Attila Ambrus, Professor

Attila Ambrus

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.

Office Location:  313 Social Sciences, Box 90097, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 660-1835
Email Address: send me a message
Web Page:  https://sites.duke.edu/attilaambrus/

Teaching (Spring 2022):

Education:

Ph.D.Princeton University2003
Specialties:

Microeconomic Theory
Industrial Organization
Development Economics
Economic History
Economics of Networks
Microeconomics
Game Theory
Research Interests:

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.

Keywords:

Self-control

Recent Publications

  1. Ambrus, A; Baranovskyi, V; Kolb, A, A Delegation-Based Theory of Expertise, American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, vol. 13 no. 4 (November, 2021), pp. 373-419, American Economic Association  [abs]
  2. Ambrus, A; Kolb, A, On defining ex ante payoffs in games with diffuse prior, Economic Theory, vol. 72 no. 2 (September, 2021), pp. 445-472 [doi]  [abs]
  3. Ambrus, A; Elliott, M, Investments in social ties, risk sharing, and inequality, Review of Economic Studies, vol. 88 no. 4 (July, 2021), pp. 1624-1664, Oxford University Press  [abs]
  4. Ambrus, A; Field, E; Gonzalez, R, Loss in the time of cholera: Long-run impact of a disease epidemic on the urban landscape, American Economic Review, vol. 110 no. 2 (January, 2020), pp. 475-525 [doi]  [abs]
  5. Ambrus, A; Greiner, B, Individual, Dictator, and Democratic punishment in public good games with perfect and imperfect observability, Journal of Public Economics, vol. 178 (October, 2019) [doi]  [abs]