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Personal Details

First Name: Arthur
Middle Name: John
Last Name: Robson
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RePEc Short-ID: pro93

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Homepage: http://www.sfu.ca/~robson
Postal Address: Department of Economics Simon Fraser University 8888 University Drive Burnaby, BC Canada V5A 1S6
Phone: (604) 291-4669

Affiliation

Department of Economics
Simon Fraser University
Location: Burnaby, Canada
Homepage: http://www.sfu.ca/economics/
Email:
Phone: (778) 782-3508
Fax: (778) 782-5944
Postal: Burnaby, B.C., V5A 1S6
Handle: RePEc:edi:desfuca (more details at EDIRC)

Works

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Working papers

  1. Erik O. Kimbrough & Nikolaus Robalino & Arthur J. Robson, 2013. "The Evolution of 'Theory of Mind': Theory and Experiments," Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers 1908, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University.
  2. Luis Rayo & Arthur Robson, 2013. "Biology and the Arguments of Utility," Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers 1893, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University.
  3. A. J. Robson, 2010. "Efficiency in Evolutionary Games: Darwin, Nash and the Secret Handshake," Levine's Working Paper Archive 540, David K. Levine.
  4. Arthur J. Robson & Larry Samuelson, 2009. "The Evolution of Time Preference with Aggregate Uncertainty," Levine's Working Paper Archive 814577000000000087, David K. Levine.
  5. Arthur Robson & Larry Samuelson, 2008. "The Evolution of Decision and Experienced Utilities," Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers 1678, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University, revised Feb 2010.
  6. Arthur J. Robson, 2007. "A 'Bioeconomic' View of the Neolithic and Recent Demographic Transitions," Discussion Papers dp07-02, Department of Economics, Simon Fraser University.
  7. Reny, Phil & Robson, Arthur, 2004. "Reinterpreting Mixed Strategy Equilibria: A Unification of the Classical and Bayesian Views," Microeconomics.ca working papers robson-04-02-12-12-44-46, Vancouver School of Economics, revised 12 Feb 2004.
  8. Arthur J Robson & Fernando Vega-Redondo, 1999. "Efficient Equilibrium Selection in Evolutionary Games with Random Matching," Levine's Working Paper Archive 2112, David K. Levine.
  9. Robson, A., 1990. "Existence of Nash Equilibrium in Mixed Strategies for Games where Payoffs need not be Continious in Pure Strategies," Discussion Paper 1990-38, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research.
  10. Robson, A.J., 1990. "An "Informationally Robust Equilibrium" For Two-Person Nonzero-Sum Games," Papers 9039, Tilburg - Center for Economic Research.
  11. Robson, A.J., 1990. "Status, The Distribution Of Wealth Social And Private Attitudes To Risk," Papers 9020, Tilburg - Center for Economic Research.
  12. Robson, A.J., 1990. "Existence Of Nash Equilibrium In Mixed Strategies For Game Where Plyoffs Need Not Be Continuous In Pure Strategies," Papers 9038, Tilburg - Center for Economic Research.
  13. Robson, A.J., 1989. "Efficiency In Evolutionary Games: Darwin, Nash And Secret Handshake," Papers 89-22, Michigan - Center for Research on Economic & Social Theory.

