Camelia Bejan

Camelia Bejan

EDUCATION
2005 Ph.D. in Economics, University of Minnesota
1993 MS in Mathematics, University of Bucharest, Romania

FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION
Microeconomic Theory
Financial Economics
Mathematical Economics
Game Theory

CURRENT AND PAST POSITIONS
January 2014-present: Assistant Professor, University of Washington-Bothell
September 2013-December 2013: Visiting Assistant Professor, Brown University
July 2005-June 2013: Assistant Professor of Economics, Rice University

PUBLISHED AND SUBMITTED PAPERS
The objective of a privately owned firm under imperfect competition,” Economic Theory, vol. 37(1), 2008.

Core extensions for non-balanced TU-games,” (with Juan Camilo Gòmez) International Journal of Game Theory, vol. 38(1), 2009.

No profitable decompositions in quasi-linear allocation problems,” (with Geoffroy deClippel) Journal of Economic Theory,  vol. 146(5), 2011

Ownership structure and efficiency in large economies,” (with Florin Bidian) Economic Theory, vol. 50(3), 2012

Axiomatizing core extensions” (with Juan Camilo Gòmez)  International Journal of Game Theory DOI: 10.1007/s00182-011-0316-4

Using the core to predict coalition formation,” (with Juan Camilo Gòmez)  International Game Theory Review, vol 14(1), 2012

A market interpretation of the proportional extended core,” (with Juan Camilo Gòmez) Economics Letters DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2012.08.010

Production and financial decisions under uncertainty” (R&R)

Limited enforcement, bubbles and trading in incomplete markets” (with Florin Bidian)

Martingale properties of self-enforcing debt” (with Florin Bidian)

WORK IN PROGRESS
“On market games arising from common-pool resource economies” (with Juan Camilo Gòmez)

“Competitive outcomes, Endogenous Firm Formation and the Aspiration Core”  (with Juan Camilo Gòmez)

“Financial Integration and Business Cycle Co-movements” (with Maria Bejan)

REFEREEING
Economic Theory, European Journal of Operational Research, International Journal of Game Theory, Journal of Mathematical Economics, Mathematical Social Sciences, Review of Economic Studies 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Undergraduate
The Theory of General Equilibrium, Brown University, Fall 2013
Investments II, Brown University, Fall 2013
Intermediate Microeconomic Theory, Rice University, Fall 2006, 2007, 2011, 2012
Corporate Finance, Rice University, Spring 2006-2010
Financial Economics, Rice University, Spring 2011

Graduate
Managerial Economics (for MBA-s), Univ. Washington-Bothell, Winter 2014
Microeconomic Theory, Rice University, Spring 2007-2012
Principles of Financial Economics, Rice University, Spring 2006

HONORS AND AWARDS

August 2004

Young Economist Award for “Production and Financial Decisions under Uncertainty” granted by the European Economic Association 

Summer 2003

Research Fellowship, Department of Economics, University of Minnesota

2000-2001
2001-2002

Distinguished Teaching Assistant, Graduate Microeconomic Theory, Department of Economics, University of Minnesota

Summer 2003

Research Fellowship, Department of Economics, University of Minnesota

1999-2000

Graduate School Fellowship, University of Minnesota

SEMINARS AND CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

2013

Michigan State University, Dept. of Economics
University of Iowa, Dept. of Economics
University of Washington-Seattle, Department of Economics
University of Washington-Bothell, School of Business

2012

Econometric Society Asian Meeting, Delhi School of Economics
Optimization in Finance Workshop, Univ. Petru Maior, Targu Mures, Romania
Seminar presentation, Univ. of Washington, Bothell, Washington
Seminar presentation, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Midwest Economic Theory meetings, Washington Univ., St. Louis, Missouri
Texas Economic Theory Camp, SMU, Dallas, Texas
Seminar presentation, Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna
Kansas workshop on Economic Theory, Kansas Univ., Lawrence, Kansas

2011

Midwest Economic Theory meetings, Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, Tennessee
RCGEB Workshop on Markets and Games, Shandong Univ., Jinan, China
11th SAET conference, Ancao (Faro)

2010

Midwest Economic Theory Meetings, Madison, Wisconsin
19th European Workshop on General Equilibrium Theory, Krakow, Poland

2009

Seminar presentation, Department of Economics, Univ. of Washington, Bothell

2008

SED 2008 Conference on Economic Design, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Workshop on Production under Uncertainty, Vienna, IHS
Midwest Mathematical Economics and Theory Meetings, Columbus, Ohio

2006

Microeconomic Theory Seminar, Rice University, February
Economics Workshop, Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna

2005

Brown University, Economic Theory Seminar
HEC Paris, Economics Workshop

2004

NBER/NSF Conference on General Equilibrium Theory, IGA & UC Davis
13th European Workshop on General Equilibrium Theory, VIU, San Servolo Island

2003

NSF Conference on General Equilibrium Theory, Washington Univ., St. Louis
12th European Workshop on General Equilibrium Theory, Bielefeld Univ.
2003 SAET conference on Current Trends on Economics, Rhodes Island
Econometric Society North American Summer Meeting, Kellogg School of Management
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Economic Theory Seminar

2002

Midwest Economic Theory Meeting, University of Notre Dame, South Bend

STUDENT ADVISING
Undergraduate
Spring 2006 : Brian Cohen (Econ 404)
Fall 2006: Clint Corcoran (Econ 403)
Spring 2007: Clint Corcoran (Econ 404)
Fall 2008: Aaron Taffet (Econ 404)
Spring 2009: Neal Jain and Tanwee Misra

Graduate
Spring 2007: Xin Wang (committee member)
Thesis title: “Essays on Financial Analysis: Capital Structure, Dynamic Dependence and Extreme Loss Modeling”.

DEPARTMENT AND UNIVERSITY SERVICE
Member of the committee to select the best undergraduate thesis (Spring 2006, 2011)
Graduate student admission (Spring 2007, Spring 2008)
Junior hire (Spring 2008)
Undergraduate committee (Spring 2009, Fall 2010, Spring 2011, 2012)
Faculty Advisory Committee  for the School of Social Sciences

LANGUAGES
Native speaker of Romanian, fluent in English and Spanish, reading knowledge of French

Contact Information

cbejan@uwb.edu
(425) 352-3209
UWBB-245
Research Website