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Biographical Info of David McAdams

David McAdams is Professor of Economics at the Fuqua School of Business and in the Economics Department. He earned a B.S. in Applied Mathematics at Harvard University, an M.S. in Statistics from Stanford University, and a Ph.D. in Business from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. During graduate school, he worked as Special Assistant to the Director, Bureau of Economics, Federal Trade Commission. Before joining the faculty at Duke, he was Associate Professor of Applied Economics at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Professor McAdams teaches the PhD elective "Market Design I: Auctions", as well an MBA elective "Game Theory for Strategic Advantage".

Professor McAdams' research interests focus on microeconomic theory and game theory, with a special focus on strategic interactions between buyers and sellers, including auctions, pricing, negotiations, and relationships. His work has been published in the Econometrica, American Economic Review, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Economic Theory, and Journal of Econometrics. Currently, he is an associate editor of the International Journal of Industrial Organization, Review of Economic Design, and Journal of Economic Literature.

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