PhD, University of Rochester, 2010
MA, University of Rochester, 2006
BS, Brigham Young University, 2004
Research and Professional Experience
Before joining the Economics faculty at BYU in 2015, John Stovall was an assistant professor at the University of Warwick in Coventry, UK. John's research interests lie in microeconomic theory, specifically decision theory and social choice. His research explores the behavioral implications of temptation, as well as the fair allocation of resources.
"Temptation with Uncertain Normative Preference," Theoretical Economics 13, (2018), 145-174.
"Collective Rationality and Monotone Path Division Rules," Journal of Economic Theory, 154 (November 2014), 1-24.
"Asymmetric Parametric Division Rules," Games and Economic Behavior, 84 (March 2014), 87-110.
"Multiple Temptations," Econometrica, 78 (January 2010), 349-376.
"Equal Sacrifice Taxation," Games and Economic Behavior, forthcoming.
"Rationalizing Self-defeating Behaviors: Theory and Evidence," October 2019. (With Lars Lefgren and Olga Stoddard)
"Utility in Fair Division", January 2020.