Dr Samarth Vaidya

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Deakin Business School

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science, University of Calcutta, 1996
Master of Arts, Delhi University, 1997
Master of Arts (Economics), University of California, 2002
Doctor of Philosophy, University of California, 2003

Contact

Biography

I have over 10 years of experience at Deakin University teaching subjects involving microeconomic analysis. My research fields are Political Economy and Public Choice. I do theoretical research on topics such as corruption, media and governance and persuasion and lobbying using applied game theory.

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Research interests

Applied Microeconomic theory

Political Economy

Public Choice

Teaching interests

Microeconomic Analysis

Political Economics, Public Choice

Units taught

MAE201 Competition and Industry

MAE403 Advanced Issues in Economics

Projects

Current research projects

Joint projects on corruption, tax evasion and media slant with D. Banerjee

Joint projects on persuasion contests and lobbying with S. Skaperdas

Publications

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2016

Corruption via media capture : the effect of competition

S Vaidya, R Gupta

(2016), Vol. 82, pp. 1327-1348, Southern economic journal, Hoboken, N.J., C1

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Difference-form persuasion contests

S Skaperdas, A Toukan, S Vaidya

(2016), Vol. 18, pp. 882-909, Journal of public economic theory, Chichester, Eng., C1

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2013

Contest functions : theoretical foundations and issues in estimation

H Jia, S Skaperdas, S Vaidya

(2013), International journal of industrial organization, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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2012

Persuasion as a contest

S Skaperdas, S Vaidya

(2012), Vol. 51, pp. 465-486, Economic theory, Berlin , Germany, C1

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2009

Influencing the public and efficiency in bureaucratic provision

S Vaidya

(2009), Vol. 14, pp. 259-274, Pacific economic review, Oxford, England, C1

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2006

The nature of corruption deterrence in a competitive media sector

S Vaidya

(2006), Vol. 7, pp. 229-243, Economics of governance, Berlin, Germany, C1

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2005

Corruption in the media's gaze

S Vaidya

(2005), Vol. 21, pp. 667-687, European journal of political economy, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

No Funded Projects at Deakin found

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report