Eric Zitzewitz

Dartmouth College

Associate Professor of Economics

Hanover, NH 03755

United States

http://www.dartmouth.edu/~ericz

NBER

Research Associate

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

38

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Scholarly Papers (38)

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Statement on Prediction Markets

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Related Publication No. 07-11
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 07 May 2007
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Yale University - School of Management, University of South Florida - College of Business, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C., Dartmouth College, Illinois Institute of Technology, University of Oxford, Smith School, George Mason University, Princeton University, California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Chicago Law School, Stanford University, University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business - Department of Economics, University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business - Department of Economics, Bocconi University - Department of Economics, California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Maryland, Yale University - Cowles Foundation, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, Independent, Harvard Law School, Columbia Business School - Finance, University of California, Berkeley - Organizational Behavior & Industrial Relations Group, University of California, Berkeley - School of Information and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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prediction markets, public policy, forecasting, regulation

Should Benchmark Indices Have Alpha? Revisiting Performance Evaluation

EFA 2009 Bergen Meetings Paper, AFA 2010 Atlanta Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 26 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2010
Martijn Cremers, Antti Petajisto and Eric Zitzewitz
University of Notre Dame, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and Dartmouth College
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performance evaluation, benchmark index, factor model, Fama-French, Carhart

Should Benchmark Indices Have Alpha? Revisiting Performance Evaluation

NBER Working Paper No. w18050
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 May 2012
Martijn Cremers, Antti Petajisto and Eric Zitzewitz
University of Notre Dame, New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance and Dartmouth College
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Prediction Markets

Stanford GSB Research Paper No. 1854
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Jun 2004
Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
Downloads 1,422 (12,279)

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Idea futures, forecasting, economic policy, information markets, prediction markets, policy evaluation, macroeconomics, microeconomics, public policy

Prediction Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w10504
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 31 May 2004 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2010
Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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Regulation Fair Disclosure and the Private Information of Analysts

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Apr 2002
Eric Zitzewitz
Dartmouth College
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Reg FD, analysts, information, earnings forecasts

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What Do Financial Markets Think of War in Iraq?

Stanford GSB Research Paper No. 1785
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Apr 2003
Andrew Leigh, Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
Australian House of Representatives Parliament House, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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War in Iraq, Financial market efficiency, Security markets, Iowa Presidential market, International financial markets, Oil price, Cost of war

What Do Financial Markets Think of War in Iraq?

NBER Working Paper No. w9587
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Mar 2003 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2010
Andrew Leigh, Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
Australian House of Representatives Parliament House, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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Prediction Markets in Theory and Practice

New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law, Forthcoming, Stanford GSB Research Paper No. 1927
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 May 2006
Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
Downloads 529 (50,642)
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economics of organizations, economic policy, markets, politics, public policy

Prediction Markets in Theory and Practice

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1991
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Mar 2006
Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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prediction markets, information markets, information aggregation

Prediction Markets in Theory and Practice

NBER Working Paper No. w12083
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 May 2006 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2010
Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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Prediction Markets in Theory and Practice

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5578
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Jun 2006
Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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Prediction markets, information markets, event futures, information aggregation, futures, forecasting

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Do Ads Influence Editors? Advertising and Bias in the Financial Media

AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Nov 2004
Jonathan Reuter and Eric Zitzewitz
Boston College - Department of Finance and Dartmouth College
Downloads 845 (27,403)
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Advertising, media bias, mutual funds, portfolio choice, expert opinion, buy and sell recommendations

Who Cares About Shareholders? Arbitrage-Proofing Mutual Funds

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Apr 2002
Eric Zitzewitz
Dartmouth College
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Mutual funds, fair value pricing, valuation, arbitrage, agency

Who Cares About Shareholders? Arbitrage-Proofing Mutual Funds

The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 245-280, 2003
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Eric Zitzewitz
Dartmouth College

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Who Cares About Shareholders? Arbitrage-Proofing Mutual Funds

Journal of Law, Economics & Organization, Vol. 19, No. 2, October 2003
Posted: 16 Jun 2003
Eric Zitzewitz
Dartmouth College

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Measuring Herding and Exaggeration by Equity Analysts and Other Opinion Sellers

Stanford GSB Working Paper No. 1802
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Nov 2003
Eric Zitzewitz
Dartmouth College
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Herding, Analysts, Forecasting

