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University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics

Michael Arnold

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Title Associate Professor of Economics, Chair – Department of Economics
Email marnold@nospam5d0600b9be2fc.udel.edu
Office 416 D Purnell Hall


  • Ph.D. in economics, University of California, Los Angeles 1992
  • M.A. in economics, Virginia Polytech Institute & State University, 1987
  • B.A. in economics, College of William and Mary, 1984

Select Publications

  • “Adverse Selection in Reverse Auctions for Environmental Services,” with Josh Duke and Kent Messer, Land Economics, 89(3):387-412.
  • “Asymmetric Capacity Constraints and Equilibrium Price Dispersion,” with Christine Saliba, Economics Letters. 111 (2011), 158–160
  • “Asymmetric Market Shares, Advertising, and Pricing: Equilibrium with an Information Gatekeeper” with Chenguang Li, Christine Saliba and Lan Zhang, Journal of Industrial Economics, 59 (2011), 63-84.
  • “Bargaining and Fixed Price Offers: How Online Intermediaries are Changing New Car Transactions,” (with Thierry Penard), Review of Network Economics, Vol. 1, # 6, pp. 134-160, 2007.
  • “The Analytics of Search with Posted Prices,” (with S. Lippman) Economic Theory, Vol. 17: 447-466, 2001.

Awards & Honors

  • Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics Outstanding Teacher Award, 2011
  • Associate Chair for Undergraduate Programs, Department of Economics, University of Delaware, 2001-2005

Curriculum Vitae

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