Paulo Somaini is an Associate Professor of Economics at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Professor Somaini’s research lies in the intersection of industrial organization and market design. His research uses data and economic theory to identify policy changes to achieve more efficient and equitable outcomes in settings as diverse as highway procurement, school choice, and kidney allocation. Somaini’s work has been funded by the NSF and NIH and published in Econometrica and the Journal of Political Economy.
Somaini received his Ph.D. from Stanford University, where he was awarded the Martin Lee Johnson Stanford Graduate Fellowship in recognition of his outstanding graduate work in the field. Before joining Stanford GSB, Somaini was Assistant Professor at MIT and a Visiting Scholar at Yale. In addition, he is a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research.