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Faculty | Mariagiovanna Baccara | WashU Olin Business School
Mariagiovanna Baccara

Associate Professor of Economics


Area of Expertise:

Microeconomics/ Industrial Organization

Research Interests:

Innovation and intellectual property rights, organized crime, matching, and social networks.


Selected Publications:

  • "Homophily in Peer Groups", American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, Issue 3, 69-96, with L. Yariv, 2013
  • "A Field Study of Matching with Network Externalities", American Economic Review, with A. Imrohoroglu, A. Wilson, L. Yariv, 2012
  • "How to Organize Crime", Review of Economic Studies, Issue 4, 1039-1067, with H. Bar-Isaac, 2008
  • "Bargaining on New Ideas: Rent Distribution and Stability of Innovative Firms", Journal of European Economic Association, Issue 6, 1095-1129, with R. Razin, 2007
  • "Industry Size and the Distribution of R&D Investment", International Journal of Industrial Organization, Issue 3, 254-270, with A. John, 2010
  • "Outsourcing Information Leakage and Consulting Firms", RAND Journal of Economics, Issue 1, 269-289, 2007



Mariagiovanna  Baccara

Mariagiovanna Baccara joined the Olin Business School faculty in 2010. She was previously Assistant Professor at NYU Stern School of Business. Mariagiovanna's research is focused on Applied Microeconomics. In particular, she has been working in industrial organization, crime, matching, and social networks.

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Email: mbaccara@wustl.edu
Phone: (314) 935-3639

PhD 2003, Princeton University