Chris Wallace

William Tyler Professor of EconomicsProf. Chris Wallace

Head of Department

Contact Details

  • Tel: +44 (0) 116 252 2492
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  • Office: AC108, Astley Clarke Building
  • Office Hours: Wednesdays 10:00 to 12:00


Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

  • Game Theory
  • Evolutionary Game Theory and Equilibrium Selection
  • Information Acquisition and Transmission in Coordination Games
  • Bargaining Games and Verifiable Information

Supervision Interests

Prepared to supervise research students interested in any aspect of game theory.

Current PhD Supervision


Administrative Responsibilities

  • Head of Department

Recent Publications

  • "Cournot Competition and the Social Value of Information" (with D. P. Myatt), Journal of Economic Theory, forthcoming.
  • "Stochastic Evolutionary Game Dynamics", (with H. P. Young), in The Handbook of Game Theory, Vol. 4, Ch. 6, eds. H. P. Young and S. Zamir, North Holland, Amsterdam, 2015, pp. 327-380.
  • "Central Bank Communication Design in a Lucas-Phelps Economy", (with D. P. Myatt), Journal of Monetary Economics, 63, 2014, pp. 64-79.
  • "Information and Evidence in Bargaining", (with P. Eso), Economic Theory Bulletin, 2, no. 1, 2014, pp. 23-32.
  • "Persuasion and Settlement in a Dynamic Bargaining Game", (with P. Eso - in Hungarian), Kozgazdasagi Szemle LX, 2013, pp. 930-939.
  • "Endogenous Information Acquisition in Coordination Games", (with D. P. Myatt), The Review of Economic Studies 79, no. 1, 2012, pp. 340-374.
  • "Evolution, Teamwork and Collective Action: Production Targets in the Private Provision of Public Goods", (with D. P. Myatt) The Economic Journal 119, no. 534, 2009, pp. 61-90.
  • "When Does One Bad Apple Spoil the Barrel? An Evolutionary Analysis of Collective Action", (with D. P. Myatt) The Review of Economic Studies 75, no. 2, 2008, pp. 499-527.
  • "An Evolutionary Analysis of the Volunteer's Dilemma", (with D. P. Myatt) Games and Economic Behavior 62, no. 1, 2008, pp. 67-76.

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