Chad Syverson

University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Professor of Economics

1126 East 59th Street

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (34)

The Effects of Environmental Regulation on the Competitiveness of U.S. Manufacturing

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 12-24
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2012
Michael Greenstone, John A. List and Chad Syverson
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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clean air act, costs of regulation, air pollution

The Effects of Environmental Regulation on the Competitiveness of U.S. Manufacturing

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-11-03
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 Feb 2011
Michael Greenstone, John A. List and Chad Syverson
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Downloads 300 (93,101)
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The Effects of Environmental Regulation on the Competitiveness of U.S. Manufacturing

NBER Working Paper No. w18392
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2014
Michael Greenstone, John A. List and Chad Syverson
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Competition in the Audit Market: Policy Implications

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 13-63
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 18 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2015
Joseph J. Gerakos and Chad Syverson
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Mandatory Rotation, Competition

Competition in the Audit Market: Policy Implications

NBER Working Paper No. w19251
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 27 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2013
Joseph J. Gerakos and Chad Syverson
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Competition in the Audit Market: Policy Implications

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 53, No. 4, 2015
Posted: 03 Mar 2016
Joseph J. Gerakos and Chad Syverson
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and University of Chicago Booth School of Business

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andatory Rotation, Competition

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Product Differentiation, Search Costs, and Competition in the Mutual Fund Industry: A Case Study of S&P 500 Index Funds

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 27 May 2003
Ali Hortacsu and Chad Syverson
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Downloads 786 (28,135)
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S&P 500, index funds, mutual funds, mutual fund industry, search, search costs, product differentiation

E-Commerce and the Market Structure of Retail Industries

NET Institute Working Paper No. 05-24
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Nov 2005
Önsel Emre, Ali Hortacsu and Chad Syverson
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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e-commerce, retail industries

E-Commerce and the Market Structure of Retail Industries

NBER Working Paper No. w14166
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2012
University of London, Royal Holloway College - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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E-Commerce and the Market Structure of Retail Industries

The Economic Journal, Vol. 120, Issue 545, pp. 651-682, June 2010
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Jun 2010
University of London, Royal Holloway College - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Technological Change and the Growing Inequality in Managerial Compensation

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Vol. 99, No. 3, 2011, NYU Working Paper No. FIN-08-044
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2015
Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Columbia University Graduate School of Business
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Technological Change and the Growing Inequality in Managerial Compensation

NBER Working Paper No. w14661
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 25 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Columbia University Graduate School of Business
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How Do Incumbents Respond to the Threat of Entry on Their Networks? Evidence from the Major Airlines

NET Institute Working Paper No. 04-04
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Nov 2004
Austan Goolsbee and Chad Syverson
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Downloads 369 (73,941)
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Reallocation, Firm Turnover, and Efficiency: Selection on Productivity or Profitability?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1705
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Aug 2005
Lucia Foster, John Haltiwanger and Chad Syverson
U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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productivity dynamics, market selection, reallocation

Reallocation, Firm Turnover, and Efficiency: Selection on Productivity or Profitability?

NBER Working Paper No. w11555
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 27 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2010
Lucia Foster, John Haltiwanger and Chad Syverson
U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Artificial Intelligence and the Modern Productivity Paradox: A Clash of Expectations and Statistics

NBER Working Paper No. w24001
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 06 Nov 2017
Erik Brynjolfsson, Daniel Rock and Chad Syverson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Market Distortions When Agents are Better Informed: The Value of Information in Real Estate Transactions

NBER Working Paper No. w11053
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2010
Steven D. Levitt and Chad Syverson
University of Chicago and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Why do Firms Own Production Chains?

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES 09-31
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Oct 2009
Ali Hortacsu and Chad Syverson
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Why Do Firms Own Production Chains?

NBER Working Paper No. w18020
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 28 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2014
Enghin Atalay, Ali Hortacsu and Chad Syverson
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Audit Firms Face Downward-Sloping Demand Curves and the Audit Market Is Far from Perfectly Competitive

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Jun 2017
Joseph J. Gerakos and Chad Syverson
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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auditing, competition, demand estimation

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Quality Management Using Data Analytics: An Application to Pharmaceutical Regulation

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 Jan 2016
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Information Technology and Operations Management Department (ITOM), University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Pritzker School of Medicine and University of Virginia - School of Medicine
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quality management; data analytics; FDA decision making

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What Determines Productivity?

