Bo Cowgill

Assistant Professor
Columbia Business School

3022 Broadway, Uris Hall
New York, NY 10027

Working Papers

Matchmaking Principals: Theory and Evidence from Internal Labor Markets

With Jonathan Davis, Pablo Montagnes and Patryk Perkowski.

Salary History and Employer Demand: Evidence from a Two-Sided Audit

NBER WP #29460. Summaries: NBER Digest, WEF, and VoxEU. With Amanda Agan and Laura Gee. Related: Salary History Bans and Unravelling.

Political Power and Market Power

Summary: VoxEU. With Andrea Prat and Tommaso Valletti.

Bias and Productivity in Humans and Algorithms

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

Stock Compensation and Employee Attention

With Eric Zitzewitz.

Delegation in Hiring: Evidence from a Two-Sided Audit Study

With Patryk Perkowski.

The Economic Effects of Immigration Pardons: Evidence from Venezuelan Entrepreneurs

With Dany Bahar and Jorge Guzman.

Biased Programmers? Or Biased Data? A Field Experiment in Operationalizing AI Ethics

Older Working Papers

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


Algorithmic Bias: A Counterfactual Perspective

With Catherine Tucker

Algorithmic Fairness and Economics

Earlier version containing additional lit review. 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.

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

With Cosmina Dorobantu.

"Worldwide Gravity in Online Commerce"

With Cosmina Dorobantu.

Competition and Specificity in Market Design: Evidence from Geotargeted Advertising

With Cosmina Dorobantu.