Steven Tadelis

University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

Professor

545 Student Services Building, #1900

2220 Piedmont Avenue

Berkeley, CA 94720

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Research Associate

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

Research Fellow

77 Bastwick Street

London, EC1V 3PZ

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

26

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Scholarly Papers (26)

Incentives versus Transaction Costs: A Theory of Procurement Contracts

Stanford University, Department of Economics Working Paper No. 99-029
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Nov 1999
Steven Tadelis and Patrick Bajari
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics
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Citation 110

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Incentives versus Transaction Costs: A Theory of Procurement Contracts

RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 32, No. 3
Posted: 15 Aug 2001
Patrick Bajari and Steven Tadelis
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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Citation 20

Complexity, Flexibility, and the Make-or-Buy Decision

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 25 Jan 2002
Steven Tadelis
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Citation 20

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Complexity, Flexibility and the Make-or-Buy Decision

American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, Vol. 92, No. 2, May 2002
Posted: 02 Sep 2002
Steven Tadelis
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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Make-or-buy, complexity, flexibility, incentives, transaction costs

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A Theory of Partnerships

Stanford Law and Economics Olin Working Paper No. 244
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 May 2002
Jonathan Levin and Steven Tadelis
Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Citation 13

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partnerships, corporations, profit sharing, imperfect monitoring

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Procurement Contracts: Fixed Price vs. Cost Plus

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Mar 1999
Patrick Bajari and Steven Tadelis
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Citation 1

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Transaction Cost Economics

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 13 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2012
Steven Tadelis and Oliver E. Williamson
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group
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Citation 535

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Transaction Cost Economics

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Citation 42

The Market for Reputations as an Incentive Mechanism

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Oct 2001
Steven Tadelis
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Citation 42

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Name, Reputation, Career Concerns

The Market for Reputations as an Incentive Mechanism

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 110, August 2002
Posted: 02 Oct 2001
Steven Tadelis
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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Name, Reputation, Career Concerns

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What's in a Name? Reputation as a Tradeable Asset

Working Paper No. 97-033
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Apr 1998
Steven Tadelis
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Citation 66

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Citation 10

Firm Reputation with Hidden Information

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Jan 2001
Steven Tadelis
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Citation 10

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Reputation as an asset, trade of names, overlapping generations

Firm Reputation with Hidden Information

Economic Theory, Forthcoming
Posted: 24 Jan 2002
Steven Tadelis
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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Reputation as an asset, Trade of names, Overlapping generations

Profit Sharing and the Role of Professional Partnerships

Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research Paper No. 03-031
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Jul 2004
Jonathan Levin and Steven Tadelis
Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Citation 38

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Profit Sharing, Partnerships, Organizations, Firm Structure

Profit Sharing and the Role of Professional Partnerships

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 11 Nov 2004
Jonathan Levin and Steven Tadelis
Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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Partnerships, Profit Sharing, Asymmetric Information

Auctions versus Negotiations in Procurement: An Empirical Analysis

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Jan 2003
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics, Cauchy Capital and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Citation 35

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auctions, negotiations, complexity, incomplete contracts, incentives, transaction costs

Auctions Versus Negotiations in Procurement: An Empirical Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w9757
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Jun 2003 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2010
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics, Cauchy Capital and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Citation 35

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Auctions Versus Negotiations in Procurement: An Empirical Analysis

The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Vol. 25, Issue 2, pp. 372-399, 2009
Posted: 22 Sep 2009
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics, Cauchy Capital and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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The Power of Shame and the Rationality of Trust

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Aug 2007
Steven Tadelis
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Citation 9

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shame, pro-social behavior, reputation, game theory

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Bidding for Incomplete Contracts

FEEM Working Paper No. 141.04
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Nov 2004
Patrick Bajari, Stephanie Houghton and Steven Tadelis
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics, Independent and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Citation 14

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Procurement, Construction

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A Theory of Moral Persistence: Crypto-Morality and Political Legitimacy

Journal of Comparative Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Jul 2010
Avner Greif and Steven Tadelis
Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Citation 4

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Institutions, Moral beliefs, Crypto-morality, Political Legitimacy, Moral education, China, Islam

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Information Disclosure as a Matching Mechanism: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Jul 2011
Steven Tadelis and Florian Zettelmeyer
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Contracting for Government Services: Theory and Evidence from U.S. Cities

NBER Working Paper No. w13350
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Aug 2007
Jonathan Levin and Steven Tadelis
Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Citation 22

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Contracting for Government Services: Theory and Evidence from U.S. Cities

The Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 58, No. 3, pp. 507-541, September 2010
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Sep 2010
Jonathan Levin and Steven Tadelis
Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Citation 22
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Consumer Heterogeneity and Paid Search Effectiveness: A Large Scale Field Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w20171
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Tom Blake, Chris Nosko, Chris Nosko and Steven Tadelis
eBay Research Labs, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Citation 1

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Bidding for Incomplete Contracts: An Empirical Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w12051
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 05 May 2006
Patrick Bajari, Stephanie Houghton and Steven Tadelis
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics, Independent and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Citation 12

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Cheap Talk, Round Numbers, and the Economics of Negotiation

NBER Working Paper No. w21285
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2015
Matthew Backus, Tom Blake and Steven Tadelis
Cornell University - Department of Economics, eBay Research Labs and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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How Individuals Smooth Spending: Evidence from the 2013 Government Shutdown Using Account Data

NBER Working Paper No. w21025
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Mar 2015
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Is Sniping a Problem for Online Auction Markets?

NBER Working Paper No. w20942
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Feb 2015
Cornell University - Department of Economics, eBay Research Labs, affiliation not provided to SSRN, eBay Research Labs and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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The Limits of Reputation in Platform Markets: An Empirical Analysis and Field Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w20830
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Jan 2015
Chris Nosko and Steven Tadelis
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Expectation, Disappointment, and Exit: Reference Point Formation in a Marketplace

NBER Working Paper No. w23022
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Jan 2017
Cornell University - Department of Economics, eBay Research Labs, eBay Research Labs and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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The Response of Consumer Spending to Changes in Gasoline Prices

NBER Working Paper No. w22969
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Dec 2016
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics, Arizona State University (ASU) - W.P. Carey School of Business and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Reputation and Feedback Systems in Online Platform Markets

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 8, pp. 321-340, 2016
Posted: 18 Nov 2016
Steven Tadelis
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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Buying Reputation as a Signal of Quality: Evidence from an Online Marketplace

NBER Working Paper No. w22584
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Sep 2016
Lingfang (Ivy) Li, Steven Tadelis and Xiaolan Zhou
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
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Returns to Consumer Search: Evidence from Ebay

NBER Working Paper No. w22302
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Jun 2016
Tom Blake, Chris Nosko and Steven Tadelis
eBay Research Labs, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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