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

Resisting Education with Jean-Paul Carvalho and Mark Koyama
Revise and Resubmit at Journal of the European Economic Association

Preregistration and Incentives
Revise and Resubmit at Journal of Economic Theory

Coasian Dynamics in Sequential Search with Eeva Mauring
Under Review

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

Work in Progress

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



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