Abraham Song is a PhD candidate at the Schar School of Government and Policy, George Mason University.

Abraham’s broad research interests are at the intersection of policy and entrepreneurship. His research examines the implications of entrepreneurship for economic development. He draws on large-scale data to study policy issues revolving around state business incentives and digital platforms. In one stream of research, he conducts a program evaluation of state business incentives across business cycles, firm size distribution, and geographies. In another stream of research, he studies the emergence of digital platforms and its implications for entrepreneurship and policy.

His dissertation was awarded the Provost’s Office Dissertation Fellowship, Wilkes Fellowship (D.C. Policy Center), and the Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. Doctoral Fellowship (Economic Club of Washington D.C.).

He holds a B.S. in business administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a M.A. in political science from the Middle East Technical University.