A LIREZA TAHBAZ -S ALEHI Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University 2211 Campus Drive, ]4133, Evanston, IL 60208 E-mail: [email protected]
Academic Appointments Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University Associate Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences
07/17 – present
Pritzker School of Law, Northwestern University Associate Professor of Law (courtesy appointment)
09/17 – present
Columbia Business School, Columbia University Daniel W. Stanton Associate Professor of Business Associate Professor Assistant Professor
09/15 – 06/17 07/15 – 08/15 07/11 – 06/15
Cowles Foundation, Yale University Visiting Associate Professor
09/16 – 12/16
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Post-Doctoral Associate
10/09 – 06/11
Education University of Pennsylvania PhD, Electrical and Systems Engineering, 2009 MA, Economics, 2008 MSE, Electrical Engineering, 2006 Sharif University of Technology BSc, Electrical Engineering, 2004
Publications A Theory of non-Bayesian Social Learning (with Pooya Molavi and Ali Jadbabaie) Econometrica, forthcoming. Exchange Rates and Monetary Policy Uncertainty (with Philippe Mueller and Andrea Vedolin) Journal of Finance, 72(3): 1213–1252, 2017. Microeconomic Origins of Macroeconomic Tail Risks (with Daron Acemoglu and Asuman Ozdaglar) American Economic Review, 107(1): 54–108, 2017. Networks, Shocks, and Systemic Risk (with Daron Acemoglu and Asuman Ozdaglar) The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Networks, Chapter 21, 569–607, 2016. Edited by Yann Bramoull´e, Andrea Galeotti, and Brian Rogers. 1
Systemic Risk and Stability in Financial Networks (with Daron Acemoglu and Asuman Ozdaglar) American Economic Review, 105(2): 564–608, 2015. The Network Origins of Aggregate Fluctuations (with Daron Acemoglu, Vasco Carvalho, and Asuman Ozdaglar) Econometrica, 80(5): 1977–2016, 2012. Non-Bayesian Social Learning (with Ali Jadbabaie, Pooya Molavi, and Alvaro Sandroni) Games and Economic Behavior, 76(1): 210–225, 2012.
Published Discussions and Comments Discussion of “Centrality-Based Capital Allocations” (by Adrian Alter, Ben Craig, and Peter Raupach) International Journal of Central Banking, 11(3): 379–384, 2015.
Working Papers Supply Chain Disruptions: Evidence from the Great East Japan Earthquake (with Vasco Carvalho, Makoto Nirei, and Yukiko Saito) Revise & Resubmit, Quarterly Journal of Economics Collateral Shortage and Intermediation Networks (with Marco Di Maggio) Revise & Resubmit, Review of Financial Studies Inefficient Diversification and Systemic Bank Runs (with Kostas Bimpikis) Revise & Resubmit, Review of Finance Systemic Risk in Endogenous Financial Networks (with Daron Acemoglu and Asuman Ozdaglar)
Publications in Other Disciplines Information Sale and Competition (with Kostas Bimpikis and Davide Crapis) Management Science, forthcoming. Multi-Sourcing and Miscoordination in Supply Chain Networks (with Kostas Bimpikis and Douglas Fearing) Operations Research, forthcoming. Coordination with Local Information (with Munther Dahleh, John Tsitsiklis, and Spyros Zoumpoulis) Operations Research, 64(3): 622–637, 2016. Distributed Coverage Verification in Sensor Networks without Location Information (with Ali Jadbabaie) IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 55(8): 1837–1849, 2010.
Consensus Over Ergodic Stationary Graph Processes (with Ali Jadbabaie) IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 55(1): 225–230, 2010. Consensus Over Random Networks (with Ali Jadbabaie) IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 53(3): 791–795, 2008.
