Yaron Raviv

Yaron Raviv, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

B.A., M.A., Hebrew University, Ph.D., Princeton University
Robert Day School of Economics and Finance
Office Hours
Monday, 13:30-14:45 p.m., Wednesday, 13:30-14:45 p.m.


(909) 607-7305

Bauer Center 308

Curriculum Vitae

PDF icon YaronRaviv_Sept2011.pdf

Areas of Expertise

Auctions, Public Choice, Statistics

Selected Research and Publications

  • “New Evidence on Price Anomalies in Sequential Auctions: Used Cars in New Jersey,” Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Vol.24, No.3, 301-312, 2006.

  • “Decomposing Wage Gaps Between Ethnic Groups: The Case of Israel,” with Gad Levanon, Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 73, No. 4, 1066–1087, 2007.

  • “The Optimal Jury Size When Jury Deliberation Follows a Random Walk,” with Eric Helland, Public Choice, Vol. 134, No. 3-4, 255-262, 2008.

  • “The Role of the Bidding Process in Price Determination: Bid Jumps in Sequential English Auctions,” Economic Inquiry, Vol. 46, No. 3, 325-341, 2008.

  • “Gambling by Auctions,” with Gabor Virag, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol. 27, Issue 3, 369-378, 2009.

  • “Where Have All the Heroes Gone? A rational-choice perspective on heroism,” with Brock Blomberg and Greg Hess, Public Choice, Vol. 141, No. 3-4, 509-522, 2009.

  • “Uncertainty and Auction Outcome: Evidence from Used Car Actions,” Review of Industrial Organization, Vol. 34, Issue 4, 327-347, 2009.

  • “Revenue non-equivalence between auctions with soft and hard closing mechanisms: new evidence from Yahoo!,” with Brent Glover, Journal of Economics Behavior & Organization, Vol. 81, Issue 1, 129-136, 2012.