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Seyed Ali Madanizadeh

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First Name:Seyed Ali
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Last Name:Madanizadeh
RePEc Short-ID:pma2291


(50%) Graduate School of Management and Economics
Sharif University of Technology

Tehran, Iran
RePEc:edi:smfutir (more details at EDIRC)

(50%) Monetary and Banking Research Institute
Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Tehran, Iran
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Working papers

  1. Ali Hortaçsu & Seyed Ali Madanizadeh & Steven L. Puller, 2015. "Power to Choose? An Analysis of Consumer Inertia in the Residential Electricity Market," NBER Working Papers 20988, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.


  1. Madanizadeh, Seyed Ali & Karimirad, Ali & Rahmati, Mohammad H., 2019. "Business cycle accounting of trade barriers in a small open economy," The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 71(C), pages 67-78.
  2. Seyed Ali Madanizadeh & Hanifa Pilvar, 2019. "The impact of trade openness on labour force participation rate," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 51(24), pages 2654-2668, May.
  3. Ali Hortaçsu & Seyed Ali Madanizadeh & Steven L. Puller, 2017. "Power to Choose? An Analysis of Consumer Inertia in the Residential Electricity Market," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Association, vol. 9(4), pages 192-226, November.


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Working papers

  1. Ali Hortaçsu & Seyed Ali Madanizadeh & Steven L. Puller, 2015. "Power to Choose? An Analysis of Consumer Inertia in the Residential Electricity Market," NBER Working Papers 20988, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

    Cited by:

