Ali Hortacsu

University of Chicago - Department of Economics

1126 East 59th Street

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

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1.

What Makes You Click? Mate Preferences and Matching Outcomes in Online Dating

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 4603-06
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 11 Apr 2006
Günter J. Hitsch, Ali Hortacsu and Dan Ariely
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
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Matching and Sorting in Online Dating

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Mar 2008
Günter J. Hitsch, Ali Hortacsu and Dan Ariely
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
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matching, market design, Gale-Shapley, marriage, sorting

Prices and Promotions in U.S. Retail Markets: Evidence from Big Data

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 17-18
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 19 May 2017 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2019
Günter J. Hitsch, Ali Hortacsu and Xiliang Lin
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 1,059 (22,256)
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pricing, promotions, retailing

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Winner's Curse, Reserve Prices and Endogenous Entry: Empirical Insights from Ebay Auctions

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 29 Jun 2000
Patrick Bajari and Ali Hortacsu
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,096 (21,529)
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Product Differentiation, Search Costs, and Competition in the Mutual Fund Industry: A Case Study of S&P 500 Index Funds

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 27 May 2003
Ali Hortacsu and Chad Syverson
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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S&P 500, index funds, mutual funds, mutual fund industry, search, search costs, product differentiation

E-Commerce and the Market Structure of Retail Industries

NET Institute Working Paper No. 05-24
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Nov 2005
Önsel Emre, Ali Hortacsu and Chad Syverson
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 604 (48,667)
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e-commerce, retail industries

E-Commerce and the Market Structure of Retail Industries

NBER Working Paper No. w14166
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2012
University of London, Royal Holloway College - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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E-Commerce and the Market Structure of Retail Industries

The Economic Journal, Vol. 120, Issue 545, pp. 651-682, June 2010
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Jun 2010
University of London, Royal Holloway College - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Fire-Sale Spillovers in Debt Markets

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 21 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2020
Antonio Falato, Ali Hortacsu, Dan Li and Chaehee Shin
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Board and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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asset management, fixed-income markets, fire-sales, identification of spillover effects

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Advertising, Consumer Awareness, and Choice: Evidence from the U.S. Banking Industry

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 17 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2016
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and INSEAD
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advertising, banking industry, consumer search, demand estimation

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The Determinants of Bank Mergers: A Revealed Preference Analysis

Management Science 2016, 62 (8), 2241-2258
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2016
Oktay Akkus, J. Anthony Cookson and Ali Hortacsu
Bates White, University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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mergers, matching, empirical matching models, antitrust, maximum score estimation, banking

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Deposit Competition and Financial Fragility: Evidence from the US Banking Sector

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 15-33, Fama-Miller Working Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Aug 2015
Mark Egan, Ali Hortacsu and Gregor Matvos
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance
Downloads 367 (90,552)
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Assortative Matching and Reputation in the Market for First Issues

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2020
Oktay Akkus, J. Anthony Cookson and Ali Hortacsu
Bates White, University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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two-sided matching, structural estimation, market for first issues

On the Empirical Content of Quantal Response Equilibrium

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Sep 2003
Philip A. Haile, Ali Hortacsu and Grigory Kosenok
Yale University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and New Economic School
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quantal response equilibrium, testable restrictions, comparative statics

On the Empirical Content of Quantal Response Equilibrium

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1432R
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Aug 2006
Philip A. Haile, Ali Hortacsu and Grigory Kosenok
Yale University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and New Economic School
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Quantal response equilibrium, Falsifiability, Testable restrictions, Regular quantal response equilibrium, Rank-cumulative probabilities, Block-Marschak polynomials

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The Geography of Trade on Ebay and Mercadolibre

NET Institute Working Paper No. 06-09
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Oct 2006
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Notre Dame - Department of Accountancy and Independent Author
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Inverse Optimization for the Recovery of Market Structure from Market Outcomes: An Application to the MISO Electricity Market

Operations Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 31 May 2015 Last Revised: 18 May 2017
John R. Birge, Ali Hortacsu and Michael Pavlin
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Wilfrid Laurier University - School of Business & Economics
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Inverse optimization, deregulated electricity markets

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The Dynamics of Seller Reputation: Evidence from Ebay

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/26094
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Oct 2008
Luis M. B. Cabral and Ali Hortacsu
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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quality, reputation, auctions, eBay

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Why do Firms Own Production Chains?

