Applied Economics

Publications and Working Papers
Full-Time Faculty

 
Ernst Rudolf Berndt

Ernst Rudolf Berndt

Featured Publications

"Characterization of Annual Disease Progression of Multiple Sclerosis Patients: A Population-based Study."

Freilich, Jonatan, Ali Manouchehrinia, Mark Trusheim, Lynn G. Baird, Sophie Desbiens, Ernst Berndt, and Jan Hillert. Multiple Sclerosis Journal. Forthcoming.

"The Generic Drug User Fee Amendments: An Economic Perspective."

​Berndt, Ernst R., Rena M. Conti, and Stephen J. Murphy. Journal of Law and the Biosciences. Forthcoming. Download Paper.

"Specialty Drug Prices and Utilization after Loss of U.S. Patent Exclusivity, 2001-2007."

Conti, Rena M., and Ernst R. Berndt. In Measuring and Modeling Health Care Costs, edited by Ana Aizcorbe, Colin Baker, David M. Cutler, Ernst R. Berndt, 1-48. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2018.

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Alessandro Bonatti

Alessandro Bonatti

Featured Publications

"The Design and Price of Information."

Bergemann, Dirk, Alessandro Bonatti, and Alex Smolin. American Economic Review Vol. 108, No. 1 (2018): 1-48.

"Learning to Disagree in a Game of Experimentation."

Bonatti, Alessandro, and Johannes Hörner. Journal of Economic Theory Vol. 169, (2017): 234-269.

"Dynamic Oligopoly with Incomplete Information."

Bonatti, Alessandro, Gonzalo Cisternas, and Juuso Toikka. Review of Economic Studies Vol. 84, No. 2 (2017): 503-546.

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Gonzalo Cisternas

Gonzalo Cisternas

Class of 1954 Career Development Professor

Featured Publications

"Career Concerns and the Nature of Skills."

Cisternas, Gonzalo. American Economic Journal: Microeconomics. Forthcoming.

"Two-Sided Learning and the Ratchet Principle."

Cisternas, Gonzalo. The Review of Economic Studies Vol. 85, No. 1 (2018): 307-351.

"Dynamic Oligopoly with Incomplete Information."

Bonatti, Alessandro, Gonzalo Cisternas, and Juuso Toikka. Review of Economic Studies Vol. 84, No. 2 (2017): 503-546.

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Joseph Doyle

Joseph Doyle

Featured Publications

"​Economics of Child Protection: Maltreatment, Foster Care & Intimate-Partner Violence."

Doyle, Joseph J. and Anna Aizer. Annual Review of Economics Vol. 10, (2018): 87-108.

"​Evaluating Measures of Hospital Quality."

Doyle, Joseph J., John A. Graves, and Jonathan Gruber, Working Paper. 2017. Press.

"Uncovering Waste in US Healthcare: Evidence from Ambulance Referral Patterns."

Doyle, Joseph J., John A. Graves, and Jonathan Gruber. Journal of Health Economics Vol. 54, (2017): 25-39.

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Robert Gibbons

Robert Gibbons

Sloan Distinguished Professor of Management

Featured Publications

"Four Formal(izable) Theories of the Firm."

Gibbons, Robert S. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization Vol. 58, No. 2 (2005): 200-245.

"Relational Contracts and Organizational Capabilities."

Gibbons, Robert, and Rebecca Henderson. Organization Science Vol. 23, No. 5 (2012): 1350-1364.

"Informal Authority in Organizations."

Baker, Geoge, Robert S. Gibbons, and Kevin J. Murphy. Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization Vol. 15, No. 1 (1999): 56-73.

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Namrata Kala

Namrata Kala

W. Maurice Young (1961) Career Development Professor of Management

Featured Publications

"Climate and the Slave Trade."

Fenske, James, and Namrata Kala. Journal of Development Economics Vol. 112, (2015): 19-32.

"The Impact of Climate Change on Agro-ecological Zones: Evidence from Africa."

Kala, Namrata, Pradeep Kurukulasuriya, and Robert Mendelsohn. Environment and Development Economics Vol. 17, No. 6 (2012): 663-867.

"​Adaptation and Climate Change Impacts: A Structural Ricardian Model Of Irrigation And Farm Income In Africa."

Kurukulasuriya, Pradeep, Namrata Kala, and Robert Mendelsohn. Climate Change Economics Vol. 2, No. 2 (2011): 149-174.

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Christopher Knittel

Christopher Knittel

George P. Shultz Professor

Featured Publications

"The Welfare Impact of Indirect Pigouvian Taxation: Evidence from Transportation."

​Knittel, Christopher R., and Ryan Sandler. American Economic Journal: Economic Policy. Forthcoming.

"Working with Data: Two Empiricists' Experience."

Knittel, Christopher, and Konstantinos Metaxoglou. Journal of Econometric Methods Vol. 7, No. 1 (2018): 1-12.

"Keeping it Fresh: Strategic Product Redesigns and Welfare."

Blonigen, Bruce A., Christopher Knittel, and Anson Soderbery. International Journal of Industrial Organization Vol. 53, No. 1 (2017): 170-214.

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Robert S. Pindyck

Robert S. Pindyck

Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi Ltd Professor in Finance and Economics

Featured Publications

"Taxes, Targets, and the Social Cost of Carbon."

Pindyck, Robert. Economica Vol. 84, No. 335 (2017): 345-364.

"Averting Catastrophes that Kill."

Martin, Ian, and Robert Pindyck, Working Paper. 2017.

