E. Glen Weyl

Microsoft Research

Senior Researcher

One Memorial Drive

Cambridge, MA 02142

United States

http://www.glenweyl.com

Yale University

Visiting Senior Research Scholar

28 Hillhouse Ave

New Haven, CT 06520-8268

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (56)

1.

Quadratic Voting

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2016
Steven P. Lalley and E. Glen Weyl
Department of Statistics, University of Chicago and Microsoft Research
Downloads 3,196 (955)

Abstract:

social choice, collective decisions, large markets, costly voting, vote trading

2.

Price Theory

Journal of Economic Literature, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 02 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2017
E. Glen Weyl
Microsoft Research
Downloads 2,934 (1,436)

Abstract:

price theory, sufficient statistics, Chicago school, approximation

3.

Voting Squared: Quadratic Voting in Democratic Politics

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 68, No. 2, 2015, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 657
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 24 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 15 May 2014
Eric A. Posner and E. Glen Weyl
University of Chicago - Law School and Microsoft Research
Downloads 2,128 (1,844)
Citation 1

Abstract:

4.

An FDA for Financial Innovation: Applying the Insurable Interest Doctrine to 21st Century Financial Markets

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 107, Forthcoming, University of Chicago Institute for Law & Economics Olin Research Paper No. 589, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 382
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 25 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2013
Eric A. Posner and E. Glen Weyl
University of Chicago - Law School and Microsoft Research
Downloads 1,802 (5,887)
Citation 1

Abstract:

gambling, insurance, pre-approval regulation, financial regulation

5.

A Proposal for Limiting Speculation on Derivatives: An FDA for Financial Innovation

American Economic Review, Forthcoming, University of Chicago Institute for Law & Economics Olin Research Paper No. 594
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2013
Eric A. Posner and E. Glen Weyl
University of Chicago - Law School and Microsoft Research
Downloads 1,571 (7,727)

Abstract:

speculation, insurance, pre-approval regulation, financial regulation

6.

Pass-Through as an Economic Tool: Principles of Incidence under Imperfect Competition

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 121, No. 3, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2013
E. Glen Weyl and Michal Fabinger
Microsoft Research and University of Tokyo - Graduate School of Economics
Downloads 1,493 (6,200)
Citation 2

Abstract:

incidence, pass-through, conduct parameters, oligopoly

7.

Product Design in Selection Markets

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2015
Andre Veiga and E. Glen Weyl
University of Oxford - Nuffield College and Microsoft Research
Downloads 1,183 (13,569)
Citation 3

Abstract:

selection markets, cream-skimming, insurance markets, add-on pricing, subprime lending, product design

8.

Benefit-Cost Analysis for Financial Regulation

American Economic Review, Vol. 103, No. 3, 2013
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 13 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2013
Eric A. Posner and E. Glen Weyl
University of Chicago - Law School and Microsoft Research
Downloads 1,072 (10,347)
Citation 2

Abstract:

benefit-cost analysis, financial regulation, allocative efficiency, price discovery

9.
Downloads 1,073 ( 15,830)
Citation 1

Imperfect Competition in Selection Markets

Review of Economics and Statistics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 30 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2016
Neale Mahoney and E. Glen Weyl
University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Microsoft Research
Downloads 1,066 (15,679)
Citation 1

Abstract:

selection market, imperfect competition, mergers, risk adjustment, risk-based pricing

Imperfect Competition in Selection Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w20411
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2016
Neale Mahoney and E. Glen Weyl
University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Microsoft Research
Downloads 7 (541,637)
Citation 1

Abstract:

10.

Taxation and the Allocation of Talent

Journal of Political Economy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 08 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2016
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Microsoft Research
Downloads 1,006 (7,182)
Citation 1

Abstract:

occupational choice, allocation of talent, optimal income taxation, Pigouvian taxation, Just Desserts

11.

Insulated Platform Competition

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2016
Alexander White and E. Glen Weyl
Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management and Microsoft Research
Downloads 955 (7,834)
Citation 9

Abstract:

platform competition, insulating tariffs, Spence distortion, user coordination, penetration pricing, excessive entry

12.

The Average-Marginal Relationship and Tractable Equilibrium Forms

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 30 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2016
Michal Fabinger and E. Glen Weyl
University of Tokyo - Graduate School of Economics and Microsoft Research
Downloads 942 (9,662)
Citation 1

Abstract:

average, marginal, Laplace transforsm, tractability, closed-form solutions, supply-chain bargaining, labor bargaining, monopolistic competition

13.

