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,  (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.

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