Dr Abhijit Sengupta

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The University of Sydney

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Biographical details

Abhijit Sengupta received his PhD from State University of New York and was on the faculty of the University of Western Ontario and of Waterloo University in Canada before joining the University of Sydney. Abhijit's main research interest is game theory. His research has been published in leading journals in economics such as American Economic Review and Journal of Economic Theory.

One of his current research projects on coalition formation is supported by an Australian Research Council Large Grant for years 2000-02. Abhijit was involved in the 1.3 billion dollar mobile telephony spectrum auction that took place in Australia during 2000 as a consultant on bidding strategy.

Research interests

  • Economic Theory
  • Bargaining theory
  • Coalition formation
  • Game theory

PhD and master's project opportunities

Selected grants

2000

  • Endogenous coalition formation under externalities across coalitions: theory and applications; Sengupta A; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Large Research Grants (LRG).

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Sengupta, A., Sengupta, K. (2008). A Hotelling-Downs model of electoral competition with the option to quit. Games and Economic Behavior, 62(2), 661-674. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Khezr, P., Sengupta, A. (2013). Signaling in an English Auction: Ex ante versus Interim Analysis. Econometric Society Australasian Meeting 2013 (ESAM 2013), Sydney, Australia: The Econometric Society.
  • Jarman, B., Sengupta, A. (2012). Auctions with an Informed Seller: Disclosed vs Secret Reserve Prices. ACE2012: The 41st Australian Conference of Economists, Melbourne, Australia: Victoria University.

2013

  • Khezr, P., Sengupta, A. (2013). Signaling in an English Auction: Ex ante versus Interim Analysis. Econometric Society Australasian Meeting 2013 (ESAM 2013), Sydney, Australia: The Econometric Society.

2012

  • Jarman, B., Sengupta, A. (2012). Auctions with an Informed Seller: Disclosed vs Secret Reserve Prices. ACE2012: The 41st Australian Conference of Economists, Melbourne, Australia: Victoria University.

2008

  • Sengupta, A., Sengupta, K. (2008). A Hotelling-Downs model of electoral competition with the option to quit. Games and Economic Behavior, 62(2), 661-674. [More Information]

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