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Working Papers

2020

  1. Agir face aux dérèglements du monde
    Post-Print, HAL
    Also in PSE-Ecole d'économie de Paris (Postprint), HAL (2020)
  2. Granular Instrumental Variables
    Working Papers, Becker Friedman Institute for Research In Economics Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2020) Downloads
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2020) Downloads View citations (2)

2018

  1. Behavioral Inattention
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2017) Downloads View citations (11)

2017

  1. Executive Compensation: A Survey of Theory and Evidence
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (22)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2017) Downloads View citations (21)
  2. Myopia and Discounting
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (14)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2017) Downloads View citations (14)
  3. Optimal Taxation with Behavioral Agents
    2017 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2015) Downloads View citations (33)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2015) Downloads View citations (34)
    Working Paper, Harvard University OpenScholar (2015) Downloads View citations (33)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2020)

2016

  1. A Behavioral New Keynesian Model
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (81)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2016) Downloads View citations (81)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2020)
  2. Behavioral Macroeconomics Via Sparse Dynamic Programming
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (20)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2015) Downloads View citations (1)

2015

  1. Crash Risk in Currency Markets
    Working Paper, Harvard University OpenScholar Downloads View citations (30)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2009) Downloads View citations (32)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (66)
    2010 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics (2010)
  2. Dynamics of Exchange Rates and Capital Flows
    2015 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads
  3. Executive Compensation: A Modern Primer
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2015) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Literature (2016)
  4. Rare Disasters and Exchange Rates
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (15)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2008) Downloads View citations (110)
    Working Paper, Harvard University OpenScholar Downloads View citations (31)
  5. The Dynamics of Inequality
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (14)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2015) Downloads View citations (16)

    See also Journal Article in Econometrica (2016)

2014

  1. International Liquidity and Exchange Rate Dynamics
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (26)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2014) Downloads View citations (28)
    Working Paper, Harvard University OpenScholar Downloads View citations (6)
    2014 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics (2014) View citations (15)

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2015)
  2. Sparse Dynamic Programming and Aggregate Fluctuations
    2014 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics View citations (2)

2013

  1. CEO Pay and Firm Size: an Update after the Crisis
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2013) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2014)
  2. The Impact of Competition on Prices with Numerous Firms
    Working Papers, Chapman University, Economic Science Institute Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Theory (2016)

2012

  1. Boundedly Rational Dynamic Programming: Some Preliminary Results
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2012) Downloads View citations (1)

2011

  1. A Sparsity-Based Model of Bounded Rationality
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (41)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2014)

2010

  1. Dynamic Incentive Accounts
    Working Papers, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, Weiss Center Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in 2010 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics (2010)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (3)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2009) Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Risk and CEO Market: Why Do Some Large Firms Hire Highly-Paid, Low-Talent CEOs?
    Working Papers, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, Weiss Center Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2010) Downloads View citations (2)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2010) Downloads View citations (3)
  3. The Great Diversification and its Undoing
    Working Papers, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics Downloads View citations (23)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2010) Downloads View citations (3)
    2010 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics (2010) View citations (4)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2010) Downloads View citations (17)
    Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2010) Downloads View citations (18)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2013)
  4. Tractability in Incentive Contracting
    Working Papers, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, Weiss Center Downloads
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (6)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2009) Downloads View citations (3)
    2010 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics (2010)

    See also Journal Article in Review of Financial Studies (2011)

2009

  1. The Age of Reason: Financial Decisions over the Life-Cycle with Implications for Regulation
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (113)
  2. The Area and Population of Cities: New Insights from a Different Perspective on Cities
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2011)
  3. The Granular Origins of Aggregate Fluctuations
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (74)
    Also in 2005 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics (2005) Downloads View citations (29)

    See also Journal Article in Econometrica (2011)
  4. What is the Age of Reason?
    Issues in Brief, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (1)

2008

  1. A Calibratable Model of Optimal CEO Incentives in Market Equilibrium
    2008 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2007) Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Learning in the Credit Card Market
    Levine's Working Paper Archive, David K. Levine Downloads View citations (39)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2008) Downloads View citations (29)
  3. Power Laws in Economics and Finance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (40)
    See also Journal Article in Annual Review of Economics (2009)
  4. The Age of Reason: Financial Decisions Over the Lifecycle
    2008 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Levine's Bibliography, UCLA Department of Economics (2007) Downloads View citations (35)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2007) Downloads View citations (84)
    Working Paper Series, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (2007) Downloads View citations (64)
  5. Variable Rare Disasters: An Exactly Solved Framework for Ten Puzzles in Macro-Finance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (65)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2012)
  6. Variable Rare Disasters: An Exactly Solved Model for Ten Puzzles in Macro-Finance
    2008 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics View citations (3)

2007

  1. Linearity-Generating Processes: A Modelling Tool Yielding Closed Forms for Asset Prices
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (25)
  2. Rank-1/2: A Simple Way to Improve the OLS Estimation of Tail Exponents
    NBER Technical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (92)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Business & Economic Statistics (2011)
  3. Trade patterns, trade balances and idiosyncratic shocks
    Working Papers, Banco de España Downloads View citations (22)

