Benjamin Golub

Northwestern University

Associate Professor

Evanston, IL 60201

United States

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Financial Networks and Contagion

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2022
Matthew Elliott, Benjamin Golub and Matthew O. Jackson
University of Cambridge, Northwestern University and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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financial networks, networks, contagion, cascades, financial crises, bankruptcy, diversification, integration, globalization

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Learning in Social Networks

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2017
Benjamin Golub and Evan Sadler
Northwestern University and Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics
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social learning, informational herding, cascades, DeGroot, Bayesian, consensus, imitation, homophily, speed of convergence

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A Network Approach to Public Goods

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 15 May 2014 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2019
Matthew Elliott and Benjamin Golub
University of Cambridge and Northwestern University
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public goods, externalities, bargaining, network centrality, eigenvector centrality

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Expectations, Networks, and Conventions

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 03 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2018
Benjamin Golub and Stephen Morris
Northwestern University and MIT
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networks, incomplete information, centrality, common prior, heterogeneous priors, network game

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Supply Network Formation and Fragility

American Economic Review, 2022, 112(8):2701–47
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2023
Matthew Elliott, Benjamin Golub and Mathieu V. Leduc
University of Cambridge, Northwestern University and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
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network formation, fragility, reliability, robustness

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Targeting Interventions in Networks

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2021
Andrea Galeotti, Benjamin Golub and Sanjeev Goyal
University of Essex, Northwestern University and University of Cambridge
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Learning from Neighbors About a Changing State

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 10 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2023
Krishna Dasaratha, Benjamin Golub and Nir Hak
Boston University, Northwestern University and Uber Technologies, Inc.
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Social Learning, Bayesian Learning, DeGroot Model, Information Aggregation, Networks, Centrality

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Higher-Order Expectations

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2017
Benjamin Golub and Stephen Morris
Northwestern University and MIT
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higher-order beliefs, higher-order expectations, networks, common prior, heterogeneous priors

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Exit Spirals in Coupled Networked Markets

Forthcoming in Operations Research, University of St.Gallen, School of Finance Research Paper No. 2018/10
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 07 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2023
Christoph Aymanns, Co-Pierre Georg and Benjamin Golub
London School of Economics, EDHEC Business School and Northwestern University
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network games, fragility, macroprudential regulation, over-the-counter markets

When Less is More: Experimental Evidence on Information Delivery During India's Demonetization

Number of pages: 100 Posted: 21 May 2018 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2022
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University, Stanford University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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When Less is More: Experimental Evidence on Information Delivery During India's Demonetization

NBER Working Paper No. w24679
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 13 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2023
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University, Stanford University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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Signaling, Shame, and Silence in Social Learning

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 30 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2019
Arun G. Chandrasekhar, Benjamin Golub and He Yang
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Northwestern University and Harvard University
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social learning, signaling, stigma, social networks

Signaling, Shame, and Silence in Social Learning

NBER Working Paper No. w25169
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 22 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2022
Arun G. Chandrasekhar, Benjamin Golub and He Yang
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Northwestern University and Harvard University
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Corporate Culture and Organizational Fragility

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Jan 2023 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2023
Matthew Elliott, Benjamin Golub and Mathieu V. Leduc
University of Cambridge, Northwestern University and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
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Networks, Fragility, Game Theory

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Equity Pay in Networked Teams

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 May 2023 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2023
Krishna Dasaratha, Benjamin Golub and Anant Shah
Boston University, Northwestern University and Northwestern University
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Taxes and Market Power: A Network Approach

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Feb 2022
London Business School, Northwestern University, University of Cambridge, IESE Business School and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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Supplementary Appendix for Supply Network Formation and Fragility

American Economic Review (2022), 112(8): 2701–2747
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Mar 2023
Matthew Elliott, Benjamin Golub and Mathieu V. Leduc
University of Cambridge, Northwestern University and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
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network formation, fragility, reliability, robustness

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Online Appendix for Learning from Neighbors about a Changing State

Review of Economic Studies, 2023 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Mar 2023
Krishna Dasaratha, Benjamin Golub and Nir Hak
Boston University, Northwestern University and Uber Technologies, Inc.
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info aggregation, social learning, Bayesian learning, DeGroot learning, network centrality

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Networks and Economic Fragility

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 14, pp. 665-696, 2022, Vol. 14, pp. 665-696
Posted: 31 Aug 2022
Benjamin Golub and Matthew Elliott
Northwestern University and University of Cambridge

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