Heski Bar-Isaac

University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management

Associate Professor of Integrative Thinking and Business Economics

105 St. George Street

Toronto, Ontario M5S 3E6 M5S1S4

Canada

http://https://sites.google.com/site/heskibarisaac/home

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Scholarly Papers (34)

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Citation 9

How to Organize Crime

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Apr 2006
Mariagiovanna Baccara and Heski Bar-Isaac
Washington University in St. Louis and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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How to Organize Crime

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/26069
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Oct 2008
Heski Bar-Isaac and Mariagiovanna Baccara
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Washington University in St. Louis
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Information and Human Capital Management

Stern School of Business Economics Working Paper Series
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Nov 2007
Heski Bar-Isaac, Ian Jewitt and Clare Leaver
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Oxford - Department of Economics and University of Oxford
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human capital, information disclosure, regression to the mean, adverse selection, turnover, wage distribution, human resource management

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Information and Human Capital Managment

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/26059
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Oct 2008
Heski Bar-Isaac, Clare Leaver and Ian Jewitt
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Oxford and University of Oxford - Department of Economics
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human capital, information disclosure, regression to the mean, adverse selection, turnover, wage distribution, human resource management

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Citation 126

Ratings Quality Over the Business Cycle

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Dec 2010
Heski Bar-Isaac and Joel D. Shapiro
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Credit Rating Agencies, Reputation, Ratings Accuracy

Ratings Quality Over the Business Cycle

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8156
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Dec 2010
Heski Bar-Isaac and Joel D. Shapiro
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Credit rating agencies, Ratings Accuracy, Reputation

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Recruitment, Training and Career Concerns

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/26099
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Oct 2008
Heski Bar-Isaac and Juanjo Ganuza
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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recruitment, training, career concerns, reputation

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Citation 17

Blockholder Voting

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2928820
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 08 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2017
Heski Bar-Isaac and Joel D. Shapiro
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Blockholder, Shareholder Voting, Corporate Governance

Blockholder Voting

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11933
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 27 Mar 2017
Heski Bar-Isaac and Joel D. Shapiro
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Oxford - Said Business School
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Blockholder, corporate governance, shareholder voting

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Citation 24

Information Gathering and Marketing

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Apr 2008
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Centre for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Financial Markets GroupThe London School of Economics
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information gathering, monopoly, marketing, pricing, investment

Information Gathering and Marketing

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/26026
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Oct 2008
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Centre for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Financial Markets GroupThe London School of Economics
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information gathering, monopoly, marketing, pricing, investment

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Search, Design and Market Structure

NET Institute Working Paper No. 09-17
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Oct 2009
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Centre for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Financial Markets GroupThe London School of Economics
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Vertical Practices Facilitating Exclusion

NYU Working Paper , Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2255878
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Apr 2013
John Asker and Heski Bar-Isaac
UCLA and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Vertical Practices Facilitating Exclusion

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2181852, NYU Working Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Nov 2012
John Asker and Heski Bar-Isaac
UCLA and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Vertical Practices Facilitating Exclusion

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/31653
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Sep 2013
John Asker and Heski Bar-Isaac
UCLA and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Citation 1

Exclusionary Minimum Resale Price Maintenance

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/31609
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Aug 2011
John Asker and Heski Bar-Isaac
UCLA and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Exclusionary Minimum Resale Price Maintenance

NBER Working Paper No. w16564
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2023
John Asker and Heski Bar-Isaac
UCLA and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Citation 13

Information Gathering Externalities in Product Markets

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Aug 2007
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Centre for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Financial Markets GroupThe London School of Economics
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information gathering, diversity, externalities

Information Gathering Externalities in Product Markets

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/26049
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Oct 2008
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Centre for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Financial Markets GroupThe London School of Economics
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Something to Prove: Reputational Incentives in Teams

NYU Stern Economics Working Paper No. EC-04-07
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 May 2005
Heski Bar-Isaac
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Reputation incentive, teams, overlapping generations, up-or-out

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Interrogation Methods and Terror Networks

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Apr 2008
Mariagiovanna Baccara and Heski Bar-Isaac
Washington University in St. Louis and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
Downloads 108 (467,200)
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Interrogation Methods and Terror Networks

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/26016
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Oct 2008
Mariagiovanna Baccara and Heski Bar-Isaac
Washington University in St. Louis and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Citation 1

Long-Term Debt and Hidden Borrowing

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Oct 2005
Heski Bar-Isaac, Vicente Cuñat and Vicente Cuñat
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Financial Markets GroupThe London School of Economics
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Long term debt, hidden borrowing, debt contracts, adverse selection

Long-Term Debt and Hidden Borrowing

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/31546
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 May 2012
Heski Bar-Isaac, Vicente Cuñat and Vicente Cuñat
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Financial Markets GroupThe London School of Economics
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long-term debt, hidden borrowing, debt contracts, adverse selection

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Breadth, Depth, and Competition

