Economics
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Department Chair:
Barbara Craig

Administrative Assistant:
Terri Pleska

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Phone: (440) 775-8483
Fax: (440) 775-6978

Location:
Rice Hall 233
10 N. Professor St.
Oberlin, OH, 44074

Viplav Saini

Viplav Saini

Assistant Professor of Economics

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Office:
Rice Hall 231
(440) 775-8485

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Viplav Saini

Educational Background

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University, October 2009.
  • Master of Arts, Johns Hopkins University, May 2006.
  • Master of Arts, University of Delhi, March 2003.
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Delhi, March 2001.


Viplav Saini (Ph.D., 2009, Johns Hopkins University) works in the field of Industrial Organization, a branch of economics that studies the market strategies of modern firms, often using tools from game theory. He currently teaches courses on industrial organization, game theory, microeconomic theory (intermediate and advanced) and principles of economics.

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

Research

 

"Endogenous Asymmetry in a Dynamic Procurement Auction" (web appendix)

RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 43, No. 4, Winter 2012.

"Reserve Prices in a Dynamic Auction when Bidders are Capacity-Constrained"

Economics Letters, Volume 108, Issue 3, September 2010.

"Capacity Constraints and Information Revelation in Dynamic Procurement Auctions: Experimental Evidence," with Jordan Suter (R&R at Economic Inquiry)

"Government Spending and Job Creation in the Highway Construction Industry: Evidence from Texas," with Dakshina De Silva (Lancaster University) (submitted)

"Entry, Exit, and Investment in Auction Markets" (submitted)

"Returns to Indian Art: Evidence from SaffronArt.com," with Jenny Rae Hawkins (Oberlin)

 

 

 

Economics Seminars in north-east Ohio

Fall 2013

 Econ 253

 Intermediate Microeconomics

 TR 11:00 - 12:15 PM

     

 Econ 491

 Honors Program

  W 7:00 - 9:00 PM

 Econ 995-09

 Private Reading

Spring 2014

 Econ 253

 Intermediate Microeconomics

 TR 3:00 - 4:15 PM

     

 Econ 353

 Microeconomic Theory

 TR 11:00 - 12:15 PM

 Econ 491

 Honors Program

 W 7:00 - 9:00 PM

 Econ 995-09

 Private Reading