Gaurab Aryal

Gaurab Aryal

Assistant Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Economics
Office location and address
Monroe Hall, Room 255
248 McCormick Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Bachelors of Arts (BA, Honours), Sri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi
Master of Science in Quantitative Economics, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Pennsylvania State University
Auctioning Annuities
Source: University Of Pennsylvania
August 15, 2019 – September 30, 2020
ECON 3010: Intermediate Microeconomics
Credits: 4
Studies the theory of prices and markets; includes an analysis of the forces determining the allocation of economic resources in a market economy. Credit is not given for both ECON 3010 and 3110. Prerequisite: ECON 2010 and one of the following: MATH 1220, MATH 1320, APMA 1110.
ECON 4020: Auction Theory and Practice
Credits: 3
Covers the building blocks of modern auction theory (e.g. First Price versus Second Price, Dutch versus English, Revenue Equivalence, Auctions of Multiple Goods), critically assesses this theory by studying recent auctions in practice (e.g. 3G auctions, milk and timber auctions, eBay versus Amazon), and applies auction theory to other, non-auction, environments (e.g. election races, take-over-bid-wars, duopoly pricing). Prerequisite: ECON 3010 and STAT 2120 or equivalent.
ECON 4195: Empirical Industrial Organization
Credits: 3
Empirical Industrial Organization examines various timely issues related to market structure, firm strategy, and market performance by combining the analysis of data and economic theory to develop and estimate econometric models. Prerequisites: ECON 301, ECON 372
ECON 4999: Distinguished Majors Thesis
Credits: 1–3
Supervised research culminating in the writing of a Distinguished Majors thesis. Restricted to members of the Distinguished Majors Program.
ECON 8180: Industrial Organization II
Credits: 3
Advanced study of selected problems in industrial organization. Prerequisite: ECON 8170 or instructor permission.
ECON 8410: Applied Microeconomics Workshop
Credits: 3
Studies current research in applied microeconomics. Prerequisite: Third-year status or instructor permission.
ECON 9999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of the first reader or prospective first reader.