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James Jordan

Professor of Economics

Joined the faculty in 1998

Ph.D., 1975,


514 Kern Graduate Building

Phone: (814) 865-2201

Fax: (814) 863-4775


Office Hours for Spring 2014: by appointment


Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Interest:

  • Economic Theory
  • Game Theory

Recent Publications:

“Pillage and Property,” Journal of Economic Theory 131, 2006, 26-44.

"Economic Dynamics and Learning in Games," to be published by Seoul National University as the first annual T.S. Kim Memorial Lecture.

"On the Communication Complexity of Expected-Profit Maximization" (with D. Xu), Journal of Economic Theory 86, 1999, 185-202.

"The Existence of Rational Expectations Equilibrium: A Retrospective," in Organizations with Incomplete Information, Mukul Majumdar (ed.), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

"Bayesian Learning in Games: A Non-Bayesian Perspective," in The Dynamics of Norms, C. Bicchieri, R. Jeffery and B. Skyrms (eds.), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1997.

"Activity-Based Costing for Economic Value Added" (with R. Anctil and A. Mukherji), Review of Accounting Studies 2, 1997, 231-264.

"The Asymptotic Optimality of Residual Income Maximization" (with R. Anctil and A. Mukherji), Review of Accounting Studies 2, 1997, 207-229.

"The Intrinsic Dynamics of Economic Equilibrium Concepts," in The Economics of Informational Decentralization: Complexity, Efficiency and Stability, Essays in honor of Stanley Reiter, J. Ledyard (ed.), Kluwer Academic Publisher, Boston, 1995.

Research in Progress: