Portrait of Jacob LaRiviere

Jacob LaRiviere

Senior Principal Researcher


I am an economist at Microsoft in the Office of the Chief Economist led by Michael Schwarz. My main research interests are Industrial Organization, Environmental & Public Economics, and Behavioral Economics. I use applied theory to inform microeconometric, ML and experimental empirical techniques. I graduated from UC San Diego with a PhD in Economics and UC Berkeley with a BA in Economics. I am also an affiliate faculty in the Economics Department and Evans School of Public Policy at University of Washington and adjunct assistant professor of Economics at University of Tennessee, where I am also a Fellow for Energy and Environmental Policy at the Baker Center for Public Policy.