2006

  1. Log(Rank-1/2): A Simple Way to Improve the OLS Estimation of Tail Exponents
    Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research Downloads View citations (16)
  2. Shrouded Attributes, Consumer Myopia, and Information Suppression in Competitive Markets
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (523)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2005) Downloads View citations (36)

    See also Chapter (2018)
    Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2006)
  3. Why Has CEO Pay Increased So Much?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (71)
    Also in 2006 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics (2006) Downloads View citations (20)

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2008)

2005

  1. Extreme Value Theory and the Effects of Competition on Profits
    Levine's Bibliography, UCLA Department of Economics Downloads View citations (22)
  2. Information Acquisition: Experimental Analysis of a Boundedly Rational Model
    Levine's Bibliography, UCLA Department of Economics Downloads View citations (14)
  3. Institutional Investors and Stock Market Volatility
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2006)
  4. Limits of Arbitrage: Theory and Evidence from the Mortgage-Backed Securities Market
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Econometric Society 2004 North American Summer Meetings, Econometric Society (2004) Downloads View citations (5)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Finance (2007)

2004

  1. Competition and Consumer Confusion
    Econometric Society 2004 North American Summer Meetings, Econometric Society Downloads View citations (15)
  2. On the Origin of Power-Law Fluctuations in Stock Prices
    Papers, arXiv.org Downloads View citations (29)
  3. Power laws and the origins of aggregate fluctuations
    Econometric Society 2004 North American Summer Meetings, Econometric Society Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Shrouded Attributes and the Curse of Educatoin
    2004 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics

2003

  1. The Evolution of City Size Distributions
    Discussion Papers Series, Department of Economics, Tufts University, Department of Economics, Tufts University Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Chapter (2004)
  2. The allocation of attention: theory and evidence
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (31)

2002

  1. The 6D Bias and the Equity Premium Puzzle
    Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research Downloads View citations (112)
    See also Chapter (2002)

2001

  1. Quantifying Stock Price Response to Demand Fluctuations
    Papers, arXiv.org Downloads View citations (48)

2000

  1. Statistical Properties of Share Volume Traded in Financial Markets
    Papers, arXiv.org Downloads View citations (109)

1999

  1. Economic Fluctuations and Diffusion
    Papers, arXiv.org Downloads View citations (16)

Journal Articles

2020

  1. A Behavioral New Keynesian Model
    American Economic Review, 2020, 110, (8), 2271-2327 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper (2016)
  2. Optimal Taxation with Behavioral Agents
    American Economic Review, 2020, 110, (1), 298-336 Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper (2017)

2016

  1. Comment
    NBER Macroeconomics Annual, 2016, 30, (1), 336 - 345 Downloads
  2. Editor's Choice Rare Disasters and Exchange Rates
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2016, 131, (1), 1-52 Downloads View citations (73)
  3. Executive Compensation: A Modern Primer
    Journal of Economic Literature, 2016, 54, (4), 1232-87 Downloads View citations (42)
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  4. Power Laws in Economics: An Introduction
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2016, 30, (1), 185-206 Downloads View citations (72)
  5. The Dynamics of Inequality
    Econometrica, 2016, 84, 2071-2111 Downloads View citations (70)
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  6. The impact of competition on prices with numerous firms
    Journal of Economic Theory, 2016, 165, (C), 1-24 Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2015

  1. International Liquidity and Exchange Rate Dynamics
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2015, 130, (3), 1369-1420 Downloads View citations (153)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2014

  1. A Sparsity-Based Model of Bounded Rationality
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2014, 129, (4), 1661-1710 Downloads View citations (197)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  2. CEO Pay and Firm Size: An Update After the Crisis
    Economic Journal, 2014, 124, (574), F40-F59 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2013

  1. The Great Diversification and Its Undoing
    American Economic Review, 2013, 103, (5), 1697-1727 Downloads View citations (106)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2012

  1. Dynamic CEO Compensation
    Journal of Finance, 2012, 67, (5), 1603-1647 Downloads View citations (50)
  2. Variable Rare Disasters: An Exactly Solved Framework for Ten Puzzles in Macro-Finance
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2012, 127, (2), 645-700 Downloads View citations (328)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2011

  1. 5. Comprendre l'irrationalité et les événements extrêmes
    Regards croisés sur l'économie, 2011, n° 10, (2), 63-75 Downloads
  2. Disasterization: A Simple Way to Fix the Asset Pricing Properties of Macroeconomic Models
    American Economic Review, 2011, 101, (3), 406-09 Downloads View citations (26)
  3. Rank - 1 / 2: A Simple Way to Improve the OLS Estimation of Tail Exponents
    Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 2011, 29, (1), 24-39 Downloads View citations (161)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  4. Rank − 1 / 2: A Simple Way to Improve the OLS Estimation of Tail Exponents
    Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 2011, 29, (1), 24-39 Downloads View citations (154)
  5. The Area and Population of Cities: New Insights from a Different Perspective on Cities
    American Economic Review, 2011, 101, (5), 2205-25 Downloads View citations (122)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  6. The Effect of Risk on the CEO Market
    Review of Financial Studies, 2011, 24, (8), 2822-2863 Downloads View citations (36)
  7. The Granular Origins of Aggregate Fluctuations
    Econometrica, 2011, 79, (3), 733-772 View citations (579)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  8. Tractability in Incentive Contracting
    Review of Financial Studies, 2011, 24, (9), 2865-2894 Downloads View citations (31)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2009

