Philip Brookins
Philip Brookins
Associate Professor
BPF Dean's Fellow
Department of Economics
Darla Moore School of Business
University of South Carolina
1014 Greene Street
Columbia, SC 29208
E-mail: philip.brookins@moore.sc.edu


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ABOUT
I am an Associate Professor of Economics, BPF Dean's Fellow, and Assistant Racquet Sports Coordinator in the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. My research areas are applied microeconomic theory, personnel economics, and experimental economics.


PUBLICATIONS
Brookins, P., DeBacker, J. Playing games with GPT: What can we learn about a large language model from canonical strategic games? Economics Bulletin, 44(1), 25-37, 2024. [link][files]

Brookins, P., Jindapon, P. Contest divisioning. Review of Economic Design, forthcoming. [link][Data]

Brookins, P., Jindapon, P. Risk preference heterogeneity in group contests. Journal of Mathematical Economics, 95, 102499, 2021. [link]

Brookins, P., Ryvkin, D., Smyth, A. Indefinitely repeated contests: An experimental study. Experimental Economics, 24, 1390-1419, 2021. [link] [supergame length code]

Boosey, L., Brookins, P., Ryvkin, D. Information disclosure in contests with endogenous entry: An experiment. Management Science, 66(11), 5128-5150, 2020. [link] [working paper]

Boosey, L., Brookins, P., Ryvkin, D. Contests between groups of unknown size. Games and Economic Behavior, 113, 756-769, 2019. [link]

Brookins, P., Lightle, J., Ryvkin, D. Sorting and communication in weak-link group contests. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 152, 64-80, 2018. [link][extended working paper]

Boosey, L., Brookins, P., Ryvkin, D. Contests with group size uncertainty: Experimental evidence. Games and Economic Behavior, 105, 212-229, 2017. [link]

Brookins, P., Ryvkin, D. Equilibrium existence in group contests. Economic Theory Bulletin, 4(2), 265-276, 2016. [link]

Brookins, P., Lightle, J., Ryvkin, D. An experimental study of sorting in group contests. Labour Economics, 35, 16-25, 2015. [link]

Brookins, P., Lightle, J., Ryvkin, D. Optimal sorting in group contests with complementarities. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 112, 311-323, 2015. [link]

Brookins, P., Lucas, A., Ryvkin, D. Reducing within-group overconfidence through group identity and between-group confidence judgments. Journal of Economic Psychology, 44, 1-12, 2014. [link]

Brookins, P., Ryvkin, D. An experimental study of bidding in contests of incomplete information. Experimental Economics, 17(2), 245-261, 2014. [link]


WORKING PAPERS
Group size and threshold uncertainty in common-pool resource dilemmas (with Weston Watts), revise and resubmit. [link]

Sequential contests with incomplete information: Theory and experimental evidence (with Alexander Matros and Foteini Tzachrista), revise and resubmit. [link]

Stochastic-share contests (with Andrew Smyth). [link]

Peer information and risk-taking under competitive and non-competitive pay schemes (with Jennifer Brown and Dmitry Ryvkin). [working paper]

Self-chosen goals, incentives, and effort (with Sebastian J. Goerg and Sebastian Kube). [working paper]

Disclosure in group contests (with Luke Boosey and Dmitry Ryvkin). [link]



Last update: April 2024