Guofu Tan

Guofu Tan is a Professor of Economics, University of Southern California. A fellow of the Chinese Economists Society, Professor Tan's economic research of Chinese economy, auction theory, industrial organization, and antitrust economics is widely published. Professor Tan teaches economics of transition and development – the case of China, microeconomic theory, industrial organization, and regulation.

In the areas of auctions, business strategies, antitrust and regulatory policies, Professor Tan has advised a number of clients including the Competition Bureau of Canada, the Anti-Monopoly Bureau in the Ministry of Commerce in China, Bell Canada, Microsoft Corporation, and the World Bank.

Professor Tan serves in various editorial capacities for the International Journal of Industrial Organization (2004- ), the Annals of Economics and Finance (2001- ), China Economic Quarterly (2001- ), and the Review of Industrial Economics (2002- ). He was previously an Associate Editor for the International Economic Review (1999-2001).

Professor Tan's research work has been published in such leading scholarly journals as the American Economic Review, Econometrica, Review of Economic Studies, RAND Journal of Economics, Journal of Economic Theory, Games and Economic Behavior, International Economic Review, and Journal of Development Economics, among others.

Professor Tan has been the recipient of several research grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, the Hong Kong Research Grants Council, and Microsoft Corporation, as well as a Hampton Research Grant (Canada). Professor Tan also held T.D. MacDonald Chair in Industrial Economics at the Competition Bureau in Canada from 2000 to 2001.

Professor Tan holds a PhD in economics from the California Institute of Technology.

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