Jacob K. Goeree
      Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, 228-77
      California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91125, USA
      Phone: (626) 395-5800
      Fax: (626) 793-4681
      E-mail: jacob.goeree@gmail.com


Positions
    Professor of Economics, Caltech, 2004 -
    Director of SSEL, the Caltech Social Science Experimental Laboratory, 2004 -
    Vice-President, Economic Science Association, 2006 - 2010
    Research Fellow, CEPR, 2003 -
    Research Fellow, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, 2003 - 2007

Editorial Service
    Journal of Economic Theory, Associate Editor, 2004 -
    Games and Economic Behavior, Associate Editor, 2002 -
    Economic Theory, Associate Editor, 2002 - 2009
    Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Associate Editor, 2004 - 2009
    Experimental Economics, Associate Editor, 2002 - 2009

Papers click here for my Curriculum Vitae

  1. "Inefficient Voting" (November 2008, with N. Li)
  2. "Optimal Contests" (September 2008, with J. Boone)
  3. "Conformity in the Lab" (with L. Yariv), revise and resubmit Economic Journal
  4. "Collusion in Auctions for Permission Permits: An Experimental Study" (with D. Burtraw, C. Holt, E. Myers, K. Palmer, and W. Shobe) fortcoming Journal of Policy and Management
  5. "Demand Reduction and Preemptive Bidding in Multi-Unit License Auctions" (with T. Offerman and R. Sloof), revise and resubmit Economic Journal
  6. "The 1/d Law of Giving" (with M. McConnell, T. Mitchell, T. Tromp and L. Yariv), forthcoming American Economic Journal: Microeconomics
  7. "An Experimental Test of Combinatorial FCC Spectrum Auctions" (with C. Brunner, C. Holt, and J. Ledyard), forthcoming American Economic Journal: Microeconomics
  8. "In Search of Stars: Network Formation among Heterogeneous Agents" (with A. Riedl and A. Ule), forthcoming Games and Economic Behavior
  9. "Hierarchical Package Bidding: A Paper & Pencil Combinatorial Auction" (with C. Holt), forthcoming Games and Economic Behavior
  10. "Risky Procurement With An Insider Bidder" (with J. Boone, R. Chen, and A. Polydoro), forthcoming Experimental Economics
  11. "Vertical Integration of Successive Monopolists: A Classroom Experiment" (with N. Badasyan, M. Hartmann, C. Holt, J. Morgan, T. Rosenblat, M. Servatka, D. Yandell), Perspectives on Economic Education Research, 5(1), Spring 2009.
  12. "Optimal Privatization Under Asymmetric Information" (with J. Boone), Economic Journal, 119, January 2009, 277-297.
  13. "Information Aggregation in Standing and Ad Hoc Committees" (with N. Ali, N. Kartik, and T. Palfrey), American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 98(2), May 2008, 181-186.
  14. "Quantal Response Equilibrium" (with C. Holt and T. Palfrey), New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, Editors Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume, Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
  15. "Predatory Pricing: Rare Like a Unicorn?" (with R. Gomez and C. Holt) in Handbook of Experimental Economics Results, C. Plott and V. Smith, eds., Amsterdam: Elsevier, Volume 1, 2008, 178-184.
  16. "Logit Equilibrium Models of Anomalous Behavior" (with S. Anderson and C. Holt) in Handbook of Experimental Economics Results, C. Plott and V. Smith, eds., Amsterdam: Elsevier, Volume 1, 2008, 178-184.
  17. "Price Floors and Competition" (with M. Duwfenberg, U. Gneezy, and R. Nagel) Economic Theory, 33(1), October 2007, 211-224.
  18. "Self-Correcting Information Cascades" (with R. McKelvey, T. Palfrey, and B. Rogers) Review of Economic Studies, 74(3), July 2007, 733-762.
  19. "Welfare Reducing Polls" (with J. Grosser) Economic Theory, 31(1), April 2007, 51-68.
  20. "Social Learning with Private and Common Values" (with B. Rogers and T. Palfrey) Economic Theory, 28(2), June 2006, 245-264.
  21. "Using First-Price Auctions to Sell Heterogeneous Licenses" (with T. Offerman and A. Schram) International Journal of Industrial Organization, 24, March 2006, 555-581.
  22. "Regular Quantal Response Equilibrium" (with C. Holt and T. Palfrey) Experimental Economics, 8, December 2005, 347-367.
  23. "How (Not) To Raise Money" (with E. Maasland, S. Onderstal, and J. Turner) Journal of Political Economy, 113(4), August 2005, 897-918.
  24. "An Explanation of Anomalous Behavior in Models of Political Participation" (with C. Holt) American Political Science Review, 99(2), May 2005, 201-213.
  25. "An Experimental Study of Costly Coordination" (with C. Holt) Games and Economic Behavior (special issue in honor of Richard McKelvey), 51(2), May 2005, 349-364.
  26. "Experience-Based Discrimination" (with R. Fryer and C. Holt) Journal of Economic Education, 36(2), Spring 2005, 160-170.
  27. "Noisy Directional Learning and the Logit Equilibrium" (with S. Anderson and C. Holt) Scandinavian Journal of Economics (special issue on Behavioral Economics), 106, September 2004, 581-602.
  28. "Bidders&apos Choice Auctions: Raising Revenues through the Right to Choose" (with C. Plott and J. Wooders) Journal of the European Economics Association, 2, April 2004, 504-515.
  29. "A Model of Noisy Introspection" (with C. Holt) Games and Economic Behavior, 46(2), February 2004, 365-382.
