Rabah Amir

University of Arizona - Department of Economics

Professor

Tucson, AZ 85721

United States

University of Arizona

Professor

Tucson, AZ 85721

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

Ranking Economics Departments Worldwide On the Basis of PhD Placement

CORE Discussion Paper No. 2005/51
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Jun 2006
Rabah Amir and Malgorzata Knauff
University of Arizona - Department of Economics and Warsaw School of Economics (SGH)
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Citation 5

Abstract:

economics PhD education, scientific evaluation methods,economics department ranking

2.

Market Selection and Survival of Investment Strategies

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 91
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Nov 2001
University of Arizona - Department of Economics, University of Manchester - Department of Economics, University of Manchester - Economics, School of Social Sciences and University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance
Downloads 606 (35,380)
Citation 10

Abstract:

evolutionary finance, portfolio theory, investment strategies, CAPM, market selection, incomplete markets

3.

Supermodularity and Complementarity in Economics: An Elementary Survey

CORE Discussion Paper No. 2003/104
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Apr 2007
Rabah Amir
University of Arizona - Department of Economics
Downloads 447 (45,319)
Citation 23

Abstract:

complementarity, supermodularity, comparative statics, ordinal/cardinal, strategic complementarity, oligopoly

Asset Market Games of Survival: A Synthesis of Evolutionary and Dynamic Games

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 08-31
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2011
University of Arizona - Department of Economics, University of Manchester - Economics, School of Social Sciences and University of Manchester - Department of Economics
Downloads 387 (61,892)
Citation 4

Abstract:

evolutionary finance, dynamic games, stochastic games, evolutionary game theory, games of survival.

Asset Market Games of Survival

EFA 2009 Bergen Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 17 Feb 2009
University of Arizona - Department of Economics, University of Manchester - Economics, School of Social Sciences and University of Manchester - Department of Economics
Downloads 32 (401,949)
Citation 4

Abstract:

evolutionary finance, dynamic games, stochastic games, games of survival

5.

Merger Performance under Uncertain Efficiency Gains

FEEM Working Paper No. 79.04
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Jun 2004
McGill University - Department of Economics, Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Economics and University of Arizona - Department of Economics
Downloads 314 (76,830)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Horizontal merger, Bayesian Cournot equilibrium, Efficiency gains, Market performance

6.

Evolutionary Finance and Dynamic Games

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 09-49
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 Jan 2010
University of Arizona - Department of Economics, University of Manchester - Economics, School of Social Sciences, University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance and University of Manchester
Downloads 295 (75,032)
Citation 1

Abstract:

evolutionary finance, dynamic games, stochastic games, survival strategies

7.

Market Structure, Scale Economies and Industry Performance

CORE Discussion Paper No. 2003/65
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Jun 2007
Rabah Amir
University of Arizona - Department of Economics
Downloads 163 (129,287)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Cournot oligopoly, returns to scale, entry, equilibrium comparative statics

8.

Second-Mover Advantage and Price Leadership in Bertrand Oligopoly

CORE Discussion Paper No. 2004/37
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Mar 2007
Rabah Amir and Anna Stepanova
University of Arizona - Department of Economics and University of Southern Denmark
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Citation 9

Abstract:

price competition, endogenous timing, first/second-mover advantage, risk dominance

9.

On the Effects of Banks' Equity Ownership on Credit Markets: An Antitrust Perspective on the Glass-Steagall Act

CORE Discussion Paper No. 2004/38
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Mar 2007
Rabah Amir and Michael Troege
University of Arizona - Department of Economics and ESCP-Europe
Downloads 153 (154,316)

Abstract:

banking and commerce, regulation and antitrust, Glass-Steagall act, Gramm-Leach-Bliley act, auctions

10.

On Inverse Utility and Third-Order Effects in the Economics of Uncertainty

CORE Discussion Paper No. 2004/45
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 25 Oct 2006
Rabah Amir and Marcin Czupryna
University of Arizona - Department of Economics and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) - Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE)
Downloads 123 (185,091)

Abstract:

absolute prudence, absolute risk aversion, inverse utility function

11.

Strategies of Survival in Dynamic Asset Market Games

Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 08-41
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Dec 2008
Rabah Amir, Igor V. Evstigneev and Le Xu
University of Arizona - Department of Economics, University of Manchester - Economics, School of Social Sciences and University of Manchester
Downloads 116 (192,120)

Abstract:

evolutionary finance, dynamic games, stochastic games, survival strategies

12.

Network Effects, Market Structure and Industry Performance

NET Institute Working Paper No. 09-27
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Nov 2009
Rabah Amir and Natalia Lazzati
University of Arizona - Department of Economics and University of Arizona - Department of Economics
Downloads 70 (267,327)

Abstract:

Network effects, demand-side externalities, Cournot oligopoly, su-permodularit

13.

Endogenous Heterogeneity in Strategic Models: Symmetry-breaking via Strategic Substitutes and Nonconcavities

CORE Discussion Paper No. 2006/8
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Jul 2006
University of Arizona - Department of Economics, Indiana University and Warsaw School of Economics (SGH)
Downloads 70 (259,335)
Citation 1

Abstract:

inter-firm heterogeneity, submodular games, business strategy, innovation strategies

14.

