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Office Address:
NYU Abu Dhabi
Social Science Building (A5) – 165
Saadiyat Campus
P.O. Box 129188
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Phone: +971 126285802
Email: john.wooders@nyu.edu

 

EDUCATION
Ph. D. Economics, Cornell University, August 1992.

B. Sc. Economics and Mathematics, University of Toronto, June 1986.

 

EMPLOYMENT

September 2016 Professor, NYU Abu Dhabi
June 2011 Distinguished Research Professor, University of Technology Sydney
August 2004 – June 2011 Professor and Freshwater Group Fellow, University of Arizona
August 1999 – July 2004 Associate Professor, University of Arizona
August 1991 – July 1999 Assistant Professor, University of Arizona

 

VISITING POSITIONS

August 2014 -December 2014 Visiting Professor University of Arizona, Visiting Professor Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.
June 2009 Visiting Professor at Waseda University, Tokyo
January 2007 – May 2007 Visiting Professor of Economics, National Univ. of Singapore.
May 2005 – August 2005 Visiting Professor of Economics, ISER Osaka.
August 2001 – August 2002 Visiting Associate Professor of Economics, HKUST.
May 2000 – August 2000 Visiting Professor of Economics, Univ. Carlos III de Madrid.
January 2000 – March 2000 Visiting Associate in Economics, Caltech
Fall 1994 Visiting Professor of Economics, Univ. Carlos III de Madrid.

 

ACADEMIC HONORS

Fellow of the Econometric Society, 2016
Fellow of the Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory, 2016

PUBLICATIONS [Click to expand]

