John Morgan

Professor, Haas School of Business, Faculty Advisor, UC Berkeley Executive Education
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Dr. John Morgan is the Gary and Sherron Kalbach Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of California, Berkeley. He is a Director of the Fisher Information Technology Center and the Experimental Social Sciences Laboratory (Xlab). Prior to coming to Berkeley, Morgan was a professor at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. He earned his Ph.D. and M.S. from the Pennsylvania State University as well as earning a B.S. (summa cum laude) at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Morgan is an editor for the Berkeley Electronic Journals for Theoretical Economics. He is also an Associate Editor at Management Science and Economic Theory. He is a member of the editorial board for the California Management Review. His most recent consulting experience is in the area of auctions and dynamic pricing for Google, Digonex, and Paging Systems. His current research focuses on auction design, platform competition, and pricing and information in online markets.

Dr. Morgan has published extensively in a wide range of fields in economics, marketing, and management. He has received awards for his research from the National Science Foundation as well as being selected as a visiting scholar at the Hoover Institution and the International Monetary Fund. His research on online pricing earned him a best paper award for 2004 in Journal of Industrial Economics. His class on Game Theory is one of the most popular at the Haas School of Business.

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Academic Background 

PhD, Pennsylvania State University

MA, Economics, Pennsylvania State University

BS, Economics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Publications & Media

Papers & Articles 

How much is a Dollar Worth? Tipping versus Equilibrium Coexistence on Competing Online Auction Sites

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Brand and Price Advertising in Online Markets

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Diversity in the Workplace

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Leadership in Groups: A Monetary Policy Experiment

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Contracting for Information under Imperfect Commitment

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Corporate Provision of Public Goods

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Awards & Honors 
  • Judge Business School Fellow at Cambridge, 2008
  • Visiting Fellow Commoner Award, Trinity College, University of Cambridge, 2007
  • Earl F. Cheit Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2006
  • W. Glenn Campbell and Rita Ricardo-Campbell National Fellowship, 2001-2002
  • National Science Foundation Research Grant, 2004-2007, 2001-2004, 1997-1999
  • Sloan Fellowship, 2000-2002
  • Russell Sage Foundation Research Grant, 1997-1999
  • Cyril E. Black Preceptorship, 1996-1998
  • Pennsylvania State University Graduate Fellowship, 1993-1995
Academic Background 

PhD, Pennsylvania State University

MA, Economics, Pennsylvania State University

BS, Economics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Publications & Media

Papers & Articles 

How much is a Dollar Worth? Tipping versus Equilibrium Coexistence on Competing Online Auction Sites

VIEW PAPER

Brand and Price Advertising in Online Markets

VIEW PAPER

Diversity in the Workplace

VIEW PAPER

Leadership in Groups: A Monetary Policy Experiment

VIEW PAPER

Contracting for Information under Imperfect Commitment

VIEW PAPER

Corporate Provision of Public Goods

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More Working Papers of John Morgan

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