Articles

  1. Debraj Ray & Arthur Robson, 2012. "Status, Intertemporal Choice, and RiskÔÇÉTaking," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 80(4), pages 1505-1531, 07.
  2. Arthur J. Robson & Balazs Szentes & Emil Iantchev, 2012. "The Evolutionary Basis of Time Preference: Intergenerational Transfers and Sex," American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, American Economic Association, vol. 4(4), pages 172-201, November.
  3. Robson, Arthur J. & Samuelson, Larry, 2011. "The evolution of decision and experienced utility," Theoretical Economics, Econometric Society, vol. 6(3), September.
  4. Arthur J. Robson, 2010. "A bioeconomic view of the Neolithic transition to agriculture," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 43(1), pages 280-300, February.
  5. Arthur J. Robson & Larry Samuelson, 2009. "The Evolution of Time Preference with Aggregate Uncertainty," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 99(5), pages 1925-53, December.
  6. Arthur J. Robson & Balazs Szentes, 2008. "Evolution of Time Preference by Natural Selection: Comment," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 98(3), pages 1178-88, June.
  7. Arthur J. Robson & Hillard S. Kaplan, 2007. "Why do We Die? Economics, Biology and Aging," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 97(2), pages 492-495, May.
  8. Larry Samuelson & Arthur J. Robson, 2007. "The Evolution of Intertemporal Preferences," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 97(2), pages 496-500, May.
  9. Arthur Robson & Tiemen Woutersen, 2007. "The effect of food intake on longevity," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 26(2), pages 1-11.
  10. Arthur Robson & Hillard Kaplan, 2006. "Viewpoint: The economics of hunter-gatherer societies and the evolution of human characteristics," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 39(2), pages 375-398, May.
  11. Arthur J. Robson, 2005. "Complex Evolutionary Systems and the Red Queen," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 115(504), pages F211-F224, 06.
  12. Reny, Philip J. & Robson, Arthur J., 2004. "Reinterpreting mixed strategy equilibria: a unification of the classical and Bayesian views," Games and Economic Behavior, Elsevier, vol. 48(2), pages 355-384, August.
  13. Robson, Arthur J., 2003. "The evolution of rationality and the Red Queen," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 111(1), pages 1-22, July.
  14. Govindan, Srihari & Reny, Philip J. & Robson, Arthur J., 2003. "A short proof of Harsanyi's purification theorem," Games and Economic Behavior, Elsevier, vol. 45(2), pages 369-374, November.
  15. Arthur J. Robson & Hillard S. Kaplan, 2003. "The Evolution of Human Life Expectancy and Intelligence in Hunter-Gatherer Economies," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 93(1), pages 150-169, March.
  16. Arthur J. Robson, 2002. "Evolution and Human Nature," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 16(2), pages 89-106, Spring.
  17. Arthur J. Robson & Philip J. Reny, 2002. "Existence of subgame perfect equilibrium with public randomization: A short proof," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 3(24), pages 1-8.
  18. Arthur J. Robson, 2001. "The Biological Basis of Economic Behavior," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 39(1), pages 11-33, March.
  19. Arthur J. Robson, 2001. "Why Would Nature Give Individuals Utility Functions?," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 109(4), pages 900-929, August.
  20. Robson, Arthur J., 1998. "Naive Adaptive Behavior and the Observability of Gambles," Games and Economic Behavior, Elsevier, vol. 24(1-2), pages 97-108, July.
  21. Govindan, Srihari & Robson, Arthur J., 1998. "Forward Induction, Public Randomization, and Admissibility," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 82(2), pages 451-457, October.
  22. Robson, Arthur J & Wooders, Myrna, 1997. "On the Growth-Maximizing Distribution of Income," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 38(3), pages 511-26, August.
  23. Robson, Arthur J., 1996. "The Evolution of Attitudes to Risk: Lottery Tickets and Relative Wealth," Games and Economic Behavior, Elsevier, vol. 14(2), pages 190-207, June.
  24. Robson, Arthur J. & Vega-Redondo, Fernando, 1996. "Efficient Equilibrium Selection in Evolutionary Games with Random Matching," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 70(1), pages 65-92, July.
  25. Robson, Arthur J., 1996. "A Biological Basis for Expected and Non-expected Utility," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 68(2), pages 397-424, February.
  26. Harris, Christopher & Reny, Philip & Robson, Arthur, 1995. "The Existence of Subgame-Perfect Equilibrium in Continuous Games with Almost Perfect Information: A Case for Public Randomization," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 63(3), pages 507-44, May.
