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Parag A. Pathak

Department of Economics, E52-426
MIT
50 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02142
Tel: 617/253-7458

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NBER Program Affiliations: ED , IO , PE
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

NBER Working Papers and Publications

September 2020Do Black and Indigenous Communities Receive their Fair Share of Vaccines Under the 2018 CDC Guidelines?
with Harald Schmidt, Adam Solomon, Edwin Song, Tayfun Sönmez, M. Utku Ünver: w27817
May 2020Paying It Backward and Forward: Expanding Access to Convalescent Plasma Therapy Through Market Design
with Scott Duke Kominers, Tayfun Sönmez, M. Utku Ünver: w27143
April 2020Leaving No Ethical Value Behind: Triage Protocol Design for Pandemic Rationing
with Tayfun Sönmez, M. Utku Unver, M. Bumin Yenmez: w26951
Reversing Reserves
with Alex Rees-Jones, Tayfun Sönmez: w26963
February 2020Immigration Lottery Design: Engineered and Coincidental Consequences of H-1B Reforms
with Alex Rees-Jones, Tayfun Sönmez: w26767
August 2019Choice and Consequence: Assessing Mismatch at Chicago Exam Schools
with Joshua D. Angrist, Román Andrés Zárate: w26137
September 2018Deduction Dilemmas: The Taiwan Assignment Mechanism
with Umut M. Dur, Fei Song, Tayfun Sönmez: w25024
December 2017Impact Evaluation in Matching Markets with General Tie-Breaking
with Atila Abdulkadiroglu, Joshua D. Angrist, Yusuke Narita: w24172
November 2017How Well Do Structural Demand Models Work? Counterfactual Predictions in School Choice
with Peng Shi: w24017

Published: Parag A. Pathak & Peng Shi, 2020. "How well do structural demand models work? Counterfactual predictions in school choice," Journal of Econometrics, .

October 2017Do Parents Value School Effectiveness?
with Atila Abdulkadiroglu, Jonathan Schellenberg, Christopher R. Walters: w23912

Published: Atila Abdulkadiroğlu & Parag A. Pathak & Jonathan Schellenberg & Christopher R. Walters, 2020. "Do Parents Value School Effectiveness?," American Economic Review, vol 110(5), pages 1502-1539.

Gentrification and the Amenity Value of Crime Reductions: Evidence from Rent Deregulation
with David H. Autor, Christopher J. Palmer: w23914

Published: Autor, David H., Christopher J. Palmer, and Parag A. Pathak. 2019. "Ending Rent Control Reduced Crime in Cambridge." AEA Papers and Proceedings, 109 : 381-84.

March 2017Minimizing Justified Envy in School Choice: The Design of New Orleans' OneApp
with Atila Abdulkadiroglu, Yeon-Koo Che, Alvin E. Roth, Olivier Tercieux: w23265
September 2016The Efficiency of Race-Neutral Alternatives to Race-Based Affirmative Action: Evidence from Chicago's Exam Schools
with Glenn Ellison: w22589
March 2016Explicit vs. Statistical Preferential Treatment in Affirmative Action: Theory and Evidence from Chicago's Exam Schools
with Umut Dur, Tayfun Sönmez: w22109
December 2015Free to Choose: Can School Choice Reduce Student Achievement?
with Atila Abdulkadiroglu, Christopher R. Walters: w21839

Published: Atila Abdulkadiroğlu & Parag A. Pathak & Christopher R. Walters, 2018. "Free to Choose: Can School Choice Reduce Student Achievement?," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, vol 10(1), pages 175-206. citation courtesy of

November 2015Leveraging Lotteries for School Value-Added: Testing and Estimation
with Joshua Angrist, Peter Hull, Christopher Walters: w21748

Published: Joshua D. Angrist & Peter D. Hull & Parag A. Pathak & Christopher R. Walters, 2017. "Leveraging Lotteries for School Value-Added: Testing and Estimation," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 132(2), pages 871-919. citation courtesy of

