Theodore L. Turocy, Behavioural game theorist
Professor, School of Economics, University of East Anglia
Director, The Gambit Project
- Office: ARTS 3.58
- Address: School of Economics, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, United Kingdom
- Email: T.Turocy (aht) uea (daht) ac (daht) uk
- Telephone: +44 (0) 1603 597179
NEW! Abhijit Ramalingam, Melanie Parravano, and I contributed to an episode of the recent series, "The Bishop and the Bankers" for BBC Radio 4. We conducted what we believe were the first game theory/economics experiments for radio, using a trust game. Listen to Episode 3 to find out how it went!
- Chowdhury, S.M., Sheremeta, R.M., and Turocy, T.L. Overdissipation and overspreading in rent-seeking experiments: Cost structure and prize allocation rules.
- Lim, W., Matros, A. and Turocy, T.L. Bounded rationality and group size in Tullock contests: Experimental evidence.
- Mayer, A. and Turocy, T.L. Wage bargaining with direct competition and heterogeneous access to vacancies.
- Kaplan, T.R. and Turocy, T.L. Bidding behaviour in asymmetric first-price auctions.
- Montero, M., Possajennikov, A., Sefton, M. and Turocy, T.L. The value of votes in weighted voting games: Majoritarian contests with asymmetric battlefields.
- Radoc, B., Sugden, R., and Turocy, T.L. Colour-coded decisions: An experiment on case-based decision theory.
- Rentschler, L. and Turocy, T.L. Common-value all-pay auctions with precise and imprecise information.
Published original research
- Gronberg, T.J., Luccasen, R.A., Turocy, T.L., Van Huyck, J.B. (2012) Are tax-financed contributions to a public good completely crowded-out? Experimental evidence. Journal of Public Economics 96: 596-603. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpubeco.2012.04.001
- Turocy, T.L., Watson, E. (2012) Reservation values and regret in laboratory first-price auctions: Context and bidding behavior. Southern Economic Journal 78(4): 1163-1180. DOI: 10.4284/0038-4038-78.4.1163
- Turocy, T.L. (2010) Computing sequential equilibria using agent quantal response equilibria. Economic Theory 42(1): 255-269. DOI: 10.1007/s00199-009-0443-3
- Turocy, T.L. (2009) Covering your posterior: Teaching signaling games using classroom experiments. Journal of Economic Education 40(2): 188-199. DOI: 10.3200/JECE.40.2.188-199
- Turocy, T.L. (2008) Auction choice for ambiguity-averse sellers facing strategic uncertainty. Games and Economic Behavior 62(1): 155-179. DOI:10.1016/j.geb.2007.03.009
- Turocy, T.L. (2008) In search of the last-ups advantage in baseball: A game-theoretic approach. Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports 4(2): 5. DOI: 10.2202/1559-0410.1104
- Turocy, T.L. (2008) Towards a black-box solver for finite games: Finding all Nash equilibria with Gambit and PHCpack. In Software for Algebraic Geometry, Stillman, M.E., Takayama, N., Verschelde, J., eds. New York: Springer.
- Chen, Y., Razzolini, L., Turocy, T.L. (2007) Congestion allocation for distributed networks: An experimental study. Economic Theory 33(1): 121-143. DOI: 10.1007/s00199-007-0213-z
- Turocy, T.L., Watson, E., Battalio, R.C. (2007) Framing the first-price auction. Experimental Economics 10(1): 37-51. DOI: 10.1007/s10683-006-9130-4
- Turocy, T.L. (2007) On the sufficiency of transitive preferences. Economics Bulletin 4(22): 1-9
- Turocy, T.L. (2005) A dynamic homotopy interpretation of the logistic quantal response equilibrium correspondence. Games and Economic Behavior 51(2): 243-263. DOI: 10.1016/j.geb.2004.04.003
- Turocy, T.L. (2005) Offensive performance, omitted variables, and the value of speed in baseball. Economics Letters 89(3): 283-286. DOI:10.1016/j.econlet.2005.05.039
- Plott, C.R., Turocy, T.L. (1997) Intertemporal speculation under uncertain future demand: Experimental results. In Understanding Strategic Interaction: Essays in Honor of Reinhard Selten, Albers, W., Guth, W., Hammerstein, P., Moldovanu, B., van Damme, E., eds. Berlin: Springer
- Turocy, T.L. (2011) Software for solving noncooperative strategic form games. In Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science. DOI: 10.1002/9780470400531.eorms0801
- Turocy, T.L. (2007) Computation in finite games: Using Gambit for quantitative analysis. In Positive Changes in Political Science: The Legacy of Richard D. McKelvey's Most Influential Writings, Aldrich, J.H., Alt, J.E., and Lupia, A., eds. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 475-487.
- Turocy, T.L., von Stengel, B. (2002) Game theory. In Encyclopedia of Information Systems, Volume 2. San Diego: Elsevier Science, 403-420
Gambit: Software Tools for Game Theory
I am the project maintainer for Gambit, a software package for doing computation on finite games. Please visit the Gambit homepage for more details.