Andrea Gallice



I am an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics, Statistics and Social Sciences of the University of Torino as well as a Research Affiliate of the Collegio Carlo Alberto. My areas of research are Industrial Organization, Auction Theory, Game Theory and Economics of Education.

I hold a Ph.D. in Economics from the European University Institute (with a period as a Visiting Scholar at UC, Berkeley). After the Ph.D. I moved to the University of Munich as a Marie Curie Fellow in the framework of the CEPR/ENABLE network. I have also been a Research Fellow at the International Centre for Economic Research and a Postdoc at the University of Siena. I am currently teaching the course "Microeconomia C" at the School of Management and Economics of the University of Torino.

For a complete Curriculum Vitae click here. Contacts: andrea.gallice(at), andrea.gallice(at)

Recent Working Papers and Work in Progress

"A Model of Educational Investment and Social Status", joint with Edoardo Grillo, in progress.

"Curious about the Price? Bidding Behavior in Price Reveal Auctions", joint with Giuseppe Sorrenti, in progress.

"Rent-Seeking Contests with Private Values and Common Knowledge about the Mean", wp 023, Dept. Economics and Statistics, University of Torino, 2013, submitted. [abstract] [link]

"Optimal stealing time", wp 328, Collegio Carlo Alberto, 2013, revised & resubmitted. [abstract] [link]

"Strategic Announcements of Reference Points in Disputes and Litigations", wp 279, Collegio Carlo Alberto, 2012, submitted.  [abstract] [link]

"Self-Serving Biased Reference Points", wp 223, Collegio Carlo Alberto, 2011, submitted [abstract] [link] [updated version 10/2014]

"Price Reveal Auctions", wp 015, Dept. Economics and Statistics, University of Torino, 2012, revise & resubmit. [abstract] [link]

"Lowest Unique Bid Auctions with Signals", wp 112, Collegio Carlo Alberto, 2009, submitted. [abstract] [link]  [updated version 6/2013]

"Some Social Welfare Implications of Behavioral Preferences", CEPR Discussion Paper 6572, 2007. [abstract] [link]



"Equilibrium Selection through pu-Dominance", Economic Theory Bulletin, forthcoming. [abstract] [link]

"The Neglected Effects of Demand Characteristics on the Sustainability of Collusion ", Research in Economics, 64 (4), pp. 240-246, 2010. [abstract] [link]
"Education, Dynamic Signalling and Social Distance", Oxford Economic Papers, 61 (2), pp. 304-326, 2009.  [abstract] [link]
"Best Responding to What? A Behavioural Approach to One Shot Play in 2x2 Games", in Games, Rationality and Behaviour. Essays on Behavioural Game Theory and Experiments,
(eds. A. Innocenti and P. Sbriglia), Palgrave McMillan, New York, pp. 184-203, 2008.  [abstract]  
"Some Equivalence Results between Mixed Strategy Nash Equilibria and Minimax Regret in 2x2 Games", Economics Bulletin, 3 (28), pp. 1-8, 2007. [abstract]  [link]
"Un Bilancio dell’Esperienza UMTS in Europa: fu Collusione?", Mercato Concorrenza Regole, 2, pp. 309-328, 2002.   [abstract]
Other Writings
"Three Essays on Behavioral and Applied Game Theory", Ph.D. Thesis, European University Institute, DOI: 10.2870/89587, 2007.    [link]  
"Asymmetries among Bidders: the Issue of Entry in First Price Auctions", M.Sc. Thesis, University College of London, 2002.

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