Sonia Jaffe

Working Papers

Quality Externalities on Platforms: The Case of Airbnb [with Peter Coles, Steven Levitt, and Igor Popov] (2019). ▸ Abstract

Efficient Location Choice and the Returns to Agglomeration [with Stephen Morris] (2017). ▸ Abstract

The Welfare Implications of Health Insurance [with Anup Malani] (2018). ▸ Abstract

Published Work


A Tale of Two Cities: Software Developers Working from Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic [with Denae Ford, Margaret-Anne Storey, Thomas Zimmermann, Christian Bird, Chandra Maddila, Jenna Butler, Brian Houck and Nachiappan Nagappan] ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology 31(2), (2022). (preprint) ▸ Abstract

The Effects of Remote Work on Collaboration among Information Workers [with Longqi Yang, David Holtz, Siddharth Suri, Shilpi Sinha, Jeffrey Weston, Connor Joyce, Neha Parikh Shah, Kevin Sherman, Brent Hecht, and Jaime Teevan] Nature Human Behavior (2021). ▸ Abstract

Challenges and Gratitude: A Diary Study of Software Engineers Working From Home During Covid-19 Pandemic [with Jenna Butler] ICSE SEIP (2021). ▸ Abstract

Taxation in Matching Markets [with Arnaud Dupuy, Alfred Galichon, and Scott Duke Kominers] International Economic Review 61(4) (2020). (preprint) ▸ Abstract

Price-Linked Subsidies and Imperfect Competition in Health Insurance [with Mark Shepard] American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 12(3) (2020). (preprint) ▸ Abstract

Behavior in Strategic Settings: Evidence from a Million Rock-Paper-Scissors Games [with Dimitris Batzilis, Steven Levitt, John A. List, and Jeff Picel] Games 10(2) (2019). (preprint) ▸ Abstract

The Effect of Meeting Rates on Matching Outcomes [with Simon Weber ] Economic Theory 67 (2019). (preprint) ▸ Abstract

How Does Technological Change Affect Quality-Adjusted Prices in Health Care? Evidence from Thousands of Innovations [with Kris Hult and Tomas Philipson] American Journal of Health Economics, 4(4) (2018). (preprint) ▸ Abstract

To Groupon or Not to Groupon: The Profitability of Deep Discounts [with Benjamin Edelman and Scott Duke Kominers], Marketing Letters. 27(39) (2016) (preprint) ▸ Abstract

The First Order Approach to Merger Analysis [with E. Glen Weyl], American Economics Journal: Microeconomics 5(4) (2013). (SSRN) ▸ Abstract

Discrete Choice Cannot Generate Demand that is Additively Separable in Own Price [with Scott Duke Kominers], Economics Letters 116(1) (2012). (preprint) ▸ Abstract

Price Theory and Merger Guidelines [with E. Glen Weyl], CPI Antitrust Chronicle 3(1) (2011). (preprint)

Linear Demand Systems are Inconsistent with Discrete Choice [with E. Glen Weyl], B. E. Journal of Theoretical Economics 10(1) (Advances) Article 52 (2010). (SSRN) ▸ Abstract


Microsoft technical report: The New Future of Work: Research from Microsoft into the Pandemic's Impact on Work Practices [co-edited with Jaime Teevan and Brent Hecht] ▸ Abstract

Microeconomics textbook: Chicago Price Theory [with Robert Minton, Casey B. Mulligan, and Kevin M. Murphy] Princeton University Press, 2019.

Inequity and Unequalness in Health More fair by design: Economic design responses to inequality Ed. Scott Kominers and Alexander Teytelboym, (Forthcoming).

To Groupon or Not To Groupon: New Research on Voucher Profitability [with Benjamin G. Edelman and Scott Duke Kominers], Harvard Business Review [Blog], January 12, 2011.