Quadratic Voting as Efficient Corporate Governance

University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 643
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 May 2013 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2013
Eric A. Posner and E. Glen Weyl
University of Chicago - Law School and Microsoft Research
Downloads 913 (12,858)
Citation 1

Abstract:

shareholder democracy, vote buying, corporate governance, minority shareholders

Benefit-Cost Paradigms in Financial Regulation

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 660
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2014
Eric A. Posner and E. Glen Weyl
University of Chicago - Law School and Microsoft Research
Downloads 787 (24,607)

Abstract:

Benefit-Cost Paradigms in Financial Regulation

Sloan Foundation Economics Research Paper No. 2741858
Posted: 04 Mar 2016
Eric A. Posner and E. Glen Weyl
University of Chicago - Law School and Microsoft Research

Abstract:

15.

The First-Order Approach to Merger Analysis

American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, Forthcoming, Harvard Economics Department Working Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2013
Sonia Jaffe and E. Glen Weyl
Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics at the University of Chicago and Microsoft Research
Downloads 616 (30,057)
Citation 4

Abstract:

horizontal merger guidelines, comparative statics, local approximation

16.

Pricing Institutions and the Welfare Cost of Adverse Selection

American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 27 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 27 May 2016
E. Glen Weyl and Andre Veiga
Microsoft Research and University of Oxford - Nuffield College
Downloads 468 (30,057)

Abstract:

adverse selection, insurance, incremental pricing, total pricing, deadweight loss

17.

The Openness-Equality Trade-Off in Global Redistribution

The Economic Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2016
E. Glen Weyl
Microsoft Research
Downloads 460 (13,376)

Abstract:

global redistribution, migration, global inequality, Gulf Cooperation Council, prejudice

18.

A Price Theory of Multi-Sided Platforms

American Economic Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2012
E. Glen Weyl
Microsoft Research
Downloads 425 (36,581)
Citation 39

Abstract:

two-sided markets, monopoly quality choice, network effects, multi-product monopoly pricing

19.

Let the Right 'One' Win: Policy Lessons from the New Economics of Platforms

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 709
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2014
E. Glen Weyl and Alexander White
Microsoft Research and Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management
Downloads 414 (31,815)

Abstract:

platforms, network effects, lock-in, fragmentation, excessive entry, winner-takes-all, heterogeneity

20.

Double Marginalization in Two-Sided Markets

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Jan 2009
E. Glen Weyl
Microsoft Research
Downloads 392 (50,680)
Citation 3

Abstract:

two-sided markets, double marginalization, vertical relations, pass-through

21.

Finance and the Common Good

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 May 2013 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2016
E. Glen Weyl
Microsoft Research
Downloads 355 (50,680)

Abstract:

consulting, normative v. positive economics, finance, industrial organization

22.

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Financial Regulations: A Response to Criticisms

Yale Law Journal Forum, Forthcoming, University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 683, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 473
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 May 2014 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2016
Eric A. Posner and E. Glen Weyl
University of Chicago - Law School and Microsoft Research
Downloads 348 (52,573)

Abstract:

cost-benefit analysis, financial regulation, administrative law

23.

Linear Demand Systems are Inconsistent with Discrete Choice

The B. E. Journal of Theoretical Economics
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 10 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2012
Sonia Jaffe and E. Glen Weyl
Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics at the University of Chicago and Microsoft Research
Downloads 267 (82,151)
Citation 3

Abstract:

demand systems, discrete choice, linear demand

24.

Market Power Screens Willingness-to-Pay

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2012
E. Glen Weyl and Jean Tirole
Microsoft Research and University of Toulouse 1 - Industrial Economic Institute (IDEI)
Downloads 242 (70,584)
Citation 3

Abstract:

ntellectual property, market power, screening, stretch parametrization

25.

A Solution to the Collective Action Problem in Corporate Reorganization

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 653
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Sep 2013
Eric A. Posner and E. Glen Weyl
University of Chicago - Law School and Microsoft Research
Downloads 229 (90,431)

Abstract:

26.

Walrasian Equilibrium in Large, Quasilinear Markets

Theoretical Economics, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 281-290, May 2013, DOI: 10.3982/TE1060
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 09 May 2011 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2013
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Microsoft Research and Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management
Downloads 217 (110,547)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Walrasian equilibrium, quasilinear utility, indivisible goods, continuum economies, complementary preferences

27.

