Professor of Economics & Director of AdLab
School of Economics and Public Policy
Faculty of the Professions
Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.
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I am working in the areas of behavioural and experimental economics, applied game theory, public economics and industrial organisation.
I am the Founding Director of the Adelaide Laboratory for Experimental Economics. Together with A/Prof Paul Pezanis-Christou and a group of PhD and Honours students, we currently are working on projects such as:
- Effective and Efficient Corporate Tax Enforcement
- Information Quality in Auctions of Multiple Objects
- Efficiency in Contests
A current CV can be accessed (here)
Date Position Institution name 2015 Professor of Economics University of Adelaide 2011 - 2014 Associate Professor of Economics University of Adelaide 2007 - 2011 Senior Lecturer University of Adelaide
Language Competency English Can peer review German Can peer review Italian Can read and understand spoken
Date Institution name Country Title — University of Cologne Germany Diplom in Economics and Social Sciences (equivalent to Bachelor plus Masters) — London School of Economics United Kingdom PhD in Economics
Year Citation 2014 Bayer, R. -C., Oberhofer, H., & Winner, H. (2014). The Occurrence of Tax Amnesties: Theory and Evidence.
ARC discovery projects:
DP120101831: Effective and Efficient Corporate Tax Enforcement (with PI's Cowell from LSE and Sausgruber from Vienna)
DP140102949: Information Quality in Auctions of Multiple Objects (with CI Pezanis-Christou from Adelaide)
DP210103919 : Price-Setting Rules and Allocative Efficiency in Oligopolies (with PI Giulio Zanella from Bologna)
IOC Research Grant: Conditional Superannuation as an Instrument to Combat Doping (with CI Liam Lenten from Latrobe)
I typically teach courses in Microeconomics, Game Theory, Behavioural Game Theory and Experimental Economics and Australian Economic History on different levels.
Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2020 Principal Supervisor Price setting rules and competition Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Mia Katina Tam 2019 Principal Supervisor Learning to bid with ambiguity in valuation distribution: an experiment Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Rui Zhang
Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2015 - 2018 Co-Supervisor Three essays on first-price auctions with independent private values Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Ye Han 2015 - 2016 Co-Supervisor Health or Wealth: Decision Making in Health Insurance Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Hamish William Gamble 2014 - 2019 Principal Supervisor Three Essays on Unethical Behaviour and Deterrence Mechanisms in Contests Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Qin Wu 2012 - 2017 Principal Supervisor Three Essays on Experimental Economics Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Sookie Zhang 2012 - 2017 Co-Supervisor Strategic Analysis of Bureaucratic Corruption Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Lin Hu 2011 - 2012 Principal Supervisor Expansion of Levy Process Functionals and its Application in Econometric Estimation Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Chaohua Dong 2010 - 2013 Principal Supervisor Essays on Pricing and Learning in Bertrand Markets Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Hang Wu 2010 - 2012 Principal Supervisor Commitment and Cooperation in Partnerships Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Mr Lachlan Deer 2009 - 2016 Principal Supervisor Tax Audit Rules and Firm Behaviour Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr David John Hoey 2008 - 2012 Principal Supervisor Is Joint Liability Lending More Efficient than Individual Lending?: A Theoretical and Experimental Analysis Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Nok Shatragom 2008 - 2015 Principal Supervisor A Game-Theoretic Approach to Modelling Crop Royalties Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mrs Anne Arnold 2005 - 2010 Principal Supervisor Three Essays on Consumer Search Behaviour in Experimental Market Environments Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mrs Changxia Ke 2004 - 2008 Principal Supervisor Inequality-Aversion, contracts and Incentives Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Bin Guan 2004 - 2012 Principal Supervisor Environmental Amenities and Local Development in Australia: Spatial Hedonic Pricing and Regional Economic Models Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Dr Parvin Mahmoudi 2004 - 2007 Principal Supervisor Iterative Rationality in the Dirty Faces Game Master of Economics Master Full Time Mr Chi-Yung Chan 2004 - 2007 Co-Supervisor Marginal Cost Water Pricing: Welfare Effects and Policy Implications using Minimum Cost and Benchmarking Models, with Case Studies from Australia and Asia Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr David Altmann 2003 - 2007 Co-Supervisor Commitment Devices, Saving and Household Superannuation Decisions: Theory and Evidence Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Patricia Sourdin 2002 - 2004 Principal Supervisor Does Private Schooling Make a Difference in Tertiary Entrance Performance? Master of Economics Master Full Time Mr Liang Wang
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