  1. Reserve Prices in Auctions with Entry when the Seller is Risk Averse, (with Diego Moreno), Economic Letters 154 (2017), pp. 6–9.
  2. Interacting Information Cascades: On the Movement of Conventions Between Groups,” (with James Fisher) Economic Theory, 63 (2017), pp. 211-231.
  3. Dissolving a Partnership Dynamically,” (with Matt Van Essen) Journal of Economic Theory, 166 (2016), pp. 212–241.
  4. Dynamic Markets for Lemons: Performance, Liquidity, and Policy Intervention,” (with Diego Moreno) Theoretical Economics 11 (2016), pp. 601-639.
  5. Blind Stealing: Experience and Expertise in a Mixed-Strategy Poker Experiment,” (with Matt van Essen) Games and Economic Behavior 91 (2015), pp. 186-206.
  6. Behavior in Second-Price Auctions by Highly Experienced eBay Buyers and Sellers,” (with Rod Garratt and Mark Walker) Experimental Economics 15 (2012), pp. 44-57.
  7. Auctions with Heterogeneous Entry Costs,” (with Diego Moreno), RAND Journal of Economics 42 (Summer 2011), pp. 313–336.
  8. An Experimental Study of Auctions with a Buy Price Under Private and Common Values,” (with Quazi Shahriar) Games and Economic Behavior 72 (2011), pp. 558–573.
  9. Equilibrium Play in Matches: Binary Markov Games,” (with Mark Walker and Rabah Amir) Games and Economic Behavior 71 (2011), pp. 487–502.
  10. Does Experience Teach? Professionals and Minimax Play in the Lab,” Econometrica 78 (2010), pp. 1143–1154.
  11. Decentralized Trade Mitigates the Lemons Problem,” (with Diego Moreno), International Economic Review 51 (2010), pp. 383-399.
  12. Efficiency in Second-Price Auctions: A New Look at Old Data,” (with Rodney Garratt), Review of Industrial Organization 37 (2010), pp. 43-50. [Invited]
  13. Auctions with a Buy Price,” (with Stan Reynolds), Economic Theory 38 (2009), 9- 39. [Lead Article]
  14. Mixed Strategy Equilibrium,” (with Mark Walker), The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, Eds. Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume, Palgrave Macmillan (2008).
  15. Reputation in Auctions: Theory, and Evidence from eBay,” (with Dan Houser) Journal of Economics and Management Strategy 15 (2006), 353-369.
  16. Hard and Soft Closes: A Field Experiment on Auction Closing Rules,” (with Dan Houser), in Amnon Rapoport and Rami Zwick, Eds., in Experimental Business Research, Vol. 2: Economic and Managerial Perspectives (2005).
  17. Bidders’ Choice Auctions: Raising Revenues through the Right to Choose,” (with Jacob Goeree and Charles Plott), Journal of the European Economic Association 2 (2004), 504-515.
  18. Noncooperative Versus Cooperative R&D with Endogenous Spillover Rates,” (with Rabah Amir and Igor Evstigneev) Games and Economic Behavior 42 (2003), 183-207.
  19. Prices, Delay, and the Dynamics of Trade,” (with Diego Moreno) Journal of Economic Theory 104 (2002), 304-339.
  20. Minimax Play at Wimbledon,” (with Mark Walker) American Economic Review 91 (2001), 1521-1538.
  21. On The Irrelevance of Risk Attitudes in Repeated Two-Outcome Games,” (with Jason Shachat) Games and Economic Behavior 34 (2001), 342-363.
  22. One-Way Spillovers, Endogenous Innovator/Imitator Roles and Research Joint Ventures,” (with Rabah Amir) Games and Economic Behavior 31 (2000), 1-25.
  23. Effects of One-Way Spillovers on Market Shares, Industry Price, Welfare, and R&D Cooperation,” (with Rabah Amir) Journal of Economics and Management Strategy 8 (Summer 1999), 223-249.
  24. An Experimental Study of Communication and Coordination in Noncooperative Games,” (with Diego Moreno) Games and Economic Behavior 24 (1998), 47-76.
  25. Walrasian Equilibrium In Matching Models,” Mathematical Social Sciences 35 (1998), 245-259.
  26. Cooperation vs. Competition in R&D: The Role of Stability of Equilibrium,” (with Rabah Amir) The Journal of Economics 67 (1998), 63-73.
  27. Matching and Bargaining Models of Markets: Approximating Small Markets by Large Markets,” Economic Theory 11 (1998), 215-224.
  28. Equilibrium in a Market with Intermediation is Walrasian,” The Review of Economic Design 3 (1997), 75-89.
  29. Coalition-Proof Equilibrium,” (with Diego Moreno) Games and Economic Behavior 17 (1996), 80-112.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS [Click to expand]

  1. Book Review “Analyzing Wimbledon: The Power of Statistics,” Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. LII (September 2014), 867-869.

WORKING PAPERS [Click to expand]

  1. “Nash at Wimbledon: Evidence from Half a Million Serves,” (with Romain Gauriot and Lionel Page) SSRN Working Paper 2850919.
  2. “Dissolving a Partnership Securely,” (with Matt van Essen) SSRN Working Paper 2942611.

EDITORIAL BOARDS [Click to expand]

Associate Editor, Economics Letters, 2012 – present.
Associate Editor, Journal of Public Economic Theory, 2011 – present.
Associate Editor, International Game Theory Review, 2013 – present.
Associate Editor, Journal of Dynamics and Games (AIMS), 2013 – present.
Associate Editor, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 2013 – 2015.
Associate Editor, Economics Bulletin, 2000 – 2006.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE [Click to expand]

Executive Committee: Economic Science Association, 2009 – 2012.

REFEREEING FOR [Click to expand]

Journals:

  • The American Economic Review, The Bulletin of Economic Research, Economics
    Bulletin, Econometrica, Economic Inquiry, Economic Theory, Games and Economic
    Behavior, International Economic Review, International Journal of Game Theory,
    International Journal of Industrial Organization, Journal of Banking and Finance,
    Journal of Behavioral Finance, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization,
    Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Economics, Journal of Economics and
    Management Strategy, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Public Economic
    Theory, Journal of Risk and Insurance, Journal of Sports Economics, Management
    Science, Nature, Quarterly Journal of Economics, The RAND Journal of Economics,
    The Review of Economic Design, Review of Economic Studies, Review of Financial
    Economics, Review of Industrial Organization, Scandinavian Journal of Economics,
    Southern Economic Journal.

