Iryna Topolyan

Iryna Topolyan

Associate Professor

Professional Summary

Iryna Topolyan is an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at the Carl H. Lindner College of Business.

Education

Ph D, Purdue University West Lafayette, IN, 2009 (Economics)

MS, Purdue University West Lafayette, IN, 2006 (Economics)

MA, EERC National University, Kyiv-Mohyla Academy Kyiv, Ukraine, 2005 (Economics)

BS, Zaporozhye State University Ukraine, 2003 (Economics)

Publications

Published Abstracts

Topolyan, Iryna;Subir K. Chakrabarti A backward assessment characterization of sequential equilibrium and a direct proof of existence .[Abstract]

Topolyan, Iryna;Subir K. Chakrabarti A characterization of sequential equilibrium in games of simple information type .[Abstract]

Topolyan, Iryna;Brasington, David;Xu Xu Competition among hospitals in California .[Abstract]

Topolyan, Iryna;Stefano Barbieri;Daniel J. Kovenock;David A. Malueg Group contests with private information and "weakest link" .[Abstract]

Topolyan, Iryna;Subir K. Chakrabarti Negotiated discounts in healthcare: theory and evidence .[Abstract]

Topolyan, Iryna On common belief in future rationality when information sets are not unambiguously ordered .[Abstract]

Topolyan, Iryna;Xu Xu On the role of beliefs about the benefits of breastfeeding .[Abstract]

Topolyan, Iryna;Subhasish Chowdhury Order-statistics contests .[Abstract]

Topolyan, Iryna Price competition when three are few and four are many .[Abstract]

Topolyan, Iryna;Subir K. Chakrabarti Price dispersion with homogeneous goods and informed consumers .[Abstract]

Other Publications

Topolyan, Iryna (09-01-2017. ) Price competition when three are few and four are many .54 , International Journal of Industrial Organization

Chowdhury, Subhasish M; Topolyan, Iryna (12-2016. ) Best-shot versus weakest-link in political lobbying: An application of group all-pay auction .47 (4 ) , Social Choice and Welfare

Topolyan, Iryna; Chakrabarti, Subir M (2016. ) An extensive-form based poof of the existence of sequential equilibrium .4 (2 ) , Economic Theory Bulletin

Topolyan, Iryna; Xu, Xu (09-21-2016. ) Differential effects of mother"s and child"s postnatal WIC participation on breastfeeding .49 (23 ) , Applied Economics

Chowdhury, Subhasish M; Lee, Dongryul; Topolyan, Iryna (02-09-2016. ) The max-min group contest: weakest-link (group) all-pay auction .83 (1 ) , Southern Economic Journal

Topolyan, Iryna; Wang, Qian; Xu, Xu (08-2015. ) Peer effects in breastfeeding .5 (3 ) , Review of Economics and Finance

Topolyan, Iryna; Chowdhury, Subhasish M The group all-pay auction with heterogeneous impact functions . Social Choice and Welfare

Chowdhury, Subhasish M; Topolyan, Iryna (2015. ) The attack-and-defense group contests: best-shot versus weakest-link .54 (1 ) , Economic Inquiry

Topolyan, Iryna (2014. ) • “Rent-seeking for a public good with additive contributions” .42 , Social Choice and Welfare

Barbieri, Stefano; Malueg, David A; Topolyan, Iryna (11-2014. ) • “Best-shot all-pay (group) auction with complete information” .57 (3 ) , Economic Theory

Aliprantis, Charalambos D; Topolyan, Iryna (2013. ) • “Continuity and equilibrium stability” .405 , Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications

Topolyan, Iryna (2013. ) • “Existence of perfect equilibria: a direct proof” .53 , Economic Theory

Aliprantis, Charalambos D; Topolyan, Iryna (2011. ) • “Trembling-hand myopia and trembling-hand perfection” .113 , Economics Letters

Aliprantis, Charalambos D; Chakrabarti, Subir K; Topolyan, Iryna (12-2009. ) • “A proof of the existence of the minimax point of a strategic game” .105 , Economics Letters

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Topolyan, Iryna (06-2016. ) Discussant for a paper .7th Annual Searle Conference on Internet Commerce and Innovation, Searle Center on Law, Regulation and Economic Growth, Northwestern University. Conference. . Level:International

Topolyan, Iryna; Chowdhury, Sunhasish M; Lee, Dongryul (07-2015. ) “The max-min group contest” .Contests: Theory and Evidence Conference 2015, University of East Anglia. Conference. . Level:International

Topolyan, Iryna (04-2015. ) “When three are few and four are many” .Seminar, Dept of Finance and Economics, Mississippi State University. Seminar. . Level:Local

Topolyan, Iryna (12-05-2014. ) The group all-pay auction with heterogeneous impact functions .Seminar at the department of Finance, Economics, and Legal Studies, University of Alabama. Seminar. . Level:Local

Honors and Awards

05-2017 Dean"s List of Teaching Excellence Level:College Type:Teaching

Service

Faculty Search Committee Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 09-2016

Ph.D. program committee Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 08-2015

Speakers program committee Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 08-24-2014

Master"s program committee Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 08-2014 -05-2015

Executive committee Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 01-2015 -04-2015

