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Research Interests

Network Theory, Network Design; Microeconomic Theory, Games on Networks and Competition Regulation


George is currently completing a DPhil at Oxford, which he undertook after a period of working in competition economics. His work focuses on competition within large, online platforms, like Amazon and AirBnB. His broader research interests include: network theory particularly with regards to network design; as well microeconomic theory more generally; games on networks and competition regulation.

Recent Publications

Cambridge Working Papers in Economics

Charlson, G. In platforms we trust: misinformation on social networks in the presence of social mistrust, (2022) CWPE2204
Charlson, G. Third-Degree Price Discrimination in the Age of Big Data, (2021) CWPE2159
Charlson, G. Rating the Competition: Seller Ratings and Intra-Platform Competition, (2021) CWPE2106
Charlson, G. Searching for Results: Optimal Platform Design in a Network Setting, (2020) CWPE20118

Research Activities

Young Academics Networks Conference
Cambridge-INET are holding a three day conference that showcases young academics working in networks. The event will take place from Tuesday 1st - Thursday 3rd June 2021 and will be held online. See the event page for more details.
Event Date - Tuesday 1st June 2021 - Thursday 3rd June 2021

George Charlson

Janeway Institute Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Janeway Institute Research Theme:
Networks, Crowds and Markets

Contact Details
Room: 88
College: Christ's College