Carl H. Lindner College of BusinessCarl H. Lindner College of BusinessUniversity of Cincinnati

Carl H. Lindner College of Business

Debashis Pal

Department Head and David Sinton Professor of Economics
Professional Summary
Debashis Pal
Debashis Pal is the David Sinton Professor of Economics. He earned his Bachelor of Statistics and Master of Statistics degrees from the Indian Statistical Institute. Subsequently, he earned his PhD in Economics from the University of Florida, Gainesville. He joined the University of Cincinnati in 1994. His primary areas of interest are Microeconomics, Game Theory and Industrial Organization. He has published extensively in highly regarded academic journals and his research has been cited widely. He is a passionate teacher and aims to bring up-to-date research findings in to his classrooms.
Contact Information
E-mail:
Office:
333 Carl H. Lindner Hall
Phone:
513-556-2630
Fax:
513-556-2669
Teaching Interest
  • Microeconomics, Game Theory, Industrial Organization
Research Interest
  • Microeconomics, Industrial Organization
Assignments

Description
Academic Director, MA in Applied Economics Program
Dates:
2013-08-01



Awards | Honors

Organization:
Lindner College of Business
Name:
Lindner Teaching Fellow
Year Received:
2016


Organization:
Lindner College of Business
Name:
Ronald J. Dornoff Fellow of Teaching Excellence
Year Received:
2014


Organization:
University of Cincinnati
Name:
David Sinton Professor of Economics
Year Received:
2012


Organization:
Taft Research Center
Name:
Charles Phelps Taft Center Fellow
Year Received:
2006


Education

Institution:
University of Florida
Location:
Gainesville, Florida
Major:
Economics
Completed:
1990
Degree:
Ph D


Institution:
Indian Statistical Institute
Location:
Kolkata, India
Major:
Statistics
Completed:
1986
Degree:
MS


Published Contributions

Debashis Pal, Arup Bose, David Sappington,  (2017). Pricing to Preclude Sabotage in Regulated Industries. International Journal of Industrial Organization, 162-184.


Debashis Pal, David Sappington, Arup Bose,  (2016). On the Merits of Antitrust Liability in Regulated Industries. Journal of Law and Economics, 359-392.


Debashis Pal, Arup Bose, David Sappington,  (2016). All Entrepreneurial Productivity Increases are Not Created Equal. Southern Economic Journal, 952-974.


Debashis Pal, Arup Bose, David Sappington,  (2014). The Impact of Public Ownership In The Lending Sector. Canadian Journal of Economics, 1282-1311.


Debashis Pal, Kenneth Fjell, David Sappington,  (2013). On the performance of endogenous access pricing. Journal of Regulatory Economics, 237-250.


Arup Bose, Debashis Pal, David Sappington,  (2012). Extreme Screening Policies. European Economic Review, 1607-1620.


Debashis Pal, David Sappington, Ying Tang,  (2012). Sabotaging Cost Containment. Journal of Regulatory Economics, 293-314.


Debashis Pal,  (2011). On the Performance of Linear Contracts. Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 159-193.


Arup Bose, Debashis Pal, David Sappington,  (2011). Pareto Improving Inefficiency. Oxford Economic Papers, 94-110.


Arup Bose, Debashis Pal, David Sappington,  (2010). Asymmetric Treatment of Identical Agents in Teams. European Economic Review, 947-961.


Kenneth Fjell, Oystein Foros, Debashis Pal,  (2010). Endogenous Average Cost based Access Pricing. Review of Industrial Organization, 149-162.


Arup Bose, Debashis Pal, David Sappington,  (2010). Equal Pay for Unequal Work: Limiting Sabotage in Teams. Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 25-53.


Arup Bose, Debashis Pal, David Sappington,  (2010). On the Design of Piece-Rate Contracts. Economics Letters, 330-332.


Victor Kaftal, Debashis Pal,  (2008). Third Degree Price Discrimination in Linear-Demand Markets: Effects on Number of Markets Served and Social Welfare. Southern Economic Journal, 558-573.


Debashis Pal,  (2007). Managerial Incentives in a Two Period Cournot Duopoly. Games and Economic Behavior, 338-353.


Barnali Gupta, Debashis Pal, Jyotirmoy Sarkar,  (2006). Product Differentiation and Location Choice in a Circular City. Journal of Regional Science, 313-331.


Debashis Pal, Jyotirmoy Sarkar,  (2006). Spatial Competition among Multi-plant Firms in a Circular City. Southern Economic Journal, 246-258.


