Dr Simona Fabrizi

BA, MSc, MPhil, PhD in Economics (Toulouse and Bologna)

Biography

Simona joined the Department in mid-August 2016. Prior to this, she was a Senior Lecturer in Economics at Massey University (2007-2016), a Visiting Fellow at the University of New South Wales (Jul 2014-Feb 2015) and a Lecturer in Economics at Keele University, UK (2006-2007). Simona was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of the Basque Country (2003-2006) and a Marie Curie Research Fellow at Mannheim (2002-2003). Simona is the Co-Founder of the Research Network for Applied and Theoretical Economics (ATE) and of the Asia-Pacific Industrial Organisation Society (APIOS). She is also the Director of the Centre for Mathematical Social Science (CMSS) and has been a member of the Centre since 2010. Simona's research interests are in the fields of Economic Theory & Design, Innovation Theory, Decision Theory, Information Economics, Industrial Economics, Network Industries, Competition Law & Policy, and Public & Institutional Economics. Simona's up-to-date CV.

Research | Current

Refereed Journal Articles (PBRF relevant period in bold)

 

Book Chapter/Book

  • Fabrizi, S., 2010. Wireless technologies: shifting into the next gear? Chapter 125 in Lee, I., ed. Encyclopedia of E-Business Development and Management in the Global Economy, IGI Global, Hershey, PA. ISBN: 978-1-61520-611-7 (pp. 1244-1255). http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-61520-611-7.ch125
  • Fabrizi, S., 2001. Le regioni nell'economia mondiale. Italian translation of 'Regions and the world economy' by A.J Scott, Il Mulino Press. ISBN: 88-15-07870-3.

Teaching | Current

ECON201 (Summer Semester 2017), ECON304 (Semester 1 2017)

Postgraduate supervision

  • 2013-2016 Siwen (Addison) Pan, PhD in Economics, Massey University. Co-supervisors: Thomas Pfeiffer (New Zealand Institute of Advanced Study, Massey University) and Matthew Ryan (Auckland University of Technology). Completed: 08/2016.
  • 2015 Daniel Dyet, Master Degree (Economics), Massey University.
  • 2014 Rose Craigie, Bachelor of Applied Economics with Honours, Massey University. Co-supervisor: Lorenzo Ductor (then Massey University, now Middlesex University).
  • 2012 Lowis Seikowsky, Master of Industrial Engineering, Massey University/KIT (joint with Clemens Puppe).
  • 2011 Siwen (Addison) Pan (with distinction) and Wei He, Master of Management in Financial Economics, Massey University.
  • 2010 Ke Lin, Li Wang and Hong Fu, Master of Management in Financial Economics, Massey University.
  • 2007 Pham Binh Minh (with distinction) and Yin Tanjie, Master of Financial Economics, Keele University.

Distinctions/Honours

Research Grants

  • Marsden Standard Grant from the Royal Society of New Zealand for research into 'Beyond the Jury Paradox: Collective Decision-Making without Common Priors" 03/2017 - 02/2020 (with S. Lippert, A. Pan, T. Pfeiffer & M. Ryan, NZ$ 705,000.00).
  • University of Auckland Faculty Research Development Grant for research into 'Deliberation under Ambiguity,' 2015-2017 (with S. Lippert, M. Ryan, & T. Pfei er, NZ$ 12,600.00).
  • Massey University Research Fund for research into 'Collective Deliberation under Ambiguity: Theory and Experimentation,' 2015 (with A. Pan, NZ$ 4,198.00); for research into 'Measuring Legal and Illegal Corruption,' 2014 (NZ$ 4,000.00); for research into 'Symbolic Capital and Identity,' 2010 (with A. de Bruin & S. Lippert, NZ$ 4,596.00); and for research into 'Intellectual Property Rights and Venture Capital,' 2009 (with S. Lippert, NZ$ 14,999.84).
  • Massey University Vice-Chancellor's Strategic Innovation Fund, Enabling Excellence Program for the project 'Competition Policy Issues: Theory Meets Practice,' 2013 (NZ$ 15,436.00).
  • Marsden Fast Start Grant from the Royal Society of New Zealand for research into 'Venture Capital and Intellectual Property,' 02/2009 - 07/2012 (with N. Erkal & S. Lippert, NZ$ 293,745.00).
  • Massey University International Visitors Research Fund to host Clemens Puppe, 2009 (with S. Lippert, NZ$ 3,600.00); to host Guido Friebel, 2009 (with S. Lippert, NZ$ 4,083.00).
  • Economic Design Network funding for organizing the 27th Australasian Economic Theory Workshop 2009 (with S. Lippert, AU$ 8,000.00).
  • British Academy Overseas Conference Grant to present at the AEA, Chicago, 2007 (GBP 400.00).
  • Bonus Qualite Recherche (BQR) Travel grants to present in internationally refereed economics conferences in 2001, 2002, and 2003.
  • Association pour le developpement de la recherche en economie et en statistique (ADRES) Travel grant to present in internationally refereed economics conferences in 2001.

