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Liad Wagman Biography

Liad Wagman

Assistant Professor of Economics





Main Campus, IIT Tower, 18th Floor


Ph.D., Duke University, Economics
M.A., Duke University, Economics
M.S., Stanford University, Computer Science
B.S., B.A., University of North Carolina, Computer Science and Mathematics


Liad Wagman is Assistant Professor of Economics at IIT Stuart and a Visiting Assistant Professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

Dr. Wagman 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. He 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 Research Award, and a recipient of the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Outstanding Paper Award.

Dr. Wagman’s work is published in academic journals including the American Economic Journal: Microeconomics and Marketing Science.

Research Interests: 

Industrial Organization
Applied Microeconomic Theory
Electronic Commerce
Game Theory and Mechanism Design