CURRENT POSITIONS

NOVEMBER 2001 — DATE; ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Dipartimento Economia Istituzioni Territorio - Facoltà di Economia - Università di Ferrara

JANUARY 2000 — DATE; DIRECTOR
Laboratory for Theoretical and Experimental Economics (LaTEx) - Departamento de Fundamentos del Análisis Económico - Universidad de Alicante

JUNE 1999 — DATE; PART-TIME VISITING PROFESSOR
Departamento de Fundamentos del Análisis Económico - Universidad de Alicante

OCTOBER 1994 — DATE; PERMAMENT RESEARCH FELLOW
Centre for Economic Learning and Social Evolution (ELSE) – University College London and Italian Intercollegiate Network for Game Theory and Applications (CITG)

EDUCATION

SEPTEMBER 1993 — JULY 1997
Ph.D, Economics
Department of Economics - University College London - Dissertation title: Continuous-Time Selection Dynamics and their Applications in Economic Modeling Advisor: Ken Binmore

SEPTEMBER 1993 — SEPTEMBER 1997
Dottorato di Ricerca
Department of Political Sciences - Universita’ di Bologna, Italy - Dissertation title : Strategic Components of Corporate Culture, Advisor: Patrizio Bianchi.

SEPTEMBER 1992 —AUGUST 1993
MSc, Economics
Department of Economics - University College London.

SEPTEMBER 1985 — FEBRUARY 1992
Ba, Economics (cum laude)
Department of Economics - University of Pavia, Italy.

RESEARCH

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

[2001-date] Director - Laboratory for Theoretical and Experimental Economics (LaTEx) - Departamento de Fundamentos del Análisis Económico - Universidad de Alicante.
[1997-8] Visiting Research Fellow at the Department of Economics, University of California Santa Barbara.
[1994-7] Research Assistant at the Centre for Learning and Social Evolution (ELSE) at the University College London.

PARTICIPATION IN RESEARCH PROJECTS

[2002] Panel data experimetrics (IVIE BEC 2002-012). Head of Research Team: Giovanni Ponti
[2001-2004] Redes Sociales y Procesos Económicos (CICYT BEC 2001-0980). Head of Research Team: Fernando Vega Redondo
[2001-2004] Training and Mobility of Researchers (TMR), Cooperation and Information (FMRX-CT96/0055). Head of Research Team: Carmen Herrero
[2001] Economía experimental en Alicante 1ª parte: tomas de decisiones secuenciales (IVIE BEC 2001-035). Head of Research Team: Giovanni Ponti,
[2002] Panel Data Experimetrix (IVIE BEC 2002-012). Head of Research Team: Giovanni Ponti.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Dynamic models of learning in games. Experiments on learning and institution/mechanism design. Institutional aspects of industrial organization.

TEACHING

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

[1999-date] Assistant Professor at the Departamento de Fundamentos del Análisis Económico, Universidad de Alicante (Spagna). Graduate Courses within the Quantitative Economics Doctorate (QED) Program: Evolution and Learning in Games (with Fernando Vega Redondo), Microeconomics II (Game Theory and Applications) and Experimental Economics. Undergraduate courses: Microeconomía IV, Microeconomía II, Game Theory for Economics and Politics (in English under the Socrates Teaching Program). .
[2000-date] Visiting Professor at the Department of Economics, University of Ferrara. Undergraduate Courses: Mathematics for Economists
[1998-9] Visiting Professor at the Department of Economics, University of California Santa Barbara. Evolutionary Game Theory (Course #: Interdisciplinary 184 BP).
[1997] Graduate Workshop on Evolutionary Dynamics - Dept. of Economics, UCSB . Workshop instructor/organizer.
[1992-3] Graduated Teaching Assistant at the University College of London.

TEACHING INTERESTS

Microeconomics, (Evolutionary) Game Theory, Industrial Organization, Experimental Economics, Mathematical Economy.

GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

[1999-01] Research Grant from the EU project "Training and Mobility of Researchers" (Fellowship ERBFMRXCT960055 ).
[1997] Royal Economic Society (UK) Scholarship to participate to the 1997 RES Workshop on Dynamic Games (University of Warwick, July 1997).
[1994-6] Research Grant from the EU project "Human Capital Mobility" (Fellowship ERBCHBICT941575).
[1994-6] Economic and Social Research Council (UK) Individual Fellowship RO 00429424259.

