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Heski Bar-Isaac

Bar-Issac

    Heski Bar-Isaac

    Associate Professor of Integrative Thinking and Business Economics

    Degrees: Ph.D. University of London (London School of Economics)
    M.Sc. University of London (London School of Economics)
    BA University of Oxford
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    Bio

    Heski  Bar-Isaac is an Associate Professor of Integrative Thinking and Business Economics.

    Personal Web site: https://sites.google.com/site/heskibarisaac/

    Academic Positions

    2012-  Associate Professor; University of Toronto
    2010/12  Associate Professor; NYU Stern
    2011  Visiting Associate Professor; MIT Sloan
    2003/10  Assistant Professor; NYU Stern
    2002/03  Visiting Doctoral Student; Northwestern University

    Non-Academic Positions

    1998/99  Consultant; OXERA Ltd

    Selected Publications - Papers

    • Ratings Quality over the Business Cycle; Heski Bar-Isaac and Joel Shapiro; Journal of Financial Economics; Issue: 108 (1); 2013; Pages: 62-78
    • Search, Design and Market Stucture; Heski Bar-Isaac, Guillermo Caruana and Vicente Cuñat; American Economic Review; Issue: 102; 2012; Pages: 1140-1160
    • Information Gathering Externalities in Product Markets; Heski Bar-Isaac, Guillermo Caruana and Vicente Cuñat; Journal of Industrial Economics; Issue: LX; 2012; Pages: 162-185
    • Transparency, Career Concerns, and Incentives for Acquiring Expertise; Heski Bar-Isaac; B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics (Contributions); Issue: 12; 2012; Pages: Article 4
    • Credit Ratings Accuracy and Analyst Incentives; Heski Bar-Isaac and Joel Shapiro; American Economic Review P&P; Issue: 101; 2011; Pages: 120-124
    • Information Gathering and Marketing; Heski Bar-Isaac, Guillermo Caruana and Vicente Cuñat; Journal of Economics and Management Strategy; Issue: 19; 2010; Pages: 375-401
    • Breadth, Depth and Competition; Heski Bar-Isaacc; Economics Letters; Issue: 103; 2009; Pages: 110-112
    • How to Organize Crime; Mariagiovanna Baccara and Heski Bar-Isaac; Review of Economic Studies; Issue: 75; 2008; Pages: 1039-1067
    • Recruitment, Training, and Career Concerns; Heski Bar-Isaac and Juanjo Ganuza; Journal of Economics and Management Strategy; Issue: 17; 2008; Pages: 839-864
    • Seller Reputation; Heski Bar-Isaac and Steven Tadelis; Foundations and Trends in Microeconomics; Issue: 4; 2008; Pages: 273-351
    • Something to Prove: Reputation in Teams; Heski Bar-Isaac; RAND Journal of Economics; Issue: 38; 2007; Pages: 495-511
    • Imperfect Competition and Reputational Commitment; Heski Bar-Isaac; Economics Letters; Issue: 89; 2005; Pages: 167-173
    • Reputation and Survival: Learning in a Dynamic Signalling Model; Heski Bar-Isaac; Review of Economic Studies; Issue: 70; 2003; Pages: 231-251
    • Specialized Careers; Heski Bar-Isaac and Johannes Hörner; Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, forthcoming
    • Raising Retailers' Profits: On Vertical Practices and the Exclusion of Rivals; John Asker and Heski Bar-Isaac; American Economic Review, forthcoming

    Selected Publications - Books and Chapters

    • Interrogation Methods and Terror Networks; Mariagiovanna Baccara and Heski Bar-Isaac; Springer; Issue: Mathematical Methods in Counterterrorism, eds N. Memon, J. D. Farley, D. L Hicks, and T. Rosenorn; 2009; Pages: 271-290

    Academic / Professional Service

    2013-  Editor; Journal of Industrial Economics
    2011-12  Co-Editor; International Journal of Industrial Organization
    2009-  Associate Editor; Economic Journal
    2009-11  Associate Editor; International Journal of Industrial Organization

    Research and Teaching Interests

    Managerial Economics, Industrial Organization, Organizational Economics, Economics of Information, Reputation, Professional Services, Applied Microeconomic Theory  

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