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Henry Seth Schneider

Henry Seth Schneider

Assistant Professor of Economics

Email: hss36@cornell.edu
326 Sage Hall
Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-6201
Phone: 607-255-3734

Professor Schneider specializes in applied microeconomics with a focus on markets in which one trading partner has an informational advantage over the other. In a recent project, he conducted undercover visits to auto repair shops to measure the inefficiencies that result from mechanics' informational advantages over car owners. In another project, he investigated the role of contract incentives in explaining why New York City taxi drivers who lease their vehicles have worse driving outcomes than those who own their vehicles. Professor Schneider received his PhD in economics from Yale University during 2006. Prior to graduate studies, he worked in the securities division of the consulting firm National Economics Research Associates and the Domestic Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He holds a BS in physics with high honors from Wesleyan University, where he minored in studio art and was a member of the swimming and water polo teams.

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

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Accepted Papers

  • Peterson, Jonathan; Schneider, Henry Seth.  "Beautiful Lemons: Adverse Selection in Durable-Goods Markets with Sorting"  Management Science  (Accepted)

  • Jackson, Kirabo; Schneider, Henry Seth.  "Checklists and Worker Behavior: A Field Experiment"  American Economic Journal: Applied Economics  (Accepted)

  • Podwol, Joseph; Schneider, Henry Seth.  "Nonstandard Bidder Behavior in Real-World Auctions"  European Economic Review  83.April 2016  (Accepted):  198–212.

  • Schneider, Henry Seth.  "The Bidder's Curse: Comment"  American Economic Review  (Accepted)

Published Papers

Working Papers

  • Schneider, Henry Seth; Waldman, Michael; Wang, Ying.  "Adverse Selection, Market Size, and Innovation"

  • Heffetz, Ori; O'Donoghue, Ted; Schneider, Henry Seth.  "Forgetting and Heterogeneity in Task Completion: Evidence from New York City Parking-Ticket Recipients"

  • Cooper, Kristen ; Schneider, Henry Seth; Waldman, Michael.  "Limited Rationality and Convergence to Equilibrium Play"

  • Jackson, Kirabo; Schneider, Henry Seth.  "Promoting Best Practices in a Multitask Workplace: Experimental Evidence on Checklists"

  • Cooper, Kristen; Schneider, Henry Seth; Waldman, Michael.  "The Role of Repeated Shocks and Experience in an Experimental Pricing Game"

Book Chapters

  • Murry, Charles; Schneider, Henry Seth, (accepted), The Economics of Retail Markets for New and Used Cars, in Handbook on the Economics of Retail and Distribution, eds E. Basker, Edward Elgar.