Rodrigo Harrison

Education

Ph. D. in Economics, Georgetown University (2003).

M.A.  in Economics, Ilades-Georgetown University (2000).

M.Sc. in Engineering, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María (1995).

Industrial Engineer, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María (1993).

B. Sc. in Physics, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María (1991).

Academic Positions

(2004-present) Assistant Professor, Instituto de Economía, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

(2003-2004) Assistant Professor, Departamento de Industrias, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María.

(1995-1998) Lecturer, Departamento de Industrias, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María.

(2005-present) Invited  Professor, MBA Escuela de Administración,    Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

(2009-present) Invited  Professor  of Game Theory and Competition Policy, Centro de la Libre Competencia, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

Reasearch Interest

Game Theory: Global Games, Theory and Experiments; Network Formation and Stability;

Mechanism Design.

Applied Game Theory and Regulation: Spectrum Allocation, Telecommunication and

Competition Policy.

Published Papers

“Learning (and Evolution) of Social Norms”, with M. Villena.  Forthcoming in Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning. Springer Verlag Ed.

“Política de Competencia en Procesos de Licitación de Bienes y Recursos”,  with  Roberto Muñoz. Forthcoming in Libro Bicentenario de la Libre Competencia. Edited by TDLC.

“Evaluación del Sistema de Trasplantes en Chile, Propuestas de Intervención”, with R. Atal, J. Dominguez, D. Contreras y L. Larraín. Chapter 1 in Camino al Bicentenario: propuestas para Chile. V Concurso de Políticas Públicas, P.U.C. (2010).

“Stability and Equilibrium Selection in a Link Formation Game”, with R. Muñoz,  Economic Theory, Vol. 37:335-345, (2008).

“Economic Impact of the Open Skies Agreement Policy in Chile”, with M.J. Villena and M.G. Villena, Revista de Analisis Economico, Vol. 23: 107-149 (2008).

“Políticas de Asignación de Espectro en Chile: Diagnóstico Actual y Posibilidades Futuras”, with R. Muñoz, Chapter in Regulación y Convergencia en Telecomunicaciones Edited by  Chilean National Regulator in Telecommunications, SUBTEL.

“Social Connections and Access Charges in Networks”, with  G. Hernández y R. Muñoz, Lectures Notes in Computer Sciences 3993, pp. 1091-10 (2006).

Papers Under Revision

The Role of Social Networks on Regulation in the Telecommunication Industry. The Case of Non Linear Pricing Schemes, with G. Hernández and R. Muñoz,  July 2008, Revised March 2010. Submitted toTelecommunication Policy.

“The personality basis of positive and Negative reciprocity”, with N. Abarca and R. Guzmán. February 2011. Submitted to Bulletin of Economic Research.

“Effectiveness of Different Kidney Exchange Mechanisms on Improving Living Donor Transplantation”, D. Contreras and J. Dominguez, July 2010. Submitted to Transplantation Proceedings.

“Cost-Benefit Estimation of Cadaveric Kidney Transplantation, the Case of a Developing Country”, with R. Atal and J. Dominguez, July 2010. Submitted to Transplantation Proceedings.

“Cost-effectiveness of Policies Aimed at Increasing Organ Donation, the Case of Chile”, with R. Atal, L. Larraín and J. Dominguez, July 2010. Submitted to Transplantation.

“The Role of Social Networks on Regulation in the Telecommunication Industry”, with G. Hernández and R. Muñoz,  July 2008. R&R Telecommunication Policy.

“Network Structure in a Link Formation Game: An Experimental Study”, with A. Elbittar and R. Muñoz, 2007, revised September 2010. Submitted to Economic Theory.

“On the Evolution of Reciprocal Behavior: A Game Theoretic Approach”, with M. G. Villena, 2006 Revised March 2007. R&R Journal of Economic Psychology.

“Global Games and Strategic Substitutes”, 2003. Revised September 2005.  R&R Games and Economic Behavior.

Working Papers

“Institutional Design for Concessions”, with R. Muñoz and J.M. Sánchez, January 2011. 18. “Strongly Rational Equilibrium in Global Games with Strategic Substitutes”, P. Jara November 2010.

“Predicting Other-regarding Utility Functions using Psychometrics Measures of Reciprocity”, with N. Abarca and R. Guzmán, November 2010.

“On the Economics of Whistle-Blowing Behaviour: The Role of Incentives”, with M.J. Villena and M.G. Villena, June 2010.

Auctions with Resale Markets and Asymmetric Information, with R. Muñoz and F. Varas April 2008.

“Global Games and Network Formation”. with R. Muñoz  revised March 2009

“Foreign Direct Investment versus Portfolio Investment: A Global Game Approach”, with Y. Ahmad and P. Cova, December 2005.

Awards and Scholarships

Best Teacher Award, International Executive MBA-UC. Guatemala 2010.

Best Teacher Award, Economics and Competition Policy Program 2010. Centro de la Libre Competencia UC.

Best Teacher Award, Economics and Competition Policy Program 2009. Centro de la Libre Competencia UC.

Best Teacher Award, International Executive MBA-UC. El Salvador 2009.

Georgetown University Economics Department, Razin Prize for the Best Graduated Student Paper, (2002-2003)

Georgetown University, Graduate School of Art and Sciences Scholarship (1999 -2003).

National Scholarship Program of Chile (Beca Presidente de la Republica) (1999 -2002).

Ilades- Georgetown University Scholarship (1997-1999).

TFSM Graduate School Fellowship (1991-1992).

Research  Projects

“Designing the pair Object-Assignment Mechanism for Public Inputs. Application to Spectrum Allocation Policies”. co- researcher, FONDECYT 2011-2013

“Evaluación del Sistema de Trasplantes en Chile, Propuestas de Intervención”,  Concursos UC-Programa Politicas Públicas 2010.

“On the Economics of Whistle Blowing  Behavior: The Role of Incentive”, co-researcher, FONDECYT 2010-2011.

“Formación de Redes: Un Estudio Experimental”. Proyecto Inicio 2005 VRAID UC.

“Teoría de Juegos Globales y su Aplicación a  Subastas”. Proyecto Límite  2007 VRAID UC.