Master"s program committee Committee Member Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 08-2014 -04-2015

Women In Economics Challenge Departmental coordinator Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 02-2015 -02-2015

College Student Grievance Review Committee Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 08-2014

Department Head Search Committee Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 09-2016 -12-2016

MBA Capstone Volunteer (Served as a second reader for MBA Capstone (Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Summer 2015) ) Reader Type:University/College Service Level:University 11-2014 -2016

Provided recommendation letters for students (Provided letters of recommendation for students: Xu Xu (applying for jobs as a PhD candidate), Yiwei Zhao and Justin Bailey (applying for PhD programs), Petra Ferancova, Mary DeStefano, Danielle Mullis, Andrew Liese, Stephen Yokley (applying for MS and MA programs) ) Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 08-2014

86th Annual Meetings of the Southern Economic Association Conference session co-organizer (multiple sessions) Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 11-2016 -11-2016

Referee for a peer-reviewed journal (“How to split the pie: Optimal rewards in dynamic multi-battle competitions” (Journal of Public Economics) ) Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 09-2016 -09-2016

Referee for a peer-reviewed journal (“Sequential choice of sharing rules in collective contests” (Economic Theory) ) Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 09-2016 -09-2016

Referee for a peer-reviewed journal (“Regulation versus regulated monopolization of a Cournot duopoly with unknown costs” (Economics Bulletin) ) Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 08-2016 -08-2016

Referee for a peer-reviewed journal (“Auctions versus private negotiations in buyer-seller networks (revision)” (Games) ) Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 08-2016 -08-2016

Referee for a peer-reviewed journal (“Hacking induced externalities and the apathy of stockholders” (Economics Bulletin) ) Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 08-2016 -08-2016

Referee for a peer-reviewed journal (“A tractable cost pass-through benchmark” (Economics Bulletin) ) Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 08-2016 -08-2016

Referee for a peer-reviewed journal (“Additive multi-effort contests” (Economic Theory) ) Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 07-2016 -07-2016

Referee for a peer-reviewed journal (“Auctions versus private negotiations in buyer-seller networks” (Games) ) Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 07-2016 -07-2016

Referee for a peer-reviewed journal (“Cooperate and conquer” (Journal of Economic Psychology) ) Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 06-2016 -06-2016

Referee for a peer-reviewed journal (“Average-opinion group contest” (Economics Bulletin) ) Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 05-2016 -05-2016

Referee for a peer-reviewed journal (“Group-contests with endogenous claims (revision)” (European Journal of Political Economy) ) Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 04-2016 -04-2016

Referee for a peer-reviewed journal (“Product differentiation and relative performance evaluation in asymmetric duopoly” (Economics Bulletin) ) Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 04-2016 -04-2016

Referee for a peer-reviewed journal ( "Provision of household public goods and the household income distribution" (Contemporary Economic Policy) ) Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 02-2016 -03-2016

Workshop on social and economic networks Workshop Organizer Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 12-2015 -03-2016

Referee for a peer-reviewed journal ("Competition and agency cost" (Economics Bulletin) ) Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 02-2016 -02-2016

Referee for a peer-reviewed journal (“A theoretical account for the rise in mass production” (Economics Bulletin) ) Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 12-2015 -12-2015

Referee for a peer-reviewed journal (“Strategic Group contests with endogenous claims” (European Journal of Political Economy) ) Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 10-2015 -11-2015

Referee for a peer-reviewed journal (“Cooperate and conquer” (Theory and Decision) ) Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 09-2015 -10-2015

Referee for a peer-reviewed journal ("Group contests of incomplete information" (Economic Theory) ) Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 09-2015 -09-2015

Referee for a peer-reviewed journal (“A simplified mixed logit demand model with an application to the simulation of entry” (Economics Bulletin) ) Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 06-2015 -06-2015

Referee for a peer-reviewed journal (“Heterogeneous firm response to economic crisis: evidence from Italian microdata” ) Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 03-2015 -03-2015

Referee for a peer-reviewed journal (“Optimal group contest” (Journal of Economics and Management Strategy) ) Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 01-2015 -02-2015

Referee for a peer-reviewed journal ("How proper is the dominance solvable outcome?" (Economic Theory) ) Reviewer, Journal Article Type:Prof. Org. Level:Service to Professional Associations 10-2014 -10-2014

Professional Affiliation

01-31-2014: Western Economic Association International, International

Courses Taught

ADV TOPICS ECON I

INT MICRO ECON

ADV MICRO II

GAME THEORY APPS

ADVMICROI

MATHECON.

ADV TOPICS ECON II

GAME THEORY APPS

MATH ECON.

Advanced Microeconomic Theory II

Game Theory and Applications

Independent Study in Economics

Mathematical Analysis for Economists

ADV TOPICS ECON I

GAME THEORY APPS

Internship Practicum for Undergraduate Students

Intro to Macroeconomics

Macroeconomics

Macroeconomics

Politics & Economics

Strategic Thinking: Business Applications to Game

Intro to Macroeconomics

Macroeconomic Theory

Macroeconomics

Intro to Macroeconomics

Intro to Microeconomics

Teaching Asst Practicum for UG Students

Intro to Macroeconomics

Intro to Macroeconomics

Intro to Microeconomics

Teaching Asst Practicum for UG Students

Intro to Macroeconomics

Macroeconomic Theory

Politics & Economics