Christopher Adams

CBO

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2nd & D Streets, SW

Washington, DC 20515-6925

United States

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Scholarly Papers (37)

1.

Pharmaceutical Development Phases: A Duration Analysis

FTC, Bureau of Economics Working Paper No. 274
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Oct 2004
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz, Christopher Adams and Albert Metz
The Brattle Group, CBO and The Brattle Group
Downloads 1,200 (19,752)
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Pharmceuticals, research and development, duration analysis

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Spending on New Drug Development

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2014
Christopher Adams and Van V. Brantner
CBO and Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
Downloads 1,039 (24,476)
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Pharmaceuticals, Drug Development Cost

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New Drug Development: Estimating Entry from Human Clinical Trials

FTC Bureau of Economics Working Paper No. 262
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Sep 2003
Christopher Adams and Van V. Brantner
CBO and Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
Downloads 542 (59,224)
Citation 7

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Pharmaceuticals, research and development, new drugs

4.

Learning in Prediction Markets

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Aug 2006
Christopher Adams
CBO
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Prediction Markets, Learning, Trader Beliefs

5.

'Vettes and Lemons on Ebay

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 Feb 2006
Christopher Adams, Laura Hosken and Peter Newberry
CBO, Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics and Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
Downloads 260 (137,517)
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Lemons, Used Cars, eBay

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Does Size Really Matter? Empirical Evidence on Group Incentives

FTC Bureau of Economics Working Paper No. 252
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 May 2003
Christopher Adams
CBO
Downloads 219 (162,437)
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Free riding, group size, incentives, profit sharing

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Agent Discretion, Adverse Selection, and the Risk-Incentive Trade-Off

FTC Bureau of Economics Working Paper No. 255
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 May 2003
Christopher Adams
CBO
Downloads 206 (172,115)
Citation 5

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Agency theory, principal-agent problem, incentives, profit sharing

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Focusing on Demand: Using Ebay Data to Analyze the Demand for Telescopes

FTC Bureau of Economics Working Paper No. 257
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Jun 2003
Christopher Adams and Laura L. Bivins
CBO and Federal Trade Commission - Bureau of Economics
Downloads 198 (178,550)
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Estimate Demand, On-line, Auctions

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Estimating the Value of 'Going for it' (When No One Does)

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Dec 2006
Christopher Adams
CBO
Downloads 197 (179,412)
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Football, Fourth Down, Bounded Rationality, Decision Making, Structural Model

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Identifying Demand in Ebay Auctions

FTC Bureau of Economics Working Paper No. 272
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Jul 2004
Christopher Adams
CBO
Downloads 188 (187,018)
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Internet auctions, non-parametric identification, censoring bias, demand estimation

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Internet Auctions, FTC, ecommerce

12.

Optimal Team Incentives with Ces Production

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 10 May 2005
Christopher Adams
CBO
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Incentives, teams, profit sharing

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Selection of 'High Performance Work Systems' in U.S. Manufacturing

FTC Bureau of Economics Working Paper No. 247
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 May 2003
Christopher Adams
CBO
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Identification of Treatment Effects from Synthetic Controls

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Jan 2017
Christopher Adams
CBO
Downloads 157 (218,544)

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Treatment Effects, Synthetic Controls, Linear Factor Model, Identification, Panel Data

15.

The Sealed-Bid Abstraction in Online Auctions

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2010
Robert Zeithammer and Christopher Adams
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and CBO
Downloads 142 (237,238)
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eBay, empirical auctions, sealed bidding, online auction

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Digital Demand: Demand for Digital Cameras on Ebay

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 May 2005
Christopher Adams, William B. Vogt and Hao Xu
CBO, RAND Corporation and Carnegie Mellon University - School of Computer Science
Downloads 137 (244,254)
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eBay, estimating demand, digital cameras

17.

Moral Hazard, Time Preferences and Stock Options

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 May 2005
Christopher Adams
CBO
Downloads 85 (340,040)

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Stock Options, Incentives, Moral Hazard

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Identifying Demand from Online Auction Data

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Dec 2009
Christopher Adams
CBO
Downloads 82 (347,332)
Citation 2

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demand, differentiated, products, copula, ebay, auctions

19.

