David S. Evans

David S. Evans is an economist, business adviser, and entrepreneur. He has consulted for many of the largest multisided platform businesses in the world, including several of the largest firms by market cap, and has served as an adviser to a number of start-up matchmakers. He is the author, coauthor, or editor of more than ten books and has written more than two hundred scholarly articles, including several of the most highly cited articles on the economics of multisided platforms. David co-authored Matchmakers: The New Economics of Multisided Platforms, with Richard Schmalensee. Published by Harvard Business Review Press in 2016, it won the Gold Medal, Economics, for the 2017 Axiom Best Business Book Awards.. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago, from which he earned a BA, an MA, and a PhD, all in economics.