Katja Seim

University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School of Management (Philadelphia)
Associate Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy

Katja Seim is an Associate Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy at the Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania), specializing in applied microeconomics and industrial organization. Her research focuses on two areas. First, she studies how firms make product introduction and entry decisions, how they assess the competitive implications of different market entry strategies, and how public policies and regulatory interventions shape their choices. A second focus of her research is price discrimination and nonlinear pricing, primarily in the context of communications and information industries. Her research has been published in leading journals such as American Economic Review, American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, Marketing Science, Quantitative Marketing and Economics, and the RAND Journal of Economics. Katja received her PhD in Economics from Yale University and her undergraduate degree in Economics and Mathematics from Franklin & Marshall College. At Wharton, Katja teaches courses in the MBA and undergraduate programs on Managerial Economics, Public Policy design, Regulation and Antitrust. Before joining Wharton, she was on the faculty at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. She spent the 2016-17 academic year as the Chief Economist at the Federal Communications Commission.

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New York University
New York University
US Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
Stanford University
Smith College (Northampton)
West Virginia University (Morgantown)
University of Michigan
Hausfeld (Washington)
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