Research Staff

Lars Nesheim

cemmap and UCL

Lars Nesheim is a Professor of Economics at UCL and Co-Director of the Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice (cemmap). 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. He is an academic advisor to the Competition Commission, to OFCOM, and to KPMG.

Selected Publications

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 […]

Rachel Griffith, Lars Nesheim, Martin O'Connell
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 […]

Syngjoo Choi, Lars Nesheim, Imran Rasul
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 […]

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

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Nonparametric estimation of nonadditive hedonic models
James Heckman, Rosa Matzkin, Lars Nesheim
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 […]

Rachel Griffith, Lars Nesheim
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 […]

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

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