Simon Kuznets: Cautious Empiricist of the Eastern European Jewish Diaspora

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2012
E. Glen Weyl
Microsoft Research
Downloads 209 (109,165)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Simon Kuznets, history and economics of the Jews, history of economic thought, development economics, human capital

28.

Concordance Among Holdouts

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2012
Scott Duke Kominers and E. Glen Weyl
Harvard University and Microsoft Research
Downloads 204 (102,851)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Holdout, Market Design, Public Goods, Quasi-Lindahl, Anticommons, Eminent Domain

29.

Competition Policy in Selection Markets

CPI Antitrust Chronicle Submission, August 2014
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 23 Aug 2014
Neale Mahoney, Andre Veiga and E. Glen Weyl
University of Chicago Booth School of Business, University of Oxford - Nuffield College and Microsoft Research
Downloads 189 (90,431)
Citation 1

Abstract:

competition policy, selection markets, cream-skimming, merger analysis, sub-prime lending, health insurance

30.

Is Arbitrage Socially Beneficial?

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Jan 2009
E. Glen Weyl
Microsoft Research
Downloads 124 (140,748)
Citation 2

Abstract:

arbitrage, social welfare, behavioral finance, credit crisis

31.

Biasing Auction

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Jan 2009
E. Glen Weyl
Microsoft Research
Downloads 110 (175,498)

Abstract:

auctions, overconfidence, winner's curse

32.

Whose Rights? A Critique of Individual Agency as the Basis of Rights

Politics, Philosophy and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 Jan 2009
E. Glen Weyl
Microsoft Research
Downloads 103 (195,701)

Abstract:

moral individualism, group rights, social choice theory, liberal-communitarian debate, behavioral economics

33.

A Simple Theory of Scientific Learning

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Jan 2009
E. Glen Weyl
Microsoft Research
Downloads 88 (186,217)
Citation 1

Abstract:

model selection, machine learning, other-regarding preferences, Bayesian statistics

34.

The Robustness of Quadratic Voting

Public Choice, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2016
E. Glen Weyl
Microsoft Research
Downloads 86 (100,247)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Robust mechanism design; Quadratic Voting; collusion; paradox of voting

35.

Slutsky Meets Marschak: The First-Order Identification of Multi-Product Production

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Dec 2009
E. Glen Weyl
Microsoft Research
Downloads 69 (200,716)
Citation 1

Abstract:

36.

Quadratic Voting in Finite Populations

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 22 May 2017
Bharat K Chandar and E. Glen Weyl
Oracle Corporation and Microsoft Research
Downloads 64 (133,859)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Quadratic Voting, small populations, analytic approximations, computational game theory

37.

Monopoly, Ramsey and Lindahl in Rochet and Tirole (2003)

Economics Letters, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 08 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2012
E. Glen Weyl
Microsoft Research
Downloads 64 (240,662)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Two-sided markets, Lindahl pricing, Ramsey pricing

38.

Holdout in the Assembly of Complements: A Problem for Market Design

American Economic Review, Vol. 102, No. 3, 2012
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 14 Jan 2012
Scott Duke Kominers and E. Glen Weyl
Harvard University and Microsoft Research
Downloads 61 (275,165)

Abstract:

holdout, public goods, complementary goods, spectrum allocation

39.

An Online Appendix to: 'The Average-Marginal Relationship and Tractable Equilibrium Forms'

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2016
Michal Fabinger and E. Glen Weyl
University of Tokyo - Graduate School of Economics and Microsoft Research
Downloads 56 (190,882)

Abstract:

Laplace transform, tractability, closed-form solutions, international trade, supply-chain bargaining, labor hoarding, monopolistic competition

40.

An Online Appendix to 'Insulated Platform Competition'

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 May 2015 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2016
Alexander White and E. Glen Weyl
Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management and Microsoft Research
Downloads 15 (300,384)

Abstract:

platform competition, insulating tariffs, Spence distortion, excessive entry, user coordination, dominant strategy implementation

41.

An Online Appendix to 'Depreciating Licenses'

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 12 Sep 2017
E. Glen Weyl and Anthony Lee Zhang
Microsoft Research and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 0 (544,333)

Abstract:

depreciating license, property rights, investment, misallocation, monopoly

42.

