans
Avi Goldfarb
Mara Lederman

Exit, Tweets and Loyalty
w23053 Steve Cicala
Imperfect Markets versus Imperfect Regulation in U.S. Electricity Generation
w23058 Ben Shiller
Joel Waldfogel
Johnny Ryan

Will Ad Blocking Break the Internet?
w23022 Matthew Backus
Thomas Blake
Dimitriy V. Masterov
Steven Tadelis

Expectation, Disappointment, and Exit: Reference Point Formation in a Marketplace
w23024 Ryan Kellogg
Gasoline Price Uncertainty and the Design of Fuel Economy Standards
2016
w22994 Kevin M. Murphy
Ignacio Palacios-Huerta

A Theory of Bundling Advertisements in Media Markets
w22976 Sam Asher
Denis Nekipelov
Paul Novosad
Stephen P. Ryan

Classification Trees for Heterogeneous Moment-Based Models
w22936 Marina Halac
Pierre Yared

Commitment vs. Flexibility with Costly Verification
w22939 J. Scott Holladay
Jacob LaRiviere
David M. Novgorodsky
Michael Price

Asymmetric Effects of Non-Pecuniary Signals on Search and Purchase Behavior for Energy-Efficient Durable Goods
w22947 Wyatt J. Brooks
Joseph P. Kaboski
Yao Amber Li

Growth Policy, Agglomeration, and (the Lack of) Competition
w22952 Christian Catalini
Joshua S. Gans

Some Simple Economics of the Blockchain
w22957 Jan De Loecker
Paul T. Scott

Estimating market power Evidence from the US Brewing Industry
w22911 Mathias Reynaert
James M. Sallee

Corrective Policy and Goodhart's Law: The Case of Carbon Emissions from Automobiles
w22922 Casey B. Mulligan
Automated Economic Reasoning with Quantifier Elimination
w22925 Lucas W. Davis
Christopher R. Knittel

Are Fuel Economy Standards Regressive?
w22873 Gautam Gowrisankaran
Keith A. Joiner
Jianjing Lin

Does Health IT Adoption Lead to Better Information or Worse Incentives?
w22876 Francesco Decarolis
Andrea Guglielmo

Insurers' Response to Selection Risk: Evidence from Medicare Enrollment Reforms
w22848 Laurent Frésard
Ulrich Hege
Gordon Phillips

Extending Industry Specialization through Cross-Border Acquisitions
w22811 Steven Berry
Philip Haile
Mark Israel
Michael Katz

Complementarity without Superadditivity
w22814 Francesco Decarolis
Giancarlo Spagnolo
Riccardo Pacini

Past Performance and Procurement Outcomes
w22826 Carrie Colla
Julie Bynum
Andrea Austin
Jonathan Skinner

Hospital Competition, Quality, and Expenditures in the U.S. Medicare Population
w22830 Matthew E. Kahn
Jerry Nickelsburg

An Economic Analysis of U.S Airline Fuel Economy Dynamics from 1991 to 2015
w22835 Kate Ho
Ariel Pakes
Mark Shepard

The Evolution of Health Insurer Costs in Massachusetts, 2010-12
w22836 John Asker
Chaim Fershtman
Jihye Jeon
Ariel Pakes

The Competitive Effects of Information Sharing
w22810 Suyoun Han
Morris M. Kleiner

Analyzing the Influence of Occupational Licensing Duration on Labor Market Outcomes
w22771 John Asker
Heski Bar-Isaac

Vertical Information Restraints: Pro- and Anti-Competitive Impacts of Minimum Advertised Price Restrictions
w22772 T. Renee Bowen
George Georgiadis
Nicolas S. Lambert

Collective Choice in Dynamic Public Good Provision
w22773 Hanming Fang
Zenan Wu

Multidimensional Private Information, Market Structure and Insurance Markets
w22776 Yanbo Ge
Christopher R. Knittel
Don MacKenzie
Stephen Zoepf

Racial and Gender Discrimination in Transportation Network Companies
w22783 Daron Acemoglu
Ufuk Akcigit
William Kerr

Innovation Network
w22750 Bruce A. Blonigen
Justin R. Pierce

Evidence for the Effects of Mergers on Market Power and Efficiency
w22730 Virginie Lurkin
Laurie A. Garrow
Matthew J. Higgins
Jeffrey P. Newman
Michael Schyns

Accounting for Price Endogeneity in Airline Itinerary Choice Models: An Application to Continental U.S. Markets
w22744 Shane Greenstein
Yuan Gu
Feng Zhu

Ideological Segregation among Online Collaborators: Evidence from Wikipedians
w22745 Leemore Dafny
Christopher Ody
Matthew Schmitt

When Discounts Raise Costs: The Effect of Copay Coupons on Generic Utilization
w22710 Benjamin B. Bederson
Ginger Zhe Jin
Phillip Leslie
Alexander J. Quinn
Ben Zou