    1. Ndebele, Tom & Marsh, Dan & Scarpa, Riccardo, 2019. "Consumer switching in retail electricity markets: Is price all that matters?," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 83(C), pages 88-103.
    2. Chioveanu, Ioana, 2018. "A more general model of price complexity," MPRA Paper 87466, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. Tin Cheuk Leung & Kwok Ping Ping & Kevin K. Tsui, 2019. "What can deregulators deregulate? The case of electricity," Journal of Regulatory Economics, Springer, vol. 56(1), pages 1-32, August.
    4. Hartley, Peter R. & Medlock, Kenneth B. & Jankovska, Olivera, 2019. "Electricity reform and retail pricing in Texas," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 80(C), pages 1-11.
    5. Chioveanu, Ioana, 2019. "Prominence, complexity, and pricing," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 63(C), pages 551-582.
    6. Ho, Katherine & Hogan, Joseph & Scott Morton, Fiona, 2015. "The Impact of Consumer Inattention on Insurer Pricing in the Medicare Part D Program," CEPR Discussion Papers 10976, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    7. ITO Koichiro & Mar REGUANT, 2015. "Sequential Markets, Market Power and Arbitrage," Discussion papers 15015, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI).
    8. Gerasimou, Georgios & Papi, Mauro, 2015. "Oligopolistic Competition with Choice-Overloaded Consumers," MPRA Paper 68509, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    9. Jason Abaluck & Abi Adams, 2017. "What Do Consumers Consider Before They Choose? Identification from Asymmetric Demand Responses," NBER Working Papers 23566, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    10. Littlechild, S., 2017. "The CMA’s Assessment of Customer Detriment in the GB Retail Energy Market," Cambridge Working Papers in Economics 1707, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.
    11. Victor H. Aguiar & Maria Jose Boccardi & Nail Kashaev & Jeongbin Kim, 2018. "Does Random Consideration Explain Behavior when Choice is Hard? Evidence from a Large-scale Experiment," Papers 1812.09619,, revised Jun 2019.
    12. Dertwinkel-Kalt, Markus & Köster, Mats & Peiseler, Florian, 2019. "Attention-driven demand for bonus contracts," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 115(C), pages 1-24.
    13. Armstrong, Mark & Vickers, John, 2019. "Patterns of Competitive Interaction," CEPR Discussion Papers 13821, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    14. Koichiro Ito & Takanori Ida & Makoto Tanaka, 2021. "Selection on Welfare Gains: Experimental Evidence from Electricity Plan Choice," Working Papers 2021-12, Becker Friedman Institute for Research In Economics.
    15. Robert Hahn & Robert D. Metcalfe & David Novgorodsky & Michael K. Price, 2016. "The Behavioralist as Policy Designer: The Need to Test Multiple Treatments to Meet Multiple Targets," NBER Working Papers 22886, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    16. Heim, Sven, 2019. "Rockets and feathers: Asymmetric pricing and consumer search - Evidence from electricity retailing," ZEW Discussion Papers 16-070, ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research.
    17. Heiko Karle & Heiner Schumacher & Rune Vølund, 2021. "Consumer Loss Aversion and Scale-Dependent Psychological Switching Costs," CESifo Working Paper Series 9313, CESifo.
    18. Giulietti, Monica & Waterson, Michael & Wildenbeest, Matthijs R., 2010. "Estimation of Search Frictions in the British Electricity Market," Economic Research Papers 270998, University of Warwick - Department of Economics.
    19. Tomasz Rokicki & Piotr Bórawski & Barbara Gradziuk & Piotr Gradziuk & Aldona Mrówczyńska-Kamińska & Joanna Kozak & Danuta Jolanta Guzal-Dec & Kamil Wojtczuk, 2021. "Differentiation and Changes of Household Electricity Prices in EU Countries," Energies, MDPI, vol. 14(21), pages 1-21, October.
    20. Ghesla, Claus & Grieder, Manuel & Schubert, Renate, 2020. "Nudging the poor and the rich – A field study on the distributional effects of green electricity defaults," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 86(C).
    21. Walter Beckert & Paolo Siciliani, 2018. "Protecting vulnerable consumers in "switching markets"," IFS Working Papers W18/23, Institute for Fiscal Studies.
    22. Bischof, T.; Schmid, C.P.R.;, "undated". "Consumer Price Sensitivity and Health Plan Choice in a Regulated Competition Setting," Health, Econometrics and Data Group (HEDG) Working Papers 17/16, HEDG, c/o Department of Economics, University of York.
    23. De Mel, S. & Munshi, K. & Reiche, S. & Sabourian, H., 2020. "Herding in Quality Assessment: An Application to Organ Transplantation," Cambridge Working Papers in Economics 2052, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.
    24. Gugler, Klaus & Heim, Sven & Liebensteiner, Mario, 2016. "Non-sequential search, competition and price dispersion in retail electricity," ZEW Discussion Papers 16-029, ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research.
    25. Salvo, Alberto, 2018. "Flexible fuel vehicles, less flexible minded consumers: Price information experiments at the pump," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 92(C), pages 194-221.
    26. Esplin, Ryan & Davis, Ben & Rai, Alan & Nelson, Tim, 2020. "The impacts of price regulation on price dispersion in Australia's retail electricity markets," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 147(C).
    27. Levon Barseghyan & Francesca Molinari & Matthew Thirkettle, 2020. "Discrete choice under risk with limited consideration," CeMMAP working papers CWP28/20, Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice, Institute for Fiscal Studies.
