Luohan Academy


Personalborn in 1962 in the United States.

EducationPh.D. Managerial Economics at Harvard University.

Academic AppointmentsDirector of the Stanford Digital Economy Lab at the Institute for Human-Centered AI (HAI) and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). He also holds appointments at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR), the Stanford Graduate School of Business, the Stanford Department of Economics.

Prior AppointmentsSchussel Family Professor of Management at the MIT Sloan School (2001 - 2020). Visiting Professor at the Stanford University (2018 - 2019). Marvin Bower Fellow, Senior Research Fellow at the Harvard Business School (2004 - 2005).

Recognition & AwardsDistinguished Fellow of the INFORMS Information System Society, 2011; American Accounting Association Presidential Scholar, 2019.

Research Field

Digital Commerce, the Long Tail, Bundling and Pricing models, Itangible assets and the effects of IT on business strategy, Productivity and Performance.