Research

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Selected Refereed Journal Publications

(*denotes first author or joint first author publications)

Countering state-controlled media propaganda through labeling: Evidence from Facebook (with Tricia Moravec and Nicholas Wolczynski), Information Systems Research, 2023.

Providing normative information increases intentions to accept a COVID-19 vaccine (with Alex Moehring, Kiran Garimella, M. Amin Rahimian, Sinan Aral, and Dean Eckles), Nature Communications 14 (126), 2023.

*Global survey on COVID-19 beliefs, behaviors, and norms (with Kiran Garimella, Alex Moehring, M. Amin Rahimian, Stella Babalola, Nina Gobat, Dominick Shattuck, Jeni Stolow, Dean Eckles, and Sinan Aral), Nature Human Behavior 6: 1310–1317, 2022.

*Effects of restricting social media usage on wellbeing and performance: A randomized control trial among students (with Felix Eggers), PLOS ONE 17(8): e0272416, 2022.

Interdependence and the Cost of Uncoordinated Responses to COVID-19 (with David Holtz, Michael Zhao, Seth Benzell, Cathy Cao, M. Amin Rahimian, Jeremy Yang, Jennifer Allen, Alex Moehring, Tara Sowrirajan, Dipayan Ghosh, Yunhao Zhang, Paramveer Dhillon, Christos Nicolaides, Dean Eckles, and Sinan Aral). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 117 (33) 19837-19843, August 18, 2020.

*Rationing Social Contact During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Transmission Risk and Social Benefits of US Locations (with Seth Benzell and Christos Nicolaides). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 117 (26) 14642-14644, June 30, 2020.

*Using Massive Online Choice Experiments to Measure Changes in Well-being (with Erik Brynjolfsson and Felix Eggers). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116 (15) 7250-7255, April 9, 2019.

Selected Other Publications

*Boosting Business Value by Reducing COVID-19 Transmission Risk (with Seth Benzell and Christos Nicolaides). MIT Sloan Management Review, September 2020.

*Measuring the Impact of Free Goods on Real Household Consumption (with Erik Brynjolfsson, Erwin Diewert, Felix Eggers, and Kevin Fox). American Economic Association - Papers and Proceedings 110: 25-30, May 2020.

*How should we measure the digital economy? (with Erik Brynjolfsson). Harvard Business Review, Nov/Dec 2019 (Print issue).

*Measuring Welfare with Massive Online Choice Experiments: A Brief Introduction (with Erik Brynjolfsson and Felix Eggers). American Economic Association - Papers and Proceedings 108 : 473-76, May 2018.

Selected Working Papers

*GDP-B: Accounting for the Value of New and Free Goods (with Erik Brynjolfsson, Erwin Diewert, Felix Eggers, and Kevin Fox), 2023. NBER Working Paper No. 25695. (2nd revise and resubmit at  American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics)

*The Digital Welfare of Nations: New Measures of Welfare Gains and Inequality (with Erik Brynjolfsson, Asad Liaqat, Daley Kutzman, Haritz Garro, Daniel Deisenroth, Nils Wernerfelt, and JJ Lee), 2023. NBER Working Paper No. 31670.

*Information Frictions and Heterogeneity in Valuations of Personal Data (with Alex Moehring, Ananya Sen, and Alessandro Acquisti), 2023.

*Measuring Social Media Network Effects (with Sinan Aral, Seth Benzell, and Christos Nicolaides), 2024.