The Department of Economics at the University of Leicester is a generalist department, with particular strengths in three areas: game and decision theory, applied microeconomics and microeconometrics, and monetary policy and banking.

For further details on individual academic members of the Department, please consult our Academic and Teaching Staff Directory and our Researcher Profiles page.


2015 Selected Publications

  1. Calzolari, Giacomo and Vincenzo Denicolo, 2015. "Exclusive contracts and market dominance", American Economic Review, forthcoming.
  2. Acemoglu, Daron and Martin Kaae Jensen, 2015. "Robust Comparative Statics in Large Dynamic Economies", Journal of Political Economy, 123(3), 587–640.
  3. Christelis, Dimitris, Dimitris Georgarakos, and Tullio Jappelli, 2015. “Wealth shocks, unemployment shocks and consumption in the wake of the great recession”, Journal of Monetary Economics, 72, 21–41.
  4. Gershkov, Alex, and Eyal Winter. 2015. "Formal versus Informal Monitoring in Teams", American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 7(2), 27–44.
  5. He, Chao, Randall Wright, and Yu Zhu, 2015. "Housing and Liquidity", Review of Economic Dynamics, 18(3), 435–455.
  6. Myatt, David, and Chris Wallace, 2015. "Cournot Competition and the Social Value of Information", Journal of Economic Theory, 158, 466–506.

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2014 Selected Publications

  1. Hargreaves-Heap, Shaun, David Rojo Arjona and Robert Sugden, 2014. “How Portable is Level-0 behaviour? A Test of Level-k Theory in Games with Non-Neutral Frames”, Econometrica, 82, 1133–1151.
  2. Bose, Subir and Ludovic Renou, 2014. "Mechanism Design with Ambiguous Communication Devices", Econometrica, 82, No. 5 (September, 2014), 1853–1872
  3. Denicolò, Vincenzo, and Piercarlo Zanchettin, 2014. “What Causes Over-investment in R&D in Endogenous Growth Models?”, Economic Journal, 124(581), 1192–1212.
  4. Myatt, David and Chris Wallace, 2014. "Central Bank Communication Design in a Lucas-Phelps Economy", Journal of Monetary Economics, 63, 64–79.

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2013 Selected Publications

  1. Calzolari, Giacomo, and Vincenzo Denicolò, 2013. "Competition with Exclusive Contracts and Market-Share Discounts" American Economic Review, 103(6), 2384–2411. The Association of Competition Economics (ACE) award.
  2. Denicolò, Vincenzo and Piercarlo Zanchettin, 2013. “What Causes Over-investment in R&D in Endogenous Growth Models?”, Economic Journal, forthcoming.
  3. Ohinata, Asako and Jan C. van Ours, 2013. “How immigrant children affect the academic achievement of native Dutch children”, Economic Journal, 123, F308–F331.
  4. Polisson, Matthew and John Quah, 2013. "Revealed Preference in a Discrete Consumption Space", American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 5(1), 28–34.

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2012 Selected Publications

  1. Jensen, Martin Kaae, 2012. "Global stability and the "turnpike" in optimal unbounded growth models", Journal of Economic Theory, 147(2), 802–832.
  2. Babaioff, Moshe, Michal Feldman, Noam Nisan and Eyal Winter, 2012. "Combinatorial Agency", Journal of Economic Theory, 147, 999–1034.
  3. Bramoullé, Yann, Sergio Currarini, Matthew O. Jackson, Paolo Pin, Brian W. Rogers, 2012. “Homophily and long-run integration in social networks”, Journal of Economic Theory, 147(5) 1754–1786.
  4. Denicolò, Vincenzo and Piercarlo Zanchettin, 2012. “Leadership Cycles in a Quality-ladder Model of Endogenous Growth”, Economic Journal, 122, 618–650.
  5. Jerenstein, Shai. and Eyal Winter, 2012. “Multi Agent Contracting with Heterogeneous Externalities”, American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 4(2), 50–76.
  6. Myatt, David and Chris Wallace, 2012. "Endogenous Information Acquisition in Coordination Games", Review of Economic Studies, 79(1), 340–374.

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Asteriou, Dimitrios, and Hall, Stephen G, 2015. Applied Econometrics (3rd edition), Palgrave Macmillan

O’Hare, Jim, 2013. Analysing Financial Statements for non-Specialists, Routledge


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