Department of Economics
University of Chicago
1126 East 59th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
NBER Program Affiliations:
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
NBER Working Papers and Publications
|February 2018||The Impact of Big Data on Firm Performance: An Empirical Investigation|
with Patrick Bajari, Victor Chernozhukov, Junichi Suzuki: w24334
|November 2017||Bid Shading and Bidder Surplus in the U.S. Treasury Auction System|
with Jakub Kastl, Allen Zhang: w24024
|Trade, Merchants, and the Lost Cities of the Bronze Age|
with Gojko Barjamovic, Thomas Chaney, Kerem A. Coşar: w23992
|September 2017||How Wide Is the Firm Border?|
with Enghin Atalay, Mary Jialin Li, Chad Syverson: w23777
|June 2017||Does Strategic Ability Affect Efficiency? Evidence from Electricity Markets|
with Fernando Luco, Steven L. Puller, Dongni Zhu: w23526
|August 2015||An Empirical Analysis of Funding Costs Spillovers in the EURO-zone with Application to Systemic Risk|
with Pietro Bonaldi, Jakub Kastl: w21462
|The Ongoing Evolution of US Retail: A Format Tug-of-War|
with Chad Syverson: w21464
Published: Ali Hortaçsu & Chad Syverson, 2015. "The Ongoing Evolution of US Retail: A Format Tug-of-War," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 29(4), pages 89-112, Fall. citation courtesy of
|February 2015||Power to Choose? An Analysis of Consumer Inertia in the Residential Electricity Market|
with Seyed Ali Madanizadeh, Steven L. Puller: w20988
Published: Ali Hortaçsu & Seyed Ali Madanizadeh & Steven L. Puller, 2017. "Power to Choose? An Analysis of Consumer Inertia in the Residential Electricity Market," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, vol 9(4), pages 192-226.
|March 2013||Sales Force and Competition in Financial Product Markets: The Case Of Mexico’s Social Security Privatization|
with Justine S. Hastings, Chad Syverson: w18881
Published: Econometrica: Nov 2017, Volume 85, Issue 6 Sales Force and Competition in Financial Product Markets: The Case of Mexico's Social Security Privatization DOI: 10.3982/ECTA12302 p. 1723-1761 Justine Hastings, Ali Hortaçsu, Chad Syverson
|April 2012||Why Do Firms Own Production Chains?|
with Enghin Atalay, Chad Syverson: w18020
Published: Atalay, Enghin, Ali Hortaçsu, and Chad Syverson. 2014. "Vertical Integration and Input Flows." American Economic Review, 104(4): 1120-48. DOI: 10.1257/aer.104.4.1120
|July 2010||Are Consumers Affected by Durable Goods Makers' Financial Distress? The Case of Auto Manufacturers|
with Gregor Matvos, Chad Syverson, Sriram Venkataraman: w16197
Published: \Indirect Costs of Financial Distress in Durable Goods Industries: The Case of Auto Manufacturers," with Gregor Matvos, Chad Syverson and Sriram Venkataraman, Review of Financial Studies , v. 26, no.5, 2013, pp. 1248-1290.
|July 2009||The 2007 Subprime Market Crisis Through the Lens of European Central Bank Auctions for Short-Term Funds|
with Nuno Cassola, Jakub Kastl: w15158
Published: Nuno Cassola & Ali HortaÃ§su & Jakub Kastl, 2013. "The 2007 Subprime Market Crisis Through the Lens of European Central Bank Auctions for ShortâTerm Funds," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 81(4), pages 1309-1345, 07. citation courtesy of
|July 2008||E-commerce and the Market Structure of Retail Industries|
with Maris Goldmanis, Chad Syverson, Onsel Emre: w14166
Published: Maris Goldmanis & Ali Hortaçsu & Chad Syverson & Önsel Emre, 2010.
"E-Commerce and the Market Structure of Retail Industries,"
Royal Economic Society, vol. 120(545), pages 651-682, 06.
citation courtesy of
|February 2007||Cementing Relationships: Vertical Integration, Foreclosure, Productivity, and Prices|
with Chad Syverson: w12894
Published: Ali Hortaçsu & Chad Syverson, 2007. "Cementing Relationships: Vertical Integration, Foreclosure, Productivity, and Prices," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 115, pages 250-301. citation courtesy of
|February 2005||Order Flow and the Formation of Dealer Bids: Information Flows and Strategic Behavior in the Government of Canada Securities Auctions|
with Samita Sareen: w11116
|Understanding Strategic Bidding in Restructured Electricity Markets: A Case Study of ERCOT|
with Steven L. Puller: w11123
Published: Hortacsu, Ali and Steven Puller. “Understanding Strategic Bidding in Multi-Unit Auctions: A Case Study of the Texas Electricity Spot Market.” RAND Journal of Economics 39 (Spring 2008): 86-114.
|March 2004||The Dynamics of Seller Reputation: Theory and Evidence from eBay|
with Luis Cabral: w10363
Published: LUÍS CABRAL & ALI HORTAÇSU, 2010. "THE DYNAMICS OF SELLER REPUTATION: EVIDENCE FROM EBAY," The Journal of Industrial Economics, vol 58(1), pages 54-78.
|November 2003||Economic Insights from Internet Auctions: A Survey|
with Patrick Bajari: w10076
Published: Bajari, Patrick and Ali Hortacsu. "Economic Insights from Internet Auctions." Journal of Economic Literature XLII (2004): 457-486.
|August 2003||Are Structural Estimates of Auction Models Reasonable? Evidence from Experimental Data|
with Patrick Bajari: w9889
Published: Bajari, Patrick and Ali Hortacsu. "Are Structural Estimates of Auction Models Reasonable? Evidence from Experimental Data." Journal of Political Economy 113, 4 (2005): 703-741. citation courtesy of
|May 2003||Product Differentiation, Search Costs, and Competition in the Mutual Fund Industry: A Case Study of the S&P 500 Index Funds|
with Chad Syverson: w9728
Published: Hortacsu, Ali and Chad Syverson. “Product Differentiation, Search Costs, and the Welfare Effects of Entry: A Case Study of S&P 500 Index Funds." Quarterly Journal of Economics 119 (May 2004): 403-456.