Ichiro Obara

Ichiro Obara

Professor

Education:

Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania

Research Areas:

Game Theory, Industrial Organization, Microeconomic Theory

Phone:

(310) 794-7098

Office:

Bunche Hall 9381

Email:

iobara@econ.ucla.edu

Personal Website:

https://sites.google.com/site/ichiroobara/

Biography:

Ichiro Obara is a professor of economics at UCLA and currently serves as the undergraduate vice-chair of the department of Economics. He specializes in economic theory and game theory, especially dynamic games and mechanism design, as well as their applications to related fields such as Industrial organization. Currently he co-directs a research center for engineering economics, learning and network at UCLA.

Selected Books and Publications


Research Interests

  • Endogenous fluctuations; multiple equilibria and stabilization policy; dynamic aspects of economic development, notably human capital, poverty traps and credit rationing; political economy of transfer payments, budget deficits and inflation.

Courses