Iryna Topolyan

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Iryna Topolyan, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Economics

332 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