Associate Professor Gabriele   Gratton
Scientia Fellow (Level D)

Associate Professor Gabriele Gratton

PhD in Economics, Boston University, 2011

MSc in Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2006

BA (Laurea) in Economics, University of Rome 'Tor Vergata', 2005

Business School
Sch of Economics

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.

Location
BUS 470A

Publications

  • Journal articles | 2020
    Associate Professor Gabriele Gratton
    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
    Journal articles | 2019
    Associate Professor Gabriele Gratton
    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
    Journal articles | 2019
    Associate Professor Gabriele Gratton
    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
    Journal articles | 2018
    Associate Professor Gabriele Gratton
    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
    Journal articles | 2015
    Associate Professor Gabriele Gratton
    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
    Journal articles | 2015
    Associate Professor Gabriele Gratton
    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
    Journal articles | 2015
    Associate Professor Gabriele Gratton
    Gratton G; Kolotilin A, 2015, 'Euclidean fairness and efficiency', Economic Inquiry, vol. 53, pp. 1689 - 1690, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ecin.12193
    Journal articles | 2014
    Associate Professor Gabriele Gratton
    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
    Journal articles | 2014
    Associate Professor Gabriele Gratton
    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
  • Reports |
    Associate Professor Gabriele Gratton
    Gratton G; Holden R; Kolotilin A, Timing Information Flows, http://research.economics.unsw.edu.au/richardholden/assets/ghk_v23-aer.pdf

Awards

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

UNSW Business School Non-Professorial Research Achievement Award 2014

Grants

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

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