Associate Professor of Economics 


Olin Business School

Washington University in St. Louis

Simon Hall 254

Olympian Way and Forsyth Blvd

St. Louis, MO 63130 

blarsen [at]


Brad Larsen is an Associate Professor of Economics at the Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis.  His primary research field is industrial organization, focusing on bargaining, occupational licensing, online markets, auctions, and other topics. 

Brad received a PhD in economics from MIT in 2013 and spent a year as a postdoctoral researcher at eBay Research Labs. He was an assistant professor in the Department of Economics at Stanford University from 2014 through 2022. He received a BA in economics and BS in mathematics from Brigham Young University.