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Robert Akerlof


Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Contact details

Telephone: +44 (0)24 765 23423

Email: R dot Akerlof at warwick dot ac dot uk

Room: S2.103

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Associate Professor


Research Interests

  • Applied Microeconomic Theory
  • Organizational Economics
  • Sociology and Economics

Papers

Published/Forthcoming Papers

"Movers and Shakers," (with Richard Holden), Quarterly Journal of Economics, forthcoming.

"Anger and Enforcement," Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, June 2016, 110-24.

"'We Thinking' and its Consequences," American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, May 2016, 415-19.

"The Importance of Legitimacy," World Bank Economic Review, forthcoming.

“The Nature of Tournaments,” (with Richard Holden), Economic Theory, 51(2), 2012, 289-313.

Working Papers

"Value Formation: The Role of Esteem," revise and resubmit, Games and Economic Behavior. [Appendix]

Work-in-Progess

"(S)weathering the Storm: Firing, Restructuring, and Productivity in a Bangladeshi Garment Factory" (with Anik Ashraf, Rocco Macchiavello, Atonu Rabbani, and Chris Woodruff)


Teaching

EC208 Industrial Economics 1: Market Structure (Term 1, Undergraduate)

EC9B1 Advanced Economic Theory (Term 2, MRes/PhD)