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Kislaya Prasad

Kislaya Prasad

Research Professor

Academic Director, Center for Global Business

PhD, Syracuse University

Contact

4323 Van Munching Hall

Kislaya Prasad is a Research Professor at the Robert H. Smith School of Business and Academic Director of its Center for Global Business. The Center for Global Business is a national resource center supported by a Title VI CIBE grant from the U.S. Department of Education (Prasad is the Principal Investigator). He received his Ph.D. in Economics and M.S. in Computer Science from Syracuse University. Previous positions include Professor of Economics at Florida State University and Research Officer at the University of Cambridge. He has been a Visiting Professor at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and in the Economics Department at New York University, and has served as a Non-resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. His research has been published in leading economic journals such as the Journal of Law and Economics, Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Mathematical Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, International Journal of Game Theory, and Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, and been funded by grants from the National Science Foundation. Prasad has worked on several consulting engagements with industry and with international development agencies. He teaches Microeconomics in the Ph.D. program, and Data Analytics/Machine Learning in the EMBA, MBA, and MS programs at the Smith School. His opinion pieces on global business and technology policy have appeared in Fortune, U.S. News & World Report, The Hill, Baltimore Sun, and other outlets.

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  • Deferred Compensation Vs. Efficiency Wages: An Experimental Test of Effort Provision and Self-Selection (with Dave Macpherson and Tim Salmon),
  • Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, forthcoming.
  • A Comparison of Victim-Reported and Police-Recorded Crime in India, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. XLVIII, No. 33 (August 17, 2013), 47–53.
  • Self-Selection and Market Power in Risk-Sharing Contract (with Tim Salmon), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization(link is external), 90 (2013) 71–86.
  • Economic Liberalization and Violent Crime, Journal of Law and Economics, November 2012, Vol. 55, 925-948.
  • Incorporating social network effects into cost-effectiveness analysis: a methodological contribution with application to obesity prevention, BMJ Open, 2012;2:e001038. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012-001038. (With Chad Konchak)
  • Relative Wealth Concerns and Entrepreneurship (with Manoj Atolia), Economica, Vol. 78, Issue 310, pp. 294-316, 2011.
  • Physician Social Networks and Regional Variation in Medical Practice (with Gary M. Fournier and Mary Burke), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 73 (2010), pp. 418-432.
  • The Diffusion of a Medical Innovation: Is Success in the Stars? New Evidence, Southern Economic Journal, April 2009. (With Mary A. Burke and Gary M. Fournier).
  • The Rationality/Computability Trade-off in Finite Games, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization(link is external), 69: 17-26, 2009.
  • Social Interactions and the ‘Digital Divide’: Explaining Regional Variations in Internet Use, Information Systems Research, 20 (2009), 277-294. (with Ritu Agarwal and Animesh Singh).
  • Price Asymptotics, Review of Economic Design, 12: 21-32, 2008.
  • The Diffusion of a Medical Innovation: Is Success in the Stars? Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 73 (3), 2007. (With Mary A. Burke and Gary M. Fournier).
  • The Emergence of Local Norms in Networks, Complexity, 11 (5), 2006. (With Mary A. Burke and Gary M. Fournier).
  • Imitation and Long Run Outcomes, Topics in Theoretical Economics, Vol. 4: No. 1, Article 7, 2004. (With Jayasri Dutta).
  • Observation, Measurement and Computation in Finite Games, International Journal of Game Theory, 32 (4), 2004, 455-470.
  • Constructive and Classical Models for Results in Economics and Game Theory, Metroeconomica, (55), 2004, 141-154.
  • Non-robustness of Some Economic Models, Topics in Theoretical Economics, Vol. 3: No. 1, Article 1, 2003, 1-7.
  • Stable Risk Sharing, Journal of Mathematical Economics, 38, 2002, 411 – 439, (with Jayasri Dutta).
  • An Evolutionary Model of Debt, Journal of Monetary Economics, 2002, 49, 1407 - 1438 (with Mary Burke).
  • On the Computability of Nash Equilibria, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 21, 1997, 943-953.
    [Reprinted in Computable Economics, edited by K. Vela Velupillai, Stefano Zambello, and Stephen Kinsella, in the series International Library of Critical Writings in Economics, Mark Blaug, ed. Edward Elgar Press, 2012.]
  • A Weibull Duration Model with Unobservable Heterogeneity Modeled as a Mixture of Dirichlet Processes, Economics Letters, 55, 1997, 19-25 (with Jan Ondrich).
  • Learning by Observation within the Firm, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 20, 1996, 1395-1425 (with Jayasri Dutta).
  • Wage-Employment Determination in Unionized Markets: Reconciling Theory and Evidence, Economics Letters, 48, 1995, 61-71 (with Barry Hirsch).
  • The Effect of International Trade on Union and Nonunion Wage Differences, Journal of Economic Integration, 10, 1995, 386-407.
  • Asset Specificities, International Trade, and Multinational Firms, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 151(4), 1995, 593-612 (with Hamid Beladi).
  • Adjustment in Matching Markets: A Neural Net Approach, Advances in Artificial Intelligence in Economics, Finance and Management, Vol. 1, 1994, 43-54, JAI Press.
  • A Blackboard Framework for the Design of Group Decision Support Systems, Behaviour and Information Technology, Vol. 13, 1994, 277-284 (with Ritu Agarwal).
  • Comparison of Model Selection Criteria, Econometric Reviews, 11, 1992, 201-233 (with Jeffrey Mills).
  • Computability and Randomness of Nash Equilibrium in Infinite Games, Journal of Mathematical Economics, 20, 1991, 429-442.
    [Reprinted in Computable Economics, edited by K. Vela Velupillai, Stefano Zambello, and Stephen Kinsella, in the series International Library of Critical Writings in Economics, Mark Blaug, ed. Edward Elgar Press, 2012.]
  • The Core of Some Location Games, Journal of Economics (Zeitschrift fuer Nationaloekonomie), 54, 1991, 305-314.
  • Consumption, Asset Returns and Taxation in a Non-expected Utility Model, Economics Letters, 37, 1991, 433-437.
  • NP-Completeness of Some Problems Concerning Voting Games, International Journal of Game Theory, 19, 1990, 1-9 (with Jerry Kelly).
  • Parallel Distributed Processing Models for Games and Economic Systems, Computational Economics, 1988, 163-174.
  • The Timing of Endorsements
  • Contracts with Social Multipliers (with Mary Burke)
  • The Difficulty with Deliberation: Computational Complexity and Choice under Uncertainty
  • U.S. Department of Education - Global leadership in a Post-Crisis World: Restoring America’s Competitive Edge. A grant under the Centers for International Business Education (CIBE) Program (Funded: approximately $1.52 million over 4 years)
  • National Science Foundation - Collaborative Research: Incentives in the Workplace – An Experimental Examination of How Wage Differences Across Time and Among Peers Affect Productivity and Self-Selection. (With Hyejin Ku, David Macpherson, and Timothy Salmon. $679,163), 2009-2012.
  • National Science Foundation - An Experimental Investigation of Endogenous Group Formation for Public-Good Provision and Risk-Sharing. (With Mark Isaac, Tim Salmon and T. K. Ahn. $550,745)
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