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, cost sharing.

 

Scientific Publications

  • A. Postlewaite and D. Wettstein - 1989
    Feasible and Continuous Implementation, Review of Economic Studies, 56, 603-611. [PDF]

 

  • 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. [PDF]

 

  • D. Wettstein - 1994
    Allocation of Resources in a Divisionalized Firm Mathematical Social Sciences, 28, 51-58. [PDF]

 

  • D. Wettstein - 1995
    Incentives and Competitive Allocations in Economies with Incomplete Markets, Journal of Mathematical Economics, 24, 201-216. [PDF]

 

  • 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.[PDF]

 

  • T. Kaplan and D. Wettstein - 1999
    Cost Sharing: Efficiency and Implementation, Journal of Mathematical Economics, 32, 489-502.[PDF]

 

  • D. Pérez-Castrillo and D. Wettstein - 2000
    Implementation of bargaining sets via Simple Mechanisms, Games and Economic Behavior, 31, 106-120.[PDF]

 

  • 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.[PDF]

 

  • Kaplan and D. Wettstein - 2000
    Surplus Sharing with a Two Stage Mechanism, International Economic Review, 41 399-409.[PDF]

 

  • 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.[PDF]

 

  • D. Pérez-Castrillo and D. Wettstein - 2002
    Choosing Wisely: A Multibidding Approach, The American Economic Review, 92, 1577-1587. [PDF]

 

  • T. Kaplan, I. Luski, A. Sela and D. Wettstein - 2002
    All-Pay Auctions with Variable Rewards The Journal of Industrial Economics, 50, 417-430. [PDF]

 

  • T. Kaplan, I. Luski and D. Wettstein - 2003
    Government Policy towards Multi-National Corporations, Economics Bulletin, 6, 1-8. [PDF]

 

  • T. Kaplan, I. Luski and D. Wettstein - 2003
    Innovative Activity and Sunk Costs, International Journal of Industrial Organization, 21, 1111-1133. [PDF]

 

  • 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. [PDF]

 

  • D. Pérez-Castrillo and D. Wettstein - 2005
    Forming Efficient Networks, Economics Letters, 87, 83-87. [PDF]

 

  • 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. [PDF]

 

  • 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. [PDF]

 

  • D. Pérez-Castrillo and D. Wettstein - 2006
    An Ordinal Shapley Value for Economic Environments, Journal of Economic Theory, 127, 296-308. [PDF]

 

  • 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. [PDF]

 

  • T. R. Kaplan and D. Wettstein - 2006
    Caps on Political Lobbying: Comment, American Economic Review, 96, 1351-1354. [PDF]

 

  • I. Macho-Stadler, D. Pérez-Castrillo and D. Wettstein - 2006
    Efficient Bidding with Externalities, Games and Economic Behavior, 57, 304-320. [PDF]

 

  • 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. [PDF]

 

  • 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. [PDF]

 

  • Y. Ju and D. Wettstein - 2009
    Implementing Cooperative Solution Concepts: A Generalized Bidding Approach, Economic Theory, 39, 307-330. [PDF]

 

  • I. Macho-Stadler, D. Pérez-Castrillo and D. Wettstein - 2010
    Dividends and Weighted Values in Games with Externalities, International Journal of Game Theory, 39, 177–184. [PDF]

 

  • G. de Clippel, D. Pérez-Castrillo and D. Wettstein - 2012
    Egalitarian Equivalence under Asymmetric Information, Games and Economic Behavior, 75, 413-423. [PDF]

 

 

 

Conferences Participation

 

  • D. Pérez-Castrillo, I. Macho-Stadler and D. Wettstein, 2006
    Efficient Bidding with Externalities
    The XI Coalition Theory Workshop, Warwick, UK.

 

  • Y. Ju and D. Wettstein, 2006
    Implementing Cooperative Solution Concepts: A Generalized Bidding Approach
    Annual Conference of the Israeli Mathematical Union in Neve Ilan, Israel.

 

  • D. Pérez-Castrillo, I. Macho-Stadler and D. Wettstein, 2006
    Sharing the Surplus: A Just and Efficient Proposal for Environments with Externalities
    21st Annual Congress of the European Economic Association in Vienna, Austria.

 

  • Y. Ju and D. Wettstein, 2006
    Implementing Cooperative Solution Concepts: A Generalized Bidding Approach
    61st European Meeting of the Econometric Society in Vienna, Austria.

 

  • P. Borm, Y. Ju and D. Wettstein, 2007
    Multilateral Bargaining over Coalitional Externalities
    Third Spain Italy Netherlands Meeting on Game Theory (SING 3), Madrid, Spain.

 

  • Y. Ju and D. Wettstein, 2007
    Implementing Cooperative Solution Concepts: A Generalized Bidding Approach
    Third Spain Italy Netherlands Meeting on Game Theory (SING 3), Madrid, Spain.

 

  • Y. Ju and D. Wettstein, 2007
    Bidding with Coalitional Externalities: A Strategic Approach to Partition Function Form Games
    European Meeting of the Econometric Society in Budapest, Hungary.

 

  • P. Borm, Y. Ju and D. Wettstein, 2008
    Multilateral Bargaining over Coalitional Externalities
    Workshop on Implementation of Cooperative Solution Concepts , The Nash Program, In Honor of John Nash on Occasion of his 80th Birthday, Stony Brook University, New York, U.S.A. .

 

  • Y. Ju and D. Wettstein, 2008
    Implementing Cooperative Solution Concepts: A Generalized Bidding Approach
    Third World Congress of the Game Theory Society, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, U.S.A. .

 

  • Y. Ju and D. Wettstein, 2008
    Implementing Cooperative Solution Concepts: A Generalized Bidding Approach
    Arne Ryde Symposium “Mechanism Design: Properties of Allocation Mechanisms and Voting Rules,” Lund, Sweden.

 

  • 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.

 

  • D. Pérez-Castrillo, I. Macho-Stadler 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.

 

  • D. Pérez-Castrillo, I. Macho-Stadler 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.

 

 

Seminars at Universities and Institutions

Presented seminars at:

  • A&M University in College Station, Texas, USA
  • University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, USA
  • University of California in Santa Barbara, California, USA
  • University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada
  • Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, USA
  • Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada
  • University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  • York University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
  • Tel-Aviv University in Tel-Aviv, Israel
  • The Technion in Haifa, Israel
  • The Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel
  • Autonoma University in Barcelona,Spain
  • Complutenese University in Madrid, Spain
  • The University of Copenhagen in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Keele University in Keele, Staffordshire, UK
  • Bar-Ilan University in Ramat Gan, Israel
  • Univesity of Haifa, Israel
  • McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Tilburg University in Tilburg, Netherlands
  • Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  • Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, New York, USA
  • CORE Université Catholique de Louvain in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
  • Catholic University Leuven in Leuven, Belgium
  • Pablo de Olavide University in Seville, Spain
  • University of Vigo in Vigo, Spain
  • York University, York, UK
  • Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands