Jacob Goeree

Scientia Professor, Director AGORA Centre for Market Design

School of Economics - PhD Economics, Cum Laude, University of Amsterdam | BA Economics, Cum Laude, University of Amsterdam | PhD Theoretical Physics, University of Utrecht | BS Theoretical Physics, Cum Laude, University of Utrecht

Expertise

Market design, mechanism design, experimental economics

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About Jacob

Jacob Goeree is Scientia Professor and the first SHARP hire at the UNSW Business School. Prior to joining UNSW he was a full professor at Caltech and the University of Zurich.

Goeree is a world-leading experimenter, theorist and market designer. He has published in top general interest journals in economics and political science, including Econometrica, American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economic Studies and American Political Science Review, as well as in Nature and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.

Goeree’s research has influenced the design of major spectrum auctions worldwide. In the US, he co-designed and tested the recent 700MHz auction that generated record revenues of 19 billion dollars and co-designed the market for pollution permits for the regional greenhouse gas initiative.

Goeree is a former Research Fellow of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. He was elected Fellow of the Econometric Society in 2012 and member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2014 and of the Royal Netherlands Society for the Sciences in 2015. He served as President of the Economic Science Association and as Editor of Experimental Economics. He is currently Associate Editor of the Journal of Economic Theory and Games and Economic Behavior.

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