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Five Open Questions About Prediction Markets

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1975, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Working Paper No. 2006-06
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Feb 2006
Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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prediction markets, information markets, event futures, political forecasting

Five Open Questions About Prediction Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w12060
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 May 2006 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2006
Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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Five Open Questions About Prediction Markets

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5562
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Jun 2006
Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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Prediction markets, information markets, event futures, prediction IV, instrumental variables, market manipulation

How Much Does Size Erode Mutual Fund Performance? A Regression Discontinuity Approach

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 21 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2015
Jonathan Reuter and Eric Zitzewitz
Boston College - Department of Finance and Dartmouth College
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Mutual funds, performance persistence, managerial skill, diseconomies of scale

How Much Does Size Erode Mutual Fund Performance? A Regression Discontinuity Approach

NBER Working Paper No. w16329
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 07 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
Jonathan Reuter and Eric Zitzewitz
Boston College - Department of Finance and Dartmouth College
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Measuring Exaggeration by Analysts and Other Opinion Procedures

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Jun 2001
Eric Zitzewitz
Dartmouth College
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Analysts, Herding, Exaggeration

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How Widespread is Late Trading in Mutual Funds?

Stanford GSB Research Paper No. 1817
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Nov 2003
Eric Zitzewitz
Dartmouth College
Downloads 415 (69,194)
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Predicting Crime

U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 402
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 14 Apr 2008
M. Todd Henderson, Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
University of Chicago - Law School, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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Interpreting Prediction Market Prices as Probabilities

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2092, FRB of San Francisco Working Paper No. 2006-11
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Apr 2006
Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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Manski, information market, event future, options, futures, binary option

Interpreting Prediction Market Prices as Probabilities

NBER Working Paper No. w12200
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 May 2006 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2006
Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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Interpreting Prediction Market Prices as Probabilities

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5676
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Aug 2006
Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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Binary option, event future, futures, information market, Manski and options

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When Should Firms Share Credit with Employees? Evidence from Anonymously Managed Mutual Funds

AFA 2007 Chicago Meetings, EFA 2006 Zurich Meetings
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2009
Massimo Massa, Jonathan Reuter and Eric Zitzewitz
INSEAD - Finance, Boston College - Department of Finance and Dartmouth College
Downloads 344 (86,175)
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Mutual Funds, Team Management, Anonymous, Incentives, Hold up, Bargaining, Returns, Flows, Return Gap, Dilution

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A Strategic Rationale for Imperfect Disclosure

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 09 Jun 2001
Eric Zitzewitz
Dartmouth College
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Disclosure policy; Strategic delegation; Strategic substitutes; Strategic complements; Performance measurement; Incentives

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Another Kind of 'Weekend Effect' in Financial Markets

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 12 Sep 2002
Eric Zitzewitz
Dartmouth College
Downloads 291 (103,587)
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Mutual funds, arbitrage, valuation, agency

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Snowed: Deceptive Advertising by Ski Resorts

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Jun 2009
Jonathan Zinman and Eric Zitzewitz
Dartmouth College and Dartmouth College
Downloads 289 (104,363)

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false advertising, misleading advertising, bait and switch, search costs, quality disclosure, product information, Internet

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Price Discovery Among the Punters: Using New Financial Betting Markets to Predict Intraday Volatility

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Aug 2006
Eric Zitzewitz
Dartmouth College
Downloads 285 (105,926)
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Prediction Markets, Tradesports

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Opinion-Producing Agents: Career Concerns and Exaggeration

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Jun 2001
Eric Zitzewitz
Dartmouth College
Downloads 272 (111,285)
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Herding, Career Concerns, Reputation, Learning

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Paired Corporate Bond Trades

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Jul 2010
Eric Zitzewitz
Dartmouth College
Downloads 267 (113,473)
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Execution quality, trading costs, dealer markets, fixed income, proprietary trading, TRACE

Prediction Markets for Economic Forecasting

CAMA Working Paper 33/2012
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Jul 2012
Erik Snowberg, Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
Downloads 175 (170,501)
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Prediction Markets for Economic Forecasting

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3884
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Jul 2012
Erik Snowberg, Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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prediction markets, forecasting

