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.
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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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  • 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.
    [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, 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
    Rational Bargaining in Games with Coalitional Externalities, Journal of Economic Theory, forthcoming.

 

  • D. Pérez-Castrillo and D. Wettstein
    Discrimination in a Model of Contests with Incomplete Information about Ability
    , International Economic Review, 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.

 

 

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