Working Papers

These papers are working drafts of research which often appear in final form in academic journals. The published versions may differ from the working versions provided here.

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Matthew Corritore, Amir Goldberg, Sameer B. Srivastava
July 2017

This article deepens our understanding of how the culture of an organization can reflect its underlying capacity for execution and creative exploration and thereby foreshadow how it

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Susan Athey, Mohsen Bayati, Nick Doudchenko, Guido W. Imbens, Khashayar Khosravi
2017

In this paper we develop new methods for estimating causal effects in settings with panel data, where a subset of units are exposed to a treatment during a subset of periods, and the goal is...

Hamsa Bastani, Mohsen Bayati
2017

Big data has enabled decision-makers to tailor decisions at the individual-level in a variety of domains such as personalized medicine and online advertising. This involves learning a model of decision rewards conditional on individual-specific covariates....

Hamsa Bastani, Mohsen Bayati, Khashayar Khosravi
2017

The contextual bandit literature has traditionally focused on algorithms that address the exploration-exploitation tradeoff. In particular, greedy algorithms that exploit current estimates without any exploration may be sub-optimal in general. However, exploration-free greedy algorithms are...