Ali Kakhbod

Rice University

Rice University

6100 South Main Street

Houston, TX 77005-1892

United States

Jones GSB, Finance department

6100 South Main Street

Houston, TX 77005-1892

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Dynamic Pricing in Social Networks: The Word of Mouth Effect

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2015
Amir Ajorlou, Ali Jadbabaie and Ali Kakhbod
Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems, Institute for Data, Systems, and Society, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Rice University
Downloads 1,033 (29,929)
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Information diffusion, word of mouth, price fluctuations, social networks, network externality, homophily, zero pricing, monopoly pricing

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Optimal Contracting in Networks

MIT Sloan Research Paper No. 5173-16
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 05 May 2016 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2019
Ali Jadbabaie and Ali Kakhbod
Institute for Data, Systems, and Society, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Rice University
Downloads 447 (89,475)
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Network Economics, Information Rent, Asymmetric Information, Multilateral Contracts, Bilateral Contracts

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Advising the Management: A Theory of Shareholder Engagement

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2021
Rice University, Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business and University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
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shareholder engagement, communication, advice, managerial learning, cheap talk, heterogeneous beliefs, advisory voting

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Why did Firms Draw Down their Credit Lines during the COVID-19 Shutdown?

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 23 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2021
Joshua Bosshardt and Ali Kakhbod
Federal Housing Finance Agency and Rice University
Downloads 198 (208,907)
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credit lines, COVID-19, liquidity, investment

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Liquidity, Welfare and Transparency in Dynamic OTC markets

Number of pages: 110 Posted: 14 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2021
Ali Kakhbod and Fei Song
Rice University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics
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Information Disclosure, OTC market, Dynamic trading, Market efficiency, Regime-switching fundamentals, Incentive

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Dynamic Price Discovery: Transparency vs. Information Design

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 05 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2020
Ali Kakhbod and Fei Song
Rice University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics
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Price Discovery. Information design. Asymmetric Information. Heterogenous Risk-aversion. Incentive. Public Offer vs. Private Offer.

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Information Choice and Amplification of Financial Crises

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 08 Jun 2016
Toni Ahnert and Ali Kakhbod
European Central Bank, Financial Research Division and Rice University
Downloads 147 (268,865)
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amplification, financial crises, global games, information choice

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Liquidity Regulation and Bank Risk Taking on the Horizon

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 02 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2022
Joshua Bosshardt, Ali Kakhbod and Farzad Saidi
Federal Housing Finance Agency, Rice University and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 126 (304,376)

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liquidity regulation, bank risk taking, insurance sector, LCR, NSFR

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Dynamic R&D Contracting

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2020
Ali Kakhbod and Kevin Li
Rice University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 113 (331,317)

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Dynamic continuous-time contracts, Moral hazard, Imperfect monitoring

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Pricing Errors as Positive Alpha

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2019
Ali Kakhbod and Maziar Kazemi
Rice University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Downloads 82 (401,335)

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Active Management, Negative Performance Puzzle, Pricing Kernel

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Heterogeneous Learning in Product Markets

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 14 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2021
Ali Kakhbod, Giacomo Lanzani and Hao Xing
Rice University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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Market structure, Market power, Trading, Learning.

12.

Selling Wind

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2019
Rice University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Downloads 66 (451,943)
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Energy finance, Commodity market, Market power, Pricing wind, Diversification, Investment, Public forecasting, Collusion

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The Role of Managerial Protections on Bank Capital Requirements

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2022
Joshua Bosshardt, Ali Kakhbod and Kunal Sachdeva
Federal Housing Finance Agency, Rice University and Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
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Managerial protections, Stress testing, Capital structure, Ownership structure, Investment, Banking

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When does introducing verifiable communication choices improve welfare?

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 10 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2021
Ali Kakhbod and Uliana Loginova
Rice University and Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Downloads 42 (551,262)

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Hard and soft communication, Welfare, Incentive, Networks, Cost structure

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The Cash-Cap Model: A Two-State Model of Firm Dynamics

Number of pages: 88 Posted: 20 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 23 May 2022
Ali Kakhbod, A. Max Reppen, Tarik Umar and Hao Xing
Rice University, Boston University - Questrom School of Business, Rice University and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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Cash holdings, payouts, investment, issuance, default, liquidity management, risk management, viscosity solutions

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When Does Introducing Verifiable Communication Choices Improve Welfare?1

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 09 Apr 2022
Ali Kakhbod and Uliana Loginova
Rice University and Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
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Hard and soft communication, welfare, Incentive, networks, Cost structure

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Cryptocurrency Venues: Segmentation, Fees, and Tax Policies

Number of pages: 56
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Rice University and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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Digital economy. Crypto market. Fragmentation.

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Multistage Financing: Milestone Bonuses or Deferred Compensation

Number of pages: 52
Kerry Back, Ali Kakhbod and Hao Xing
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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Multistage projects, Moral Hazard, Monitoring, Dynamic Contracts, Project Financing

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The Bank Liquidity Channel of Financial (In)Stability

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16438
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 27 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2022
Joshua Bosshardt, Farzad Saidi and Ali Kakhbod
Federal Housing Finance Agency, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Rice University
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Financial Stability, Interbank Markets, liquidity regulation, Quantitative easing, Securitization

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Total Downloads: 61
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Market Power and Asymmetric Learning in Product Markets

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 05 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2021
Ali Kakhbod and Giacomo Lanzani
Rice University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Market Optimism, Market Structure, Market Power, Trading, Learning