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Benjamin R. Lester

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First Name:Benjamin
Middle Name:R.
Last Name:Lester
RePEc Short-ID:ple283
Postal Address:
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (United States)
Postal: 10 Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1574
Handle: RePEc:edi:rfrbpus (more details at EDIRC)
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (United States)
Phone: 215-898-7701
Fax: 215-573-2057
Postal: 160 McNeil Building, 3718 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6297
Handle: RePEc:edi:deupaus (more details at EDIRC)
Location: London, Canada
Phone: (519) 661-3500
Fax: (519) 661-3666
Postal: Faculty of Social Sciences, London, Ontario, N6A 5C2
Handle: RePEc:edi:deuwoca (more details at EDIRC)
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  1. Julien Hugonnier & Benjamin Lester & Pierre-Olivier Weill, 2014. "Heterogeneity in Decentralized Asset Markets," NBER Working Papers 20746, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Venky Venkateswaran & Ali Shourideh & Benjamin Lester, 2014. "OTC Trading vs. Exchanges: A welfare comparison," 2014 Meeting Papers 1107, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  3. Lester, Benjamin & Rocheteau, Guillaume & Weill, Pierre-Olivier, 2014. "Competing for order flow in OTC markets," Working Papers 14-9, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  4. Benjamin Lester & Ludo Visschers & Ronald Wolthoff, 2014. "Competing with Asking Prices (first version)," ESE Discussion Papers 243, Edinburgh School of Economics, University of Edinburgh.
  5. Pierre-Olivier Weill & Benjamin Lester & Julien Hugonnier, 2014. "Decentralized Asset Markets with a Continuum of Types," 2014 Meeting Papers 427, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  6. Benjamin Lester & Ludo Visschers & Ronald Wolthoff, 2014. "Meeting Technologies and Optimal Trading Mechanisms in Competitive Search Markets," Working Papers tecipa-508, University of Toronto, Department of Economics.
  7. Benjamin Lester & Ludo Visschers & Ronald Wolthoff, 2013. "Competing with asking prices," Working Papers 13-07, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  8. Ronald Wolthoff & Lodewijk Visschers & Benjamin Lester, 2012. "Asking Prices and Inspection Goods," 2012 Meeting Papers 792, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  9. Ronald Wolthoff & Benjamin Lester, 2012. "Interviews and the Assignment of Workers to Jobs," 2012 Meeting Papers 631, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  10. Kyungmin Kim & Benjamin Lester & Braz Camargo, 2012. "Subsidizing Price Discovery," 2012 Meeting Papers 338, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  11. Braz Camargo & Benjamin Lester, 2011. "Trading dynamics in decentralized markets with adverse selection," Working Papers 11-36, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
  12. Benjamin Lester, 2008. "Endogenous, State-Dependent Matching with Implications for the Cyclical Behavior of Unemployment," 2008 Meeting Papers 299, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  13. Benjamin Lester & Andrew Postlewaite & Randall Wright, 2008. "Information, Liquidity and Asset Prices," PIER Working Paper Archive 08-039, Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania.
  14. Benjamin Lester & Andrew Postlewaite & Randall Wright, 2008. "Information, Liquidity, Asset Prices and Monetary Policy, Second Version," PIER Working Paper Archive 10-040, Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania, revised 16 Dec 2010.
  15. Benjamin Lester, 2006. "A Model of Interbank Settlement," 2006 Meeting Papers 282, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  1. Lester, Benjamin & Visschers, Ludo & Wolthoff, Ronald, 2015. "Meeting technologies and optimal trading mechanisms in competitive search markets," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 155(C), pages 1-15.
  2. Camargo, Braz & Lester, Benjamin, 2014. "Trading dynamics in decentralized markets with adverse selection," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 153(C), pages 534-568.
  3. Lester, Benjamin, 2013. "Breaking the ice: government interventions in frozen markets," Business Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, issue Q4, pages 19-25.
  4. Benjamin Lester & Nicola Persico & Ludo Visschers, 2012. "Information Acquisition and the Exclusion of Evidence in Trials," Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, Oxford University Press, vol. 28(1), pages 163-182.
  5. Benjamin Lester & Andrew Postlewaite & Randall Wright, 2012. "Information, Liquidity, Asset Prices, and Monetary Policy," Review of Economic Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 79(3), pages 1209-1238.
  6. Benjamin Lester & Andrew Postlewaite & Randall Wright, 2011. "Information and Liquidity," Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 43, pages 355-377, October.
  7. Benjamin Lester, 2011. "Information and Prices with Capacity Constraints," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 101(4), pages 1591-1600, June.
  8. Lester, Benjamin, 2010. "Directed search with multi-vacancy firms," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 145(6), pages 2108-2132, November.
  9. Lester Benjamin, 2009. "Settlement Systems," The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, De Gruyter, vol. 9(1), pages 1-35, May.
22 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-BAN: Banking (1) 2007-01-13
  2. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (1) 2013-05-11
  3. NEP-CBA: Central Banking (2) 2007-01-13 2008-10-28
  4. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (8) 2013-02-16 2013-03-23 2013-06-09 2014-05-17 2014-05-24 2014-05-24 2014-08-28 2015-02-28. Author is listed
  5. NEP-CSE: Economics of Strategic Management (2) 2014-05-17 2014-08-20
  6. NEP-CTA: Contract Theory & Applications (4) 2011-09-22 2013-05-11 2014-05-24 2014-08-28
  7. NEP-DGE: Dynamic General Equilibrium (5) 2008-10-28 2013-05-11 2014-11-12 2015-01-03 2015-05-30. Author is listed
  8. NEP-FMK: Financial Markets (2) 2014-03-30 2014-12-19
  9. NEP-GER: German Papers (1) 2014-04-11
  10. NEP-GTH: Game Theory (2) 2014-08-20 2014-08-25
  11. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (1) 2013-05-11
  12. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (2) 2007-01-13 2008-10-28
  13. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (11) 2013-01-26 2013-02-16 2013-03-23 2013-05-11 2013-06-09 2014-04-11 2014-05-17 2014-05-24 2014-05-24 2014-08-20 2014-08-28. Author is listed
  14. NEP-MON: Monetary Economics (1) 2008-10-28
  15. NEP-MST: Market Microstructure (3) 2014-03-30 2014-12-19 2015-02-28

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