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Associate Professor Ichiro Obara received his Ph.D. from University of Pennsylvania.
Research interests include: Private information in repeated games; dynamic oligopolistic competition with imperfect or private information; theory of experts and information transmission.

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Congratulations to John Asker for Jerry S. Cohen Memorial Fund Writing Award

John Asker's article, "Raising Retailers' Profits: On Vertical Practices and the Exclusion of Rivals," (American Economic Review, 104(2), 672-686, 2014) has been awarded thirteenth annual Jerry S. Cohen Memorial Fund Writing Award for Antitrust Scholarship, for the best economics article in 2014. The award places particular emphasis on scholarship that reflects a concern for principles of economic justice, the dispersal of economic power, and the federal statutes designed to protect society from various forms of anticompetitive activity.


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


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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