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El Hadi Caoui

El Hadi Caoui

Assistant Professor of Strategic Management, Department of Management, University of Toronto, Mississauga


Ph.D. in Economics, UCLA, 2019
M.A. in Economics, UCLA, 2015
M.A. in Economics, Paris School of Economics, 2014
B.Sc. in Economics and Mathematics, Ecole Polytechnique, 2012

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El Hadi Caoui is an Assistant Professor of Strategic Management in the Department of Management at the University of Toronto, Mississauga, with a cross appointment to the Strategic Management Area at the Rotman School of Management. His research is concerned with applied problems in Industrial Organization, especially those requiring the analysis of data, including questions related to innovation, technology adoption, antitrust policy, and auction/procurement.

Academic Positions

  • 2019 - Present

    Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

Research and Teaching Interests

Industrial Organization, Innovation and Technology Adoption, Antitrust

Honors and Awards

  • 2019

    Young Economists’ Essay Award, European Association for Research in Industrial Economics

  • 2018

    Dissertation Year Fellowship, UCLA Graduate Division

  • 2018

    Board of Visitors Fellowship, UCLA Economics

  • 2017-2018

    Jacqueline and George Mefferd Fellowship, UCLA Economics

  • 2016-2017

    Jack Hirshleifer Endowed Fund recipient for Best Teaching Assistant, UCLA Economics