Professor Richard  Steinberg

Professor Richard Steinberg

Chair in Operations Research

Department of Management

+44 (0)20 7106 1207
Room No
MAR 4.13
Key Expertise
Auctions and mechanism design, Internet economics

About me

Professor Steinberg is Chair in Operations Research.  He is also Faculty Group Lead for the Operations Management Group in the Department of Management.  From 2010 to 2013, he served as Head of the Management Science Group. 

Before arriving at LSE, he held faculty positions at the University of Cambridge, Columbia University, and the University of Chicago.  He was also Visiting Associate Professor at Stanford University, and has served as Member of Technical Staff at Bell Laboratories. 

Professor Steinberg has published in Management Science, Operations Research, Games and Economic Behavior, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Information Systems Research, Transportation Science, Journal of Economic Literature, and Journal of Combinatorial Theory Series B.  He served as Associate Editor at Manufacturing & Service Operations Management from 2002 to 2018.

He is the editor (together with Peter Cramton and Yoav Shoham) of the book Combinatorial Auctions published by MIT Press. 

Professor Steinberg has consulted on combinatorial spectrum auctions to the US Federal Communications Commission, the UK National Audit Office, and Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Canada.  He has consulted on environmental auction design to the UK Department of Energy & Climate Change and the Directorate-General for Climate Action of the European Commission.

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Expertise Details

Auctions and mechanism design; Internet economics

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