Prof Nejat Anbarci

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Professorial Research Fellow

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Deakin Business School

Campus

International Appointments

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Iowa, 1988
Master of Arts, University of Iowa, 1987

Biography

Nejat Anbarci is a Professorial Research Fellow at the Department of Economics at Deakin Business School and a Professor and the Head of Department at the Department of Economics and Finance at Durham University Business School, which he joined in 2018. Nejat received his PhD from the University of Iowa in 1988. He worked at State University of New York at Buffalo and Florida International University between 1988 and 2008 as an assistant, associate and full professor before joining Deakin University in 2008.

Nejat works mainly in microeconomic theory, especially game theory. He has also worked in experimental economics and has published papers at journals such as Quarterly Journal of Economics, Management Science, Journal of Economic Theory, International Economic Review, Journal of Public Economics, Games and Economic Behavior, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, European Economic Review, Economic Theory, Experimental Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, among others.

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Career highlights

  • Anbarci, N., Dutu, R. and Sun, CJ., “On the Timing of Production Decisions in Monetary Economies”, International Economic Review, 60, 447-472, 2019.
  • Anbarci, N., Feltovich, N. and Gurdal, Y., “Payoff Inequity Reduces the Effectiveness of Correlated-equilibrium Recommendations", European Economic Review, 108, 172-190, 2018.
  • Anbarci, N. and Feltovich, N., “Pricing in Competitive Search Markets: Experimental Evidence of the Roles of Price Information and Fairness Perceptions”, Management Science, 64, 1101-1120, 2018.
  • Anbarci, N., Ghosh, S. and Roy, J., “Informational Control under Reputational Cheap Talk”, Games and Economic Behavior, 106, 153-160, 2017.
  • Anbarci, N., Feltovich, N. and Dutu, R., 'Inflation Tax in the Lab: A Theoretical and Experimental Study of Competitive Search Equilibrium with Inflation', Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 61, 17-33, 2015.
  • Anbarci, N., and Sun, CJ., 'Robustness of Intermediate Agreements and Bargaining Solutions', Games and Economic Behavior, 77, 367-376, 2013.
  • Anbarci, N. and Feltovich, N., 'Directed Search, Coordination Failure and Seller Profits: An Experimental Comparison of Posted Pricing with Single and Multiple Prices', International Economic Review, 54, 873-884, 2013.
  • Anbarci, N. and Feltovich, N., 'How Sensitive Are Bargaining Outcomes to Changes in Disagreement Payoffs?', Experimental Economics, 16, 560-596, 2013.
  • Anbarci, N. and Feltovich, N., 'Simultaneous Bargaining with Random Implementation: An Experimental Study, Games and Economic Behavior, 76, 495-514, 2012.
  • Anbarci, N. and J. Boyd III, J., 'Nash Demand Game and the Kalai-Smorodinsky Solution', Games and Economic Behavior, 71, 14-22, 2011.
  • Anbarci, N., Escaleras, M. and Register, C.,'Earthquake Fatalities: The Interaction of Nature and Political Economy', Journal of Public Economics, 89, 1907-1933, 2005.
  • Anbarci, N., Skaperdas, S. and Syropoulos, C., 'Comparing Bargaining Solutions in the Shadow of Conflict: How Norms against Threats Can Have Real Effects', Journal of Economic Theory, 106, 1-16, 2002.
  • Anbarci, N., “Noncooperative Foundations of the Area Monotonic Solution”, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 108, 245-258, 1993. 

 

  • Anbarci, N. and Feltovich, N., 'Posted Prices, Bargaining and Auctions: An Experimental Examination', Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Grant, Amount: $230,000, 2014-2016.
  • Anbarci, N. 'Efficient Privatization Mechanisms', Social Science Research Council (SSRC) US Fellowship Grant, Amount: $40,000, 1995-1996.

Research interests

  • Microeconomics
  • Game Theory
  • Bargaining Theory
  • Directed Search and Price Posting
  • Experimental Economics

Affiliations

  • Member, Econometric Society.

