• 662 Citations
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Research Interests

Range from pure game theory to applied microeconomics to behavioral and experimental economics. His work includes contributions to the foundations of game theory under incomplete information, repeated games, and mechanism design, the evolution of preferences, and torture.

Education/Academic qualification

Economics, PhD, University of California, Berkeley

… → 1996

Economics, BA, University of California, Irvine

… → 1990

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Grants 2005 2022

Incentives
Information dynamics
Dynamic environment
Incentive schemes
Bonuses
Persuasion
Incentives
Information disclosure
Mechanism design
Surprise

Behavioral Mechanism Design

Ely, J. C.

National Science Foundation

8/15/117/31/14

Project: Research project

Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship

Ely, J. C.

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

5/20/059/15/07

Project: Research project

Research Output 2001 2017

  • 662 Citations
  • 25 Article
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Chapter
13 Citations (Scopus)

Beeps

Ely, J. C., Jan 1 2017, In : American Economic Review. 107, 1, p. 31-53 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Persuasion
Multiple agents
Higher-order beliefs
Stochastic processes
2 Citations (Scopus)

Do agents maximise? Risk taking on first and second serves in tennis

Ely, J. C., Gauriot, R. & Page, L., Dec 1 2017, In : Journal of Economic Psychology. 63, p. 135-142 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tennis
Risk-Taking
Motivation
incentive
expert
5 Citations (Scopus)

Overbooking

Ely, J. C., Garrett, D. F. & Hinnosaar, T., Dec 1 2017, In : Journal of the European Economic Association. 15, 6, p. 1258-1301 44 p., jvw025.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Overbooking
Airlines
Purchase
Double auction
Expected value
8 Citations (Scopus)

A model of price discrimination under loss aversion and state-contingent reference points

Carbajal, J. C. & Ely, J. C., May 1 2016, In : Theoretical Economics. 11, 2, p. 455-485 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Price discrimination
Reference point
Loss aversion
Buyers
Menu
3 Citations (Scopus)

Torture and the commitment problem

Baliga, S. & Ely, J. C., Oct 1 2016, In : Review of Economic Studies. 83, 4, p. 1406-1439 34 p., rdv057.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Torture
Commitment problem
Rationale
Threat
Delegation