Xavier Gabaix

Harvard University - Department of Economics

Prof. of economics

Littauer Center

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

London

United Kingdom

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

c/o the Royal Academies of Belgium

Rue Ducale 1 Hertogsstraat

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Belgium

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In Search of the Origins of Financial Fluctuations: The Inelastic Markets Hypothesis

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 20-91
Number of pages: 120 Posted: 23 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2021
Xavier Gabaix and Ralph S. J. Koijen
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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In Search of the Origins of Financial Fluctuations: The Inelastic Markets Hypothesis

NBER Working Paper No. w28967
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 28 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2021
Xavier Gabaix and Ralph S. J. Koijen
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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In Search of the Origins of Financial Fluctuations: The Inelastic Markets Hypothesis

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16290
Number of pages: 124 Posted: 14 Jul 2021
Xavier Gabaix and Ralph S. J. Koijen
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Institutional Investors and Stock Market Volatility

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 03-30
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Sep 2003 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2010
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Boston University - Center for Polymer Studies, Boston University - Center for Polymer Studies and Boston University - Center for Polymer Studies
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stock market crashes, power law, tail behavior, Levy distribution, market microstructure, behavioral finance, scaling, volume, excess volatility, price pressure

Institutional Investors and Stock Market Volatility

NBER Working Paper No. w11722
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2021
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Boston University - Center for Polymer Studies, Boston University - Center for Polymer Studies and Boston University - Center for Polymer Studies
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The Age of Reason: Financial Decisions over the Life-Cycle with Implications for Regulation

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 29 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2009
National University of Singapore, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Household finance, aging, financial sophistication, shrouding, credit cards, fees, mortgages, regulation

The Age of Reason: Financial Decisions Over the Lifecycle

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-07-005
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
National University of Singapore, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Household finance, behavioral finance, behavioral industrial organization, aging, shrouding, auto loans, credit cards, fees, home equity, home equity

The Age of Reason: Financial Decisions Over the Lifecycle

NBER Working Paper No. w13191
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2010
National University of Singapore, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Citation 156

Power Laws in Economics and Finance

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 27 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2009
Xavier Gabaix
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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scaling, fat tails, superstars, crashes

Power Laws in Economics and Finance

NBER Working Paper No. w14299
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 08 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2021
Xavier Gabaix
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Power Laws in Economics and Finance

Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Xavier Gabaix
Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Power Laws in Economics and Finance

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 1, pp. 255-294, 2009
Posted: 31 Aug 2011
Xavier Gabaix
Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Granular Instrumental Variables

Number of pages: 97 Posted: 15 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2021
Xavier Gabaix and Ralph S. J. Koijen
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Granular Instrumental Variables

NBER Working Paper No. w28204
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 21 Dec 2020
Xavier Gabaix and Ralph S. J. Koijen
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Granular Instrumental Variables

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15531
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 23 Dec 2020
Xavier Gabaix and Ralph S. J. Koijen
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Citation 413

Why Has CEO Pay Increased so Much?

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 06-13
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 May 2006
Xavier Gabaix and Augustin Landier
Harvard University - Department of Economics and HEC
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Executive compensation, wage distribution, pay performance sensitivity, extreme value, theory, superstars, calibratable corporate finance

Why Has CEO Pay Increased so Much?

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 06-13, AFA 2007 Chicago Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 May 2006
Xavier Gabaix and Augustin Landier
Harvard University - Department of Economics and HEC
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Executive compensation, wage distribution, Pareto distribution, wage inequality, assignment, incentives, pay performance sensitivity, human capital

Why Has CEO Pay Increased so Much?

NYU Working Paper No. CLB-06-011
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 31 Oct 2008
Xavier Gabaix and Augustin Landier
Harvard University - Department of Economics and HEC
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Executive compensation, wage distribution, corporate governance, Roberts law, Zipf s law, scaling, extreme value theory, superstars, calibratable corporate finance

Why Has CEO Pay Increased so Much?

