Iryna Topolyan

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Iryna Topolyan, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Economics

2440 Carl H. Lindner

513-556-2948

Iryna Topolyan is an Associate Professor in the Economics Department at the Carl H. Lindner College of Business.

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Awards | Honors
Name: Dean's List of Teaching Excellence
Year Received: 2017

Education
Institution: Purdue University
Location: West Lafayette, IN
Major: Economics
Completed: 2009
Degree: Ph D

Institution: Purdue University
Location: West Lafayette, IN
Major: Economics
Completed: 2006
Degree: MS

Institution: EERC National University, Kyiv-Mohyla Academy
Location: Kyiv, Ukraine
Major: Economics
Completed: 2005
Degree: MA

Institution: Zaporozhye State University
Location: Ukraine
Major: Economics
Completed: 2003
Degree: BS

Published Contributions
Iryna Topolyan, David Brasington, Xu Xu, (2019). Assessing the Degree of Competitiveness in the Market for Outpatient Hospital Services. Journal of Economics and Business. 

Iryna Topolyan, (2019). On Common Belief in Future Rationality in Games with Ambiguous Orderings of Information Sets. Dynamic Games and Applications.

Iryna Topolyan, Xu Xu, (2018). Beliefs about the Benefits of Breastfeeding: Formation and Effects on Breastfeeding Intention and Persistence. Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics. 

Iryna Topolyan,  (2017). Price competition when three are few and four are many. International Journal of Industrial Organization, 175-191.

Subhasish Chowdhury, Iryna Topolyan,  (2016). Best-shot versus weakest-link in political lobbying:  An application of group all-pay auction. Social Choice and Welfare, 959-971.

Iryna Topolyan, Subir Chakrabarti,  (2016). An extensive-form based poof of the existence of sequential equilibrium. Economic Theory Bulletin, 355-365.

Iryna Topolyan, Xu Xu,  (2016). Differential effects of mother's and child's postnatal WIC participation on breastfeeding. Applied Economics, 2216-2225.

Subhasish Chowdhury, Dongryul Lee, Iryna Topolyan,  (2016). The max-min group contest:  weakest-link (group) all-pay auction. Southern Economic Journal, 105-125.

Iryna Topolyan, Qian Wang, Xu Xu,  (2015). Peer effects in breastfeeding. Review of Economics and Finance, 33-44.

Subhasish Chowdhury, Iryna Topolyan,  (2015). The attack-and-defense group contests:  best-shot versus weakest-link. Economic Inquiry, 548-557.

Iryna Topolyan,  (2014).  “Rent-seeking for a public good with additive contributions”. Social Choice and Welfare, 465-476.

Stefano Barbieri, David Malueg, Iryna Topolyan,  (2014). “Best-shot all-pay (group) auction with complete information” . Economic Theory, 603-640.

Charalambos Aliprantis, Iryna Topolyan,  (2013).  “Continuity and equilibrium stability”. Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, 106-110.

Iryna Topolyan,  (2013).  “Existence of perfect equilibria:  a direct proof”. Economic Theory, 697-705.

Charalambos Aliprantis, Iryna Topolyan,  (2011). “Trembling-hand myopia and trembling-hand perfection”. Economics Letters, 39-41.

Charalambos Aliprantis, Subir Chakrabarti, Iryna Topolyan,  (2009). “A proof of the existence of the minimax point of a strategic game” . Economics Letters, 261-263.

Accepted Contributions
Stefano Barbieri, Dan Kovenock, David Malueg, Iryna Topolyan, (Accepted). Group Contests with Private Information and the 'Weakest Link'. Games and Economic Behavior.

Research in progress
Title: A backward assessment characterization of sequential equilibrium and a direct proof of existence
Status: Writing Results
Research Type: Scholarly

Title: A characterization of sequential equilibrium in games of simple information type

Title: Competition among hospitals in California
Status: On-Going
Research Type: Scholarly

Title: Group contests with private information and "weakest link"
Status: On-Going
Research Type: Scholarly

Title: Negotiated discounts in healthcare: theory and evidence
Status: On-Going
Research Type: Scholarly

Title: On common belief in future rationality when information sets are not unambiguously ordered
Status: Writing Results
Research Type: Scholarly

Title: On the role of beliefs about the benefits of breastfeeding
Status: Writing Results
Research Type: Scholarly

Title: Order-statistics contests
Status: On-Going
Research Type: Scholarly

Title: Price competition when three are few and four are many
Status: Writing Results
Research Type: Scholarly

Title: Price dispersion with homogeneous goods and informed consumers
Status: On-Going
Research Type: Scholarly

Presentations
Title: Price competition when three are few and four are many
Location: Faro, Portugal
Year: 2017

Title: Group contests with private information and the weakest link
Location: University of East Anglia
Year: 2017

Title: Price competition when three are few and four are many
Organization: Southern Economic Association
Location: Washington, DC
Year: 2016

Title: A characterization of sequential equilibrium in games of simple information type
Location: Stony Brook University
Year: 2016

Title: Discussant for a paper
Organization: Searle Center on Law, Regulation and Economic Growth
Location: Northwestern University
Year: 2016

Title: “Group contests with private information and the weakest link”
Location: New Orleans, LA
Year: 2015

Title: “The group all-pay auction with heterogeneous impact functions”
Location: New Orleans, LA
Year: 2015

Title: “The group all-pay auction with heterogeneous impact functions”
Location: University of Cambridge
Year: 2015

Title: “The max-min group contest”
Location: University of East Anglia
Year: 2015

Title: “When three are few and four are many”
Location: Mississippi State University
Year: 2015

Title: The group all-pay auction with heterogeneous impact functions
Location: University of Alabama
Year: 2014

Title: Price dispersion with homogeneous good and informed consumers
Location: University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Year: 2014

Title: Price dispersion with homogeneous good and informed consumers
Location: IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN
Year: 2014