Bo Cowgill

Assistant Professor
Columbia Business School

3022 Broadway, Uris Hall
New York, NY 10027

Working Papers

Economics, Fairness and Algorithmic Bias

"Bias and Productivity in Humans and Algorithms"

Discussion: New York Times, Forbes, Harvard Business Review.

"Stock Compensation and Employee Attention"

With Eric Zitzewitz.

"The Impact of Algorithms on Judicial Discretion: Evidence from Regression Discontinuities"


"Algorithmic Bias: A Counterfactual Perspective"

With Catherine Tucker

"Using Prediction Markets to Track Information Flows"

With Eric Zitzewitz

"Competition and Productivity in Employee Promotion Contests"


"Incentive Effects of Equity Compensation"

With Eric Zitzewitz.

"Competition and Specificity in Market Design: Evidence from Geotargeted Advertising"

With Cosmina Dorobantu.

"The US-Canada Border Effect: Evidence from Online Commerce"

With Cosmina Dorobantu.

"Worldwide Gravity in Online Commerce"

With Cosmina Dorobantu.

"Agency and Homophily in Hiring: Evidence from a Two-Sided Audit Study"

With Dan Wang.

"The Value of an Additional Job Offer: Field Experimental Evidence."


"Shocks to Labor Market Competition: Evidence from Russian Software Engineers"

With John Horton.

"Market Design for Job Assignments: Theory and Evidence from Tech Workers"

With Rem Koning.