"Tropical Forests, Tipping Points, and the Social Cost of Deforestation."

Franklin, Sergio, and Robert Pindyck, Working Paper. 2017.

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Roberto Rigobon

Roberto Rigobon

Society of Sloan Fellows Professor of Management

Featured Publications

"Measuring Sovereign Contagion in Europe."

Caporin, Massimiliano, Loriana Pelizzon, Francesco Ravazzolo, and Roberto Rigobon. Journal of Financial Stability. Forthcoming.

"A Micro-Based Model for World Oil Market."

Espinasa, Ramon, Enrique ter Horst, Sergio Guerra Reyes, Osmel Manzano, German Molina, and Roberto Rigobon. Energy Economics Vol. 66, No. 1 (2017): 431-449.

Principles and Practices for Federal Program Evaluation.

Groves, Robert, et al. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 2017.

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Claudia Steinwender

Claudia Steinwender

Douglas Drane Career Development Professor in Information Technology and Management

Tavneet Suri

Tavneet Suri

Louis E. Seley Professor of Applied Economics

Featured Publications

"Can Digital Loans Deliver? Take Up and Impacts of Digital Loans in Kenya."

Bharadwaj, Prashant, William Jack, and Tavneet Suri, Working Paper. 2018.

"Mobile Money."

Suri, Tavneet. Annual Review of Economics Vol. 9, (2017): 497-520.

"Field Experiments in Developing Country Agriculture."

de Janvry, Alain, Elisabeth Sadoulet and Tavneet Suri. In Handbook of Field Experiments, edited by Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, 427-466. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier, 2017.

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John Van Reenen

John Van Reenen

Gordon Y Billard Professor in Management and Economics

Featured Publications

"Firm Size Distortions and the Productivity Distribution: Evidence from France."

Garicano, Luis, Claire Lelarge, and John Van Reenen. American Economic Review Vol. 106, No. 11 (2016): 3439-3479. Appendix. Data.

"Carbon Taxes, Path Dependency and Directed Technical Change: Evidence from the Auto Industry."

Aghion, Philippe, Antoine Dechezlepetre, David Hemous, Ralf Martin, and John Van Reenen. Journal of Political Economy Vol. 124, No. 1 (2016): 1-51.

"Why Do We Undervalue Competent Management?"

Sadun, Raffaella, Nicholas Bloom, and John Van Reenen. Harvard Business Review, September 2017. HBR McKinsey Award.

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Michael Whinston

Michael Whinston

Sloan Fellows Professor of Management

Featured Publications

"Property Rights and the Efficiency of Bargaining."

Segal, Ilya, and Michael D. Whinston. Journal of the European Economic Association Vol. 14, No. 6 (2016): 1287–1328.

"Equilibria in Health Exchanges: Adverse Selection vs. Reclassification Risk."

Handel, Ben, Igal Hendel and Michael D. Whinston. Econometrica Vol. 83, No. 4 (2015): 1261-1313.

"The Efficiency of Bargaining Under Divided Entitlements."

Segal, Ilya and Michael D. Whinston. University of Chicago Law Review Vol. 81, No. 1 (2014): 273-289.

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Other Academic Staff
Henry Donnan Jacoby

Henry Donnan Jacoby

William F. Pounds Professor of Management Emeritus

Featured Publications

"Informing transparency in the Paris Agreement: the role of economic models."

Jacoby, Henry D., Y. -H. Chen, and Brian Flannery. Climate Policy. Forthcoming.

"Chapter 5: The Future of the (U.S.) Electric Grid."

Jacoby, Henry D., John Kassakian, and Richard L. Schmalensee. In Handbook on Energy and Climate Change, edited by Roger Fouquet, Roger Fouquet, 125-139. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2013.

"The Future of U.S. Natural Gas Production, Use, and Trade."

Paltsev, S., Henry D. Jacoby, J. Reilly, Q. Ejaz, J. Morris, F. O’Sullivan, S. Rausch, N. Winchester and O. Kraga. Energy Policy Vol. 39, No. 9 (2011): 5309-5321.

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Richard Schmalensee

Richard Schmalensee

Howard W. Johnson Professor of Management, Emeritus

Featured Publications

"Multi-sided Platforms."

Evans, David S., and Richard Schmalensee. In The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, edited by L.E. Blume, S.N. Durlauf, London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, Forthcoming.

"Network Effects: March to the Evidence, Not to the Slogans."

Evans, David S., and Richard L. Schmalensee. Antitrust Chronicle, August 2017.

"Brief of Dr. David S. Evans and Prof. Richard Schmalensee as Amici Curiae in Support of Appellants-Cross Appellees."

David S. Evans, and Richard L. Schmalensee. In The matter of U.S. Airways v. Sabre before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals (Case 17-960), New York, NY: July 2017.

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Thomas Stoker

Thomas Stoker

Gordon Y Billard Professor in Management and Economics, Emeritus

Featured Publications

"There Is No Free House: Ethnic Patronage and Property Rights in a Kenyan Slum ."

Marx, Benjamin, Thomas Stoker, and Tavneet Suri, MIT Sloan Working Paper 5041-13. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, August 2016.

"The Economics of Slums in the Developing World."

Marx, Benjamin, Thomas Stoker, and Tavneet Suri​. Journal of Economic Perspectives Vol. 27, No. 4 (2013): 187-210.

"Documenting the Birth of a Financial Economy."

Suri, Tavneet, William Jack, and Thomas Stoker. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Vol. 109, No. 26 (2012): 10257-262.

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