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Dr. Daniel Kovenock

Economic Science Institute
The George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics
Expertise: Game Theory; Industrial Organization; Political Economy
Office Location: Wilkinson Hall 106
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Bachelor of Science
University of Wisconsin - Madison, Ph.D.


Research Interests:

Game Theory, Industrial Organization, Microeconomic Theory, Political Economy, Public Economics

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications

Kovenock, D., B. Roberson, and R. Sheremeta (2019), "The Attack and Defense of Weakest-Link Networks," Public Choice, 179, pp. 175-194.
Gelder, A., D. Kovenock, and B. Roberson (2019), “All-Pay Auctions with Ties,” Economic Theory https://doi.org/10.1007/s00199-019-01195-7)
Kovenock, D. and D. Rojo Arjona (2019), “A Full Characterization of Best-Response Functions in the Lottery Colonel Blotto Game,” Economics Letters, 182, pp. 33-36.
Kovenock, D. and B. Roberson (2018), "The Optimal Defense of Networks of Targets," Economic Inquiry, 56, pp. 2195-2211.
Gelder, A. and D. Kovenock (2017), “Dynamic Behavior and Player Types in Majoritarian Multi-Battle Contests,” Games and Economic Behavior, 104, pp. 444-455.
Kovenock, D., S. Sarangi, and M. Wiser (2015), "All_Pay 2 x 2 Hex: A Multibattle Contest with Complementarities," International Journal of Game Theory, 44, pp. 571-597.
Kovenock, D., F. Morath, and J. Muenster (2015), "Information Sharing in Contests," Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 24, pp. 570-596.
Dechenaux, E., D. Kovenock, and R. Sheremeta (2015), “A Survey of Experimental Research on Contests, All-Pay Auctions and Tournaments,” Experimental Economics, 18, pp. 609-669.