David K. Levine

Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics

John H. Biggs Distinguished Professor of Economics

One Brookings Drive

St. Louis, MO 63130

United States

http://www.dklevine.com

European University Institute - Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAS)

Joint Chair in Economics - RSCAS/Economics Department

Villa La Fonte, via delle Fontanelle 18

50016 San Domenico di Fiesole

Florence, Florence 50014

Italy

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Scholarly Papers (40)

1.
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Citation 11

When is Reputation Bad?

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2035
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Jul 2004
Drew Fudenberg, J.C. Ely and David K. Levine
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
Downloads 625 (32,782)
Citation 11

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When is Reputation Bad?

Harvard Institute Research Working Paper No. 1962
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 06 Oct 2002
J.C. Ely, Drew Fudenberg and David K. Levine
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
Downloads 213 (117,024)
Citation 11

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Citation 87

A Dual Self Model of Impulse Control

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2112
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 Mar 2006
Drew Fudenberg and David K. Levine
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
Downloads 317 (76,422)
Citation 87

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A Dual Self Model of Impulse Control

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2049
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Nov 2004
Drew Fudenberg and David K. Levine
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
Downloads 168 (146,321)
Citation 87

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Learning to Play Bayesian Games

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1926
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Aug 2001
Eddie Dekel, Drew Fudenberg and David K. Levine
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
Downloads 349 (66,930)

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Information Aggregation, Security Design, and Currency Swaps

Yale ICF Working Paper No. 00-73
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Feb 2002
Mark Grinblatt, Bhagwan Chowdhry and David K. Levine
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Finance Area, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Finance Area and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
Downloads 281 (87,573)
Citation 2

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Information Aggregation, Security Design and Currency Swaps

NBER Working Paper No. w8746
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Feb 2004
Bhagwan Chowdhry, Mark Grinblatt and David K. Levine
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Finance Area, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Finance Area and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
Downloads 24 (433,250)
Citation 2

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Information Aggregation, Security Design, and Currency Swaps

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 110, June 2002
Posted: 20 Jun 2002
Bhagwan Chowdhry, Mark Grinblatt and David K. Levine
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Finance Area, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Finance Area and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics

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The Case against Patents

FRB of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2012-035A
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Sep 2012
Michele Boldrin and David K. Levine
Washington University in St. Louis and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
Downloads 240 (83,404)
Citation 1

Abstract:

patent, innovation, productivity

6.

Superstition and Rational Learning

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2114
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Mar 2006
Drew Fudenberg and David K. Levine
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
Downloads 209 (112,681)
Citation 4

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Steady State Learning and the Code of Hammurabi

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2034
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Jul 2004
Drew Fudenberg and David K. Levine
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
Downloads 190 (119,052)

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Self-Control, Social Preferences and the Effect of Delayed Payments

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2016
Anna Dreber, Drew Fudenberg, David K. Levine and David G. Rand
Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics and Yale University
Downloads 175 (76,159)

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altruism, self-control, delay, dual-self model

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Intellectual Property and the Efficient Allocation of Social Surplus from Creation

Review of Economic Research on Copyright Issues, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 45-67, 2005
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Jun 2008
Michele Boldrin and David K. Levine
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
Downloads 117 (161,366)
Citation 5

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Intellectual Property, Allocation, Surplus

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Self-Confirming Equilibrium and the Lucas Critique

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2142
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Nov 2007
Drew Fudenberg and David K. Levine
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
Downloads 103 (208,451)
Citation 3

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Competition and Innovation

Cato Papers on Public Policy Vol. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Mar 2013
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics, Ministry of Finance, Chile, Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics and University of Southampton - Division of Economics
Downloads 87 (133,453)
Citation 1

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innovation and economic growth, new technology, US intellectual property rights, patent reform, monopoly power, American labor productivity, business competition in the United States, government policy

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Perfect Public Equilibrium When Players Are Patient

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2051
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 13 Nov 2004
Drew Fudenberg, David K. Levine and Satoru Takahashi
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 81 (241,072)
Citation 5

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Economic Theory, Game Theory, Repeated Games, Perfect Public Equilibrium, Folk Theorem

13.

Learning and Belief Based Trade

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2113
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 07 Mar 2006
Drew Fudenberg and David K. Levine
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
Downloads 72 (261,818)
Citation 2

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Virtual Model Validation for Economics

American Economic Association, Ten Years and Beyond: Economists Answer NSF's Call for Long-Term Research Agendas
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 12 Aug 2011
David K. Levine
Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
Downloads 66 (268,040)

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The Case Against Intellectual Property

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3273
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 18 Apr 2002
Michele Boldrin and David K. Levine
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
Downloads 61 (292,694)
Citation 46

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Intellectual property, monopoly power, patents and copyrights

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Growth and Intellectual Property

NBER Working Paper No. w12769
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Dec 2006
Michele Boldrin and David K. Levine
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
Downloads 52 (302,597)
Citation 4

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Risk, Delay, and Convex Self-Control Costs

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Nov 2010
Drew Fudenberg and David K. Levine
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
Downloads 38 (358,974)

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Codes of Conduct, Private Information, and Repeated Games

FRB of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2012-031A
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Sep 2012
Juan I. Block and David K. Levine
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
Downloads 37 (321,679)

Abstract:

repeated game, folk theorem, self-referential game, approximate equilibrium

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A Long-Run Collaboration on Long-Run Games

A LONG-RUN COLLABORATION ON LONG-RUN GAMES, Drew Fudenberg, David K Levine, eds., World Scientific Publishing Co., December 2008
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 11 Sep 2009
Drew Fudenberg and David K. Levine
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
Downloads 36 (336,374)
Citation 1

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Long-Run Players, Limit Games, Robustness, Equilibrium, Reputation Effects, Repeated Games

20.