Fellowships

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship from the Basque Government. Host: University of the Basque Country, Spain, 10/2003 - 09/2006.
  • Marie Curie Training Site Fellowship from the European Commission, European Network for Training in Economic Research (ENTER) Programme. Host: Chair of Applied Microeconomics, University of Mannheim, Germany, 10/2002 - 09/003.
  • Doctoral Scholarship from the region Midi-Pyrenees. Host: Toulouse School of Economics, Groupe de Recherche en Economie Mathematique et Quantitative (GREMAQ), France, 10/1999 - 09/2001.
  • Doctoral Scholarship from the Italian Ministry of Education. Host: University of Bologna, Department of Economics, Italy, 10/1997 - 09/1999.
  • Research Fellowships from Center for the Economic Analysis of Competitiveness, Regulation, Markets (CERM Foundation), Italy, 06/2003 - 10/2003.
  • Research Fellowships from Bologna City Council, for joint research with the University of Bologna, Italy, 06/1996 - 07/97.

Responsibilities

Director of the Centre for Mathematical Social Science (CMSS), 2017.

Guest Editor, Special Issue on Advances in Competition Policy and Regulation, New Zealand Economic Papers, 2015-2017

Member of the Postgraduate Studies Committee, Department of Economics, University of Auckland, 2017

Postgraduate Workshops Coordinator, Department of Economics, University of Auckland, 2017

Ethics Advisor, Department of Economics, University of Auckland, 2017

Areas of expertise

Economic Theory & Design, Innovation Theory, Decision Theory, Information Economics, Industrial Economics, Network Industries, Competition Law & Policy, and Public & Institutional Economics.

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Member of the Organising and Program Committee, Econometric Society Australasian Meeting (ESAM), 1-4 July 2018, Auckland

Member of the Organising and Program Committee, 2nd Asia-Pacific Industrial Organisation Conference, 14-16 December 2017, Auckland

Co-Chair Program Committee, Inaugural Asia-Pacific Industrial Organisation Conference (APIOC 2016), 11-13 December 2016, Melbourne, Australia

Member of the Organising and Program Committee, 35th Australasian Economic Theory Workshop (AETW 2017), 13-14 February 2017, Auckland

Member of the Executive Board of the Research Network for Applied and Theoretical Economics (ATE)

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Lippert, S., & Fabrizi, S. (2017). Corruption and the public display of wealth. Journal of Public Economic Theory, 19 (4), 827-840. 10.1111/jpet.12247
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/34632
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Steffen Lippert
  • Fabrizi, S., Lippert, S., & Panzar, J. (2017). Introduction to the Special Issue on Advances in Competition Policy and Regulation. New Zealand Economic Papers, 51 (2), 97-99. 10.1080/00779954.2017.1317655
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/34635
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Steffen Lippert
  • Fabrizi, S., Lippert, S., Puppe, C., & Rosenkranz, S. (2016). Manufacturer suggested retail prices, loss aversion and competition. Journal of Economic Psychology, 53, 141-153. 10.1016/j.joep.2016.02.001
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/34637
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Steffen Lippert
  • Bloch, F., Fabrizi, S., & Lippert, S. (2016). Learning, entry and competition with uncertain common entry costs. Paper presented at 7th Asia-Pacific Innovation Conference, Fukuoka, Japan. 18 November - 19 November 2016. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Steffen Lippert
  • Bloch, F., Fabrizi, S., & Lippert, S. (2016). Terror Incognita: How much should you learn before entering a market?. University of Auckland Business Review, 19 (1), 38-47. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Steffen Lippert
  • Bloch, F., Fabrizi, S., & Lippert, S. (2015). Learning and collusion in new markets with uncertain entry costs. Economic Theory, 58 (2), 273-303. 10.1007/s00199-014-0814-2
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Steffen Lippert
  • Bloch, F., Fabrizi, S., & Lippert, S. (2014). Learning, entry and competition with uncertain common entry costs. Paper presented at 2nd ATE Symposium - Antitrust Economics and Competition Policy: Mergers, Partnerships, and Innovation, Sydney, Australia. 15 December - 16 December 2014. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Steffen Lippert
  • Bloch, F., Fabrizi, S., & Lippert, S. (2014). Learning, entry and competition with uncertain common entry costs. Paper presented at International Workshop on Unawareness, University of Queensland, Brisbane. 29 January - 30 January 2014. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Steffen Lippert

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