Sujit Chakravorti

Chakra Advisors

CEO

3445 Deer Ridge Drive

Danville, CA 94506

United States

Independent

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Theory of Credit Card Networks: A Survey of the Literature

Review of Network Economics, Vol. 2, No. 2, June 2003
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Jul 2003
Sujit Chakravorti and Sujit Chakravorti
IndependentChakra Advisors
Downloads 2,172 (8,573)
Citation 21

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payment networks, credit cards, antitrust, network effects, interchange fees, no-surcharge rules

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Platform Competition in Two-Sided Markets: The Case of Payment Networks

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2004-09
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Jul 2004
Sujit Chakravorti, Sujit Chakravorti and Roberto Roson
IndependentChakra Advisors and Ca Foscari University of Venice - Dipartimento di Economia
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Citation 31

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Two-sided markets, payment systems, network externalities, imperfect competition

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Debit Card and Cash Usage: A Cross-Country Analysis

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2007-04
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Apr 2007
Gene Amromin, Sujit Chakravorti and Sujit Chakravorti
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and IndependentChakra Advisors
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Citation 17

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payment networks, money demand, technological infrastructure

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Why Do Banks Reward Their Customers to Use Their Credit Cards?

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2010-19
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2010
Sumit Agarwal, Sujit Chakravorti, Sujit Chakravorti and Anna Lunn
National University of Singapore, IndependentChakra Advisors and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Household Finance, Financial Incentives, Credit cards

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Payment Instrument Choice: The Case of Prepaid Cards

Economic Perspectives, Second Quarter, 2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Jun 2006
Sujit Chakravorti, Sujit Chakravorti and Victor Lubasi
IndependentChakra Advisors and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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prepaid cards, payment systems, incentives, Central Banks and Their Policies, Transactional Relationships, Contracts and Reputation, Networks, Firm Behavior,

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Who Pays for Credit Cards?

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Policy Studies EPS-2001-1
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Dec 2001
Sujit Chakravorti, Sujit Chakravorti and William R. Emmons
IndependentChakra Advisors and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Banking Supervision and Regulation
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credit cards, payment systems, consumer credit

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A Study of the Interrelated Bilateral Transactions in Credit Card Networks

FRB Chicago Policy Studies No. EPS-2001-2
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Dec 2001
Sujit Chakravorti, Sujit Chakravorti and Alpa Shah
IndependentChakra Advisors and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
Downloads 578 (59,512)
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Credit cards, antitrust, interchange fee, merchant discount, payment systems

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Economics of Payment Cards: A Status Report

Economic Perspectives, Vol. 32, No. 4, 2008
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 10 Nov 2008
Wilko Bolt, Sujit Chakravorti and Sujit Chakravorti
De Nederlandsche Bank (Dutch Central Bank) and IndependentChakra Advisors
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Citation 1

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retail financial services, payment card networks, competition, Production, Pricing, and Market Structure, Size Distribution of Firms, Banks, Other Depository Institutions, Micro Finance Institutions, Mortgages, Financial Markets

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Digitization of Retail Payment

De Nederlandsche Bank Working Paper No. 270
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Oct 2011
Wilko Bolt, Sujit Chakravorti and Sujit Chakravorti
De Nederlandsche Bank (Dutch Central Bank) and IndependentChakra Advisors
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retail financial services, electronic payments, pricing, public policy

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Pricing in Retail Payment Systems: A Public Policy Perspective on Pricing of Payment Cards

De Nederlandsche Bank Working Paper No. 331
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Jan 2012
Wilko Bolt, Sujit Chakravorti and Sujit Chakravorti
De Nederlandsche Bank (Dutch Central Bank) and IndependentChakra Advisors
Downloads 316 (121,170)
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retail payments, market interventions, pricing, public policy

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New Payment Technologies: Back to Basics

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 May 2016
Sujit Chakravorti and Sujit Chakravorti
IndependentChakra Advisors
Downloads 307 (124,878)
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payments, innovation, platforms, financial institutions, nonbanks, two-sided markets

Regulating Two-Sided Markets: An Empirical Investigation

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2009-11
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 24 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2010
Santiago Carbo-Valverde, Sujit Chakravorti, Sujit Chakravorti and Francisco Rodriguez-Fernandez
University of Granada, IndependentChakra Advisors and University of Granada - Department of Economic Theory and History
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Payment Choice, Merchant Adoption

Regulating Two-Sided Markets: An Empirical Investigation

ECB Working Paper No. 1137
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Jan 2010
Santiago Carbo-Valverde, Sujit Chakravorti, Sujit Chakravorti and Francisco Rodriguez-Fernandez
University of Granada, IndependentChakra Advisors and University of Granada - Department of Economic Theory and History
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consumer payment choice, merchant payment adoption, network competition

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Citation 2

Managerial Incentives and Financial Contagion

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Research Paper Series, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 02 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2010
Sujit Chakravorti, Sujit Chakravorti and Subir Lall
IndependentChakra Advisors and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Financial Crises, Index Investors, Global Linkages

Managerial Incentives and Financial Contagion

IMF Working Paper No. 04/199
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Feb 2006
Sujit Chakravorti, Sujit Chakravorti and Subir Lall
IndependentChakra Advisors and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Financial Crises, Index Investors, Global Linkages

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Why Has Stored Value Not Caught on?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Dec 2001
Sujit Chakravorti and Sujit Chakravorti
IndependentChakra Advisors
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Stored value, smart cards, payment systems, e-money, technology

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Consumer Choice and Merchant Acceptance of Payment Media

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2008-11
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 29 Nov 2008
Wilko Bolt, Sujit Chakravorti and Sujit Chakravorti
De Nederlandsche Bank (Dutch Central Bank) and IndependentChakra Advisors
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Retail Financial Services, Network Effects, Social Welfare, Multihoming

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Why Do We Use so Many Checks?

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Nov 2002
Sujit Chakravorti, Sujit Chakravorti and Timothy McHugh
IndependentChakra Advisors and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 181 (208,417)
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payments, checks, ACH, electronic bill payment, EBPP

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The Future of Cryptotokens

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 09 May 2019
Joey Biasi, Sujit Chakravorti and Sujit Chakravorti
Independent and IndependentChakra Advisors
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Security Token Offerings, Initial Coin Offering, Cryptoassets, Financial Innovation, Venture Capital, Crowdfunding

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Universal Access, Cost Recovery, and Payment Services

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2005-21
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Dec 2005
Sujit Chakravorti, Sujit Chakravorti, Jeffery Gunther and Robert R. Moore
IndependentChakra Advisors, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
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Monetary Control Act, payment system, check processing, regulation

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Underlying Incentives in Credit Card Networks

Posted: 29 Feb 2004
Sujit Chakravorti, Sujit Chakravorti and Alpa Shah
IndependentChakra Advisors and Independent

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The Double Play: Simultaneous Speculative Attacks on Currency And Equity Markets

Posted: 16 Mar 2002
Sujit Chakravorti, Sujit Chakravorti and Subir Lall
IndependentChakra Advisors and International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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equity market intervention, speculative attacks, exchange rates, market manipulation