Abdollah Farhoodi

PhD Candidate

Research Interests

I am an applied microeconomist interested in Industrial Organizations, and applications of Big-Data and machine learning in economics. I am working on welfare estimation in peer-to-peer markets for my job market paper. I am also teaching a stand alone course on applied machine learning in economics at University of Illinois.

 

Working Papers:

Welfare Estimation in Peer-to-peer Markets: The Case of Airbnb (Job Market Paper)

Introducing a Micro-Founded Index of Consumption Welfare: A Big-Data Approach

Using Big-Data to Evaluate Regulations in Peer-to-Peer Markets: A Synthetic Control Approach to Study Airbnb Tax Agreements (with Peter Christensen)