John Lazarev

Assistant Professor of Economics, NYU Economics


John Lazarev joined New York University in August 2012.  He earned a B.Sc. in Economics from Lomonosov Moscow State University in 2005, an M.A. in Economics from New Economic School in 2006, and a Ph.D. in Economic Analysis and Policy from Stanford University in 2012.

Professor Lazarev is an empirical microeconomist. In his research, he develops game theoretic models and applies them to the empirical study of individual markets. His current projects include “The Welfare Effects of Intertemporal Price Discrimination: An Empirical Analysis of Airline Pricing in U.S. Monopoly Markets”; “Simulating the Dynamic Effects of Horizontal Mergers: U.S. Airlines” (joint with Lanier Benkard and Aaron Bodoh-Creed); and “Getting More from Less: Understanding Airline Pricing”.

Research Interests:

  • Industrial Organization
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Econometrics

Courses Taught:

  • Market Structure and Performance
  • Industrial Organization II
  • Applied Microeconometrics