Incomplete Disclosure: Evidence of Signaling and Countersignaling
w22716 Hugo Hopenhayn
Maryam Saeedi

Bidding Dynamics in Auctions
w22720 Mark Pauly
Kyle Myers

A Ricardian-Demand Explanation for Changing Pharmaceutical R&D Productivity
w22728 Holger Herz
Dmitry Taubinsky

What Makes a Price Fair? An Experimental Analysis of Transaction Experience and Endogenous Fairness Views
w22691 Bart J. Bronnenberg
Jean-Pierre H. Dubé

The Formation of Consumer Brand Preferences
w22675 Luis Aguiar
Joel Waldfogel

Quality Predictability and the Welfare Benefits from New Products: Evidence from the Digitization of Recorded Music
w22649 Andrew B. Bernard
Toshihiro Okubo

Product Switching and the Business Cycle
w22616 Michael Luca
Designing Online Marketplaces: Trust and Reputation Mechanisms
w22627 Peter Cohen
Robert Hahn
Jonathan Hall
Steven Levitt
Robert Metcalfe

Using Big Data to Estimate Consumer Surplus: The Case of Uber
w22631 Yasin Ozcan
Shane Greenstein

Technological Leadership (de)Concentration: Causes in ICTE
w22586 Fali Huang
Ginger Zhe Jin
Lixin Colin Xu

Love, Money, and Parental Goods: Does Parental Matchmaking Matter?
w22584 Lingfang (Ivy) Li
Steven Tadelis
Xiaolan Zhou

Buying Reputation as a Signal of Quality: Evidence from an Online Marketplace
w22598 Paul J. Eliason
Paul L. E. Grieco
Ryan C. McDevitt
James W. Roberts

Strategic Patient Discharge: The Case of Long-Term Care Hospitals
w22600 Mark Shepard
Hospital Network Competition and Adverse Selection: Evidence from the Massachusetts Health Insurance Exchange
w22602 Debraj Ray
Arthur Robson

Certified Random: A New Order for Co-Authorship
w22569 T. Kirk White
Jerome P. Reiter
Amil Petrin

Imputation in U.S. Manufacturing Data and Its Implications for Productivity Dispersion
w22582 Matthew Chesnes
Ginger Zhe Jin

Direct-to-Consumer Advertising and Online Search
w22532 Richard G. Newell
Brian C. Prest
Ashley Vissing

Trophy Hunting vs. Manufacturing Energy: The Price-Responsiveness of Shale Gas
w22548 Brian Adams
Joshua Gans
Richard Hayes
Ryan Lampe

Does Organizational Form Drive Competition? Evidence from Coffee Retailing
w22503 Frank A. Wolak
Designing Nonlinear Price Schedules for Urban Water Utilities to Balance Revenue and Conservation Goals
w22486 Philip Brookins
Jennifer Brown
Dmitry Ryvkin

Peer Information and Risk-taking under Competitive and Non-competitive Pay Schemes
w22490 Cosmin L. Ilut
Rosen Valchev
Nicolas Vincent

Paralyzed by Fear: Rigid and Discrete Pricing under Demand Uncertainty
w22494 Frank A. Wolak
Level versus Variability Trade-offs in Wind and Solar Generation Investments: The Case of California
w22473 Wendy C.Y. Li
Bronwyn H. Hall

Depreciation of Business R&D Capital
w22437 Allan Collard-Wexler
Jan De Loecker

Production Function Estimation with Measurement Error in Inputs
w22448 Eric Budish
Judd B. Kessler

Bringing Real Market Participants' Real Preferences into the Lab: An Experiment that Changed the Course Allocation Mechanism at Wharton
w22427 Andre Boik
Shane Greenstein
Jeffrey Prince

The Empirical Economics of Online Attention
w22386 John J. Horton
Richard J. Zeckhauser

The Causes of Peer Effects in Production: Evidence from a Series of Field Experiments
w22375 Matthew Backus
Gregory Lewis

Dynamic Demand Estimation in Auction Markets
w22367 Koichiro Ito
Shuang Zhang

Willingness to Pay for Clean Air: Evidence from Air Purifier Markets in China
w22369 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Paul Schrimpf

Bunching at the Kink: Implications for Spending Responses to Health Insurance Contracts
w22345 Laurence Levin
Matthew S. Lewis
Frank A. Wolak

High Frequency Evidence on the Demand for Gasoline
w22353 David Besanko
David Dranove
Craig Garthwaite

Insurance and the High Prices of Pharmaceuticals
w22327 Nicholas Bloom
Raffaella Sadun
John Van Reenen

Management as a Technology?
w22302 Thomas Blake
Chris Nosko
Steven Tadelis

Returns to Consumer Search: Evidence from eBay
w22305 Casey B. Mulligan
Kevin K. Tsui

The Upside-down Economics of Regulated and Otherwise Rigid Prices
w22313 Bogdan Genchev
Julie Holland Mortimer

Empirical Evidence on Conditional Pricing Practices
w22289 Jeffrey R. Campbell
Thomas Hubbard

