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Dr. Liad Wagman
Dr. Liad Wagman is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Illinois Institute of Technology and a Visiting Assistant Professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. Wagman received his Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Economics from Duke University; his M.Sc. in Computer Science from Stanford University; and his B.Sc. in Computer Science and B.A. in Mathematics from the University of North Carolina.
He works on topics in the areas of Industrial Organization, Economics of Information, and Entrepreneurial Finance, studying issues of information utilization and trade, innovation, e-commerce, and consumer privacy. Wagman is the recipient of the Bauer Family Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award and the Yahoo! Labs Research and Engagement Award. He was a research fellow at the Duke University Computer Science Department, a research fellow at the Duke University Social Sciences Research Institute, a recipient of the Program for Advanced Study in the Social Sciences Fellowship, a nominee for the Sigma Xi Excellence in Teaching Award, and a recipient of the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Outstanding Paper Award. Wagman’s work is published in academic journals including the American Economic Journal: Microeconomics and Marketing Science.
- Ph.D. in Economics, Duke University, 2009
- M.A. in Economics, Duke University, 2006
- M.S. in Computer Science, Stanford University, 2004
- B.S. in Computer Science and B.A. in Mathematics, University of North Carolina, 2002
- Industrial Organization
- Applied Microeconomic Theory
- Electronic Commerce
- Game Theory and Mechanism Design