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Stefano Barbieri


Curriculum Vitae [pdf]



Education

Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania
- Economics, 2004
B.A. Bocconi University
- Economics, 1998



Professional Experience

Tulane University, Department of Economics, Associate Professor (August 2011–present)

George Washington University, IIEP, Visiting Scholar (August 2011–December 2011)

Tulane University, Department of Economics, Assistant Professor (August 2004–July 2011)



Research interests

Public Economics, Applied Micro Theory, Fundraising, Contests



Publications

  • On the Voluntary Provision of “Weakest-Link” Public Goods: the case of private information. (with D. Malueg). Journal of Public Economic Theory accepted [pdf].
  • Middle-Class Flight from Post-Katrina New Orleans: A Theoretical Analysis of Inequality and Schooling. (with J. Edwards). Regional Science and Urban Economics 64, 12-29 (2017). [link]
  • Voluntary Provision of Public Goods with Private Information Using Order Statistics. Economics Letters 150, 63-66 (2017) [link]
  • Private Information in the BBV Model of Public Goods (with D. Malueg). Journal of Public Economic Theory 18, 851-881 (2016) [pdf].
  • Private-Information Group Contests:Best-Shot Competition (with D. Malueg). Games and Economic Behavior 98, 219-234 (2016). [link].
  • The Best-Shot (Group) All-Pay Auction with Complete Information (with D. Malueg and I. Topolyan). Economic Theory 57: 603-640 (2014). [link].
  • Group Efforts when Performance Is Determined by the "Best Shot". (with D. Malueg). Economic Theory 56: 333-373 (2014). [link].
  • Increasing Fundraising Success by Decreasing Donors' Choice. (with D. Malueg). Journal of Public Economic Theory 16: 372-400 (2014). [link].
  • Communication and Early Contributions. Journal of Public Economic Theory 14: 391-421 (2012). [link].
  • Threshold Uncertainty in the Private-Information Subscription Game. (with D. Malueg). Journal of Public Economics 94: 848-861 (2010). [link].
  • Profit-Maximizing Sale of a Discrete Public Good via the Subscription Game in Private-Information Environments. (with D. Malueg). The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics: Vol. 10: Iss. 1 (Contributions), Article 5 (2010). [link].
  • Membership in Citizen Groups. (with A. Mattozzi). Games and Economic Behavior 67: 217-232 (2009). [link].
  • Private Provision of a Discrete Public Good: Efficient Equilibria in the Private-Information Contribution Game. (with D. Malueg). Economic Theory 37(1): 51-80 (2008). [link].
  • Private Provision of a Discrete Public Good: Continuous-Strategy Equilibria in the Private-Information Subscription Game. (with D. Malueg). Journal of Public Economic Theory 10: 529-545 (2008). [link].

Working papers

  • Towards an Understanding of the Political Economy of Multidimensional Poverty Measurement (with S. Higgins).

Fellowships, Honors, and Awards

  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grant: “Commitment to Equity Institute: Research and Policy Tools, Data Center, and Advisory and Training on Social Spending and Taxation” (2015-2020), Associate Researcher. Principal investigator: N. Lustig.
  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grant: “The Impact of Fiscal Policy on Inequality and Poverty in Low-income Countries: Applying the Commitment to Equity (CEQ) Framework to Ghana and Tanzania” (2015), contractor. Principal investigators: N. Lustig and J. Alm.
  • CELT Classroom Enhancement Grant, Tulane University (2014)
  • Committee on Research International Travel Grant, Tulane University (2011, 2014-2016)
  • Larry Schloss Prize for Excellence in Economics, Tulane University (2011)
  • Murphy Institute Seed Grant Program, Tulane University (2011)
  • Committee on Research Summer Fellowship, Tulane University (2005)
  • Kurzius Early Career Professorship of Economics, Tulane University (2007)
  • S. Weintraub Memorial Fellowship for Best Theoretical Contribution, University of Pennsylvania (2002)
  • L. Robbins Prize for Best First Year Student, University of Pennsylvania (1999)

Editorial Experience

  • Co-editor of Economic Inquiry
  • Referee for: AEJ - Microeconomics, Bulletin of Economic Research, Business Economics Letters, Econometrica, Economic Journal, European Economic Review, Games and Economic Behavior, International Economic Review, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Public Economic Theory, Journal of Public Economics, Management Science, Public Finance Review, RAND Journal of Economics, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Review of Economic Design, Southern Economic Journal, Theory and Decision.

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