Gautam Gowrisankaran

Arizona Public Service Professor of Economics
Department of Economics
Eller College of Management
University of Arizona
P.O. Box 210108
Tucson, AZ 85721 USA

Office address:
McClelland Hall 401HH

Address for courier:
1130 E. Helen St.

Phone: +1(520) 621-2529
Fax: +1(520) 621-8450


Vitae (Current February 2019): [Download]

Research statement from November 2005: [Download]

Slides on "The Economics of Accountable Care Organizations," from UC Berkeley conference, November 11, 2011: [Download]

Watch me talk on Arizona Public Media about health economics, November 15, 2013: [Watch video]

Hear me talk on Arizona Public Media about health economics, August 31, 2012: [Listen to audio]


Estimation of Durable Goods Models for Differentiated Products Fall 2010 (Lectures given at the Bureau of Economic Analysis)

Economics 696F (Econometrics of Dynamic Industrial Organization Models for PhD students)

Washington University MEC 400G / 500I Fall 2005 (Economic Issues and the Management of Healthcare for BSBA/MBA students)

Washington University MEC 797 Summer 2005 (Competitive Strategy and Industry Structure for EMBA students)

Washington University MEC 592 Fall 2004 (Competitive Industry Analysis for MBA students)

Yale University Economics 601b Spring 2003 (Graduate Industrial Organization)

Harvard University Economics 2610 Fall 2002 (Graduate Industrial Organization)

University of Minnesota Economics 8205-06 Fall 2000 (Graduate Applied Econometrics)

University of Minnesota Economics 8601 Fall 2000 (Graduate Industrial Organization)

University of Minnesota Economics 8281 Fall 2000 (Graduate Topics in Econometrics)


Working papers (in PDF format)

Published/forthcoming papers (in PDF format)

My Ph.D. Dissertation from 1995 contains a proof of existence of equilibrium for Ericson-Pakes type models

  • "A Dynamic Analysis of Mergers" (Yale University Ph.D. Dissertation - see Ch. 3, p. 183 - 201 for proof of existence) (Nov. 1995) [Download]

  • The original exposition included did not redefine mean scrap value and the Bellman equation (4.1) given random scrap values
    (thanks to Uli Doraszelski and Mark Satterthwaite for pointing this out)
  • Updated version of Ch. 3 of my dissertation (with changes in revision mode - see p. 186, 187, 190 for changes) (Mar. 2010) [Download]

  • Other Publications