Vitor Farinha Luz
I am an assistant professor in the Vancouver School of Economics at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.
My main research interests are Microeconomic Theory, Mechanism Design and Public Finance.
I’ve obtained my PhD from Yale University in 2014.
You can find more information on my personal page: https://www.vitorfarinhaluz.com/
- Risk Classification in Insurance Markets with Risk and Preference Heterogeneity (with Piero Gottardi and Humberto Moreira), accepted for publication at the Review of Economic Studies
- “Robust Mechanisms: the Curvature Case” (with H. Moreira, V. Carrasco and P. Monteiro), Economic Theory 68.1 (2019): 203-222
- “Optimal Selling Mechanisms under Moment Conditions” (with H. Moreira, V. Carrasco, P. Monteiro, M. Messner and N. Kos), Journal of Economic Theory 177 (2018): 245-279
- “The Private Memory of Aggregate Uncertainty” (with C. da Costa), Review of Economic Dynamics 27 (2018): 169-183
- “Characterization and uniqueness of equilibrium in competitive insurance”, Theoretical Economics 12.3 (2017): 1349-1391
- “Surplus Extraction with Rich Type Spaces” Journal of Economic Theory, 148 (2013), 2749–2762
Work in progress:
- (NEW) Optimal dynamic insurance contracts, working paper
- Arxiv version
- Older version entitled Dynamic Competitive Insurance
- “Signal design and costly entry” – slides
- “Mixed-strategy equilibria with non-exclusive contracts” (with Andrea Attar, Thomas Mariotti and Francois Salanié)
- Constrained inefficiency in the Huggett Model (with Nicolas Werquin)