Shoshana Vasserman

Assistant Professor, Economics

Shoshana Vasserman

Assistant Professor of Economics

Center Fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research
Louise and Claude N. Rosenberg Jr. Faculty Scholar for 2023–2024
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Research Statement

Shoshana Vasserman’s work leverages theory, empirics, and modern computation to better understand the equilibrium implications of policies and proposals that involve information revelation, risk sharing, and commitment. Recent projects span a number of policy settings, including public procurement, pharmaceutical pricing, and auto-insurance.

Research Interests

  • Industrial Organization
  • Applied Microeconomics

Academic Degrees

  • PhD in Economics, Harvard University, 2019
  • AM in Economics, Harvard University, 2016
  • BS in Mathematics and Economics, MIT, 2013

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Business, 2020–present
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, 2019–20

Awards and Honors

  • Lacob Family Faculty Scholar, 2021–22
  • Padma Desai Dissertation Prize in Economics, Harvard University, 2019


Journal Articles

Valentin Bolotnyy, Shoshana Vasserman
July 2023 Vol. 9 Issue 4 Pages 1205–1259
S. Nageeb Ali, Greg Lewis, Shoshana Vasserman
AEA Papers & Proceedings
May 2023 Vol. 113 Pages 204–209
S. Nageeb Ali, Greg Lewis, Shoshana Vasserman
The Review of Economic Studies
March 2023 Vol. 90 Issue 2 Pages 538–571
Eray Turkel, Anish Saha, Rhett Carson Owen, Gregory J. Martin, Shoshana Vasserman
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
July 27, 2021 Vol. 118 Issue 30
Shoshana Vasserman, Mitchell Watt
International Journal of Industrial Organization
Shoshana Vasserman, Muhamet Yildiz
The RAND Journal of Economics
April 2019 Vol. 50 Issue 2 Pages 359-390

Working Papers

Pierre Dubois, Ashvin Gandhi, Shoshana Vasserman April 2022
Zi Yang Kang, Shoshana Vasserman 2022
Yizhou Jin, Shoshana Vasserman July 2021
Mohammad Akbarpour, Cody Cook, Aude Marzuoli, Simon Mongey, Abhishek Nagaraj, Matteo Saccarola, Pietro Tebaldi, Shoshana Vasserman, Hanbin Yang June 2020

Academic Publications

Shoshana Vasserman, Michal Feldman, Avinatan Hassidim
Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence
July 2015 Vol. 24

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