School of Social Sciences
PH.D., The Johns Hopkins University
Phone: (949) 824-4167, 5788
Fax: (949) 824-2182
University of California, Irvine
3123 Social Sciences Plaza A
Mail Code: 5100
Irvine, CA 92697
Economic theory, political economy
"Restraining the Genuine Homo Economicus: Why the Economy Cannot Be Divorced from its Governance," Economics and Politics, 2003.
"Turning 'Citizens'into 'Consumers:' Economic Growth and the Level of Public Discourse," in Breton et. al (eds), Rational Foundations of Democratic Politics, 2003, Cambridge University Press.
"Comparing Bargaining Solutions in the Shadow of Conflict: How Norms Against Threats Can Have Real Effects" (With N. Anbarci and C. Syropoulos), Journal of Economic Theory, 2002.
"Insecure Property and the Efficiency of Exchange" (with C. Syropoulos), Economic Journal, 2002.
"Guns, Butter, and Openness: On the Relationship Between Security and Trade," (with C. Syropoulos), American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 2001.
"The Political Economy of Organized Crime: Providing Proetection When the State Does Not," Economics of Governance, 2001.
"Contest Success Functions," Economic Theory, 1996
"Risk Aversion in Contests," (with Li Gan), Economic Journal, 1995
"Cooperation, Conflict, and Power in the Absence and Property Rights," American Economic Review, 1992.
Research and Writing Grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundations (2002-2004)
Global Peace and Conflict Studies Center (UCI); Institute for Mathematical Behavioral Sciences (UCI);Center for the Study of Democracy (UCI); CESifo Research Network, Munich, Germany; Center for the Study of Civil Wars, Peace Research Institure of Oslo, Norway; European Union Network for the Study of Polarization and Conflict