Mike Shor


Subject Areas: Industrial Organization, Experimental Economics

Professor Shor joined UConn in the Fall of 2011.

Ph.D., Economics, Rutgers University
B.A., Economics and Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia

Honors and Appointments:
— Grillo Award for Research Excellence (2012), University of Connecticut
— James A. Webb Award for Excellence in Teaching (2008, 2010), Vanderbilt University
— P.I., National Institutes of Health, Decision-making with too Many Options

Courses Taught:
— Game Theory
— Experimental Economics (Graduate seminar)
— Microeconomic Theory II (PhD)

Research Interests: Theory of Auctions, Decision Making and Choice Overload, Antitrust and Collusion, Game Theory

Selected Publications

“Designing a Sequential Choice Architecture to Reduce Choice Overload,” Review of Economics and Statistics (2015) 97(4), 793-802 (with Tibor Besedes, Cary Deck, and Sudipta Sarangi).

“How Collaborative Forecasting Can Reduce Forecast Accuracy,” Operations Research Letters (2015) 43(4), 349-353 (with Michael Galbreth and Mumin Kurtulus).

“Age Effects And Heuristics In Decision Making,” Review of Economics and Statistics (2012) 94(2), 580-595 (with Tibor Besedes, Cary Deck, and Sudipta Sarangi).

“Social Sharing Of Information Goods: Implications For Pricing And Profits,” Marketing Science (2012) 31(4), 603-620 (with Michael Galbreth and Bikram Ghosh).

“On The Competitive Effects Of Bidding Syndicates,” B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy [Frontiers] (2012) 12(1), 1-31 (with Vlad Mares).

“Decision-Making Strategies And Performance Among Seniors,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization (2012) 81(2), 524-533 (with Tibor Besedes, Cary Deck, and Sudipta Sarangi).