Conflict and the Evolution of Societies

FRB of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2012-032A
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Sep 2012
David K. Levine and Salvatore Modica
Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics and Universita di Palermo
Downloads 35 (349,032)

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Malthus, Demography, Evolution, Conflict

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Fairness, Risk Preferences and Independence: Impossibility Theorems

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 09 Mar 2011
Drew Fudenberg and David K. Levine
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
Downloads 34 (342,678)
Citation 2

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Monopoly and the Incentive to Innovate When Adoption Involves Switchover Disruptions

NBER Working Paper No. w13864
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Mar 2008
Thomas J. Holmes, David K. Levine and James A. Schmitz
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics, Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Downloads 28 (412,337)
Citation 7

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Monopoly and the Incentive to Innovate when Adoption Involves Switchover Disruptions

Posted: 16 Jul 2008
Thomas J. Holmes, David K. Levine and James A. Schmitz
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics, Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Abstract:

Innovation, Productivity, Monopoly

23.

Bankruptcy and Collateral in Debt Constrained Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w12656
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Nov 2006
Timothy J. Kehoe and David K. Levine
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
Downloads 24 (420,465)
Citation 4

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Citation 37

Perfectly Competitive Innovation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3274
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Apr 2002
Michele Boldrin and David K. Levine
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
Downloads 22 (444,609)
Citation 37

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Innovation, endogenous technological change, monopoly power

Perfectly Competitive Innovation

Posted: 31 Jul 2008
Michele Boldrin and David K. Levine
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics

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Innovation, Patents, Endogenous Growth, Intellectual Property

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Comments on Green-Zhou 'Money as a Mechanism in a Bewley Economy'

International Economic Review, Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 373-375, May 2005
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 05 May 2005
David K. Levine
Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
Downloads 18 (451,453)

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Conflict, Evolution, Hegemony, and the Power of the State

FRB of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2013-023A
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Jul 2013
David K. Levine and Salvatore Modica
Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics and Universita di Palermo
Downloads 13 (496,497)

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evolution, conflict, hegemony, state power

Conflict, Evolution, Hegemony, and the Power of the State

NBER Working Paper No. w19221
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Jul 2013
David K. Levine and Salvatore Modica
Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics and Universita di Palermo
Downloads 4 (544,671)

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Factor Saving Innovation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3262
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Apr 2002
Michele Boldrin and David K. Levine
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
Downloads 17 (456,657)
Citation 16

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One, two and multisector growth models, aggregate productivity, choices and consequences, innovation and invention, measurement of economic growth, processes and incentives, technological change

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2003 Lawrence R. Klein Lecture: The Case Against Intellectual Monopoly

International Economic Review, Vol. 45, No. 2, pp. 327-350, May 2004
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 May 2004
Michele Boldrin and David K. Levine
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
Downloads 16 (461,678)
Citation 16

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Production Chains

NBER Working Paper No. w16571
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Dec 2010
David K. Levine
Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
Downloads 13 (456,657)
Citation 2

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Evolving to the Impatience Trap: The Example of the Farmer-Sheriff Game

FRB of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2012-033A
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Sep 2012
Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics, Universita di Palermo, University of San Andres and Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Downloads 7 (461,678)
Citation 1

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Impatience trap, evolutionary preference, efficiency

31.

Market Size and Intellectual Property Protection

International Economic Review, Vol. 50, Issue 3, pp. 855-881, August 2009
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Jul 2009
Michele Boldrin and David K. Levine
Washington University in St. Louis and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
Downloads 3 (524,553)
Citation 4

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The Slippery Slope of Concession

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 47, Issue 2, pp. 197-205, April 2009
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 16 Jun 2009
Jack Hirshleifer, Michele Boldrin and David K. Levine
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Washington University in St. Louis and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
Downloads 2 (530,936)
Citation 2

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The Brother-in-Law Effect

International Economic Review, Vol. 51, No. 2, pp. 497-507, May 2010
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 May 2010
David K. Levine, Federico Weinschelbaum and Felipe Zurita
Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics, University of San Andres and Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Downloads 1 (539,855)
Citation 3

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An Approximate Dual-Self Model and Paradoxes of Choice Under Risk

FRB of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2012-034A
Posted: 19 Sep 2012
Drew Fudenberg, David K. Levine and Zacharias Maniadis
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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common ratio effect, dual-self process, Allais paradox, self-control

35.
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Learning and Equilibrium

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 1, pp. 385-420, 2009
Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Drew Fudenberg and David K. Levine
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics

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Learning and Equilibrium

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 1, pp. 385-420, 2009
Posted: 31 Aug 2011
Drew Fudenberg and David K. Levine
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics

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Growth Cycles and Market Crashes

Posted: 14 Aug 2008
Michele Boldrin and David K. Levine
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics

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Technological Revolutions, Stock Market Value, Growth Cycles

37.

Rent-Seeking and Innovation

Posted: 27 Jul 2008
Michele Boldrin and David K. Levine
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics

Abstract:

Intellectual Property, Patent, Trade Secrecy, Rent-Seeking Innovation

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IER Lawrence Klein Lecture: The Case Against Intellectual Monopoly

Posted: 27 Jul 2008
Michele Boldrin and David K. Levine
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics

Abstract:

Innovation, Capital Accumulation, Growth, Trade, Intellectual Property

39.

Intellectual Property and Market Size

Posted: 25 Jul 2008
Michele Boldrin and David K. Levine
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics

Abstract:

Intellectual Property, International Trade, Innovation, Harmonization, Monopoly

40.

The Economics of Ideas and Intellectual Property

Posted: 25 Jul 2008
Michele Boldrin and David K. Levine
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Economics and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics

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Economic Theory, Game Theory