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Sander Heinsalu


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I am a Senior Lecturer in the Australian National University.



When abstinence increases prevalence.

Herding driven by the desire to differ.


Competitive pricing despite search costs when lower price signals quality.

Online Appendix and slides.
Older version with a minimal monetary unit. Its Online Appendix and slides.

Price competition with uncertain quality and cost.

Investing to access an adverse selection market.

Mathematica code.
Older version in which the seller observes the prices before entry.
Older version that allows a small positive costless entry probability.

Investing in trading opportunities in dynamic adverse selection.

Signalling with breakthroughs.

Corrigendum to "Managerial Incentive Problems: A Dynamic Perspective".

Dynamic noisy signalling.

American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 2018.
Online appendix. Slides.

Good signals gone bad: dynamic signalling with switched effort levels.

Journal of Mathematical Economics, 2017.

Universal type structures with unawareness.

Games and Economic Behavior, 2014. Working paper version.

Equivalence of the information structure with unawareness to the logic of awareness.

Journal of Economic Theory, 2012. Working paper version.


Australasian Economic Theory Workshop 2018
Economic Theory seminars 2017-2018


Australian National University

Game theory (econ3152/3153/4453/8053, undergraduate, Honours and Masters course) 2019
Topics in game theory (econ4476/8076, Honours and Masters course) 2018

University of Queensland

Mathematical techniques for economics (econ7150, Masters course) 2015
Microeconomics A (econ6010/8010, Honours and PhD course) 2015


E-mail: sander.heinsalu [at]

Research School of Economics
Australian National University
HW Arndt Building 25a Kingsley St
Acton ACT 2601

Tel: +61 2 612 55180

Orcid: 0000-0003-4136-6175, arXiv: heinsalu_s_1


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