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b abur i . deloss antos - Kelley School of Business - Indiana University

B ABUR I. D E L OS S ANTOS

Department of Business Economics and Public Policy

Kelley School of Business, Indiana University

1309 E. Tenth Street, Bloomington, IN 47405

(812) 855-3345

babur@indiana.edu

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

Kelley School of Business, Indiana University:

Assistant Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy, August 2008–present.

EDUCATION

PhD in Economics, University of Chicago, 2008.

MA in Economics, University of Chicago, 2003.

MA in Economics, El Colegio de Mexico, 2003.

BA in Economics, Monterrey Institute of Technology and Advanced Studies (Mexico), 1997.

WORKING PAPERS

Consumer Search on the Internet. Submitted to RAND Journal of Economics.

Testing Models of Consumer Search using Data on Web Browsing and Purchasing Behavior (with Ali

Hortaçsu and Matthijs Wildenbeest). Revise and resubmit at American Economic Review.

A Consumer Preference–Based Optimal Collaborative Filtering Model: Online Search for Hotels (with

Sergei Koulayev). To be submitted to Management Science.

WORK IN PROGRESS

Supply Side Responses to the Online Distribution Channel: Evidence from the Hotel Industry (with

Renata Kosova and Sergei Koulayev).

Collaborative project to analyze the effects of news on election outcomes (with Mario Macis and Nicola

Lacetera).

Digging out the Underground Economy: The Effects of a Tax on Cash Deposits (with Marco Oviedo).

Money for Nothing: Buying Out New Employees (with Michael Rauh and Matthijs Wildenbeest).

Effects of the New U.S. Sentencing Guidelines on Drug-Related Crimes.

COURSES TAUGHT AT INDIANA UNIVERSITY

BUS-G350 Business Econometrics (Spring and Fall 2010).

BUS-G350 Statistics and Forecasting for Business Decisions (Fall 2008, Spring and Fall 2009).

BUS-C537 Market Power Pricing (MBA, Summer 2009).

SERVICE, PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND AFFILIATIONS

Departmental Recruiting Committee (2008 and 2010). Affiliated faculty, Center for Latin American and

Caribbean Studies, Indiana University (2008-present).

Referee for the Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Industrial Economics, Management Science,

International Journal of Industrial Organization.

Member of the American Economic Association, Econometric Society, Royal Economic Society, Latin

American and Caribbean Economic Association, European Economic Association, Industrial Organization

Society.


OTHER TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Department of Economics, University of Chicago:

Elements of Economic Analysis III (Spring 2008).

TA: Topics in Macroeconomics and Finance (Spring 2003), Elements of Economic Analysis III (Spring

04), Topics in Development Economics (Fall 2005), Introduction to Microeconomics (Spring 2006).

Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago:

TA: Data Driven Marketing (Spring 2006, Spring 2007 and Spring 2008).

School of Business and Economics, Anahuac University (Mexico City):

Topics in Industrial Organization (Fall 2000).

Advanced Microeconomics (Fall 2000 and Spring 2001).

Industrial Organization (Spring 2000).

Department of Economics, ITESM Mexico City Campus:

Principles of Microeconomics (Fall 1999).

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE

Department of Economics, University of Chicago:

Research Assistant for Professor Ali Hortaçsu, June 2003–January 2007.

Research Assistant for Professor James J. Heckman, July 2003–January 2005.

Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago:

Research Assistant for Professor Günter Hitsch, June 2003–January 2006.

Federal Competition Commission, Mexico:

Deputy Director, Directorate of Economic Studies, October 1999–August 2001.

Economic Deregulation Unit, Ministry of Commerce and Industrial Promotion, Mexico:

Advisor to the Director of Regulatory Improvement, June 1997–August 1999.

HONORS AND GRANTS

Net Institute Research Grant, Summer 2008 and Summer 2009.

Fulbright Grantee, US Department of State and Mexico–US Commission, 2001–2004.

Scholarship award, University of Chicago, 2004–2005.

Scholarship for PhD, National Council for Science and Technology (CONACYT), Mexico, 2001–2005.

Scholarship for MA in Economics, CONACYT, Mexico, 1997–1999.

Magna Cum Laude, BA in Economics, ITESM, 1997.

Scholarship for Academic Excellence, ITESM, 1993–1997.

INVITED SEMINAR TALKS

Illinois State University, October 2010.

Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University, April 2010.

Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, Oct 2008.

Banco de Mexico, February 2008.

Federal Reserve Board – Kansas City, February 2008.

Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, January 2008.

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CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

World Congress of the Econometric Society, Shanghai, China, August, 2010.

Summer Institute on Competitive Strategy, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, July 2010.

European Economic Association Annual Conference, Glasgow, Scotland, August 2010.

Marketing Science Conference, Cologne, Germany, June 2010.

Royal Economic Society Annual Conference, invited special session, March 2010.

International Industrial Organization Conference, Vancouver, Canada, May 2010.

NBER Summer Institute, Boston, July 2009.

Workshop on Search and Switching Costs, University of Groningen, Netherlands, December 2009.

SIEPR Conference on Internet Economics, Stanford University, Palo Alto, September 2009.

7th ZEW Conference: Economics of Information and Communication Technologies, Mannheim, Germany,

July 2009.

NET Institute Conference on Network Economics 2009, Stern School of Business, NYU, May 2009.

International Industrial Organization Conference, Washington D.C. May 2008.

Early Childhood Conference, University of Chicago, September 2004.

Southwestern Economic Association 84th Annual Meeting, Corpus Christi, March 2004.

The Fifth Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation/Partners for Progress Course on Competition Policy, March

2001, Bangkok, Thailand.

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