  30. "The Amsterdam Auction" (with T. Offerman) Econometrica, 72(1), January 2004, 281-294.
  31. "Risk Averse Behavior in Generalized Matching Pennies Games" (with C. Holt and T. Palfrey) Games and Economic Behavior, 45(1), October 2003, 97-113.
  32. "Winners Curse without Overbidding" (with T. Offerman) European Economic Review, 47(4), August 2003, 625-644.
  33. "Competitive Bidding in Auctions With Private and Common Values" (with T. Offerman) Economic Journal, 113, July 2003, 598-614.
  34. "Bidding for the Future: Signaling in Auctions with an Aftermarket" Journal of Economic Theory, 108(2), March 2003, 345-364.
  35. "Learning and Noisy Equilibrium Behavior in an Experimental Study of Imperfect Price Competition" (with M. Capra, R. Gomez, and C. Holt) International Economic Review, 43(3), August 2002, 613-636.
  36. "The Logit Equilibrium: A Perspective on Intuitive Behavioral Anomalies" (with S. Anderson and C. Holt) Southern Economic Journal, 69(1) July 2002, 21-47.
  37. "Efficiency in Auctions with Private and Common Values: An Experimental Study" (with T. Offerman) American Economic Review, 92(3), June 2002, 625-643.
  38. "Quantal Response Equilibrium and Overbidding in Private-Value Auctions" (with C. Holt and T. Palfrey) Journal of Economic Theory, 104(1), May 2002, 247-272.
  39. "Private Costs and Public Benefits: Unraveling the Effects of Altruism and Noisy Behavior" (with C. Holt and S. Laury) Journal of Public Economics, 83(2), March 2002, 257-278.
  40. "Retiring Rich" in Essays in Honor of Claus Weddepohl, C. Hommes, R. Ramer, and C. Withagen, eds., Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2002, 197-207.
  41. "Coordination Games" (with C. Holt) in Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science, Volume 2, L. Nagel, ed., London: Nature Publishing Group, McMillan, 2002, 204-208.
  42. "Learning in Economic Experiments" (with C. Holt) in Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science, Volume 2, L. Nagel, ed., London: Nature Publishing Group, McMillan, 2002, 1060-1069.
  43. "Incentives in Public Goods Experiments: Implications for the Environment" (with C. Holt and S. Laury) in Recent Advances in Environmental Economics, J. List and A. de Zeeuw, eds., Cheltenham: Edwar Elgar Publisher, 2002, 309-339.
  44. "Ten Little Treasures of Game Theory and Ten Intuitive Contradictions" (with C. Holt) American Economic Review, 91(5), December 2001, 1402-1422.
  45. "Minimum-Effort Coordination Games: Stochastic Potential and Logit Equilibrium" (with S. Anderson and C. Holt) Games and Economic Behavior, 34(2), February 2001, 177-199.
  46. "Heterogeneous Beliefs and the Non-Linear Cobweb Model" (with C. Hommes) Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 24, June 2000, 761-798.
  47. "Asymmetric Inequality Aversion and Noisy Behavior in Alternating-Offer Bargaining Games" (with C. Holt) European Economic Review, 44, May 2000, 1079-1089.
  48. "Predation, Asymmetric Information, and Strategic Behavior in the Classroom" (with M. Capra, R. Gomez, and C. Holt) International Journal of Industrial Organization, 18, 2000, 205-225.
  49. "Noisy Introspection in a One-Shot Travelers Dilemma Game" (with C. Holt) in Jovenes Economistas en Andalucia, ed. R. Gomez, 2000, 186-196.
  50. "Stochastic Game Theory: For Playing Games, Not Just For Doing Theory" (with C. Holt) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 96, September 1999, 10564-10567.
  51. "Anomalous Behavior in a Travelers Dilemma?" (with M. Capra, R. Gomez, and C. Holt) American Economic Review, 89(3), June 1999, 678-690.
  52. "Rent Seeking and the Inefficiency of Non-market Allocations" (with C. Holt) Journal of Economic Perspectives, 13(3), Summer 1999, 217-226.
  53. "Employment and Prices in a Simple Macro-Economy" (with C. Holt) Southern Economic Journal, 65(3), January 1999, 637-647.
  54. "A Theoretical Analysis of Altruism and Decision Error in Public Goods Games" (with S. Anderson and C. Holt) Journal of Public Economics, 70(2), November 1998, 297-323.
  55. "Rent Seeking with Bounded Rationality: An Analysis of the All-Pay Auction" (with S. Anderson and C. Holt) Journal of Political Economy, 106(4), August 1998, 828-853.
  56. reprinted in Forty Years of Research on Rent Seeking, eds. R. D. Congleton, A. L. Hillman, and K. A. Konrad: Springer Publishing
  57. "Stability and Complex Dynamics in Discrete Tatonnement Models" (with C. Hommes and C. Weddepohl) Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 33(3-4), January 1998, 395-410. reprinted in Complexity in Economics, ed. J. Barkley Rosser, Jr., Cheltenham: Edwar Elgar Publishing
  58. "The War of Attrition with Noisy Players" (with S. Anderson and C. Holt) in Advances in Applied Micro-Economics, Volume 7, M. Baye, ed., Greenwich: JAI Press, 1998, 15-29.
  59. "Location, Location, Location" (with S. Anderson and R. Ramer) Journal of Economic Theory, 77(1), November 1997, 102-127.
  60. "The Demand for Soccer" (with M. Minkman) Kwantitatieve Methoden, 54, February 1997, 47-54.
  61. "An Inequality Involving Submatrices" (with S. Liu and H. Neudecker) Econometric Theory, 12, 1996, 394-395.
  62. "The Singular Value Decomposition of the Square Roots of the Identity Matrix" (with H. Neudecker), Econometric Theory, 11, 1995, 648-653.