Teaching interests

  • Microeconomics
  • Game Theory
  • Managerial Economics

Units taught

  • MAE411 - Advanced Economic Theory
  • MAE903 - Advanced Economic Theory

Knowledge areas

  • Economics

Conferences

  • 2015 SING11 – European Game Theory Meetings (St. Petersburg)
  • 2015 Conference on Economic Design (Istanbul)
  • 2014 Monash Market Design Conference (Melbourne)
  • 2014 Monash Workshop on Macroeconomics, Experimental Economics, and Behaviour (Melbourne)
  • The 7th Australasian Public Choice Conference (Melbourne)
  • ASSET 2014 (Aix-en-Provence)
  • The 32nd Australasian Economic Theory Workshop (Canberra)
  • The 6th Australasian Public Choice Conference (Singapore)
  • Public Economic Theory ’13 (Lisbon) o EcoMod’13 (Prague)
  • The 2012 Australian Public Choice Conference (Hobart)
  • The 4th World Congress of Game Theory (Istanbul)
  • Econometric Society Australasian Meetings 2012 (Melbourne)
  • 12th Conference of the Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (Brisbane)
  • The 2012 World Meetings of Public Choice Societies (Miami)
  • The 30th Australasian Economic Theory Workshop (Sydney)
  • The 6th Australasian and New Zealand Experimental Economics Workshop (Melbourne)
  • EcoMod’11 (Azores)
  • The 7th Australasian Development Economics Workshop (Perth)
  • The 2011 Public Choice Society Meetings of the U.S. (San Antonio)
  • The 28th Australasian Economic Theory Workshop (Adelaide)
  • Public Economic Theory ’10, (Istanbul)
  • EcoMod’10 (Istanbul)
  • The 28th Australasian Economic Theory Workshop (Melbourne)
  • The 2nd Australasian Public Choice Conference (Melbourne)
  • The 67th Annual National Conference of the Middle East Political Science Association (Chicago)
  • The 29th Australasian Economic Theory Workshop (Auckland)
  • 2nd World Conference of Spatial Econometrics (New York)
  • The 37th Australian Conference for Economists - ACE08 (Gold Coast)

Professional activities

Awards

  • Best senior researcher award, Faculty of Business and Law, Deakin University, 2016.
  • Best senior researcher award, Faculty of Business and Law, Deakin University, 2013.

Publications

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2019

Random-settlement arbitration and the generalized Nash solution: one-shot and infinite-horizon cases

N Anbarci, K Rong, J Roy

(2019), Vol. 68, pp. 21-52, Economic theory, Berlin , Germany, C1

journal article

On the timing of production decisions in monetary economies

N Anbarci, R Dutu, C Sun

(2019), Vol. 60, pp. 447-472, International economic review, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article
2018

Double auctions with no-loss constrained traders

N Anbarci, J Roy

(2018), Vol. 84, pp. 1-9, Theory and decision, New York, N.Y., C1

journal article

Evolutionary stability of bargaining and price posting: implications for formal and informal activities

N Anbarci, P Gomis-Porqueras, M Pivato

(2018), Vol. 28, pp. 365-397, Journal of evolutionary economics, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

How fully do people exploit their bargaining position? The effects of bargaining institution and the 50-50 norm

N Anbarci, N Feltovich

(2018), Vol. 145, pp. 320-334, Journal of economic behavior and organization, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Pricing in competitive search markets: the roles of price information and fairness perceptions

N Anbarci, N Feltovich

(2018), Vol. 64, pp. 1101-1120, Management science, Catonsville, Md., C1

journal article

Revisiting loss aversion: Evidence from professional tennis

N Anbarci, K Arin, T Kuhlenkasper, C Zenker

(2018), Vol. 153, pp. 1-18, Journal of economic behavior and organization, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Payoff inequity reduces the effectiveness of correlated-equilibrium recommendations

N Anbarc?, N Feltovich, M Grdal

(2018), Vol. 108, pp. 172-190, European economic review, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2017

Is Roger Federer more loss averse than Serena Williams?

N Anbarci, K Arin, C Okten, C Zenker

(2017), Vol. 49, pp. 3546-3559, Applied Economics, London, Eng., C1

journal article

The shocking origins of political transitions: evidence from earthquakes

M Rahman, N Anbarci, P Bhattacharya, M Ulubasoglu

(2017), Vol. 83, pp. 796-823, Southern Economic Journal, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Can extreme rainfall trigger democratic change? The role of flood-induced corruption

M Rahman, N Anbarci, P Bhattacharya, M Ulubasoglu

(2017), Vol. 171, pp. 331-358, Public choice, New York, N.Y., C1

journal article

Information control in reputational cheap talk

N Anbarci, S Ghosh, J Roy

(2017), Vol. 106, pp. 153-160, Games and economic behavior, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2016

Win at all costs or lose gracefully in high-stakes competition? Gender differences in professional tennis

N Anbarci, J Lee, A Ulker

(2016), Vol. 17, pp. 323-353, Journal of sports economics, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2015

Lying about the price? Ultimatum bargaining with messages and imperfectly observed offers

N Anbarci, N Feltovich, M Grdal

(2015), Vol. 116, pp. 346-360, Journal of economic behavior and organization, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Inflation tax in the lab:a theoretical and experimental study of competitive search equilibrium with inflation

N Anbarci, R Dutu, N Feltovich

(2015), Vol. 61, pp. 17-33, Journal of economic dynamics & control, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

