University of California, Riverside


Faculty Bio

Amnon Rapoport

Distinguished Professor of Management

Curriculum Vitae , updated 09/2013


Amnon Rapoport has previously served on the faculties of the University of Arizona, the University of Illinois, the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, the University of Michigan, Haifa University, and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has served as head of the Institute of Information and Decision Processing and as dean of the graduate school at Haifa University. Professor Rapoport's research focuses on individual decision making and interactive decision making, as well as bargaining and negotiation, conflict and cooperation, social dilemmas, and behavioral game theory.

Professor Rapoport received his B.A. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and an M.A. and Ph.D. in quantitative psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

He is the author of eight books and more than one hundred published papers and book chapters. His published research has appeared in such journals as ScienceManagement ScienceMarketing ScienceAmerican Economic Review, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision ProcessesJournal of Mathematical Psychology, Experimental EconomicsJournal of Economic PsychologyPsychological SciencePsychological Review, and the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, among others. He serves or has served as associate editor or as a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Mathematical PsychologyExperimental Economics,Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Games and Economic Behavior. He is co-editor of the annual series, Experimental Business Research. Professor Rapoport has received numerous grants from such agencies as the National Science Foundation, the Hong Kong Grants Research Grants Council, United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation, and the United States Air Force.

Recent Scholarship


  • Dinar, A. and Rapoport A. (Eds.) (2013). Analyzing Global Environmental Issues: Theoretical and Experimental Applications and Their Policy Implications. London: Routledge, pp. 257.

Chapters in Books

  • CH-30  Rapoport, A. & Murphy, R. O. (2012). Evolution and breakdown of trust in continuous time. In G. E. Bolton and R. Croson (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Economic Conflict Resolution (pp. 199-215). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • CH-31  Otsubo, H., Rapoport, A., Stein, W. E., & Kim, B. (2013). Behavioral patterns in lowest and highest unique bid auctions. In Ming K. Lim (Ed.), Bidding: Types, Strategies and the Role of Psychology (pp. 39-66). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.
  • CH-32  Dinar, A. & Rapoport, A. (2013). Global and environmental issues: Theoretical applications and policy implications. In A. Dinar and A. Rapoport (Eds.), Analyzing Global Environmental Issues: Theoretical and Experimental Applications and Their Policy Implications (pp. 1-8) London: Routledge.    

Journal Articles

  • Chark, R., Rapoport, A., & Zwick, R. (2011). Experimental comparison of two multi-stage contest designs with asymmetric players. Public Choice, 147, 305-329.
  • Mak, V., Rapoport, A., & Gisches, E. J. (2012).  Competitive dynamic pricing with alternating offers: Theory and experiment.  Games and Economic Behavior, 75, 250-264.
  • Gisches, E. & Rapoport, A. (2012).  Degrading network capacity may improve performance: Information effects in the Braess Paradox. Theory and Decision, 73, 267-293.
  • Mak, V., & Rapoport, A. (2013). The price of anarchy in social dilemmas: Traditional research paradigms and network application. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 120, 142-153.

Forthcoming Articles

  • Seale, D. A., Stein, W. E., & Rapoport, A. (in press). Hold or roll: Reaching the goal in Jeopardy race games. Theory and  Decision.
  • Rapoport, A., Gisches, E. J., & Mak, V. (in press). Distributed decisions in networks: Laboratory study of routing splittable flow. Production and Operation Management.


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Anderson Hall 0226

Course Schedule

Fall 2014:

ANDERSON HALL 021,  W 2:00–3:30 PM





Winter 2015:

ANDERSON HALL 021,  W 2:00–3:30 PM


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Fall 2014:

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