Physics Papers

  1. "W-Algebras, W-Gravity, and Their Moduli Spaces" (with F. Bais, J. de Boer, T. Tjin, and P. van Driel) Proceedings Trieste Summer School, eds. E. Gava et al., World Scientific, 1993.
  2. "KPZ Analysis for W-Gravity" (with J. de Boer) Nuclear Physics, B405, 1993, 669-694.
  3. "Covariant W-Gravity and its Moduli Space" (with J. de Boer) Nuclear Physics, B401, 1993, 369-412.
  4. "The Effective Action of W3-Gravity to All Orders" (with J. de Boer) Nuclear Physics, B401, 1993, 348-368.
  5. "The Covariant W3 Action" (with J. de Boer) Physics Letters, B274, 1992, 289-297.
  6. "W-Gravity from Chern-Simons Theory" (with J. de Boer) Nuclear Physics, B381, 1992, 329-359.
  7. "Markov Traces and II1 Factors in Conformal Field Theory" (with J. de Boer) Communications in Mathematical Physics, 139, 1991, 267-304.
  8. "W-Constraints in 2D Quantum Gravity" Nuclear Physics, B358, 1991, 737-757.

Reports on Auction Design

  1. "Comparing the FCCs Combinatorial and Non-Combinatorial Simultaneous Multiple Round Auctions: Experimental Design Report" (with C. Holt)
  2. "An Experimental Comparison of the FCCs Combinatorial and Non-Combinatorial Simultaneous Multiple Round Auctions" (with C. Holt and J. Ledyard)
  3. "An Experimental Comparison of Flexible and Tiered Package Bidding" (with C. Holt and J. Ledyard)
  4. "An Experimental Investigation of the Threshold Problem with Hierarchical Package Bidding" (with C. Holt and J. Ledyard)
  5. "Auction Design for Selling CO2 Emission allowances Under the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative" (with D. Burtraw, C. Holt, K. Palmer, and W. Shobe)