Michael Grubb

Associate Professor of Economics, Boston College

Michael D. Grubb is an Associate Professor of Economics at Boston College. Grubb is an expert in the field of behavioral industrial organisation whose recent research has focused on overconfidence, bill-shock regulation, and consumer inattention.His recent publications include, Consumer Inattention and Bill-Shock Regulation (Review of Economic Studies, 2015), Cellular Service Demand: Biased Beliefs, Learning, and Bill Shock (American Economic Review, 2015), and Overconfident Consumers in the Marketplace (Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2015). His additional research interests include applied microeconomic theory, industrial organisation, online advertising, and market design.

Grubb is currently an Associate Editor of the Journal of Industrial Economics, and is on the advisory board of the Rubicon Project, a company that automates the buying and selling of online advertising. Before arriving at Boston College, Grubb was an Assistant Professor of Applied Economics at MIT Sloan School of Management from 2007 to 2013, a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University from 2009 to 2010, and a Consulting Researcher at Microsoft Research from 2009 to 2012. He holds degrees from the University of Pennsylvania (B.S. in Engineering & B.S. in Economics), University of Oxford (M.Phil. in Economics), and Stanford University (Ph.D. in Business Administration).

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