Office:   UNH 4223
Phone:   310-338-1738
Email:   jennifer.pate at
Office Hours:   Fall 2013
MW 1:30 - 3:30pm
and by appointment  
PhD   Purdue University
BA   University of California, Davis
Areas of Specialization:
Industrial Organization, Applied Micro Economics, Experimental and Behavioral Economics, Public Economics, Health Economics
Selected Publications
  • “Can Teams Help to Close the Gender Competition Gap?”, Economic Journal, 121/555, September 2011, 1192–1204. (with A. Healy)
  • “Internet Auctions and Frictionless Commerce: Evidence from the Retail Gift Card Market,” Review of Industrial Organization, 36, 2010, 295-304. (with L. Chiou)
  • “An Experimental Examination of Competitor-Based Price Guarantees,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 70, 2009, 342-360. (with S. Datta).
  • “Asymmetry and Incomplete Information in an Experimental Volunteer’s Dilemma,“ in: Anderssen, R.S., R.D. Braddock and L.T.H. Newham (eds), 2009, 18th World IMACS Congress and MODSIM09 International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, pp. 1459-1462. ISBN: 978-0- 9758400-7-8. (with A. Healy)
  • “Markets: Gift Cards,” The Journal of Economic Perspectives, 21(2), 2007, 227-238.