I am a Professor of Business Administration in the Entrepreneurial Management Unit at Harvard Business School, and a Faculty Affiliate of the Harvard Department of Economics. I am also an Affiliate of the Harvard Center of Mathematical Sciences and Applications and a Research Economist at the National Bureau of Economic Research. I am an Associate Editor of Management Science, Journal of Economic Theory, ACM Transactions on Economics and Computation, and Journal of Mechanism and Institution Design; serve on the Board of Editors of the Journal of Economic Literature; and write for Bloomberg Opinion.

I am an a16z crypto Research Partner. I also advise a number of companies on marketplace and incentive design, including Quora, Lunchclub, NCX, and OneChronos, as well as crypto projects such as FINE Digital, Hungry Wolves, koodos, and Thingdoms. Additionally, I am involved in NFT communities such as Chain Runners and SupDucks.

From 2013-2017, I was a Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows. In Spring 2016, I was also a Visiting Fellow at the Oxford Martin School. From 2011-2013, I was the inaugural Saieh Family Fellow in Economics at the Becker Friedman Institute at the University of Chicago.

I completed my PhD in Business Economics at Harvard University in Spring 2011, with the dissertation "Matching Models of Markets." Before that, I graduated from Harvard summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa in Mathematics (with a minor in Ethnomusicology) in Spring 2009, and completed my Masters of Arts at Harvard in Spring 2010.

I am Vice-Chair of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group on Economics and Computation (SIGecom) and co-leader of the Human Capital and Economic Opportunity (HCEO) "Inequality: Measurement, Interpretation, and Policy" working group (MIP). I also serve on the National Leadership Council of the Society for Science.

In Summer 2011, I served as Head Tutor of the Harvard Program for Research in Markets and Organizations (PRIMO). During graduate school, I served as a non-resident tutor in my undergraduate house, Kirkland. I was also an affiliate of the Harvard Institute for Quantitative Social Science, the Harvard EconCS Group, and the John M. Olin Center for Law, Economics, and Business.

I thoroughly enjoy research in {economics, mathematics, musicology}, as well as teaching, problem-solving, puzzling, dance, Getting Things Done, haiku, and math rap. I am also a faculty advisor of the Harvard Ballroom Team.

I am an active alumnus of both The Center For Excellence in Education's Research Science Institute (RSI) and The Harvard College Program for Research in Science and Engineering (PRISE), and I am a member of the American Economic Association, the Econometric Society, and the Mathematical Association of America.

My Erdös number is 3.

This page contains information regarding all my current and past research projects, publications, extracurricular life, and press.

See also my brother. QED.


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