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

London

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

34

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Scholarly Papers (34)

1.

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
Downloads 3,313 (4,802)
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Transaction Cost Economics

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 - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,822 (6,179)
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Incentives Versus Transaction Costs: A Theory of Procurement Contracts

Posted: 15 Aug 2001
Patrick Bajari and Steven Tadelis
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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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 - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 2,378 (8,245)

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A Theory of Partnerships

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 May 2002
Jonathan Levin and Steven Tadelis
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 2,361 (8,334)
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partnerships, corporations, profit sharing, imperfect monitoring

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
Downloads 1,967 (11,036)
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Complexity, Flexibility and the Make-or-Buy Decision

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

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
Downloads 1,371 (19,314)
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Name, Reputation, Career Concerns

The Market for Reputations as an Incentive Mechanism

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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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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Reputation as an asset, trade of names, overlapping generations

Firm Reputation with Hidden Information

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 Graduate School of Business and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 878 (36,970)
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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 Graduate School of Business 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 - Department of Economics, Cauchy Capital and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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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: 20 Apr 2022
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics, Cauchy Capital and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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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 - Department of 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
Downloads 518 (74,627)
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shame, pro-social behavior, reputation, game theory

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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
Downloads 384 (106,324)
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Institutions, Moral beliefs, Crypto-morality, Political Legitimacy, Moral education, China, Islam

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Transaction Cost Economics in the Digital Economy: A Research Agenda

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 21-009
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Jul 2020
Frank Nagle, Robert Seamans and Steven Tadelis
Harvard Business School, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 358 (114,986)

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Bidding for Incomplete Contracts

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Nov 2004
Patrick Bajari, Stephanie Houghton and Steven Tadelis
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics, Independent and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 326 (127,396)
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Procurement, Construction

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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
Downloads 305 (136,545)
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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 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2022
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
Downloads 162 (247,420)
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People Management Skills, Employee Attrition, and Manager Rewards: An Empirical Analysis

Rotman School of Management Working Paper No. 3094576
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2018
Mitchell Hoffman and Steven Tadelis
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 137 (284,164)
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people management, attrition, supervisors, employee surveys, productivity

People Management Skills, Employee Attrition, and Manager Rewards: An Empirical Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w24360
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2022
Mitchell Hoffman and Steven Tadelis
University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management 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: 60 Posted: 27 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2022
Claremont McKenna College, 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
Downloads 92 (373,268)
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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 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2021
Jonathan Levin and Steven Tadelis
Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 89 (384,318)
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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 Graduate School of Business and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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How Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Can Impact Market Design

NBER Working Paper No. w24282
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 08 May 2022
Paul R. Milgrom and Steven Tadelis
Stanford University and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Bidding for Incomplete Contracts: An Empirical Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w12051
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 05 May 2006 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2021
Patrick Bajari, Stephanie Houghton and Steven Tadelis
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics, Independent and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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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: 28 Feb 2021
Matthew Backus, Tom Blake and Steven Tadelis
Cornell University - Department of Economics, eBay Research Labs and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 50 (512,615)

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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 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2021
Chris Nosko and Steven Tadelis
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 47 (525,977)
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Returns to Consumer Search: Evidence from Ebay

NBER Working Paper No. w22302
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2021
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
Downloads 46 (530,495)
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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 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2022
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
Downloads 43 (544,676)
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How Individuals Respond to a Liquidity Shock: Evidence from the 2013 Government Shutdown

NBER Working Paper No. w21025
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 16 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2021
Claremont McKenna College, 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
Downloads 32 (602,694)
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Price Salience and Product Choice

NBER Working Paper No. w25186
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2022
Thomas Blake, Sarah Moshary, Kane Sweeney and Steven Tadelis
eBay Research Labs, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, eBay Research Labs and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 31 (608,669)
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Certification, Reputation and Entry: An Empirical Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w24916
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 22 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2022
Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business, Stockholm School of Economics (SITE) and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 20 (683,805)
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Sequential Bargaining in the Field: Evidence from Millions of Online Bargaining Interactions

NBER Working Paper No. w24306
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2021
Cornell University - Department of Economics, eBay Research Labs, Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 20 (683,805)
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Using Donald Trump's COVID-19 Vaccine Endorsement to Give Public Health a Shot in the Arm: A Large-Scale Ad Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w29896
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Apr 2022
Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, Professor, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill 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 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2021
Cornell University - Department of Economics, eBay Research Labs, eBay Research Labs and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Downloads 17 (706,806)
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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 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2022
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
Downloads 15 (722,633)
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Communication and Bargaining Breakdown: An Empirical Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w27984
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 27 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2021
Columbia University, eBay Research Labs, affiliation not provided to SSRN 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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