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Associate Professor
Department of Economics
McGill University


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Research:

Published/Forthcoming:

1. Damned If You Do and Damned If You Don't: Two Masters (with David K. Levine and Salvatore Modica), Journal of Economic Theory, 177, 101-125 (2018). [Preprint Copy] [Article]

2. Collusion Constrained Equilibrium (with David Levine and Salvatore Modica), Theoretical Economics, 13(1), 307-340 (2018). [Article (Free!)] [Supplementary Appendix]

3. Entertaining Malthus: Bread, Circuses and Economic Growth (with David Levine, Nicholas Papageorge and Lemin Wu)Economic Inquiry, 56 (1), 358-380 (2018). [Preprint Copy] [Article[Supplementary Appendix]

4. Joint Search with No Information: An Immediate Agreement Theorem, Economics Letters, 160, 43-45 (2017). [Preprint Copy] [Article]

5. Dynamic Commitment Games, Efficiency and Coordination (with Ryosuke Ishii), Journal of Economic Theory, 163, 699-727 (2016). [Preprint Copy] [Article]

6. Inferring Rationales from Choice: Identification for Rational Shortlist Methods (with Sean Horan), American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 7 (4), 179-201 (2015).  [Preprint Copy] [Article]

7. Bargaining with Revoking Costs, Games and Economic Behavior, 74 (1), 144-53 (2012).  [Preprint Copy] [Article]

Working Papers:

Interventions when Social Norms are Endogenous: A Critique (with David K. Levine and Salvatore Modica), New, August 2018.
(This is a significantly revised version of an earlier paper circulated under the title: Peer Monitoring, Ostracism and the Internalization of Social Norms.)

On Inducing Agents with Term Limits to Take Appropriate Risk (with Pierre-Yves Yanni), August 2017.

Collusion, Randomization and Leadership in Groups, (with David Levine and Salvatore Modica), April 2015 .
(The first half of this paper has been superseded by Collusion Constrained Equilibrium.)


Teaching: (Winter 2018)

Econ 250D2, Econ 546, Econ 720.


E-mail:
rohan.dutta[at]mcgill[dot]ca