Sebastian Wai

Sebastian Wai

Assistant Professor

BEACOM SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Beacom Hall 227

Phone: (605) 658-6564

Email: Sebastian.Wai@usd.edu

Website: http://sites.google.com/site/waisebastian/

Bio:

I am an empirical industrial economist who joined the USD faculty in 2018. My active research concerns patenting in the semiconductor industry.


Teaching Interests:

Microeconomics, industrial organization, game theory, econometrics


Research Interests:

Industrial organization, innovation, intellectual property, agglomeration economies, network economics, platform markets


Education:

  • Ph D, Economics, Purdue University, 2017
  • MS, Economics, Purdue University, 2013
  • BS, Economics, Carnegie Mellon University, 2011

Presentations:

  • Wai, Sebastian. Inventor Mobility, Spillovers, and Trends in the Early Semiconductor Industry. Presented at the Missouri Valley Economics Association Annual Conference, Kansas City, MO. (October 12, 2019)