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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.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Devlopment Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Economics, PhD, University of California at Berkeley

… → 1996

Economics, BA, University of California at Irvine

… → 1990

Research interests

  • Behavioral economics
  • Evolution
  • Game theory
  • Microeconomic theory


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  • Optimal test allocation

    Ely, J., Galeotti, A., Jann, O. & Steiner, J., Apr 2021, In: Journal of Economic Theory. 193, 105236.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  • Rotation as contagion mitigation

    Ely, J., Galeotti, A. & Steiner, J., May 2021, In: Management Science. 67, 5, p. 3117-3126 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    1 Scopus citations
  • Moving the goalposts

    Ely, J. C. & Szydlowski, M., Feb 1 2020, In: Journal of Political Economy. 128, 2, p. 468-506 39 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    4 Scopus citations
  • Sequential Information Design

    Doval, L. & Ely, J. C., Nov 2020, In: Econometrica. 88, 6, p. 2575-2608 34 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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    3 Scopus citations
  • Beeps

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    33 Scopus citations