» Dr. Stephen J. Rassenti
Professor, Director, The Economic Science Institute

Economic Science Institute
Schmid College of Science and Technology
Mathematics and Computer Science
The George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics
Dr. Stephen J. Rassenti
Office Location:
Wilkinson Hall 104
(714) 628-2802
Concordia University, Bachelor of Science
University of Arizona, Master of Science
University of Arizona, Ph.D.

Research Interests:

Economic Systems Design, Experimental Economics, Organizational Design

Recent Publications:

Porter, D., Rassenti, S., Shobe, W., Smith, V., and Winn, A. The Design, Testing and Implementation of Virginia’s NOx Allowance AuctionJournal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 69, pp. 190-200, February, 2009.

Denton, M., Rassenti, S. and Smith, V. Spot Market Mechanism Design and Competitivity Issues in Electric Power. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 44, 2001.

Backerman, S., Denton, M., Rassenti, S. and Smith, V. Market Power in a Deregulated Electrical Industry. Journal of Decision Support Systems, 30(3), 2001.

CV of Stephen Rassenti 

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
"Effectiveness of Group Purchasing Organizations: Experimental Design and Results," with Yom Bui, Lance Clifner, David Porter, Joe Rassenti, Steve Rassenti, Vernon Smith, a report to the Masimo Corporation, March 2013
“Combinatorial Auctions,” with David Munro and David Porter, Oxford Handbook in Managerial Economics, 2012
"Are Under- and Over-reaction the same matter? Experimental evidence." with Shengle Lin,?Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Volume 84, Issue 1, September 2012, 39-61.
“Resource Adequacy, Should Regulators Worry?” with Hernan Bejerano, Lance Clifner, Carl Johnston and Vernon Smith, Review of Network Economics, Volume 11, Issue 4, ISSN (Online) 1446-9022, Dec. 2012
“Combinatorial Auctions,” Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science
“Combinatorial Auctions,” with David Porter, Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science, 2011
“An Experimental Investigation of Resource Adequacy in Singapore under Alternate Wholesale Market Structures,” with Lance Clifner, Domenic Donato, Kevin James and Vernon Smith, Report to the Energy Management Authority of the Government of Singapore, August 2011
“Foreword: Turning on the Lights, 10 Years Later,” with Vernon Smith, 2010 NCPA Whitepaper on Deregulation
“Health Insurance Reform in a Simulated Environment,” with Carl Johnson, April 2009 monograph published by the National Federation of Independent Businesses
“The Design, Testing and Implementation of Virginia’s NOx Allowance Auction,” with William Shobe, Vernon Smith and Abel Winn, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Volume 69, Issue 2, February 2009, Pages 190-200.
“The design of water markets when instream flows have value,” with James J. Murphy, Ariel Dinar, Richard E. Howitt, Stephen J. Rassenti, Vernon L. Smith, Marca Weinberg, Journal of Environmental Management 90 (2009) 1089–1096
“Demand Side Withdrawal in Wholesale Electricity Markets” with Céline Jullien and Abel Winn, Economie et Prévision, “Demande active sur les marchés électriques : une analyse expérimentale de l'efficacité du mécanisme de retrait de capacités demandées,” 1, 2008, No.182, 61-76