Meet the FairTax Economists – #14 – Pradeep Dubey

Pradeep Dubey

Pradeep Dubey - FairTax Economist

Pradeep Dubey, Ph.D.
Leading Professor, Center for Game Theory, Dept. of Economics, SUNY at Stony Brook

Fields of Interest:

  • Game Theory and Mathematical Economics

Degrees:

  • B.Sc. (Physics Honors), Delhi University, India, June 1971.
  • Ph.D. (Applied Mathematics), Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, June, 1975.

Scientific Societies:

  • Fellow of the Econometric Society
  • Member of the Council of the Game Theory Society

Professional Activities:

  • Editorial Board, International Journal of Game Theory (until 1994)

Academic Positions:

  • 1975-1978 Assistant Professor, School of Organization and Management (SOM) / Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University.
  • 1978-1984 Associate Professor, SOM and Cowles, Yale University. 1979-1980 Research Fellow (for the special year of game theory and mathematical economics), Institute for Advanced Studies, Hebrew University, Jerusalem (on leave from Yale University).
  • 1982-1983 Senior Research Fellow, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Austria (on leave, with a Senior Faculty Fellowship from Yale University).
  • 1984-1985 Professor, Department of Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  • 1985-1986 Professor, Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics (AMS) / Institute for Decision Sciences (IDS), SUNY Stony Brook.
  • 1986-present Leading Professor, Center for Game Theory in Economics, Department of Economics, SUNY Stony Brook.
  • 1989-1993 Adjunct Professor, SOM, Yale University
  • 2005- 2009, Visiting Professor, Cowles Foundation, Yale University

Short Academic Visits:

  • Center for operations research and economics, University Catholique de Louvain, Belgium (82, 86, 95);
  • Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna (81);
  • Santa Fe Institute, USA (90, 93);
  • Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi (87-02);
  • Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University (95-02).

Conference Co-Organizer:
Summer Activities – SUNY at Stony Brook 1990-2006. These activities occur over the month of July and involve over two hundred scholars from all over the USA, Europe, China, India and South America.

Advisor to Ph.D Students(after 2002):

  • Zhengao Huang (Advisor)
  • Tim Mathews (Co-advisor)
  • Debpriya Sen (Co-advisor)
  • Chih-fen Kuo (Co-advisor)
  • Fen Wang (Advisor)
  • Naoki Watanabe (Advisor)
  • Ming-Hung Wang (Co-advisor)
  • George Stamatapoulos (Co-advisor)
  • Andri Zapechelnyuk (Co-advisor)
  • Yutian Chen (Advisor)

List of Publications:

