Research

Privacy Fellows & Affiliated Faculty 

Gay, Sebastien, “Strategic News Bundling and Privacy Breach Disclosures”, 2017 Journal of Cybersecurity 1 (Oxford Academic, 2017)

Kummer, Michael; Kesler, Reinhold; and Schultz, Patrick, “Mobile Applications and Access to Private Data: The Supply Side of the Android Ecosystem

Wagman, Liad; Kim, Jin-Hyuk; and Chan, Jason, “On the Tradeoffs between Privacy and Security: Evidence from Wiretap Orders

Bambauer, Jane, “Biometric Privacy Laws: How a Little-Known Illinois Law Made Facebook Illegal

Mungan, Murat, “Conditional Privacy Rights,” 173 Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics 114 (No. 1, 2017)

Cooper, James, “Anonymity, Autonomy, and the Collection of Personal Data: Measuring the Privacy Impact of Google’s 2012 Privacy Policy Change

Bambauer, Jane; Loe, Jonathan; and Winkelman, D. Alex, “A Bad Education” 2017 University of Illinois Law Review 109 (2017)

Cooper, James and Wright, Joshua, “The Missing Role of Economics in FTC Privacy Policy

Sykuta, Mike, “Big Data in Agriculture: Property Rights, Privacy, and Competition in Ag Data Services” 19 International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 57 (Issue A, 2016)

Brooks, Richard, “Observability & Verifiability: Informing the Information Fiduciary

Dengler, Sebastian, “Big Data in the Lab – How Do Consumers Fare When Predictive Algorithms Work Against Them?

Listokin, Siona, “Industry Self-Regulation of Consumer Data Privacy and Security”, 32 John Marshall Journal of Information Technology & Privacy Law 15 (2015)

2019

Durable Privacy Legislation: An Evidence-Based Privacy Law that Works for the People
Jane Bambauer

Cambridge Analytica and the Meaning of Privacy Harm
Jane Bambauer

December 2018 PEP Research Roundtable

Effects of Privacy Protections on Law Enforcement Use of Prescription Drug Monitoring Databases
Anne Boustead (University of Arizona School of Government & Public Policy)

Copyright’s Memory Hole
Eric Goldman (Santa Clara University – School of Law)

The Determinants of Pretrial Risk Assessment Effectiveness
Christopher Griffin Jr.

The Short-Run Effects of GDPR on Technology Venture Investment
Jian Jia (Illinois Institute of Technology – Stuart School of Business)

How Should We Think About Biometric Privacy Harms?
Matthew Kugler (Northwestern Pritzker School of Law)

Advertising and Voter Data in Biased Political Contests
Priyanka Sharma (Illinois Institute of Technology)

Millennials’ Exposure to Privacy Risk and Vigilance in Using Privacy Controls on Social Media
Karen Smith

3rd Annual Digital Information Policy Scholars Conference

2018

A Government of Laws and Not of Machines
Emily Berman (Boston University Law Review)

Data Accumulation and the Privacy-Antitrust Interface: Insights from the Facebook Case for the EU and the US
Guiseppe Colangelo and Mariateresa Maggiolino

Sponsored Search Advertisement and Consumer Prices
Eduardo Schnadower MustriAlessandro Acquisti (Carnegie Mellon University), and Idris Adjerid (University of Notre Dame)

Infrastructural Solutions to the Analog Keyhole Problem
David Sidi and Laura Brandimarte (The University of Arizona)

Are Digital Markets Different?
John Newman (University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law)

Airbnb, Anonymity, and Illegal Actors
Liad Wagman (IIT Stuart School of Business)


2017

Flood, Mark; Katz, Jonathan; Ong, Stephen J.; and Smith, Adam, “Cryptography and the Economics of Supervisory Information: Balancing Transparency and Confidentiality

Rahim, Talal, “Can Peer-to-Peer Platforms Improve Market Outcomes by Controlling Prices?

Romanosky, Sasha; Ablon, Lilian; Kuehn, Andreas; and Jones, Therese, “Content Analysis of Cyber Insurance Policies: How do Carriers Write Policies and Price Cyber Risk?

Toh, Ying Lei and Lefouili, Yassine, “Privacy and Quality

Tudon, Jose, “Congestion v Content Provision in Net Neutrality: The Case of Amazon’s Twitch.tv


2016

Fuller, Caleb, “The Perils of Privacy Regulation” 30 Review of Austrian Economics 193 (Issue 2, 2017)

Hunt, Robert; Blascak, Nathan; Cheney, Julia S.; Mikhed, Vyacheslav; Ritter, Dubravka; and Vogan, Michael, “Identity Theft as a Teachable Moment

Hurwitz, Justin (Gus), “Cyberensuring Security” Connecticut Law Review (forthcoming)

Kummer, Michael and Schultz, Patrick, “When Private Information Settles the Bill: Money and Privacy in Google’s Market for Smartphone Applications

Jin, Ginger and Freedman, Seth, “The Information Value of Online Social Networks: Lessons from Peer-to-Peer Lending

Johnsen, D. Bruce, “A Closer Look at Payment Cards

Manta, Irina and Olson, David S., “Hello Barbie: First They Will Monitor You, Then They Will Discriminate Against You. Perfectly.” 67 Alabama Law Review 135 (2015)

Marotta, Veronica; Zhang, Kaifu; and Acquisti, Alessandro, “The Welfare and Allocative Impact of Targeted Advertising

Mikhed, Slava and Vogan, Michael, “Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Consumer Reaction to News on Data Breaches and Identity Theft

Opderbeck, David, “Cybersecurity, Data Breaches and the Economic Loss Doctrine in the Payment Card Industry” 75 Maryland Law Review 935 (No. 4, 2016)

O’Brien, Daniel and Smith, Doug, “Privacy in Online Markets: A Welfare Analysis of Demand Rotations

Romanosky, Sasha, “Examining the Costs and Causes of Cyber Incidents” 2 Journal of Cybersecurity 121 (Issue 2, 2016)

Tucker, Catherine and Miller, Amalia R., “Privacy Protection, Personalized Medicine and Genetic Testing” Management Science, Articles in Advance, Published Online 30 Oct 2017.

Wagman, Liad; Wickelgren, Abraham; and Kim, Jin-Hyuk, “The Impact of Access to Consumer Data on the Competitive Effects of Horizontal Mergers


2015

Observability & Verifiability: Informing the Information Fiduciary
Richard Brooks

Strategic News Bundling and Privacy Breach Disclosures
Sebastien Gay

Industry Self-Regulation of Consumer Data Privacy and Security 
Siona Listokin

Pricing Consumer Data Privacy in Legal Policy
Erin O’Hara O’Connor

The FTC’s Attempts to Regulate Data Security in the Credit Card Industry: An Epic Fail
J. Brian O’Roark

Privacy Regulation, Property Rights, and Prices
Dima Shamoun

Big Data in Agriculture: Property Rights, Privacy, and Competition in Ag Data Services
Mike Sykuta

Privacy Regulation Can Benefit Firms at the Expense of Consumers
Abraham Wickelgren