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 27 Aug 2007
Heski Bar-Isaac
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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breadth, depth, specialization, competition, horizontal and vertical differentiation

Breadth, Depth, and Competition

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/26050
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 13 Oct 2008
Heski Bar-Isaac
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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breadth, depth, specialization, competition, horizontal and vertical differentiation

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Teaching to the Top and Searching for Superstars

NYU Stern Economics Working Paper No. EC-05-06
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 May 2005
Heski Bar-Isaac and Juan-José Ganuza
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences
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reputation, career concern, recruitment policies, training policies

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Long Term Debt with Hidden Borrowing

NYU Stern Economics Working Paper No. EC-05-04
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 May 2005
Heski Bar-Isaac, Vicente Cuñat and Vicente Cuñat
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Financial Markets GroupThe London School of Economics
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Long term debt, hidden borrowing, debt contracts, adverse selection

Long Term Debt with Hidden Borrowing

UPF Economics and Business Working Paper 803
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Nov 2005
Vicente Cuñat, Vicente Cuñat and Heski Bar-Isaac
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Financial Markets GroupThe London School of Economics and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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G21, G33, D14

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Acquihiring for Monopsony Power

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 Nov 2023 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2024
Justin Johnson, Volker Nocke and Heski Bar-Isaac
Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Acquihires, Monopsony

Diversity and Demand Externalities: How Cheap Information Can Reduce Welfare

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Apr 2006
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Centre for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Financial Markets GroupThe London School of Economics
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Diversity and Demand Externalities: How Cheap Information Can Reduce Welfare

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/26070
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Oct 2008
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Centre for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Financial Markets GroupThe London School of Economics
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Reputation for a Servant of Two Masters

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/31550
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 May 2012
Heski Bar-Isaac and Joyee Deb
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
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Brokers' Contractual Arrangements in the Manhattan Residential Rental Market

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 2205157
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2014
Heski Bar-Isaac and Alessandro Gavazza
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics
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Which Kind of Transparency and When? Career Concerns, and Incentives for Acquiring Expertise

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 31 Jul 2008
Heski Bar-Isaac
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Reputation, expertise, incentives, career concerns, information acquisition

Reputation with Opportunities for Coasting

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 2041
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Jun 2016
Joyee Deb and Heski Bar-Isaac
Yale School of Management and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Reputation with Opportunities for Coasting

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11513
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Sep 2016
Heski Bar-Isaac and Joyee Deb
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Yale School of Management
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coasting, observability, reputation

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Self-Confidence and Survival

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. TE428
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Jul 2008
Heski Bar-Isaac
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Motivating Employees Through Career Paths

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2019
Heski Bar-Isaac and Raphaël Levy
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and HEC Paris
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career concerns, task assignments, labour market competition, professional service firms

Motivating Employees Through Career Paths

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13828
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Jul 2019
Heski Bar-Isaac and Raphaël Levy
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and HEC Paris
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career concerns, Labour market competition, professional service firms, task assignments

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Something to Prove: Reputation in Teams and Hiring to Introduce Uncertainty

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/26120
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Oct 2008
Heski Bar-Isaac
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Reputation incentive, teams, overlapping generations, up-or-out

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'Long Term Debt with Hidden Borrowing'

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/26098
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Oct 2008
Heski Bar-Isaac, Vicente Cuñat and Vicente Cuñat
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Financial Markets GroupThe London School of Economics
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Long-term debt, hidden borrowing, debt contracts, adverse selection

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Imperfect Competition and Committment

NYU Working Paper No. 2451/26122
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Oct 2008
Heski Bar-Isaac
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Costly Search and Design

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Jul 2009
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Centre for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Financial Markets GroupThe London School of Economics
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Product design, search costs, long tail

Vertical Information Restraints: Pro- and Anti-Competitive Impacts of Minimum Advertised Price Restrictions

NBER Working Paper No. w22771
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 31 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2023
John Asker and Heski Bar-Isaac
UCLA and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Vertical Information Restraints: Pro- and Anti-Competitive Impacts of Minimum Advertised Price Restrictions

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11579
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Oct 2016
John Asker and Heski Bar-Isaac
UCLA and University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management
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Investment in Human Capital Under Endogenous Asymmetric Information

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16305
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Jul 2021
Heski Bar-Isaac and Clare Leaver
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of Oxford
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Targeted Product Design

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15708
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2021
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, CEMFI and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Financial Markets GroupThe London School of Economics
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Search, Showrooming, and Retailer Variety

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15448
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 27 May 2022
Heski Bar-Isaac and Sandro Shelegia
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Department of Economics and Business, Students
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consumer search, Pricing, Retailer Variety, Showrooming

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Adverse Selection, Efficiency and the Structure of Information

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13007
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 26 Jun 2018
Heski Bar-Isaac, Ian Jewitt and Clare Leaver
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, University of Oxford - Department of Economics and University of Oxford
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Adverse Selection, asymmetric information, information design