Sudesh Mujumdar, Debashis Pal,  (2005). Do Price Ceilings Abroad Increase U.S. Drug Prices?. Economics Letters, 9-13.


John Heywood, Debashis Pal,  (2004). Successive Monopolies and Regulation in a Spatial Model. The Manchester School, 167-178.


Barnali Gupta, Fu-Chuan Lai, Debashis Pal, Jyotirmoy Sarkar, Chia-Ming Yu,  (2004). Where to Locate in a Circular City. International Journal of Industrial Organization, 759-782.


Debashis Pal, Mark White,  (2003). Intra-industry Trade and Strategic Trade Policy in the Presence of Public Firms. International Economic Journal, 29-41.


Debashis Pal, Jyotirmoy Sarkar,  (2002). Spatial Competition among Multi-store Firms. International Journal of Industrial Organization, 163-190.


Debashis Pal, Jyotirmoy Sarkar,  (2001). A Stackelberg Oligopoly with Non-identical Firms. Bulletin of Economic Research, 127-134.


Barnali Gupta, John Heywood, Debashis Pal,  (1999). Strategic Choice of Location and Transport Mode in a Successive Monopoly Model. Journal of Regional Science, 525-537.


Barnali Gupta, Debashis Pal, Jyotirmoy Sarkar,  (1998). A Geometric Solution to Cournot Oligopoly with Non identical Firms. Journal of Economic Education, 118-126.


Debashis Pal,  (1998). Does Cournot Competition Yield Spatial Agglomeration?. Economics Letters, 49-53.


Sudesh Mujumdar, Debashis Pal,  (1998). Effects of Indirect Taxation in a Mixed Oligopoly. Economics Letters, 199-204.


Debashis Pal,  (1998). Endogenous Timing in a Mixed Oligopoly. Economics Letters, 181-185.


Debashis Pal, Mark White,  (1998). Mixed Oligopoly, Privatization and Strategic Trade Policy. Southern Economic Journal, 264-282.


Barnali Gupta, John Heywood, Debashis Pal,  (1997). Duopoly, Delivered Pricing and Horizontal Merger. Southern Economic Journal, 585-593.


Barnali Gupta, Debashis Pal, Jyotirmoy Sarkar,  (1997). Location and Market Equilibrium in Cournot Oligopoly for Spatially Separated Markets. Journal of Regional Science, 195-212.


Barnali Gupta, Debashis Pal, Jyotirmoy Sarkar,  (1997). Spatial Cournot Competition and Agglomeration in A Model of Location Choice. Regional Science and Urban Economics, 261-282.


Kenneth Fjell, Debashis Pal,  (1996). A Mixed Oligopoly in the Presence of Foreign Private Firms. Canadian Journal of Economics, 737-743.


John Heywood, Debashis Pal,  (1996). Convex Costs and the Incentive for Vertical Control. Economic Record, 130-137.


Debashis Pal,  (1996). Endogenous Stackelberg Equilibria With Identical Firms. Games and Economic Behavior, 81-94.


John Heywood, Debashis Pal,  (1996). How to tax a Spatial Monopolist. Journal of Public Economics, 107-118.


Debashis Pal,  (1995). Strategic Behavior Downstream and the Incentive to Integrate: A Spatial Model with Delivered Pricing. International Journal of Industrial Organization, 327-334.


Barnali Gupta, Amoz Kats, Debashis Pal,  (1994). Upstream Monopoly, Downstream Competition and Spatial Price Discrimination. Regional Science and Urban Economics, 529-554.


John Heywood, Debashis Pal,  (1993). Contestability and Two Part Pricing. Review of Industrial Organization, 557-565.


Debashis Pal,  (1993). Regulating A Monopolist With Unknown Demand: An Alternative Approach. Information Economics and Policy, 253-267.


Debashis Pal,  (1991). Cournot Duopoly with Two Production Periods and Cost Differentials. Journal of Economic Theory, 441-448.



Accepted Contributions



Presentations

Title:
On the Merits of Antitrust Liability in Regulated Industries
Location:
Lisbon, Portugal
Year:
2015


Title:
On the Merits of Antitrust Liability in Regulated Industries
Organization:
University of Tokyo
Location:
Tokyo
Year:
2015


Title:
All Entrepreneurial Productivity Increases are Not Created Equal
Organization:
WISE, Xiamen University
Location:
China
Year:
2014


Title:
All Entrepreneurial Productivity Increases are Not Created Equal
Organization:
HEC
Location:
Paris
Year:
2012


Title:
Advantages of Endogenous Access Pricing
Organization:
Norwegian School of Economics
Location:
Norway
Year:
2012