Research Highlights

Business & Public Policy

Research Highlighs

Some of the current research of the BPP Faculty:

Ernesto Dal Bó

  • "Who Becomes a Politician?" forthcoming at The Quarterly Journal of Economics (with Fred Finan, Olle Folke, Torsten Persson and Johanna Rickne)
  • "The Demand for Bad Policy When Voters Underappreciate Equilibrium Effects," forthcoming at The Review of Economic Studies (with Pedro Dal Bó and Erik Eyster)

Frederico Finan

  • "Who Becomes a Politician?" forthcoming at The Quarterly Journal of Economics (with Fred Finan, Olle Folke, Torsten Persson and Johanna Rickne)
  • "The Personnel Economics of the State," Handbook of Field Experiments 2016

Paul Gertler

  • "The Demand for Energy-Using Assets among the World's Rising Middle Classes" 2016. American Economic Review 2016 (with Orie Shelef, Catherine Wolfram and Alan Fuchs)
  • "Physician Ownership of Complementary Medical Services" Journal of Public Economics 2016 (with Brian Chen and Chun-Yuh Yang)

Raúl Sanchez de la Sierra

  • "On the Origin of States: Stationary Bandits and Taxation in Eastern Congo," revision requested by the Journal of Political Economy

Steve Tadelis

  • "Reputation and Feedback Systems in Online Platform Markets," Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 8, September 2016, pp. 321-340
  • "Consumer Heterogeneity and Paid Search Effectiveness: A Large Scale Field Experiment, Econometrica, 2015, 83(1), pp. 155-174 (with Tom Blake and Chris Nosko)

Reed Walker

  • "Every Breath You Take - Every Dollar You'll Make: The Long-Term Consequences of the Clean Air Act of 1970," forthcoming in the Journal of Political Economy (joint with Adam Isen and Maya Rossin-Slater)
  • "Airports, Air Pollution, and Contemporaneous Health," the Review of Economic Studies, 2016, 83(2), pp. 768-809 (joint with Wolfram Schlenker)

Noam Yuchtman

  • "Curriculum and Ideology," forthcoming in the Journal of Political Economy (joint with Davide Cantoni, Yuyu Chen, David Y. Yang, and Y. Jane Zhang)
  • "The Value of Postsecondary Credentials in the Labor Market: An Experimental Study," American Economic Review, 2016, 106(3), pp. 778-806 (joint with David J. Deming, Amira Abulafi, Claudia Goldin, and Lawrence F. Katz)