Juan Camilo Gomez

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Associate Professor

(425) 352-3618

Juan Camilo Gómez is an associate professor in the UW Bothell School of Business. He obtained his Ph. D. at the Department of Economics, University of Minnesota, with minor fields in game theory and financial economics.

His research, which includes topics such as bargaining, efficiency, cooperative solution concepts and coalition formation, has already appeared in “Games and Economic Behavior”.

He has taught both graduate (Institute of Economics, University of Copenhagen) and undergraduate audiences (Macalester College, University of Minnesota and Universidad de los Andes) a number of courses including game theory, mathematical economics, international economics and Latin American economies among others.

In Colombia, Juan Camilo obtained his undergraduate math degree, worked for the public sector at the National Planning Department and had a taste of private business holding a position at Diner’s Club. He is a member of the Econometric Society and the Game Theory Society.

1998 – 2003: Ph.D. Economics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
1990 – 1996: B. Sc. Mathematics, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia

Bargaining, Coalition Formation, Cooperation, Game Theory, General Equilibrium, Microeconomic Theory

2010 MBA Professor of the Year
2006 – Present: Assistant Professor, Business Administration Program, University of Washington, Bothell, WA
2004 – 2006: Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN
2003 – 2004: Post Doctoral Researcher, Institute of Economics,
University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
1998 – 2003: Research and Teaching Assistant, Department of Economics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
1997 – 1998: Financial Analyst, Diner’s Club, Bogotá, Colombia
1996 – 1997: Consultant, Colombian National Planning Department, Bogotá, Colombia

Gómez, J.C. 2006. Achieving efficiency with manipulative bargainers. Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 57, No. 2, pp. 254 – 263. Preprint version here

Bejan, C. and Gómez, J.C. 2009. Core extensions for non-balanced TU-games. International Journal of Game Theory, Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 3-16. Preprint version here

Balakrishnan, P. V., Gómez, J.C. and Vohra, R. V. 2011. The Tempered Aspirations solution for bargaining problems with a reference point. Mathematical Social Sciences, Vol. 62, No. 2, pp. 144-150. Preprint version here

Bejan, C. and Gómez, J.C. Axiomatizing core extensions. This article is forthcoming in International Journal of Game Theory, DOI: 10.1007/s00182-011-0316-4. Preprint version here

Bejan, C. and Gómez, J.C. Using the aspiration core to predict coalition formation.This article is forthcoming in International Game Theory Review. Preprint version here

Bargaining problems with arbitrary reference points (joint work with P.V. (Sundar) Balakrishnan and Rakesh Vohra)

Competitive outcomes, endogenous firm formation and the aspiration core (joint work with Camelia Bejan)

On Market Games with Time, Location, and Free Disposal Constraints (joint work with Camelia Bejan)

Deciding when ‘Pay What You Want’ Pricing is Profitable (joint work with Sandeep Krishnamurthy) Presentation at UWB Research Seminar

Referee for Games and Economic Behavior, International Journal of Game Theory, Journal of Mathematical Economics, Review of Economic Design.
2008 – 2009 Chair of the MBA Admissions Committe
2006 – 2010 Member of the MBA Admissions Committee
2008 Hiring committee for Assistant Professor in Operations Managemen
2009 Hiring committee for Lecturer in Strateg
2007 – 2011 Course coordinator, Managerial Economics
2008 Co-director of undergraduate thesis: “Fixed Point Theorems in Game Theory: Equivalence of Three Existence Theorems” by Santiago Saavedra, Department of Mathematics, Universidad de los Andes

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