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Alessandro Acquisti

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First Name:Alessandro
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Last Name:Acquisti
RePEc Short-ID:pac8
Terminal Degree:2003 (from RePEc Genealogy)


H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (United States)
RePEc:edi:jhscmus (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Alessandro Acquisti & Catherine Tucker, 2022. "Guns, Privacy, and Crime," NBER Working Papers 29940, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Vincent Lefrere & Logan Warberg & Cristobal Cheyre & Veronica Marotta & Alessandro Acquisti, 2020. "The impact of the GDPR on content providers," Post-Print hal-03111801, HAL.
  3. Maya Bar-Hillel & Eyal Peer & Alessandro Acquisti, 2014. ""Heads or Tails?" - A reachability bias in binary choice," Discussion Paper Series dp657, The Federmann Center for the Study of Rationality, the Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
  4. Janice Tsai & Lorrie Cranor & Alessandro Acquisti & Christina Fong, 2006. "What’s It To You? A Survey of Online Privacy Concerns and Risks," Working Papers 06-29, NET Institute.
  5. Alessandro Acquisti & Hal R. Varian, 2002. "Contidioning Prices on Purchase History," Microeconomics 0210001, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  6. Alessandro Acquisti & Hartmut Lehmann, 2000. "Job Creation and Job Destruction in the Russian Federation," Trinity Economics Papers 20001, Trinity College Dublin, Department of Economics.
  7. Lehmann, Hartmut & Wadsworth, Jonathan & Acquisti, Alessandro, 1999. "Grime and Punishment: Insecurity and Wage Arrears in the Russian Federation," IZA Discussion Papers 65, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  8. Alessandro Acquisti & Hartmut Lehmann, 1999. "Job Creation and Job Destruction in Russia: Some Preliminary Evidence from Enterprise-level Data," LICOS Discussion Papers 8499, LICOS - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance, KU Leuven.
  9. Hartmut Lehmann & Jonathan Wadsworth & Alessandro Acquisti, 1999. "Grime and Punishment: Job Insecurity and Wage Arrears in the Russian Federation," CERT Discussion Papers 9907, Centre for Economic Reform and Transformation, Heriot Watt University.
  10. Acquisti, Alessandro, 1998. "Von Neumann's Legacy: 'Intelligent' Capital in a Weightless Economy," Economics Technical Papers 9818, Trinity College Dublin, Department of Economics.
  11. Acquisti, Alessandro & Baldassarri, Mario, 1998. "'Intelligent' vs Human Capital in the Endogenous/Exogenous Growth Debate," Economics Technical Papers 9819, Trinity College Dublin, Department of Economics.
  12. Hartmut Lehmann & Jonathon Wadsworth & Alessandro Acquisti, 1997. "Grime and Punishment: Employment, Wages and Wage Arrears in the Russian Federation," William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series 103, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan.


