Associate Professor of Economics
Hinman Box: HB 6106
- A.B. Harvard University; Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Areas of Expertise
- Industrial organization and agency issues, particularly in financial and informational industries; prediction markets
- “Partisan Impacts on the Economy: Evidence from Prediction Markets and Close Elections,” with E Snowberg and J Wolfers, Quarterly Journal of Economics , 122:2 (May 2007) 807-829.
- “How Widespread was ‘Late Trading’ in Mutual Funds?” American Economic Review , 96:2 (May 2006) 284-289.
- “Do Ads Influence Editors? Advertising and Bias in the Financial Media,” with J Reuter, Quarterly Journal of Economics , 121:1 (February 2006) 197-227.
- “Nationalism in Winter Sports Judging and its Lessons for Organizational Decision Making,” Journal of Economics and Management Strategy , 15:1 (2006) 67-99.
- “Retrospective vs. Prospective Analyses of School Inputs: The Case of Flip Charts in Kenya,” with P Glewwe, M Kremer, and S Moulin, Journal of Development Economics , 74:1 (June 2004) 251-268.
- “Who Cares About Shareholders? Arbitrage-proofing Mutual Funds,” Journal of Law, Economics,&Organization , 19:2 (Oct 2003) 245-281.
- “Using Prediction Markets to Track Information Flows: Evidence from Google;” “An Eliot Effect? Prosecutorial Discretion in Mutual Fund Settlement Negotiations, 2003-7;” “When Should Firms Share Credit with Employees: Evidence from Anonymously Managed Mutual Funds”