Assistant Professor of Economics
BA University of Pittsburgh Politics and Philosophy 1995 MA George Washington University International Development Studies 1998 MS Carnegie Mellon University Economics 2001 PhD Carnegie Mellon University Economics 2004 Predoctoral Fellow George Mason University Experimental Economics 2004 Postdoctoral Scholar California Institute of Technology Social and Information Sciences 2004-06
Areas of Expertise:
General Equilibrium Theory, Experimental Economics, Behavioral Economics
"Extreme Walrasian Dynamics: The Gale Example in the Lab" (2011), with Ryan Oprea and Charles Plott, American Economic Review, Vol. 101, p. 3196-3220.
"Exchange and Specialisation as a Discovery Process" (2009), with Vernon Smith and Bart Wilson, The Economic Journal, Vol. 119, p. 1162-1188.
"Learning Competitive Equilibrium" (2008), with Stephen Spear and Shyam Sunder, Journal of Mathematical Economics, Vol. 44-7, p. 651-671.
"Learning Competitive Equilibrium in Laboratory Exchange Economies" (2008), Economic Theory, Vol. 34-1, p. 157-80.
Referee for American Economic Review, Eastern Economic Journal, Econometrica, Economics Bulletin, European Economic Review, Experimental Economics, Games and Economic Behavior, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Macroeconomic Dynamics, National Science Foundation, University of Chicago Press, Southern Economic Journal, Theory and Decision.
Awards, Honors, etc.:
Herbert A. Simon Doctoral Dissertation Award for outstanding behavioral science research applied to the problems of administrative behavior, Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University, 2004.
Alexander Henderson Award for excellence in economic theory, Department of Economics, Carnegie Mellon University, 2004.
William Larimer Mellon Fellowship, Carnegie Mellon University, 1999-2002.
Graduate Fellowship, George Washington University, 1997-98.