  1. A Multiplicative Model of Optimal CEO Incentives in Market Equilibrium
    Review of Financial Studies, 2009, 22, (12), 4881-4917 Downloads View citations (141)
  2. Is CEO Pay Really Inefficient? A Survey of New Optimal Contracting Theories
    European Financial Management, 2009, 15, (3), 486-496 Downloads View citations (24)
  3. Power Laws in Economics and Finance
    Annual Review of Economics, 2009, 1, (1), 255-294 Downloads View citations (428)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  4. The Age of Reason: Financial Decisions over the Life Cycle and Implications for Regulation
    Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2009, 40, (2 (Fall)), 51-117 Downloads View citations (128)

2008

  1. A statistical physics view of financial fluctuations: Evidence for scaling and universality
    Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 2008, 387, (15), 3967-3981 Downloads View citations (42)
  2. Quantifying and understanding the economics of large financial movements
    Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2008, 32, (1), 303-319 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Variable Rare Disasters: A Tractable Theory of Ten Puzzles in Macro-finance
    American Economic Review, 2008, 98, (2), 64-67 Downloads View citations (47)
  4. Why has CEO Pay Increased So Much?
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2008, 123, (1), 49-100 Downloads View citations (609)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2007

  1. A Theory of Limited Liquidity and Large Investors Causing Spikes in Stock Market Volatility and Trading Volume
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2007, 5, (2-3), 564-573 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. A unified econophysics explanation for the power-law exponents of stock market activity
    Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 2007, 382, (1), 81-88 Downloads View citations (14)
  3. Economic fluctuations and statistical physics: Quantifying extremely rare and less rare events in finance
    Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 2007, 382, (1), 286-301 Downloads View citations (11)
  4. Limits of Arbitrage: Theory and Evidence from the Mortgage‐Backed Securities Market
    Journal of Finance, 2007, 62, (2), 557-595 Downloads View citations (113)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2006

  1. Costly Information Acquisition: Experimental Analysis of a Boundedly Rational Model
    American Economic Review, 2006, 96, (4), 1043-1068 Downloads View citations (221)
  2. Institutional Investors and Stock Market Volatility
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2006, 121, (2), 461-504 Downloads View citations (175)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  3. Shrouded Attributes, Consumer Myopia, and Information Suppression in Competitive Markets
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2006, 121, (2), 505-540 Downloads View citations (590)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
    Chapter (2018)

2003

  1. Understanding the cubic and half-cubic laws of financial fluctuations
    Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 2003, 324, (1), 1-5 Downloads View citations (11)

2001

  1. Price fluctuations and market activity
    Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 2001, 299, (1), 137-143 Downloads View citations (32)
  2. Price fluctuations, market activity and trading volume
    Quantitative Finance, 2001, 1, (2), 262-269 Downloads View citations (48)
  3. Quantifying economic fluctuations
    Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 2001, 302, (1), 126-137 Downloads View citations (6)
  4. Similarities and differences between physics and economics
    Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 2001, 299, (1), 1-15 Downloads View citations (9)

2000

  1. A Boundedly Rational Decision Algorithm
    American Economic Review, 2000, 90, (2), 433-438 Downloads View citations (27)
  2. Scaling and correlation in financial time series
    Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 2000, 287, (3), 362-373 Downloads View citations (35)

1999

  1. Zipf's Law and the Growth of Cities
    American Economic Review, 1999, 89, (2), 129-132 Downloads View citations (110)
  2. Zipf's Law for Cities: An Explanation
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1999, 114, (3), 739-767 Downloads View citations (671)

Chapters

2018

  1. Shrouded attributes, consumer myopia and information suppression in competitive markets
    Chapter 3 in Handbook of Behavioral Industrial Organization, 2018, pp 40-74 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2006)
    Working Paper (2006)

2015

  1. Comment on "Networks and the Macroeconomy: An Empirical Exploration"
    A chapter in NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2015, Volume 30, 2015, pp 336-345 Downloads

2006

  1. Correlated Randomness: Rare and Not-so-Rare Events in Finance
    Springer

2004

  1. The evolution of city size distributions
    Chapter 53 in Handbook of Regional and Urban Economics, 2004, vol. 4, pp 2341-2378 Downloads View citations (209)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2002

  1. The 6D Bias and the Equity-Premium Puzzle
    A chapter in NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2001, Volume 16, 2002, pp 257-330 Downloads View citations (31)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
 
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