Koleman received his B.S. and A.B. from Stanford University in 1990 and his Ph.D. from MIT in 1995, and comes to us from the University of Kansas School of Business Economics. His research interests are in applied microeconomics, particularly public economics and industrial organization. His most recent work focuses on file sharing (the economic impact on the entertainment industries), prediction markets (election futures, corporate applications), and industrial organization (formal evidence of first-degree price discrimination in the real world. His research has received extensive media coverage in major news outlets such as CNN, BBC, NPR, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Financial Times, and The Atlantic.
ECN221: Public Finance
ECN272: Prediction Markets