Personalborn in 1962 in Canada.
EducationPh.D. in Economics at Harvard University.
Academic AppointmentsProfessor of Economics at University of California, Berkeley. Served as VP, Economics and Market Design of Amazon (07/2016 - 08/2017). Served as Sr. Director, Distinguished Economist of eBay Research Labs (08/2011 - 08/2013). Research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. Research fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research.
Prof. Tadelis's research focuses on the economics of e-commerce, with particular attention to creating better matches of buyers and sellers, reducing market frictions by increasing trust and safety in marketplaces (e.g. eBay's), understanding the underlying value of different advertising and marketing strategies, and exploring the market benefits of different pricing structures. Aside from the economics of e-commerce, his main fields of interest are the economics of incentives and organizations, industrial organization, and market design.