James Nesbit

F3 Distribution Optimization and Grocery Innovation

[email protected]
Curriculum Vitae

My name is James Nesbit. I have a Ph.D. in Economics from NYU. My research interests are econometrics and machine learning. As of March 2021, I am working as an economist at Amazon.

Working Papers

Text as Instruments
March 2021

A Robust Machine Learning Algorithm for Text Analysis
(with Shikun Ke and José Luis Montiel Olea)
Revise and resubmit, Quantitative Economics

Published Papers and Forthcoming

(Machine) Learning Parameter Regions
(with José Luis Montiel Olea)
Journal of Econometrics, Vol. 222(1), 2021, 716-744
bibtex, code, online supplement, working paper version

Short-Term Fluctuations in Incidental Happiness and Economic Decision-Making: Experimental Evidence from a Sports Bar
(with Judd Kessler, Andrew McClellan, and Andrew Schotter)
Experimental Economics, April 2021