Matthew Gentzkow is a Senior Consultant with Compass Lexecon. Professor Gentzkow studies industrial organization and applied microeconomics with a focus on media and technology, as well as retail and health care industries. He received the 2014 John Bates Clark Medal, given by the American Economic Association (AEA) to the American economist under 40 who has made the most significant contribution to economic thought and knowledge. He has published in the Journal of Political Economy, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, the American Economic Review, Econometrica, and other peer-reviewed journals. He has presented to US regulatory agencies, including the Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, and the Federal Communications Commission, and has appeared frequently in major media including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, and NPR. Professor Gentzkow is a senior fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research and serves as an associate editor of The RAND Journal of Economics. He is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and a member of its Industrial Organization Program steering committee. He has received two Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowships and various National Science Foundation (NSF) grants.
- PhD in Economics, Harvard University
- AM in Economics, Harvard University
- AB in Economics, Harvard University