Prof. John Kagel

Prof. John Kagel

Affiliated Academic Consultant

John Kagel is University Chaired Professor of Applied Economics and Director of the Economics Laboratory at the Ohio State University. He has previously served as a panelist for the National Science Foundation in the Economics Division and in the Decision, Risk and Management Division. His research interests focus on group decision making and learning in strategic interactions between agents, auction design and performance, industrial organization issues, and legislative bargaining. He has published over 90 articles in peer reviewed journals including the American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of Political Economy, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Psychological Review, American Political Science Review, and Management Science. He has six co-authored monographs and his most recent book has been translated into Chinese. His research includes studies of package bidding in auctions versus Federal Communications Commission style auctions, team versus individual decision making in strategic interactions involving costly signaling between agents, auctions with resale, and public versus private good provision in legislative bargaining. He holds a B.A. (Tufts University), M.S. and Ph.D. in Economics (Purdue).