jamegash at uoguelph.ca
Areas of Specialization: Microeconomics, Public Choice, Applied Game Theory
J. Atsu Amegashie joined the Department of Economics at the University of Guelph in 2002. He received a BA Honours from the University of Ghana (1991), a Diploma in Economics from the London School of Economics (1994), an M.A. from Queen s University (1995), an MDE from Dalhousie University (1998) and a Ph.D. in Economics from Simon Fraser University (2002).
His work has been published in journals including Public Choice, Games and Economic Behavior, Social Choice and Welfare, Economics Letters, and theEuropean Journal of Political Economy.
A Nested Contest: Tullock meets the All-Pay Auction, Working Paper, June 2012
Asymmetric Information, Taxation, and Fiscal Accountability, Working Paper, March 2012
The Military and Distributional Conflict in Non-Democracies, Working Paper, January 2012
Corruption, Customers' Complaints, and Social Welfare, Working Paper, January 2011.
Productive versus Destructive Efforts in Contests, Working Paper, December 2011, forthcoming in the European Journal of Political Economy.
(with Bram Cadsby and Yang Song), “Competitive Burnout: Theory and Experimental Evidence,” Games and Economic Behavior, Vol 59, May 2007: 213-239 (Lead Article).
(with Ed Kutsoati), “(Non)intervention in intra-state conflicts”, European Journal of Political Economy, Vol 23, September 2007: 754-767.
(with Marco Runkel), “Sabotaging Potential Rivals,” (2007), Social Choice and Welfare, Vol 28, pp. 143-162.