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

Reserve price effects in auctions: estimates from multiple regression-discontinuity designs

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

Lars Nesheim, Syngjoo Choi, Imran Rasul
31 January 2016 | Journal Article
Modelling the demand for housing over the lifecycle

We model individual demand for housing over the life-cycle, and show the aggregate implications of this […]

Matthew Wakefield, Lars Nesheim, Hamish Low, Renata Bottazzi, Orazio Attanasio
1 January 2012 | Journal Article
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
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
Identification and estimation of hedonic models
Lars Nesheim, James Heckman, Ivar Ekeland
1 January 2004 | Journal Article

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Identification and estimation of hedonic models
Lars Nesheim, James Heckman, Ivar Ekeland
1 January 2002 | CWP07/02
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
Identifying hedonic models
Lars Nesheim, James Heckman, Ivar Ekeland
1 May 2002 | Journal Article

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Identifying hedonic models
Lars Nesheim, James Heckman, Ivar Ekeland
1 January 2002 | CWP06/02
Identifying hedonic models

Economic models for hedonic markets characterize the pricing of bundles of attributes and the demand and […]

Ivar Ekeland, Lars Nesheim, James Heckman
1 May 2002 | Journal Article