Professor Chris Wallace

William Tyler Professor of Economics    Chris Wallace

Contact Details

  • Tel: +44 (0) 116 252 2492
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  • Office: AC108, Astley Clarke Building
  • Office Hours: Mondays 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

Superivison Interests

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

Current PhD Supervision


  • EC2043: Game Theory

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Deputy Head of Department
  • Director of Research, College of Social Sciences

Most Recent Publications

  • "Central Bank Communication Design in a Lucas-Phelps Economy", (with D. Myatt), Journal of Monetary Economics, 63, 2014, pp. 64-79.
  • "Stochastic Evolutionary Game Dynamics", (with H. P. Young), Handbook of Game Theory, 2014, forthcoming.
  • "Information and Evidence in Bargaining", (with P. Eso), Economic Theory Bulletin, 2014, forthcoming.
  • "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. 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. 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. Myatt) The Review of Economic Studies 75, no. 2, 2008, pp. 499-527.
  • "An Evolutionary Analysis of the Volunteer's Dilemma", (with D. Myatt) Games and Economic Behavior 62, no. 1, 2008, pp. 67-76.

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