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  Bitcoin: The Past, Present and Future, Bloomberg, April 26, 2018

Is it possible to be too data driven?, Bangkok Post, February 21, 2018

Can Amazon Go help the unbanked go digital?, Engadget, January 31, 2018

Susan Athey: Applying Machine Learning to the Economy, January 29, 2018

Here’s what people get wrong when debating automation: Stanford professor, Yahoo News, November 25, 2017

We say we want data privacy—then researchers put free pizza in front of us, Quartz, October 11, 2017

Pizza over privacy?, Stanford News, August 3, 2017

Machine Learning for Policy Analysis, The Wonk Podcast, June 2017

Angry Over Zillow’s Home Prices? You Can Win a Prize by Improving Them, The New York Times, May 24, 2017

  Interview with Susan Athey - Jean-Jacques Laffont Prize 2016, Toulouse School of Economics, February 2017

Beyond prediction: Using big data for policy problems, Science, February 3, 2017

Featured Economist , STEM Gems Book,  2016

Susan Athey on Machine Learning, Big Data, and Causation, Library of Economics and Liberty, September 12, 2016

 Artificial Intelligence: The Economic and Policy Implications, Technology Policy Institute, September 12, 2016

Can business schools prepare students for a 70-year career?, Financial Times, September 8, 2016

Simulating Business Success, ANSYS Dimensions Magazine, Summer 2016

 Designing Online Marketplaces, Programmatic I/O San Francisco, AdExchanger, April 14, 2016

How Academia Is Shaping Ad Tech And Platform Business Models, AdExchanger, April 6, 2016

Why do Technology Companies Hire Economists, Forbes, January 27, 2016

What Will The Impact of Machine Learning Be On Economists?, Forbes, January 27, 2016

 Designing Online Advertising Markets, UC Berkeley Simons Institute, Algorithmic Game Theory and Practice, November 16, 2015

 CMSA Big Data Interview, Harvard University- CMSA, August 26,2015

Bitcoin Blockchain Technology In Financial Services: How The Disruption Will Play Out, Forbes, September 14, 2015

Economists and the Real World, Econ Focus, 1st quarter, 2015

 The Economics of Bitcoin & Virtual Currency, Stanford GSB, June 18, 2015

Why Managers Must Embrace Big Data or Be Left Behind, The Fast Track, June 1, 2015

Nasdaq Signals Confidence in Bitcoin, Not Just the Blockchain, American Banker, May 19, 2015

Stanford Professor Combines Machine Learning and Econometrics, The Harvard Crimson, April 29, 2015

E-Commmerce Ad rates Paying by Time, Not Clicks, Businessweek, April 26, 2015

 Diverse Perspectives Needed To Provide Better Analysis Of Big Data, Becker Friedman Institute, April 10, 2015

Women in Business: Sara Clemens, Cheif Strategy Officer, Pandora, Huffington Post, March 31, 2015

Who Will Benefit From Digital Currency? Bitcoin Experiment Gives A Glimpse,, November 26, 2014

Could Digital Currency Make Our Money More Secure?,, November 25, 2014

Susan Athey On How Digital Currency Could Transform Our Lives,, November 24, 2014

Ripple Labs welcomes Susan Athey to its Board of Directors, Ripple Laps, April 8, 2014

Software Piracy: Evidence from Windows 7, Technology Academics Policy, April 3, 2014

If People Use it, Bitcoin Has Intrinsic Value, CoinDesk, April 1, 2014

Why Everybody Who Doesn't Hate Bitcoin Loves it: A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast, Freakonomics, March 27, 2014

Adios, 3-to-5 day money transfers, CNN Money, March 21, 2014

NYDFS Public Hearing Regarding Virtual Currencies, Department of Financial Services, January 28-29. 2014

What 2013 Taught Economists About Infant Mortality and Austerity, Bloomberg, December 31, 2013

Big data can blind us to the long term, Financial Times, December 9, 2013 (Subscription required)

The bitcoin crash of 2013: Don't you feel silly now?, LA Times, December 7, 2013

Bit By Bit by Bitcoin, OnPoint Radio with Tom Ashbrook, Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Susan Athey: Breaking the Stereotype, Imagine Magazine, Nov/Dec 2013

Susan Athey: How Big Data Changes Business Management, Stanford GSB News, September 20, 2013

Econometricians looked at the news business, and it isn't pretty, Washington Post, September 17, 2013

GSB Economist uses big data to shake up the Internet, Stanford Daily, August 23, 2013

The Profession: Where are the Women, Econ Focus, August 15, 2013

Stanford Economist Musters Big Data to Shape Web Future, Bloomberg, June 26, 2013

Data scientists in big demand as numbers pile up,, June 11, 2013

Interview with Susan Athey,, March 6, 2013

President Obama Announces More Key Administrative Posts,, April 21, 2011

Tech firms add economists to arsenal,, November 22, 2010

Using smarts to bring businesses on top in web searches, Marketplace Tech, October 7, 2010

FTC workshop explores future of journalism, regulation of aggregation,, December 2, 2009

Is Qi Lu Microsoft's search engine savior?, Bloomberg Businessweek, May 28, 2009

Seven notables to get honorary Duke degrees, The Chronicle, Duke University, January 22, 2009

SAT Exam, Taken at Age 13, Can Predict Career Path of Gifted, Bloomberg, September 7, 2007

Back to Basics: Harvard's Susan Athey Wins the John Bates Clark Medal, The Economist, April 26, 2007

Athey helps determine how uncertainty affects decision-making, Bloomberg, April 25, 2007

Harvard professor wins economics prize, Financial Times, April 23, 2007

Economist who aided Canada wins top honour, The Globe and Mail, April 23, 2007. (correction: the last quote of this article should have read "we're some" rather than "I'm one.")

Economist Breaks New Ground As First Female Winner of Top Prize, Wall Street Journal, April 21, 2007

Young Prof Snags Top Ec Medal, The Crimson, April 23, 2007 (correction: Athey is 36, not 37)

Clark Medal to Susan Athey, Economic Principals, April 22, 2007

Clark Medal announcement from the AEA, 2007

Building A Better Auction, Harvard Gazette, November 9, 2006

Stanford's Athey Named FAS Professor of Economics, Harvard Gazette, February 9, 2006

A Woman in a Man's Discipline, The Chronicle of Higher Ed, December 2004

2000 Elaine Bennett Award Winner Susan Athey, MIT--As interviewed by Rachel Croson regarding her work, her mentors, and her goals, CSWEP Newsletter, Spring/Summer 2001

The Interview: Susan Athey,The Boston Globe, August 2, 1998

Diversity Adds up to Profits in Economists' Math Equations,Dallas Morning News, October 1996

A League of Her Own,Palo Alto Weekly, July 1995

The Top Draft Pick in Economics; A Professor-to-Be Coveted by Two Dozen Universities, New York Times, April 1995 Text Inset:

What Would the Old Boys Say? New York Times, April 1995


Selected Blog Mention (this one explains Athey's research in layman's terms).