Attila Ambrus

Professor of Economics

External Address: 
313 Social Sciences, Box 90097, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
Box 90097

Professor Ambrus’ research focuses on a broad range of subjects including game theory, experimental economics, microeconomic theory, industrial organization, political economics, development economics and economic history. He has received various grants from the National Science Foundation. His most recent work has been published in the American Economic Review, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Econometrica, and Theoretical Economics.

Education

  • Ph.D., Princeton University 2003

Ambrus, A, Calvano, E, and Reisinger, M. "Either or Both Competition: A 'Two-Sided' Theory of Advertising with Overlapping Viewerships." American Economic Journal: Microeconomics 8, no. 3 (August 2016): 189-222. (Working Paper) Full Text Open Access Copy

Ambrus, A, Greiner, B, and Sastro, A. "The Case for Nil Votes: Voter Behavior Under Asymmetric Information in Compulsory and Voluntary Voting Systems." Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper, no. 199 (December 2, 2015). Open Access Copy

Ambrus, A, Baranovskyi, V, and Kolb, A. "Supplementary Appendix to 'A Delegation-Based Theory of Expertise'." Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper, no. 194 (September 17, 2015). Open Access Copy

Ambrus, A, and Greiner, B. "Democratic Punishment in Public Good Games with Perfect and Imperfect Observability." Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper, no. 183 (August 26, 2015). Open Access Copy

Ambrus, A, and Rozen, K. "Rationalising Choice with Multi‐self Models." The Economic Journal 125, no. 585 (June 2015): 1136-1156. Open Access Copy

Ambrus, A, and Ishii, Y. "On Asynchronicity of Moves and Coordination." Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper, no. 185 (March 23, 2015). Open Access Copy

Ambrus, A, Chandrasekhar, AG, and Elliott, M. "Social Investments, Informal Risk Sharing, and Inequality." Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper, no. 179 (March 16, 2015).

Ambrus, A, Asgeirsdottir, TL, Noor, J, and Sándor, L. "Supplement to 'Compensated Discount Functions: An Experiment on the Influence of Expected Income on Time Preferences'." Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper, no. 169 (March 1, 2015). (Working Paper) Open Access Copy

Ambrus, A, and Lu, SE. "A Continuous-Time Model of Multilateral Bargaining." American Economic Journal: Microeconomics 7, no. 1 (February 2015): 208-249. Full Text

Ambrus, A, Chaney, EJ, and Salitskiy, I. "Pirates of the Mediterranean: An Empirical Investigation of Bargaining with Asymmetric Information." Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper, no. 115 (November 6, 2014).

Pages

Ambrus, A, and Egorov, G. "Delegation and Nonmonetary Incentives." Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper, no. 200 (December 4, 2015). Open Access Copy

Ambrus, A, and Egorov, G. "Supplementary Appendix to 'Delegation and Nonmonetary Incentives'." Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper, no. 201 (December 4, 2015). Open Access Copy

Ambrus, A, Baranovskyi, V, and Kolb, A. "A Delegation-Based Theory of Expertise." Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper, no. 193 (September 17, 2015). Open Access Copy

Ambrus, A, Ásgeirsdóttir, T, Noor, J, and Sandor, L. "Compensated Discount Functions: An Experiment on the Influence of Expected Income on Time Preferences." Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID), no. 168 (March 1, 2015). (Working Paper) Open Access Copy

Ambrus, A, Greiner, B, and Pathak, PA. "How Individual Preferences are Aggregated in Groups: An Experimental Study." UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper, no. 2014 (June 18, 2014). Open Access Copy

Ambrus, A, and Egorov, G. "Commitment-Flexibility Trade-Off and Withdrawal Penalties." Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper, no. 130 (March 1, 2012). Open Access Copy

Ambrus, A, Chaney, EJ, and Salitskiy, I. "Appendix for Pirates of the Mediterranean: An Empirical Investigation of Bargaining with Transaction Costs." Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper, no. 116 (December 22, 2011). (Working Paper)

Collaborative Research: The Economic Benefits of Investing into Social Relationships awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2014 to 2017

Continuous-time Games With Asynchronus Moves: Theory and Applications awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2011 to 2016

Collaborative Research: Estimating Compensated Discount Functions awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2011 to 2013