Dan Kovenock

Chapman University - Economic Science Institute

One University Dr.

Orange, CA 92866

United States

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

http://www.CESifo.de

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (34)

1.

A Survey of Experimental Research on Contests, All-Pay Auctions and Tournaments

Number of pages: 96 Posted: 29 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2012
Kent State University - Department of Economics, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute and Case Western Reserve University
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contests, all-pay auctions, tournaments, experiments

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The Attack and Defense of Weakest-Link Networks

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3211
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Oct 2010
Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, Purdue University - Department of Economics and Case Western Reserve University
Downloads 369 (91,864)
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Colonel Blotto, conflict resolution, weakest-link, best-shot, multi-dimensional resource allocation, experiments

The Attack and Defense of Weakest-Link Networks

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Oct 2018
Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, Purdue University - Department of Economics and Case Western Reserve University
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Colonel Blotto, weakest-link, best-shot, multi-dimensional resource allocation, experiments

Comparative Analysis of Litigation Systems: An Auction-Theoretic Approach

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 Jan 2001
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
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Auctions, contests, litigation, fee-shifting

Comparative Analysis of Litigation Systems: An Auction-Theoretic Approach

Economic Journal, Vol. 115, No. 505, pp. 583-601, July 2005
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 22 Jul 2005
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
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Suicide Terrorism and the Weakest Link

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2753
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Aug 2009
Daniel G. Arce, Dan Kovenock and Brian Roberson
University of Texas at Dallas - Department of Economics & Finance, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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conflict, suicide terrorism, weakest link, Colonel Blotto

Suicide Terrorism and the Weakest Link

APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2009
Brian Roberson, Dan Kovenock and Daniel G. Arce
Purdue University - Department of Economics, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute and University of Texas at Dallas - Department of Economics & Finance
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Citation 22

An Experimental Investigation of Colonel Blotto Games

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2688
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Jul 2009
University of Bath - Department of Economics, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute and Case Western Reserve University
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Colonel Blotto, conflict resolution, contest theory, multi-dimensional resource allocation, rent-seeking, experiments

An Experimental Investigation of Colonel Blotto Games

APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2009
University of Bath - Department of Economics, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute and Case Western Reserve University
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Conflicts with Multiple Battlefields

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3165
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Sep 2010
Dan Kovenock and Brian Roberson
Chapman University - Economic Science Institute and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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conflict, contest, battlefield, Colonel Blotto Game, auction, lottery

Generalizations of the General Lotto and Colonel Blotto Games

Economic Science Institute Working Paper No. 15-07
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Mar 2015
Dan Kovenock and Brian Roberson
Chapman University - Economic Science Institute and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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Colonel Blotto game, General Lotto game, Multi-battle contest, Redistributive politics, All-pay auction

Generalizations of the General Lotto and Colonel Blotto Games

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5291
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Apr 2015
Dan Kovenock and Brian Roberson
Chapman University - Economic Science Institute and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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Colonel Blotto game, General Lotto game, multi-battle contest, redistributive politics, all-pay auction

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The Herodotus Paradox

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3135
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 31 Jul 2010
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
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Equilibrium and Efficiency in the Tug-of-War

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1564
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Nov 2005
Kai A. Konrad and Dan Kovenock
Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance and Chapman University - Economic Science Institute
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winner-take-all, all-pay auction, tipping, multi-stage contest, dynamic game

Equilibrium and Efficiency in the Tug-of-War

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5205
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Oct 2005
Kai A. Konrad and Dan Kovenock
Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance and Chapman University - Economic Science Institute
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Winner-take-all, all-pay auction, tipping, multi-stage contest, dynamic game, preemption, conflict, dominance

Non-Partisan 'Get-Out-The-Vote' Efforts and Policy Outcomes

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2815
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Oct 2009
Dan Kovenock and Brian Roberson
Chapman University - Economic Science Institute and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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get out the vote, redistributive politics, nonprofit advocacy organizations, Colonel Blotto Game, Tullock Game