Redesigning Spectrum Licenses to Encourage Innovation and Investment

Regulation, Vol. 40, No. 3, 2017, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-55
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 10 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2017
Stanford University, Microsoft Research and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 0 (214,089)

Abstract:

depreciating license, 3.5GHz, priority access licenses

43.

Raffles

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Feb 2017
Microsoft Research, Microsoft Research, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Microsoft Research
Downloads 0 (188,550)

Abstract:

random assignment, cardinal utility, raffles, approximate Pareto efficiency, price of anarchy

44.

An Online Appendix to 'Multidimensional Platform Design'

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 06 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2017
Andre Veiga, E. Glen Weyl and Alexander White
University of Oxford - Nuffield College, Microsoft Research and Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management
Downloads 0 (371,817)

Abstract:

platforms, multidimensional heterogeneity, quality, design, sorting, centrality

45.

Multidimensional Platform Design

American Economic Review, Vol. 107, No. 5, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 04 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2017
Andre Veiga, E. Glen Weyl and Alexander White
University of Oxford - Nuffield College, Microsoft Research and Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management
Downloads 0 (118,047)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Platforms, Multidimensional Heterogeneity, Quality, Design, Sorting, Centrality

46.

Surge Pricing Solves the Wild Goose Chase

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2017
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Uber Technologies Inc. and Microsoft Research
Downloads 0 (34,969)

Abstract:

wild goose chases, ride-hailing, surge pricing, dynamic pricing, hypercongestion

47.

A Proposal to Limit the Anti-Competitive Power of Institutional Investors

Antitrust Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2017
University of Chicago - Law School, Yale School of Management and Microsoft Research
Downloads 0 (10,417)

Abstract:

Common Ownership, Antitrust, Regulation, Corporate Governance

48.

Supplemental Appendix to 'Taxation and the Allocation of Talent'

Journal of Political Economy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Aug 2016
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Microsoft Research
Downloads 0 (354,761)

Abstract:

occupational choice, allocation of talent, optimal income taxation, Pigouvian taxation, Just Desserts

49.

Property Is Only Another Name for Monopoly

Journal of Legal Analysis, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 05 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2017
Eric A. Posner and E. Glen Weyl
University of Chicago - Law School and Microsoft Research
Downloads 0 (22,513)

Abstract:

Property, Common Ownership, Investment Incentives, Allocative Efficiency, Spectrum, Domain Names

50.

An Online Appendix to 'Descending Price Optimally Coordinates Search'

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2017
Bobby Kleinberg, Bo Waggoner and E. Glen Weyl
Microsoft Research New England, Harvard University Department of Computer Science and Microsoft Research
Downloads 0 (394,525)

Abstract:

Assignment auctions, matching, descending price, Dutch auction, information acquisition, search

51.

An Online Appendix to 'Quadratic Voting'

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2016
Steven P. Lalley and E. Glen Weyl
Department of Statistics, University of Chicago and Microsoft Research
Downloads 0 (194,488)

Abstract:

social choice, collective decisions, large markets, costly voting, vote trading

52.

Estimating Welfare in Insurance Markets Using Variation in Prices: Comment

American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 26 May 2016 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2016
E. Glen Weyl and Andre Veiga
Microsoft Research and University of Oxford - Nuffield College
Downloads 0 (472,605)

Abstract:

53.

An Online Appendix to 'The Openness-Equality Trade-Off in Global Redistribution'

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2016
E. Glen Weyl
Microsoft Research
Downloads 0 (295,535)

Abstract:

global redistribution, migration, global inequality, Gulf Cooperation Council, prejudice

54.

Descending Price Optimally Coordinates Search

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2017
Bobby Kleinberg, Bo Waggoner and E. Glen Weyl
Microsoft Research New England, Harvard University Department of Computer Science and Microsoft Research
Downloads 0 (110,096)

Abstract:

Dutch auction, information acquisition, search, matching, descending price, assignment

55.

Depreciating Licenses

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2017
E. Glen Weyl and Anthony Lee Zhang
Microsoft Research and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 0 (19,470)

Abstract:

depreciating license, property rights, investment, misallocation, monopoly

56.

Are Mutualisms Maintained by Host Sanctions or Partner Fidelity Feedback?

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Posted: 02 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2012
Microsoft Research, Harvard University - Society of Fellows, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and Harvard University - Society of Fellows

Abstract:

mutualism, principal-agent, moral hazard, evolution of cooperation