Short Visiting Positions Becker-Friedman Institute, University of Chicago Department of Economics, April 2017 London School of Economics Department of Finance, December 2015 Cowles Foundation, Yale University Macroeconomics Program, Department of Economics, November 2015 Princeton University Department of Economics, November 2014
Teaching Experience Business Analytics for Law (J.D./LL.M.) Northwestern Pritzker School of Law Fall 2017. Business Analytics (MBA) Kellogg School of Management Fall 2017. Macroeconomics of Networks (PhD, cross-listed with undergraduate) Department of Economics, Yale University Fall 2016. Managerial Statistics (MBA) Columbia Business School Fall 2015; Fall 2014; Fall 2013; Fall 2012; Spring 2012. Social and Economic Networks (PhD) Columbia Business School Spring 2016; Spring 2014. Global Immersion: Exploring the Business Environment in Cuba (MBA) Columbia Business School Spring 2014.
Invited Seminars and Conference Presentations 2017: Northwestern Economics; Chicago Booth Macro Workshop; Stanford GSB Economic Theory Seminar;
Kellogg MEDS; Wharton Applied Economics; Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis; Tepper Economics; Boston University Macro Seminar; USC Economics; Workshop on International Production Networks (Erasmus University); Penn Workshop on Network Resilience. 2016: UCLA Economics; UCLA Anderson Finance; Bocconi Decision Sciences; Dartmouth Tuck; Yale SOM; UCL Economics; Duke Fuqua; Yale Institute for Network Science; NBER Summer Institute; Workshop on Information and Social Economics (Caltech); Granularity of Macroeconomic Fluctuations Workshop (Banque de France); Society for Economic Dynamics Annual Meeting (Toulouse); CEPR European Summer Symposium in International Macroeconomics (Bank of Finland); IESE Business School; Universitat Pompeu Fabra; Workshop on Networks in Trade and Macroeconomics (University of Cambridge); Fourth European Meeting on Networks (Aix-Marseille School of Economics); Impact of Uncertainty Shocks on the Global Economy Workshop (UCL); Second Annual Conference on Network Science in Economics (Stanford); Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland; Copenhagen Business School; The Econometric Society North American Winter Meeting (San Francisco); Risk Management & Insurance Department, Georgia State University. 2015: Yale Economics; Edinburgh Economics; NYU Stern; Paul Woolley Center Seminar, LSE; Cornell ORIE Colloquium; Wharton Conference on Liquidity and Financial Crises; Wharton Workshop on Empirical Research in Operations Management; Data, Algorithms, and Problems on Graphs Workshop (Columbia Institute of Data Sciences); Society for Economic Dynamics Annual Meeting (Warsaw); Workshop on Networks and Systemic Risk (University of Pennsylvania); Adam Smith Workshops in Asset Pricing and Corporate Finance (LSE); Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia; Institute for New Economic Thinking; Systemic Risk and Financial Networks Workshop (UCLA); Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto; The Center for Financial and Risk Analytics Seminar, Stanford; Tepper Finance Seminar. 2014: Columbia Economic Theory Seminar; University of Wisconsin–Madison Economic Theory Seminar; Systemic Risk: Models and Mechanisms Workshop (University of Cambridge); Learning in Social Networks Workshop (IESE Business School); Workshop on the Economics and Mathematics of Systemic Risk (University of British Columbia); Oxford-Man Institute of Quantitative Finance, University of Oxford; Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC); Enhancing Prudential Standards in Financial Regulations Conference, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia; PPSRC-CEPR Conference on Financial Stability and Regulation (IESE Business School); Center for Latin American Monetary Studies (CEMLA) Research Seminar; 2013: The Becker-Friedman Institute for Research in Economics, University of Chicago; Center for Financial Innovation and Stability, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta; Economic Networks and Banking Conference (LSE); Federal Reserve Board of Governors; London Business School; Penn State Economics; First European Meeting of Network Economics (Central European University, Budapest). 2012: Chicago Booth; Stanford GSB; Systemic Risk Conference (House of Finance, Goethe University, Frankfurt); Networked & Social Systems Engineering Seminar, University of Pennsylvania. 2011: Columbia Business School; NYU Stern; Wharton; University of California–San Diego; Draper Laboratory, Cambridge, MA. 2010: Duke Fuqua; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. 2009: University of California – Santa Barbara.
