Gabriele Gratton

Scientia Associate Professor
Scientia Fellow (Level D)

Gabriele Gratton is Scientia Associate Professor of Economics in the UNSW Business School. He is interested in Political Economics and his research focuses on information asymmetries and communication in politics and organisations.  Through his research, Gabriele Gratton aims to understand how the institutions and technologies controlling the transmission of information affect election campaigns and policymaking. More broadly, he is interested in the design of democratic institutions capable to withstand negative economic and social shocks. Visit the Resilient Democracy Lab website and gratton.org to learn more.

Personal website: http://gratton.org.

Journal articles
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Gratton G; Zudenkova G, 2020, 'Introduction to the special issue political games: Strategy, persuasion, and learning', Games, vol. 11, pp. 10 - 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/g11010010
2020
Ghosh S; Gratton G; Shen C, 2019, 'INTIMIDATION: LINKING NEGOTIATION AND CONFLICT', International Economic Review, vol. 60, pp. 1589 - 1618, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/iere.12398
2019
Fourati M; Gratton G; Grosjean P, 2019, 'Render unto Caesar: Taxes, charity, and political Islam', European Economic Review, vol. 119, pp. 114 - 146, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.euroecorev.2019.06.005
2019
Holden R; Gratton G; Kolotilin A, 2018, 'When to Drop a Bombshell', Review of Economic Studies, vol. 85, pp. 2139 - 2172, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/restud/rdx070
2018
Gratton G, 2015, 'The sound of silence: Political accountability and libel law', European Journal of Political Economy, vol. 37, pp. 266 - 279, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejpoleco.2014.09.007
2015
Gratton G; Kolotilin A, 2015, 'Euclidean fairness and efficiency', Economic Inquiry, vol. 53, pp. 1689 - 1690, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ecin.12193
2015
Bouton L; Gratton G, 2015, 'Majority runoff elections: Strategic voting and Duverger's hypothesis', Theoretical Economics, vol. 10, pp. 283 - 314, http://dx.doi.org/10.3982/TE1642
2015
Gratton G, 2014, 'Pandering and electoral competition', Games and Economic Behavior, vol. 84, pp. 163 - 179, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geb.2014.01.006
2014
Gratton G, 2014, 'Book Review - Collective Action and Exchange: A Game Theoretic Approach to Contemporary Political Economy, William D. Ferguson. Stanford UP (2013). 448 pp., $49.95 (paper), ISBN: 9780804770040 (paper)', Journal of Economic Psychology, vol. 42, pp. 192 - 193, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joep.2014.01.002
2014
Reports
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Gratton G; Holden R; Kolotilin A, Timing Information Flows, http://research.economics.unsw.edu.au/richardholden/assets/ghk_v23-aer.pdf

UNSW Business School Outstanding Research Award (Associate Professor), 2019

UNSW Business School Non-Professorial Research Achievement Award 2014

UNSW Scientia Program: ($160,000), 2019-2022

BSRG: ($24,852) “Political Reputation and the Evolution of Bureaucracy, 2018

ARC Discovery Project: ($139,000) “Legitimacy and Representation: A Comprehensive Study of Electoral Systems and Strategic Voting Behaviour”, 2014–2016 (with Carlos Pimienta and Marco Faravelli)

ASB Research Grant: ($7,100) “Media, Defamation, and Corruption”, 2013/2014

ASB Research Grant: ($9,058) “Understanding Terrorism: Fear and Reputation”, 2012

ASB Travel Grants, 2012-2013

Special Research Fellowship, Boston University, Fall 2010

Summer Research Grant, Boston University, Summer 2010

Travel Grant, Boston University IED, Summer 2010

Gratton G, 2019, Our economic model looks broken, but trying to fix it could be a disaster, https://theconversation.com/our-economic-model-looks-broken-but-trying-to-fix-it-could-be-a-disaster-118397
2019
Gratton G, 2019, Rate cuts might hurt, as well as help. What if this man didn’t need to do as much?, https://theconversation.com/rate-cuts-might-hurt-as-well-as-help-what-if-this-man-didnt-need-to-do-as-much-119378
2019
Gratton G, 2018, The many ways Australia isn’t as pro-trade as we claim, https://theconversation.com/the-many-ways-australia-isnt-as-pro-trade-as-we-claim-94653
2018
Gratton G; Holden R, 2018, Can Australia avoid Europe’s populist fate?
2018
Gratton G; Holden R, 2017, Labor Should Take Heed
2017
Gratton G; Grosjean P; Fourati M, 2016, Voting Islamist: It's the economy, stupid, https://voxeu.org/article/voting-islamist-it-s-economy-stupid
2016

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