Contact InformationThomas Gresik
720 Flanner Hall
B.A. Northwestern University, 1981
M.S. California Institute of Technology, 1982
Ph.D. Northwestern University, 1987
"The rate at which a simple market converges to efficiency as the number of traders increases: An asymptotic result for optimal trading mechanisms" with Mark A. Satterthwaite. June 1989. Journal of Economic Theory (48):304-332. Reprinted in Bargaining with Incomplete Information. Edited by P. Linhart, R. Radner, and M. Satterthwaite. Academic Press, 1992.
"The efficiency of linear equilibria of sealed-bid double auctions." February 1991. Journal of Economic Theory (53):173-184. Reprinted in Bargaining with Incomplete Information. Edited by P. Linhart, R. Radner, and M. Satterthwaite. Academic Press, 1992.
"Efficient bilateral trade with statistically dependent beliefs." February 1991. Journal of Economic Theory (53):199-205.
"Ex ante efficient, ex post individually rational trade." February 1991. Journal of Economic Theory (53):131-145. Abstract printed in Zentralblatt für Mathematik, 1991. Reprinted in Bargaining with Incomplete Information. Edited by P. Linhart, R. Radner, and M. Satterthwaite. Academic Press, 1992.
"Ex ante incentive efficient trading mechanisms without the private valuation restriction." October 1991. Journal of Economic Theory (55):41-63.
"Incentive compatible regulation of a foreign-owned subsidiary" with Douglas R. Nelson. May 1994. Journal of International Economics (36):309-331.
"Incentive-efficient equilibria of two-party sealed-bid bargaining games." January 1996. Journal of Economic Theory (68):26-48.
"Regulation of multinational firms with two active governments: A common agency approach" with Eric W. Bond, January 1996. Journal of Public Economics (59):33-54.
"Competition between asymmetrically informed principals" with Eric W. Bond, September 1997. Economic Theory (10):227-240.
"Arm's-length transfer pricing and national welfare." In Advances in Applied Microeconomics, v. 8, edited by Michael R. Baye, JAI Press, 1999.
"The strategic effects of batch processing," with Edward C. Mansley. August 2001. International Economic Review (42):697-728.
"The taxing task of taxing transnationals." September 2001. Journal of Economic Literature (39):800-838. Reprinted in Petroleum Industry Regulation within Stable States, Solveig Glomsrrd and Petter Osmundsen eds., Ashgate Press, 2005. Translated into Japanese by Professor Shoji Yamada of Nanzan
University and published in The Nanzan Journal of Economic Studies (20), June 2005.
"Rationing rules and European Central Bank auctions." November 2001. Journal of International Money
and Finance (20):793-808.
"Tax competition and foreign capital," with Ronald Davies. March 2003. International Tax and Public
"Transfer pricing in vertically integrated industries," with Petter Osmundsen. June 2008. International
Tax and Public Finance (15):231-255.
"Introduction to the special section on multinational taxation and tax competition," with Juergen von
Hagen. January 2010. European Economic Review (54):80-81.
"Formula apportionment vs. separate accounting: A private information perspective." January 2010.
European Economic Review (54):133-149.
"The effects of statistically dependent values on equilibrium strategies of bilateral k-double auctions."
May 2011. Games and Economic Behavior 72:139-148.
"Efficient delegation by an informed principal," with Eric Bond. July 2010. Forthcoming, Journal of
Economics and Management Strategy.
Thomas A. Gresik is a professor in the Department of Economics and Econometrics at the University of Notre Dame. He is a fellow in the Kellogg Institute for International Studies and the Institute for Educational Initiatives, a faculty member in the Energy Center and in the GLOBES program, a federally funded interdisciplinary program that studies the linkages between biology, the environment, and society. Gresik earned a B.A. in economics and mathematics from Northwestern University in 1981, a M.S. in social sciences from the California Institute of Technology in 1982, and a Ph.D. in managerial economics and decision sciences from Northwestern University in 1987. Prior to coming to Notre Dame, he was a professor at Washington University in St. Louis and The Pennsylvania State University. Professor Gresik studies the effect of private information on the performance of markets and regulations. His current research focuses on the economics of multinational corporations and international tax competition, managerial compensation, and competition between private and public schools. His research has been published in top journals such as the Journal of Economic Theory, the Journal of International Economics, the Journal of Public Economics, and the International Economic Review. He is an associate editor for the European Economic Review and International Tax and Public Finance. Professor Gresik has advised the European Central Bank, the Norwegian Oil Tax Office, and the Norwegian Ministry of Energy. He was Chair of the Faculty Senate from 2008 to 2010.