Short Bio

Apostolos Filippas is a Ph.D. Candidate in Information Systems in the Information, Operations, and Management Sciences Department at the NYU Stern School of Business.

Apostolos’ research programme concerns the economics of online platforms, with a focus on sharing economy marketplaces. In his work, he has studied topics including the public policy implications of online platforms, the limits of reputation mechanisms, the management of organizational change, and macro-level platform phenomena caused by boundedly rational individual behavior. He strongly believes in multidisciplinary approaches, drawing on concepts and tools from theoretical and behavioral economics, econometrics, experimental design, and machine learning. He is co-advised by Arun Sundararajan, John Horton, and Srikanth Jagabathula.

Apostolos obtained his diploma degree in Computer Science from the University of Patras (summa cum laude), with concentration in theoretical computer science. His work has been recognized with the ICIS 2016 best paper award in the Crowdsourcing, Crowdfunding, Blockchain, and Sharing Economy. He currently serves as the editorial assistant of the Big Data journal.


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