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Prof Angel Hernando-Veciana

PhD in Economics, University College London

Professor of Economics and Finance

Prof. Angel Hernando-Veciana has a PhD in Economics (2001) from the University College London. Before joining Durham University Business School in 2018, he held the position of Associate Professor of Economics at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid in Spain. His field of specialization is microeconomic theory, in particular mechanism design, information economics and auction theory. He has published several scientific papers in the top publications of his area of research: Journal of Economic Theory, Theoretical Economics, Games and Economic Behavior and Economics Letters.

Biography

Prof. Angel Hernando-Veciana has held academic positions in Universidad de Alicante (assistant professor), Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (assistant and associate professor) and University College London (funded by a Marie Curie postdoc from the European Commission).

 

His work on mechanism design, information economics and auction theory has been published in the top journals of economic theory: Journal of Economic Theory, Theoretical Economics, Games and Economic Behavior and Economics Letters.

 

His work has contributed to the understanding of the implications of bidders’ asymmetries in auctions, competition among auctioneers, and more recently to the design of interest benchmarks like the LIBOR and mechanisms to allocate refugees.

 

He has also been principal researcher of several research projects funded by the Spanish government and private institutions and has played a leading role in the production of online courses.

Research Interests

  • Mechanism Design
  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Information Economics
  • Auction Theory

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Professor of Economics and Finance
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