Dr Alexander Kovalenkov

  • Reader (Economics)

Biography

Alexander joined the Business School in September 2005.  He previously held a post at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (USA) 1998–2005 and, during that period, acted as a visiting scholar at the California Institute for Technology; New York University; University of Warwick and as a Research Fellow at Washington University.  He holds degrees from St Petersburg State University, Russia and Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain.

Research interests

Areas of expertise:

  • Microeconomics
  • Asset pricing
  • Game theory
  • Mechanism design
  • General equilibrium

Selected publications

Grants

IBM Fund Award, UNC-Chapel Hill (2000)

Latane Fund Social Science Faculty Research Award, UNC-Chapel Hill (2000)

University Research Council Small Research Grant, UNC-Chapel Hill (2000-2002)

DGICYT Grants (as part of UAB research group), UAB, Spain (1995-1998)

Supervision

Research interests

Research interests include Game Theory, Economies with Clubs, Theory of Incentives, Social Choice, Information Economics, and General Equilibrium

Current PhD students

 Nazanin Shirzadi

Thesis title: Credit risk modelling for multilateral development banks.
Co-supervisor: Dr Mario Cerrato

Oluwadamilola Agbato

Thesis title: Mental accounting, proportionality and frame dependence: an evaluation in relation to price perception.
Co-supervisor: Dr Arjunan Subramanian

Hikojiro Fujiwara

Thesis title: The role of culture in economics.
Co-supervisor: Dr Arjunan Subramanian

Celine Guimas

Thesis title: Microfinance and the agricultural sector of Sub-Saharan Africa. 
Co-supervisor: Dr Arjunan Subramanian

 

 

 

 

Teaching

Undergraduate: Microeconomics (Level 1; Level 2 /Intermediate; Honours); Economics of Industry (Honours); Introductory Mathematics for Economists

Postgraduate: Mathematical Finance; Financial Sector Stability and Growth; Microeconomics; Mathematics for Economists; Quantitative Methods for Finance; Quantitative Methods for Planning – Optimal Decision Making

PhD, MSc and Honours Supervision

All publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2014 | 2006 | 2005 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001
Number of items: 9.

2014

Kovalenkov, A., and Vives, X. (2014) Competitive rational expectations equilibria without apology. Journal of Economic Theory, 149 (1). pp. 211-235. ISSN 0022-0531 (doi:10.1016/j.jet.2013.05.002)

2006

Kovalenkov, A., and Wooders, M. (2006) Comparative statics and laws of scarcity for games. In: Aliprantis, C.D., Matzkin, R.L., McFadden, D.L., Moore, J.C. and Yannelis, N.C. (eds.) Rationality and Equilibrium: A Symposium in Honour of Marcel K. Richter. Series: Studies in economic theory (26). Springer, Berlin, pp. 141-169. ISBN 9783540295778

2005

Kovalenkov, A., and Wooders, M. (2005) Games and economies with near exhaustion of gains to scale. In: Wooders, M. and Demange, G. (eds.) Group Formation in Economics: Networks, Clubs and Coalitions. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 209-245. ISBN 0521842719

Kovalenkov, A., and Wooders, M. (2005) Laws of scarcity for a finite game - exact bounds on estimations. Economic Theory, 26 (2). pp. 383-396. ISSN 0938-2259 (doi:10.1007/s00199-003-0443-7)

2003

Kovalenkov, A., and Wooders, M. (2003) Approximate cores of games and economies with clubs. Journal of Economic Theory, 110 (1). pp. 87-120. ISSN 0022-0531 (doi:10.1016/S0022-0531(03)00003-6)

Kovalenkov, A., and Wooders, M. (2003) Advances in the theory of large cooperative games and applications to club theory: the side payments case. In: Carraro, C. (ed.) The Endogenous Formation of Economic Coalitions. Series: FEEM series on economics and the environment . Elgar, Cheltenham, pp. 9-34. ISBN 9781843762652

2002

Kovalenkov, A. (2002) Simple strategy-proof approximately Walrasian mechanisms. Journal of Economic Theory, 103 (2). pp. 475-487. ISSN 0022-0531 (doi:10.1006/jeth.2000.2788)

2001

Kovalenkov, A., and Wooders, M.H. (2001) Epsilon cores of games with limited side payments: Nonemptiness and equal treatment. Games and Economic Behavior, 36 (2). pp. 193-218. ISSN 0899-8256 (doi:10.1006/game.2000.0815)

Kovalenkov, A., and Wooders, M.H. (2001) An exact bound on epsilon for nonemptiness of epsilon cores of games. Mathematics of Operations Research, 26 (4). pp. 654-678. ISSN 0364-765X (doi:10.1287/moor.26.4.654.10001)

This list was generated on Sun Jan 25 22:28:35 2015 GMT.
Number of items: 9.

Articles

Kovalenkov, A., and Vives, X. (2014) Competitive rational expectations equilibria without apology. Journal of Economic Theory, 149 (1). pp. 211-235. ISSN 0022-0531 (doi:10.1016/j.jet.2013.05.002)

Kovalenkov, A., and Wooders, M. (2005) Laws of scarcity for a finite game - exact bounds on estimations. Economic Theory, 26 (2). pp. 383-396. ISSN 0938-2259 (doi:10.1007/s00199-003-0443-7)

Kovalenkov, A., and Wooders, M. (2003) Approximate cores of games and economies with clubs. Journal of Economic Theory, 110 (1). pp. 87-120. ISSN 0022-0531 (doi:10.1016/S0022-0531(03)00003-6)

Kovalenkov, A. (2002) Simple strategy-proof approximately Walrasian mechanisms. Journal of Economic Theory, 103 (2). pp. 475-487. ISSN 0022-0531 (doi:10.1006/jeth.2000.2788)

Kovalenkov, A., and Wooders, M.H. (2001) Epsilon cores of games with limited side payments: Nonemptiness and equal treatment. Games and Economic Behavior, 36 (2). pp. 193-218. ISSN 0899-8256 (doi:10.1006/game.2000.0815)

Kovalenkov, A., and Wooders, M.H. (2001) An exact bound on epsilon for nonemptiness of epsilon cores of games. Mathematics of Operations Research, 26 (4). pp. 654-678. ISSN 0364-765X (doi:10.1287/moor.26.4.654.10001)

Book Sections

Kovalenkov, A., and Wooders, M. (2006) Comparative statics and laws of scarcity for games. In: Aliprantis, C.D., Matzkin, R.L., McFadden, D.L., Moore, J.C. and Yannelis, N.C. (eds.) Rationality and Equilibrium: A Symposium in Honour of Marcel K. Richter. Series: Studies in economic theory (26). Springer, Berlin, pp. 141-169. ISBN 9783540295778

Kovalenkov, A., and Wooders, M. (2005) Games and economies with near exhaustion of gains to scale. In: Wooders, M. and Demange, G. (eds.) Group Formation in Economics: Networks, Clubs and Coalitions. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 209-245. ISBN 0521842719

Kovalenkov, A., and Wooders, M. (2003) Advances in the theory of large cooperative games and applications to club theory: the side payments case. In: Carraro, C. (ed.) The Endogenous Formation of Economic Coalitions. Series: FEEM series on economics and the environment . Elgar, Cheltenham, pp. 9-34. ISBN 9781843762652

This list was generated on Sun Jan 25 22:28:35 2015 GMT.