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J. Edward Lundy Professor of Economics

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Positions

  • Professor of Economics

    Tippie College of Business

Areas of Interest

  • Economic dynamics
  • Game Theory
  • Industrial Organization
  • Microeconomic Theory

Professional Memberships

  • APET
  • European Economic Association
  • Game Theory Society
  • SAET

Selected Awards & Honors

  • Council member, Game Theory Society, 2015
  • SAET Fellow, 2011

Selected Publications

  • Amir, R., Gama, A. & Werner, K. (2018). On environmental regulation of oligopolies: Emission versus performance standards. Environmental and Resource Economics 70 (1) 147-167.
  • Amir, R., Halmenschlager, C. & Knauff, M. (2017). Does the cost paradox preclude technological progress under imperfect competition?. Journal of Public Economic Theory 19 81-96.
  • Amir, R., Jin, J. & Troge, M. (2017). Free Trade versus Autarky under Asymmetric Cournot Oligopoly. Review of International Economics 25 (98-107).
  • Amir, R. & Lazzati, N. (2016). Endogenous information acquisition in Bayesian games with strategic complementarities. Journal of Economic Theory 163 684-698.
  • Amir, R., Jin, J., Troege, M. & Pech, G. (2016). Prices, deadweight loss and subsidies in multi-product monopoly. Journal of Public Economic Theory 18 346–362.
  • Amir, R. & Burr, C. (2015). Corruption and socially optimal entry. Journal of Public Economics 123 30-41.
  • Amir, R., Benchekroun, H. & Lambertini, L. (2015). Introduction to the Special Issue on Dynamic Games in Industrial Organization. Dynamic Games and Applications.
  • Amir, R. & De Feo, G. (2014). Endogenous timing in mixed duopoly. International Journal of Game Theory 43 629-658.
  • Amir, R., De Castro, L. & Koutsougeras, L. (2014). Free entry versus socially optimal entry. Journal of Economic Theory 154 121-135.
  • Amir, R., Encaoua, D. & Lefouili, Y. (2014). Optimal Licensing of Uncertain Patents in the Shadow of Litigation. Games and Economic Behavior 88 320-338.

Selected Presentations

  • Amir, R. (2019, December) On oligopoly with network effects. Keynote/Plenary Address presented at JM MASE, Tunis, Tunisia.
  • Amir, R. (2019, November) Oligopoly with network effects: firm-specific vs single network. Seminar Venice, Italy.
  • (2019, July) One-shot models of oligopolistic R&D. Conference Presentation presented at PET 2019, Strasbourg, France.
  • Amir, R. (2019, June) Dynamic oligopoly with pollution and network effects. Workshop presented at EWGET, Berlin, Germany.
  • Amir, R. (2019, May) Oligopoly with network effects: firm-specific vs single network. Seminar Santiago, Chile.
  • (2019, January) Inferior goods and public good provision.. Keynote/Plenary Address presented at ISER-NEXL joint economic summer workshop at NAU, Nanjing, China.
  • Amir, R. (2019, January) Oligopoly with network effects: firm-specific vs single network. Conference Presentation presented at SAET 2019, Ischia, Italy.
  • Amir, R. (2019, January) Oligopoly with network effects: firm-specific vs single network. Seminar Munich, Germany.
  • Amir, R. (2018, June) Inferior goods and public good provision. Conference Presentation presented at 8th ZJU International Conference on Industrial Economics, Hangzhou, China.
  • Amir, R. (2018, June) Inferior goods and public good provision. Keynote/Plenary Address presented at Public Economic Theory, Hue, Vietnam.

Professional Service

  • Graduate committee, Department of Economics, Director of Graduate Studies.

Editorial & Review Activities

  • Dynamic Games and Applications, Associate Editor.
  • Economic Theory, Associate Editor.
  • Economic Theory Bulletin, Associate Editor.
  • Games and Economic Behavior, Associate Editor.
  • Int’l Game Theory Review, Associate Editor.
  • Int’l Journal of Industrial Organization, Associate Editor.
  • Journal of Dynamics and Games, Associate Editor.
  • Journal of Public Economic Theory, Co-editor.
  • Mathematical Social Sciences, Associate Editor.
  • The Manchester School, Co-editor.