E. Glen Weyl

Microsoft Research New York City

Senior Researcher

641 Avenue of the Americas, 7th Floor

New York, NY 10011

United States

http://www.glenweyl.com

Yale University

Visiting Senior Research Scholar

28 Hillhouse Ave

New Haven, CT 06520-8268

United States

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Scholarly Papers (53)

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 New York City
Downloads 3,196 (1,151)

Abstract:

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

2.

Price Theory

Journal of Economic Literature, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 02 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2015
E. Glen Weyl
Microsoft Research New York City
Downloads 2,934 (1,560)

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 New York City
Downloads 2,128 (2,450)
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 New York City
Downloads 1,802 (5,560)
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 New York City
Downloads 1,571 (7,194)

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 New York City and University of Tokyo
Downloads 1,493 (6,359)
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 New York City
Downloads 1,079 (14,242)
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 New York City
Downloads 1,072 (10,637)
Citation 2

Abstract:

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

9.

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 New York City
Downloads 1,006 (8,666)
Citation 1

Abstract:

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

10.

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 New York City
Downloads 955 (8,746)
Citation 9

Abstract:

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

11.

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 and Microsoft Research New York City
Downloads 942 (10,406)
Citation 1

Abstract:

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

12.
Downloads 938 ( 17,625)
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 New York City
Downloads 934 (17,389)
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
Neale Mahoney and E. Glen Weyl
University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Microsoft Research New York City
Downloads 4 (523,112)
Citation 1

Abstract:

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 New York City
Downloads 913 (13,400)
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 New York City
Downloads 724 (25,271)

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 New York City

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 New York City
Downloads 616 (28,879)
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 New York City and University of Oxford - Nuffield College
Downloads 468 (33,220)

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 New York City
Downloads 460 (15,389)

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 New York City
Downloads 425 (42,593)
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 New York City and Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management
Downloads 414 (33,293)

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 New York City
Downloads 392 (49,753)
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 New York City
Downloads 355 (51,771)

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 New York City
Downloads 348 (51,501)

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 New York City
Downloads 267 (79,781)
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 New York City and University of Toulouse 1 - Industrial Economic Institute (IDEI)
Downloads 242 (71,166)
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 New York City
Downloads 229 (87,438)

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 New York City and Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management
Downloads 217 (103,885)
Citation 1

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 New York City
Downloads 209 (107,082)
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 New York City
Downloads 204 (100,734)
Citation 4

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 New York City
Downloads 189 (95,286)
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 New York City
Downloads 124 (145,312)
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 New York City
Downloads 110 (176,812)

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 New York City
Downloads 103 (190,690)

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 New York City
Downloads 88 (195,815)
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 New York City
Downloads 86 (114,237)
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 New York City
Downloads 69 (218,415)
Citation 1

Abstract:

36.

The Efficiency of Quadratic Voting in Finite Populations

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Feb 2015
E. Glen Weyl
Microsoft Research New York City
Downloads 64 (168,488)
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 New York City
Downloads 64 (253,102)
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 New York City
Downloads 61 (263,319)

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 and Microsoft Research New York City
Downloads 56 (194,500)

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 New York City
Downloads 15 (311,691)

Abstract:

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

41.

An Online Appendix to 'Multidimensional Platform Design'

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 06 Jan 2017
Andre Veiga, E. Glen Weyl and Alexander White
University of Oxford - Nuffield College, Microsoft Research New York City and Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management
Downloads 0 (485,583)

Abstract:

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

42.

Multidimensional Platform Design

American Economic Review, Vol. 107, No. 3, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 04 Jan 2017
Andre Veiga, E. Glen Weyl and Alexander White
University of Oxford - Nuffield College, Microsoft Research New York City and Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management
Downloads 0 (329,232)

Abstract:

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

43.

Surge Pricing Solves the Wild Goose Chase

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2017
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Uber Technologies Inc. and Microsoft Research New York City
Downloads 0 (102,040)

Abstract:

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

44.

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

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 787
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2017
University of Chicago - Law School, Yale School of Management and Microsoft Research New York City
Downloads 0 (29,186)

Abstract:

Common Ownership, Antitrust, Regulation, Corporate Governance

45.

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 New York City
Downloads 0 (440,700)

Abstract:

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

46.

Property Is Another Name for Monopoly Facilitating Efficient Bargaining with Partial Common Ownership of Spectrum, Corporations, and Land

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 772, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 555
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 05 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2016
Eric A. Posner and E. Glen Weyl
University of Chicago - Law School and Microsoft Research New York City
Downloads 0 (40,802)

Abstract:

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

47.

An Online Appendix to 'Descending Price Optimally Coordinates Search'

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2016
Bobby Kleinberg, Bo Waggoner and E. Glen Weyl
Microsoft Research New England, Harvard University Department of Computer Science and Microsoft Research New York City
Downloads 0 (440,700)

Abstract:

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

48.

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 New York City
Downloads 0 (261,278)

Abstract:

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

49.

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 New York City and University of Oxford - Nuffield College
Downloads 0 (470,944)

Abstract:

50.

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 New York City
Downloads 0 (300,784)

Abstract:

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

51.

Descending Price Optimally Coordinates Search

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 25 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2016
Bobby Kleinberg, Bo Waggoner and E. Glen Weyl
Microsoft Research New England, Harvard University Department of Computer Science and Microsoft Research New York City
Downloads 0 (128,232)

Abstract:

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

52.

Ownership of the Means of Production

University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. 765
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 09 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2016
E. Glen Weyl and Anthony Lee Zhang
Microsoft Research New York City and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 0 (28,469)

Abstract:

property rights, market power, investment, asymmetric information bargaining

53.

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 New York City, 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