Liad Wagman
Liad Wagman

MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS & DECISION SCIENCES
Visiting Assistant Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences

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Liad Wagman is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences at Kellogg and an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Illinois Institute of Technology Stuart School of Business. Wagman received his Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Economics from Duke University and his M.Sc. in Computer Science from Stanford University. His research interests include game theory, industrial organization, operations research, and information economics. He studies issues of information utilization and trade, innovation, e-commerce, and privacy. Wagman is the recipient of the Bauer Family Excellence in 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. Wagman’s work is published in academic journals including the American Economic Journal and Marketing Science.

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Education
Ph.D., 2009, Economics, Duke University, Summa Cum Laude
M.A., 2006, Economics, Duke University, Summa Cum Laude
M.S., 2004, Computer Science, Stanford University, Magna Cum Laude
B.S., B.A., 2002, Computer Science and Mathematics, University of North Carolina, Summa Cum Laude

Academic Positions
Assistant Professor of Economics, Stuart School of Business, Illinois Institute of Technology, 2009-present
Instructor of Microeconomics, Economics , Duke University, Duke University, 2004-2009

Other Professional Experience
Software Engineer, OpenSource Inc, 2003-2004

 
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Full-Time / Part-Time MBA
Microeconomic Analysis (MECN-430-0)

This course counts toward the following majors: Managerial Economics.

Among the topics this core course addresses are economic analysis and optimal decisions, consumer choice and the demand for products, production functions and cost curves, market structures and strategic interactions, and pricing and non-price concepts. Cases and problems are used to understand economic tools and their potential for solving real-world problems.