Hunt Allcott

Microsoft Corporation - Microsoft Research New England

One Memorial Drive, 14th Floor

Cambridge, MA 02142

United States

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Scholarly Papers (4)

1.

What Explains Temporal and Geographic Variation in the Early US Coronavirus Pandemic?

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 May 2020 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2021
Microsoft Corporation - Microsoft Research New England, Stanford University, Stanford University, Stanford University, Stanford University and Harvard University
Downloads 688 (46,426)
Citation 25

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Coronavirus, Public policy, Health behaviors, Disease transmission

2.

The Welfare Effects of Social Media

Number of pages: 116 Posted: 31 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2019
Microsoft Corporation - Microsoft Research New England, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics and Stanford University
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Social media, political polarization, subjective well-being, consumer surplus from digital technologies

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Polarization and Public Health: Partisan Differences in Social Distancing during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Journal of Public Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2020
Microsoft Corporation - Microsoft Research New England, Stanford University, Stanford University, Stanford University, Harvard University and Harvard University
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Citation 36

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Coronavirus, Political polarization, Media trust, Health behaviors

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Optimal Regulation of E-cigarettes: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 107 Posted: 30 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2020
Hunt Allcott and Charlie Rafkin
Microsoft Corporation - Microsoft Research New England and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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E-cigarettes, vaping, cigarettes, smoking, gateway drug, health behavior, addiction, behavioral public economics, optimal sin taxes, behavioral welfare analysis.