Avinash (Avi) Collis

I am an Assistant Professor at the Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University. I hold a Ph.D. from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. I do research on the Economics of Digitization and teach courses related to Technology Strategy and Experimentation. 

My research has been covered in major media outlets and policy reports worldwide, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, the Economist, CNN, BBC, Financial Times, Bloomberg, and NPR, and reports by the US White House, Federal Reserve, Senate, and UK treasury. I have also been invited to present my research at the OECD, European Commission, IMF, and the Bureau of Economic Analysis. I am part of the Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee (FESAC), which advises the Directors of the Department of Commerce's statistical agencies, the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau, and the Commissioner of the Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics.


Email: avinash.collis@gmail.com

Social: Twitter, Linkedin

Office: HbH 2226, Hamburg Hall, 4800 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Job Opening: I am looking for a postdoc (up to 2 years) focusing on the economics of digitization based at Heinz College at CMU. If you are interested in working with me, please do reach out.