BIO

Dr. Ruben Juarez is an Associate Professor of Economics and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Economics at the University of Hawaii. He is also a Research Fellow at the University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization (UHERO).

 

 

Dr. Juarez was granted the Ph.D. in Economics from Rice University in 2008 and has been a Professor of Economics and UHERO member since then. His main research interests include microeconomics, game theory and network economics, especially focused in the study and design of mechanisms and institutions for the efficient, incentive compatible and fair allocation of costs and resources in the presence of externalities (e.g., behaviors, coalitions, network effects, etc.), where he has publications at top field journals such as the Journal of Economic Theory, Games and Economics Behavior, Economic Theory and the International Journal of Game Theory.

 

He has prestigious research awards and projects for a variety of institutions such as the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, the Hawaii Community Foundation, the Hawaii Medical Service Association, Kamehameha Schools, and regularly advises community organizations and companies.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL PATH

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Microeconomic Theory

2004 - 2008 Ph.D. in Economics

Rice University

Houston, Texas

Game Theory and Economic Behavior

Network Economics

Design of Mechanisms and Institutions

1999 - 2004 B.S.  in Mathematics

CIMAT - Universidad de Guanajuato

Guanajuato, Mexico

2008 - 2014 Assistant Professor in Economics

University of Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii

2014 - Present  Associate Professor in Economics

University of Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii

University of Hawaii

Department of Economics

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