Liran Einav is an Associate Professor of Economics at Stanford University and a Research Associate in the National Bureau of Economic Research. Einav’s areas of specialization are industrial organization and applied microeconomics. An important strand of his work is focused on insurance markets, including the development of empirical models of insurance demand and pricing, and empirical analyses of the implications of adverse selection and moral hazard. Einav has also studied consumer behavior and the pricing of subprime auto loans, competition in the motion picture industry, strategic commitment, and more recently online markets. Einav is a co-editor of the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics and serves on the editorial board of several other journals. He received his undergraduate degree in computer science and economics from Tel Aviv University (Israel) in 1997, and his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University in 2002.