We extend a warm welcome to the new faculty for 2011-12. Joining the ranks of our permanent faculty this year
is Dr. Anson Soderbery. Joining us as a
visiting faculty member is Matthew Hoelle.
Professor Soderbery received his Ph.D. from the University
of California in 2011. His areas of expertise are
International Trade, Empirical Industrial Organization, and
Matthew received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of
Pennsylvania in 2010. Since then, he has been a Max Weber
Postdoctoral Fellow at the European University Institute in
Florence, Italy. His research interests are Macroeconomic Theory
and Financial Economics, specifically including the equilibrium
effects of policy changes related to bankruptcy and taxation.
WELCOME NEW FACULTY 2010-11|
We are happy to welcome two new members to our faculty for the
2010-2011 year. Joining the ranks of our permanent faculty this year are Dr. Brian Roberson and Dr. Julian Romero
We are happy to welcome Professor Roberson back to the Purdue Economics Department. Brian received his Ph.D. from the Purdue University in 2005. He had been an Assistant Professor of Economics at Miami University (Ohio). Brian has a number of publications in game theory, with applications in economics and political science. Among his research interests are Economic Theory, Game Theory, Political Economy, and Contest Theory.
Professor Romero comes to Purdue from the California Institute of Technology where he completed his Ph.D. in Economics in 2010. Julian’s research interests include Game Theory, Behavioral Economics and Experimental Economics. He also has interests in Political Economy and Numerical Methods. Julian returns to the
Midwest and the Big 10, as his undergraduate degree is from Northwestern University.
PURDUE TO CO-SPONSOR UPCOMING INTERNATIONAL
In July of 2011 the
International Conference of the Economic Science Association will be jointly
sponsored by Purdue's Krannert School of Management and the Booth School,
University of Chicago. Approximately three hundred experimental economists
will gather for the event at the Booth School making it one of the world's largest
experimental economics conferences.
WELCOME NEW FACULTY 2009-10|
We extend a warm welcome to the new faculty for 2009-10. Joining the ranks
of our permanent faculty this year are Dr. Gabriele Camera and Dr.
We are happy to welcome Gabriele Camera
back to the Purdue Economics Department where he served as a faculty
member from 1997-2007. Professor Camera received his Ph.D. from the
University of Iowa in 1997 and since that time he has won a number of
awards including a Fulbright Distinguished Teaching Award (Siena Chair
in Economics) in 2009/2010 and a Purdue Faculty Scholar Award in 2004.
Among his research interests are Applied Theory, Experimental Economics,
Monetary Theory, and Macroeconomics. Professor Camera will be teaching
at all levels in the Economic Department (including Krannert’s MBA
Program) and will also continue his work as associate editor of the
Annals of Finance and Economic Theory.
Professor Maximiano comes to Purdue from the University of Chicago where
she was a postdoc researcher since 2007. Earning a Ph.D. in
Economics from the University of Amsterdam in 2007, Sandra has taught
courses at that university and also the Catholic University of Lisbon.
Her research interests lie in the fields of experimental, behavioral and
organizational economics. This year Sandra will be teaching an
undergraduate game theory course and a graduate-level course in
We are also happy to welcome visiting professor John
received his Ph.D. in Economics from Auburn University in 1998 with
a concentration in industrial organization. Since then he has been
teaching at Louisiana State University, the University College of
the Cayman Islands, and most recently he has been working as a
consulting economist in Los Angeles. He will be teaching
Intermediate Microeconomics this fall and spring.
IN MEMORY OF C. P. "ROKO" ALIPRANTIS|
It is with great sadness that we report the passing
of Distinguished Professor C. D. "Roko" Aliprantis on
2/27/2009. Roko is warmly remembered for his
substantial service to the Department of Economics
at Purdue, including his generosity to graduate
students and faculty members, his loyalty to the
Department and to the School, his leadership, and
his work ethic. Roko epitomized what a true
academic at a research university should be. The
following link provides further information
regarding Roko's accomplishments, as well as
information on those wishing to offer condolences or
make a contribution in Roko's name.
C. D. "Roko" Aliprantis: 1946-2009
WELCOME NEW FACULTY 2008-09|
We extend a warm welcome to the new faculty for 2008-09. Joining the ranks
of our permanent faculty this year are Dr. Justin Tobias and Dr. Yong Bao.
Professor Tobias received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of
Chicago in 1999. Since then he has taught at the University
of California-Irvine and, most recently, at Iowa State University.
He is an Associate Editor of the Economics of Education Review. His
primary area of research is Bayesian Econometrics.
Professor Bao received his Ph.D. in Economics from
the University of California-Riverside in 2004. He comes to Purdue
from Temple University. Dr. Bao has published articles in the fields of
econometrics and empirical finance. His research interests include time
series and finite sample econometrics.
We also welcome visiting professors Subir Chakrabarti and Mostafa
Professor Beshkar received his Ph.D. in Economics from Vanderbilt
University in August of 2008. His primary field of research is
international trade and he is currently researching the design and
implementation of international trade institutions. Professor
Beshkar will be teaching Intermediate Microeconomics (fall) and
International Trade (spring).
Professor Chakrabarti received his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa in
1985. He is presently on leave from Indiana University Purdue
University Indianapolis (IUPUI) where he has been a professor
since 1998. Professor Chakrabarti's main research interest is in
game theory and economic theory. Click here to view his
publications. During the fall semester he will be teaching Game Theory and
collaborating on research with Professor Roko Aliprantis.