  1. Alessandro Acquisti & Christina Fong, 2020. "An Experiment in Hiring Discrimination via Online Social Networks," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 66(3), pages 1005-1024, March.
  2. Alessandro Acquisti & Tamara Dinev & Mark Keil, 2019. "Editorial: Special issue on cyber security, privacy and ethics of information systems," Information Systems Frontiers, Springer, vol. 21(6), pages 1203-1205, December.
  3. John, Leslie K. & Loewenstein, George & Acquisti, Alessandro & Vosgerau, Joachim, 2018. "When and why randomized response techniques (fail to) elicit the truth," Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Elsevier, vol. 148(C), pages 101-123.
  4. Idris Adjerid & Alessandro Acquisti & Rahul Telang & Rema Padman & Julia Adler-Milstein, 2016. "The Impact of Privacy Regulation and Technology Incentives: The Case of Health Information Exchanges," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 62(4), pages 1042-1063, April.
  5. Idris Adjerid & Sonam Samat & Alessandro Acquisti, 2016. "A Query-Theory Perspective of Privacy Decision Making," The Journal of Legal Studies, University of Chicago Press, vol. 45(S2), pages 97-121.
  6. Alessandro Acquisti & Curtis Taylor & Liad Wagman, 2016. "The Economics of Privacy," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 54(2), pages 442-492, June.
  7. Sasha Romanosky & David Hoffman & Alessandro Acquisti, 2014. "Empirical Analysis of Data Breach Litigation," Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, John Wiley & Sons, vol. 11(1), pages 74-104, March.
  8. Alessandro Acquisti, 2014. "Inducing Customers to Try New Goods," Review of Industrial Organization, Springer;The Industrial Organization Society, vol. 44(2), pages 131-146, March.
  9. Alessandro Acquisti & Leslie K. John & George Loewenstein, 2013. "What Is Privacy Worth?," The Journal of Legal Studies, University of Chicago Press, vol. 42(2), pages 249-274.
  10. Alessandro ACQUISTI & Jens GROSSKLAGS, 2012. "An Online Survey Experiment on Ambiguity and Privacy," Communications & Strategies, IDATE, Com&Strat dept., vol. 1(88), pages 19-39, 4th quart.
  11. Leslie K. John & Alessandro Acquisti & George Loewenstein, 2011. "Strangers on a Plane: Context-Dependent Willingness to Divulge Sensitive Information," Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Consumer Research Inc., vol. 37(5), pages 858-873.
  12. Acquisti, Alessandro & Spiekermann, Sarah, 2011. "Do Interruptions Pay off? Effects of Interruptive Ads on Consumers' Willingness to Pay," Journal of Interactive Marketing, Elsevier, vol. 25(4), pages 226-240.
  13. Janice Y. Tsai & Serge Egelman & Lorrie Cranor & Alessandro Acquisti, 2011. "The Effect of Online Privacy Information on Purchasing Behavior: An Experimental Study," Information Systems Research, INFORMS, vol. 22(2), pages 254-268, June.
  14. Sasha Romanosky & Rahul Telang & Alessandro Acquisti, 2011. "Do data breach disclosure laws reduce identity theft?," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 30(2), pages 256-286, March.
  15. Robert Meyer & Joachim Vosgerau & Vishal Singh & Joel Urbany & Gal Zauberman & Michael Norton & Tony Cui & Brian Ratchford & Alessandro Acquisti & David Bell & Barbara Kahn, 2010. "Behavioral research and empirical modeling of marketing channels: Implications for both fields and a call for future research," Marketing Letters, Springer, vol. 21(3), pages 301-315, September.
  16. Alessandro Acquisti & Hal R. Varian, 2005. "Conditioning Prices on Purchase History," Marketing Science, INFORMS, vol. 24(3), pages 367-381, May.
  17. Lehmann, Hartmut & Wadsworth, Jonathan & Acquisti, Alessandro, 1999. "Grime and Punishment: Job Insecurity and Wage Arrears in the Russian Federation," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 27(4), pages 595-617, December.

    RePEc:inm:ormnsc:v:65:y:2019:i:5:p:2267-2290 is not listed on IDEAS


  1. Alessandro Acquisti, 2023. "The Economics of Privacy at a Crossroads," NBER Chapters, in: The Economics of Privacy, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 8 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-EVO: Evolutionary Economics (2) 1998-08-31 1998-08-31
  2. NEP-GTH: Game Theory (2) 1998-08-24 1998-08-24
  3. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (2) 2002-04-03 2002-10-11
  4. NEP-TID: Technology and Industrial Dynamics (2) 1998-08-31 1998-08-31
  5. NEP-CBE: Cognitive and Behavioural Economics (1) 2014-02-02
  6. NEP-CIS: Confederation of Independent States (1) 2003-11-03
  7. NEP-ICT: Information and Communication Technologies (1) 2006-11-12
  8. NEP-IFN: International Finance (1) 1998-08-24
  9. NEP-INO: Innovation (1) 2006-11-12
  10. NEP-IPR: Intellectual Property Rights (1) 2006-11-12
  11. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2003-11-03
  12. NEP-MFD: Microfinance (1) 2003-11-03
  13. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (1) 2003-11-03
  14. NEP-URE: Urban and Real Estate Economics (1) 2022-05-16


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