Non-Partisan 'Get-Out-The-Vote' Efforts and Policy Outcomes

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2010
Brian Roberson and Dan Kovenock
Purdue University - Department of Economics and Chapman University - Economic Science Institute
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Get Out the Vote, Redistributive Politics, Nonprofit Advocacy Organizations, Colonel Blotto Game, Tullock Game

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Extremism Drives Out Moderation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3804
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 May 2012
Bettina S. Klose and Dan Kovenock
University of Zurich and Chapman University - Economic Science Institute
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conflict, all-pay auction, identity-dependent externalities, radicalism, extremism, contest success function

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Electoral Poaching and Party Identification

WZB-Markets and Political Economy Working Paper No. SP II 2005-17
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Dec 2005
Dan Kovenock and Brian Roberson
Chapman University - Economic Science Institute and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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redistributive politics, voting, elections, loyalty, polarization, all-pay auction

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Citation 8

The Lifeboat Problem

Working Paper of the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance No. 2011-13
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2011
Kai A. Konrad and Dan Kovenock
Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance and Chapman University - Economic Science Institute
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all-pay contest, multiple prizes, rent dissipation, lifeboat

The Lifeboat Problem

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7424
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Sep 2009
Kai A. Konrad and Dan Kovenock
Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance and Chapman University - Economic Science Institute
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all-pay contest, lifeboat, multiple prizes, rent dissipation

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Behavior in All-Pay Auctions with Ties

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Oct 2015
Alan Gelder, Dan Kovenock and Roman M. Sheremeta
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute and Case Western Reserve University
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All-pay auction, contest, tie, draw, bid differential, experiment

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The All-Pay Auction with Complete Information and Identity-Dependent Externalities

University of Zurich Department of Economics Working Paper No. 118
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 18 Apr 2013
Bettina S. Klose and Dan Kovenock
University of Zurich and Chapman University - Economic Science Institute
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All-pay auction, identity-dependent externalities, payoff nonequivalence, political conflict

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Focality and Asymmetry in Multi-Battle Contests

Chapman University, Economic Science Institute, Working Paper #16-16
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Aug 2016
University of Bath - Department of Economics, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, University of Leicester - Department of Economics and Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics
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Conflict, Experiment, Colonel Blotto, Focal point, Asymmetry

Competition for FDI with Vintage Investment and Agglomeration Advantages

WZB Markets and Politics Working Paper No. SP II 2008-09
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Aug 2010
Kai A. Konrad and Dan Kovenock
Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance and Chapman University - Economic Science Institute
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dynamic tax competition, vintage capital, agglomeration, foreign direct investment, bidding for firms

Competition for FDI with Vintage Investment and Agglomeration Advantages

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6740
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Jun 2008
Kai A. Konrad and Dan Kovenock
Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance and Chapman University - Economic Science Institute
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Agglomeration, Bidding for firms, Dynamic tax competition, Foreign direct investment, Vintage capital

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The Alliance Formation Puzzle and Capacity Constraints

WZB Markets and Politics Working Paper No. SP II 2008-07
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 26 Aug 2010
Kai A. Konrad and Dan Kovenock
Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance and Chapman University - Economic Science Institute
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The Alliance Formation Puzzle and Capacity Constraints

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6741
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 10 Jun 2008
Kai A. Konrad and Dan Kovenock
Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance and Chapman University - Economic Science Institute
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Alliance formation puzzle, budget constraints, military conflict

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Group Contests with Private Information and the 'Weakest Link'

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 May 2018
Tulane University - Department of Economics, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, University of California Riverside and University of Cincinnati - Department of Economics
Downloads 37 (495,406)
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All-Pay Auction, Groups, Bayes-Nash Equilibrium, Weakest Link, Incomplete Information, Coordination

