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Patrick L. Bajari, Associate Professor

Patrick L. Bajari

Please note: Patrick has left the "Economics" group at Duke University; some info here might not be up to date.

Contact Info:
Office Location:  219B Social Science
Office Phone:  +1 919 660 1887
Email Address: send me a message
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Ph.D.University of Minnesota1997
BS Economics and MathematicsUniversity of Minnesota,1992

Industrial Organization
Research Interests:

Professor Bajari, who received his PhD from the University of Minnesota in 1997, joined the Duke faculty after spending five years at Stanford University. He has also served on the faculty of Harvard University and held a year-long national fellowship at the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace at Stanford in 2001. Professor Bajari is currently a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research, which has been funded by grants from the National Science Foundation, lies in the fields of applied microeconomics and industrial organization. His most recent work concerns the interplay between econometrics and game theory, the economics of the Internet, demand estimation in differentiated products markets, bidding for procurement contracts and housing markets.


Empirical Industrial Organization • Applied Microeconomics

Curriculum Vitae
Current Ph.D. Students   (Former Students)

  • Jane C. Cooley  
  • Stephen P. Ryan  
Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. P.L. Bajari and C.L. Benkard, Hedonic Price Indexes with Unobserved Product Characteristics, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, vol. 23 no. 1 (2005), pp. 61-75
  2. P.L. Bajari and M. Kahn, Estimating Housing Demand with an Application to Explaining Racial Segregation in Cities, Journal of Business and Economic, vol. 23 no. 1 (2005), pp. 61-75
  3. P.L. Bajari, John Krainer, An Empirical Model of Stock Analysts' Recommendations: Market Fundamentals, Conflicts of Interest, and Peer Effects, Review of Economic Studies (Submitted, November, 2004)
  4. P.L. Bajari and C.L. Benkard, Demand Estimation With Heterogeneous Consumers and Unobserved Product Characteristics: A Hedonic Approach, Journal of Political Economy (Revise and Resubmit) (Submitted, November, 2004)
  5. P.L. Bajari, Lanier Benkard,Jon Levin, Estimating Dynamic Models of Imperfect Competition, Rand Journal of Economics (Submitted, September, 2004)
Conferences Organized

  • NBER Industrial Organization Meetings, Conference Organizer, 2004  
  • Applied Microeconometrics Reading Group, Organizer, August-December 2003  
  • Society for Economic Dynanics, Program Committee and Session Organizer, June 2002  

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