Tigran Melkonyan

  • August 21st, 2020
Tigran Melkonyan
Economics, EFLS, Faculty, TIDE Lab
Email: tamelkonyan@culverhouse.ua.edu
Department:Economics, Finance, & Legal Studies
Title:Professor of Economics
Phone:(205) 348-9791
Building:Alston Hall
Office:251
Education:Ph.D., Iowa State University, 1998, Economics

Area of Research Interest

Decisions under Risk and Uncertainty

Environmental Economics

Behavioral Economics

Game Theory


Selected Publications

Incomplete Preferences, Willingness to Pay, Willingness to Accept, and Elicitation (With Robert Chambers and John Quiggin.) Economic Theory. 2021.

Justice in an Uncertain World: Evidence on Donations to Cancer Research. (With Zvi Safra and Sinong Ma.) Journal of Risk and Uncertainty. 2021.

“Is allocation affected by the perception of others' irresponsible behavior and by ambiguity?” (With Zvi Safra and Sinong Ma.) Risk Analysis. 2019.

“The Social Character of Moral Reasoning.” (With Nick Chater and Hossam Zeitoun.) Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 2019.

“Collusion in Bertrand versus Cournot competition: A Virtual Bargaining Approach.” (With Hossam Zeitoun and Nick Chater.) Management Science. 2018.

“Ambiguity and the Economic Rhetoric of Climate Change.” (With Robert Chambers.) Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. 2017.

“Intrinsic Variability in Group and Individual Decision-Making.” (With Zvi Safra.) Management Science. 2016.

“Unwritten Rules: Virtual Bargaining as a Foundation for Social Interaction, Culture and Society.” (With Jennifer Misyak, Hossam Zeitoun, and Nick Chater.) Trends in Cognitive Science. 2014.

“Food Scares in an Uncertain World.” (With Robert Chambers.) Journal of the European Economic Association. 2013.

“Destined to Receive: The Impact of Remittances on Household Decisions in Armenia.” (With David Grigorian.) Review of Development Economics. 2011.

“Buy Low, Sell High: Price Gaps and Neoclassical Theory.” (With Robert Chambers.)  Journal of Mathematical Economics. 2009.

Pareto Optimal Trade in an Uncertain World: GMOs and the Precautionary Principle. (With Robert Chambers.) American Journal of Agricultural Economics. 2007.

“Value of Reputation in the Chain-store Game with Multiple Incumbents.” International Journal of Industrial Organization. 2006.

“Voting over Efficient Decision Rules in Balanced Budget Organizations.” (With Brent Hueth.) Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 2003.

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