  • A. BOOKS UNDER PREPARATION
    • “Essays in Honor of Martin Shubik,” editors P. Dubey and J. Geanakoplos, Elsevier Press (forthcoming 2008).
  • B. PUBLISHED PAPERS
    • “On the Uniqueness of the Shapley Value,” International Journal of Game Theory, Vol. 4, No. 3 (1975), 131-139.
    • “Trade and Prices in a Closed Economy with Exogenous Uncertainty and Different Levels of Information,” (with M. Shubik) Econometrica, Vol. 45, No. 7 (1977), 1657-1680.
    • “A Closed Economy with Exogenous Uncertainty, Different Levels of Information, Futures and Spot Markets,” (with M. Shubik) International Journal of Game Theory, Vol. 6, No. 4 (1977), 231-248.
    • “A Closed Economic System with Production and Exchange Modeled as a Game of Strategy,” (with M. Shubik) Journal of Mathematical Economics, Vol. 4, No. 1 (1977), 253-287.
    • “The Noncooperative Equilibria of a Closed Trading Economy with Market Supply and Bidding Strategies,” (with M. Shubik) Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 17, No. 1 (1978), 1-20.
    • “Some Properties of the Banzhaf Power Index,” Mathematics of Operations Research, Vol. 4, No. 2 (May 1979), 99-131 (with L.S. Shapley).
    • “Bankruptcy and Optimality in a Closed Trading Mass Economy Modeled as a Noncooperative Game,” (with M. Shubik) Journal of Mathematical Economics, Vol. 6, No. 2 (1979), 115-134.
    • “Asymptotic Semivalues and a Short Proof of Kannai’s Theorem,” Mathematics of Operations Research, Vol. 5, No. 2 (May 1980), 267-270.
    • “Effcienty Properties of Strategic Market Games: an Axiomatic Approach,” Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 22, No. 2 (1980), 339-362 (with A. Mas-Colell and M. Shubik).
    • “Nash Equilibria of Market Games: Finiteness and Inefficiency,” Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 22, No. 2 (1980), 363-376.
    • “Information Conditions, Communication and General Equilibrium,” (with M. Shubik) Mathematics of Operations Research, Vol. 6, No. 2 (May 1981), 186-189.
    • “The Profit Maximizing Firm: Managers and Stockholders,” (with M. Shubik) Economies et Societies (Cahiers de l’ Institut de Economiques Appliquees, Serie EM No. 6, Laboratoire Associe au C.N.R.S.), Vol. 14, 1981, 1364-1388.
    • “Value Theory without Efficiency,” (with A. Neyman and R.J. Weber), Mathematics of Operations Research, Vol. 6, No. 1 (February 1981), 122-128.
    • “Price-Quantity Strategic Market Games,” Econometrica, Vol. 50, No. 1 (January 1982), 111-126.
    • “Payoffs in Non-atomic Economies: an Axiomatic Approach,” Econometrica, 52 (1984), 1129-1150 (with A. Neyman).
    • “Totally Balanced Games Arising from Controlled Programming Problems,” Mathematical Programming, 29 (1984), 245-267 (with L.S. Shapley).
    • “The Shapley Value as Aircraft Landing Fees – Revisited,” Management Science, Vol. 28, No. 8.
    • “Input Output Prices with Endogenous Demand,” Economic Letters, 1985 (with P. Chander).
    • “Information Patterns and Nash Equilibria in Extensive Games: I,” (with M. Kaneko), Mathematical Social Sciences, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 111 – 139, 1984.
    • “A Strategic Market Game with Price and Quantity Strategies,” (with M. Shubik), Zeitschrift fur Nationalolonomie 40, pp. 25-35.
    • “On Monopolistic Competition and Perfect Equilibria,” (with M. Shubik), in Essays in Honor of Tullio Bagiotti ( D, Cantarelli, A, Agrati and A, Montesano, eds.), 1985
    • “Perfect Competition in Strategic Market Games with Interlinked Preferences,” (with M. Shubik), Economics Letters, 17, pp. 3-4, 1985
    • “Information Patterns and Nash Equilibria in Extensive Games: II,” (with M. Kaneko), Mathematical Social Sciences, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 247 – 262, 1986.
    • “Revelation of Information in Strategic Market Games: A Critique of Rational Expectations,” Journal of Mathematical Economics, Vol. 16, No. 2 (1987), 105-137 (with J. Geanakoplos and M. Shubik).
    • “A Note on an Optimal Garnishing Rule,” (with M. Shubik) Economics Letters 27, (1988).
    • “Inefficiency of Smooth Market Mechanisms,” (with J.D. Rogawski), Discussion Paper 3, the Institute for Decision Sciences, SUNY, Stony Brook, in Journal of Mathematical Economics 19 (1990) 285-304.
    • “The Value of Money in a Finite Horizon Economy: a Role for Banks,” (with J. Geanakoplos), in Economic Analysis of Markets and Games, M.I.T. Press, ed. P. Dasgupta, D. Gale, O. Hart, E. Maskin, 1992.
    • “Repeated Trade and the Velocity of Money,” (with S. Sahi and M. Shubik), in Journal of Mathematical Economics, (1993).
    • “Noncooperative General Exchange with a Continuum of Traders,” (with L.S. Shapley), in Journal of Mathematical Economics, Vol. 23, (1994) 253-293.
    • “Strategic Market Games: A Survey of Some Results,” in “Game Theoretic Methods in General Equilibrium Analysis”, NATO ASI Series D, Vol. 77, ed. J.-F. Mertens and S. Sorin, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1994.
    • “An Axiomatic Approach to the Equivalence Phenomenon,” (with A. Neyman) in “Game Theoretic Methods in General Equilibrium Analysis”, NATO ASI Series D, Vol. 77, ed. J.-F. Mertens and S. Sorin, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1994.
    • “An Equivalence Principle for Perfectly Competitive Economies,” (with A. Neyman), Discussion Paper 34, the Institute for Decision Sciences, SUNY, Stony Brook, Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 75, No. 2, August, pp. 314-344, 1997.
    • “When Less Scrutiny Induces More Effort,” (joint with Chien-wei Wu) Journal of Mathematical Economics, Vol. 36, Issue 4, December, 2001, pp. 311-336.
    • “When Less Competition Induces More Product Innovation,” (joint with Chien-wei Wu), Economics Letters, Vol. 74, Issue 3, January 2002, pp. 309-312. July 16, 2002.
    • “Inefficiency of Nash Equilibria,” Mathematics of Operations Research, 11 (1986). July 16, 2002
    • “Competitive pooling: Rothschild-Stiglitz Reconsidered”, (with John Geanakoplos), The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2002, 117(4), pp 1529-1570.
    • “Optimal Scrutiny in Multi-Period Promotion Tournaments”, (with Ori Haimanko), Games and Economic Behavior, 2003, 42(1), pp 1-24.
    • “Price-mediated Trade with Quantity Signals”, (with Siddhartha Sahi), Journal of Mathematical Economics, 2003, 39(5-6) pp 377-389.
    • “Inside and outside Fiat Money, gains to trade, and IS-LM”, (with John Geanakoplos), Economic Theory, 2003, 21 (2-3),,pp 347-397.
    • “Is gold an efficient store of value?” (with John Geanakoplos and Martin Shubik), Economic Theory, 2003, 21(4), pp767-782.
    • “From Nash to Walras via Shapley-Shubik”, (with John Geanakoplos), Journal of Mathematical Economics, 2003, 39, pp 391-400.
    • “Monetary equilibrium with missing markets”, (with John Geanakoplos), Journal of Mathematical Economics, 2003, 39, pp 585-618.
    • “Default and punishment in general equilibrium”, (with John Geanakoplos and Martin Shubik), Econometrica, 2005, 73:1, 1-37.
    • “Determinacy with nominal assets and outside money”, (with John Geanakoplos), Economic Theory, 2006, Vol27, No1, pp79-106.
    • “Learning with perfect information”, (with Ori Haimanko), Games and Economic Behavior, 2004, 46(2), pp 304-324.
    • “Compound voting and the Banzhaf Index”, (with Ori Haimanko and Einy E.), Games and Economic Behavior, 2005, 51(1), pp20-30.
    • “Strategic complements and substitutes, and potential games”, (with Ori Haimanko and A. Zapechelnyuk), Games and Economic Behavior, 2006, 54(1), pp 77-94.
    • “Games with connectivity”, (with Rahul Garg), Workshop on Internet and Network Economics, Patros (Greece), 2006 ; also ,forthcoming in Special Volume for the Platinum Jubilee of the Indian Statistical Institute
    • “Competing for customers in a social network”, (with Rahul Garg and Bernard De Meyer), Workshop on Internet and Network Economics, Patros (Greece), 2006 ; also, Cowles foundation Discussion Paper, No. 1591, Yale University.
    • “Money and production, and liquidity trap”, (with John Geanakoplos), International Journal of Economic Theory, Vol 2, Issue 3-4, 2006 pp 171-384 (special issue in honor of Jean-Michel Grandmont)

