The University of Maryland,
College Park
Department of Economics


VINCENT, Daniel R. 

Professor of Economics

Teaching fields: Microeconomic Theory; International Trade 

Research interests: Auctions; Game Theory; Bargaining; Industrial Organization; 
                                  International Trade 

Biography: Professor Daniel R. Vincent received his Ph.D. in economics from Princeton University in 1987. He was a Rhodes Scholar and received an M.A. from Oxford and a B.A. in History from the University of Toronto. Before joining the University of Maryland, he taught at the University of Western Ontario, the Department of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences at Northwestern University and at the California Institute of Technology. His main area of research is the application of game theory to trading environments. He has studied dynamic bargaining with asymmetric information and the theory of auctions. More recently he has studied multi-dimensional mechanism design and empirical applications of auction theory. Other research interests include international trade and the theory of multinational corporations. Publications include "Repeated Signalling Games and Dynamic Trading Relationships,"  International Economic Review, 1998, "Optimal Sequential Auctions'  (with R. Preston McAfee), Games and Economic Behavior, 1997, "Optimal Procurement Mechanisms" (with Alejandro Manelli) Econometrica, 1995, and "The Declining Price Anomaly" (with R. Preston McAfee) Journal of Economic Theory, 1993. Recent working papers can be obtained from this site.

Phone: (301) 405-3485


Email: Daniel R. Vincent

Office: Tydings 4128b

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Department of Economics
The University of Maryland
College Park, MD