NBER Working Paper No. w12365
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2021
Xavier Gabaix and Augustin Landier
Harvard University - Department of Economics and HEC
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Dynamic CEO Compensation

Journal of Finance 67(5), 1603-1647, October 2012
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 18 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2013
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, Harvard University - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Contract theory, executive compensation, incentives, principal-agent problem, private saving, manipulation, vesting

Dynamic Incentive Accounts

NBER Working Paper No. w15324
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2009
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, Harvard University - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Dynamic Incentive Accounts

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7497
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Nov 2009
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, Harvard University - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Contract theory, executive compensation, incentives, manipulation, principal-agent problem, private saving, vesting

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Executive Compensation: A Modern Primer

Journal of Economic Literature 54(4), 1232-1287, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 450/2015
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 13 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2020
Alex Edmans and Xavier Gabaix
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Executive compensation, contract theory, principal-agent problem, rent extraction, optimal contracting

Executive Compensation: A Modern Primer

NBER Working Paper No. w21131
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 04 May 2015 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2021
Alex Edmans and Xavier Gabaix
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Executive Compensation: A Modern Primer

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10566
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 05 May 2015
Alex Edmans and Xavier Gabaix
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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contract theory, executive compensation, optimal contracting, principal-agent problem, rent extraction

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Executive Compensation: A Survey of Theory and Evidence

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 514/2016
Number of pages: 173 Posted: 26 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2021
Alex Edmans, Xavier Gabaix and Dirk Jenter
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, Harvard University - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Finance
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Executive compensation, contracts, principal-agent problem, rent extraction

Executive Compensation: A Survey of Theory and Evidence

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6585
Number of pages: 169 Posted: 24 Aug 2017
Alex Edmans, Xavier Gabaix and Dirk Jenter
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, Harvard University - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Finance
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executive compensation, CEO compensation, managerial incentives, pay-for-performance, corporate governance

Executive Compensation: A Survey of Theory and Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w23596
Number of pages: 168 Posted: 17 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2021
Alex Edmans, Xavier Gabaix and Dirk Jenter
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, Harvard University - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Finance
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Executive Compensation: A Survey of Theory and Evidence

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12148
Number of pages: 170 Posted: 18 Jul 2017
Alex Edmans, Xavier Gabaix and Dirk Jenter
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, Harvard University - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Finance
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Shrouded Attributes, Consumer Myopia, and Information Suppression in Competitive Markets

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 05-18
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 May 2005
Xavier Gabaix and David Laibson
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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behavioral economics, bounded rationality, consumer protection, information

Shrouded Attributes, Consumer Myopia, and Information Suppression in Competitive Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w11755
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2021
Xavier Gabaix and David Laibson
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Crash Risk in Currency Markets

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-09-007
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 07 May 2009 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2015
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Computer Science, Harvard University - Department of Economics, University of Southern California and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Exchange Rates, Disaster Risk, Currency Options

Crash Risk in Currency Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w15062
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 08 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2021
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Computer Science, Harvard University - Department of Economics, University of Southern California and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Crash Risk in Currency Markets

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7322
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 15 Jul 2009
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Computer Science, Harvard University - Department of Economics, University of Southern California and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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carry trade, currency crisis, currency options, disaster risk, exchange rate, financial crisis

Is CEO Pay Really Inefficient? A Survey of New Optimal Contracting Theories

Europen Financial Management, Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 486-496, June 2009
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 24 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2011
Alex Edmans and Xavier Gabaix
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Executive compensation, pay-performance sensitivity, rent extraction, optimal contracting

Is CEO Pay Really Inefficient? A Survey of New Optimal Contracting Theories

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-08-026
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2011
Alex Edmans and Xavier Gabaix
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Is CEO Pay Really Inefficient? A Survey of New Optimal Contracting Theories

European Financial Management, Vol. 15, Issue 3, pp. 486-496, June 2009
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 May 2009
Alex Edmans and Xavier Gabaix
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Learning in the Credit Card Market

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2013
National University of Singapore, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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household finance, consumer finance, credit cards, feedback, learning, learning-by-doing, recency

Learning in the Credit Card Market

NBER Working Paper No. w13822
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2021
National University of Singapore, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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A Unified Theory of Ten Financial Puzzles

