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), Pages 550-556.

"Shopping for Information: The Implications of Consumer Learning for Optimal Pricing and Product Design", accepted at Journal of Industrial Economics

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

Working Papers:

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

"Legal Protection and Patent Disclosure" 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