Mallesh M Pai is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at Rice University. He is also the Director of the Managerial Studies major offered by the School of Social Sciences.

His research interests include mechanism design/ auction theory, the economics of privacy, social networks/ social learning and statistical decision theory.

Prior to joining Rice, Mallesh was a Janice and Julian Bers Assistant Professor of the Social Sciences at the Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania. He has a PhD in Managerial Economics and Strategy from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, and a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

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