Karam Kang

Tepper School of Business

Carnegie Mellon University

Curriculum Vitae E-mail

Winning by Default: Why is There So Little Competition in Government Procurement?

with Robert A. Miller

The Review of Economic Studies, forthcoming.

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Understanding Disparities in Punishment: Regulator Preferences and Expertise

with Bernardo S. Silveira

Journal of Political Economy (2021) 129 (10): 2947-2992.

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Policy Influence and Private Returns from Lobbying in the Energy Sector

The Review of Economic Studies (2016) 83 (1): 269-305.

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Lobbyists as Gatekeepers: Theory and Evidence

with Alexander V. Hirsch, B. Pablo Montagnes, and Hye Young You PDF (February 2021)

Search Frictions and Product Design in the Municipal Bond Market

with Giulia Brancaccio

Narrowing the Digital Divide: Political Incentives and Provider Competition

with Mo Xiao

At Carnegie Mellon:

At Washington University in St. Louis (Olin Business School):

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