Christian Catalini

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

Associate Professor

100 Main Street

E62-480

Cambridge, MA MA 02142

United States

http://mitsloan.mit.edu/faculty-and-research/faculty-directory/detail/?id=58777

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Some Simple Economics of the Blockchain

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2874598, MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5191-16
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2017
Christian Catalini and Joshua S. Gans
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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blockchain, cryptocurrency, market design, tokens, initial coin offerings, ICOs, smart contracts, distributed ledgers, Bitcoin, Ethereum, open source, auctions

Some Simple Economics of the Blockchain

NBER Working Paper No. w22952
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Dec 2016
Christian Catalini and Joshua S. Gans
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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The Geography of Crowdfunding

NET Institute Working Paper No. 10-08
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2014
Ajay Agrawal, Christian Catalini and Avi Goldfarb
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Entrepreneurial finance, crowd-funding, internet, family and friends, local bias, social networks.

The Geography of Crowdfunding

NBER Working Paper No. w16820
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 28 Feb 2011
Ajay Agrawal, Christian Catalini and Avi Goldfarb
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Seeding the S-Curve? The Role of Early Adopters in Diffusion

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Aug 2016
Christian Catalini and Catherine E. Tucker
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Management Science (MS)
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early adopters, technology diffusion, adoption, bitcoin, blockchain

Seeding the S-Curve? The Role of Early Adopters in Diffusion

NET Institute Working Paper No. 16-02
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Oct 2016
Christian Catalini and Catherine E. Tucker
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Management Science (MS)
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Seeding the S-Curve? The Role of Early Adopters in Diffusion

NBER Working Paper No. w22596
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Sep 2016
Christian Catalini and Catherine E. Tucker
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Management Science (MS)
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Initial Coin Offerings and the Value of Crypto Tokens

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5347-18, Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 3137213
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2018
Christian Catalini and Joshua S. Gans
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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crypto tokens, blockchain, cryptocurrency, initial coin offering, entrepreneurial finance, crowdfunding, equity financing, monetary policy, network effects

Initial Coin Offerings and the Value of Crypto Tokens

NBER Working Paper No. w24418
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Mar 2018
Christian Catalini and Joshua S. Gans
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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The Digital Privacy Paradox: Small Money, Small Costs, Small Talk

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5196-17, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-14
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2018
Susan Athey, Christian Catalini and Catherine E. Tucker
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Management Science (MS)
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privacy strategy, digital currency, bitcoin, blockchain, digital wallets, cryptocurrency

The Digital Privacy Paradox: Small Money, Small Costs, Small Talk

NBER Working Paper No. w23488
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Jun 2017
Susan Athey, Christian Catalini and Catherine E. Tucker
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Management Science (MS)
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Are Syndicates the Killer App of Equity Crowdfunding?

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5126-15, Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2569988
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2015
Ajay Agrawal, Christian Catalini and Avi Goldfarb
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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equity crowdfunding, crowdfunding, angel investment, business angels, syndicates, online syndication, local bias, social networks

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Slack Time and Innovation

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2599004, MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5266-15
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 27 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2018
Ajay Agrawal, Christian Catalini, Avi Goldfarb and Hong Luo
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Harvard Business School - Strategy Unit
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crowdfunding, entrepreneurship, slack time, low-opportunity cost time, teamwork, internet

Slack Time and Innovation

NBER Working Paper No. w21134
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 May 2015 Last Revised: 30 May 2015
Ajay Agrawal, Christian Catalini and Avi Goldfarb
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Did Cheaper Flights Change the Geography of Scientific Collaboration?

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5172-16
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2018
Christian Catalini, Christian Fons-Rosen and Patrick Gaulé
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Charles University in Prague - CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute)
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scientific collaboration, air travel, temporary co-location, face-to-face meetings

Did Cheaper Flights Change the Direction of Science?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9897
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Apr 2016
Christian Catalini, Christian Fons-Rosen and Patrick Gaule
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and CERGE-EI
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scientific collaboration, air travel, temporary co-location, face-to-face meetings

Did Cheaper Flights Change the Direction of Science?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11252
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 May 2016
Christian Catalini, Christian Fons-Rosen and Patrick Gaule
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and CERGE-EI
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Microgeography and the Direction of Inventive Activity

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2126890, MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5190-16
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2017
Christian Catalini
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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co-location, idea recombination, collaboration, search costs, microgeography, low-opportunity cost time

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Some Simple Economics of Crowdfunding

NBER Working Paper No. w19133
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2014
Ajay Agrawal, Christian Catalini and Avi Goldfarb
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Disclosure Rules and Declared Essential Patents

Boston University Questrom School of Business Research Paper
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 21 Jul 2017
Eindhoven University of Technology (TUE), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna di Pisa, Boston University - School of Law - Technology & Policy Research Initiative and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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Standards, Compatibility, Patents, Licensing, FRAND

Disclosure Rules and Declared Essential Patents

NBER Working Paper No. w23627
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 04 Aug 2017
Eindhoven University of Technology (TUE), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna di Pisa, Boston University - School of Law - Technology & Policy Research Initiative and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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Crowdfunding: Geography, Social Networks, and the Timing of Investment Decisions

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 24, Issue 2, pp. 253-274, 2015
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 May 2015
Ajay Agrawal, Christian Catalini and Avi Goldfarb
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Can Capital Defy the Law of Gravity? Investor Networks and Startup Investment

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5239-17
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 14 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2017
Christian Catalini and Xiang Hui
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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equity crowdfunding, angel investors, syndication, crowdfunding

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Can Equity Crowdfunding Democratize Access to Capital and Investment Opportunities?

MIT Innovation Initiative Lab for Innovation Science and Policy Report, 2016
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 May 2016
Christian Catalini, Catherine Fazio and Fiona Murray
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, MIT Innovation Intitiative and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Entrepreneurship Center
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