Marilyn Pease

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

Link to CV

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", conditionally accepted at Journal of Industrial Economics

"Blind Disclosure" with Aaron Kolb, Daniel W. Sacks, and Joshua Quick, conditionally accepted at AEJ: Microeconomics

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

"Advertising Auctions" with Kyungmin (Teddy) Kim

Work in Progress:

"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