Faculty



Isabelle Brocas

Associate Professor of Economics

Contact Information
E-mail: brocas@email.usc.edu
Phone: (213) 740-8842
Office: KAP 314

LINKS
Faculty Profile on Departmental Website
 

Education

  • B.A. Econometrics, University of Toulouse, Toulouse, France, 6/1993
  • M.A. Economics & Statistics, University of Toulouse, Toulouse, France, 6/1994
  • M.A. Mathematical Economics and Econometrics, University of Toulouse, Toulouse, France, 6/1994
  • Ph.D. Economics, University of Toulouse, Toulouse, France, 8/1997

  • Description of Research

    Research Keywords
    Micro theory
    Research Specialties
    Neuroeconomic Theory, Contract Theory, Experimental Economics

    Affiliations with Research Centers, Labs, and Other Institutions

    • Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), UK, London, Research Affiliate (Industrial Organization);, http://www.cepr.org
    • Institute for Economic Policy Research (IEPR), Research Affiliate, http://dornsife.usc.edu/econ/IEPR/Main.shtml
    • Los Angeles Behavioral Economics Laboratory (LABEL), Co-Director, http://dornsife.usc.edu/label/home/
    • Theoretical REsearch in Neuroeconomic Decision-making (TREND), Co-Director, http://www.neuroeconomictheory.org

    Publications


    Journal Article
    • Brocas, I., Carrillo, J. (2012). From perception to action: an economic model of brain processes. Games and Economic Behavior. Vol. 75 (1), pp. 81-103.
    • Brocas, I., Carrillo, J. D., Palfrey, T. (2011). Information Gatekeepers: Theory and Experimental Evidence. Economic Theory.
    • Brocas, I. (2008). Optimal choice of characteristics for a non-excludable good. RAND Journal of Economics. Vol. 39 (1), pp. 283-304.
    • Brocas, I., Carrillo, J. D. (2008). The brain as a hierarchical organization. American Economic Review. Vol. 98(4), pp. 1312-1346.
    • Brocas, I., Carrillo, J. D. (2007). Influence through ignorance. RAND Journal of Economics. Vol. 38 (4), pp. 931–947.
    • Brocas, I., Carrillo, J. D. (2005). A theory of haste. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization/Elsevier. Vol. 56(1), pp. 1-23.
    • Brocas, I. (2003). Vertical integration and incentives to innovate. International Journal of Industrial Organization. Vol. 21(4), pp. 457-488.





  • University of Southern California
  • Department of Economics
  • Phone: (213) 740-8335
  • Department Chair: Geert Ridder (213) 740-7432