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 Rohan Pitchford

Rohan Pitchford

Research School of Economics


Position:
Professor
Email: rohan.pitchford@anu.edu.au
Phone: +61 2 612 51374
Office: Room 2028, HW Arndt Bld (25A)

Research areas

  • Game Theory
  • Law and Economics
  • Contract theory

 

 

 

Biography

Rohan Pitchford received an honours degree in economics at ANU and a PhD at MIT. His first academic position was at the Research School of Social Science at the ANU. He has worked at the University of Sydney and then the University of Queensland. Rohan is currently an ARC Professorial Fellow. His current research interests include:

  • Liability of firms
  • Timing games
  • The holdout problem, including application to sovereign debt negotiation
  • Incomplete contracts in lending markets

 

Research publications

Selected Publications

"Holdouts in Sovereign Debt Restructuring: A Theory of Negotiation in a Weak Contractual Environment." (with Mark Wright) Forthcoming: The Review of Economic Studies.

"A Solution to the Holdup Problem Involving Gradual Investment'' (with Chris Snyder),
Journal of Economic Theory, Vol 114, No. 1 January 2004, 88-103.

"The Identity of the generator in the problem of social cost" (with Christopher M. Snyder), Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Volume 54, Issue 1, July 2007, 49-67

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