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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Contact Information:

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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), Pages 550-556.

Working Papers:

"Shopping for Information: The Implications of Consumer Learning for Optimal Pricing and Product Design"

"Advertising Auctions" with Kyungmin (Teddy) Kim

Work in Progress:

"Unemployment Duration with Rationally Inattentive Firms" with John Kim and Kyungmin (Teddy) Kim

"Information and Promotion with On-the-Job Search"

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