University of California, Riverside


David A. Malueg

David A. Malueg

Contact Information

3136 Sproul Hall
Phone: (951) 827-1494
Fax: (951) 827-5685

Curriculum Vitae  


Research Interests

  • Microeconomics
  • Industrial Organization
  • Public Economics
  • Environmental Economics

Professor Malueg joins us after teaching at both the University of Iowa and Tulane University. Between these two appointments he worked five years in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. His research interests include microeconomics, game theory, industrial organization, and environmental economics. Current projects study the efficiency of private provision of public goods, changes in the European Union Emission Trading System to improve efficiency, and the consequences of strategic behavior in network industries. Professor Malueg’s recent research has been published in journals including Economic Theory, The Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, The Journal of Industrial Economics, The Journal of Public Economics, and The Review of Economics and Statistics.

Editorial Positions

Economic Inquiry, Co-Editor, 7/2014–
International Journal of Industrial Organization, Associate Editor, 3/2014–
Journal of Industrial Economics, Associate Editor, 10/2007–7/2013

Recent Publications

“The Best-Shot All-Pay (Group) Auction with Complete Information,” with Stefano Barbieri and Iryna Topolyan, forthcoming in Economic Theory.

“Group Efforts when Performance Is Determined by the ‘Best Shot,’” with Stefano Barbieri, Economic Theory 56 (2014), 333–373.

“Increasing Fundraising Success by Decreasing Donor Choice,” with Stefano Barbieri, Journal of Public Economic Theory 16 (2014), 372–400.

"Equilibrium and Revenue in a Family of Common-Value First-Price Auctions with Differential Information,” with Ram Orzach, International Journal of Game Theory 41 (2012), 219–254.

“Threshold Uncertainty in the Private-Information Subscription Game,” with Stefano Barbieri, Journal of Public Economics 94 (2010), 848–861.

“Testing Contest Theory: Evidence from Best-of-Three Tennis Matches,” with Andrew Yates, Review of Economics and Statistics 92 (2010), 689–692.

“Profit-Maximizing Sale of a Discrete Public Good via the Subscription Game in Private-Information Environments,” with Stefano Barbieri, B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics 10 (2010) (Contributions), Issue 1, Article 5 (29 pages), available at

“Mixed-Strategy Equilibria in the Nash Demand Game,” Economic Theory 44 (2010), 243–270.

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Department of Economics
4128 Sproul Hall

Tel: (951) 827-3266
Fax: (951) 827-5685