Research Design Meets Market Design: Using Centralized Assignment for Impact Evaluation
with Atila Abdulkadiroglu, Joshua D. Angrist, Yusuke Narita: w21705

Published: Atila Abdulkadiroğlu & Joshua D. Angrist & Yusuke Narita & Parag A. Pathak, 2017. "Research Design Meets Market Design: Using Centralized Assignment for Impact Evaluation," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 85, pages 1373-1432, September. citation courtesy of

September 2015The Distributional Consequences of Public School Choice
with Christopher Avery: w21525
August 2015Conflicts of Interest and the Realtor Commission Puzzle
with Panle Jia Barwick, Maisy Wong: w21489

Published: Barwick, Panle Jia, Parag A. Pathak, and Maisy Wong. 2017. "Conflicts of Interest and Steering in Residential Brokerage." American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 9 (3): 191-222. DOI: 10.1257/app.20160214

March 2015The Welfare Effects of Coordinated Assignment: Evidence from the NYC HS Match
with Atila Abdulkadiroğlu, Nikhil Agarwal: w21046

Published: Abdulkadiroğlu, Atila, Nikhil Agarwal, and Parag A. Pathak. 2017. "The Welfare Effects of Coordinated Assignment: Evidence from the New York City High School Match." American Economic Review, 107 (12): 3635-89. DOI: 10.1257/aer.20151425

December 2014Charters Without Lotteries: Testing Takeovers in New Orleans and Boston
with Atila Abdulkadiroğlu, Joshua D. Angrist, Peter D. Hull: w20792

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March 2014School Assignment and School Effectiveness
NBER Reporter 2014 number 1
January 2014Demand Modeling, Forecasting, and Counterfactuals, Part I
with Peng Shi: w19859
October 2013Small High Schools and Student Achievement: Lottery-Based Evidence from New York City
with Atila Abdulkadiroğlu, Weiwei Hu: w19576
September 2013The Effects of Mandatory Transparency in Financial Market Design: Evidence from the Corporate Bond Market
with Paul Asquith, Thom Covert: w19417
July 2013Stand and Deliver: Effects of Boston's Charter High Schools on College Preparation, Entry, and Choice
with Joshua D. Angrist, Sarah R. Cohodes, Susan M. Dynarski, Christopher R. Walters: w19275

Published: Joshua D. Angrist & Sarah R. Cohodes & Susan M. Dynarski & Parag A. Pathak & Christopher R. Walters, 2016. "Stand and Deliver: Effects of Boston's Charter High Schools on College Preparation, Entry, and Choice," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 34(2), pages 000 - 000. citation courtesy of

April 2013The Demise of Walk Zones in Boston: Priorities vs. Precedence in School Choice
with Umut M. Dur, Scott Duke Kominers, Tayfun Sönmez: w18981
June 2012Housing Market Spillovers: Evidence from the End of Rent Control in Cambridge Massachusetts
with David H. Autor, Christopher J. Palmer: w18125

Published: David H. Autor & Christopher J. Palmer & Parag A. Pathak, 2014. "Housing Market Spillovers: Evidence from the End of Rent Control in Cambridge, Massachusetts," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 122(3), pages 661 - 717. citation courtesy of

August 2011Explaining Charter School Effectiveness
with Joshua D. Angrist, Christopher R. Walters: w17332

Published: Joshua D. Angrist & Parag A. Pathak & Christopher R. Walters, 2013. "Explaining Charter School Effectiveness," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 5(4), pages 1-27, October. citation courtesy of

July 2011The Elite Illusion: Achievement Effects at Boston and New York Exam Schools
with Atila Abdulkadiroglu, Joshua D. Angrist: w17264

Published: Atila Abdulkadiroğlu & Joshua Angrist & Parag Pathak, 2014. "The Elite Illusion: Achievement Effects at Boston and New York Exam Schools," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 82(1), pages 137-196, 01. citation courtesy of

