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    Corchon, Luis C.

    Born in Madrid (1949). He graduated in economics in Complutense University of Madrid and obtained a Ph.D. from London School of Economics. He has worked in the following universities, Complutense, Alicante, Pompeu Fabra and Carlos III where he is full professor since 1998 and where he was chairman in 2004-7. He has been a visiting scholar in the universities of Rochester, Harvard, Stanford, NYU, Cambridge (GB) and Northwestern.
    His research has focussed in three topics. Competition among few firms and the welfare losses caused by this kind of competition, the design of resource allocation mechanisms alternative to the market with special emphasis in the case in which the planner cannot commit to a mechanism and the theory of contests, specially on how to incentivize peace in the shadow of a war.

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