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Assistant Professor of Economics

Brad Larsen

Faculty Fellow
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)

Assistant Professor of Economics
Department of Economics

Brad Larsen is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Stanford University and a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He received a PhD in Economics from MIT and a BA in Economics and BS in Mathematics from Brigham Young University. His primary research field is Industrial Organization. His research focuses on bargaining and negotiation, occupational licensing, consumer search, auctions, e-commerce, trade, digital copyright law, grey-market activity, personalized prices, data privacy, and applied econometrics.

Focal Areas: Education, Global Development and Trade, Housing and Infrastructure, Inequality, Innovation and Technology, Politics and Media, Regulation and Competition, Work


BA, BS, Economics, Mathematics, Brigham Young University, 2008
PhD, Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013