Science Foundations:

  • Israel Science Foundation
  • National Science Foundation
  • Research Grants Council of Hong Kong
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

RESEARCH CENTER MEMBERSHIP [Click to expand]

Director (founding) of the UTS Behavioural Lab.
Deputy Director Centre for Policy and Market Design
ENCORE Fellow U. of Amsterdam, 2003-present.

CONFERENCES ORGANIZED [Click to expand]

2016 Advances in Mechanism Design, December 2016, Abu Dhabi. (Co-organized with Olivier Bochet)

2015 World meetings of the Economic Science Association, July 2015, Sydney. (Co-organized with Jacob Goeree, Luke Lindsay, Philippos Louis, Xavier del Pozo, Catriona Reid, and Jingjing Zhang)

2013 North American meetings of the Economic Science Association, October 2013, Santa Cruz. (Co-organized with Daniel Friedman, John Ifcher, Linda Kamas, and Charles Sprenger)

2012 North American meetings of the Economic Science Association, November 2012, Tucson. (Co-organized with Daniel Friedman)

2011 North American meetings of the Economic Science Association, November 2011, Tucson. (Co-organized with Daniel Friedman)

2010 North American meetings of the Economic Science Association, November 2010, Tucson. (Co-organized with Jacob Goeree.)

2009 North American meetings of the Economic Science Association, November 2009, Tucson. (Co-organized with Jacob Goeree.)

Miniworkshop on Skill in Games, October 10, 2008, Tucson (co-organized with Martin Dufwenberg).

Conference in Honor of Vernon Smith on Exchange Mechanisms and Auctions, December 7-8, 2007, Tucson.

SESSIONS ORGANIZED [Click to expand]

SAET Session on Topics in Auctions, Contests, and Markets (with Diego Moreno), Cambridge, July 2015.

SAET Session on Topics in Auctions, Contests and Voting (with Diego Moreno), Paris, July 2013.

SAET Session on Markets with Adverse Selection (with Diego Moreno), Paris, July 2013.

ASSA session on Expertise, Strategic Sophistication, and Strategic Behavior, Denver, January 8, 2011.

PROGRAM COMMITTEES [Click to expand]

International Workshop on Game Theory and Economic Applications of Game Theory to celebrate the 70th birthday of Marilda Sotomayor, Sao Paulo, July 25-31, 2014.

SAET 2013, Paris, July 22-27

ESAM 2013, Sydney, July 9-12

APET 2013, Lisbon, July 5-7

Second Brazilian Workshop of the Game Theory Society, São Paulo, July 29-Aug. 4, 2010.

Behavioral and Quantiative Game Theory Conference, Newport Beach, May 14-16, 2010.

PET 10, Istanbul, June 25-27, 2010.

First Brazilian Meetings of the Game Theory Society, São Paulo, July 2002. Organized the invited paper session on “Testing Game Theory”.

FIELDS OF INTEREST: [Click to expand]

Microeconomic Theory
Game Theory
Behavioral and Experimental Economics
Industrial Organization

PLENARY AND KEYNOTE LECTURES [Click to expand]

“Experience and Expertise in Mixed-Strategy Games,” Economic Science Association World Meetings, Zurich, July 2013.

“Experience and Expertise in Mixed-Strategy Games,” Econometric Society Australasian Meeting 2013, Sydney, Semi-plenary, July 2013.

“Dynamic Markets for Lemons: Performance, Liquidity, and Policy Intervention,” ESEI Market Design Conference at CERGE-EI, Prague, October 2012.

“Do Humans Need Regulating? Insights from Experimental Economics and Game Theory,” Paul Woolley Center for Capital Market Disfunctionality, Keynote Lecture, Sydney, October 2012.

