Do you know who I am? I am a bestselling author of advanced microeconomics textbooks and a former Golden Bear academic official. I now work as the top economist for a private sector company on the West Coast.
Congratulations to Yuan Tao for being the first to correctly identify Hal Varian as the mystery economist. Varian is a microeconomist who specializes in the economics of information. He is the former Dean of the UC-Berkeley's School of Information and now serves as the Chief Economist for Google.