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Curriculum Vitae


  • 1992, Ph.D. in Economics: Purdue University, USA

  • 1990, MSc in Economics: Purdue University, USA

  • 1988, MA in Economics: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA

  • 1982, BSc in Physics: Ocean University of China, China


  • 2002 - , Senior lecturer: University of St Andrews, Scotland

  • 1999 - 2002, Lecturer in Economics: The Queen’s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland

  • 1992 - 1999, Research Fellow: Science Centre Berlin for Social Studies, Germany

  • 1982 - 1986, Lecturer in Physics: Dalian Aquatic School, China

 Publications in Refereed Journals

  1. Basic Income and a Public Job Offer (with F. FitzRoy), 2018,Journal of Poverty and Social Justice, Vol. 26, pp.191-206. Read Online
  2. Higher Tax for Top Earners (with F. FitzRoy), 2017, Journal of Economics, Vol. 122, pp.121-136. Read Online
  3. On the Microeconomic Foundations of Linear Demand for Differentiated Products (with R. Amir and P. Erickson), 2017, Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 169, pp.641-665.
  4. Free Trade versus Autarky under Asymmetric Cournot Oligopoly (with R. Amir, and M. Troege), 2017, Review of International Economics, Vol. 25, pp.98-107.
  5. Impact of Risk Aversion and Countervailing Tax in Oligopoly (with S. Kobayashi), 2016, Annals of Finance, Vol. 12. pp.393-408.
  6. Prices and Deadweight Loss in Multi-Product Monopoly (with R. Amir, G, Pech and M. Troege), 2016, Journal of Public Economics Theory, Vol. 18, pp.346–362.
  7. R&D -Induced Industry Polarization and Shakeouts (with R. Amir and C. Halmenschlager), 2011, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol. 29, pp.386–398.
  8. Robust Results on the Sharing of Firm-Specific Information: Incentive and Welfare Effects (with R. Amir and M. Troege), 2010, Journal of Mathematical Economics, Vol. 46, pp.855-866.
  9. Asymmetric Duopoly under Different Market Structures (with O. Parcero), 2010, International Journal of Business and Economics, Vol. 9, pp.45-56.
  10. Firm-level Social Return to Education (with P. Martins), 2010, Journal of Population Economics, Vol. 23, pp.539-558.
  11. On Additive Spillovers and Returns to Scale in R&D (with R. Amir and M. Troege), 2008, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol. 26, pp.695-703.
  12. R&D Competition and Endogenous Spillovers (with M. Troege), 2006, Manchester School of Economics, Vol. 74, pp.44-51.
  13. Learning by doing, spillovers and shakeouts (with J. Perote-Peña and M. Troege), 2004, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Vol. 14, pp.85-98.
  14. Public Information and Cost Reduction (with M. Troege), 2002, Journal of Economics, Vol. 75, pp.227-237.
  15. Strategic Cost Reduction and Cost Revelation, 2001, German Economic Review, Vol. 2, pp.99-111.
  16. Monopolistic Competition and Bounded Rationality, 2001, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 45, pp.175-184.
  17. Cournot and Bertrand Equilibria Compared (with R. Amir), 2001, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol. 19, pp.144-145.
  18. A Comment on “A General Model of Information Sharing”, 2000, Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 93, pp.144-145.
  19. Sequencing R&D Decisions in a Two-Period Duopoly with Spillovers, (with M. Amir and R. Amir), 2000, Economic Theory, Vol. 15, pp.297-318.
  20. Demand-Induced Endogenous Price Leadership (with R. Amir and I. Grilo), 1999, International Game Theory Review, Vol. 1, pp.219-240.
  21. Information Sharing about a Demand Shock, 1998, Journal of Economics, Vol. 68, pp.137-152.
  22. A Test for Information Sharing in Cournot Oligopoly, 1996, Information Economics and Policy, Vol. 8, pp.75-86.
  23. Innovation Announcement with Vertical Differentiation, 1995, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 28, pp.399-408.
  24. Reconciliation of Unemployment-New Firm Startup Paradox (with D. Audretsch), 1994, Small Business Economics, Vol. 6, pp.381-385.
  25. Information Sharing through Sales Report, 1994, Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. XLII, pp.323-334.

 Published Articles in Books

  1. Poverty Orderings for the Dalton Utility-Gap Measures (with J. Foster), in the Distribution of Welfare and Household Production by Jenkins, Kapteyn and van Praag (eds.) Cambridge University Press 1998
  2. Innovation and Sales Data Exchange, 1996, in Collusion through Information Sharing? by Albach, Jin, Schenk (eds.) Berlin: Edition Sigma

 Edited Books

  1. Collusion through Information Sharing? (with H. Albach and C. Schenk) Berlin: Edition Sigma 1996