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Shane Greenstein Profile

Shane Greenstein is the Martin Marshall Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. An NBER research associate, he has codirected the NBER project on the Economics of Digitization since 2010.


1. “Digital Economics,” Goldfarb A, Tucker C. NBER Working Paper 23684, August 2017, and Journal of Economic Literature 57(1), March 2019, pp. 3–43.   Go to ⤴︎
2. “Quality Predictability and the Welfare Benefits from New Products: Evidence from the Digitization of Recorded Music,” Aguiar L, Waldfogel J. NBER Working Paper 22675, September 2016, and Journal of Political Economy 126(2), April 2018, pp. 492–524.   Go to ⤴︎
3. “Using Massive Online Choice Experiments to Measure Changes in Well-Being,” Brynjolfsson E, Eggers F, Collis A. NBER Working Paper 24514, April 2018, and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116(15), April 2019, pp. 7250–7255.   Go to ⤴︎
4. “Measuring the ‘Free’ Digital Economy within the GDP and Productivity Accounts,” Nakamura L, Samuels J, Soloveichik R. Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Working Paper 17-37, October 2017.   Go to ⤴︎
5. “The Welfare Effects of Social Media,” Allcott H, Braghieri L, Eichmeyer S, Gentzkow M. NBER Working Paper 25514, January 2019, revised November 2019, and American Economic Review 110(3), March 2020, pp. 629–676.   Go to ⤴︎
6. “Digitization and the Demand for Physical Works: Evidence from the Google Books Project,” Nagaraj A, Reimers I. Economics of Digitization program meeting, March 2019, revised June 2020.   Go to ⤴︎
7. “The Value of Flexible Work: Evidence from Uber Drivers,” Chen MK, Chevalier JA, Rossi PE, Oehlsen E. NBER Working Paper 23296, March 2017, revised June 2019, and Journal of Political Economy 127(6), December 2019, pp. 2735–2794.   Go to ⤴︎
8. “Steering in Online Markets: The Role of Platform Incentives and Credibility,” Barach MA, Golden JM, Horton JJ. NBER Working Paper 25817, June 2019.   Go to ⤴︎
9. “Sequential Bargaining in the Field: Evidence from Millions of Online Bargaining Interactions,” Backus M, Blake T, Larsen B, Tadelis S. NBER Working Paper 24306, February 2018, and The Quarterly Journal of Economics, forthcoming Go to ⤴︎
11. “The Welfare Effects of Peer Entry in the Accommodation Market: The Case of Airbnb,” Farronato C, Fradkin A. NBER Working Paper 24361, February 2018, revised March 2018.   Go to ⤴︎
12. “Measuring Gentrification: Using Yelp Data to Quantify Neighborhood Change,” Glaeser EL, Kim H, Luca M. NBER Working Paper 24952, August 2018.   Go to ⤴︎
13. “Algorithmic Bias? An Empirical Study of Apparent Gender-Based Discrimination in the Display of STEM Career Ads,” Lambrecht A, Tucker C. Management Science 65(7), July 2019, pp. 2966–2981.    Go to ⤴︎
14. “Regulating Privacy Online: The Early Impact of the GDPR on European Web Traffic and E-Commerce Outcomes,” Goldberg S, Johnson G, Shriver S. Economics of Digitization Summer Institute meeting, July 2019.   Go to ⤴︎
15. “The Economic Consequences of Data Privacy Regulation: Empirical Evidence from GDPR,” Aridor G, Che Y, Salz T. NBER Working Paper 26900, March 2020.   Go to ⤴︎
16. “The Short-Run Effects of GDPR on Technology Venture Investment,” Jia J, Jin GZ, Wagman L. NBER Working Paper 25248, November 2018. Go to ⤴︎

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