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Research Interests for Curtis R. Taylor

Research Interests:

Taylor's primary research interest  is microeconomic theory with emphasis on the areas of Industrial Organization, Political Economy, and the Theory of Contracts.  He has worked on a variety of topics such as: the optimal design of research contests, the causes and timing of market crashes, and consumer privacy. Professor Taylor's research has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of  Agriculture, and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, among others. 

He served as an associate editor for the  American Economic Review from 1995 to 2001, and is currently on the editorial boards of the RAND Journal of Economics, the Journal of Industrial Organization, the BE  Journal of Theoretical Economics, and the BE Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy.

Ownership, Venture capital
Recent Publications
  1. Boleslavsky, R; Kelly, DL; Taylor, CR, Selloffs, bailouts, and feedback: Can asset markets inform policy? (May, 2017), pp. 294-343, Elsevier BV [doi[abs]
  2. Green, B; Taylor, CR, Breakthroughs, deadlines, and self-reported progress: Contracting for multistage projects, American Economic Review, vol. 106 no. 12 (December, 2016), pp. 3660-3699, American Economic Association [doi[abs]
  3. Acquisti, A; Taylor, C; Wagman, L, The economics of privacy, Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 54 no. 2 (June, 2016), pp. 442-492, American Economic Association [doi[abs]
  4. Chavez, H; Taylor, CR; Rodríguez-Kábana, R, Population dynamics and interactions between plant parasitic and non-parasitic nematodes: An empirical analysis, Applied Soil Ecology, vol. 78 (June, 2014), pp. 11-17, Elsevier BV [doi[abs]
  5. Taylor, C; Wagman, L, Consumer privacy in oligopolistic markets: Winners, losers, and welfare, International Journal of Industrial Organization, vol. 34 no. 1 (January, 2014), pp. 80-84, Elsevier BV, ISSN 0167-7187 [doi[abs]

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