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Dr Virginie Masson

Telephone +61 8 8313 4926
Position Lecturer
Fax +61 8 8223 1460
Building Nexus 10 Tower - Marjoribanks Wing
Floor/Room 4 29
Campus North Terrace
Org Unit School of Economics

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Biography/ Background

Ph.D. (Economics): University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA., U.S.A., 2002 - April 2007.

                Dissertation Title: Asymmetric Information in an Evolutionary Framework

M.A (Econometrics): University of Aix-Marseille II, France, 2001.

B.A (Econometrics): University of Bordeaux IV, France, 2000.

Graduate Certificate in Online Learning: University of Adelaide, Australia, 2009.

Teaching Interests

I have been awarded the Executive Dean's Prize for Excellence in Teaching in 2009.

In 2015, I will be teaching:

  • Intermediate Microeconomics A II/IID in Semester 1, and
  • Intro Math Econ I (Advanced) and Game Theory III\IIID in Semester 2.


Research Interests

I am mainly interested in Evolutionary Game Theory, Game Theory, Networks.


"Did the AFL Equalisation Policy Achieve the Evenness of the League?" with Nicholas Sim and Luke Wedding, Applied Economics, 2014, Vol. 46, No. 35, 4334-4344.

"Information, Interaction and Memory", International Journal of Game Theory, 2015, Vol.44, 1015-1032.



"The Small World of 9/11 and its Implications for Network Dismantlement Strategies" with Kelsey Wilkins

"Network Favor Exchange Norms with Stochastic Costs" with Seungmoon Choi, Angus Moore and Mandar Oak

"The Effects of Information and Interactions on Contagion Processes" with Simon Angus

"Location, Information and Coordination" with Alexander Matros

"On the Geometry of Cooperative Behavior" with Alexander Matros and Angus Moore



Entry last updated: Monday, 18 Apr 2016

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