Amanda Y. Friedenberg

Professor of Economics


Ph.D. in Political Economy and Government, Harvard University, 2003

Areas of Expertise

  • Microeconomics
  • Game Theory
  • Political Economy


ECON 501B Microeconomic Theory
ECON 437 The Economics of Politics and Policymaking

Recent Research

  • "Bargaining Under Strategic Uncertainty"
  • "Is Bounded Rationality Driven by Limited Ability?," with Willemien Kets and Terri Kneeland
  • "How Many Levels do Players Reason? An Observational Challenge and Solution," with Adam Brandenburger and Alex Danieli
  • "Learning About Voter Rationality," with Scott Ashworth and Ethan Bueno de Mesquita, American Journal of Political Science, January 2008, 61, 1, 37-54. 
  • "Accountability and Information in Elections,"  with Scott Ashworth and Ethan Bueno de Mesquita, American Economic Journal: Microeconomics. May 2007.

Other Selected Publications

  • "The Context of the Game," with Martin Meier, Economic Theory, February 2017. 63, 2, 347-386.
  • "Lexicographic Beliefs and Assumption," with Eddie Dekel and Marciano Siniscalchi, Journal of Economic TheoryMay 2016. 
  • "Forward Induction Reasoning Revisited," with Pierpaolo Battigalli,Theoretical Economics, January 2012, 7, 57-98.
  • "Admissibility in Games," with Adam Brandenburger and H. Jerome Keisler, Econometrica, March 2008, Vol. 76, No. 2, 307–352.
  • "Intrinsic Correlation in Games," with Adam Brandenburger, Journal of Economic Theory, July 2008, Vol. 141, No. 1, 26-67.