Eric W. Zitzewitz

Professor of Economics

My areas of expertise include industrial organization and agency issues, particularly in financial and informational industries, and prediction markets. The financial services industry and market-based forecasting are among my current research interests.

(603) 646-2891
304C Silsby
HB 6106
A.B. Harvard University
Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Selected Publications

"Does transparency reduce favoritism and corruption? Evidence from the reform of figure skating judging" Sage Journals vol. 15 no. 1 3-30 (February 2014)

"Corporate Prediciton Markets: Evidence from Google, Ford, and Firm X1" (with Bo Cowgill, 2013)

"Should Benchmark Indices Have Alpha? Revisiting Performance Evaluation" Critical Finance Review (with Martijn Cremers & Antti Petajisto, 2013)

"Retail Securities regulation in the aftermath of the bubble" Chapter in NBER book Economic Regulation and Its Reform: What Have We Learned? (2013)

“Forensic Economics” Journal of Economic Literature  (September 2012)

Works in progress

Does Transparency Increase or Decrease Corruption?  Evidence from the “Reform” of Figure Skating Judging

Wintertime for Deceptive Advertising? (with Jonathan Zinman).

Forensic Economics (in preparation for the Journal of Economic Literature)