Working Papers

Working Papers

Still Worth the Trip? School Busing Effects in Boston and New York
Joshua D. Angrist, Guthrie Gray-Lobe, Clemence M. Idoux and Parag A. Pathak
NBER Working Paper No. 30308, July 2022
From Immediate Acceptance to Deferred Acceptance: Effects on School Admissions and Achievement in England
Parag A. Pathak, Kevin Ren and Camille Terrier
NBER Working Paper No. 29600, December 2021
Mechanism Design meets Priority Design: Redesigning the US Army's Branching Process
Kyle Greenberg, Parag A. Pathak and Tayfun Sönmez
November 2021
The Trade-off Between Prioritization and Vaccination Speed Depends on Mitigation Measures
Nikhil Agarwal, Andrew Komo, Chetan Patel, Parag A. Pathak and M Utku Unver
February 2021
Fair Allocation of Vaccines, Ventilators and Antiviral Treatments: Leaving No Ethical Value Behind in Health Care Rationing
Parag A. Pathak, Tayfun Sönmez, M. Utku Ünver and M. Bumin Yenmez
January 2021
Rationing Safe and Effective COVID-19 Vaccines: Allocating to States Proportionate to Population May Undermine Commitments to Mitigating Health Disparities
Lawrence Gostin, Harald Schmidt, Parag A. Pathak, Michelle Williams, Tayfun Sönmez and M. Utku Unver
November 2020
What Prioritizing Worse-Off Minority Groups for COVID-19 Vaccines Means Quantitatively: Practical, Legal and Ethical Implications
Lawrence Gostin, Harald Schmidt, M. Utku Ünver, Michelle Williams, Parag A. Pathak and Tayfun Sönmez
November 2020
Do Black and Indigenous Communities Receive their Fair Share of Vaccines Under the 2018 CDC Guidelines?
Parag A. Pathak, Harald Schmidt, Adam Soloman, Edwin Song, Tayfun Sonmez and M. Utku Ünver
NBER Working Paper No. 27817, January 2020
Choice and Consequence: Assessing Mismatch at Chicago Exam Schools
Joshua D. Angrist, Parag A. Pathak and Román Anrés Zárate
NBER Working Paper No. 26137, August 2019
Paying it Backward and Forward: Expanding Access to Convalescent Plasma Therapy Through Market Design
Scott Duke Kominers, Parag A. Pathak, Tayfun Sönmez and M. Utku Ünver
May 2020
The Effects of Mandatory Transparency in Financial Market Design: Evidence from the Corporate Bond Market
Paul Asquith, Thomas R. Covert and Parag A. Pathak
April 2019
Gentrification and the Amenity Value of Crime Reductions: Evidence from Rent Deregulation
David H. Autor, Christopher J. Palmer and Parag A. Pathak
NBER Working Paper No. 23914, October 2017
Demand Modeling, Forecasting, and Counterfactuals, Part I
Parag A. Pathak and Peng Shi
January 2015
Charter School Demand and Effectiveness
Joshua D. Angrist, Sarah Cohodes, Parag A. Pathak, Elizabeth Setren and Christopher R. Walters
October 2013
Small High Schools and Student Achievement: Lottery-Based Evidence from New York City
Atila Abdulkadiroğlu, Weiwei Hu and Parag A. Pathak
NBER Working Paper No. 19576, October 2013
Simulating Alternative School Choice Options in Boston
Parag A. Pathak and Peng Shi
January 2013
Student Achievement in Massachusetts Charter Schools
Joshua D. Angrist, S.R. Cohodes, S. Dynarski, J.B. Fullerton, T.J. Kane, Parag A. Pathak and Christopher R. Walters
February 2011
Speculative Attacks and Risk Management
Parag A. Pathak and Jean Tirole
August 2007

Changing the Boston School Choice Mechanism: Strategy-proofness as Equal Access
Atila Abdulkadiroğlu, Parag A. Pathak, Alvin Roth and Tayfun Sönmez
May 2006