Booth School of Business
University of Chicago
5807 S. Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
NBER Program Affiliations:
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: University of Chicago
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NBER Working Papers and Publications
|June 2020||Fear, Lockdown, and Diversion: Comparing Drivers of Pandemic Economic Decline 2020|
with Chad Syverson: w27432
|March 2020||Introduction to "Innovation and Public Policy"|
with Benjamin Jones
in Innovation and Public Policy, Austan Goolsbee and Benjamin Jones, editors
|July 2019||Monopsony Power in Higher Education: A Tale of Two Tracks|
with Chad Syverson: w26070
|May 2018||Internet Rising, Prices Falling: Measuring Inflation in a World of E-Commerce|
with Peter J. Klenow: w24649
Published: Austan D. Goolsbee & Peter J. Klenow, 2018. "Internet Rising, Prices Falling: Measuring Inflation in a World of E-Commerce," AEA Papers and Proceedings, vol 108, pages 488-92.
|Public Policy in an AI Economy|
|Public Policy in an AI Economy|
in The Economics of Artificial Intelligence: An Agenda, Ajay Agrawal, Joshua Gans, and Avi Goldfarb, editors
|March 2015||A Retrospective Look at Rescuing and Restructuring General Motors and Chrysler|
with Alan B. Krueger: w21000
Published: Austan D. Goolsbee & Alan B. Krueger, 2015. "A Retrospective Look at Rescuing and Restructuring General Motors and Chrysler," Journal of Economic Perspectives, vol 29(2), pages 3-24. citation courtesy of
|December 2009||Playing With Fire: Cigarettes, Taxes and Competition From the Internet|
with Michael Lovenheim, Joel B. Slemrod: w15612
Published: Austan Goolsbee & Michael F. Lovenheim & Joel Slemrod, 2010.
"Playing with Fire: Cigarettes, Taxes, and Competition from the Internet,"
American Economic Journal: Economic Policy,
American Economic Association, vol. 2(1), pages 131-54, February.
citation courtesy of
|February 2006||The Value of Broadband and the Deadweight Loss of Taxing New Technology|
Published: Goolsbee Austan, 2006. "The Value of Broadband and the Deadweight Loss of Taxing New Technology," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 5(1), pages 1-31, April. citation courtesy of
|Valuing Consumer Products by the Time Spent Using Them: An Application to the Internet|
with Peter J. Klenow: w11995
Published: Goolsbee, Austan and Peter J. Klenow. "Valuing Consumer Products By The Time Spend Using Them: An Application To The Internet," American Economic Review, 2006, v96(2,May), 108-113. citation courtesy of
|June 2005||Are Durable Goods Consumers Forward Looking? Evidence from College Textbooks|
with Judith Chevalier: w11421
Published: Judith Chevalier & Austan Goolsbee, 2009.
"Are Durable Goods Consumers Forward-Looking? Evidence from College Textbooks,"
The Quarterly Journal of Economics,
MIT Press, vol. 124(4), pages 1853-1884, November.
citation courtesy of
|January 2005||How do Incumbents Respond to the Threat of Entry? Evidence from the Major Airlines|
with Chad Syverson: w11072
Published: Austan Goolsbee & Chad Syverson, 2008. "How do Incumbents Respond to the Threat of Entry? Evidence from the Major Airlines," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 123(4), pages 1611-1633, November. citation courtesy of
|March 2004||Taxes, Competition, and the Information Economy|
NBER Reporter Spring 04
|September 2002||The Impact and Inefficiency of the Corporate Income Tax: Evidence from State Organizational Form Data|
Published: Goolsbee, Austan. "The Impact Of The Corporate Income Tax: Evidence From State Organizational Form Data," Journal of Public Economics, 2004, v88(11,Sep), 2283-2299.
|August 2002||How Prevalent is Tax Arbitrage? Evidence from the Market for Municipal Bonds|
with Merle Erickson, Edward Maydew: w9105
Published: Merle Erickson & Austan Goolsbee & Edward Maydew, 2003. "How Prevalent is Tax Arbitrage? Evidence from the Market for Municipal Bonds," National Tax Journal, vol 56(1, Part 2), pages 259-270.
|The Impact of Internet Subsidies in Public Schools|
with Jonathan Guryan: w9090
Published: Goolsbee, Austan and Jonathan Guryan. "The Impact Of Internet Subsidies In Public Schools," Review of Economics and Statistics, 2006, v88(2,May), 336-347. citation courtesy of
|July 2002||Measuring Prices and Price Competition Online: Amazon and Barnes and Noble|
with Judith Chevalier: w9085
Published: Goolsbee, Austan and Judith Chevalier. “Measuring prices and price competition online: Amazon vs. Barnes and Noble." Quantitative Marketing and Economics I, 2 (June 2003).
