Courses:

- I teach Statistics, Core Microeconomics and Industrial Organization (mostly empirical methods) for graduate students, and industrial organization for undergraduates. Please refer to the page in Portuguese for the links to the course materials (they are in Portuguese anyway...).

Working papers:

- Flex Cars and Competition in Ethanol and Gasoline Retail Markets, with João Paulo Pessoa and Juliano Assunção.
- Playing like an Econometrician: Rational Choice Based on Estimates Leads to Overbidding in First-price Auctions.
- Identifying the source of Misbehavior in First-Price Auctions.

Publications:

- Mid-Auction Information Acquisition, Economic Theory.
- Do Public Banks Compete with Private Banks? Evidence from Concentrated Local Markets in Brazil with Christiano Arrigoni Coelho and João Manoel Pinho de Mello, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking.
- Lock-in and Unobserved Preferences in Server Operating System Adoption: A Case of Linux vs. Windows with Seung-Hyun Hong, Journal of Econometrics.
- Biased Procurement Auctions, Economic Theory.
- Econometrics of Auctions by Least Squares, Journal of Applied Econometrics.

Code:

- Schumaker.m: a matlab script to compute shape-preserving splines using the Schumaker method (featured in Ljungqvist & Sargent's Recursive Macroeconomic Theory!)
- ChebyshevPol.m: a matlab script to compute the coefficients of the Chebyshev polynomial approximation of a real function over a compact interval.
- kernelize.m: simple matlab script to compute a non-parametric kernel estimate of a univariate density .
- hazardize.m: simple matlab script to compute a non-parametric kernel estimate of a hazard rate (i.e. density over distribution).

© 2006 Leonardo Rezende. .

Created August 8 2006.