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Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Michael Grubb

associate professor

Michael Grubb

Maloney Hall 341

Telephone: 617-552-1569
Fax: 617-552-2308

Curriculum Vitae

Personal Website

Ph.D., Stanford University, 2007

Joined the Economics Faculty, 2013



Research Interests

Behavioral Industrial Organization, Industrial Organization, Applied Microeconomic Theory

Access Working Papers and Published Works via RePEc

Google Scholar Citations

Selected Publications

"Consumer Inattention and Bill Shock Regulation", 2015. Review of Economic Studies, 82:1, 219-257

"Cellular Service Demand: Biased Beliefs, Learning, and Bill Shock", with Matthew Osborne, 2015. American Economic Review, 105:1, 234-271

"Dynamic Nonlinear Pricing: Biased Expectations, Inattention, and Bill Shock", 2012. International Journal of Industrial Organization, 30:3, 287-290

"Developing a Reputation for Reticence", 2011. Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 20:1, 225-268

"Selling to Overconfident Consumers", 2009. American Economic Review, 99:5, 1770-1807. Winner of The Claire and Ralph Landau Prize, 2007

Downloadable Boston College Working Papers

Working Paper 879. Michael D. Grubb, "Behavioral Consumers in Industrial Organization" (05/2015; PDF)

Working Paper 878. Michael D. Grubb, "Failing to Choose the Best Price: Theory, Evidence, and Policy" (05/2015; PDF)

Working Paper 877. Michael D. Grubb, "Overconfident Consumers in the Marketplace" (03/2015; PDF)

Working Paper 829. Michael D. Grubb and Matthew Osborne (U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis), "Cellular Service Demand: Biased Beliefs, Learning, and Bill Shock" (2015; PDF; American Economic Review. 105:1, 234-271)

Working Paper 828. Michael D. Grubb, "Consumer Inattention and Bill-Shock Regulation" (2015; PDF;  Review of Economic Studies. 82:1, 219-257)


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