Sylvain Chassang

New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics

19 West 4th Street

New York, NY 10012

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

29

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129

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38

Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

Mostly Prior-Free Asset Allocation

Princeton University William S. Dietrich II Economic Theory Center Research Paper No. 077_2016
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Feb 2016
Sylvain Chassang
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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prior-free portfolios, non-stationary returns, time-varying risk premium

Decision Theoretic Approaches to Experiment Design and External Validity

NBER Working Paper No. w22167
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2023
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Sylvain Chassang and Erik Snowberg
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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Decision Theoretic Approaches to Experiment Design and External Validity

Princeton University William S. Dietrich II Economic Theory Center Research Paper No. 080_2016
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 19 May 2018
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Sylvain Chassang and Erik Snowberg
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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Collusion in Auctions with Constrained Bids: Theory and Evidence from Public Procurement

Princeton University William S. Dietrich II Economic Theory Center Research Paper No. 072_2015
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 30 Oct 2015
Sylvain Chassang and Juan Ortner
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and Boston University
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collusion, cartel enforcement, minimum prices, entry deterrence, procurement.

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A Theory of Experimenters

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6678
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Oct 2017
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, California Institute of Technology and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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experiment design, robustness, ambiguity aversion, randomization, rerandomization

A Theory of Experimenters

NBER Working Paper No. w23867
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 02 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2022
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, California Institute of Technology and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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Selective Trials: A Principal-Agent Approach to Randomized Controlled Experiments

Economic Theory Center Working Paper No. 003-2010
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Dec 2010
Sylvain Chassang, Gerard Padró i Miquel and Erik Snowberg
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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Randomized Controlled Trials, Selective Trials, Blind Trials, Incentivized Trials, Marginal Treatment Effects, Mechanism Design, Selection, Heterogeneous Beliefs, Compliance

Selective Trials: A Principal-Agent Approach to Randomized Controlled Experiments

NBER Working Paper No. w16343
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2022
Sylvain Chassang, Gerard Padró i Miquel and Erik Snowberg
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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Selective Trials: A Principal-Agent Approach to Randomized Controlled Experiments

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8003
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Nov 2010
Sylvain Chassang, Gerard Padró i Miquel and Erik Snowberg
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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blind trials, compliance, heterogeneous beliefs, incentivized trials, marginal treatment e

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Sustainable Reimbursements: Towards a Unified Framework for Pricing Drugs with Significant Uncertainties

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6846
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Mar 2018
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, The Italian Medicines Agency (AIFA), California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, The Italian Medicines Agency (AIFA) and University of Miami
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Making Collusion Hard: Asymmetric Information as a Counter-Corruption Measure

Princeton University William S. Dietrich II Economic Theory Center Research Paper No. 064-2014
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 06 Jun 2014
Juan Ortner and Sylvain Chassang
Boston University and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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corruption, monitoring, collusion, endogenous asymmetric information, random incentives, bargaining failure, prior-free policy evaluation, structural experiment design

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Calibrated Incentive Contracts

Princeton University Economic Theory Center Working Paper No. 013-2011
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 10 May 2011
Sylvain Chassang
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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Batched Bandit Problems

Princeton University William S. Dietrich II Economic Theory Center Research Paper No. 074_2015
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 31 Oct 2015
Université Paris VII Denis Diderot, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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Multi-armed bandit problems, regret bounds, batches, multi-phase allocation, grouped clinical trials, sample size determination, switching cost

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Corruption, Intimidation, and Whistle-Blowing: A Theory of Inference from Unverifiable Reports

NBER Working Paper No. w20315
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 24 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2023
Sylvain Chassang and Gerard Padró i Miquel
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Corruption, Intimidation, and Whistleblowing: A Theory of Inference from Unverifiable Reports

Princeton University William S. Dietrich II Economic Theory Center Research Paper No. 062-2014
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 09 May 2014
Sylvain Chassang and Gerard Padró i Miquel
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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corruption, whistleblowing, plausible deniability, inference, structural experiment design, prior-free policy design.

