- December 17th, 2018
|Department:||Economics, Finance, & Legal Studies|
|Title:||Associate Professor of Economics|
|Education:||Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 2006, Economics|
Focus and Current Research
Behavioral Decision Theory
“Free Riders and the Optimal Prize in Public Good Funding Lotteries.” (With Zhe Yang.) Journal of Public Economic Theory. Forthcoming.
“Market Making with Convex Quotes.” (With Hae-shin Hwang.) Finance Research Letters. Forthcoming.
“Political Business Cycles in a Dynamic Bipartisan Voting Model.” (With Matt Van Essen.) Mathematical Social Sciences. November 2019.
“Risk Attitudes and Heterogeneity in Simultaneous and Sequential Contests.” (With Zhe Yang.) Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization. June 2017.
“Risk Lovers and the Rent Over-investment Puzzle.” (With Chris Whaley.) Public Choice. July 2015.
“Price Discrimination through Refund Contracts in Airlines.” (With Diego Escobari.) International Journal of Industrial Organization. May 2014.
“Persuasive Communication when the Sender’s Incentives Are Uncertain.” (With Carlos Oyarzun.) Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization. November 2013.
“Do Risk Lovers Invest in Self-Protection?” Economics Letters. November 2013.
“On the Economics of Interrogation: The Big 4 Versus the Little Fish Game.” (With Walter Enders.) Journal of Peace Research. May 2011.
“Prudence Probability Premium.” Economics Letters. October 2010.
“Network Externalities and the Structure of Terror Networks.” (With Walter Enders.) Journal of Conflict Resolution. April 2010.
“The Impact of Societal Risk Attitude on Terrorism and Counterterrorism.” (With William S. Neilson.) Economics and Politics. November 2009.
“Option Price without Expected Utility.” (With W. Douglass Shaw.) Economics Letters. September 2008.
“Higher-order Generalizations of Arrow-Pratt and Ross Risk Aversion: A Comparative Statics Approach.” (With William S. Neilson.) Journal of Economic Theory. September 2007.
“Prize Linked Savings Games: Theory and Experiment.” (With Pacharasut Sujarittanonta and Ajalavat Viriyavipart.) Working Paper.
“Comparative Risk Apportionment.” (With Liqun Liu and William Neilson.) Working Paper.