Prof. David Wettstein

Office Address:

Department of Economics
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
P.O. Box 653
Beer-Sheva 84105, Israel

Tel:

+972-8-647-2291

Fax:

+972-8-647-2941

E-Mail:

wettstn@bgu.ac.il

 

Research Interests | Scientific Publications | Conferences Participation | Seminars

 

Research Interests

  • The construction and implementation of new cooperative solution concepts in economic environments, optimal auction design, innovative activity and patents.

 

Scientific Publications

  • A. Postlewaite and D. Wettstein - 1989
    Feasible and Continuous Implementation, Review of Economic Studies, 56, 603-611.
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  • D. Wettstein - 1990
    Continuous Implementation of Constrained Rational Expectations Equilibria, Journal of Economic Theory, 52, 208-222.

 

  • D. Wettstein - 1992
    Continuous Implementation in Economies with Incomplete Information, Games and Economic Behavior, 4, 463-483.

 

  • I. Luski and D. Wettstein - 1994
    The Provision of Public Goods via Advertising: Existence of Equilibria and Welfare Analysis, Journal of Public Economics, 54, 309-321.
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  • D. Wettstein - 1994
    Allocation of Resources in a Divisionalized Firm Mathematical Social Sciences, 28, 51-58.
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  • D. Wettstein - 1995
    Incentives and Competitive Allocations in Economies with Incomplete Markets, Journal of Mathematical Economics, 24, 201-216.
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  • E. Einy and D. Wettstein - 1996
    Equivalence of the Core and Bargaining Sets in Simple Games, International Journal of Game Theory, 25, 65-72.

 

  • E. Einy and D. Wettstein - 1999
    A Non-Cooperative Interpretation of Bargaining Sets, Review of Economic Design, 4, 219-230.
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  • T. Kaplan and D. Wettstein - 1999
    Cost Sharing: Efficiency and Implementation, Journal of Mathematical Economics, 32, 489-502.
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  • D. Pérez-Castrillo and D. Wettstein - 2000
    Implementation of bargaining sets via Simple Mechanisms, Games and Economic Behavior, 31, 106-120.
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  • T. Kaplan and D. Wettstein - 2000
    The Possibility of Mixed-Strategy Equilibria with Constant-Returns-to-Scale Technology under Bertrand Competition, Spanish Economic Review, 2, 65-71.
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  • T. Kaplan and D. Wettstein - 2000
    Surplus Sharing with a Two Stage Mechanism, International Economic Review, 41 399-409.
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  • D. Pérez-Castrillo and D. Wettstein - 2001
    Bidding for the Surplus: A Non Cooperative Interpretation of the Shapley Value, Journal of Economic Theory, 100, 274-294.
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  • D. Pérez-Castrillo and D. Wettstein - 2002
    Choosing Wisely: A Multibidding Approach, The American Economic Review, 92, 1577-1587.
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  • T. Kaplan, I. Luski, A. Sela and D. Wettstein - 2002
    All-Pay Auctions with Variable Rewards The Journal of Industrial Economics, 50, 417-430.
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  • T. Kaplan, I. Luski and D. Wettstein - 2003
    Government Policy towards Multi-National Corporations, Economics Bulletin, 6, 1-8.
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  • T. Kaplan, I. Luski and D. Wettstein - 2003
    Innovative Activity and Sunk Costs, International Journal of Industrial Organization, 21, 1111-1133.
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  • I. Luski and D. Wettstein - 2004
    Optimal Patent Policy in a Dynamic Model of Innovation, Problems and Perspectives in Management, 1, pp. 31-43.

 

