Seth Benzell

Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics

333 N. Glassell

Orange, CA 92866

United States

MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy

Digital Fellow

245 First Street

Cambridge, MA 02142

United States

Stanford University, Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence Digital Economy Lab

Stanford, CA 94305

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

14

DOWNLOADS
Rank 5,244

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 5,244

in Total Papers Downloads

11,328

SSRN CITATIONS
Rank 28,430

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 28,430

in Total Papers Citations

19

CROSSREF CITATIONS

12

Scholarly Papers (14)

1.

Rationing Social Contact During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Transmission Risk and Social Benefits of US Locations

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, June 2020. (doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2008025117)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2021
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business and School of Economics and Management, University of Cyprus
Downloads 5,926 (1,814)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Loading...

2.

The Impact of APIs in Firm Performance

Boston University Questrom School of Business Research Paper No. 2843326
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 23 May 2017
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Global Development Policy Center Boston University and Boston University – Questrom School of Business
Downloads 3,176 (5,265)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Loading...

Firm performance, IT productivity, APIs, platforms, internal and external networks, event study

3.

Multisided Platform Strategy, Taxation and Regulation: Model and Application to Facebook

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 29 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2022
Seth Benzell and Avinash Collis
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics and University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business
Downloads 870 (38,647)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

Multi-Sided Platforms, Network Effects, Taxation, Regulation, Social Media, Facebook

4.

How APIs Create Growth by Inverting the Firm

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 16 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2021
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Boston University – Questrom School of Business and Global Development Policy Center Boston University
Downloads 477 (84,303)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Loading...

Platforms, APIs, Information Security, Technology Strategy, Market Capitalization

5.

The Efficiency of US Public Space Utilization During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Risk Analysis, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2021
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business and School of Economics and Management, University of Cyprus
Downloads 244 (173,548)

Abstract:

Loading...

COVID-19; social contact; transmission risk; social welfare; non-pharmaceutical interventions

6.

Robots are Us: Some Economics of Human Replacement

NBER Working Paper No. w20941
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 16 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2022
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Boston University - Department of Economics, Global Development Policy Center Boston University and Columbia University - Columbia Earth Institute
Downloads 203 (206,448)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Loading...

7.

Learning from COVID-19: Hospital IT, Clinical Trials and Improvement in Health Outcomes

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2022
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business, School of Economics and Management, University of Cyprus and University of Texas at Dallas
Downloads 153 (262,941)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

health IT, hospital IT, COVID-19, learning, digital resilience

8.

Facebook, Welfare, and Natural Monopoly: A Quantitative Analysis of Antitrust Remedies

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 29 Mar 2022
Felix Chang and Seth Benzell
University of Cincinnati College of Law and Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics
Downloads 91 (380,669)

Abstract:

Loading...

Facebook, policy interventions, regulation, social welfare, digital platforms, antitrust

9.

Robots: Curse or Blessing? A Basic Framework

NBER Working Paper No. w21091
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2022
Columbia University - Columbia Earth Institute, Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics and Global Development Policy Center Boston University
Downloads 70 (442,633)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

10.

Do Labor Demand Shifts Occur Within Firms or Across Them? Non-Routine-Biased Technological Change, 2000-2016

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Jul 2019
Seth Benzell, Guillermo Lagarda and Daniel Rock
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Global Development Policy Center Boston University and University of Pennsylvania - Operations & Information Management Department
Downloads 42 (556,553)

Abstract:

Loading...

Skill-Biased Technological Change, Labor Demand, Automation, Business Dynamism

11.

Digital Abundance and Scarce Genius: Implications for Wages, Interest Rates, and Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w25585
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 26 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 30 May 2021
Seth Benzell and Erik Brynjolfsson
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 41 (561,663)

Abstract:

Loading...

12.

Simulating Russia's and Other Large Economies’ Challenging and Interconnected Transitions

NBER Working Paper No. w21269
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2022
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy, Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy, Boston University - Department of Economics, Global Development Policy Center Boston University, Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation (RANEPA) and Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation (RANEPA) - Institute of Applied Economic Research
Downloads 17 (717,148)

Abstract:

Loading...

13.

Simulating Business Cash Flow Taxation: An Illustration Based on the “Better Way” Corporate Tax Reform

NBER Working Paper No. w23675
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 17 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2022
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Boston University - Department of Economics and Global Development Policy Center Boston University
Downloads 12 (760,343)

Abstract:

Loading...

14.

Simulating Endogenous Global Automation

NBER Working Paper No. w29220
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 13 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Boston University - Department of Economics, Global Development Policy Center Boston University and Boston University
Downloads 6 (817,096)
  • Add to Cart

Abstract:

Loading...