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Rudy Santore

Santore Associate Professor of Economics and Research Fellow, Corporate Governance Center
Department of Economics
513 Stokely Management Center
Knoxville, TN 37996
Phone: (865) 974-6081

Research and Administrative Work

Professor Santore received his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University in 1998. His research uses microeconomic theory to analyze various economic problems and issues. In general, most of his work is in the areas of industrial organization, public economics, and law and economics. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses, primarily in industrial organization, law and economics, and microeconomic theory.

Selected Publications

"Noxious Facilities, Environmental Damages, and Randomized Siting," forthcoming in Environmental & Resource Economics.
"Stock Option Contract Design and Managerial Fraud," with Martin Tackie, Economics Bulletin, Vol. 33 No. 2 pp. 1283-1289.
"Contingent Fee Caps, Screening, and the Quality of Legal Services," with Stephen Cotten, International Review of Law and Economics, 32 (3), September, 2012, pp. 317-328.
"Managerial Incentives, Fraud, and Monitoring," with David Robison, The Financial Review 46, 2011, pp. 281-311.
"Patent Pools as a Solution to Licensing Complementary Patents? Some Experimental Evidence," with David Bjornstad and Michael McKee, Journal of Law and Economics 53 (1), 2010, pp. 167-184.


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