  • S. Mutuswami, D. Pérez-Castrillo and D. Wettstein - 2004
    Bidding for the Surplus: Realizing Efficient Outcomes in Economic Environments, Games and Economic Behavior, 48, pp. 111-123.
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  • D. Pérez-Castrillo and D. Wettstein - 2005
    Forming Efficient Networks, Economics Letters, 87, 83-87.
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  • A. Preminger and D. Wettstein - 2005
    Using the Penalized Likelihood Method for Model Selection with Nuisance Parameters Present only under the Alternative: An Application to Switching Regression Models, Journal of Time Series Analysis, 26(5), 715-741.
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  • D. Pérez-Castrillo and D. Wettstein - 2005
    Implementation of the Ordinal Shapley Value for a three-agent Economy, Economics Bulletin, Vol 3, No. 48, 1-8.
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  • D. Pérez-Castrillo and D. Wettstein - 2006
    An Ordinal Shapley Value for Economic Environments, Journal of Economic Theory, 127, 296-308.
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  • A. Preminger, U. Ben-Zion and D. Wettstein - 2006
    Extended Switching Regression Models with Time Varying Probabilities for Combining Forecasts, European Journal of Finance, 12, 455-472.
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  • T. R. Kaplan and D. Wettstein - 2006
    Caps on Political Lobbying: Comment, American Economic Review, 96, 1351-1354.
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  • I. Macho-Stadler, D. Pérez-Castrillo and D. Wettstein - 2006
    Efficient Bidding with Externalities, Games and Economic Behavior, 57, 304-320.
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  • I. Macho-Stadler, D. Pérez-Castrillo and D. Wettstein - 2007
    Sharing the Surplus: An Extension of the Shapley Value for Environments with Externalities, Journal of Economic Theory, 135, 339-356.
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  • A. Preminger, U. Ben-Zion and D. Wettstein - 2007
    Extended Switching Regression Models: Allowing for Multiple Latent State Variables, Journal of Forecasting, 26 457-473.
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  • Y. Ju and D. Wettstein - 2009
    Implementing Cooperative Solution Concepts: A Generalized Bidding Approach, Economic Theory, 39, 307-330.
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  • I. Macho-Stadler, D. Pérez-Castrillo and D. Wettstein - 2010
    Dividends and Weighted Values in Games with Externalities, International Journal of Game Theory, 39, 177184.
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  • G. de Clippel, D. Pérez-Castrillo and D. Wettstein - 2012
    Egalitarian Equivalence under Asymmetric Information, Games and Economic Behavior, 75, 413-423.
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  • P. Borm, Y. Ju and D. Wettstein - 2015
    Rational Bargaining in Games with Coalitional Externalities, Journal of Economic Theory, 157, 236-254.
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  • D. Pérez-Castrillo and D. Wettstein
    Discrimination in a Model of Contests with Incomplete Information about Ability
    , International Economic Review, forthcoming.

 

  • T. Kaplan and D. Wettstein
    The Optimal Design of Rewards in Contests
    , Review of Economic Design, forthcoming.

 

  • M. P. Goswami and D. Wettstein
    Rational Bidding in a Procurement Auction with Subjective Evaluations
    , International Journal of Industrial Organization, forthcoming.
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    Conferences Participation

             D. Wettstein, 2009
    Implementation of Cooperative Solution Concepts (plenary talk)
    The fifth Spain-Italy-Netherlands Meeting on Game Theory (SING 5), Vrije Universiteit (VU), Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

     

             I. Macho-Stadler, D. Pérez-Castrillo, and D. Wettstein, 2009
    Dividends and Weighted Values in Games with Externalities
    2009 Far East and South Asia Meeting of the Econometric Society, Tokyo, Japan.

     

             I. Macho-Stadler, D. Pérez-Castrillo, and D. Wettstein, 2009
    Dividends and Weighted Values in Games with Externalities
    The European Economic Association and the Econometric Society European Meeting (EEA-ESEM)), Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, Barcelona, Spain.

     

             P. Borm, Y. Ju and D. Wettstein, 2010
    Coalitional Externalities, Strategic Bargaining and Efficient Values
    2010 World Congress of the Econometric Society, Shanghai, China.

     

              P. Borm, Y. Ju and D. Wettstein, 2010
    Coalitional Externalities, Strategic Bargaining and Efficient Values
    Inaugural Conference of the Chinese Game Theory and Experimental Economics Association, Beijing, China.

     

             D. Pérez-Castrillo and D. Wettstein, 2011
    Innovation Contests
    22nd International Conference on Game Theory in Stony Brook, USA.

     

             D. Pérez-Castrillo and D. Wettstein, 2012
    Innovation Contests
    Contests, Mechanisms & Experiments Conference, the Unversity of Exeter, Exeter, UK.

     

             D. Pérez-Castrillo and D. Wettstein, 2012
    Innovation Contests
    4th World Congress of the Game Theory Society, Istanbul, Turkey.

     

             T. Kaplan and D. Wettstein, 2013
    The Optimal Design of Rewards in Contests
    York Annual Symposium on Game Theory, University of York, York, UK.

     

             D. Pérez-Castrillo and D. Wettstein, 2013
    Innovation Contests
    13th SAET Conference on Current Trends in Economics, MINES ParisTech, Paris, France.

     

             D. Pérez-Castrillo and D. Wettstein, 2014
    Innovation Contests
    30th Israeli Economic Association Annual Meeting, Tel Aviv, Israel.

     

             H. Lampert and D. Wettstein, 2015
    Patents and Pools in Pyramidal Innovation Structures
    RES-York Annual Symposium on Game Theory, University of York, York, UK.

     

     

     

    Seminars at Universities and Institutions

    Presented seminars at:

             Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA

             University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA

             UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, USA

             University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

             University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

             Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA

             Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

             University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

             York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

             University of Exeter, Exeter, UK

             Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel

             The Technion, Haifa, Israel

             The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

             Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Bellatera (Barcelona), Spain

             Complutenese University, Madrid, Spain

             The University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

             Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK

             Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel

             Univesity of Haifa, Haifa, Israel

             McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

             Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands

             Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

             Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, USA

             CORE Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

             Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

             Pablo de Olavide University, Seville, Spain

             University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain

             York University, York, UK

             Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands

             University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland