Susan Athey

Stanford Graduate School of Business

Professor of Economics

655 Knight Way

Stanford, CA 94305-5015

United States

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38

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Scholarly Papers (38)

Organizational Design: Decision Rights and Incentive Contracts

MIT Economics Working Paper No. 01-12
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Mar 2001
Susan Athey and Donald John Roberts
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 860 (20,682)

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Organizational Design: Decision Rights and Incentive Contracts

American Economic Review, Vol. 91, May 2001
Posted: 02 Apr 2001
Susan Athey and Donald John Roberts
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business

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Identification Of Standard Auction Models

MIT Dept. of Economics Working Paper No. 00-18
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Aug 2000
Susan Athey and Philip A. Haile
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Yale University - Department of Economics
Downloads 654 (29,945)

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Auctions, nonparametric identification and testing, private values, common values, asymmetric bidders, unobserved bids, order statistics

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The Impact of Consumer Multi-Homing on Advertising Markets and Media Competition

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2180851
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2016
Susan Athey, Emilio Calvano and Joshua S. Gans
Stanford Graduate School of Business, CSEF - Center for Studies in Economics and Finance and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 543 (20,240)

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advertising, media, newspapers, matching, tracking, two-sided markets, platforms

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Innovation and the Emergence of Market Dominance

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 99-18
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Mar 2000
Susan Athey and Armin Schmutzler
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Optimal Collusion with Private Information

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 99-17
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 23 Mar 2000
Susan Athey and Kyle Bagwell
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 433 (52,325)

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Optimal Collusion with Private Information

RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 32, No. 3
Posted: 11 Oct 2001
Kyle Bagwell and Susan Athey
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Stanford Graduate School of Business

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Collusion and Price Rigidity

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 98-23 and USC Law School Working Paper No. 98-15
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 11 Dec 1998
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Collusion and Price Rigidity

The Review of Economic Studies, Forthcoming
Posted: 27 Dec 2002
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania Law School

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The Value Of Information In Monotone Decision Problems

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 98-24
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Jan 1999
Susan Athey and Jonathan Levin
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 421 (47,793)

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Mentoring and Diversity

INSEAD Working Paper No. 98-2; and MIT Dept. of Economics Research Paper No. 98-2
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 May 1998
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and INSEAD - Strategy
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Mentoring and Diversity

NBER Working Paper No. w6496
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Jul 2000
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and INSEAD - Strategy
Downloads 39 (363,940)

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Identification and Inference in Nonlinear Difference-In-Differences Models

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 03 Jun 2002
Susan Athey and Guido W. Imbens
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 234 (105,771)

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Difference-In-Differences, Identification, Nonlinear models, Nonparametric Estimation

Identification and Inference in Nonlinear Difference-in-Differences Models

NBER Working Paper No. t0280
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 15 Sep 2002
Susan Athey and Guido W. Imbens
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 40 (360,325)

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The Impact of Targeting Technology on Advertising Markets and Media Competition

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Jan 2010
Susan Athey and Joshua S. Gans
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 273 (39,265)
Citation 5

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advertising, targeting, media, competition

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Empirical Models of Auctions

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1562
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Mar 2006
Susan Athey and Philip A. Haile
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Yale University - Department of Economics
Downloads 220 (112,491)

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Auctions, identification, estimation, testing

Empirical Models of Auctions

NBER Working Paper No. w12126
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 May 2006
Susan Athey and Philip A. Haile
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Yale University - Department of Economics
Downloads 46 (340,023)

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Comparing Open and Sealed Bid Auctions: Theory and Evidence from Timber Auctions

FEEM Working Paper No. 142.04
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 26 Nov 2004
Jonathan Levin, Susan Athey and Enrique Seira
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 255 (83,783)

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Auctions, Timber

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Comments of 71 Concerned Economists: Using Procurement Auctions to Allocate Broadband Stimulus Grants

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2014
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business, American University - Washington College of Law, The Brattle Group, University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University, Columbia University, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder - College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, University of Michigan, Georgetown University - Department of Economics, University of Zurich, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit, University of Oxford, Smith School, Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group, University of North Texas, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Clemson University, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration, Public Utility Research Center, Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics, National Economic Research Associates Inc. (NERA) (Deceased), Independent, Penn State University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Technology Policy Institute, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST), Georgetown University - Department of Strategy/Economics/Ethics/Public Policy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Economics, Finance, Accounting (EFA), Stanford University, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University, California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Northwestern University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Toulouse School of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Boston University - Department of Finance & Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Georgetown University, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, Technology Policy Institute, Northwestern University - Department of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences (MEDS), University of Nevada, Las Vegas - College of Business - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics, Charles River Associates (CRA) and Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research
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Citation 1

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Single Crossing Properties And The Existence Of Pure Strategy Equilibria In Games Of Incomplete Information

MIT Dept. of Economics Working Paper No. 97-11
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 02 Dec 1998
Susan Athey
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 223 (109,455)

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Information And Competition In U.S. Forest Service Timber Auctions

MIT Economics Working Paper No. 99-12, revised
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Aug 2000
Susan Athey and Jonathan Levin
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 162 (150,163)
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Information and Competition in U.S. Forest Service Timber Auctions

NBER Working Paper No. w7185
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 25 Aug 1999
Susan Athey and Jonathan Levin
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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The Optimal Degree of Discretion in Monetary Policy

ECB Working Paper No. 338
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 25 Aug 2004
Susan Athey, Andrew Atkeson and Patrick J. Kehoe
Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department
Downloads 94 (229,446)
Citation 1

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Rules vs. discretion, time inconsistency, optimal monetary policy, inflation targets, inflation caps

The Optimal Degree of Discretion in Monetary Policy

FRB International Finance Discussion Papers No. 801
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Jun 2004
Susan Athey, Andrew Atkeson and Patrick J. Kehoe
Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department
Downloads 68 (280,105)
Citation 1

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rules vs. discretion, time inconsistency, optimal monetary policy, inflation targets, inflation caps

The Optimal Degree of Discretion in Monetary Policy

NBER Working Paper No. w10109
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Nov 2003
Susan Athey, Andrew Atkeson and Patrick J. Kehoe
Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - Research Department
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Dynamics of Open Source Movements

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3215
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Oct 2010
Susan Athey and Glenn Ellison
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 180 (125,069)
Citation 3

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An Empirical Framework for Testing Theories About Complimentarity in Organizational Design

NBER Working Paper No. w6600
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Jul 2000
Susan Athey and Scott Stern
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 66 (266,231)

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The Impact of Information Technology on Emergency Health Care Outcomes

NBER Working Paper No. w7887
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 11 Sep 2000
Susan Athey and Scott Stern
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 41 (356,757)
Citation 1

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The Impact of Information Technology on Emergency Health Care Outcomes

Posted: 11 Aug 2001
Susan Athey and Scott Stern
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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The Impact of Information Technology on Emergency Health Care Outcomes

RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 33, Autumn 2002
Posted: 23 Sep 2002
Susan Athey and Scott Stern
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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Position Auctions with Consumer Search

NBER Working Paper No. w15253
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Aug 2009
Susan Athey and Glenn Ellison
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 34 (343,445)
Citation 39

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Comparing Open and Sealed Bid Auctions: Evidence from Timber Auctions

NBER Working Paper No. w14590
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Dec 2008
Susan Athey, Jonathan Levin and Enrique Seira
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 30 (381,974)
Citation 24

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The Adoption and Impact of Advanced Emergency Response Services

NBER Working Paper No. w6595
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 29 Jun 2000
Susan Athey and Scott Stern
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 29 (378,103)

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Finite Population Causal Standard Errors

NBER Working Paper No. w20325
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 28 Jul 2014
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Michigan State University - Department of Economics
Downloads 25 (408,105)

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The Impact of the Internet on Advertising Markets for News Media

NBER Working Paper No. w19419
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 14 Sep 2013
Susan Athey, Emilio Calvano and Joshua S. Gans
Stanford Graduate School of Business, CSEF - Center for Studies in Economics and Finance and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 16 (390,133)

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Set-Asides and Subsidies in Auctions

NBER Working Paper No. w16851
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 Mar 2011
Susan Athey, Dominic Coey and Jonathan Levin
Stanford Graduate School of Business, eBay Research Labs and Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 12 (463,942)
Citation 4

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Discrete Choice Models with Multiple Unobserved Choice Characteristics

International Economic Review, Vol. 48, Issue 4, pp. 1159-1192, November 2007
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Dec 2007
Susan Athey and Guido W. Imbens
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 11 (484,441)
Citation 5

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The Nature and Incidence of Software Piracy: Evidence from Windows

NBER Working Paper No. w19755
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Dec 2013
Susan Athey and Scott Stern
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
Downloads 3 (503,676)

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Exact P-Values for Network Interference

NBER Working Paper No. w21313
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Jul 2015
Susan Athey, Dean Eckles and Guido W. Imbens
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford University - Department of Communication and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 2 (527,629)

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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: 33 Posted: 15 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2017
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Management Science (MS)
Downloads 0 (50,864)

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privacy, digital currency, bitcoin, blockchain, digital wallets

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The Impact of Aggregators on Internet News Consumption

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 17-8
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Jan 2017
Susan Athey, Markus M. Mobius and Jenő Pál
Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of Information and Central European University (CEU) - Department of Economics
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News Consumption, Aggregators, Google News, Complements, Substitutes

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Bitcoin Pricing, Adoption, and Usage: Theory and Evidence

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-42
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 21 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2016
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Independent, Graduate School of Business - CIRCLE and Harvard University
Downloads 0 (67,111)

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A Theory of Community Formation and Social Hierarchy

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 16-41
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2016
Susan Athey, Emilio Calvano and Saumitra Jha
Stanford Graduate School of Business, CSEF - Center for Studies in Economics and Finance and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 0 (212,671)

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trust, hierarchy, online communities, inter-ethnic, early humans

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Dynamics of Open Source Movements

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 23, Issue 2, pp. 294-316, 2014
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Apr 2014
Susan Athey and Glenn Ellison
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (548,619)

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Investment and Market Dominance

Rand Journal of Economics, Vol. 32, No. 1
Posted: 29 May 2001
Susan Athey and Armin Schmutzler
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of Zurich - Department of Economics

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Investment and Information Value for a Risk Averse Firm

MIT Dept. of Economics Working Paper No. 00-30
Posted: 06 Dec 2000
Susan Athey
Stanford Graduate School of Business

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Portfolio problem, value of information, stochastic orderings, comparative statics, under uncertainty, monotone likelihood ratio order, monotone probability ratio order

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Characterizing Properties of Stochastic Objective Functions

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 96-1, Revised
Posted: 08 Oct 1998
Susan Athey
Stanford Graduate School of Business

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Comparative Statics Under Uncertainty: Single Crossing Properties and Log-Supermodularity

MIT, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 96-22
Posted: 08 Oct 1998
Susan Athey
Stanford Graduate School of Business

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An Empirical Framework for Testing Theories About Complementarity in Organizational Design

Posted: 09 Jun 1997
Susan Athey and Scott Stern
Stanford Graduate School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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