MATSUI, Akihiko

MATSUI, Akihiko

Name / Position

MATSUI, Akihiko / Professor


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Curriculum Vitae


Research Field

Game Theory, Information Economics, Monetary theory

Research Theme

My current research projects are the microfoundation of money, economic norms and inductive game theory.


Articles - 1995-

  • “Organizations and Overlapping Generations Games: Memory, Communication, and Altruism,” revised version to appear in Review of Economic Design (with R. Lagunoff)
  • “When Trade Requires Coordination,” revised version to appear in Journal of the Japanese and International Economies (with K. Katz)
  • “A Theory of Money with Market Places,” revised version to appear in International Economic Review (with T. Shimizu, revised: May 2001)
  • “Evolution and the Interaction of Conventions,”Japanese Economic Review, vol.53, pp.141-153, 2002 (with M. Okuno-Fujiwara)
  • “Policy Reversals and Electoral Competition with Privately Informed Parties,”Journal of Public Economic Theory, vol.4(1) , pp.39-61, 2002 (with C. Martinelli)
  • “Are 'Anti-Folk Theorems' in Repeated Games Nongeneric?”Review of Economic Design, vol.6, pp.397-412, 2001 (with R. Lagunoff)
  • “Specialization of Labor and the Distribution of Income,”Games and Economic Behavior, vol.33, pp.72-89, 2000 (with A. Postlewaite)
  • “Expected Utility and Case-Based Reasoning,” Mathematical Social Sciences, vol.39, pp.1-12, 2000
  • “Inductive Game Theory: Discrimination and Prejudices,” Journal of Public Economic Theory, vol.1, pp.101-137, 1999 (with M. Kaneko)
  • “Strong Currency and Weak Currency,” Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, vol.12, pp.305-333, 1998
  • “Asynchronous Choice in Repeated Coordination Games,” Econometrica, vol.65, pp.1467-1477, 1997 (with R. Lagunoff)
  • “On Cultural Evolution: Social Norms, Rational Behavior, and Evolutionary Game Theory,” Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, vol.10, pp.262-294, 1996
  • “A Model of Fiat Money and Barter,” Journal of Economic Theory , vol.68, pp.111-132, 1996 (with F. Hayashi)
  • “Evolution in Mechanisms for Public Projects,” Economic Theory, vol.6, pp.195-223, 1995 (with R. Lagunoff)
  • “Induction and the Ramsey Policy,” Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, vol.19, pp.1113-1140, 1995 (with I.-K. Cho)
  • “An Approach to Equilibrium Selection,” Journal of Economic Theory, vol.65, pp.415-434, 1995 (with K. Matsuyama)
  • “La Teoria de Juegos Evolutiva: Desarrollo Teorico y Algunas Aplicaciones,” Cuadernos Economicos de ICE, vol.60, 1995 (in Spanish)

Articles - Selected Publications prior to 1995

  • “Toward a Theory of International Currency,” Review of Economic Studies, vol.60, pp.283-307, 1993 (with K. Matsuyama and N. Kiyotaki)
  • “Best Response Dynamics and Socially Stable Strategies,” Journal of Economic Theory, vol.57, pp.343-362, 1992
  • “A Model of Random Matching,” Journal of Mathematical Economics, vol.21, pp.185-197, 1992 (with I. Gilboa)
  • “Cheap-Talk and Cooperation in a Society,” Journal of Economic Theory, vol.54, pp.245-258, 1991
  • “Social Stability and Equilibrium,” Econometrica, vol.59, pp.859-867, 1991 (with I. Gilboa)
  • “Consumer Benefited Cartels under Strategic Capital Investment Competition,” International Journal of Industrial Organization, vol.7, pp.451-470, 1989
  • “Information Leakage Forces Cooperation,” Games and Economic Behavior, vol.1, pp.94-115, 1989

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