Alessandro Bonatti


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Alessandro Bonatti is the John Norris Maguire (1960) Professor and a Professor of Applied Economics at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

His research focuses on (a) the provision of incentives in research-intensive and creative industries, and (b) on the impact of technological advances on firms’ online advertising and pricing strategies.

Bonatti holds an MA, an MPhil, and a PhD in economics from Yale University. 


"The Platform Dimension of Digital Privacy."

Bonatti, Alessandro. In The Economics of Privacy, edited by Avi Goldfarb and Catherine Tucker, Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. Forthcoming. NBER Preprint.

"Selling Information in Competitive Environments."

Bonatti, Alessandro, Munther Dahleh, Thibaut Horel, and Amir Nouripour. Journal of Economic Theory Vol. 216, (2024): 105779. arXiv Preprint.

"More Competitive Search through Regulation."

Heidhues, Paul, Alessandro Bonatti, L. Elisa Celis, Gregory S. Crawford, David Dinielli, Michael Luca, Tobias Salz, Monika Schnitzer, Fiona M. Scott Morton, Katja Seim, Michael Sinkinson, and Jidong Zhou. Yale Journal on Regulation Vol. 40, No. 3 (2023): 915-972. SSRN Preprint.

"Managed Campaigns and Data-Augmented Auctions for Digital Advertising."

Bergemann, Dirk, Alessandro Bonatti, and Nick Wu. In Proceedings of the 24th ACM Conference on Economics and Computation, New York, NY: July 2023. arXiv Preprint.

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