Lars Stole studies strategic pricing, contracts and incentives theory, industrial economics, and game theory. Prof. Stole’s research has appeared in the American Economic Review, Econometrica, the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of Political Economy, and Games and Economic Behavior. He has made numerous contributions to the theory of strategic price discrimination and competition with contracts.
Prof. Stole has been awarded several prizes for his research, including an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, a National Science Foundation Presidential Faculty Fellowship, and an Olin Fellowship in Law and Economics from Harvard Law School. In the past, he has lectured at MIT, CERGE-EI (Prague), and CES (Munich), and he has served as editor of the RAND Journal of Economics. He founded the Applied Theory Initiative at Booth and served as co-director from 2009 to 2019.