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Edward Schlee

Edward Schlee


Office:CPCOM 455G
Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 879801
Tempe, AZ 85287-9801

Phone: 480-965-5745
Fax: 480-965-0748
Email: ed.schlee@asu.edu

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Personal Website

Ph.D., Economics, University of Illinois, 1988; B.A., Social Science (History, Philosophy, and Economics), University of North Texas, 1982.

Working Papers

"Coverage Denied: Excluding Bad Risks, Pooling, and Inefficiency in Insurance" (with H. Chade). 

"Lionel McKenzie's 1957 Intrusion into 20th Century Demand Theory," (with M. A. Khan). 

"Stochastic Welfare Analysis with Environmental Services," (with V. K. Smith)

Academic Positions
Arizona State University: 1990-present. University of Alabama: 1988-90. 

Visiting Professor: University of Michigan, IDEI (Toulouse). 

Visiting Scholar: CORE (Belgium), Stanford University, Toulouse School of Economics, Johns Hopkins University. 

Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
Dean's Council of 100 Distinguished Scholar, W. P. Carey School, 2001-2009.

Huizingh Honors Professor of the Year, W.P. Carey School, 2010. 

John W. Teets Teaching Excellence Award (Undergraduate), W. P. Carey School, ASU 2000.

Teaching Excellence Award (Graduate), W. P. Carey School, ASU, 1994.

Professional Leadership
Member, Editorial Board, American Economic Review, 2014-

Associate Editor, Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance Theory, 1993-

Member, External Advisory Board, Department of Economics, University of Illinois.

Representative Publications

"Strategic Information Manipulation in Duopolies," (with L. Mirman and L. Samuelson), Journal of Economic Theory, 62 (1994): 363-384.

"The Value of Information in Efficient Risk Sharing Arrangements," American Economic Review, 91 (2001): 509-524.

"Optimal Insurance with Adverse Selection," (with H. Chade), Theoretical Economics, 7 (2012): 571-607.

"Surplus Maximization and Optimality," American Economic Review, 103, (2013): 2585-2611.



















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ECN 312 - Intermed Microecon Theory
Role of the price system in organizing economic activity under varying degrees of competition.

ECN 712 - Microeconomic Analysis I
Theory of production, consumer demand, resource use, and pricing in a market economy.