C. Matthew Leister

I'm a Senior Data Scientist for LinkedIn. I'm also an Adjunct Senior Research Fellow with the Economics Department at Monash University. I finished my Ph.D. in economics at the University of California, Berkeley.


My research fields are Microeconomic Theory, Finance, Industrial Organization, Social and Economic Networks, and Experimental Economics. My interests span information in markets, word-of-mouth communication, trade and intermediation, auctions, bargaining, and charitable giving.