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Octavian Carare

Section Chief, Financial Institutions and Regulatory Policy

Professional experience

  • Associate Chief, Office of Economics and Analytics, Economic Analysis Division, Federal Communications Commission
  • Economist, Wireline Competition Bureau, Federal Communications Commission
  • Assistant Professor, School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas


  • Ph.D. Economics, Rutgers University
  • M.A. Economics, Central European University
  • B.Sc. Electrical Engineering, University of Transylvania

Select Publications

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Carare, Octavian. "The Impact of Bestseller Rank on Demand: Evidence from the App Market ." International Economic Review, 53: 717-742.

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Carare, Octavian, and M. H. Rothkopf. "Slow Dutch Auctions ." Management Science, 51: 365-373.

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October 1997

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Perotti, E.C., et al. "The Evolution of Bank Credit Quality in Romania since 1991." CERT Discussion Papers 9702, Centre for Economic Reform and Transformation, Heriot Watt University.