Applied Economics

Publications and Working Papers
Full-Time Faculty

 
Charles Angelucci

Charles Angelucci

Assistant Professor, Applied Economics

Featured Publication

"Newspapers in Times of Low Advertising Revenues."

Charles Angelucci and Julia Cagé. American Economic Journal: Microeconomics Vol. 11, No. 3 (2019): 319-364. SSRN Preprint.

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Ernst Rudolf Berndt

Ernst Rudolf Berndt

Louis E. Seley Professor Emeritus in Applied Economics

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, and Ernst R. Berndt, 1-48. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2018.

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Alessandro Bonatti

Alessandro Bonatti

John Norris Maguire (1960) Professor

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. D-Space.

"Learning to Disagree in a Game of Experimentation."

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

"Dynamic Oligopoly with Incomplete Information."

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

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Mert Demirer

Mert Demirer

Assistant Professor, Applied Economics

Featured Publications

"Double/Debiased Machine Learning for Treatment and Structural Parameters."

Chernozhukov, Victor, Denis Chetveriko, Mert Demirer, Esther Duflo, Christian Hansen, Whitney Newey, and James Robins. The Econometrics Journal Vol. 21, No. 1 (2018): C1-C68. arXiv Preprint.

"Semi-Parametric Efficient Policy Learning with Continuous Actions."

Mert Demirer, Vasilis Syrgkanis, Greg Lewis, and Victor Chernozhukov. In Proceedings of the Thirty-third Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems, Vancouver, BC: December 2019. Supplemental. Download Paper.

"Estimating Global Bank Network Connectedness."

Demirer, Mert, Francis X. Diebold, Laura Liu, and Kamil Yilmaz. Journal of Applied Economics Vol. 33, No. 1 (2018): 1-15. NBER Preprint.

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Joseph Doyle

Joseph Doyle

Erwin H. Schell Professor of Management

Featured Publications

"​Evaluating Measures of Hospital Quality: Evidence from Ambulance Referral Patterns."

Doyle, Joseph J., John A. Graves, and Jonathan Gruber. Review of Economics and Statistics Vol. 101, No. 5 (2019): 841-852. Download Paper. Appendix. Press. Working Paper Version.

"​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. Download paper.

"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. Download paper.

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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 Vol. 10, No. 4 (2018): 211-242. Download Paper.

"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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Jing Li

Jing Li

William Barton Rogers Career Development Professor of Energy Economics

Featured Publication

"Cost Pass-Through to Higher Ethanol Blends at the Pump: Evidence from Minnesota Gas Station Data."

Li, Jing and James H. Stock. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management Vol. 93, (2019): 1-19. Download Paper. Online Appendix.

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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. May 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 Vol. 34, (2018): 150-181. Download Paper.

"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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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. March 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 and Esther Duflo, 427-466. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier, 2017.

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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 Vol. 17, No. 7 (2017): 873-890.

"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, 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

Matchmakers: The New Economics of Multisided Platforms.

Evans, David, and Richard L. Schmalensee. Boston, MA: Harvard Business Review Press, 2016.

"Policy Evolution under the Clean Air Act."

Schmalensee, Richard and Robert N. Stavins. Journal of Economic Perspectives Vol. 33, No. 4 (2019): 27-50. NBER link.

"Competitive Energy Storage and the Duck Curve."

Schmalensee, Richard L. The Energy Journal. Forthcoming. Download Preprint.

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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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