Fellow, Energy and Environmental Policy
Director of Economics & Data Science, Amazon
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics
Co-Editor, Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists
PhD, University of California, San Diego
Fields of Interest: Environmental Economics, Industrial Organization, Microeconomic Theory, and Applied Microeconomics
Dr. Jacob LaRiviere is a Director of Economics and Data Science at Amazon working to help customers to find the right sellers and creating a robust seller ecosystem.
His main research interests are Industrial Organization, Environmental & Public Economics, and Behavioral Economics. He uses applied theory to inform microeconometric, experimental, and machine learning empirical techniques. LaRiviere graduated from UC San Diego with a PhD in Economics and UC Berkeley with a BA in Economics. Recently he has been doing research on subscriptions, cloud computing and markets and economic decisions characterized by externalities like electricity markets and measuring ecosystem value.
He is an affiliate faculty in the Economics Department at University of Washington and adjunct assistant professor of Economics at University of Tennessee, where he is also a Fellow for Energy and Environmental Policy at the Baker Center for Public Policy. I am a co-editor for the Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. Previously I was at Microsoft in the Office of the Chief Economist.