A new industry concentration index

N Anbarci, B Katzman

(2015), Vol. 34, pp. 222-228, Economic papers: a journal of applied economics and policy, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2014

Detecting racial bias in speed discounting : evidence from speeding tickets in Boston

N Anbarci, J Lee

(2014), Vol. 38, pp. 11-24, International review of law and economics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Gender differences in response to contingent rewards : evidence from a natural experiment of junior tennis

N Anbarci, K Arin, J Lee

(2014), Vol. 53, pp. 131-137, Journal of behavioral and experimental economics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2013

Robustness of intermediate agreements and bargaining solutions

N Anbarci, C Sun

(2013), Vol. 77, pp. 367-376, Games and Economic Behavior, C1

journal article

Directed search, coordination failure, and seller profits: An experimental comparison of posted pricing with single and multiple prices

N Anbarci, N Feltovich

(2013), Vol. 54, pp. 873-884, International Economic Review, C1

journal article

Asymmetric Nash bargaining solutions: A simple Nash program

N Anbarci, C Sun

(2013), Vol. 120, pp. 211-214, Economics Letters, C1

journal article

How sensitive are bargaining outcomes to changes in disagreement payoffs?

N Anbarci, N Feltovich

(2013), Vol. 16, pp. 560-596, Experimental Economics, C1

journal article
2012

From cholera outbreaks to pandemics : the role of poverty and inequality

N Anbarci, M Escaleras, C Register

(2012), Vol. 57, pp. 21-31, American economist, Hattiesburg, Miss., C1

journal article

Bargaining with random implementation: An experimental study

N Anbarci, N Feltovich

(2012), Vol. 76, pp. 495-514, Games and Economic Behavior, C1

journal article

An exploration in school formation: Income vs. Ability

A Alkan, N Anbarci, S Sarpa

(2012), Vol. 117, pp. 500-504, Economics Letters, C1

journal article
2011

Intersectoral size differences and migration : Kuznets revisited

N Anbarci, M Ulubasoglu

(2011), Vol. 20, pp. 251-292, Journal of international trade and economic development, Abingdon, England, C1

journal article

Nash demand game and the Kalai-Smorodinsky solution

N Anbarci, J Boyd

(2011), Vol. 71, pp. 14-22, Games and Economic Behavior, C1

journal article

Population and income sensitivity of private and public weather forecasting

N Anbarci, J Boyd, E Floehr, J Lee, J Song

(2011), Vol. 41, pp. 124-133, Regional Science and Urban Economics, C1

journal article

Weakest collective rationality and the Nash bargaining solution

N Anbarci, C Sun

(2011), Vol. 37, pp. 425-429, Social Choice and Welfare, C1

journal article

Distributive justice and the Nash bargaining solution

N Anbarci, C Sun

(2011), Vol. 37, pp. 453-470, Social Choice and Welfare, C1

journal article

Institutions and growth volatility

N Anbarci, J Hill, H Kirmanoglu

(2011), Vol. 30, pp. 233-252, Economic papers, Richmond, Vic., C1

journal article
2010

Do institutions, inequality and cultural differences affect cadaveric versus live-kidney harvesting

M Caglayan, N Anbarci

(2010), Vol. 30, pp. 1-9, Economics bulletin, Nashville, Tenn., C1

journal article
2009

Traffic fatalities: Does income inequality create an externality?

N Anbarci, M Escaleras, C Register

(2009), Vol. 42, pp. 244-266, Canadian Journal of Economics, C1

journal article

The ill effects of public sector corruption in the water and sanitation sector

N Anbarci, M Escaleras, C Register

(2009), Vol. 85, pp. 363-377, Land Economics, C1

journal article
2008

Relative responsiveness of bargaining solutions to changes in status-quo payoffs

N Anbarci

(2008), Vol. 36, pp. 293-299, Atlantic Economic Journal, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1-1

journal article
2007

Cadaveric vs. live-donor kidney transplants : theoretical foundations of interaction between institutions and inequality

N Anbarci, M Caglayan

(2007), Vol. 12, pp. 47-77, Public administration and management, Elizabethtown, Pa., C1-1

journal article

Public sector corruption and major earthquakes: A potentially deadly interaction

M Escaleras, N Anbarci, C Register

(2007), Vol. 132, pp. 209-230, Public Choice, C1-1

journal article
2006

Finite alternating-move arbitration schemes and the equal area solution

N Anbarci

(2006), Vol. 61, pp. 21-50, Theory and Decision, C1-1

journal article

Traffic fatalities and public sector corruption

N Anbarci, M Escaleras, C Register

(2006), Vol. 59, pp. 327-344, Kyklos, C1-1

journal article
2005

Earthquake fatalities: The interaction of nature and political economy

N Anbarci, M Escaleras, C Register

(2005), Vol. 89, pp. 1907-1933, Journal of Public Economics, C1-1

journal article

Intersectoral size differences and migration: Kuznets revisited

N Anbarci, M Ulubasoglu

(2005), pp. 1-40, Proceedings of the Australian Conference of Economists, Melbourne, Vic., E1

