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June Huang "The Politics of CSR Activity: Evidence from Press Releases"
Christian Leuz
Relationships between Firms and Government, Corporate Social Responsibility, Financial and Non-Financial Disclosure
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Kalash Jain "Processing Industry Classification" Philip Berger
Information Processing Frictions in the Capital Markets, Financial Statement Analysis, Empirical Asset Pricing Kalash's Website
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Sinja Leonelli "Minority Whistleblowers: Evidence from the LGBTQ+ Community"
Hans Christensen
Misconduct, Regulation, Enforcement, ESG
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Behavioral Science

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Cintia Hinojosa "Critical narratives counter psychological and structural barriers to equity"
Jane Risen & Christopher Bryan Value-Based Behavioral Interventions, Racial Equity Narratives, Health and Social Policy, Youth Participatory Action Research
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David Munguia Gomez "The Policy–People Gap: Decision-Makers Choose Policies That Favor Different Applicants than They Select When Making Individual Decisions"
Emma Levine Merit, Advantage and Disadvantage, Ethics, Judgment and Decision Making
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Kristina Wald "Ignorance can be trustworthy: The effect of social self-awareness on trust"
Shereen Chaudhry
Impression Management, Social Judgment, Communication, Trust
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Econometrics & Statistics

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Rui Da "Market Efficiency with Many Investors"
Zhiguo He & Dacheng Xiu Asset Pricing, Econometrics, Machine Learning
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Yuexi Wang "Adversarial Bayesian Simulation"
Nicholas Polson & Veronika Rockova
Deep Learning, Approximate Bayesian Inference, Machine Learning, Bayesian Nonparametrics
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William Cassidy "Elections Have Consequences: The Impact of Political Agency on Climate Policy and Asset Prices"
Lubos Pastor
Political Economy, Asset Pricing, Climate Finance
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Aditya Chaudhry "Do Subjective Growth Expectations Matter for Asset Prices?"
Ralph Koijen & Stefan Nagel
Asset Pricing, Macrofinance
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Agustin Hurtado "The Effect of Minority Bank Ownership on Minority Credit"
Raghuram Rajan & Luigi Zingales
Corporate, Entrepreneurial, Household Finance
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Seongjin Park "Flexible Rent Setting and Rental Income"
Amir Sufi
Household Finance, Housing Markets, Political Economy, and Macroeconomics
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Yang Su "Local Government Financial Constraint and Spending Multiplier in China"
Zhiguo He
Public Finance, Real Estate, Banking, Chinese Financial Markets
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Nishant Vats "Safety Nets, Credit, and Investment: Evidence from a Guaranteed Income Program"
Raghuram Rajan & Amir Sufi
Finance and Development, Corporate Finance, Financial Intermediation
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Joint Program in Financial Economics

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Xindi He "Non-Fungible Cash in the Stock Market"
Lubos Pastor
Asset Pricing, Behavioral Finance, Macro-Finance
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Fulin Li "Retail Trading and Asset Prices: The Role of Changing Social Dynamics"
Ralph Koijen & Stefan Nagel
Asset Pricing, Macroeconomics
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Management Science/Operations Management

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Tahsin (Deniz) Akturk "Managing Resources for Shared Micromobility: Approximate Optimality in Large-Scale Systems"
Ozan Candogan & Varun Gupta
Service Systems, Inventory Management, Networks, Stochastic Systems
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Zuguang Gao "Aggregating Distributed Energy Resources: Efficiency and Market Power"
John Birge & Varun Gupta
Sustainable Operations, Power/Energy Systems, Electricity Market, Environmental Policy
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Lisa Hillas "Designing Service Menus for Bipartite Queueing Systems"
Rene Caldentey & Varun Gupta
Queueing, Game Theory, Fairness
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Cagla Keceli "Thompson Sampling for Infinite-Horizon Discounted Decision Processes"
Dan Adelman
Decision Processes, Optimization, Statistical Learning, Healthcare Analytics
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Gorkem Unlu "Instability and Stability of Parameter Agnostic Policies in Parallel Server Systems"
Yuan Zhong
Stochastic Systems, Statistical Learning, Optimization
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Yueyang Zhong "Behavior-Aware Queueing: When Strategic Customers Meet Strategic Servers"
Amy Ward
Stochastic Modeling, Service Operations Management, Behavioral Queueing, Learning in Queues
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Akshina Banerjee "The Language That Drives Engagement: A Systematic Large-scale Analysis of Headline Experiments"
Oleg Urminsky
Impact of Linguistic cues on Consumer Decision-Making, Natural Language Processing, Hierarchical Choices, Consumer Behavior
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Xinyao Kong "Consumer Forward Looking and Interest Rate Pass Through in Financed Vehicle Purchases"
Jean-Pierre Dubé
Quantitative Marketing, Dynamic Pricing, Brands and Branding, Econometric Methods
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Alexander Moore "Searching for Value: Optimal and Heuristic Consumer Search"
Daniel Bartels & Reid Hastie
Consumer Search, Judgment and Decision Making, Consideration Sets, Moral Psychology
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Yuji Winet "Ending on a Familiar Note: Perceived Endings Motivate Repeat Consumption"
Ed O'Brien
Consumer Behavior, Variety Seeking, Social Influence, Judgment and Decision Making
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