“Experience and Expertise in Mixed-Strategy Play,” 5th ANZ Workshop on Experimental Economics, Sydney, Keynote Lecture, November 2010.

“Professionals and Students: Mixed-Strategy Play in the Lab and in the Field,” GAMES 2008, Chicago, Semi-plenary, July 2008.

INVITED LECTURES SINCE 2007 [Click to expand]

“Nash at Wimbledon: Evidence from Half a Million Serves,” University of Iowa, February 2017.

“Nash at Wimbledon: Evidence from Half a Million Serves,” Vanderbilt University, November 2016.

“Nash at Wimbledon: Evidence from Half a Million Serves,” Washington University, November 2016.

“Nash at Wimbledon: Evidence from Half a Million Serves,” Cornell University, October 2016.

“Nash at Wimbledon: Evidence from Half a Million Serves,” George Masson University, October 2016.

“Dissolving a Partnership Dynamically,” Deakin University, Melbourne, April 2016.

“Dissolving a Partnership Dynamically,” University of Washington, Seattle, January 2016.

“Dissolving a Partnership Dynamically,” UNSW, November 2015.

“Dissolving a Partnership Dynamically,” University of Melbourne, November 2015.

“Dissolving a Partnership Dynamically,” NYU Abu Dhabi, October 2015.

“Dissolving a Partnership Dynamically,” Australian National University, August 2015.

“Equilibrium and Maximin Perfection in a Dynamic Fair Division Auction,” National University of Singapore, April 2015.

“Dynamic Markets for Lemons: Performance, Liquidity, and Policy Intervention,” Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, November 2014.

“Dynamic Markets for Lemons: Performance, Liquidity, and Policy Intervention,” Vanderbilt University, September 2014.

“Dynamic Markets for Lemons: Performance, Liquidity, and Policy Intervention,” Ohio State University, Columbus, September 2014.

“Blind Stealing: Experience and Expertise in a Mixed-Strategy Poker Experiment,” Queensland University of Technology, March 2014.

“Dynamic Markets for Lemons: Performance, Liquidity, and Policy Intervention,” Univ. of Iowa, September 2013.

“Dynamic Markets for Lemons: Performance, Liquidity, and Policy Intervention,” Univ. of Melbourne, May 2013.

“Dynamic Markets for Lemons: Performance, Liquidity, and Policy Intervention,” National University of Singapore, March 2013.

“Blind Stealing: Experience and Expertise in a Mixed-Strategy Poker Experiment,” STIET Research Seminar Series, University of Michigan, November 2012.

“Dynamic Markets for Lemons: Performance, Liquidity, and Policy Intervention,” Univ. of Arizona, November 2012.

“Blind Stealing: Experience and Expertise in a Mixed-Strategy Poker Experiment,” University of Zurich, October 2012.

“Blind Stealing: Experience and Expertise in a Mixed-Strategy Poker Experiment,” University of Alberta, September 2012.

“Dynamic Markets for Lemons: Performance, Liquidity, and Policy Intervention,” Univ. of British Columbia, September 2012.

“Blind Stealing: Experience and Expertise in a Mixed-Strategy Poker Experiment,” Monash University, August 2012.

“Dynamic Markets for Lemons: Performance, Liquidity, and Policy Intervention,” ANU, August 2012.

“Equilibrium Dynamics in Markets for Lemons,” Univ. of Queensland, May 2012.

“Blind Stealing: Experience and Expertise in a Mixed-Strategy Poker Experiment,” Univ. of Southern Australia, May 2012.

“Blind Stealing: Experience and Expertise in a Mixed-Strategy Poker Experiment,” Univ. of Sydney, April 2012.

“Blind Stealing: Experience and Expertise in a Mixed-Strategy Poker Experiment,” Xiamen (China), March 2012.

“Blind Stealing: Experience and Expertise in a Mixed-Strategy Poker Experiment,” University of Alabama, March 2012.

