Felix Várdy

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

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The Limits of Meritocracy

Number of pages: 99 Posted: 21 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2020
John Morgan, Justin Tumlinson and Felix Várdy
University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group, Loughborough University and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)
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Contest Theory; Mechanism Design; Auctions

The Limits of Meritocracy

IMF Working Paper No. 18/231
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 10 Dec 2018
John Morgan, Justin Tumlinson and Felix Várdy
University of California, Berkeley, Loughborough University and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)
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Meritocracy, Efficiency, Level Playing Field, Firm Behavior: Empirical Analysis, Market Design, Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement, Organization of Production

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Diversity in the Workplace

IMF Working Paper No. 06/237
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Nov 2006
Felix Várdy and John Morgan
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) and University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group
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Bad Trade: The Loss of Variety

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 23 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2020
John Morgan, Justin Tumlinson and Felix Várdy
University of California, Berkeley, Loughborough University and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)
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New Trade Theory, Scale Gains, Love of Variety, Monopolistic Competition, Tariffs, Gains from Trade, Choke Prices

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On the Merits of Meritocracy

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 26 Apr 2012
John Morgan, Dana Sisak and Felix Várdy
University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)
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Negative Vote Buying and the Secret Ballot

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Nov 2010
John Morgan and Felix Várdy
University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)
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negative vote buying, lobbying, abstention, secret ballot, elections

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Corruption, Competition, and Contracts: A Model of Vote Buying

IMF Working Paper No. 06/11
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Mar 2006
Felix Várdy and John Morgan
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) and University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group
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Vote buying, lobbying, corruption, elections

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Passion Over Reason? Mixed Motives and the Optimal Size of Voting Bodies

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2012
John Morgan and Felix Várdy
University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)
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Constitution Design, Information Aggregation, Expressive Voting

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Cheap Money and Risk Taking: Opacity versus Fundamental Risk

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2012
Burkhard Drees, Bernhard Eckwert and Felix Várdy
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - IMF Institute, Bielefeld University - Department of Business Administration and Economics and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)
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Do Procurement Rules Impact Infrastructure Investment Efficiency? An Empirical Analysis of Inversao Das Fases in Sao Paulo State

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5528
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
affiliation not provided to SSRN, World Bank, World Bank, affiliation not provided to SSRN and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)
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Government Procurement, E-Business, Public Sector Corruption & Anticorruption Measures, Contract Law, Investment and Investment Climate

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The Value of Commitment in Stackelberg Games with Observation Costs

Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 49, No. 2, pp. 374-400
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 02 Jan 2006
Felix Várdy
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)
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Stackelberg duopoly, Observation cost, Value of commitment

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The Internal Job Market of the Imf's Economist Program

IMF Working Paper No. 04/190
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Feb 2006
Gregory M. Barron and Felix Várdy
Lax Sebenius LLC and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)
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Matching, stability, marriage problem, deferred acceptance algorithm, Gale-Shapley, entry-level job market

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On the Buyability of Voting Bodies

IMF Working Paper No. 07/165
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Aug 2007
John Morgan and Felix Várdy
University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)
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Working Paper, Corruption, Competition, Public sector

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An Experimental Study of Commitment in Stackelberg Games with Observation Costs

Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 49, No. 2, pp. 401-423, November 2004
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Jan 2006
John Morgan and Felix Várdy
University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)
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Stackelberg Duopoly, Experiments, Observation Costs, Commitment

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Reforming the IMF

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 25 Nov 2010
John Morgan and Felix Várdy
University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)
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The Value of Commitment in Contests and Tournaments When Observation is Costly

UC Berkeley Competition Policy Center Working Paper No. CPC05-52
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Jan 2005
Felix Várdy and John Morgan
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) and University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group
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Contests, tournaments, rent-seeking, commitment, costly leader games

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The Ponds Dilemma

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5539
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 28 Oct 2015
John Morgan, Dana Sisak and Felix Várdy
University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)
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The Ponds Dilemma

The Economic Journal, Vol. 128, Issue 611, pp. 1634-1682, 2018
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Jun 2018
John Morgan, Dana Sisak and Felix Várdy
University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Department of Economics and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)
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The Fragility of Commitment

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Feb 2011
John Morgan and Felix Várdy
University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)
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Cournot, Bertrand, Stackelberg, Observation Cost, Value of Commitment, First-Mover Advantage, Second-Mover Advantage, Costly Leader Game

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The Effects of Higher Bank Capital Requirements on Credit in Peru

IMF Working Paper No. 18/222
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Nov 2018
The University of Hong Kong, International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) and International Monetary Fund
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Bank credit, Peru, Capital requirements, Western Hemisphere, bank regulation, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Government Policy and Regulation

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Demand for Slant: How Abstention Shapes Voters' Choice of News Media

The Economic Journal, Vol. 125, Issue 587, pp. 1327-1368, 2015
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Sep 2015
Santiago Oliveros and Felix Várdy
affiliation not provided to SSRN and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)
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The Internal Job Market of the Imf's Economist Program

IMF Staff Papers, Vol. 52, December 2005
Posted: 02 Feb 2006
Greg Barron and Felix Várdy
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

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Matching, stability, marriage problem, deferred acceptance algorithm, Gale-Shapley, entry-level job market

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Can Negotiations Prevent Fish Wars?

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 24, pp. 1265-1280, July 2000
Posted: 02 Jan 2006
Harold Houba, Koos Sneek and Felix Várdy
VU University Amsterdam, Department of Econometrics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

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Tragedy of the commons, Fish quota, Variable threats, Markov perfect equilibrium