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Benjamin Golub

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First Name:Benjamin
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Last Name:Golub
RePEc Short-ID:pgo789
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Twitter: @ben_golub


Department of Economics
Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts (United States)
RePEc:edi:deharus (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Matthew Elliott & Benjamin Golub & Matthew V. Leduc, 2020. "Supply Network Formation and Fragility," Papers 2001.03853,, revised Feb 2021.
  2. Benjamin Golub, 2020. "Notes on a Social Transmission Model with a Continuum of Agents," Papers 2002.03569,, revised Apr 2020.
  3. Abhijit Banerjee & Emily Breza & Arun G. Chandrasekhar & Benjamin Golub, 2018. "When Less is More: Experimental Evidence on Information Delivery During India's Demonetization," NBER Working Papers 24679, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. Krishna Dasaratha & Benjamin Golub & Nir Hak, 2018. "Learning from Neighbors about a Changing State," Papers 1801.02042,, revised Jan 2020.
  5. Arun G. Chandrasekhar & Benjamin Golub & He Yang, 2018. "Signaling, Shame, and Silence in Social Learning," NBER Working Papers 25169, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  6. Elliott, M. & Golub, B., 2018. "A Network Approach to Public Goods," Cambridge Working Papers in Economics 1813, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.
  7. Matt Elliott & Benjamin Golub & Matt V. Leduc, 2017. "Networked Markets and Relational Contracts," Post-Print hal-01690154, HAL.
  8. Galeotti, A. & Golub, B. & Goyal, S., 2017. "Targeting Interventions in Networks," Cambridge Working Papers in Economics 1744, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.
  9. Christoph Aymanns & Co-Pierre Georg & Benjamin Golub, 2017. "Illiquidity spirals in Coupled Over-The-Counter Markets," Working Papers on Finance 1810, University of St. Gallen, School of Finance.
  10. Ben Golub & Yair Livne, 2010. "Strategic Random Networks," Working Papers 10-21, NET Institute.
  11. Benjamin Golub & Matthew O. Jackson, 2009. "How Homophily Affects Learning and Diffusion in Networks," Working Papers 2009.35, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei.
  12. Matthew O. Jackson & Benjamin Golub, 2007. "Naïve Learning in Social Networks: Convergence, Influence and Wisdom of Crowds," Working Papers 2007.64, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei.


  1. Emily Breza & Arun Chandrasekhar & Benjamin Golub & Aneesha Parvathaneni, 2019. "Networks in economic development," Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Oxford University Press, vol. 35(4), pages 678-721.
  2. Matthew Elliott & Benjamin Golub, 2019. "A Network Approach to Public Goods," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 127(2), pages 730-776.
  3. Matthew Elliott & Benjamin Golub & Matthew O. Jackson, 2014. "Financial Networks and Contagion," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 104(10), pages 3115-3153, October.
  4. Matthew Elliott & Benjamin Golub & Andrei Kirilenko, 2014. "How Sharing Information Can Garble Experts' Advice," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 104(5), pages 463-468, May.
  5. Benjamin Golub & Matthew O. Jackson, 2012. "How Homophily Affects the Speed of Learning and Best-Response Dynamics," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 127(3), pages 1287-1338.
  6. Benjamin Golub & Matthew O. Jackson, 2012. "Network Structure and the Speed of Learning Measuring Homophily Based on its Consequences," Annals of Economics and Statistics, GENES, issue 107-108, pages 33-48.
  7. Golub Benjamin & Jackson Matthew O., 2012. "Does Homophily Predict Consensus Times? Testing a Model of Network Structure via a Dynamic Process," Review of Network Economics, De Gruyter, vol. 11(3), pages 1-31, September.
  8. Benjamin Golub & R. McAfee, 2011. "Firms, queues, and coffee breaks: a flow model of corporate activity with delays," Review of Economic Design, Springer;Society for Economic Design, vol. 15(1), pages 59-89, March.
  9. Benjamin Golub & Matthew O. Jackson, 2010. "Naïve Learning in Social Networks and the Wisdom of Crowds," American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, American Economic Association, vol. 2(1), pages 112-149, February.

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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 12 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-NET: Network Economics (7) 2007-07-07 2009-07-28 2010-10-09 2018-03-12 2018-05-21 2020-02-03 2020-06-29. Author is listed
  2. NEP-GTH: Game Theory (6) 2018-01-22 2018-01-22 2018-03-12 2018-03-26 2020-02-03 2020-03-09. Author is listed
  3. NEP-EVO: Evolutionary Economics (2) 2007-07-07 2020-03-09
  4. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (2) 2018-01-22 2018-03-12
  5. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (2) 2007-07-07 2009-07-28
  6. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (2) 2009-07-28 2018-03-26
  7. NEP-BAN: Banking (1) 2018-05-21
  8. NEP-CBE: Cognitive & Behavioural Economics (1) 2007-07-07
  9. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (1) 2018-03-12
  10. NEP-CSE: Economics of Strategic Management (1) 2010-10-09
  11. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (1) 2018-08-20
  12. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2018-03-12
  13. NEP-TID: Technology & Industrial Dynamics (1) 2018-03-26


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