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Bettina Klose

Bettina Klose

Senior Lecturer


Ph.D. Economics, Purdue University (2010)
B.Sc. Mathematics and Economics, Bielefeld University (2006)


Dr. Bettina Klose holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Purdue University (2010) and B.Sc. in Mathematics (Honors) and Economics from Bielefeld University, Germany (2006). Before returning to Purdue as visiting faculty in 2018, she was a Chancellor's Fellow in Economics at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia, and prior to that a Post-Doc at the University of Zurich in Switzerland.


Bettina's research and teaching interests are in the areas of Game Theory, Industrial Organization, Market Design, and Political Economy. Her research has focused on models of conflict.


Bettina currently teaches courses in Microeconomics and Mathematics for Economists.

Journal Articles

  • Klose, B. & Schweinzer, P. (2021). Auctioning Risk: The All-Pay Auction under Mean-Variance Preferences. Economic Theory, | Related Website | Download |
  • Klose, B. & Kovenock, D. (2015). Extremism Drives Out Moderation. Social Choice and Welfare, vol. 44 (4), 861-887. | Related Website |
  • Klose, B. & Kovenock, D. (2015). The All-Pay Auction with Complete Information and Identity-Dependent Externalities. Economic Theory, vol. 59 (1), 1-19. | Related Website |
  • ECON 511 (Fall, Spring)
  • ECON 615 (Fall)

Phone: (765) 494-3714

Area(s) of Expertise

microeconomic theory, game theory, industrial organization, political economy, experimental economics