Steve Tadelis is the James J. and Marianne B. Lowrey Chair in Business and a Professor of Economics, Business and Public Policy at Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. Steve was the Joe Shoong Chair in International Business (2015-2016) and the Associate Dean for Strategic Planning (2006-2009) at the Haas School of Business. Prior to starting his position at Berkeley Haas, Steve was an Assistant Professor at Standford University for eight years.
Steve also held positions as a Senior Director and Distinguished Economist at eBay Research Labs (2011-2013) and Vice President of Economics and Market Design at Amazon (2016-2017) where he applied economic research tools to a variety of product and business applications, working with technologists, machine learning scientists, and business leaders. He continues to advise Amazon part-time as an Amazon Economist Fellow.
Steve’s current areas of research are e-commerce, economics of organization, procurement contracting, theory of the firm and industrial organization, contract theory, and game theory.
Publications & Media
- Honorable Mention, Cheit Teaching Award, Full-Time MBA Program, 2010-2011
- Montias prize – best article published in the Journal of Comparative Economics in 2010-2011
- Barbara and Gerson Bakar Faculty Fellow, UC Berkeley Haas School of Business, 2008-2015
- Phi Beta Kappa Undergraduate Teaching Award, Stanford University, 2005
- Department of Economics Advising Award, Stanford University, 2002
- W. Glenn Campbell and Rita Ricardo-Campbell National Fellow, Hoover Institution, 1999-2000
- Review of Economic Studies European Tour Speaker, May 1997
- Alfred P. Sloan Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, 1995-1996
- National Science Foundation Research Grants: 1999-2000, 2000-2002, 2003-2008, 2016-2018