Rotman Chair in Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare, Professor of Marketing, Chief Data Scientist at the Creative Destruction Lab, Senior Editor at Marketing Science, Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research
As Rotman Chair in Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare and Professor of Marketing at University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, Avi Goldfarb’s research focuses on the opportunities and challenges of the digital economy. Along with Ajay Agrawal and Joshua Gans, Dr. Goldfarb is the author of The Globe and Mail bestselling book Prediction Machines: The Simple Economics of Artificial Intelligence. He has published more than 70 academic articles in a variety of outlets on the topics of marketing, statistics, law, computing, and economics. This work has been discussed in White House reports, Congressional testimony, European Commission documents, The Economist, The Globe and Mail, the National Post, CBC Radio, National Public Radio, Forbes, Fortune, The Atlantic, The New York Times, the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, and elsewhere.
Dr. Goldfarb holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Economics from Northwestern University and a B.A. in Economics from Queen’s University.