|December 2001||Competition in the Computer Industry: Online Versus Retail |
in E-commerce, Severin Borenstein and Garth Saloner, editors
|July 2001||Competition in the Computer Industry|
Published: Goolsbee, Austan. "Competition in the Computer Industry: Online versus Retail." Journal of Industrial Economics 49, 4 (December 2001): 487-99.
|June 2001||The Consumer Gains from Direct Broadcast Satellites and the Competition with Cable Television|
with Amil Petrin: w8317
Published: Goolsbee, Austan and Amil Petrin. "The Consumer Gains From Direct Broadcast Satellites And The Competition With Cable TV," Econometrica, 2004, v72(2,Mar), 351-381.
|November 2000||Does the Internet Make Markets More Competitive?|
with Jeffrey R. Brown: w7996
Published: Brown, Jeffrey R. and Austan Goolsbee. "Does The Internet Make Markets More Competitive? Evidence From The Life Insurance Industry," Journal of Political Economy, 2002, v110(3,Jun), 481-507.
|March 2000||Taxes, High-Income Executives, and the Perils of Revenue Estimation in the New Economy|
Published: Goolsbee, Austan. "Taxes, High-Income Executives, And The Perils Of Revenue Estimation In The New Economy," American Economic Review, 2000, v90(2,May), 271-275. citation courtesy of
|February 2000||The Importance of Measurement Error in the Cost of Capital|
Published: Goolsbee, Austan. "The Importance Of Measurement Error In The Cost Of Capital," National Tax Journal, 2000, v53(2,Jun), 215-228.
|January 2000||Internet Commerce, Tax Sensitivity, and the Generation Gap|
in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 14, James M. Poterba, editor
|September 1999||Evidence on Learning and Network Externalities in the Diffusion of Home Computers|
with Peter J. Klenow: w7329
Published: Goolsbee, Austan and Peter J. Klenow. "Evidence On Learning And Network Externalities In The Diffusion Of Home Computers," Journal of Law and Economics, 2002, v45(2,Oct), 317-343. citation courtesy of
|December 1998||In a World Without Borders: The Impact of Taxes on Internet Commerce|
Published: Goolsbee, Austan. "In A World Without Borders: The Impact Of Taxes On Internet Commerce," Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2000, v115(2,May), 561-576. citation courtesy of
|September 1998||Taxes and the Quality of Capital|
Published: Goolsbee, Austan. "Taxes And The Quality Of Capital," Journal of Public Economics, 2004, v88(3-4,Mar), 519-543. citation courtesy of
|June 1998||Coveting Thy Neighbor's Manuafacturing: The Dilemma of State Income Apportionment|
with Edward L. Maydew: w6614
Published: Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 75, no. 1 (January 2000): 125-143. citation courtesy of
|April 1998||Investment Subsidies and Wages in Capital Goods Industries: To the Workers Go the Spoils?|
- Goolsbee, Austan. "Investment Tax Incentives, Prices, And The Supply Of Capital Goods," Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1998, v108(1,Feb), 121-148.
- Austan Goolsbee, 2003. "Investment Subsidies and Wages in Capital Goods Industries: To the Workers Go the Spoils?," National Tax Journal, vol 56(1, Part 2), pages 153-165.
|Does Government R&D Policy Mainly Benefit Scientists and Engineers?|
Published: American Economic Review, Vol. 88, no. 2 (May 1998): 298-302. citation courtesy of
|February 1998||The Business Cycle, Financial Performance, and the Retirement of Capital Goods|
Published: Review of Economic Dynamics, Vol. 1, no. 2 (April 1998): 474-496. citation courtesy of
|It's Not About the Money: Why Natural Experiments Don't Work on the Rich|
Published: Slemrod, J. (ed.) Does Atlas Shrug? The Economic Consequences of Taxing the Rich. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2002.
|December 1997||What Happens When You Tax the Rich? Evidence from Executive Compensation|
Published: Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 108, no. 2 (April 2000): 352-378. citation courtesy of
|Estimating Adjustment Costs with Data on Heterogeneous Capital Goods|
with David B. Gross: w6342
|September 1997||Taxes, Organizational Form, and the Deadweight Loss of the Corporate Income Tax|
Published: Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 69 (July 1998): 143-152. citation courtesy of
|Investment Tax Incentives, Prices, and the Supply of Capital Goods|
Published: Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 113, no. 1 (February 1998): 121-148. citation courtesy of