“Blind Stealing: Experience and Expertise in a Mixed-Strategy Poker Experiment,” HKUST, November 2011.

“Blind Stealing: Experience and Expertise in a Mixed-Strategy Poker Experiment,” University of Arizona, November 2011.

“Blind Stealing: Experience and Expertise in a Mixed-Strategy Poker Experiment,” UNSW, November 2011.

“Auctions with Heterogeneous Entry Costs,” University of Technology Sydney, February 2011. “Auctions with Heterogeneous Entry Costs,” University of Southampton, January 2011.

“An Experimental Study of Auctions with a Buy Price Under Private and Common Values,” University of Melbourne, November 2010.

“Auctions with Heterogeneous Entry Costs,” Australian School of Business, November 2010.

“An Experimental Study of Auctions with a Buy Price Under Private and Common Values,” George Mason University, April 2010.

“An Experimental Study of Auctions with a Buy Price Under Private and Common Values,” University of Maryland, April 2010.

“Does Experience Teach? Professionals and Minimax Play in the Lab,” Waseda University, June 2009.

“Auctions with Heterogeneous Entry Costs,” Waseda University, June 2009.

“Does Experience Teach? Professionals and Minimax Play in the Lab,” NYU, February 2009.

“Auctions with a Buy Price,” University of the Basque Country, January 2009.

“Does Experience Teach? Professionals and Minimax Play in the Lab,” Georgia State University, January 2009.

“Does Experience Teach? Professionals and Minimax Play in the Lab,” University of Toronto, November 2008.

“Auctions with Heterogeneous Entry Costs,” USC, September 2008.

“An Experimental Study of Auctions with a Buy Price Under Private and Common Values,” Vanderbilt, March 2008.

“An Experimental Study of Auctions with a Buy Price Under Private and Common Values,” Singapore Management University, January 2008.

“An Experimental Study of Auctions with a Buy Price Under Private and Common Values,” Ohio State, Columbus, October 2007.

“An Experimental Study of Auctions with a Buy Price Under Private and Common Values,” ITAM, Mexico City, October 2007.

“An Experimental Study of Auctions with a Buy Price Under Private and Common Values,” CIDE, Mexico City, October 2007.

“An Experimental Study of Auctions with a Buy Price Under Private and Common Values,” Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, June 2007.

“An Experimental Study of Auctions with a Buy Price Under Private and Common Values,” Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, May 2007.

“An Experimental Study of Auctions with a Buy Price Under Private and Common Values,” National University of Singapore, May 2007.

“Economic Issues in Internet Auctions,” University of New South Wales, May 2007. “Auctions with a Buy Price,” University of New South Wales, May 2007.

“Auctions with a Buy Price,” National University of Singapore, March 2007.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS SINCE 2007 [Click to expand]

“Dissolving a Partnership Dynamically,” SAET 2015, Cambridge, August 2015.

“Dissolving a Partnership Dynamically,” Public Economic Theory Conference, Luxembourg, August 2015.

“Wimbledon Revisited,” 2015 meetings of the Economic Science Association, Sydney, July 2015.

“Dynamic Markets for Lemons: Performance, Liquidity, and Policy Intervention,” Chicago Fed Money, Banking, Payments and Finance Workshop, Chicago, August 2014.

“Dynamic Markets for Lemons: Performance, Liquidity, and Policy Intervention,” Stanford SITE Session 3: Dynamic, Games, Contracts, and Markets, Palo Alto, July 2014.

“Dynamic Markets for Lemons: Performance, Liquidity, and Policy Intervention,” EWGET: European Workshop on General Equilibrium Theory, Paris, June 2014.

“Dynamic Markets for Lemons: Performance, Liquidity, and Policy Intervention,” NICTA’s 2nd Game Theory meets Optimisation Workshop,” UNSW, Sydney, April 2014.

