David S. Evans has taught antitrust law and economics at the Law School since 2006, where he is a Lecturer, and the University College London Faculty of Laws since 2004, where he is Executive Director of the Jevons Institute for Competition Law and Economics and Visiting Professor He also taught at Fordham University from 1985 to 1995, where he was a Professor. He has BA, MA, and PhD degrees, all in economics, from the University of Chicago.
He has written extensively on industrial organization including more than 150 articles and 8 books. His 2006 book, Invisible Engines, co-authored with Andrei Hagiu and Richard Schmalensee, was the Winner of the Business, Management & Accounting category in the 2006 Professional/Scholarly Publishing Annual Awards Competition presented by the Association of American Publishers, Inc. Many of his publications concern antitrust law and economics.
Evans was one of the early contributors to the economics of multi-sided platforms. His work on that topic includes Catalyst Code published by Harvard Business School Press in 2007. His recent published work in multi-sided platforms involves platform governance, online attention markets, ignition strategies, and vertical restraints. He has served as an expert economist in a number of high profile antitrust and regulatory matters in the United States, European Union, and China.
Evans is the Chairman of Global Economics Group, where he provides expert help on litigation and regulation matters, and Founder of Market Platform Dynamics, where he provides business and strategic advice.