Susan Athey

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Susan Athey is Professor of Economics at Stanford Graduate School of Business.[1]

Athey was born in 1970. She received her bachelor's degree from Duke University and her Ph.D from Stanford, and she holds an honorary doctorate from Duke University. She previously taught at the economics departments at MIT, Stanford and Harvard.[1]

She is a recipeint of the Elaine Bennett research award, and the John Bates Clark Medal of the American Economic Association.[1]

According to Athey's Stanford bio:

Her current research focuses on the economics of the internet, marketplace design, auction theory, the statistical analysis of auction data, and the intersection of computer science and economics. Recently she has been working on theoretical and empirical studies of internet search, online advertising and the news media. She advises governments and businesses on the design of auction-based marketplaces, consulting for Microsoft Corporation in the role of chief economist since 2007, focusing on online services. She also serves as a long-term advisor to the British Columbia Ministry of Forests, helping to architect and implement their auction-based pricing system.[1]



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Susan Athey, Stanford Graduate School of Business, accessed 3 June 2013.