Eric Zitzewitz

Department of Economics
Dartmouth College
6106 Rockefeller Hall
Hanover, NH 03755
Tel: 603/646-2891
Fax: 603/646-2122

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NBER Program Affiliations: LE
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: Dartmouth College

NBER Working Papers and Publications

June 2014Retail Securities Regulation in the Aftermath of the Bubble
in Economic Regulation and Its Reform: What Have We Learned?, Nancy L. Rose, editor
July 2012Prediction Markets for Economic Forecasting
with Erik Snowberg, Justin Wolfers: w18222

Published: Prediction Markets for Economic Forecasting Handbook of Economic Forecasting, Volume 2, Graham Elliott and Allan Timmermann (eds.), Elsevier (2013). With Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz.

May 2012Should Benchmark Indices Have Alpha? Revisiting Performance Evaluation
with Martijn Cremers, Antti Petajisto: w18050

Published: Cremers, Martijn & Petajisto, Antti & Zitzewitz, Eric, 2013. "Should Benchmark Indices Have Alpha? Revisiting Performance Evaluation," Critical Finance Review, now publishers, vol. 2(1), pages 1-48, July. citation courtesy of

February 2012Insurance as Delegated Purchasing: Theory and Evidence from Health Care
with Robin McKnight, Jonathan Reuter: w17857
Wintertime for Deceptive Advertising?
with Jonathan Zinman: w17829

Published: Jonathan Zinman & Eric Zitzewitz, 2016. "Wintertime for Deceptive Advertising?," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 8(1), pages 177-92, January. citation courtesy of

January 2012Does Transparency Reduce Favoritism and Corruption? Evidence from the Reform of Figure Skating Judging

Published: Eric Zitzewitz, 2014. "Does Transparency Reduce Favoritism and Corruption? Evidence From the Reform of Figure Skating Judging," Journal of Sports Economics, , vol. 15(1), pages 3-30, February. citation courtesy of

April 2011How Prediction Markets Can Save Event Studies
with Erik Snowberg, Justin Wolfers: w16949

Published: How Prediction Markets can Save Event Studies (with Justin Wolfers and Eric Zitzewitz) Prediction Markets, Leighton Vaughn Williams, Editor. Routledge, 2011.

September 2010How Much Does Size Erode Mutual Fund Performance? A Regression Discontinuity Approach
with Jonathan Reuter: w16329
December 2006Party Influence in Congress and the Economy
with Erik Snowberg, Justin Wolfers: w12751

Published: Snowberg, Erik & Wolfers, Justin & Zitzewitz, Eric, 2007. "Party Influence in Congress and the Economy," International Quarterly Journal of Political Science, now publishers, vol. 2(3), pages 277-286, August. citation courtesy of

May 2006Interpreting Prediction Market Prices as Probabilities
with Justin Wolfers: w12200
March 2006Prediction Markets in Theory and Practice
with Justin Wolfers: w12083

Published: Blume, Larry and Steven Durlauf (eds.) The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd ed. London: Palgrave, 2008.

Partisan Impacts on the Economy: Evidence from Prediction Markets and Close Elections
with Erik Snowberg, Justin Wolfers: w12073

Published: Snowberg, Erik, Justin Wolfers and Erik Zitzewitz. “Partisan Impacts on the Economy: Evidence from Prediction Markets and Close Elections.” Quarterly Journal of Economics 122, 2 (May 2007): 807-829. citation courtesy of

February 2006Five Open Questions About Prediction Markets
with Justin Wolfers: w12060

Published: Hahn, Robert and Paul Tetlock (eds.) Information Markets: A New Way of Making Decisions in the Public and Private Sectors. Washington DC: AEI-Brookings Press, 2006.

May 2004Prediction Markets
with Justin Wolfers: w10504

Published: Justin Wolfers & Eric Zitzewitz, 2004. "Prediction Markets," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 18(2), pages 107-126, Spring. citation courtesy of

March 2003What Do Financial Markets Think of War in Iraq?
with Andrew Leigh, Justin Wolfers: w9587
January 2001Service Sector Productivity Comparisons: Lessons for Measurement
with Martin Neil Baily
in New Developments in Productivity Analysis, Charles R. Hulten, Edwin R. Dean and Michael J. Harper, editors
November 2000Retrospective vs. Prospective Analyses of School Inputs: The Case of Flip Charts in Kenya
with Paul Glewwe, Michael Kremer, Sylvie Moulin: w8018

Published: Glewwe, Paul & Kremer, Michael & Moulin, Sylvie & Zitzewitz, Eric, 2004. "Retrospective vs. prospective analyses of school inputs: the case of flip charts in Kenya," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 74(1), pages 251-268, June. citation courtesy of

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