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Dr. Gabriele Camera

Economic Science Institute
The George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics
Expertise: Applied Theory; Experimental Economics; Macroeconomics; Monetary Economics; Search Theory
Office Location: Wilkinson Hall 108
Phone: 714-628-2806
Scholarly Works:
Digital Commons
University of Urbino, Bachelor of Science
Miami University, Master of Arts
University of Iowa, Ph.D.


Gabriele Camera is Professor of Economics and Finance. His research spans several areas, including economic theory, experimental economics, industrial organization, labor economics, macroeconomics and monetary economics. His current research focuses on studying the role of institutions in supporting cooperation in society, especially in situations where decision makers may be tempted to behave opportunistically, may not trust each other, and are unable to form stable partnerships. Professor Camera’s research has been published in a variety of high-profile international academic journals, including Econometrica, the American Economic Review, the Proceedings of the National Academies of Science, and has received international media coverage.

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications

Camera, G. and V. Smith (2020). Liberare energie dal basso per poter rimettere in moto le nostre economie. La Stampa, April 19 (front page article).
Camera, G. and V. Smith (2020). Lockdown, funziona in economia? Corriere della Sera, June 1 (Economics section).
Camera, Gabriele and Vernon Smith. Two Policy Principles to Navigate the Economic Recovery. Tribune Content Agency