Prof Dr Theodore L Turocy

Prof Dr Theodore L Turocy

Researching the economics of decision processes: game theory and behavioural economics

Refereed publications of original research

Xue, L., Sitzia, S., and Turocy, T.L. (2017) Mathematics self-confidence and the "prepayment effect" in riskless choices. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 135: 239-250. DOI: 10.1016/j.jebo.2017.01.014 · As CBESS working paper 15-20R2 · Data from experiments (.csv)

Rentschler, L. and Turocy, T.L. (2016) Two-bidder all-pay auctions with interdependent valuations, including the highly competitive case. Journal of Economic Theory 163: 435-466. DOI: 10.1016/j.jet.2016.02.005 · Final working paper version · Source code for algorithm and examples · As SSRN working paper 2446789

Montero, M., Possajennikov, A., Sefton, M. and Turocy, T.L. (2016) Majoritarian Blotto contests with asymmetric battlefields: An experiment on apex games. Economic Theory 61(1): 55-89. DOI: 10.1007/s00199-015-0902-y · Free read-only version · Final working paper version · As SSRN working paper 2369056

Vu, T.M., Siebers, P.-O., Skatova, A., and Turocy, T.L. (2015) Modelling the effect of individual differences in publishment sensitivity on behaviour in a public goods game. The 14th International Conference on Modeling and Applied Simulation, September 21-23, 2015, Bergeggi, Italy. Conference paper

Chowdhury, S.M., Sheremeta, R.M., and Turocy, T.L. (2014) Overbidding and overspreading in rent-seeking experiments: Cost structure and prize allocation rules. Games and Economic Behavior 87: 224-238. DOI: 10.1016/j.geb.2014.05.004 · Final working paper version · As SSRN working paper 2436018

Lim, W., Matros, A. and Turocy, T.L. (2014) Bounded rationality and group size in Tullock contests: Experimental evidence. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 99: 155-167. DOI: 10.1016/j.jebo.2013.12.010 · Final working paper version

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 · CBESS working paper 12-02

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 · Final working paper version · Full dataset · Profit frame instructions · Surplus frame instructions

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 · Final working paper version

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 · Final working paper version

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. Final working paper version

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 · Data and programs · Instructions for sealed treatment · Instructions for silent treatment · Instructions for Dutch treatment

Turocy, T.L. (2007) On the sufficiency of transitive preferences. Economics Bulletin 4(22): 1-9. Published version

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 · Longer working paper version

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.

Survey articles

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 · Working paper version

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. Working paper version

Turocy, T.L., von Stengel, B. (2002) Game theory. In Encyclopedia of Information Systems, Volume 2. San Diego: Elsevier Science, 403-420. Working paper version LSE-CDAM-2001-09

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