    28. Paul D. Adams & Stefan Hunt & Christopher Palmer & Redis Zaliauskas, 2019. "Testing the Effectiveness of Consumer Financial Disclosure: Experimental Evidence from Savings Accounts," NBER Working Papers 25718, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    29. Donna, Javier D., 2018. "Measuring Long-Run Price Elasticities in Urban Travel Demand," MPRA Paper 90059, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    30. Wagner, Johannes, 2018. "Distributed Generation in Unbundled Electricity Markets," EWI Working Papers 2018-1, Energiewirtschaftliches Institut an der Universitaet zu Koeln (EWI).
    31. DeCicca, Philip & Kenkel, Donald & Liu, Feng & Somerville, Jason, 2021. "Quantifying brand loyalty: Evidence from the cigarette market," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 79(C).
    32. Brown, D.P. & Tsai, C.H. & Woo, C.K. & Zarnikau, J. & Zhu, S., 2020. "Residential electricity pricing in Texas's competitive retail market," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 92(C).
    33. Jason Abaluck & Abi Adams, 2017. "What do consumers consider before they choose? Identification from asymmetric demand responses," IFS Working Papers W17/09, Institute for Fiscal Studies.
    34. Martimort, David & Pouyet, Jérôme & Staropoli, Carine, 2019. "Use and Abuse of Regulated Prices in Electricity Markets: "How to Regulate Regulated Prices?"," CEPR Discussion Papers 13801, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    35. Laura Marcela Capera Romero, 2021. "The Effects of Usury Ceilings on Consumers Welfare: Evidence from the Microcredit Market in Colombia," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 21-055/IV, Tinbergen Institute.
    36. Carmine Ornaghi & Mirco Tonin, 2018. "Water Tariffs and Consumers' Inaction," CESifo Working Paper Series 6990, CESifo.
    37. Michael D. Grubb, 2015. "Failing to Choose the Best Price: Theory, Evidence, and Policy," Boston College Working Papers in Economics 878, Boston College Department of Economics.
    38. Stephen Littlechild, 2019. "Promoting competition and protecting customers? Regulation of the GB retail energy market 2008–2016," Journal of Regulatory Economics, Springer, vol. 55(2), pages 107-139, April.
    39. Levon Barseghyan & Maura Coughlin & Francesca Molinari & Joshua C. Teitelbaum, 2021. "Heterogeneous Choice Sets and Preferences," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 89(5), pages 2015-2048, September.
    40. Shin, Kong Joo & Managi, Shunsuke, 2017. "Liberalization of a retail electricity market: Consumer satisfaction and household switching behavior in Japan," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 110(C), pages 675-685.
    41. Chen, Wei-Ming, 2019. "The U.S. electricity market twenty years after restructuring: A review experience in the state of Delaware," Utilities Policy, Elsevier, vol. 57(C), pages 24-32.
    42. Widha Kusumaningdyah & Tetsuo Tezuka & Benjamin C. McLellan, 2021. "Investigating Preconditions for Sustainable Renewable Energy Product–Service Systems in Retail Electricity Markets," Energies, MDPI, vol. 14(7), pages 1-21, March.
    43. Andreas Ziegler, 2018. "Heterogeneous preferences and the individual change to alternative electricity contracts," MAGKS Papers on Economics 201827, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, Department of Economics (Volkswirtschaftliche Abteilung).
    44. Tsai, Chen-Hao & Tsai, Yi-Lin, 2018. "Competitive retail electricity market under continuous price regulation," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 114(C), pages 274-287.
    45. Xiaoping He & David Reiner, 2018. "Consumer Engagement in Energy Markets: The Role of Information and Knowledge," Working Papers EPRG 1835, Energy Policy Research Group, Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge.
    46. Crawford, Gregory S. & Griffith, Rachel & Iaria, Alessandro, 2021. "A survey of preference estimation with unobserved choice set heterogeneity," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 222(1), pages 4-43.
    47. Manuel Frondel and Gerhard Kussel, 2019. "Switching on Electricity Demand Response: Evidence for German Households," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(Number 5).
    48. Fernando Luco & Guillermo Marshall, 2021. "Diagnosing Anticompetitive Effects of Vertical Integration by Multiproduct Firms," Review of Industrial Organization, Springer;The Industrial Organization Society, vol. 59(2), pages 381-392, September.
    49. Lamp, Stefan, 2018. "Sunspots that matter: the effect of weather on solar technology adoption," TSE Working Papers 18-879, Toulouse School of Economics (TSE).
    50. Oertel, Christian & Schmutzler, Armin, 2021. "Challenging the Incumbent: Entry in markets with captive consumers and taste heterogeneity," CEPR Discussion Papers 16165, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    51. Catherine Hausman, 2019. "Shock Value: Bill Smoothing and Energy Price Pass‐Through," Journal of Industrial Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 67(2), pages 242-278, June.
    52. Tamara Bischof & Michael Gerfin & Tobias Mueller, 2021. "Attention Please! Health Plan Choice and (In-)Attention," Diskussionsschriften dp2111, Universitaet Bern, Departement Volkswirtschaft.
    53. Adams, Paul & Hunt, Stefan & Palmer, Christopher & Zaliauskas, Redis, 2021. "Testing the effectiveness of consumer financial disclosure: Experimental evidence from savings accounts," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 141(1), pages 122-147.
    54. Burlinson, Andrew & Giulietti, Monica & Battisti, Giuliana, 2018. "Technology adoption, consumer inattention and heuristic decision-making: Evidence from a UK district heating scheme," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 47(10), pages 1873-1886.
