Dr Addison Pan

PhD in Economics, Massey University


Addison joined the Economics Department as a Post-doctoral research fellow in September 2016. She is also the manager of the Laboratory for Business Decision Making (DECIDE) based at the University of Auckland Business School. She received her PhD in Economics in August 2016 from Massey University. She is also a member of the Centre for Mathematical Social Science (CMSS), a member of the Research Network for Applied and Theoretical Economics (ATE) and a whānau member of Te Pūnaha Matatini (TPM) since 2016. Her research focuses on decision theory, experimental methods and behavioural economics.        

CV: https://www.dropbox.com/s/zg5bcn1d7hxbozv/cv_Addison_Pan.pdf?dl=0

Research | Current

Refereed Journal Articles

  • Pan. A. 2019A Note on Pivotality. Games Special Issue "Political Games: Strategy, Persuasion, and Learning".  
  • Pan, A., Fabrizi, S., Lippert, S., 2018Non-Congruent Views about Signal Precision in Collective DecisionsB.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics [ABDC and ERA rankings: A]. Supported by Massey University Research Fund to Fabrizi and Pan and Marsden Grant UOA1617 to Fabrizi and Lippert. 

Working Papers

  • Empirical Tests of Stochastic Choice Models, 2019.
  • Stochastic Choices and Betweenness Violations, 2019.
  • Unanimous Jury Voting with an Ambiguous Likelihood (with S. Fabrizi, S. Lippert & M. Ryan), 2019. Previous versions circulated as An Experimental Study of the Jury Voting Model with Ambiguous Information (with S. Fabrizi & S. Lippert), 2018; and The good, the bad, and the not so ugly: Unanimity voting with ambiguous information (with S. Fabrizi), 2017.
  • Unanimity under Ambiguity (with S. Fabrizi, S. Lippert & M. Ryan), 2018.​

Teaching | Current


Postgraduate supervision




  • University of Auckland Faculty Research Development Grant for research into \Testing Stochas-
    tic Choice for Implicit Expected Utility (IEU) Models in Laboratory Experiments," 2019, NZ$
  • University of Auckland Faculty Research Development Grant for research into \Experimental Study
    of Congestion Pricing and the Role of Public Information," 2018-2020 (with S. Sheng), NZ$ 16,675.00.
  • Massey University Research Fund for research into "Collective Deliberation under Ambiguity: Theory and Experimentation," 2015 (with S. Fabrizi, NZ$ 4,198.00).


Manager of Laboratory for Business Decision Making (DECIDE), University of Auckland Business School, 09/2016-08/2018. http://hfbeltran.wixsite.com/decide

Areas of expertise

Decision Theory, Experimental Methods and Behavioural Economics, Mathematical Economics.

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Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Pan, S. (2016). A Generalisation of Feddersen and Pesendorfer (1998): Voting under ambiguity. Paper presented at 2016 World Congress of the Game Theory Society, Maastricht University, The Netherlands. 24 July - 28 July 2016.


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New Zealand

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