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

Dynamic housing expenditures and household welfare

In this paper we develop a measure of current “expenditures” on housing services for owner-occupiers. Having […]

Lars Nesheim, Laura Blow
25 January 2009 | CWP04/09
A retail price index including the shadow price of owner occupied housing

How do house price changes affect the cost of living? The retail price index in the […]

Lars Nesheim, Laura Blow
24 January 2009 | CWP03/09
Stores and shopping baskets
Lars Nesheim
1 January 2009 | Conference paper
Household willingness to pay for organic products

We use hedonic prices and purchase quantities to consider what can be learned about household willingness […]

Lars Nesheim, Rachel Griffith
7 July 2008 | CWP18/08
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, Lars Nesheim, Robert McCann
28 September 2007 | CWP23/07

Latest version

Hedonic price equilibria, stable matching, and optimal transport: equivalence, topology, and uniqueness
Lars Nesheim, Robert McCann, Pierre-André Chiappori
1 February 2010 | Journal Article
Hedonic price functions

A hedonic price function describes the equilibrium relationship between characteristics of a product and its price. […]

Lars Nesheim
25 September 2006 | CWP18/06
Nonparametric estimation of nonadditive hedonic models

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

Lars Nesheim, Rosa Matzkin, James Heckman
1 March 2005 | CWP03/05

Latest version

Nonparametric estimation of nonadditive hedonic models
Rosa Matzkin, Lars Nesheim, James Heckman
30 September 2010 | Journal Article
Simulation and estimation of hedonic models
Lars Nesheim, Rosa Matzkin, James Heckman
1 January 2005 | Book chapter
Identification and estimation of hedonic models

This paper considers the identification and estimation of hedonic models. We establish that technology and preferences […]

Ivar Ekeland, Lars Nesheim, James Heckman
1 January 2004 | Journal Article