Yaron Raviv, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Economics


Robert Day School of Economics and Finance

Areas of Expertise

Public Choice


B.A., M.A., Hebrew University, Ph.D., Princeton University

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.


Monday, 13:30-14:45 p.m.
Wednesday, 13:30-14:45 p.m.