“Blind Stealing: Experience and Expertise in a Mixed-Strategy Poker Experiment,” North American Meetings of the ESA, Santa Cruz, October 2013.

“Dynamic Markets for Lemons: Performance, Liquidity, and Policy Intervention,” SAET 2013, Paris, July 2013.

“Dynamic Markets for Lemons: Performance, Liquidity, and Policy Intervention,” Summer Workshop in Economic Theory, Paris, July 2013.

“Dynamic Markets for Lemons: Performance, Liquidity, and Policy Intervention,” 31st Australasian Economic Theory Workshop, Brisbane, February 2013.

“Blind Stealing: Experience and Expertise in a Mixed-Strategy Poker Experiment,” The Econometric Society Australasian Meetings (ESAM), Melbourne 2012.

“Dynamic Markets for Lemons: Performance, Liquidity, and Policy Intervention,” Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), Brisbane, June 2012.

“Equilibrium Dynamics in Markets for Lemons,” UNSW Workshop on Auctions and market Design, Sydney, March, 2012.

“Equilibrium Dynamics in Markets for Lemons,” Southwest Economic Theory Conference, San Diego, February, 2012.

“Blind Stealing: Experience and Expertise in a Mixed-Strategy Poker Experiment,” ASSA session on Expertise, Strategic Sophistication, and Strategic Behavior, Denver, January 8, 2011.

“An Experimental Study of Auctions with a Buy Price Under Private and Common Values,” 2nd Brazilian Workshop of the Game Theory Society, Sao Paulo, July 29 – Aug. 4, 2010.

“An Experimental Study of Auctions with a Buy Price Under Private and Common Values,” PET 10 Conference, Istanbul, June 25-27, 2010.

“Auctions with Heterogeneous Entry Costs,” Sorbonne Workshop in Economic Theory, Paris, June 14-15, 2010.

“An Experimental Study of Auctions with a Buy Price Under Private and Common Values,” BQGT Conference, Newport Beach, May 14-16, 2010.

“Does Experience Teach? Professionals and Minimax Play in the Lab,” Stony Brook Behavioral Game Theory Conference, Stony Brook, July 2009.

“Does Experience Teach? Professionals and Minimax Play in the Lab,” Southwest Economic Theory Conference, Caltech, March 2009.

“Auctions with Heterogeneous Entry Costs,” Midwest Theory and Trade Conference, October 2008.

“Does Experience Teach? Professionals and Minimax Play in the Lab,” Madrid Summer Workshop on Economic Theory, CEMFI, Madrid, June 2008.

“Auctions with Heterogeneous Entry Costs,” Southwest Economic Theory Conference, UCSB, March 2008.

“An Experimental Study of Auctions with a Buy Price Under Private and Common Values,” Conference in Honor of Vernon Smith, Tucson, December 2007.

PAPERS IN PROGRESS [Click to expand]

  1. “Mixed and Fixed,” with Jason Shachat
  2. “Reserve Prices in Private Value Auctions with Entry: Theory and Evidence,” with Diego Moreno and Jason Shachat

RESEARCH GRANTS [Click to expand]

Australian Research Council

“Strategic Behaviour in Games,” ARC Discovery Grant #DP140103566, 2014-1017, $174,000.

National Science Foundation (United States)

“An Experimental Comparison of Two Supermodular Lindahl Mechanisms,” NSF Dissertation Grant #850788 for Matt Van Essen. $5,000

“An Experimental Study on Forward Induction: Incorporating Some New Thoughts,” NSF Dissertation Grant #356450 for Quazi Shahriar.

“Bidding Behavior in Internet Auction Markets,” NSF Dissertation Grant #519342 for Rado Vadovic.

“Experience and Expertise in Strategic Behavior,” (with Mark Walker) National Science Foundation, Grant No. SBR-0099353, June 2001-May 2003, $205,244.

“Prices and Trading Patterns in Markets with Asymmetrically Informed Traders,” National Science Foundation, Grant No. SBR-9810481, August 1998 to July 1999 (Principal Investigator).

