Eller Professor of Economics
- Ph.D. University of Illinois (Urbana)
- ECON 501A, Microeconomic Theory I (graduate)
- ECON 502, Economics Dynamics
- Econ 696R, Topics in Game Theory and Applications
- Game Theory
- Industrial Organization
- Economic Theory
- Economic Dynamics
Rabah Amir's present research deals with theoretical and applied aspects of oligopoly behavior, innovation and market structure; the theory and application of dynamic games in economics and finance; methodological aspects of supermodularity and economic complementarity and applications; and some aspects of environmental and public economics.
- “Network effects, market structure and industry performance“, Journal of Economic Theory, to appear, 2011 (with N. Lazzati).
- “Evolutionary finance and dynamic games“, Mathematics and Financial Economics, to appear, 2011 (with I. Evstigneev, T. Hens, L. Xu).
- “Symmetry-breaking in two-player games via strategic substitutes and diagonal nonconcavity: A synthesis“, Journal of Economic Theory, 145, 2010, 1968-1986 (with F. Garcia and M. Knauff).
- “Comparative statics in a simple class of strategic market games“, Games and Economic Behavior, 65, 7-24, 2009 (with F. Bloch)
- “Ranking economics departments worldwide on the basis of academic placement“, Review of Economics and Statistics, 90, 185-90, 2008 (w M. Knauff).
- “Second-mover advantage and price leadership in Bertrand duopoly“, Games and Economic Behavior, 55, 1-20, 2006 (with A. Stepanova).
Other Selected Publications
- “Entry, Exit, and Imperfect Competition in the Long Run,” Journal of Economic Theory, 110, 191-203, 2003 (w. V. Lambson)
- “On the Effects of Entry in Cournot Markets,” Review of Economic Studies, 67, 235-254, 2000 (w. V. Lambson)
- “Continuous Stochastic Games of Capital Accumulation with Convex Transitions,” Games and Economic Behavior, 15, 111-131, 1996.
- “Cournot Oligopoly and the Theory of Supermodular Games" Games and Economic Behavior, 15, 132-148, 1996.
- “Sensitivity Analysis in Multisector Optimal Economic Dynamics” Journal of Mathematical Economics, 25, 123-141, 1996.
- “A Strategic Market Game with Complete Markets”, Journal of Economic Theory, 51, 126-43, 1990 (w. M. Shubik, S. Sahi and S. Yao).
- Games and Economic Behavior, special issue M. Shubik, vol 65/1
- Economic Theory
- Games and Economic Behavior
- International Journal of Industrial Organization
- International Game Theory Review
- Journal of Public Economic Theory
- Mathematical Social Sciences
The Manchester School, 2001-