The Costs of Free Entry: An Empirical Study of Real Estate Agents in Greater Boston
with Panle Jia Barwick: w17227

Published: Panle Jia Barwick & Parag A. Pathak, 2015. "The costs of free entry: an empirical study of real estate agents in Greater Boston," RAND Journal of Economics, RAND Corporation, vol. 46(1), pages 103-145, 03. citation courtesy of

February 2011School Admissions Reform in Chicago and England: Comparing Mechanisms by Their Vulnerability to Manipulation
with Tayfun Sönmez: w16783

Published: Parag A. Pathak & Tayfun S�nmez, 2013. "School Admissions Reform in Chicago and England: Comparing Mechanisms by Their Vulnerability to Manipulation," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 103(1), pages 80-106, February. citation courtesy of

August 2010The Market for Borrowing Corporate Bonds
with Paul Asquith, Andrea S. Au, Thomas R. Covert: w16282

Published: Asquith, Paul & Au, Andrea S. & Covert, Thomas & Pathak, Parag A., 2013. "The market for borrowing corporate bonds," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 107(1), pages 155-182. citation courtesy of

June 2010Lotteries in Student Assignment: An Equivalence Result
with Jay Sethuraman: w16140

Published: Pathak, Parag A. & Jay Sethuraman. "Lotteries in student assignment: An equivalence result." Theoretical Economics 6, 1 (2011): 1-17. citation courtesy of

May 2010Matching with Couples: Stability and Incentives in Large Markets
with Fuhito Kojima, Alvin E. Roth: w16028

Published: Parag A. Pathak & Alvin E. Roth, 2013. "Matching with Couples: Stability and Incentives in Large Markets," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 128(4), pages 1585-1632. citation courtesy of

February 2010Who Benefits from KIPP?
with Joshua D. Angrist, Susan M. Dynarski, Thomas J. Kane, Christopher R. Walters: w15740

Published: Joshua D. Angrist & Susan M. Dynarski & Thomas J. Kane & Parag A. Pathak & Christopher R. Walters, 2012. "Who Benefits from KIPP?," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 31(4), pages 837-860, 09. citation courtesy of

November 2009Accountability and Flexibility in Public Schools: Evidence from Boston's Charters and Pilots
with Atila Abdulkadiroglu, Joshua Angrist, Susan Dynarski, Thomas J. Kane: w15549

Published: Atila Abdulkadiroğlu & Joshua D. Angrist & Susan M. Dynarski & Thomas J. Kane & Parag A. Pathak, 2011. "Accountability and Flexibility in Public Schools: Evidence from Boston's Charters And Pilots," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 126(2), pages 699-748. citation courtesy of

April 2009Forced Sales and House Prices
with John Y. Campbell, Stefano Giglio: w14866

Published: John Y. Campbell & Stefano Giglio & Parag Pathak, 2011. "Forced Sales and House Prices," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 101(5), pages 2108-31, August. citation courtesy of

Strategy-proofness versus Efficiency in Matching with Indifferences: Redesigning the New York City High School Match
with Atila Abdulkadiroglu, Alvin E. Roth: w14864

Published: Abdulkadiroğlu, Atila, Parag A. Pathak, and Alvin E. Roth. 2009. "Strategy-Proofness versus Efficiency in Matching with Indifferences: Redesigning the NYC High School Match." American Economic Review, 99(5): 1954-78.

January 2006Changing the Boston School Choice Mechanism
with Atila Abdulkadiroglu, Alvin E. Roth, Tayfun Sonmez: w11965
April 2004Short Interest and Stock Returns
with Paul Asquith, Jay R. Ritter: w10434

Published: Asquith, Paul, Parag A. Pathak and Jay R. Ritter. "Short Interest, Institutional Ownership, And Stock Returns," Journal of Financial Economics, 2005, v78(2,Nov), 243-276.

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