Abigail Tay

Assistant Professor of Economics Asia School of Business
International Faculty Fellow at MIT

Area of Expertise:

Applied Microeconomics

Abigail Tay is a Professor of Economics at Asia School of Business, and an International Faculty Fellow at MIT. She is an applied microeconomist, with research interests in industrial organization and health economics. Prof. Tay received her BA (with 1st Class Honours) from University of Cambridge and her PhD in Economics from Stanford University.

Prior to moving to Kuala Lumpur, she was Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics, at Columbia University and a Visiting Fellow in the Department of Economics at Yale University.

  • “Why (no) global competition is a tough choice,” joint with Gerald Willmann The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance vol. 45, May 2005
  • “Assessing Competition in Hospital Care Markets: the Importance of Accounting for Quality Differentiation,” RAND Journal of Economics 34(4), Winter 2003