Dr Virginie Masson

Dr Virginie Masson
  Org Unit School of Economics
  Email virginie.masson@adelaide.edu.au
  Telephone +61 8 8313 4926
  Location Floor/Room 4 29 ,  Nexus 10 Tower - Marjoribanks Wing ,   North Terrace

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.

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.


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


"How Does Daylight Saving Time Affect Electricity Demand? An Answer Using Aggregate Data from a Natural Experiment in Western Australia" with Seungmoon Choi and Alistair Pellen, Energy Economics, 2017, doi:10.1016/j.eneco.2017.06.018.

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

"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.




"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


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