Szymon Sacher


Columbia Economics

420 W 123rd Street

NYC, NY 10027

About me

I obtained my PhD in Economics from Columbia University in May 2023. In the July I will join Golub Capital Social Impact Lab at Stanford GSB as a Postdoctoral Scholar.

Previously I studied at the University of Edinburgh and was a Visiting Researcher at Imperial College.

My research interests include Industrial Organization, Public Economics, Bayesian Statistics and Natural Language Processing.

My Erdos number is 6 and my Carlsen number is 3.





Working Papers

  1. Estimating Nursing Home Quality with Selection
    Olenski, Andrew, and Sacher, Szymon
    Available at SSRN 2022 Revise and Resubmit at Review of Economics and Statistics
  2. Hamiltonian Monte Carlo for Regression with High-Dimensional Categorical Data
    Sacher, Szymon, Battaglia, Laura, and Hansen, Stephen
    arXiv preprint arXiv:2107.08112 2021


  1. Frontiers: The Persuasive Effect of Fox News: Noncompliance with Social Distancing During the COVID-19 Pandemic
    Marketing Science 2022