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Richard Engelbrecht-Wiggans

IBE Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Business Administration

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Articles in Journals

Engelbrecht-Wiggans, R., Katok, E. 2009. A Direct Test of Risk Aversion and Regret in First Price Sealed-Bid Auctions. Decision Analysis, 6: 75-86

Engelbrecht-Wiggans, R., Katok, E. 2008. Regret and Feedback Information in First-Price Sealed-Bid Auctions. Management Science, 54: 808-819

Engelbrecht-Wiggans, R., Haruvy, E., Katok, E. 2007. A Comparison of Buyer-Determined and Price-Based Multi-Attribute Mechanisms. Marketing Science, 26: 629-641

Engelbrecht-Wiggans, R., Katok, E. 2007. Regret in Auctions: Theory and Evidence. Economic Theory, 33: 81-101

Engelbrecht-Wiggans, R., Katok, E. 2006. e-Sourcing in Procurement: Theory and Behavior in Reverse Auctions with Non-Competitive Contracts. Management Science, 52: 581-596

Engelbrecht-Wiggans, R., List, J., Reiley, D. 2006. Demand Reduction in Multi-unit Auctions with Varying Numbers of Bidders: Theory and Evidence from a Sports Card Field Experiment. International Economic Review, 47: 203-231

Chakraborty, I., Engelbrecht-Wiggans, R. 2005. Asymptotic Prices in Uniform-Price Actions. Economic Theory, 26: 983-987

Deltas, G., Engelbrecht-Wiggans, R. 2005. Naive Bidding. Management Science, 51: 328-338

Engelbrecht-Wiggans, R., Kahn, C. 2005. Low Revenue Equilibria in Simultaneous Ascending Price Auctions. Management Science, 51: 356-371

Engelbrecht-Wiggans, R., List, J., Reiley, D. 2005. Demand Reduction in Multi-unit Auctions: Evidence from a Sportscard Field Experiment: Reply. The American Economic Review, 95: 472-476

Chakraborty, I., Engelbrecht-Wiggans, R. 2001. Corners and Collusion in Auctions. Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 10: 241-52

Engelbrecht-Wiggans, R., Deltas, G. 2001. Auctions With an Inexpert Bidder. Economics Letters, 73: 35-42

Engelbrecht-Wiggans, R. 1999. An Example of Multi-unit Auctions with Atypically Many Equilibria. Economics Letters, 65: 67-69

Engelbrecht-Wiggans, R., Kahn, C. 1999. Calibration of a Model of the Afternoon Effect in Cattle Auctions. Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 39: 113-128

Engelbrecht-Wiggans, R., Nonnenmacher, T. 1999. A Theoretical Basis for 19th-Century Changes to the Port of New York Imported Goods Auction. Explorations in Economic History, 36: 232-245


Engelbrecht-Wiggans, R., Shubik, M., Stark, R. 1983. Auctions, Bidding and Contracting: Uses and Theory. New York: University Press.


Mennemeyer, S., Christianson, J., Engelbrecht-Wiggans, R., Ghemwat, P. 1987. Competitive Bidding for Durable Medical Equipment and Clinical Laboratory Services: A Review of the Related Literature. Cambridge, MA: Abt Associates, Inc..

Chapters in Books

Engelbrecht-Wiggans, R., Katok, E. 2005. Experiments on auction valuation and endogenous entry. In Morgan, J. (Ed.), Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 171-196. Stamford, CT: Elsevier Science Ltd..

Engelbrecht-Wiggans, R. 2000. Optimal Auctions Revisited. In Klemperer, E. (Ed.), The Economic Theory of Auctions, 526-538. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

Engelbrecht-Wiggans, R. 1983. An Introduction to the Theory of Bidding for a Single Object. In Engelbrecht-Wiggans, R., Shubik, M., and Stark, R. M. (Ed.), Auctions, Bidding and Contracting: Uses and Theory, 53-104. New York: University Press.

Engelbrecht-Wiggans, R. 1981. An Academician's Thoughts on Modeling. In Ransey, J. (Ed.), Economics of Exploration for Energy Resources. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press.


Agrawal, A., Engelbrecht-Wiggans, R. 2012. Competitive Procurement with Post-Award Specification Changes, UIUC Operations Management Seminar Series, Champaign.

Kahn, C. , Engelbrecht-Wiggans, R. 1999. Low-Revenue Equilibria in Simultaneous Ascending Price Auctions, Universite de Toulouse, Toulouse Cedex.

Kahn, C. , Engelbrecht-Wiggans, R. 1998. Low-Revenue Equilibria in Simultaneous Ascending Price Auctions, Conference on Auctions/National Science Foundation, College Park.