Marilyn Pease

I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Business Economics and Public Policy (BEPP), Kelley School of Business, Indiana University 

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"Costly Search with Adverse Selection: Solicitation Curse vs. Acceleration Blessing", with Kyungmin (Teddy) Kim, RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 48, No. 2 (May 2017), pp. 1756-2171.

"Optimal Information Design for Search Goods", with Michael Choi and Kyungmin (Teddy) Kim,  AEA Papers and Proceedings, Volume 109 (May 2019), pp. 550-556.

"Shopping for Information: The Implications of Consumer Learning for Optimal Pricing and Product Design", Journal of Industrial Economics, Volume 71, Issue 3 (September 2023), pp. 883-923.

"Blind Disclosure" with Aaron Kolb, Daniel W. Sacks, and Joshua Quick,  AEJ: Microeconomics, Vol. 15, No. 2 (May 2023), pp. 41-79.

"Unemployment Duration under Flexible Information Acquisition" with John Kim and Kyungmin (Teddy) Kim, accepted at International Economic Review

Working Papers:

"In the Interest of Full Disclosure: Consequences of the Grand Bargain in Patenting" with Mike Andrews and Rajkamal Vasu 

Research Interests:

Economic Theory, Industrial Organization, Search Theory, Labor Economics, Dynamic Games


Ph.D. in Economics, University of Iowa, May 2017

Advisor: Prof. Kyungmin (Teddy) Kim