REFERRED JOURNALS

• AMERICAN ECONOMIC REVIEW
• ECONOMETRICA
• ECONOMIA POLITICA
• EUROPEAN ECONOMIC REVIEW
• GAMES AND ECONOMIC BEHAVIOR
• INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC REVIEW
• JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC BEHAVIOR AND ORGANIZATION
• OXFORD ECONOMIC PAPERS
• RATIONALITY AND SOCIETY
• RESEARCH IN ECONOMICS/RICERCHE ECONOMICHE
• RESOURCES AND ENERGY ECONOMICS

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

A) PUBLISHED PAPERS

[2004] "Dynamic Networks in Innovation Intensive Industries"(with A. Cottica), in Bianchi, P and Labory, S. (eds), The Economic Importance of Intangible assets, London UK, Ashgate, pp. 115-131.
[2003] "Solomon’s Dilemma: An Experimental Study on Dynamic Implementation" (with A. Gantner, D. Lopez Pintado and B. Montgomery), Review of Economic Design, 8, 217-239.
[2002] "A Backward Induction Experiment" (with Ken Binmore, John McCarthy, Larry Samuelson and Avner Shaked), Journal of Economic Theory, 104, 48-88.
[2000] "Implementation, Elimination of Weakly Dominated Strategies and Evolutionary Dynamics" (with A. Cabrales), Review of Economic Dynamics, 3, 247-282.
[2000] "Cycles of Learning in the Centipede Game", Games and Economic Behavior, 30(1), 115-141.
[2000] "Splitting the Baby in Two: How to Solve Solomon’s Dilemma when Agents are Boundednly Rational", Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 10(4), 449-455.
[2000] "Continuous-Time Evolutionary Dynamics and Their Economic Applications", Ricerche Economiche, 54, 187-214.
[1999] "Evolutionary Stability of Inequality Structures" (with R. Seymour), Rationality and Society, 11(1): 47-78.

C) WORKING PAPERS

[2004] Error Cascades in Sequential Guessing: an Experiment on the the Chinos Game (con Francesco Feri, Miguel Angel Melendez e Fernando Vega Redondo), Universidad de Alicante, mimeo.
[2004] The Adjudication of Conflicting Claims: An Experimental Study (with C. Herrero and J. Moreno Ternero), IVIE WP-AD 2003-03.
[2004] Fixed-Price pus Rationing: an Experiment (con Veronika Grimm e Jaromir Kovarik), Universidad de Alicante, mimeo.
[2003] Incentives and Hierarchies in Organizations: an Experimental Study (con Dunia Lopez Pintado e Eyal Winter), Universidad de Alicante, mimeo.
[2000] Long-Term Partnership and Desertion (con Ted Bergstrom), UCSB, mimeo.
[2000] Mobility Indexes and Aspiration Learning (con Robert J. Seymour), UCL, mimeo.
[1997] Conventions and Social Mobility in Bargaining Situations (con Robert J. Seymour), UCL DP 97-16.
[1997] Friends do Matter - Strategic Uncertainty and Vertical Integration (con Alberto Cottica e Lisa De Propris), UCL DP 97-06.

D) WORK IN PROGRESS

[2004] An Experiment on Strategic Voting (con Annick Laruelle e Ricardo Martinez), Universidad de Alicante, mimeo.
[2003] Panel Data Experimetrix (with R. Miniaci), Universidad de Alicante, mimeo.
[2003] Backward Induction and Monotonic Dynamics, Universidad de Alicante, mimeo.

E) OTHER PUBLICATIONS

[1994] Translation into Italian (for Laterza, Bari) of Hargreaves Heap et al [1992], The Theory of Choice : A Critical Guide, Oxford, Blackwell.

RECENT CONTRIBUTIONS TO CONFERENCES

• JULY 2002: WORLD CONGRESS OF SOCIAL CHOICE AND WELFARE SOCIETY, PASADENA, CA. "An Experiment on Bankruptcy Rules".
• JULY 2002: CONGRESS OF THE SPANISH GAME THEORY SOCIETY, SEVILLA, SPAIN. An Experiment on Bankruptcy Rules".
• JULY 2000: WORLD CONGRESS OF THE GAME THEORY SOCIETY, BILBAO, SPAIN. "Solomon's Dilemma: An Experimental Study on Dynamic Implementation".
• JUNE 2000: WORLD CONGRESS OF SOCIAL CHOICE AND WELFARE, ALICANTE, SPAIN. "Solomon's Dilemma: An Experimental Study on Dynamic Implementation".
• OCTOBER 1999: ASSET ANNUAL CONFERENCE, TEL AVIV, ISRAEL. "Solomon's Dilemma: An Experimental Study on Dynamic Implementation".
• OCTOBER 1998: ESA MEETINGS, TUCSON, AZ. “Solomon’s Dilemma: An Experimental Study on Dynamic Implementation”.
• JANUARY 1998: ES MEETINGS, CHICAGO, IL. “Cycles of Learning in the Centipede Game”.
• AUGUST 1997: ESEM 97, TOULOUSE, FRANCE. “Conventions and Social Mobility in Bargaining Situations.”

PHD THESIS COMMITTEES

• OCTOBER 2000: TIBOR NEUGEBAUER, UNIVERSIDAD DE VALENCIA. "Un análisis experimental de subastas sequenciales y mecanismos de selecci'on de equilibrio".

MSC THESIS SUPERVISION

• OCTOBER 2004: JAROMIR KOVARIK, UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE. "Fixed Price Plus Rationing: an Experiment".
• OCTOBER 2001: MARIA DEL PILAR CASTILLO VALENCIA, UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE. "An experiment on networks".