Justin M. Rao is a an Economic Researcher at Microsoft Research in the New York City research lab. He is an empirical microeconomist who came to Microsoft following a two year stint with Yahoo! Research in Silicon Valley. He completed my Ph.D. in economics in 2010 at UC San Diego under the capable guidance of Jim Andreoni. More information on his research, talk videos, and more can be found at http://www.justinmrao.com.
- J.M. Rao and D.H. Reiley, The economics of spam, in The Journal of Economic Perspectives, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 87–110, American Economic Association, 2012.
- M. Goldman and J.M. Rao, Effort vs. Concentration: The Asymmetric Impact of Pressure on NBA Performance, in Proceedings of the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, 2012.
- A. Dasgupta, K. Punera, J.M. Rao, and X. Wang, Impact of spam exposure on user engagement, in Proceedings of the 21st USENIX conference on Security symposium, 2012.
- V. Navalpakkam, J. Rao, and M. Slaney, Using gaze patterns to study and predict reading struggles due to distraction, in Proceedings of the 2011 annual conference extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems, 2011.
- J. Andreoni and J.M. Rao, The power of asking: How communication affects selfishness, empathy, and altruism, in Journal of Public Economics, vol. 95, no. 7, pp. 513–520, Elsevier, 2011.
- D. Eil and J.M. Rao, The Good News-Bad News Effect: Asymmetric Processing of Objective Information About Yourself, in American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, vol. 2, no. 2, 2011.
- R.A. Lewis, J.M. Rao, and D.H. Reiley, Here, there, and everywhere: correlated online behaviors can lead to overestimates of the effects of advertising, in Proceedings of the 20th international conference on World wide web, 2011.
- M. Goldman and J.M. Rao, Allocative and Dynamic Efficiency in NBA Decision Making, in Proceedings of the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, 2011.