Rajiv Sethi

Barnard College, Columbia University

Professor of Economics

3009 Broadway

New York, NY 10027

United States

http://www.columbia.edu/~rs328/

Santa Fe Institute

External Professor

1399 Hyde Park Road

Santa Fe, NM 87501

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (37)

1.

Trading Strategies and Market Microstructure: Evidence from a Prediction Market

The Journal of Prediction Markets 10 (1), 1-29, 2016
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2016
David M. Rothschild and Rajiv Sethi
Microsoft Research and Barnard College, Columbia University
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Prediction Markets, Market Microstructure, Trading Strategies, Manipulation

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Credit Market Speculation and the Cost of Capital

American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2013
Yeon-Koo Che and Rajiv Sethi
Columbia University and Barnard College, Columbia University
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Speculative side bets, naked credit default swaps, heterogeneous beliefs, cost of capital

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Equilibrium Screening and Categorical Inequality

American Economic Journal: Microeconomics
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 04 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
University of Copenhagen, Barnard College, Columbia University and Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics
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Categorical Inequality; Statistical Discrimination; Costly Screening

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Evaluating Prediction Mechanisms: A Profitability Test

CI '24: Proceedings of The ACM Collective Intelligence Conference
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2024
Barnard College, Columbia University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, CMU Tepper School of Business, Nova Southeastern University, USC Information Sciences Institute, Columbia University - Barnard College, Columbia University, Barnard College - Department of Economics, Columbia University - Barnard College and Columbia University, Barnard College - Department of Economics
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Forecasting, Prediction Markets, Performance Evaluation

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Culture and Communication

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 01 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2022
Rajiv Sethi and Muhamet Yildiz
Barnard College, Columbia University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Communication with Unknown Perspectives

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 12 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2016
Rajiv Sethi and Muhamet Yildiz
Barnard College, Columbia University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Beliefs, Heterogeneous Priors, Network Formation, Opinion Leadership, Segregation

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Meritocracy in the Face of Group Inequality

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2023
Rajiv Sethi and Rohini Somanathan
Barnard College, Columbia University and University of Delhi - Department of Economics
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Belief Aggregation with Automated Market Makers

Computational Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2015
Rajiv Sethi and Jennifer Vaughan
Barnard College, Columbia University and Microsoft Research New York City
Downloads 349 (163,936)
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Prediction Markets, Market Scoring Rules, Automated Market Makers

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Urban Crime

Number of pages: 116 Posted: 18 Jul 2014
Brendan O'Flaherty and Rajiv Sethi
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Barnard College, Columbia University
Downloads 335 (171,291)
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Crime, Victimization, Offending, Monitoring, Enforcement

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Apples and Oranges: Building a Better Dow

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 12 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2012
Debraj Ray and Rajiv Sethi
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and Barnard College, Columbia University
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Dow Jones Industrial Average, Price-Weighted Index, Value-Weighted Index

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Meritocracy and Representation

forthcoming in: Journal of Economic Literature
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2023
Rajiv Sethi and Rohini Somanathan
Barnard College, Columbia University and University of Delhi - Department of Economics
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Meritocracy, Representation, Selection Practices

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Stereotypes and the Administration of Justice

In Ashwini Deshpande, editor, Handbook on Economics of Discrimination and Affirmative Action, Springer, 2023
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2022
Brendan O'Flaherty and Rajiv Sethi
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Barnard College, Columbia University
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Stereotypes, Policing, Justice

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Rationalizing Choice: A Review Essay on Peter Leeson’s WTF?!: An Economic Tour of the Weird

Journal of Economic Literature, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Nov 2018
Rajiv Sethi
Barnard College, Columbia University
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Rationality, Self-Interest, Bargaining, Commitment, Reputation, Commons, Evolution, Norms

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Stereotypes, Crime, and Policing

Annual Review of Criminology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Apr 2023
Brendan O'Flaherty and Rajiv Sethi
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Barnard College, Columbia University
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Stereotypes, Crime, Policing

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The Nature, Detection, and Avoidance of Harmful Discrimination in Criminal Justice

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 05 Aug 2022 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2024
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Barnard College, Columbia University and Barnard College, Columbia University, Department of Economics
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Discrimination, Policing, Criminal Justice, Algorithms

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Inequality and Network Structure

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2008-76
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Sep 2008
Columbia University - Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR), University of Oxford - Department of Economics, Barnard College, Columbia University and Santa Fe Institute
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inequality, networks, coalitional deviations, power, centrality

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Empirical Bayes Counterfactuals in Poisson Regression with an Application to Police Use of Deadly Force

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2021
Columbia University, Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Barnard College, Columbia University
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Empirical Bayes Methods, Poisson Regression, Police Use of Deadly Force

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Stable Sampling Equilibrium in Common Pool Resource Games

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2015
Universidad de Los Andes, Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse and Barnard College, Columbia University
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Common Pool Resources Experiments, Sampling Equilibrium

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Betting Strategies, Market Selection, and the Wisdom of Crowds

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Feb 2014
University of Oxford - Department of Economics, Microsoft Corporation - Microsoft Research, New York City, Barnard College, Columbia University and Carnegie Mellon University
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Prediction Markets, Kelly Betting, Risk Aversion

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Evolutionary Stability in a Reputational Model of Bargaining

Princeton Working Papers in Economic Theory No. 00S2
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Feb 2001
Dilip Abreu and Rajiv Sethi
Princeton University - Department of Economics and Barnard College, Columbia University
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Reputation, Evolutionary Stability, Bargaining.