9th Annual Texas Finance Festival
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Apr 2007
Xavier Gabaix
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Rare Disasters, Stochastic Discount Factor, Linearity-generating process, Long term risk, Interest rate processes, Yield curve, Bond pricing, Equity Premium, Value Premium, Risk-free rate puzzle, Excess volatility, Forward premium puzzle, Uncovered interest rate parity puzzle

A Multiplicative Model of Optimal CEO Incentives in Market Equilibrium

Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 22, No. 12, pp. 4881-4917, December 2009, EFA 2008 Athens Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2011
Alex Edmans, Xavier Gabaix and Augustin Landier
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, Harvard University - Department of Economics and HEC
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Executive compensation, multiplicative preferences, pay-performance sensitivity, incentives, perks, optimal contracting, calibration

A Multiplicative Model of Optimal CEO Incentives in Market Equilibrium

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 22, Issue 12, pp. 4881-4917, 2009
Posted: 24 Nov 2009
Alex Edmans, Xavier Gabaix and Augustin Landier
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, Harvard University - Department of Economics and HEC

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The Effect of Risk on the CEO Market

Review of Financial Studies 24(8), 2822-2863, August 2011
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 31 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2013
Alex Edmans and Xavier Gabaix
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Executive compensation, incentives, talent, market equilibrium, risk, assignment

Risk and the CEO Market: Why Do Some Large Firms Hire Highly-Paid, Low-Talent CEOS?

NBER Working Paper No. w15987
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 May 2010 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2021
Alex Edmans and Xavier Gabaix
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Risk and the CEO Market: Why Do Some Large Firms Hire Highly-Paid, Low-Talent CEOs?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7836
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Jul 2010
Alex Edmans and Xavier Gabaix
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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assignment, executive compensation, incentives, market equilibrium, risk, talent

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The Allocation of Attention: Theory and Evidence

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 03-31
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Sep 2003
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Harvard University
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attention, satisficing, Mouselab, bounded rationality, behavioral economics, experimental economics, cognitive modeling

Rank-1/2: A Simple Way to Improve the OLS Estimation of Tail Exponents

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2106
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2009
Xavier Gabaix and Rustam Ibragimov
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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power law, heavy-tailedness, OLS log-log rank-size regression, bias, standard errors, Zipf's law

Rank-1/2: A Simple Way to Improve the Ols Estimation of Tail Exponents

NBER Working Paper No. t0342
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2021
Rustam Ibragimov and Xavier Gabaix
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Limits of Arbitrage: Theory and Evidence from the Mortgage-Backed Securities Market

EFA 2004 Maastricht Meetings Paper No. 4940, Fifteenth Annual Utah Winter Finance Conference
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Jun 2004
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and UBM
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Market segmentation, prepayment risk, liquidity, limited capital, hedge funds, limits to arbitrage.

Limits of Arbitrage: Theory and Evidence from the Mortgage-Backed Securities Market

NBER Working Paper No. w11851
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Mar 2006
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and UBM
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Citation 165

International Liquidity and Exchange Rate Dynamics

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 07 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2015
Xavier Gabaix and Matteo Maggiori
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University
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Exchange Rate Disconnect, Capital Flows, FX Intervention, Limits of Arbitrage

International Liquidity and Exchange Rate Dynamics

NBER Working Paper No. w19854
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 25 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2021
Xavier Gabaix and Matteo Maggiori
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University
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International Liquidity and Exchange Rate Dynamics

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9842
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Xavier Gabaix and Matteo Maggiori
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University
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Capital Flows, Exchange Rate Disconnect, Foreign Exchange Intervention, Limits of Arbitrage

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The Granular Origins of Aggregate Fluctuations

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2009
Xavier Gabaix
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Business cycle, idiosyncratic shocks, productivity, Solow residual, granular residual, comovement

The Granular Origins of Aggregate Fluctuations

NBER Working Paper No. w15286
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2021
Xavier Gabaix
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Variable Rare Disasters: An Exactly Solved Framework for Ten Puzzles in Macro-Finance

AFA 2009 San Francisco Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Mar 2008
Xavier Gabaix
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Rare disasters, Asset Pricing Puzzles, Return predictability, Crash risk, Equilibrium asset pricing

Variable Rare Disasters: An Exactly Solved Framework for Ten Puzzles in Macro-Finance