Discussions Daron Acemoglu and Pablo Azar, “Endogenous Production Networks,” Workshop on Social and Economic Networks, Becker-Friedman Institute, University of Chicago, September 2017. David Baqaee and Emmanuel Farhi, “The Macroeconomic Impact of Microeconomic Shocks: Beyond Hulten’s Theorem,” LSE Workshop on Networks in Macro & Finance, London School of Economics, June 2017. Ali Ozdagli and Michael Weber, “Monetary Policy Through Production Networks: Evidence from the Stock Market,” NBER Monetary Economics Program Meeting, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, March 2016. Matthew Leister, “Information Acquisition and Response in Peer-Effect Networks,” Third Economic Networks and Finance Conference, London School of Economics, December 2015. Benjamin Golub and Stephen Morris, “Consensus Expectations and Conventions,” Workshop on Information Frictions and Learning, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics Summer School, June 2015. Jean-Edouard Colliard, “Optimal Supervisory Architecture and Financial Integration in a Banking Union,” Conference on Bank Performance, Financial Stability and the Real Economy, Center for Studies in Economics and Finance, Capri, Italy, June 2015. John Birge and Jing Wu, “Supply Chain Network Structure and Firm Returns,” Manufacturing & Service Operations Management SIG Conference, Toronto, ON, June 2015. Saki Bigio and Jennifer La’O, “Financial Frictions in Production Networks,” Institute for New Economic Thinking, New York, NY, April 2015. Vasco Carvalho and Nico Voigtl¨ander, “Input Diffusion and the Evolution of Production Networks,” NBER EFJK Growth Group Meeting, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, February 2015. Adrian Alter, Ben Craig, and Peter Raupach, “Centrality-Based Capital Allocations and Bailout Funds,” Policies for Macroeconomic and Financial Stability, Annual International Journal of Central Banking Research Conference, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, September 2014. Pier-Andr´e Bouchard St-Amant, “Network Rigidities and the Business Cycle,” Institute for New Economic Thinking, New York, NY, April 2014. Matthew Elliott, Benjamin Golub, and Matthew Jackson, “Financial Networks and Contagion,” BeckerFriedman Institute Macro Financial Modeling and Macroeconomic Fragility Conference, Cambridge, MA, October 2013.
Honors and Awards Outstanding Referee Award (2014) Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control. Joseph, D’16, and Rosaline Wolf Award for Best Dissertation (2010) Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania. Best Student Paper Award Finalist (2009) IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Shanghai, China.
Judith Rodin Fellowship (2008–2009) School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania. International Economic Review Fellowship (2007–2008) Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania. Pew Presidential Prize (2008) Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania.
Professional Activities Ad-hoc Referee American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, American Economic Review, Econometrica, Economic Letters, International Economic Review, IMF Economic Review, International Journal of Central Banking, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Finance, Journal of Banking & Finance, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Journal of Law, Economics & Organization, Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, Management Science, Operations Research, Operations Research Letters, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economic Studies, Review of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Theoretical Economics. Co-Organizer LSE Workshop on Networks in Macro & Finance, June 2017. Economic Networks and Finance Conference, London School of Economics, December 2016. Program Committee Member ACM Conference on Economics and Computation EC’16, Maastricht, The Netherlands, July 2016. Workshop on Social and Information Networks, Portland, OR, June 2015. Organizing Committee Member 2013 NSF/NBER/CEME Annual Seminar on Mathematical Economics and General Equilibrium, Columbia Business School and Yeshiva University, October 2013. Professional Memberships: Finance Theory Group, Macro Finance Society, The Econometric Society, American Economic Association, American Finance Association. Committee Member, MSOM Society Student Paper Competition, 2012–2016.
Student Supervision Advisor/Co-advisor Yaarit Even (Columbia Business School, in progress), Gowtham Tangirala (Columbia Business School, in progress), Davide Crapis (Columbia Business School, 2016). Doctoral Dissertation Committee Member Shaowen Luo (Columbia Economics, 2016), Kai Yuan (Columbia Business School, 2017), Chen Chen (Columbia University, 2014), Pooya Molavi (University of Pennsylvania, 2013), Bar Ifrach (Columbia Business School, 2012).