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GATT, Dispute Settlement and Cooperation

NBER Working Paper No. w4071
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 May 2004 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2015
Marie C. Thursby and Dan Kovenock
Georgia Institute of Technology - Strategic Management Area and Chapman University - Economic Science Institute
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The Optimal Defense of Network Connectivity

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5653
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Jan 2016
Dan Kovenock and Brian Roberson
Chapman University - Economic Science Institute and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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allocation game, asymmetric conflict, attack and defense, Colonel Blotto Game, network connectivity, weakest-link, best-shot

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Dynamic Behavior and Player Types in Majoritarian Multi-Battle Contests

Economic Science Institute Working Paper No.15-02
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Feb 2015
Alan Gelder and Dan Kovenock
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics and Chapman University - Economic Science Institute
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Dynamic Contest, Multi-Battle Contest, Player Type, Experiment, All-Pay Auction, Escalation, Last Stand, Maximin

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Notes on the Effect of Capital Gains Taxation on Non-Austrian Assets

NBER Working Paper No. w1568
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2008
Dan Kovenock and Michael Rothschild
Chapman University - Economic Science Institute and Princeton University
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Multi-Battle Contests

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5645
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Jul 2006
Kai A. Konrad and Dan Kovenock
Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance and Chapman University - Economic Science Institute
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All-pay auction, contest, race, conflict, multi-stage, R&D, endogenous uncertainty, preemption, discouragement

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Capital Gains Taxation in an Economy with an "Austrian Sector"

NBER Working Paper No. w0758
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Aug 2004 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2010
Dan Kovenock and Michael Rothschild
Chapman University - Economic Science Institute and Princeton University
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A Comparison of Multiple-Unit All-Pay and Winner-Pay Auctions Under Incomplete Information

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Nov 2002
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute and Tilburg University
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Multi-Stage Contests with Stochastic Ability

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5844
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Nov 2006
Kai A. Konrad and Dan Kovenock
Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance and Chapman University - Economic Science Institute
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All-pay auction, elimination tournament, contest, race, conflict, multi-stage, random ability, discouragement

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All Pay Quality-Bids in Score Procurement Auctions

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Feb 2020
Dan Kovenock and Jingfeng Lu
Chapman University - Economic Science Institute and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics
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All-pay quality bids, Equilibrium analysis, Score auctions, Score procurements, Winner-pay quality bids

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A Class of N-Player Colonel Blotto Games with Multidimensional Private Information

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 336
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Nov 2019
Christian Ewerhart and Dan Kovenock
University of Zurich, Department of Economics and Chapman University - Economic Science Institute
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Colonel Blotto games, private information, Bayes-Nash equilibrium, information rents, networks

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Contests with Stochastic Abilities

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 48, Issue 1, pp. 89-103, January 2010
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Jan 2010
Kai A. Konrad and Dan Kovenock
Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance and Chapman University - Economic Science Institute
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The Optimal Defense of Networks of Targets

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 56, Issue 4, pp. 2195-2211, 2018
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 Sep 2018
Dan Kovenock and Brian Roberson
Chapman University - Economic Science Institute and Purdue University - Department of Economics
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Information Sharing in Contests

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 24, Issue 3, pp. 570-596, 2015
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 Jul 2015
Dan Kovenock, Florian Morath and Johannes Munster
Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, Department of Public Finance, University of Innsbruck and University of Cologne
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Capital Structure and Product Market Rivalry: How Do We Reconcile Theory and Evidence?

Posted: 03 Aug 1999
Dan Kovenock and Gordon M. Phillips
Chapman University - Economic Science Institute and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business

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Capital Structure and Product Market Behavior: An Examination of Plant Exit and Investment Decisions

Center for Economic Studies Working Paper at University of Munich, Number 89
Posted: 05 Jul 1998
Dan Kovenock and Gordon M. Phillips
Chapman University - Economic Science Institute and Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business

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