Peter Eso

Reader in Economics, Department of Economics
Fellow and Tutor in Economics, Jesus College
University of Oxford


My short CV and an essay on my research interests.
Google scholar profile.

A separate page with teaching materials (slides).

I have written three educational apps on Game Theory:

Nash equilibrium 
in 2x2 games
Iterated Strict 
Binary type & action
signaling games
They can be dowloaded for free from Apple's App Store (iOS only).
Thanks to Renana Heller for her help in Swift programming.


"Auction Design with a Risk Averse Seller" (with Gábor Futó), Economics Letters, 65 (1999), 71-74.

Precautionary Bidding in Auctions” (with Lucy White), Econometrica, 72:1 (January 2004), 77-92. 

Bribing and Signaling in the Second-Price Auction” (with James Schummer), Games and Economic Behavior, 47 (2004), 299-324. 

An Optimal Auction with Correlation and Risk-Aversion”, Journal of Economic Theory, 125 (2005), 78-89. 

Optimal Information Disclosure in Auctions and the Handicap Auction” (with Balázs Szentes), Review of Economic Studies, 74 (2007), 705-731. 

The Price of Advice” (with Balázs Szentes), RAND Journal of Economics, 38:4 (2007), 863-880.

Credible Deviations from Signaling Equilibria” (with James Schummer), International Journal of Game Theory, 48:3 (2009), 411–430.

Competition for Scarce Resources” (with Volker Nocke and Lucy White), RAND Journal of Economics, 41:3 (Fall 2010), 524-548.

"Disagreement and Evidence Production in Strategic Information Transmission" (with Ádám Galambos), International Journal of Game Theory, 42:1 (2013), 263-282.

"Persuasion and Learning by Countersignaling" (with Kim-Sau Chung), Economics Letters, 121:3 (2013), 487-491. Longer version: “Signaling with Career Concerns”, CMS-EMS DP #1443

"Information and Evidence in Bargaining" (with Chris Wallace), Economic Theory Bulletin, 2:1 (2014), 23-32.

"Dynamic Contracting: An Irrelevance Theorem" (with Balazs Szentes), Theoretical Economics 12:1 (January 2017), 109–139. Winner of the 2017 Best paper award in Theoretical Economics.

"Bargaining with Hard Evidence(with Chris Wallace), Economic Journal, accepted.

Working papers:  

(with Yuk-fai Fong), manuscript, November 2008. 
(with Balázs Szentes), CMS-EMS DP #1369 (April 2003) 

“Multi-Good Efficient Auctions with Multi-Dimensional Information” 
(with Eric Maskin), manuscript, December 2002.

Published Teaching Materials: 

“Orangia Highways” Parts A and B (with Graeme Hunter, Peter Klibanoff, Karl Schmedders)
Kellogg MBA case #5-106-007A and #5-106-007B 

Pedigree vs. Grit: Predicting Mutual Fund Manager Performance” (with Graeme Hunter, 
Peter Klibanoff, Karl Schmedders), Kellogg MBA case,