The Economics of "Radiator Springs:" Industry Dynamics, Sunk Costs, and Spatial Demand Shifts
w22292 Kenneth Lee
Edward Miguel
Catherine Wolfram

Experimental Evidence on the Demand for and Costs of Rural Electrification
w22277 Liran Einav
Amy Finkelstein
Maria Polyakova

Private Provision of Social Insurance: Drug-specific Price Elasticities and Cost Sharing in Medicare Part D
w22281 Sharat Ganapati
Joseph S. Shapiro
Reed Walker

The Incidence of Carbon Taxes in U.S. Manufacturing: Lessons from Energy Cost Pass-Through
w22219 Claudia Möllers
Hans-Theo Normann
Christopher M. Snyder

Communication in Vertical Markets: Experimental Evidence
w22236 Felix Tintelnot
Global Production with Export Platforms
w22203 S. Nageeb Ali
Roland Bénabou

Image Versus Information: Changing Societal Norms and Optimal Privacy
w22186 Bryan S. Graham
Homophily and Transitivity in Dynamic Network Formation
w22148 Efraim Benmelech
Ralf R. Meisenzahl
Rodney Ramcharan

The Real Effects of Liquidity During the Financial Crisis: Evidence from Automobiles
w22113 Omar Al-Ubaydli
John A. List

Field Experiments in Markets
w22114 Andrew B. Bernard
Valerie Smeets
Frederic Warzynski

Rethinking Deindustrialization
w22106 Leemore Dafny
Kate Ho
Robin S. Lee

The Price Effects of Cross-Market Hospital Mergers
w22098 Bryan S. Graham
Guido W. Imbens
Geert Ridder

Identification and Efficiency Bounds for the Average Match Function under Conditionally Exogenous Matching
w22088 Rhiannon Jerch
Matthew E. Kahn
Shanjun Li

Efficient Local Government Service Provision: The Role of Privatization and Public Sector Unions
w22101 Stefan Bender
Nicholas Bloom
David Card
John Van Reenen
Stefanie Wolter

Management Practices, Workforce Selection and Productivity
w22067 Jean-Pierre H. Dubé
Zheng Fang
Nathan Fong
Xueming Luo

Competitive Price Targeting with Smartphone Coupons
w22082 Hong Luo
Julie Holland Mortimer

Copyright Enforcement: Evidence from Two Field Experiments
w22086 Ariel Pakes
Empirical Tools and Competition Analysis: Past Progress and Current Problems
w22063 Mark R. Jacobsen
Christopher R. Knittel
James M. Sallee
Arthur A. van Benthem

Sufficient Statistics for Imperfect Externality-Correcting Policies
w22065 Patrick Bayer
Kyle Mangum
James W. Roberts

Speculative Fever: Investor Contagion in the Housing Bubble
w22029 John J. Horton
Richard J. Zeckhauser

Owning, Using and Renting: Some Simple Economics of the "Sharing Economy"
w22038 Dominic Coey
Bradley Larsen
Brennan Platt

A Theory of Bidding Dynamics and Deadlines in Online Retail
w22039 Matthew Grennan
Ashley Swanson

Transparency and Negotiated Prices: The Value of Information in Hospital-Supplier Bargaining
w22040 Joshua S. Gans
Michael L. Katz

Net Neutrality, Pricing Instruments and Incentives
w22050 Mark Egan
Gregor Matvos
Amit Seru

The Market for Financial Adviser Misconduct
w21999 Ariel Pakes
Methodological Issues in Analyzing Market Dynamics
w21984 Paolo Bertoletti
Federico Etro
Ina Simonovska

International Trade with Indirect Additivity
w21994 Jan De Loecker
Johannes Van Biesebroeck

Effect of International Competition on Firm Productivity and Market Power
w21996 Ulrich Doraszelski
Gregory Lewis
Ariel Pakes

Just Starting Out: Learning and Equilibrium in a New Market
w21968 David A. Bielen
Richard G. Newell
William A. Pizer

Who Did the Ethanol Tax Credit Benefit? An Event Analysis of Subsidy Incidence
w21931 Greg Kaplan
Guido Menzio
Leena Rudanko
Nicholas Trachter

Relative Price Dispersion: Evidence and Theory
w21950 Shane Greenstein
Martin Peitz
Tommaso Valletti

Net Neutrality: A Fast Lane to Understanding the Trade-offs
w21905 Ufuk Akcigit
Harun Alp
Michael Peters

Lack of Selection and Limits to Delegation: Firm Dynamics in Developing Countries
w21889 Eric Budish
Benjamin N. Roin
Heidi L. Williams

Patents and Research Investments: Assessing the Empirical Evidence
w21893 Ariel Pakes
Jack Porter

Moment Inequalities for Multinomial Choice with Fixed Effects
w21855 David C. Chan
Jr

Informational Frictions and Practice Variation: Evidence from Physicians in Training

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