An applied economic theorist with an interest in organizational and personnel economics, Tan’s research overlaps significantly with many business fields such as accounting, finance and management. With forthcoming, one in the RAND Journal of Economics, he enjoys collaborating with diverse faculty to pursue common research interests and break new ground.
Tan earned the Wueller Teaching Award at Columbia University in 2016 and his Ph.D. in 2017. Then he served as an assistant professor at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore for three years.
He teaches the microeconomic core to all incoming graduate students in the Department of Economics at Nebraska Business.