conference
2004

Endogenous liberalization and within-country inequality

N Anbarci, M Ulubasoglu

(2004), pp. 1-45, Selected papers from the 33rd Australian Conference of Economists, Sydney Sept. 27-30, 2004, Sydney, N.S.W., E1

conference
2002

A simple two-axiom characterization of the Nash solution

N Anbarci

(2002), Vol. 24, pp. 215-218, O R Spectrum : quantitative approaches in management, Heidelberg, Germany, C1-1

journal article

Inter-firm complementarities in R&D: A re-examination of the relative performance of joint ventures

N Anbarci, R Lemke, S Roy

(2002), Vol. 20, pp. 191-213, International Journal of Industrial Organization, C1-1

journal article

Comparing bargaining solutions in the shadow of conflict: how norms against threats can have real effects

N Anbarci, S Skaperdas, C Syropoulos

(2002), Vol. 106, pp. 1-16, Journal of economic theory, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article
2001

Divide-the-Dollar game revisited

N Anbarci

(2001), Vol. 50, pp. 295-303, Theory and Decision, C1-1

journal article
1999

Intra-marital sharing rules with evidence from Turkey

N Anbarci, E Cinar

(1999), pp. 1-7, Topics in Middle East and North African Economies : Proceedings of the 19th Middle East Economic Association Meeting, New York, New York, E1-1

conference
1998

Simple characterizations of the Nash and Kalai/Smorodinsky solutions

N Anbarci

(1998), Vol. 45, pp. 255-261, Theory and Decision, C1-1

journal article

An efficient privatization mechanism

N Anbarci, M Karaaslan

(1998), Vol. 2, pp. 73-87, Journal of economic policy reform, Abingdon, England, C1-1

journal article

An iterative allocation mechanism in the edgeworth box

N Anbarci, G Yi

(1998), Vol. 4, pp. 253-258, International advances in economic research, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal article
1997

Noncooperative foundations for the Kalai-Smorodinsky and equal sacrifice solutions via prominence structures

N Anbarci

(1997), Vol. 25, pp. 403-411, Atlantic economic journal, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal article
1995

Reference functions and balanced concessions in bargaining

N Anbarci

(1995), Vol. 28, pp. 675-682, Canadian Journal of Economics, C1-1

journal article
1994

The area monotonic solution to the cooperative bargaining problem

N Anbarci, J Bigelow

(1994), Vol. 28, pp. 133-142, Mathematical Social Sciences, C1-1

journal article
1993

Noncooperative foundations of the area monotonic solution

N Anbarci

(1993), Vol. 108, pp. 245-258, Quarterly Journal of Economics, C1-1

journal article

Strategic vote manipulation in a simple democracy

N Anbarci

(1993), Vol. 20, pp. 319-330, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, C1-1

journal article

Non-dictatorial, Pareto-monotonic, cooperative bargaining. An impossibility theorem

J Bigelow, N Anbarci

(1993), Vol. 9, pp. 551-558, European Journal of Political Economy, C1-1

journal article
1992

A meta-allocation mechanism in cooperative bargaining

N Anbarci, G Yi

(1992), Vol. 38, pp. 175-179, Economics Letters, C1-1

journal article
1991

The Nash solution and relevant expansions

N Anbarci

(1991), Vol. 36, pp. 137-140, Economics Letters, C1-1

journal article
1989

The kalai/smorodinsky solution with time preferences

N Anbarci

(1989), Vol. 31, pp. 5-7, Economics Letters, C1-1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Posted Prices, Bargaining and Auctions: An Experimental Examination - Monash University

Prof Nick Feltovich, Prof Nejat Anbarci

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2016: $15,000
  • 2015: $4,000

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2017

Zhansulu Baikenova

Thesis entitled: Effort Choice with Intertemporal Linkages

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Economics

2013

Athula Senaratne

Thesis entitled: Shared beliefs, expectations and surprises: Adaptation decisions of village tank farmers in Sri Lanka

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Accounting, Economics & Finance

Rajesh Rai

Thesis entitled: Estimating the Benefits of Managing Invasive Plants in Subsistence Communities

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Accounting, Economics & Finance

Associate Supervisor
2017

Sreeparna Saha

Thesis entitled: Imperfect Democracy and the Political Economy of Land Acquisition

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Economics

2013

MD Habibur Rahman

Thesis entitled: Essays on the Economics of Natural Disasters and Political Institutions

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Accounting, Economics & Finance