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Home | People | Harold Houba

Harold Houba

Research Fellow

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Research field
Auctions, Environmental Economics, Game Theory, Industrial Organization, Microeconomic Theory

Key publications

List of publications

Funaki, Y., Houba, H. and Motchenkova, E. (2020). Market power in bilateral oligopoly markets with non-expandable infrastructures International Journal of Game Theory, 49(2):525--546.

Kamm, A. and Houba, H. (2019). A bargaining experiment with asymmetric institutions and preferences Social Choice and Welfare, 52(2):329--351.

Houba, H., Motchenkova, E. and Wen, Q. (2018). Legal Principles in Antitrust Enforcement The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 120(3):859--893.

Houba, H., Luttens, R.I. and Weikard, H.P. (2017). Pareto efficiency in the jungle Review of Economic Design, 21(3):153--161.

Houba, H. and Herings, P. (2016). The Condorcet Paradox revisited Social Choice and Welfare, 47(1):141--186.

Ansink, E. and Houba, H. (2016). Sustainable Agreements on Stochastic River Flow Resource and Energy Economics, 44:92--117.

Houba, H., van der Laan, G. and Zeng, Y. (2015). International Environmental Agreements for River Sharing Problems Environmental and Resource Economics, 62(4):855--872.

Houba, H. and Wen, Q. (2014). Backward induction and unacceptable offers Journal of Mathematical Economics, 54(October):151--156.

Houba, H., Pham Do, K.H. and Zhu, X. (2013). Saving a river: a joint management approuch to the Mekong River Basin Environment and Development Economics, 18(1):93--109.

Ansink, E. and Houba, H. (2012). Market power in water markets Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 64(2):237--252.

Houba, H., Motchenkova, E. and Wen, Q. (2012). Competitive Prices as Optimal Cartel Prices Economics Letters, 114(1):39--42.

Houba, H. and Wen, Q. (2011). Extreme equilibria in the negotiation model with different time Games and Economic Behavior, 73:507--516.

Houba, H., van der Laan, D.A. and Veldhuizen, D. (2011). Endogenous entry in lowest-unique sealed-bid auctions Theory and Decision, 71(2):269--295.

Houba, H. (2008). On Continuous Time Markov Processes in Bargaining Economics Letters, 100:280--283.

Houba, H. (2007). Alternating Offers in Economic Environments Economics Letters, 96:316--324.

Houba, H. and Wen, Q. (2007). On Striking for a Bargain between Two Completely Informed Agents Economic Theory, 37:509--519.

Houba, H. and Wen, Q. (2006). Different Time Preferences and Non-Stationary Contracts in Negotiations Economics Letters, 91:273--279.

Houba, H. (2001). Game Theory Evolving: a Problem-centered Introduction to Modeling Stratgeic Behavior [Review of: H. Gintis (2000) Game Theory Evolving: a Problem-centered Introduction to Modeling Strategic Behavior] Economic Journal, online:.

Tieman, A., van der Laan, G. and Houba, H. (2001). Bertrand price competition in a social environment De Economist, 149:33--51.

Houba, H. (2001). Bargaining Theory with Applications [Review of: A. Muthoo (1999) Bargaining Theory with Applications] Journal of Economic Literature, 39:128--130.

Houba, H. and van Lomwell, G. (2001). Counter intuitive results in a simple model of wage negotiations Economic Theory, 17:81--99.

Houba, H. (2000). The Theory of Auctions: Volumes I and II [Review of: P. Klemperer (2000) The Theory of Auctions: Volumes I and II] Economic Journal, 1:.

Houba, H., Sneek, J. and Vardy, F. (2000). Can Negotiations Prevent Fish Wars? Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 24:1265--1280.

Tieman, A., Houba, H. and van der Laan, G. (2000). Cooperation in a Multi-dimensional Local Interaction Model Journal of Economics, 71:1--30.

Houba, H. and Bolt, W. (2000). Holdouts, backdating and wage negotiations European Economic Review, 44(9):1783--1800.

Houba, H., Tieman, A. and Brinksma, R. (1998). The Nash Bargaining Solution for Decision Weight Utility Functions Economics Letters, 60:41--48.

Bolt, W. and Houba, H. (1998). Strategic bargaining in the variable threat game Economic Theory, 11:57--77.

Houba, H. (1997). The policy bargaining model Journal of Mathematical Economics, 28:1--27.

Houba, H. and Bennett, E. (1997). Odd man out. The proposal making model Journal of Mathematical Economics, 28:375--396.

Houba, H. and Kremers, H. (1991). Correction of the material balance equation in dynamic input-output models European Economic Review, 35(5):1103--1108.