Academic Profile

Tan Teck Yong obtained his Ph.D. in economics at Columbia University in 2017. He did his undergraduate studies at the National University of Singapore and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in applied mathematics and a Bachelor of Social Science in economics with 1st Class Honors. His research interest is in applied microeconomic theory with a focus on industrial organization, personnel and organizational economics, and information economics. He has taught courses in microeconomic theory, game theory, organizational economics and labor economics at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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Asst Prof Tan Teck Yong (No longer with NTU)
Assistant Professor, School of Social Sciences

Applied Microeconomic Theory; Industrial Organization; Organizational Economics;
Information Economics.
  • The Effects Of Information Flow On Organizational Design, Contractual Arrangement, Innovation Incentives, Conflicts AndEfficiency
  • Anh Nguyen, Teck Yong Tan. (2019). Information Control in the Hold-up Problem. Rand Journal of Economics, Forthcoming.

  • Teck Yong Tan. (2019). Knowledge as Property Rights under the Ratchet Effect of Innovation. Journal of the European Economic Association, Forthcoming.

  • W. Bentley MacLeod; Teck Yong Tan. (2016). Optimal Contracting with Subjective Evaluation: The Effects of Timing, Malfeasance and Guile. NBER Working Paper Series, (April 2016).