Private Foundations

Incentive Funding for Development of a Teaching Module on Emissions Trading (with Reynolds and Dufwenberg), Arizona Water Initiative, August 2008-2009, $10,000.

“Competition in Internet Auctions,” (with Diego Moreno) BBVA grant, June 2004-May 2006, €40,600.

“Expertise and Game Theory,” University of Arizona Foundation, summer 2001.

“Prices and Trading Patterns in Markets with Asymmetrically Informed Traders,” University of Arizona Foundation, summer 1999.

“Prices and Trading Patterns in Markets with Asymmetrically Informed Traders,” University of Arizona Foundation, summer 1998.

“Price Dynamics and Delay in a Market with Pairwise Meetings and Private Information,” University of Arizona Foundation, summer 1997

“One-Way Spillovers, Endogenous Heterogeneity, and RJV performance,” University of Arizona Foundation, summer 1996.

“Coalition-Proof Equilibrium Existence and Applications,” University of Arizona Foundation, summer 1995.

“Information Aggregation and Transmission in Markets with Supply and Demand Uncertainty,” University of Arizona Foundation, summer 1993.

INVITED MINICOURSES TAUGHT [Click to expand]

  1. Experimental Economics, 2nd Brazilian Workshop of the Game Theory Society, July 2010.
  2. Economics in the Laboratory, with Diego Moreno, Universidad Carlos III do Madrid, June 2010.
  3. Games and Auctions: Theory and Experiments, Waseda University, June 2009 (Graduate).
  4. Games: Theory and Experiments, Wuhan University, July 2008.

TEACHING AND SERVICE AT UTS (2011-present) [Click to expand]

Courses

  • 23907 Honours Microeconomics (Semester 1, 2014)
  • 23907 Honours Microeconomics (Semester 1, 2013), Teaching Evaluation 4.75/5.0
  • 23909 Thesis Proposal in Economics (Semester 1, 2013) – Honours Coordinator
  • 25919 Readings in Economics, Ally Spicer (Semester 2, 2012)
  • 25919 Readings in Economics, Redom Syed (Semester 2, 2011)

Economics Discipline Group

  • Recruiting committee:
  • 2014-2015, ASSA meetings Boston
  • 2013-2014, ASSA meetings Philadelphia
  • 2012-2013, ASSA meetings Chicago
  • 2011-2012, ASSA meetings San Diego

EDG Seminar (with Toru Suzuki), Semester I and II 2013, Semester I and II 2012.

 

UTS Business School

  • Faculty Courses Committee, 2011 – present
  • Faculty Board, 2011 – present
  • UTS Alumni Refresher, October 31, 2013
  • PhD student orientation, February 28, 2014
  • PhD student orientation, March 1, 2013

PhD Advising

  • (Sylvia) Xiaolin Xiao, Doctoral Review, November 4, 2013 (main advisor)

External

  • Dissertation Defense
  • Adriana Gama, April 21, 2014 (Univ. of Iowa)

Oral Exams

  • Adriana Gama, December 9, 2013 (Univ. of Iowa)
  • James Fisher, November 15, 2013 (Univ. of Arizona)
  • Lindsey Nagy, February 29, 2012 (Univ. of Arizona)

TEACHING AND SERVICE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA (1991-2011) [Click to expand]

COURSES TAUGHT

Graduate

  • The Economics of Information (Econ 501C, Arizona), micro Ph. D. core
  • Auction Theory (Econ 696, Advanced micro, Arizona)
  • Advanced Microeconomics (Econ 6101, NUS)

Undergraduate

  • Experimental Economics (Econ 406, Arizona)
  • Intermediate Microeconomics (Econ 361, Arizona)
  • Games and Decisions (Econ 431, Arizona)
  • Game Theory (Econ 360, HKUST)
  • Economics of Information and the Internet (Econ 411, Arizona)
  • Introductory Microeconomics (Econ 110, HKUST)
  • Survey of Economics (Econ 210, Arizona)

