Liad Wagman

  • Associate Professor of Economics


Liad Wagman is Associate Professor of Economics at the IIT Stuart School of Business in Chicago.

Dr. Wagman works on topics in the areas of Information Economics, Industrial Organization, and Entrepreneurial Finance, studying issues of information utilization and trade, innovation, e-commerce, and privacy. Wagman is a recipient of the Sigma Xi University Research Award, the Bauer Family Excellence in Teaching Award, the Yahoo! Labs Research and Engagement Award, and has been selected into Poets & Quants 2015 Top 40 Business School Faculty Under 40. He was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, 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 recipient of the Educational and Research Initiative Award, and a recipient of the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Outstanding Paper Award.

Dr. Wagman’s work is published in academic journals including the RAND Journal of Economics, the American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, the Journal of Corporate Finance, and Marketing Science.


Ph.D., Duke University, Economics
M.A., Duke University, Economics
M.S., Stanford University, Computer Science
B.S., B.A., University of North Carolina, Computer Science and Mathematics

Research Interests

Industrial Organization
Applied Microeconomic Theory
Electronic Commerce
Game Theory and Mechanism Design


Undergraduate Programs

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

Ph.D. in Management Science

M.S. Computational Decision Science and Operations Research (IIT College of Science)