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Biography

Haas School of Business
Professor, Haas School of Business

Education

  • PhD, Pennsylvania State University
  • MA, Economics, Pennsylvania State University
  • BS, Economics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Positions Held

At Haas since 2002

  • 2006 – present, Oliver E. and Dolores W. Williamson Chair of the Economics of Organizations
  • 2002 – 2006, Professor, Haas School of Business
  • 1999, Visiting Assistant Professor, Economics Department, New York University
  • 1998, Visiting Assistant Professor, Economics Department, University of Pennsylvania
  • 1996 – 2002, Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University
  • 1989 – 1992, Senior Accountant, Bankruptcy and Forensic Accounting Group, Grant Thornton

External Service and Assignments

  • Co-editor, B.E. Journals in Theoretical Economics
  • Co-editor, Journal of Law, Economics, and Organizations
  • Principal, Nash-equilibrium.com
  • Associate Editor, Economic Journal
  • Editorial Board, California Management Review
  • Certified Public Accountant (inactive)

Current Research and Interests

  • Competition in online markets
  • Elections and polling
  • Communication in organizations
  • Experimental economics

Selected Papers and Publications

  • “How much is a Dollar Worth? Tipping versus Equilibrium Coexistence on Competing Online Auction Sites” (with Jennifer Brown), Journal of Political Economy, 2009, Vol. 117, No. 4, pp. 668-700.
  • “Brand and Price Advertising in Online Markets” (with Michael Baye), Management Science, 2009, Vol. 55, No. 7, pp. 1139-1151_._
  • “Diversity in the Workplace” (with Felix Vardy). American Economic Review, 2009, Vol. 99, No. 1, pp. 472-485.
  • “Leadership in Groups: A Monetary Policy Experiment” (with Alan S. Blinder), International Journal of Central Banking, 2008, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 117-150.
  • “Contracting for Information under Imperfect Commitment” (with Vijay Krishna), RAND Journal of Economics, 2008, Winter, Vol. 39, No. 4, pp. 905-925.

Teaching

  • Game Theory
  • Contract Theory
  • Strategy

Honors and Awards

  • Judge Business School Fellow at Cambridge, 2008
  • Visiting Fellow Commoner Award, Trinity College, University of Cambridge, 2007
  • Earl F. Cheit Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2006
  • W. Glenn Campbell and Rita Ricardo-Campbell National Fellowship, 2001-2002
  • National Science Foundation Research Grant, 2004-2007, 2001-2004, 1997-1999
  • Sloan Fellowship, 2000-2002
  • Russell Sage Foundation Research Grant, 1997-1999
  • Cyril E. Black Preceptorship, 1996-1998
  • Pennsylvania State University Graduate Fellowship, 1993-1995
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