Stochastic Matrix Factorization

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Sep 2016
Christopher Adams
CBO
Downloads 77 (360,260)

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machine learning, natural language processing, topic models, non-negative matrix factorization, identification

20.

Identification and Estimation with Competing Auctions

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2010
Christopher Adams
CBO
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Auctions, Ebay, copula, non-parametric estimation, Competing Auctions, Pick Up Trucks, Demand

21.

Is it Always Optimal to Sell the Firm to a Risk-Neutral Agent?

FTC Bureau of Economics Working Paper No. 268
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 May 2004
Christopher Adams
CBO
Downloads 68 (385,874)

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Incentives, Contracts, Stock Options, Principal-Agent Problem

22.

Empirical Bayesian Estimation of Treatment Effects

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 24 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2018
Christopher Adams
CBO
Downloads 66 (392,075)

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Difference in Difference, Empirical Bayesian, Treatment Effects, German reunification, Returns to Schooling, Random Coefficients

23.

Because It's Important: A Comment on Gelman and Imbens (2013)

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Feb 2014
Christopher Adams
CBO
Downloads 61 (408,018)

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Revese Causal Question, Identification, matrix factorization

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Determinants of Pharmaceutical Review, Success and Duration

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Nov 2014
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz, Christopher Adams and Albert Metz
The Brattle Group, CBO and The Brattle Group
Downloads 60 (411,288)
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Pharmaceuticals, R&D, Duration, Probabilities, Risk

25.

Do Crowds Learn Wisdom? Theory and Evidence from Trading During the World Cup

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Nov 2008
Christopher Adams
CBO
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Prediction Markets, World Cup, probabilities

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Identification in the Roy Model with an Application to Auctions

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2012
Christopher Adams
CBO
Downloads 58 (418,219)
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auctions, roy model, identification, selection effect

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Estimating Heterogeneous Treatment Effects in Randomized Control Trials

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 May 2014 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2014
Christopher Adams
CBO
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non-negative matrix factorization, mixture distributions, randomized control trials, heterogeneous treatment effects

28.

Median Survival, Hazard Ratios and Bounding Drug Effectiveness

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Jan 2014
Christopher Adams
CBO
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treatment effect, median survival, bounds

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Inference Bounds on the Joint Distribution of Treatment Outcomes

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Jan 2014
Christopher Adams
CBO
Downloads 44 (471,498)
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bounds, joint distributions, treatment effects, heterogenous treatment effects

30.

Exclusion Restrictions and Identification of Returns to Schooling

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 21 Apr 2015
Christopher Adams
CBO
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returns to schooling, instrumental variables, mixture models

31.

Choice Over Experiments

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 May 2018
Christopher Adams
CBO
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uncertainty aversion, ambiguity aversion, decision making, baseball

32.

Measuring Treatment Effects with Big N Panels

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Jul 2018
Christopher Adams
CBO
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Factor Models, Convex Factor Models, German Reunification

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A Mixture Model of Errors in Twin Education Reports

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Christopher Adams
CBO
Downloads 27 (555,288)

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Returns to education, measurement error, mixture models

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Set Identification and Estimation of Factor and Topic Models

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Nov 2015
Christopher Adams
CBO
Downloads 26 (561,426)

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factor model, topic model, set identification, non-negative matrix factorization

35.

Decision Making Given Sample Data

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Jan 2011
Christopher Adams
CBO
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uncertainty aversion, non-expected utility, ambiguity

36.

Polynomial Sieves as Universal Predictors

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 Dec 2014
Christopher Adams
CBO
Downloads 16 (627,327)

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prediction, polynomials, sieve estimators

37.

Finite Mixture Models with One Exclusion Restriction

The Econometrics Journal, Vol. 19, Issue 2, pp. 150-165, 2016
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Oct 2016
Christopher Adams
CBO
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Identification, Mixture models, Nonā€parametrics