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Apostolos Filippas

Apostolos Filippas

Assistant Professor
Information, Technology, and Operations
Gabelli School of Business
Joined Fordham: 2019

General Information:
140 W. 62nd Street, Room 306,
New York, NY 10023

Email: afilippas@fordham.edu
Website: www.apostolos-filippas.com

Biography

Apostolos Filippas is an economist working on market design and the economics of technology, primarily in the context of online platforms. He is currently an assistant professor at Fordham's Gabelli School of Business, and a research affiliate at the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE).

His recent research examines topics including the design of reputation and pricing systems in online marketplaces, the economic and public policy implications of the "sharing economy,'' and the design of social media platforms. His work has appeared in academic and popular press venues, including Management Science, the ACM conference on Economics and Computation, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, the Washington Post, the LA Times, the Financial Times, and NPR.

He earned his PhD degree in Business Administration from NYU Stern School of Business, and his undergraduate degree in Computer Science (summa cum laude) from the University of Patras.

Education

  • PhD.: Business Administration, NYU Stern School of Business, 2018
  • Bachelor’s: Computer Science, University of Patras, Greece, 2012

Research Interests

  • Online markets
  • Market design
  • Economics of technology

Publications

  • Filippas, Apostolos, John Horton, and Richard Zeckhauser (2019) “Owning, using and renting: some simple economics of the sharing economy.” Management Science.
  • Filippas, Apostolos and Theodoros Lapas (2017) “Strength in Numbers: Using big data