Prediction Markets for Economic Forecasting

NBER Working Paper No. w18222
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2012
Erik Snowberg, Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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Nationalism in Winter Sports Judging and its Lessons for Organizational Decision Making

Stanford GSB Research Paper No. 1796
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Aug 2002
Eric Zitzewitz
Dartmouth College
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Nationalism in Winter Sports Judging and its Lessons for Organizational Decision Making

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 67-99, March 2006
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Apr 2006
Eric Zitzewitz
Dartmouth College
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How Prediction Markets Can Save Event Studies

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Jan 2009
Erik Snowberg, Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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How Prediction Markets Can Save Event Studies

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3434
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 May 2011
Erik Snowberg, Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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prediction markets, event studies, political economy

How Prediction Markets Can Save Event Studies

NBER Working Paper No. w16949
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2015
Erik Snowberg, Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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How Prediction Markets Can Save Event Studies

CAMA Working Paper No. 07/2011
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Apr 2011
Erik Snowberg, Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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prediction markets, event studies, political economy

How Prediction Markets Can Save Event Studies

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8351
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2011
Erik Snowberg, Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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event studies, political economy, prediction markets

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An Eliot Effect? Prosecutorial Discretion in Mutual Fund Settlement Negotiations, 2003-7

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Apr 2008
Eric Zitzewitz
Dartmouth College
Downloads 182 (164,574)
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settlement negotiations, regulatory capture, securities regulation, administrative law

Partisan Impacts on the Economy: Evidence from Prediction Markets and Close Elections

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1996, Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 1928, 1st Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Working Paper Series 2006-08
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Mar 2006
Erik C. Snowberg, Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
Independent, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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elections, prediction markets, political economy, event study, partisan effects

Partisan Impacts on the Economy: Evidence from Prediction Markets and Close Elections

NBER Working Paper No. w12073
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2010
Erik C. Snowberg, Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
Independent, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
Downloads 44 (414,967)
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Partisan Impacts on the Economy: Evidence from Prediction Markets and Close Elections

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5591
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Jun 2006
Justin Wolfers, Erik C. Snowberg and Eric Zitzewitz
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics, Independent and Dartmouth College
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Political economy, partisan effects, elections, event study

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Competition and Productivity in the UK and U.S. Tobacco Industries, 1879-1939

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Jun 2001
Eric Zitzewitz
Dartmouth College
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Domestic Competition, Cyclical Fluctuations, and Long-Run Growth in Hong Kong Sar

IMF Working Paper No. 00/142
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 31 Jan 2006
Eric Zitzewitz
Dartmouth College
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Markups, competitiveness, cyclical fluctuations, growth

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How Prediction Markets Can Save Event Studies

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5640
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Apr 2011
Erik C. Snowberg, Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
Independent, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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prediction markets, event studies, political economy

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Party Influence in Congress and the Economy

NBER Working Paper No. w12751
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 Dec 2006
Erik C. Snowberg, Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
Independent, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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Retrospective vs. Prospective Analyses of School Inputs: The Case of Flip Charts in Kenya

NBER Working Paper No. w8018
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Nov 2000 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2001
University of Minnesota - College of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences - Department of Applied Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, World Bank and Dartmouth College
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Competition and Long-Run Productivity Growth in the UK and Us Tobacco Industries, 1879-1939

Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 51, pp. 1-33, March 2003
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Sep 2003
Eric Zitzewitz
Dartmouth College
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Does Transparency Reduce Favoritism and Corruption? Evidence from the Reform of Figure Skating Judging

NBER Working Paper No. w17732
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2012
Eric Zitzewitz
Dartmouth College
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Prediction Markets for Economic Forecasting

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6720
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Jul 2012
Erik C. Snowberg, Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
Independent, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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prediction markets, forecasting

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Insurance as Delegated Purchasing: Theory and Evidence from Health Care

NBER Working Paper No. w17857
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Feb 2012
Robin McKnight, Jonathan Reuter and Eric Zitzewitz
Wellesley College, Boston College - Department of Finance and Dartmouth College
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Wintertime for Deceptive Advertising?

NBER Working Paper No. w17829
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Feb 2012
Jonathan Zinman and Eric Zitzewitz
Dartmouth College and Dartmouth College
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Prediction Markets for Economic Forecasting

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9059
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Sep 2012
Erik Snowberg, Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz
California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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forecasting, prediction markets