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Four Innovations in Economics Education: The CORE Project

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 08 Jan 2019
Columbia University - Barnard College, Barnard College, Columbia University, New York University (NYU) - The Gallatin School, Students and Columbia University - Barnard College
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Ethnicity, Immigration, and Wealth Fluctuations in the United States

Review of Income and Wealth, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 17 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2017
University of Delaware - Economics, Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Barnard College, Columbia University
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Wealth Inequality, Housing, Immigration, Ethnicity

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Group Inequality

Journal of the European Economic Association, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Sep 2013
Samuel Bowles, Glenn C. Loury and Rajiv Sethi
Santa Fe Institute, Brown University - Department of Economics and Barnard College, Columbia University
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Segregation, Demography, Networks, Group Inequality, Human Capital

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Public Disagreement

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-03
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Feb 2009
Rajiv Sethi and Muhamet Yildiz
Barnard College, Columbia University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 123 (429,287)
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bias, belief divergence, common prior, heterogeneous prior, deliberation

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Stable Sampling in Repeated Games

Journal of Economic Theory, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2021
Rajiv Sethi
Barnard College, Columbia University
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Sampling equilibrium, procedural rationality, repeated games

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Stability of Equilibria in Games with Procedurally Rational Players

Barnard College, Working Paper No. 99-04
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Jan 1999
Rajiv Sethi
Barnard College, Columbia University
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Discrimination in the Provision of Social Services to the Poor: A Field Experimental Study

IDB Working Paper No. 229
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2011
Universidad de Los Andes, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, University of Navarra and Barnard College, Columbia University
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Self-Falsifying Prophecies

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Mar 2016
Rajiv Sethi
Barnard College, Columbia University
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Efficiency and Stability of Sampling Equilibrium in Public Goods Games

Journal of Public Economic Theory (2018)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2018
Universidad del Rosario, Barnard College, Columbia University and Universidad de Los Andes
Downloads 87 (545,804)
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bounded rationality, public goods; sampling equilibrium; sampling dynamics

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Inside Money, Procyclical Leverage, and Banking Catastrophes

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Mar 2014
Charles Brummitt, Rajiv Sethi and Duncan Watts
Columbia University, Barnard College, Columbia University and University of Pennsylvania
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financial crisis, procyclical leverage, inside money, cusp catastrophe

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Asynchronicity, Access, and Content: Teaching Economics in a Shifting Landscape

Mark Maier and Phil Ruder, eds., Teaching Principles of Microeconomics, Elgar, 2023
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2022
Columbia University - Barnard College, Columbia University - Barnard College, Barnard College, Columbia University and Columbia University - Barnard College
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Asynchronous Teaching, Educational Access, CORE Project

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Towards Global Pandemic Resilience

COVID-19 Rapid Response Impact Initiative. White Paper 11 Harvard University Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics (2020)
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Jan 2021
Barnard College, Columbia University, Microsoft Corporation - Microsoft Research India, Harvard University, Columbia University - Barnard College, Georgia State University, University of Delhi - Department of Economics and Universidad de Los Andes
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COVID-19, Pandemic

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On Prison Systems

Forthcoming in: Politics, Philosophy & Economics
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Apr 2024
Brendan O'Flaherty and Rajiv Sethi
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Barnard College, Columbia University
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Incarceration, Incentives, Violence

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The Dynamics of Leverage and the Belief Distribution of Wealth

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Apr 2023
Bikramaditya Datta and Rajiv Sethi
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur and Barnard College, Columbia University
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Why Have Robberies Become Less Frequent But More Violent?

The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Vol. 25, Issue 2, pp. 518-534, 2009
Posted: 22 Sep 2009
Brendan O'Flaherty and Rajiv Sethi
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Barnard College, Columbia University

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Witness Intimidation

Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 39
Posted: 11 Sep 2009
Brendan O'Flaherty and Rajiv Sethi
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics and Barnard College, Columbia University

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Witness Intimidation, Credibility of Threats, Value of Testimony

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Inequality and Segregation

Posted: 02 Nov 2004
Rajiv Sethi and Rohini Somanathan
Barnard College, Columbia University and University of Delhi - Department of Economics

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Other Papers (1)

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1.

Uneven Development and Bilateral Conflict

Posted: 25 Jul 2001
Peter Skott and Rajiv Sethi
University of Massachusetts at Amherst - College of Social and Behavioral Sciences - Department of Economics and Barnard College, Columbia University

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