Working Papers

  • “Insurance Contracts Designed by Competitive Pooling,” (joint with John Geanakoplos), Cowles foundation Discussion Paper, No. 1315, Yale University.)
  • “Envy and the Optimality of Tournaments,” (with Ori Haimanko), Center for Rationality and Interactive Decision Making, Discussion Paper No. 250, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.)
  • “Perfect competition in a bilateral monopoly (in honor of Martin Shubik), (with Sondermann Dieter), Cowles foundation Discussion Paper, No. 1534, Yale University.
  • “Prizes versus Wages with Envy and Pride”, (with John Geanakoplos and Ori Haimanko. Cowles foundation Discussion Paper, No. 1537, Yale University.
  • “Grading in games of status: marking exams and setting wages”, (with John Geanakoplos). Cowles foundation Discussion Paper, No. 1544, Yale University.
  • “Outsourcing induced by strategic competition”, (with Yutian Chen and Debapriya Sen), Cowles foundation Discussion Paper, No. 1589, Yale University.

Teaching Experience

  • General Equilibrium
  • Topics in Mathematical Economics
  • Game Theory
  • Dynamic Programming
  • Graphs and Networks
  • Quantitative Methods in Management Science
  • Interactive Decision Making
  • Business Strategy and Competitive Decision Making
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Undergraduate Microeconomics[18]

REFERENCES:
[18] http://ms.cc.sunysb.edu/~pdubey/Vitae96.pdf

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