Cole Randall Williams

Postdoctoral Researcher
University of Vienna

I am an economist working in the areas of industrial organization and political economy.

Curriculum Vitae


Influencing Search with Maarten Janssen
Accepted at The RAND Journal of Economics

Truth and Conformity on Networks with Aydin Mohseni
Erkenntnis (2021), pp 1-22

How Redefining Statistical Significance can Worsen the Replication Crisis
Economics Letters (2019), Vol. 181, pp 65-69

Working Papers

Echo Chambers: Social Learning under Unobserved Heterogeneity
Revise and Resubmit at The Economic Journal

Affirmative Action with Multidimensional Identities with Jean-Paul Carvalho and Bary Pradelski
Column: Intersectional Affirmative Action with J.P. Carvalho and B. Pradelski, VoxEU

Resisting Education with Jean-Paul Carvalho and Mark Koyama
Under Review

Preregistration and Incentives
Under Review

Work in Progress

Search Platforms: Big Data and Sponsored Positions with Maarten Janssen, Thomas Jungbauer, and Marcel Preuss
(presentation slides)

Coasian Dynamics in Sequential Search with Eeva Mauring


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