Szymon Sacher


Stanford GSB

655 Knight Way

Stanford, CA 94305

About me

I am a Postdoctoral Scholar working in Golub Capital Social Impact Lab at Stanford GSB where I work on large scale experiments implemented in partnership with technology companies and non-profit organizations.

I obtained my PhD in Economics from Columbia University in May 2023 under the supervision of Prof. Andrea Prat.

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. Inference for Regression with Variables Generated from Unstructured Data
    Battaglia, Laura, Christensen, TimHansen, Stephen, and Sacher, Szymon
    Available at Arxiv 2024


  1. Estimating Nursing Home Quality with Selection
    Olenski, Andrew, and Sacher, Szymon
    Review of Economics and Statistics Forthcoming
  2. Frontiers: The Persuasive Effect of Fox News: Noncompliance with Social Distancing During the COVID-19 Pandemic
    Marketing Science 2022