Tom is part of a new cohort of Economists at eBay Research Labs that brings research focus to eBay’s market design, experimentation, and econometric analysis.
His research experience spans a range of empirical topics in industrial organization including: price discrimination, joint optimal pricing strategies, marketing, transportation and energy economics. He has worked on questions in energy markets, real estate, the retail clothing industry, retail grocery outlets, and airlines. Since joining eBay Labs in July 2012, he has worked on large scale field experiments in marketing, seller information tools, and customer engagement systems.Prior to his research career, he worked as a litigation consultant where he computed economic damages and aided in corporate fraud investigations. And in his early school days, he worked in information technology, database management and network development.
Tom has a PhD and MA in Economics from the University of California, Davis and a BA in Mathematics and Economics from the University of California, San Diego.