    55. Sven Heim, 2021. "Asymmetric cost pass-through and consumer search: empirical evidence from online platforms," Quantitative Marketing and Economics (QME), Springer, vol. 19(2), pages 227-260, June.
    56. Muyi Yang & Yuanying Chi & Kristy Mamaril & Adam Berry & Xunpeng Shi & Liming Zhu, 2020. "Communication-Based Approach for Promoting Energy Consumer Switching: Some Evidence from Ofgem’s Database Trials in the United Kingdom," Energies, MDPI, vol. 13(19), pages 1-16, October.
    57. Bruce Mountain & Kelly Burns, 2021. "Loyalty taxes in retail electricity markets: not as they seem?," Journal of Regulatory Economics, Springer, vol. 59(1), pages 1-24, February.
    58. Su, Xuejuan, 2012. "Have Customers Benefited from Electricity Retail Competition?," Working Papers 2012-21, University of Alberta, Department of Economics, revised 01 Oct 2014.
    59. Florian Heiss & Daniel McFadden & Joachim Winter & Amelie Wuppermann & Bo Zhou, 2016. "Inattention and Switching Costs as Sources of Inertia in Medicare Part D," NBER Working Papers 22765, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    60. Bruce I. Carlin & Florian Ederer, 2019. "Search Fatigue," Review of Industrial Organization, Springer;The Industrial Organization Society, vol. 54(3), pages 485-508, May.
    61. Brinker, Laura & Satchwell, Andrew J., 2020. "A comparative review of municipal energy business models in Germany, California, and Great Britain: Institutional context and forms of energy decentralization," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 119(C).
    62. Ziegler, Andreas, 2020. "Heterogeneous preferences and the individual change to alternative electricity contracts," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 91(C).
    63. Fontana, Magda & Iori, Martina & Nava, Consuelo Rubina, 2017. "Switching Behavior and the Liberalization of the Italian Electricity Retail Market. Logistic and Mixed Effect Bayesian Estimations of Consumer Choice," Department of Economics and Statistics Cognetti de Martiis. Working Papers 201721, University of Turin.
    64. Brown, David P. & Eckert, Andrew, 2018. "The effect of default rates on retail competition and pricing decisions of competitive retailers: The case of Alberta," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 118(C), pages 298-311.
    65. Heiss, Florian & Ornaghi, Carmine & Tonin, Mirco, 2021. "Inattention vs switching costs: An analysis of consumers' inaction in choosing a water tariff," DICE Discussion Papers 366, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE).
    66. Marco Magnani & Fabio M. Manenti & Paola Valbonesi, 2020. "Measuring Switching Costs in the Italian Residential Electricity Market," "Marco Fanno" Working Papers 0258, Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche "Marco Fanno".
    67. Gugler, Klaus & Heim, Sven & Janssen, Maarten C. W. & Liebensteiner, Mario, 2018. "Market liberalization: Price dispersion, price discrimination and consumer search in the German electricity markets," ZEW Discussion Papers 18-042, ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research.
    68. Anna Airoldi & Michele Polo, 2017. "Opening the Retail Electricity Markets: Puzzles, Drawbacks and Policy Options," IEFE Working Papers 97, IEFE, Center for Research on Energy and Environmental Economics and Policy, Universita' Bocconi, Milano, Italy.
    69. Ito, Yuki & Hara, Konan & Kobayashi, Yasuki, 2020. "The effect of inertia on brand-name versus generic drug choices," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 172(C), pages 364-379.
    70. Bertoni, Marco & Brunello, Giorgio & Checchi, Daniele & Rocco, Lorenzo, 2021. "Where do I stand? Assessing researchers’ beliefs about their productivity," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 185(C), pages 61-80.
    71. Takanori IDA & Takunori ISHIHARA, 2019. "The Effect of Information Provision on Stated and Revealed Preferences:A Field Experiment on the Choice of Power Tariffs Before and After Japanese Retail Electricity Liberalization," Discussion papers e-19-006, Graduate School of Economics , Kyoto University.
    72. Matsukawa, Isamu, 2019. "Detecting collusion in retail electricity markets: Results from Japan for 2005 to 2010," Utilities Policy, Elsevier, vol. 57(C), pages 16-23.
    73. Steven L. Puller & Jeremy West, 2013. "Efficient Retail Pricing in Electricity and Natural Gas Markets," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 103(3), pages 350-355, May.


  1. Seyed Ali Madanizadeh & Hanifa Pilvar, 2019. "The impact of trade openness on labour force participation rate," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 51(24), pages 2654-2668, May.

    Cited by:

    1. Adnan Khaliq, 2019. "The Impact of Public Health Policy on Labor Force Participation in Paksitan: A Bound Test Approuch," Journal of Social Science Studies, Macrothink Institute, vol. 6(2), pages 135-166, December.
    2. Ma, Yong & Chen, Diandian, 2020. "Openness, rural-urban inequality, and happiness in China," Economic Systems, Elsevier, vol. 44(4).

  2. Ali Hortaçsu & Seyed Ali Madanizadeh & Steven L. Puller, 2017. "Power to Choose? An Analysis of Consumer Inertia in the Residential Electricity Market," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Association, vol. 9(4), pages 192-226, November.
    See citations under working paper version above.

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  1. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (1) 2015-03-05. Author is listed
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  3. NEP-MFD: Microfinance (1) 2015-03-05. Author is listed
  4. NEP-MKT: Marketing (1) 2015-03-05. Author is listed
  5. NEP-REG: Regulation (1) 2015-03-05. Author is listed


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