Working Papers

Skill-Biased Technological Change, Inequality, and the Role of Retraining

Jiyeon Kim

Keywords: Retraining, Skill-biased technological change, Directed job search model, Income inequality

Climate Risk and Preferences over the Size of Government: Evidence from California Wildfires

Michael Coury

Detectability, Duality, and Surplus Extraction

Luca Rigotti

Giuseppe Lopomo, and Chris Shannon

Keywords: mechanism design, surplus extraction, virtual extraction, duality

Uncertainty and Robustness of Surplus Extraction

Luca Rigotti

Giuseppe Lopomo and Chris Shannon

Keywords: mechanism design, robustness, ambiguity, surplus extraction, Knightian uncertainty

Quantile Regression with Interval Data

Arie Beresteanu

Yuya Salaki

Keywords: Partial Identification, Random Sets, Quantile Regression, Quantile Sets

Declining Market Competition in China

Daniel Berkowitz

Shuichiro Nishioka

Keywords: Pure profit shares, labor's share, capital's share, markups, state owned enterprises, competition

Accounting for the International Quantity-Quality Trade-Off

Marla Ripoll

Juan Carlos Córdoba , Xiying Liu

Keywords: public education subsidies, intergenerational financial frictions, fertility, mortality, schooling, parental altruism, TFP

Existence of Trembling hand perfect and sequential equilibrium in Stochastic Games

Sofia Moroni

Keywords: existence, stochastic games, trembling hand perfect equilibrium, sequential equilibrium, revision games

Bidder Collusion: Accounting for All Feasible Bidders

Jean-François Richard

Robert C. Marshall and Chaohai Shen

Existence of trembling hand perfect and sequential equilibrium in games with stochastic timing of moves

Sofia Moroni

Keywords: existence, revision games, stochastic games, trembling hand perfect equilibrium, sequential equilibrium

Government Privatization and Political Participation: The Case of Charter Schools

Jason B. Cook

Vladimir Kogan, Stéphane Lavertu, Zachary Peskowitz

Keywords: charter schools, school choice, electoral participation, turnout, privatization

Testing for Risk Aversion in First-Price Sealed-Bid Auctions

Federico Zincenko

Sung Jae Jun

Keywords: first-price auctions, independent private values, risk aversion, testability, nonparametric testing, local alternatives at the parametric rate

Experimentation in Organizations

Sofia Moroni

Keywords: principal-agent, moral hazard, experimentation, exponential bandit, contests

Changing Business Cycles: The Role of Women's Employment

Stefania Albanesi

Keywords: female employment; business cycles; productivity slowdown; great moderation; jobless recoveries

Goals, Constraints, and Public Assignment: A Field Study of the UEFA Champions League

Alistair Wilson

Marta Boczon

Keywords: Constrained assignment; UEFA Champions League; Public draw

Experimenting with the Transition Rule in Dynamic Games

Alistair Wilson

Emanuel Vespa

Keywords: Dynamic Games, Transition Rule, Markov Perfection, Equilibrium Selection

Gender Differences in Negotiation: Evidence fro Real Estate Transactions.

Lise Vesterlund

Steffen Andersen, Julie Marx, and Kasper Meisner Neilsen

Keywords: gender differences; negotiation; real estate

Balanced Growth Approach to Forecasting Recessions

Marta Boczon

Jean-Francois Richard

Keywords: Hybrid model; VAR; DSGE; ECM; RBC

Does Immigration Decrease Far-Fight Popularity? Evidence from Finnish Municipalities

Jakub Lonsky

Keywords: Immigration, far-right, political economy, voting

Market Distortions and Labor Share Distributions: Evidence from Chinese Manufacturing Firms

Daniel Berkowitz

Shuichiro Nishioka

Keywords: Labor's share, Capital-labor substitution, Product markups, Market distortions