Research Staff

Lars Nesheim

Lars Nesheim is a Reader in Economics at UCL and Co-Director of the Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice (cemmap).

After obtaining his PhD from the University of Chicago in 2001, he worked for 2 years at the Institute for Fiscal Studies before joining the Department of Economics at UCL in 2003. He teaches industrial organization, econometrics and urban economics.

His research interests focus on structural econometrics, computational economics, industrial organization, urban economics, economic dynamics and hedonic models. Since 2007 he has been an Academic Panelist for the Competition Commission providing advice to Commission staff on competition economics.

Selected Publications

Review of the literature on statistical properties of linked datasets
Lars Nesheim, Andrew Chesher
25 October 2011 | Presentation
Semiparametric Estimation of Random Coefficients
Lars Nesheim
7 May 2011 | Presentation
Sin taxes in differentiated product oligopoly: an application to the butter and margarine market

There is policy interest in using tax to change food purchasing behaviour. The literature has not […]

Martin O'Connell, Lars Nesheim, Rachel Griffith
13 December 2010 | CWP37/10
Reserve price effects in auctions: estimates from multiple RD designs

We present evidence from 260,000 online auctions of second-hand cars to identify the impact of public […]

Imran Rasul, Lars Nesheim, Syngjoo Choi
15 October 2010 | CWP30/10
Nonparametric estimation of nonadditive hedonic models

We analyze equilibria in hedonic economies and study conditions that lead to identification of structural preference […]

Rosa Matzkin, Lars Nesheim, James Heckman
30 September 2010 | Journal Article

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Nonparametric estimation of nonadditive hedonic models
Lars Nesheim, Rosa Matzkin, James Heckman
1 March 2005 | CWP03/05
Estimating households’ willingness to pay

The recent literature has brought together the characteristics model of utility and classic revealed preference arguments […]

Lars Nesheim, Rachel Griffith
18 August 2010 | CWP24/10
Hedonic price equilibria, stable matching, and optimal transport: equivalence, topology, and uniqueness

Hedonic pricing with quasilinear preferences is shown to be equivalent to stable matching with transferable utilities […]

Lars Nesheim, Robert McCann, Pierre-André Chiappori
1 February 2010 | Journal Article

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Hedonic price equilibria, stable matching, and optimal transport: equivalence, topology, and uniqueness
Pierre-André Chiappori, Lars Nesheim, Robert McCann
28 September 2007 | CWP23/07
The impact of a fat tax in a differentiated product market
Martin O'Connell, Lars Nesheim, Rachel Griffith
19 November 2009 | Presentation
Semiparametric Estimation of Sorting and School Quality Impacts
Lars Nesheim
1 October 2009 | Conference paper