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES 09-31
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Oct 2009
Ali Hortacsu and Chad Syverson
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Why Do Firms Own Production Chains?

NBER Working Paper No. w18020
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 28 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2014
Enghin Atalay, Ali Hortacsu and Chad Syverson
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Testing Models of Consumer Search using Data on Web Browsing and Purchasing Behavior

Forthcoming in the American Economic Review , NET Institute Working Paper No. 09-23
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2014
Clemson University, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy
Downloads 161 (205,474)
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consumer search, electronic commerce, consumer behavior

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Economic Insights from Internet Auctions: A Survey

NBER Working Paper No. w10076
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Nov 2003 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2015
Patrick Bajari and Ali Hortacsu
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Crisis Management: Analyzing Default Risk and Liquidity Demand during Financial Stress

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2013
Jason Allen, Jakub Kastl and Ali Hortacsu
Government of Canada - Bank of Canada, Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
Downloads 139 (231,751)
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Search with Learning

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 12 May 2014
Clemson University, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy
Downloads 137 (234,504)
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consumer search, learning, electronic commerce, consumer behavior

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The Production, Relocation, and Price Effects of US Trade Policy: The Case of Washing Machines

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-61
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 19 Apr 2019
Ali Hortacsu, Felix Tintelnot and Aaron Flaaen
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago Department of Economics and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Downloads 134 (238,634)
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trade, tariffs

Does Strategic Ability Affect Efficiency? Evidence from Electricity Markets

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-36
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 06 Mar 2019
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 79 (344,777)
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Does Strategic Ability Affect Efficiency? Evidence from Electricity Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w23526
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 19 Jun 2017
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance
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The Dynamics of Seller Reputation: Theory and Evidence from Ebay

NBER Working Paper No. w10363
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 24 Mar 2004 Last Revised: 06 May 2004
Luis M. B. Cabral and Ali Hortacsu
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
Downloads 77 (350,079)

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The Dynamics of Seller Reputation: Theory and Evidence from Ebay

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 May 2004
Luis M. B. Cabral and Ali Hortacsu
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Moral hazard, quality, reputation, auctions, eBay

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Order Flow and the Formation of Dealer Bids: An Analysis of Information and Strategic Behavior in the Government of Canada Securities Auctions

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Nov 2004
Samita Sareen and Ali Hortacsu
Independent and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Treasury auctions, Behavioural finance

Cementing Relationships: Vertical Integration, Foreclosure, Productivity and Prices

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP- 08-41
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 01 Aug 2009
Ali Hortacsu and Chad Syverson
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Cementing Relationships: Vertical Integration, Foreclosure, Productivity, and Prices

NBER Working Paper No. w12894
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 17 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2010
Ali Hortacsu and Chad Syverson
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Cementing Relationships: Vertical Integration, Foreclosure, Productivity, and Prices

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 115, April 2007
Posted: 23 Apr 2007
Ali Hortacsu and Chad Syverson
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business

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The Ongoing Evolution of Us Retail: A Format Tug-of-War

NBER Working Paper No. w21464
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2015
Ali Hortacsu and Chad Syverson
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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The 2007 Subprime Market Crisis Through the Lens of European Central Bank Auctions for Short-Term Funds

ECB Working Paper No. 1374
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 25 Aug 2011
Nuno Cassola, Ali Hortacsu and Jakub Kastl
University of Milan Bicocca - CefES, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Princeton University - Department of Economics
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Multiunit auctions, primary market, structural estimation, subprime market, liquidity crisis

The 2007 Subprime Market Crisis Through the Lens of European Central Bank Auctions for Short-Term Funds

NBER Working Paper No. w15158
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 21 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2009
Nuno Cassola, Ali Hortacsu and Jakub Kastl
University of Milan Bicocca - CefES, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Princeton University - Department of Economics
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Product Differentiation, Search Costs, and Competition in the Mutual Fund Industry: A Case Study of the S&P 500 Index Funds

NBER Working Paper No. w9728
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 26 May 2003 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2010
Ali Hortacsu and Chad Syverson
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Is an Automaker's Road to Bankruptcy Paved with Customers' Beliefs?

