Faculty Profile

Professor John G. Riley received his Ph.D. from M.I.T..
Research interests include: Theory of contests; economics of incentives.

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Slate featured op-ed by Leah Boustan

You Don't Have to Move to Scandinavia

Professor Lloyd Shapley wins the 2012 Nobel Prize in Economics

UCLA is proud to offer our warmest congratulations to Lloyd Shapley who shared the 2012 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics with Alvin Roth of Harvard University... Read More

Professor Ohanian writes in the Washington Post about the sale of the Clippers


Watch the finals of the UCLA Social Enterprise Academy Event

Congratulation to team GrowGood for the first Prize.

UCLA beats USC in Boeing Case Competition

The worlds largest aerospace company recognized a team of UCLA students Wednesday for winning the 2014 Boeing USC vs. UCLA Case Competition for the second year in a row. Read more...

Understanding the Current Economy: UCLA Economists Speak Out

In recent months, UCLA economists have actively written and spoken about the current economic crisis. We have compiled links (in chronological order) to the various opinions and ideas put forth by our economics faculty on issues such as how the current disaster was allowed to develop, how the proposed economic policies are likely to work, and what the future holds for our economy.

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