On Taxation Pass-Through for a Monopoly Firm

CORE Discussion Paper No. 2004/39
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Mar 2007
Rabah Amir, Isabella Maret and Michael Troege
University of Arizona - Department of Economics, BETA, Pole European Faculte de Sciences Economique and ESCP-Europe
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15.

Information Structure and the Tragedy of the Commons in Resource Extraction

CORE Discussion Paper No. 2004/40
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Mar 2007
Rabah Amir and Niels Nannerup
University of Arizona - Department of Economics and University of Southern Denmark
Downloads 60 (296,223)

Abstract:

dynamic resource games, open-loop, closed-loop and trigger strategies, Pareto optimality, regulation

16.

Ordinal Versus Cardinal Complementarity: The Case of Cournot Oligopoly

CORE Discussion Paper No. 2004/36
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Mar 2007
Rabah Amir
University of Arizona - Department of Economics
Downloads 58 (298,675)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Cournot oligopoly, complementarity, supermodularity, single-crossing property

17.

Asymmetric Regulation of Identical Polluters in Oligopoly Models

CORE Discussion Paper No. 2004/46
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 Oct 2006
Rabah Amir and Niels Nannerup
University of Arizona - Department of Economics and University of Southern Denmark
Downloads 46 (337,302)

Abstract:

asymmetric emissions regulation, polluting oligopolists, EU harmonization

18.

Entry, Exit, and Imperfect Competition in the Long Run

CORE Discussion Paper No. 2003/66
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Jun 2007
Rabah Amir and Val E. Lambson
University of Arizona - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University - Department of Economics
Downloads 43 (343,229)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Entry, Exit, Dynamic games, Integer constraints

19.

Sharing Firm-Specific Information: Incentives and Welfare Effects

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 24 Jun 2009
Rabah Amir, Jim Y. Jin and Michael Troege
University of Arizona - Department of Economics, University of St. Andrews - School of Management and ESCP-Europe
Downloads 41 (340,214)

Abstract:

information sharing, cost uncertainty, firm-specific information, benchmarking

20.

Imperfect Competition, Integer Constraints and Industry Dynamics

CORE Discussion Paper No. 2004/42
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Oct 2006
Rabah Amir and Val E. Lambson
University of Arizona - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University - Department of Economics
Downloads 37 (362,806)

Abstract:

entry and exit, dynamic games, integer constraints

21.

Monopoly versus R&D-integrated Duopoly

The Manchester School, Vol. 70, No. 1, pp. 88-100, January 2002
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 22 Dec 2002
University of Arizona - Department of Economics, University of Southern Denmark, University of Southern Denmark, Odense and University of Southern Denmark - Department of Economics
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22.

A Comment on 'The Loss from Trade Under International Cournot Oligopoly with Cost Asymmetry' by Dong and Yuan (2010)

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 29 Dec 2012
Rabah Amir, Jim Y. Jin and Michael Troege
University of Arizona - Department of Economics, University of St. Andrews - School of Management and ESCP-Europe
Downloads 14 (470,382)

Abstract:

Trade, Imperfect Competition, Cournot, Asymmetry

23.

Free Trade vs. Autarky in an Asymmetric Cournot World

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2014
Michael Troege, Rabah Amir and Jim Y. Jin
ESCP-Europe, University of Arizona - Department of Economics and University of St. Andrews - School of Management
Downloads 12 (460,029)

Abstract:

linear oligopoly, free trade, welfare comparison

24.

Optimal Licensing of Uncertain Patents in the Shadow of Litigation

Games and Economic Behavior, 88 (2014) 320–338,
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Jan 2015
University of Arizona - Department of Economics, Université Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne and University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE)
Downloads 8 (454,818)

Abstract:

Licensing mechanisms, Uncertain patents, Patent litigation, Cost comparative statics

25.

Endougenous Timing in a Mixed Duopoly

University of Pavia, Department of Economics and Quantitative Methods - Quaderni di Dipartimento No. 162
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Nov 2013
Rabah Amir and Giuseppe De Feo
University of Arizona - Department of Economics and University of Strathclyde, Glasgow - Strathclyde Business School - Department of Economics
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Abstract:

Mixed markets, endogenous timing, Cournot equilibrium, Stackelberg equilibrium, privatization

26.

R&D as a Prisoner's Dilemma and R&D-Avoiding Cartels

The Manchester School, Vol. 79, Issue 1, pp. 81-99, 2010
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Dec 2010
University of Arizona - Department of Economics, Indiana University, University of Paris II Pantheon-Assas - ERMES and Universidade de Lisboa, School of Economics and Management and UECE -- Research Unit on Complexity in Economics
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Free Trade versus Autarky Under Asymmetric Cournot Oligopoly

Review of International Economics, Vol. 25, Issue 1, pp. 98-107, 2017
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Jan 2017
Rabah Amir, Jim Y. Jin and Michael Tröge
University of Arizona - Department of Economics, University of St. Andrews - School of Management and ESCP Europe
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28.

Prices and Deadweight Loss in Multi-Product Monopoly

Posted: 24 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2009
University of St. Andrews - School of Management, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Arizona - Department of Economics and ESCP-Europe

Abstract:

Multi-Product Monopoly

29.

On the Effects of Entry in Cournot Markets

Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 67, No. 2, April 2000
Posted: 30 Jul 2000
Rabah Amir and Val E. Lambson
University of Arizona - Department of Economics and Brigham Young University - Department of Economics

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