SERVICE:

Economics Department

  • Director of Graduate Studies: August 2004 – August 2006.
  • Placement director: 2002-2003
  • Recruiting committee: 2002-2003, 2003-2004, 2005, 2009, 2010
  • Faculty evaluation committee: 2003-2004 (chair), 2004-2005, 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010
  • Participated in junior faculty recruiting: 1992, 1994, 1996, 2000, 2002
  • Microeconomic Theory Prelims: 1992 – 2011

Eller College

  • Eller College Dean review committee, 2009-2010.
  • Director of the Economic Science Laboratory: January 2006 – December 2007, January 2011-June 2011.

Service on Graduate Committees
Dissertation Defenses

  • As Main Advisor
    • Matt Van Essen, April 30, 2010
      • First appointment University of Alabama
      • Dissertation title: “Implementing Lindahl Allocations – Incorporating Experimental Observations into Mechanism Design Theory”
    • Quazi Shahriar, June 8, 2007
      • First appointment San Diego State University
      • Disseration title: “Auctions with Buy Prices”
    • Radovan Vadovic, June 26, 2006
      • First appointment ITAM
      • Dissertation title: “Bidding Behavior in Internet Auctions Markets”,
    • Doug Bergman, July 13, 2001
  • As Minor Advisor
    • Lindsey Nagy, April 17, 2013 (special member)
    • Eric Cardella, March 22, 2012
    • Alex Roomets, May 4, 2011
    • Natalia Lazzati, April 29, 2010
    • Alexander Smith
    • Timothy Dang, April 7, 2009
    • Hironori Otsubo, June 23, 2008
    • Dan Xu (Finance), April 1, 2005
    • Nagla’a El-Hodiri, December 7, 2001
    • Greg Attiyeh, April 4, 1997

Oral Exams

  • Alex Roomets, January 11, 2010
  • Natalia Lazzati, January 30, 2009
  • Alexander Smith, May 12, 2008
  • Matt Van Essen, May 8, 2008
  • Hironoi Otsubo, April 17, 2006
  • Quazi Shahriar, December 7, 2005
  • Dan Xu (Finance), December 17, 2004
  • Rado Vadovic, November 3, 2003
  • Nagla’a El-Hodiri, February 23, 2001
  • William Janss, December 11, 2000
  • Doug Bergman, August 16, 1999
  • Greg Attiyeh, May 11, 1994

Community Service:

Talk on “Experiments in Economics,” at the BASIS High School Econ Challenge, Tucson, April 2011.

References are available upon request.

News

Upcoming: Visiting NYU NY in Spring 2018.

Upcoming: Public Economic Theory Conference at NYUAD, December 15-17.

Served on Senior Program Committee for EC17.

Reserve Prices in Auctions with Entry when the Seller is Risk Averse, (with Diego Moreno), Economic Letters 154 (2017), pp. 6–9.

Interacting Information Cascades: On the Movement of Conventions Between Groups (with James Fisher) Economic Theory, 63 (2017), pp. 211-231.

Elected Fellow of the Econometric Society.

Elected Fellow of the SAET.

From Dissolving A Partnership Dynamically (with Matt Van Essen), Journal of Economic Theory 166 (2016), pp. 212–241.

From Dynamic Markets for Lemons: Performance, Liquidity, and Policy Intervention (with Diego Moreno), Theoretical Economics 11 (2016), pp. 601-639.

From Auctions with a Buy Price (with Stan Reynolds), Economic Theory 38 (2009), 9-39.

From Dynamic Markets for Lemons: Performance, Liquidity, and Policy Intervention (with Diego Moreno), Theoretical Economics 11 (2016), pp. 601-639.

From Dynamic Markets for Lemons: Performance, Liquidity, and Policy Intervention (with Diego Moreno), Theoretical Economics 11 (2016), pp. 601-639.