I am an empirical microeconomist and a Researcher in Microsoft's Chief Economist's Office. My research interests include Digital Markets, Behavioral Economics, and Theoretical Econometrics. At Microsoft, I work on the economics of sponsored search auctions, hardware pricing and using machine learning and data mining tools to automate economic models of causal inference as part of Microsoft Research's Project Alice Expedition. You can learn more about microeconomics research at Microsoft here.
mattgold at microsoft.com
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Research (My Google Scholar Page)
Journal of Econometrics 196(2): 331-346
Revision requested at The Econometrics Journal
Modeling Consumer Preferences and Price Sensitivities from Large-Scale Grocery Shopping Transaction Logs (joint with Mengting Wan, Di Wang, Matt Taddy, Justin Rao, Jie Liu, Dimitrios Lymberopoulous, and Julian McAuley)Proceedings of 2017 International World Wide Web Conference (WWW'17), Perth, Australia
ESPN whiteboard animation Blog Posts: Economics in Action, Sloan Sports Analytics Blog Under Revision
Basketball AnalyticsNylon Calculus A chapter of Chapman & Hall/CRC Handbook of Statistical Methods for Design and Analysis in Sports
The Wall Street Journal, Yahoo!
20 minute talk on this paper available on Presentations page Proceedings of MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference 2013
Wall Street Journal (Weekend Edition 3/17/2012), Business Week, ESPN.com,
ESPN The Magazine (Paper awarded "ESPN Fan Choice" for best paper in the conference) Proceedings of MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference 2012
Wall Street Journal, ESPN.com, Slate This is a preliminary version of ``Optimal Stopping in the NBA". Proceedings of MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference 2011