Alessandro Bonatti

Faculty

Alessandro Bonatti

About

Alessandro Bonatti is the John Norris Maguire (1960) Professor and an Associate 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. 

Publications

"Consumer Scores and Price Discrimination."

Bonatti, Alessandro, and Gonzalo Cisternas. Review of Economic Studies. Forthcoming. Appendix. Working Paper.

"The Economics of Social Data: An Introduction."

Bergemann, Dirk, and Alessandro Bonatti, MIT Sloan Working Paper 5879-19. Cambridge, MA: MIT Sloan School of Management, October 2019.

"Markets for Information: An Introduction."

Bergemann, Dirk and Alessandro Bonatti. Annual Review of Economics Vol. 11, (2019): 85-107. VoxEU. Working Paper.

"The Career Effects of Scandal: Evidence from Scientific Retractions."

Azoulay, Pierre, Alessandro Bonatti, and Joshua Krieger. Research Policy Vol. 46, No. 9 (2017): 1552-1569. Working Paper.

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Researchers design new pricing system for selling large amounts of data

Researchers, including MIT Sloan's Alessandro Bonatti, have designed what they believe is an improved, quantitative way for big-data providers to price the information they sell to informed customers.

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Ideas Made to Matter

Determining the effect of scientific retractions

Research measures “citation penalty” for authors of recanted work

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