  27. Arthur J. Robson, 1995. "The Evolution of Strategic Behaviour," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 28(1), pages 17-41, February.
  28. Robson~ Arthur J., 1994. "An Informationally Robust Equilibrium for Two-Person Nonzero-Sum Games," Games and Economic Behavior, Elsevier, vol. 7(2), pages 233-245, September.
  29. Robson, Arthur J, 1992. "Status, the Distribution of Wealth, Private and Social Attitudes to Risk," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 60(4), pages 837-57, July.
  30. Robson, Arthur J, 1990. "Duopoly with Endogenous Strategic Timing: Stackelberg Regained," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 31(2), pages 263-74, May.
  31. Robson, Arthur J, 1990. "Stackelberg and Marshall," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 80(1), pages 69-82, March.
  32. Hellwig, Martin & Leininger, Wolfgang & Reny, Philip J. & Robson, Arthur J., 1990. "Subgame perfect equilibrium in continuous games of perfect information: An elementary approach to existence and approximation by discrete games," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 52(2), pages 406-422, December.
  33. Arthur J. Robson, 1989. "On the Uniqueness of Endogenous Strategic Timing," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 22(4), pages 917-21, November.
  34. Robson, Arthur J, 1986. "The Existence of Nash Equilibria in Reaction Functions for Dynamic Models of Oligopoly," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 27(3), pages 539-44, October.
  35. Arthur J. Robson & John McMillan, 1984. "Dynamic Duopoly under Demand Uncertainty," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 17(4), pages 695-98, November.
  36. Robson, Arthur J, 1983. "Existence of Consistent Conjectures: Comment," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 73(3), pages 454-56, June.
  37. Robson, Arthur J., 1983. "OPEC versus the West: A robust equilibrium," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 10(1), pages 18-34, March.
  38. Robson, Arthur J., 1982. "Comparative statics of the market for a consumer durable with an age/quality structure: A reprise of models of urban structure," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 11(2), pages 169-179, March.
  39. Robson, Arthur J., 1981. "Sufficiency of the pontryagin conditions for optimal control when the time horizon is free," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 24(3), pages 437-445, June.
  40. Hoy, Michael & Robson, Arthur J., 1981. "Insurance as a Giffen good," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 8(1), pages 47-51.
  41. Robson, Arthur J., 1981. "Implicit oligopolistic collusion is destroyed by uncertainty," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 7(1), pages 75-80.
  42. Robson, Arthur J, 1980. "Costly Innovation and Natural Resources," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 21(1), pages 17-30, February.
  43. James R. Markusen & Arthur J. Robson, 1980. "Simple General Equilibrium and Trade with a Monopsonized Sector," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 13(4), pages 668-82, November.
  44. Robson, Arthur J. & Scheffman, David T., 1979. "Urban structure, gas prices, and the demand for transportation," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 6(2), pages 148-155, April.
  45. Robson, Arthur J., 1979. "Sequential exploitation of uncertain deposits of a depletable natural resource," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 21(1), pages 88-110, August.
  46. Arthur J. Robson & David T. Scheffman, 1978. "The Crunch, the Boom, and the Recreational Land Market," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 11(1), pages 38-55, February.
  47. Robson, Arthur J., 1976. "Two models of urban air pollution," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 3(3), pages 264-284, July.
  48. Robson, Arthur J., 1976. "Cost-benefit analysis and the use of urban land for transportation," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 3(2), pages 180-191, April.

NEP Fields

8 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-CBA: Central Banking (1) 2009-01-31
  2. NEP-CBE: Cognitive & Behavioural Economics (1) 2013-09-13
  3. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (1) 2013-09-13
  4. NEP-EVO: Evolutionary Economics (5) 2008-10-21 2009-01-31 2013-05-05 2013-09-13 2013-09-28. Author is listed
  5. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (2) 2013-09-13 2013-09-28. Author is listed
  6. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (1) 2007-05-12
  7. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (2) 2013-09-13 2013-09-28. Author is listed
  8. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (2) 2010-12-18 2013-05-05. Author is listed
  9. NEP-NEU: Neuroeconomics (2) 2013-09-13 2013-09-28. Author is listed
  10. NEP-UPT: Utility Models & Prospect Theory (3) 2008-10-21 2009-01-31 2013-05-05. Author is listed

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