Associate Professor Nir Vulkan

Nir Vulkan is a Reader in Business Economics at the Said Business School, University of Oxford. His interests include economics of electronic commerce, economic design, automated trading, automated negotiations, and game theoretical analysis.

Nir Vulkan is a Reader in Business Economics at the Said Business School and a Fellow of Worcester College, Oxford University. Prior to Oxford, he was at the Economics department at Bristol University and has a long-term association with the Centre for Economic Learning and Social Evolution (ELSE) at University College, London.

He holds a BSc in Mathematics and Computer Science, Tel Aviv University, and a PhD in Economics, University College London (UCL).

Research interests

economics, e-commerce, economic design, automated trading, automated negotiations, game theory

Positions held at the OII

  • Research Associate, November 2006 –

Students supervised at the OII

Past students

Current projects

  • OXLab: Oxford eXperimental Laboratory

    Participants: Professor Helen Margetts, Dr Tobias Escher, Dr Nir Vulkan, Dr Scott A. Hale, Ingrid Boxall, Professor Peter John, Lucy Bartlett

    Oxford eXperimental Laboratory is undertaking laboratory-based experiments (eg information-seeking tasks) on networked computers in two disciplines: Economics (interactive decision making) and Political Science (evaluating government information online).

Past projects