Aviv Nevo
Aviv Nevo

Professor of Economics, Weinberg Collge of Arts & Sciences
Professor of Marketing, Kellogg School of Management

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Aviv Nevo is Professor of Economics and holds a joint position in the Department of Economics and the Marketing group.

Professor Nevo served as the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Economic Analysis ("Chief Economist") in the Antitrust Division at the Department of Justice 2013-2014.

Professor Nevo has published widely in economics and marketing journals. His works focuses on empirical industrial organization and econometrics. Much of his work has been on estimating demand for consumer packaged goods and its implications for price competition, mergers and marketing. He has also done work looking at the real estate brokerage industry.

Professor Nevo was awarded a NSF CAREER grant, a Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship and was awarded the Compass prize. He currently serves on the editorial boards of the Review of Economics Studies, the RAND Journal or Economics, the Journal of Industrial Economics, Quantitative Marketing and Economics, and Marketing Science. He received his BSc from Tel Aviv University, and his AM and PhD from Harvard University.

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Ph.D., 1997, Economics, Harvard University
A.M., 1994, Economics, Harvard University
B.Sc., 1991, Mathematics and Economics, Tel-Aviv University, with Special Honors

Academic Positions
HSBC Research Professor, Economics,, Northwestern University, 2009-present
Professor, Marketing, Kellogg School of Business, Northwestern University, 2008-present
Professor, Economics, Northwestern University, 2004-present
Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research, 2003-present
Associate Professor, Economics, University of California, Berkeley, 2003-2004
Visiting Associate Professor, Sloan School of Business and Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003-2004
Visiting Assistant Professor, Center for Study of Industrial Organization, Northwestern University, 2000-2001
Faculty Research Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research, 1997-2003
Assistant Professor, Economics, University of California, Berkeley, 1997-2003

Print Research
Research Interests
Industrial organization, econometrics, choice modeling

Nevo, Aviv and Bob Town. Forthcoming. Mergers When Prices Are Negotiated: Evidence from the Hospital Industry. American Economic Review.
Nevo, Aviv and Rachel Griffith. 2014. Do Prices and Attributes Explain International Differences in Food Purchases?. American Economic Review. 104(3): 832-67.
Nevo, Aviv and Igal Hendel. 2013. Intertemporal Price Discrimination in Storable Goods Markets. American Economic Review. 103(7): 2722-51.
Nevo, Aviv and Victor Aguirregabiria. 2013. Recent Developments in Empirical IO: Dynamic Demand and Dynamic Games. Advances of Economics and Econometrics: Theory and Applications: Tenth World Congress.
Nevo, Aviv and Adam Rosen. 2012. Identification with Imperfect Instruments. Review of Economics and Statistics. 94(3): 659-671.
Nevo, Aviv. 2011. Empirical Models of Consumer Behavior. Annual Review of Economics. 3: 51-75.
Nevo, Aviv and Michael Whinston. 2010. Taking the Dogma Out of Econometrics: Structural Modeling and Credible Inference. Journal of Economic Perspectives.: 69-82.
Nevo, Aviv, Liran Einav and Ephraim Leibtag. 2010. Recording Discrepancies in Nielsen Homescan Data: Are They Present and Do They Matter?. Quantitative Marketing and Economics. 8(2): 207-239.
Nevo, Aviv, Igal Hendel and Francios Ortalo-Magne. 2009. The Relative Performance of Real Estate Marketing Platforms: MLS versus FSBOMadison.com. American Economic Review. 99(5): 1878-98.
Nevo, Aviv and Ephraim Leibtag. 2009. Consumer Shopping Behavior: How Much Do Consumers Save?. Journal of Economic Perspectives. 23(2): 99-120.
Nevo, Aviv. 2008. An approach for extending dynamic models to settings with multi-product firms. Economics Letters. 100(1): 49-52.
Nevo, Aviv. 2006. Measuring the Implications of Sales and Consumer Inventory Behavior. Econometrica. 74(6): 1637-1673.
Nevo, Aviv. 2006. Sales and Consumer Inventory. RAND Journal of Economics. 37(3): 543-561.
Nevo, Aviv. 2005. Academic Journal Pricing and the Demand of Libraries. American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings. 95(2): 447-452.
Nevo, Aviv. 2004. Intertemporal Substitution and Storable Products. Journal of the European Economic Association. 2(2-3): 536-547.
Nevo, Aviv. 2003. The Post-Promotion Dip Puzzle: What do the Data Have to Say?. Quantitative Marketing and Economics. 1(4): 409-424.
Nevo, Aviv. 2003. New Products, Quality Changes, and Welfare Measures Computed from Estimated Demand Systems. Review of Economics and Statistics. 85(2): 266-275.
Nevo, Aviv. 2003. Using Weights to Adjust for Sample Selection When Auxiliary Information Is Available. Journal of Business & Economic Statistics. 21(1): 43-52.
Nevo, Aviv. 2002. Why Do Manufacturers Issue Coupons? An Empirical Analysis of Breakfast Cereals. RAND Journal of Economics. 33(2): 319-339.
Nevo, Aviv. 2002. Sample Selection and Information-Theoretic Alternatives to GMM. Journal of Econometrics. 107(1): 149-157.
Nevo, Aviv. 2001. Measuring Market Power in the Ready-to-Eat Cereal Industry. Econometrica. 69(2): 307-342.
Nevo, Aviv. 2000. A Practitioner's Guide to Estimation of Random-Coefficients Logit Models of Demand. Journal of Economics & Management Strategy. 9(4): 513-548.
Nevo, Aviv. 2000. Mergers with Differentiated Products: The Case of the Ready-to-Eat Cereal Industry. RAND Journal of Economics. 31(3): 395-421.
Reprinted in:
Empirical Industrial Organization, edited by Paul L. Joskow and Michael Waterson, vol. 31, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2004.
Nevo, Aviv. 1998. Identification of the oligopoly solution concept in a differentiated-products industry. Economics Letters. 59(3): 391-395.
Working Papers
Nevo, Aviv and Jonathan Williams. 2013. Usage Based Pricing and Demand for Residential Broadband.
Nevo, Aviv and Arlene Wong. 2014. The Elasticity of Substitution between Time and Market Goods: Evidence from the Great Recession.
Nevo, Aviv, Pierre Dubois and Rachel Griffith. 2015. Habit Formation and Nutrition: Evidence from Consumer Migration.
Nevo, Aviv. 2006. Why Does the Average Price Paid Fall During High Demand Periods?.
Nevo, Aviv and Mark McGabe. Pricing of Academic Journals.
Nevo, Aviv, Igal Hendel and Alessandro Lizzeri. Non-Linear Pricing of Storable Goods.
Book Chapters
Nevo, Aviv. 2008. "Merger Simulations." In The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, edited by Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume, New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
Nevo, Aviv. 2006. "Empirical Models of Imperfect Competition: A Discussion." In Advances in Economics and Econometrics: Theory and Applications. Ninth World Congress, edited by Richard Blundell, Whitney K. Newey and Torsten Persson, vol. II, 86-96. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Print Teaching
Teaching Interests
Industrial organization, econometrics, choice modeling
Special Topics in Marketing: Topics in Quantitative Marketing and Economics (MKTG-530-3)
This seminar will review major contributions and recent developments in quantitative marketing and economics. We will cover some classical papers, as well as more recent working papers. The discussion will cover a wide range of applied topics and methods and aimed at advanced students interested in the intersection of Marketing and Economics. A principal purpose is to generate research ideas and get students started on dissertation work.