Hugo A. Hopenhayn



Bajola Parisani Visiting Professor in Economics and Institutions, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF)
Professor of Economics, UCLA.


University of Minnesota, Ph. D. in Economics, 1988.
University of Buenos Aires, Licenciado (Economics), 1979.


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Research Interests

Microeconomic Theory, Industrial Organization, Macroeconomic Theory, Labor Economics.

Selected Publications

“Mechanisms for Allocation and Decentralization of Patent Rights” (with Gerard Llobet and Matt Mitchell), Proceedings from the 10th World Congress, forthcoming 2013.

“Firm Microstructure and Aggregate Productivity”, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, vol. 33, 2011.

“Preemption games with private information” (with Francesco Squintani), Review of Economic Studies, vol. 78 no. 2, 2011.

Honors, Awards and Fellowships

Winner of Lacea’s Carlos Diaz Alejandro prize, 2010
Senior Fellow, Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory, 2011
Guggenheim Fellow, 2002
Fellow of the Econometric Society


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