The American Economic Review, Vol. 101, No. 3, May 2011, UNC Kenan-Flagler Research Paper No. 2013-24
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Oct 2012
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Kenan-Flagler Business School
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Sales Force and Competition in Financial Product Markets: The Case of Mexico's Social Security Privatization

NBER Working Paper No. w18881
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2014
Brown University, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 54 (416,022)
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Understanding Strategic Bidding in Restructured Electricity Markets: A Case Study of Ercot

NBER Working Paper No. w11123
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 10 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2009
Ali Hortacsu and Steven L. Puller
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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The Impact of Big Data on Firm Performance: An Empirical Investigation

NBER Working Paper No. w24334
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 21 Feb 2018
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Toronto - Department of Economics
Downloads 43 (457,867)
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Trade, Merchants, and the Lost Cities of the Bronze Age

NBER Working Paper No. w23992
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Nov 2017
Harvard University, SciencesPo - Sciences Po - Department of Economics, Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
Downloads 36 (488,362)
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Are Structural Estimates of Auction Models Reasonable? Evidence from Experimental Data

NBER Working Paper No. w9889
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 05 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2010
Patrick Bajari and Ali Hortacsu
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
Downloads 36 (499,516)
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Are Structural Estimates of Auction Models Reasonable? Evidence from Experimental Data

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 113, pp. 703-741, August 2005
Posted: 10 Aug 2005
Patrick Bajari and Ali Hortacsu
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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An Empirical Test of Auction Efficiency: Evidence from MBS Auctions of the Federal Reserve

FEDS Working Paper No. 2015-082, http://dx.doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2015.082
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Oct 2015
Pietro Bonaldi, Ali Hortacsu and Zhaogang Song
University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Agency MBS, Auction, Nonparametric

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Finding Exogenous Variation in Data

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 May 2018
Eliot Abrams, George Gui and Ali Hortacsu
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Nonparametric Estimation, Finite Mixture Models, Data Mining, IV

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Are Consumers Affected by Durable Goods Makers' Financial Distress? The Case of Auto Manufacturers

NBER Working Paper No. w16197
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2010
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Kenan-Flagler Business School
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How Wide Is the Firm Border?

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-34
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 Mar 2019
University of Wisconsin - Madison, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Compass Lexecon and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 19 (605,115)
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How Wide is the Firm Border?

NBER Working Paper No. w23777
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 11 Sep 2017
Enghin Atalay, Ali Hortacsu, Mary Li and Chad Syverson
University of Wisconsin - Madison, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Order Flow and the Formation of Dealer Bids: Information Flows and Strategic Behavior in the Government of Canada Securities Auctions

NBER Working Paper No. w11116
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 09 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2005
Ali Hortacsu and Samita Sareen
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Independent
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Bid Shading and Bidder Surplus in the U.S. Treasury Auction System

NBER Working Paper No. w24024
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Nov 2017
Ali Hortacsu, Jakub Kastl and Allen Zhang
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Princeton University - Department of Economics and Government of the United States of America - Department of the Treasury
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An Empirical Analysis of Funding Costs Spillovers in the Euro-Zone with Application to Systemic Risk

NBER Working Paper No. w21462
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 18 Aug 2015
Pietro Bonaldi, Ali Hortacsu and Jakub Kastl
University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Princeton University - Department of Economics
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Power to Choose? An Analysis of Consumer Inertia in the Residential Electricity Market

NBER Working Paper No. w20988
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Mar 2015
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Sharif University of Technology and Texas A&M University - Department of Economics
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The Production Relocation and Price Effects of U.S. Trade Policy: The Case of Washing Machines

NBER Working Paper No. w25767
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 22 Apr 2019
Aaron Flaaen, Ali Hortacsu and Felix Tintelnot
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Department of Economics
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The Dynamics of Seller Reputation: Evidence from Ebay

The Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 58, Issue 1, pp. 54-78, March 2010
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Mar 2010
Luís Cabral and Ali Hortacsu
New York University (NYU) and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
Downloads 3 (698,944)
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Trade, Merchants and Lost Cities of the Bronze Age

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12408
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 06 Nov 2017
Harvard University, SciencesPo - Sciences Po - Department of Economics, University of Virginia - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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economic geography, economic history, Trade

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The Winner's Curse, Reserve Prices, and Endogenous Entry: Empirical Insights from Ebay Auctions

Posted: 21 Jul 2003
Patrick Bajari and Ali Hortacsu
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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