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January 2008
Peter Norman

Peter Norman
Department of Economics
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Office 305B, 107 Gardner Hall, CB 3305
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC  27599-3305
Office Phone (919)  966-3250
Electronic Mail: normanp at email dot unc dot edu
Home Page http://www.unc.edu/~normanp/


University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D. in Economics, August 1997.


Associate Professor, University of Nort Carolina at Chapel Hill,  July 2007-present
Associate Professor, University of British Columbia, August 2004-June 2007
Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison, September 1997-July 2004


Graduate: Microeconomics (first year), Mechanism Design (second year), Public Economics (second year), Mathematics for Economists.

Undergraduate:  Intermediate Microeconomics, Public Economics, Advanced Microeconomic Theory


Award: William Carey Price for Outstanding Dissertation in Economics, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania, march 1998.
Award: Sidney Weintraub Prize for Best Policy Related Paper, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania, march 1997.
Finalist for the Council of Graduate Schools Dissertation Award in Social Science and Education, 1998.
NSF grant "Collaborative Research on Human Capital and Incentives": #SES-0001717, 2000-2001.
NSF grant  "Human Capital and Income Inequality": #SES-0096585, 2001-2003.
SSRHC "Linking and Bundling of Collective Decisions" #410-2005-1105, 2005-2008.


"A Note on Budget Balance under Interim Participation Constraints: The Case of Independent Types" (with Tilman Borgers),  forthcoming in Economic Theory, January 2008.
"To Bundle or Not to Bundle" (with Hanming Fang), RAND Journal of Economics 37(4), Winter 2006, 946-963.
"Government-Mandated Discriminatory Policies" (with Hanming Fang), International Economic Review 47(2, May 2006, 361-389.
 "Efficient Mechanisms for Public Goods with Use Exclusions'', Review of Economic Studies, 71(4), October 2004, 1163-1188.
"A General Equilibrium Model of Statistical Discrimination'', (with Andrea Moro) Journal of Economic Theory, 114 (1), January 2004, 1-30.
"Empirical Implications of Statistical Discrimination on the Returns to Measures of Skill", (with Andrea Moro) Annales d'Economie et de Statistique,  72, December  2003.
"Statistical Discrimination and Efficiency'', Review of Economic Studies 70(3), July 2003, pp 615-627.
"Affirmative Action in a Competitive Economy,'' (with Andrea Moro),  Journal of Public Economics 87 (3), March 2003, pp 567-594.
"Legislative Bargaining and Coalition Formation'', Journal of Economic Theory 102, No. 2, February 2002, pp. 322-353. 


"Evolutionary Selection Dynamics and Irrational Survivors,'' (with J. Bjoernerstedt, M. Dufwenberg and J.W Weibull) in W. Albers et al edited Understanding Strategic Interaction. Essays in Honor of Reinhard Selten, Berlin/Heidelberg/New York/Tokyo, Springer Verlag, 1997, pp 128-148.


"Endogenous Comparative Advantage'' (with Andrea Moro), February 2004.
"Overcoming Participation Constraints," (with Hanming Fang), March 2006.
Optimal Provision of Multiple Excludable Public Goods  (with Hanming Fang), January 2008.
"Toward an Efficiency Rationale for the Public Provision of Private Goods  (with Hanming Fang), January 2008.


"Monetary Economics and Public Finance," (with  Randall Wright and  Aleksander Berentsen)"M
"Money Beats Memory" (with Randall Wright)
"Learning From Pass-Fail Tests and Statistical Discrimination"
"Wage Gaps and Test Score Differences: Incentives or Pre-Market Factors?" (with Andrea Moro)



Outside Seminar Presentations

Cornell (April 2001), The Research Institute for Industrial Economics, Stockholm , (June 2001). Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm, (August 2001), Stockholm School of Economics (August 2001), Michigan State University (October 2001), University of Southampton (November 2001), University of Essex (November 2001), University of Western Ontario (April 2002), University of Essex (November 2002), University of Illinois (March 2003), New York University (March 2003), University of Pittsburgh (April 2003), Penn State University (April 2003), Yale University (April 2003), Ohio State University (May 2003), University of Texas at Austin (October 2003), University of Colorado (November 2003), University of Michigan (October 2003), Arizona State University (December 2003), University of Western Ontario (February 2004), Case Western University (February 2004), UC San Diego (March 2004), UC Santa Barbara (March 2004), UCLA (March 2004), University of Southampton (March 2004), University of Toronto (March 2004), Brown University (April 2004), University of British Columbia (April 2004), Duke University (April 2004), Northwestern University (May 2004), Simon Fraser University (October 2004), Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Bonn (May 2005), University of Oslo (August 2005), Stockholm School of Economics (August 2005), University of Essex (October 2005). University of Texas at Austin (November 2005), University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (January 2006), Iowa State (January 2006), Missouri (January 2006), Queen's (February 2006), Toronto (February 2006), University of Essex (May 2007), Stockholm School of Economics (October 2007).

Conference Presentations

Society of Economic Dynamics Conference, Stockholm, Sweden (June 2001), European Economic Association Annual Meeting,  Lausanne (August 2001), CEPR Conference "Discrimination and Unequal Outcomes", Le Mans, France (January 2002). Society of Economic Dynamics Conference, New York (June 2002), Society of Economic Dynamics Conference, Paris, (June 2003), SITE Summer Workshop, Stanford (August 2003), APET Public Economic Theory Meetings, Beijing, August 2004, Economic Society  Far Eastern Meetings, Beijing, July 2006, Conference on Economic Theory and Applications, Academica Sinica, Taipei, August 2006, Telecom Paris conference on the economics of ICT, Paris, June 2007, Economic Society  Far Eastern Meetings, Taipei, July 2007.

Ph.D. STUDENTS SUPERVISED (Year of Graduation, Initial Placement)

Thesis Advisor of: Tsung-Sheng Tsai (2002, Academica Sinica, Taiwan). Thesis Committee Member of: Kate Antonovics (2000, UC San Diego), Limor Golan (2002, Carnegie-Mellon), Sergio Ferreira (2002, BNDES PUC, Brazil), Costin Borc (2001, private sector), Eric Furstenberg (2004, College of Williams and Mary).


Program Committee Member; Society of Economic Dynamics Annual Conference, Firenze, Italy, June 2004.
Organizer; Canadian Economic Theory Conference, Vancouver, May 2005.


Associate Editor: International Economic Review October 2004-

Referee: American Economic Review, American Political Science Review, B.E. Journal in Macroeconomics, B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Econometrica, Economica, Economic Journal, European Economic Review, Games and Economic Behavior, International Economic Review, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Public Economics, RAND Journal of Economics, Research in Labor Economics, Review of Development Studies, Review of Economic Dynamics, Review of Economic Studies, Scandinavian Journal of Economics.

Reviewer: National Science Foundation,  Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (Canada).