Christopher Avery

Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Assistant Professor of Public Policy

79 John F. Kennedy Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (25)

A Revealed Preference Ranking of U.S. Colleges and Universities

NBER Working Paper No. W10803
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Oct 2004
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Department of Statistics, Stanford University and Yale School of Management
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A Revealed Preference Ranking of U.S. Colleges and Universities

NBER Working Paper No. w10803
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Jul 2010
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Department of Statistics, Stanford University and Yale School of Management
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The Market for Federal Judicial Law Clerks

Number of pages: 108 Posted: 20 Mar 2001
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Yale Law School, University of Chicago Law School and Dept. of Economics, Stanford University
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What Worms for the Early Bird: Early Admissions at Elite Colleges

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Jan 2002
Christopher Avery, Andrew Fairbanks and Richard J. Zeckhauser
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Education Policy

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The New Market for Federal Judicial Law Clerks

University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 122, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 345
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2012
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Yale Law School, University of Chicago Law School and Dept. of Economics, Stanford University
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Judicial clerkships, judges

The New Market for Federal Judicial Law Clerks

NBER Working Paper No. w13213
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2010
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Yale Law School, University of Chicago Law School and Dept. of Economics, Stanford University
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Mentoring and Diversity

INSEAD Working Paper No. 98-2; and MIT Dept. of Economics Research Paper No. 98-2
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 May 1998
Susan Athey, Christopher Avery and Peter B. Zemsky
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and INSEAD - Strategy
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Mentoring and Diversity

NBER Working Paper No. w6496
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2021
Susan Athey, Christopher Avery and Peter B. Zemsky
Stanford Graduate School of Business, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and INSEAD - Strategy
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The 'CAPS' Prediction System and Stock Market Returns

HKS Working Paper No. RWP09-011
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 May 2009
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Yale School of Management and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Economics, Microeconomics, Information Technology

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The Missing "One-Offs": the Hidden Supply of High-Achieving, Low Income Students

NBER Working Paper No. w18586
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2012
Caroline M. Hoxby and Christopher Avery
Stanford University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Do and Should Financial Aid Packages Affect Students' College Choices?

NBER Working Paper No. w9482
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 27 Oct 2003 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2009
Christopher Avery and Caroline M. Hoxby
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Stanford University
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Shifting College Majors in Response to Advanced Placement Exam Scores

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 23 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2017
Christopher Avery, Oded Gurantz, Michael Hurwitz and Jonathan Smith
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Stanford University, College Board and Georgia State University
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Shifting College Majors in Response to Advanced Placement Exam Scores

NBER Working Paper No. w22841
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 21 Nov 2016
Christopher Avery, Oded Gurantz, Michael Hurwitz and Jonathan Smith
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Stanford University, College Board and Georgia State University
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The "Caps" Prediction System and Stock Market Returns

NBER Working Paper No. w17298
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2016
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Yale School of Management and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Cost Should Be No Barrier: An Evaluation of the First Year of Harvard's Financial Aid Initiative

NBER Working Paper No. w12029
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Apr 2006
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Stanford University, Harvard University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard College, Harvard College and Havard College
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Early Admissions at Selective Colleges

NBER Working Paper No. w14844
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2010
Christopher Avery and Jonathan Levin
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Stanford Graduate School of Business
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The Amherst Telementoring Program for High-Achieving, Low-Income Students: Results of a Pilot Study with a Randomized Controlled Trial

HKS Working Paper No. RWP14-055
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Dec 2014
Christopher Avery
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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higher education

Academics vs. Athletics: Career Concerns for NCAA Division I Coaches

HKS Working Paper No. 16-013
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 23 May 2016
Christopher Avery, Brian D. Cadman and Gavin Cassar
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business and INSEAD
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Labor Economics

NBER Working Paper No. w22120
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2020
Christopher Avery, Brian D. Cadman and Gavin Cassar
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of Utah - David Eccles School of Business and INSEAD
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Evaluation of the College Possible Program: Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial

NBER Working Paper No. w19562
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Oct 2013
Christopher Avery
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Giving College Credit Where It Is Due: Advanced Placement Exam Scores and College Outcomes

HKS Working Paper No. RWP15-021
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 Jun 2015
Jonathan Smith, Michael Hurwitz and Christopher Avery
Georgia State University, College Board and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Secondary education, higher education, college success, testing

Policy Implications of Models of the Spread of Coronavirus: Perspectives and Opportunities for Economists

CESifo Working Paper No. 8293
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 May 2020
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ (Leipzig), Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Policy Implications of Models of the Spread of Coronavirus: Perspectives and Opportunities for Economists

NBER Working Paper No. w27007
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2021
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ (Leipzig), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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The Effects of College Counseling on High-Achieving, Low-Income Students

NBER Working Paper No. w16359
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2010
Christopher Avery
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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College Admissions as Non-Price Competition: The Case of South Korea

NBER Working Paper No. w20774
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2021
Christopher Avery, Soohyung Lee and Alvin E. Roth
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of Maryland - Department of Economics and Dept. of Economics, Stanford University
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The Distributional Consequences of Public School Choice

NBER Working Paper No. w21525
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Sep 2015
Christopher Avery and Parag A. Pathak
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Giving College Credit Where it is Due: Advanced Placement Exam Scores and College Outcomes

NBER Working Paper No. w21147
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 11 May 2015 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2021
Jonathan Smith, Michael Hurwitz and Christopher Avery
Georgia State University, College Board and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Digital Messaging to Improve College Enrollment and Success

NBER Working Paper No. w27897
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2021
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of Virginia, College Board, Harvard University - Harvard Graduate School of Education and University of Pittsburgh School of Education
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Bundling and Optimal Auctions of Multiple Products

Posted: 04 Nov 2000
Christopher Avery and Terrence Hendershott
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business

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Identifying Investor Sentiment from Price Paths: The Case of Football Betting

Posted: 30 Mar 2000
Christopher Avery and Judith A. Chevalier
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Yale School of Management

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Why Do Managers Undertake Acquisitions? An Analysis of Internal and External Rewards for Acquisitiveness

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 14 No. 1, Spring 1998
Posted: 16 Feb 1998
Christopher Avery, Judith A. Chevalier and Scott Schaefer
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Yale School of Management and University of Utah - Department of Finance

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