Western University EconomicsWestern Social Science

Charles Zheng

Christopher J. Grimes Fellow in Microeconomic Theory
Ph.D. University of Minnesota, 1999

Charles Zheng

Office: SSC 4026
Telephone: 519-661-2111 Ext. 85461
Fax: 519-661-3666
E-mail: charles.zheng@uwo.ca

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Auction Theory; Mechanism Design; Theory of the Core

Teaching Fields

Mechanism Design; General Equilibrium; Game Theory

Representative Publications

"Goethe's Secret Reserve Price", International Journal of Economic Theory, v12, n1, 41-48 (March 2016).

"Jump Bidding and Overconcentration in Decentralized Simultaneous Ascending Auctions," Games and Economic Behavior, v76, n2, 648-664 (November 2012).

"Collusion via Resale" (joint with Rod Garratt and Thomas Troger), Econometrica, v77, n4, 1095-1136 (July 2009, Articles).

"Core Equivalence Theorem with Production" (joint with Siyang Xiong), Journal of Economic Theory, v137, n1, 246-270 (November 2007).

"Optimal Auction with Resale," Econometrica, v70, n6, 2197-2224 (November 2002, Articles).

Working Papers

"Multilateral Deescalation in the Dollar Auction" (June 25, 2017), with F. Ødegaard.

"The Equilibrium of an Asymmetric First-Price Auction and Its Implication in Collusion" (June 6, 2017)

"A Necessary and Sufficient Condition for Peace" (July 4, 2017)

"The Optimal Degree of Centralization" (April 10, 2016)

"Military Moral Hazard and the Fate of Empires" (April 14, 2015)

"Existence of Monotone Equilibria in First-Price Auctions with Resale" (June 12, 2014)