Entries by Jerry Liu

Merger Policy in a Globalizing World

Merger approval decisions of national antitrust authorities have important effects on other jurisdictions. For example, the merger of two U.S. pharmaceutical companies may lead to higher drugs prices in Europe, or affect the worldwide level of innovation. As the efficiency …

Dynamic Pricing with Strategic Customers

The rise of information technology has made it relatively simple to change prices over the life of a product.  Such “dynamic pricing” is important for many industries: In retailing, sellers can carefully manage end-of season sales; in the airline industry, …

David K. Levine

Professor David K. Levine graduated from UCLA in 1977, earning a dual degree of Bachelors in Mathematics and a Masters in Economics. He was enrolled as a UCLA student during high school, but he later studied at Harvard University for …

Understanding Network Formation

Social and economic networks permeate our lives. They play an important role in determining how diseases spread, which products we buy, how much education we attain, and even whether to smoke. Since social and economic networks are central to our …

Volker Nocke scientific chair of EARIE conference

Professor Volker Nocke is the scientific program chair of the 44thAnnual Conference of the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics (EARIE), which takes place from August 31 till September 2, 2017 in Maastricht, The Netherlands. With more …

2017 Department of Economics Commencement

We wish to congratulate the Department of Economics Class of 2017.  We wish our graduates the best of luck in their future endeavors.

On Saturday, June 17, 2017, approximately 800 students graduated from our Department, with Bachelors degrees in Economics, …

William F. Sharpe

Board of Visitors

 

Mr. William F. Sharpe, PhD

Professor of Finance, Emeritus

Graduate School of Business, Stanford University

William F. Sharpe is the STANCO 25 Professor of Finance, Emeritus at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. He joined the Stanford …

Richard C. Hartnack

Board of Visitors

 

Mr. Richard C. Hartnack

Director

Freddie Mac

Rick began his career in banking in 1971 at First National Bank of Oregon, which became a subsidiary of First Interstate Bank.  He rose from Management Trainee to Executive Vice …