Andrey Fradkin is a postdoctoral fellow at the Initiative on the Digital Economy at MIT Sloan and a data scientist at Airbnb.
His research interests include the design of online platforms, the economic effects of digitization, and the economics of labor markets. One stream of current work studies how online marketplaces interact with traditional firms and government regulations. Another stream of work uses field experiments and computational models to study the design of digital reputation systems and matching algorithms. In prior work, he has studied the effects of unemployment insurance on online job search, the behavioral economics of 401(k) contributions, and the role of parental income in young adults’ career decisions.
Andrey received his doctorate in economics from Stanford University in 2014 and a B.S. in economics and mathematics from Duke University in 2008.