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/28349
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Dec 2009
Xavier Gabaix
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Variable Rare Disasters: An Exactly Solved Framework for Ten Puzzles in Macro-Finance

NBER Working Paper No. w13724
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2010
Xavier Gabaix
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Linearity-Generating Processes, Unspanned Stochastic Volatility, and Interest-Rate Option Pricing

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Mar 2011
Peter Carr, Xavier Gabaix and Liuren Wu
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering, Harvard University - Department of Economics and City University of New York, CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business
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Citation 104

Rare Disasters and Exchange Rates

Paris December 2007 Finance International Meeting AFFI-EUROFIDAI Paper
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 13 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2014
Emmanuel Farhi and Xavier Gabaix
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Disaster risk, forward premium puzzle, uncovered interest rate parity, risk-reversals, international macro-finance puzzles

Rare Disasters and Exchange Rates

NBER Working Paper No. w13805
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2021
Emmanuel Farhi and Xavier Gabaix
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Rare Disasters and Exchange Rates

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10334
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 23 Jan 2015
Emmanuel Farhi and Xavier Gabaix
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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disaster risk, forward premium puzzle, international macro-finance puzzles, risk-reversals, uncovered interest rate parity

The 6d Bias and the Equity Premium Puzzle

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1947; MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 02-01
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Jan 2002
Xavier Gabaix and David Laibson
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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6D, bounded rationality, decision costs, delayed adjustment, equity premium puzzle

The 6d Bias and the Equity Premium Puzzle

Posted: 08 Feb 2002
Xavier Gabaix and David Laibson
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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6D, bounded rationality, decision costs, delayed adjustment, equity premium puzzle

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Tractability in Incentive Contracting

Review of Financial Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2011
Alex Edmans and Xavier Gabaix
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Contract theory, executive compensation, incentives, principal-agent problem, closed forms, multiperiod contracts, multiperiod games.

Tractability in Incentive Contracting

NBER Working Paper No. w15545
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 01 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2021
Alex Edmans and Xavier Gabaix
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Tractability in Incentive Contracting

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7578
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 11 Jan 2010
Alex Edmans and Xavier Gabaix
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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closed forms, contract theory, dispersive order, executive compensation, incentives, principal-agent problem, subderivative

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Citation 171

A Sparsity-Based Model of Bounded Rationality

AFA 2013 San Diego Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2012
Xavier Gabaix
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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anchoring and adjustment, inattention, boundedly rational dynamic programming, price rigidity, hedging demand, sparse representations, L1 minimization, dictionaries

A Sparsity-Based Model of Bounded Rationality

NBER Working Paper No. w16911
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2021
Xavier Gabaix
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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A Primer on Tractable Incentive Contracts

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 24 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2011
Alex Edmans and Xavier Gabaix
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Contract theory, executive compensation, incentives, principal-agent problem, closed forms, multiperiod contracts

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Trade Patterns, Trade Balances and Idiosyncratic Shocks

Banco de España Research Paper No. WP-0721, "la Caixa" Working Paper No. 02/2007
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2008
La Caixa, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Banco de España and Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences - Department of Economics
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trade balance, trade concentration, firms, empirical

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The Tractable 'Quadratic' Class of Growth and Interest Rate Processes

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 06-17
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Jun 2006
Xavier Gabaix
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Long term risk, Growth rate risk, Perpetuity, Modified Gordon growth model, Yield curve, Interest rate processes, Stochastic Discount Factor, Quadratic processes

Linearity-Generating Processes: A Modelling Tool Yielding Closed Forms for Asset Prices

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-07-006
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Xavier Gabaix
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Modified Gordon growth model, Stochastic Discount Factor, Long term risk, Interest rate processes, Bond premia, Equity Premium

Linearity-Generating Processes: A Modelling Tool Yielding Closed Forms for Asset Prices

NBER Working Paper No. w13430
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 26 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2021
Xavier Gabaix
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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A Calibratable Model of Optimal CEO Incentives in Market Equilibrium

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-07-022
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Alex Edmans, Xavier Gabaix and Augustin Landier
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, Harvard University - Department of Economics and HEC
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A Calibratable Model of Optimal CEO Incentives in Market Equilibrium