NBER Working Paper No. w15712
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 01 Feb 2010
Chad Syverson
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Cementing Relationships: Vertical Integration, Foreclosure, Productivity and Prices

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP- 08-41
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 01 Aug 2009
Ali Hortacsu and Chad Syverson
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Cementing Relationships: Vertical Integration, Foreclosure, Productivity, and Prices

NBER Working Paper No. w12894
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 17 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2010
Ali Hortacsu and Chad Syverson
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Cementing Relationships: Vertical Integration, Foreclosure, Productivity, and Prices

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 115, April 2007
Posted: 23 Apr 2007
Ali Hortacsu and Chad Syverson
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Booth School of Business

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Challenges to Mismeasurement Explanations for the U.S. Productivity Slowdown

NBER Working Paper No. w21974
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2016
Chad Syverson
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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The Ongoing Evolution of Us Retail: A Format Tug-of-War

NBER Working Paper No. w21464
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2015
Ali Hortacsu and Chad Syverson
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Healthcare Exceptionalism? Performance and Allocation in the U.S. Healthcare Sector

NBER Working Paper No. w21603
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2018
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Healthcare Exceptionalism? Performance and Allocation in the U.S. Healthcare Sector

HKS Working Paper No. 058
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Dec 2015
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Healthcare, Health Economics, Markets, Market Shares, Healthcare Performance

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How Do Incumbents Respond to the Threat of Entry? Evidence from the Major Airlines

NBER Working Paper No. w11072
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2005
Austan Goolsbee and Chad Syverson
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Downloads 57 (341,722)
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Product Differentiation, Search Costs, and Competition in the Mutual Fund Industry: A Case Study of the S&P 500 Index Funds

NBER Working Paper No. w9728
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 26 May 2003 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2010
Ali Hortacsu and Chad Syverson
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Downloads 52 (356,910)
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Sales Force and Competition in Financial Product Markets: The Case of Mexico's Social Security Privatization

NBER Working Paper No. w18881
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2014
Justine S. Hastings, Ali Hortacsu and Chad Syverson
Brown University, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Is an Automaker's Road to Bankruptcy Paved with Customers' Beliefs?

The American Economic Review, Vol. 101, No. 3, May 2011, UNC Kenan-Flagler Research Paper No. 2013-24
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Oct 2012
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Kenan-Flagler Business School
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Acquisitions, Productivity, and Profitability: Evidence from the Japanese Cotton Spinning Industry

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 14-26
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2015
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Hokkaido University - Graduate School of Economics & Business Administration, University of Tokyo - Faculty of Economics and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Market Structure and Productivity: A Concrete Example

NBER Working Paper No. w10501
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 31 May 2004 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2010
Chad Syverson
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Market Structure and Productivity: A Concrete Example

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 112, pp. 1181-1222, December 2004
Posted: 02 Nov 2004
Chad Syverson
University of Chicago Booth School of Business

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The Slow Growth of New Plants: Learning About Demand?

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-12-06
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Mar 2012
Lucia Foster, John Haltiwanger and Chad Syverson
U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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The Slow Growth of New Plants: Learning About Demand?

NBER Working Paper No. w17853
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2014
Lucia Foster, John Haltiwanger and Chad Syverson
U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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The Slow Growth of New Plants: Learning About Demand?

Economica, Vol. 83, Issue 329, pp. 91-129, 2016
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 Jan 2016
Lucia Foster, John Haltiwanger and Chad Syverson
U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Toward an Understanding of Learning by Doing: Evidence from an Automobile Assembly Plant

NBER Working Paper No. w18017
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2014
Steven D. Levitt, John A. List and Chad Syverson
University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Product Substitutability and Productivity Dispersion

NBER Working Paper No. w10049
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Oct 2003
Chad Syverson
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Are Consumers Affected by Durable Goods Makers' Financial Distress? The Case of Auto Manufacturers

NBER Working Paper No. w16197
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2010
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Finance, University of Chicago Booth School of Business and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Kenan-Flagler Business School
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Healthcare Exceptionalism? Productivity and Allocation in the U.S. Healthcare Sector

NBER Working Paper No. w19200
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 03 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2014
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Columbia University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Prices, Spatial Competition and Heterogeneous Producers: An Empirical Test

Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 55, No. 2, pp. 197-222, June 2007
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Jul 2007
Chad Syverson
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Prices, Spatial Competition, and Heterogenous Producers: An Empirical Test

NBER Working Paper No. w12231
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 May 2006
Chad Syverson
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Misallocation Measures: The Distortion that Ate the Residual

NBER Working Paper No. w24199
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Jan 2018
John Haltiwanger, Robert B. Kulick and Chad Syverson
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, NERA Economic Consulting and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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The Productivity J-Curve: How Intangibles Complement General Purpose Technologies

NBER Working Paper No. w25148
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Oct 2018
Erik Brynjolfsson, Daniel Rock and Chad Syverson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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How Wide is the Firm Border?

NBER Working Paper No. w23777
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 11 Sep 2017
Enghin Atalay, Ali Hortacsu, Mary Li and Chad Syverson
University of Wisconsin - Madison, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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Acquisitions, Productivity, and Profitability: Evidence from the Japanese Cotton Spinning Industry

NBER Working Paper No. w19901
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 16 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2014
Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Hokkaido University - Graduate School of Economics & Business Administration, University of Tokyo - Faculty of Economics and University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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