Juan Ortner 

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Boston University

 

Address: 

Boston University

Department of Economics 
270 Bay State Road                                                                        
Boston, MA 02215

           

Email: jortner@bu.edu 

CV: [PDF]

Research Interests: Microeconomic Theory, Game Theory, Political Economy.

Publications

Optimism, Delay and (In)Efficiency in a Stochastic Model of Bargaining [PDF], Games and Economic Behavior, 2013

Delays and Partial Agreements in Multi-Issue Bargaining (joint with Avidit Acharya) [PDF], Journal of Economic Theory, 2013

            Older version with additional results [PDF]

Direct Implementation with Minimally Honest Individuals [PDF], Games and Economic Behavior, 2015

Durable Goods Monopoly with Stochastic Costs [PDF], forthcoming Theoretical Economics

A Theory of Political Gridlock [PDF], forthcoming Theoretical Economics

 

Working Papers

A Continuous Time Model of Bilateral Bargaining [PDF] 

Making Corruption Harder: Asymmetric Information, Collusion and Crime (joint with Sylvain Chassang) [PDF] 

Disagreement in Optimal Security Design (joint with Martin Schmalz) [PDF]  

Collusion in Auctions with Constrained Bids: Theory and Evidence from Public Procurement (joint with Sylvain Chassang) [PDF] 

Improving the Relationship:A Principal-Agent Model of Progressive Learning and Path Dependence (joint with Avidit Acharya) [PDF] 

 

Teaching

EC703: Advanced Microeconomic Theory (with Bart Lipman)

EC731: Industrial Organization I (with Albert Ma)

EC515: Economics of Information