NBER Working Paper No. w13372
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2021
Alex Edmans, Xavier Gabaix and Augustin Landier
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting, Harvard University - Department of Economics and HEC
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Behavioral Inattention

NBER Working Paper No. w24096
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 16 Dec 2017
Xavier Gabaix
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Behavioral Inattention

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13268
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 22 Oct 2018
Xavier Gabaix
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Behavioral Macroeconomics via Sparse Dynamic Programming

Number of pages: 135 Posted: 20 Dec 2015
Xavier Gabaix
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Bounded rationality, inattention

Behavioral Macroeconomics Via Sparse Dynamic Programming

NBER Working Paper No. w21848
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 12 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2021
Xavier Gabaix
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Behavioral Macroeconomics Via Sparse Dynamic Programming

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11026
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 12 Jan 2016
Xavier Gabaix
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Bounded rationality, inattention, simplification

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Tractability and Detail-Neutrality in Incentive Contracting

NYU Working Paper No. FIN-08-019
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Mar 2009
Alex Edmans and Xavier Gabaix
London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Great Diversification and its Undoing

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 30 Sep 2010
Vasco M. Carvalho and Xavier Gabaix
Universitat Pompeu Fabra/CREI and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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shocks, origins of the business cycle, great moderation, structural change, granularity

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A Behavioral New Keynesian Model

NBER Working Paper No. w22954
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2021
Xavier Gabaix
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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A Behavioral New Keynesian Model

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11729
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 03 Jan 2017
Xavier Gabaix
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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behavioral macroeconomics, bounded rationality, forward guidance, price level targetting, zero lower bound

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The Dynamics of Inequality

NBER Working Paper No. w21363
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2015
Harvard University - Department of Economics, BNP Paribas, Université Paris Dauphine - CEREMADE and Princeton University - Department of Economics
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The Dynamics of Inequality

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11028
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Jan 2016
Harvard University - Department of Economics, BNP Paribas, Université Paris Dauphine - CEREMADE and Princeton University - Department of Economics
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inequality, operator methods, Pareto distribution, speed of transition, superstars

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Optimal Taxation with Behavioral Agents

NBER Working Paper No. w21524
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2021
Emmanuel Farhi and Xavier Gabaix
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Area and Population of Cities: New Insights from a Different Perspective on Cities

NBER Working Paper No. w15409
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2021
City College of New York, City College of New York, Harvard University - Department of Economics and City College of New York
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Myopia and Discounting

NBER Working Paper No. w23254
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2021
Xavier Gabaix and David Laibson
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Myopia and Discounting

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11914
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Mar 2017
Xavier Gabaix and David Laibson
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Behavioral economics, discounting, myopia

Boundedly Rational Dynamic Programming: Some Preliminary Results

NBER Working Paper No. w17783
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2021
Xavier Gabaix
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Boundedly Rational Dynamic Programming: Some Preliminary Results

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8813
Posted: 01 Mar 2012
Xavier Gabaix
Harvard University - Department of Economics

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behavioral economics, bounded rationality, inattention, intertemporal elasticity of substitution

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The Great Diversification and its Undoing

NBER Working Paper No. w16424
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 19 May 2021
Vasco M. Carvalho and Xavier Gabaix
Universitat Pompeu Fabra/CREI and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Great Diversification and its Undoing

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8044
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Nov 2010
Vasco M. Carvalho and Xavier Gabaix
Universitat Pompeu Fabra/CREI and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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granularity, great moderation, origins of the business cycle, shocks, structural change

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CEO Pay and Firm Size: An Update after the Crisis

NBER Working Paper No. w19078
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 31 May 2013 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2021
Xavier Gabaix, Augustin Landier and Julien Sauvagnat
Harvard University - Department of Economics, HEC and Bocconi University
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CEO Pay and Firm Size: An Update after the Crisis

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9498
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Jun 2013
Xavier Gabaix, Augustin Landier and Julien Sauvagnat
Harvard University - Department of Economics, HEC and Bocconi University
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assignment models, economics of superstars, Executive pay, inequality, matching.