Evaluating Antitrust Remedies for Platform Monopolies: The Case of Facebook - 2023
How APIs Create Growth by Inverting the Firm - 2022
We measure the growth in API use by businesses, and measure the impact of adoption on firm outcomes. We find that APIs help platforms grow by 'inverting' the firm: i.e. recruiting external partners to develop complementary innovations and connect their resources to those of other firms.
Evaluating the Efficiency of US Social Distance Rationing During COVID-19 - 2021
A Network of Thrones: Kinship and Conflict in Europe, 1495-1918 - 2021
An analysis linking European royal kinship networks, monarchies, and wars to study the effect of family ties on conflict. Random cuts of family ties between monarchs due to death are shown to increase bilateral war frequency and severity.
Interdependence and the Cost of Uncoordinated Responses to COVID-19 - 2020
We measure the welfare loss due to unpriced social distancing externalities and lack of coordination.
Rationing Social Contact During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Transmission Risk and Social Benefits of US Locations - 2020
We measure the relative transmission reduction benefit and social cost of closing 26 categories of US locations. From February to March 2020, there were larger declines in visits to locations that our measures indicate should be closed first.
Joint with Avi Collis and Christos Nicolaides
Macroeconomic Effects of Reducing OASI to Payable Benefits: A Comparison of Seven Overlapping Generations Models - 2019
Estimation of the economic effects of reducing social security benefits with seven large scale agent based models.