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Data-Driven Incentive Alignment in Capitation Schemes

Princeton University William S. Dietrich II Economic Theory Center Research Paper No. 073_2015
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 30 Oct 2015
Mark Braverman and Sylvain Chassang
Princeton University and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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adverse selection, big data, capitation, observable but not interpretable, health-care regulation, detail-free mechanism design, model selection

Data-Driven Incentive Alignment in Capitation Schemes

NBER Working Paper No. w28429
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 08 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2023
Mark Braverman and Sylvain Chassang
Princeton University and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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Contracting Without a Plan: A Theory of Informal Justice

Economic Theory Center Working Paper No. 049-2013
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 26 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 06 May 2014
Sylvain Chassang and Christian Zehnder
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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informal contracts, incomplete contracts, social preferences, heuristics, arbitration, third party punishment

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Data Driven Regulation: Theory and Application to Missing Bids

NBER Working Paper No. w25654
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 19 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2023
Sylvain Chassang, Kei Kawai, Jun Nakabayashi and Juan Ortner
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, University of California at Berkeley, Kindai University and Boston University
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Secure Survey Design in Organizations: Theory and Experiments

NBER Working Paper No. w25918
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 11 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2023
Sylvain Chassang and Christian Zehnder
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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Valuing the Time of the Self-Employed

CESifo Working Paper No. 9567
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 15 Feb 2022
University of California, Berkeley, University of Rochester, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, Stanford University and University of British Columbia (UBC)
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value of time, non-transitivity, labor rationing, loss aversion, self-serving bias

Valuing the Time of the Self-Employed

NBER Working Paper No. w29752
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 14 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2023
University of California, Berkeley, University of Rochester, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, Stanford University and University of Utah
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Valuing the Time of the Self-Employed

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP17017
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Mar 2022
University of California, Berkeley, University of Rochester, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, Stanford University and University of Utah
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labor rationing, loss aversion, non-transitivity, Self-serving bias

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The Cost of Imbalance in Clinical Trials

NBER Working Paper No. w30745
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 12 Dec 2022 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2023
Sylvain Chassang and Rong Feng
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - New York University
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Using Divide and Conquer to Improve Tax Collection: Theory and Laboratory Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w28042
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 02 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2023
Sylvain Chassang, Lucia Del Carpio, Samuel Kapon and Samuel Kapon
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, INSEAD and Princeton University - Department of EconomicsNew York University (NYU) - New York University
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Monitoring Harassment in Organizations

NBER Working Paper No. w31011
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 13 Mar 2023 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2023
Columbia University, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and University of Washington
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Designing Randomized Controlled Trials with External Validity in Mind

NBER Working Paper No. w30762
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Dec 2022 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2023
Sylvain Chassang and Samuel Kapon
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and Princeton University
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Using Bid Rotation and Incumbency to Detect Collusion: A Regression Discontinuity Approach

NBER Working Paper No. w29625
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2023
Kei Kawai, Jun Nakabayashi, Juan Ortner and Sylvain Chassang
University of California at Berkeley, Kindai University, Boston University and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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Screening Adaptive Cartels

NBER Working Paper No. w30219
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Jul 2022 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2023
Juan Ortner, Sylvain Chassang, Kei Kawai and Jun Nakabayashi
Boston University, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, University of California at Berkeley and Kindai University
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Using Divide-and-Conquer to Improve Tax Collection

NBER Working Paper No. w30218
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Jul 2022 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2023
Lucia Del Carpio, Samuel Kapon and Sylvain Chassang
INSEAD, Princeton University and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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Mostly Prior-Free Asset Allocation

Journal of Risk, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Feb 2018
Sylvain Chassang
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
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prior-free asset allocation, minmax drawdown control, nonstationary returns, fear-of-missing-out, fear-of-loss, regret aversion

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Economic Shocks and Civil War

Quarterly Journal of Political Science: Vol. 4: No. 3, pp 211-228 (2009)
Posted: 25 May 2018
Sylvain Chassang
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics

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A Theory of Experimenters

NBER Working Paper No. 23867
Posted: 25 May 2018
Sylvain Chassang
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics

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Fear of Miscoordination and the Robustness of Cooperation in Dynamic Global Games with Exit

Econometrica, Vol. 78, No. 3
Posted: 25 May 2018
Sylvain Chassang
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics

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Cooperation, fear of miscoordination, global games, dynamic games, exit games, local dominance solvability

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Conflict and Deterrence Under Strategic Risk

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 125, No. 4, 2010
Posted: 25 May 2018
Sylvain Chassang and Gerard Padró i Miquel
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)

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Building Routines: Learning, Cooperation, and the Dynamics of Incomplete Relational Contracts

American Economic Review, Vol. 100, No. 1, 2010
Posted: 25 May 2018
Sylvain Chassang
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics

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