New Faculty: Suraj Malladi

Suraj Malladi

Assistant Professor, Economics

Academic focus:
Economics of social networks, economic theory 

Current research project: 
Studying how to curtail the spread of misinformation without being able to tell true messages from false ones.

Academic background:

  • Ph.D., Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business, 2021
  • B.S., B.A., Mathematics, economics, University of Chicago, 2014

Last book read:
“Behind the Beautiful Forevers,” by Katherine Boo

In your own time/when not working:
I like to hike, watch movies and cook. I'm looking forward to learning how to ski!

Courses you’re most looking forward to teaching:
A course on social networks and economics, covering recent theoretical and empirical work

What most excites you about Cornell:
Meeting students and colleagues in person and exploring nature.

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