Andy Wu

Andy Wu is a Ph.D. student in Applied Economics at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he researches topics in industrial organization and management, with a focus on entrepreneurship and technological innovation. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a Burchard Scholar with an S.B. in Economics and in Mathematics, where he served as President of the Everett Moore Baker House and the Undergraduate Economics Association.

Previously, Andy worked on business development at MassChallenge Inc, the world’s largest global startup competition. He advised on M&A transactions in life sciences, retail, and defense industries, as well as general restructuring practice at the Peter J. Solomon Company. He also worked closely with Professor Jonathan Gruber, where he researched personal income liquidity and the Cadillac tax; he also wrote for “Public Finance and Public Policy, 3rd Edition”, the leading public finance textbook in the U.S.