Gossner, Olivier

Professor Olivier Gossner  


Position held

Experience keywords:

bounded rationality; game theory; information economics

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The research concerns the modelling of strategic behaviour, using the tools of game theory. A particular emphasis is put on understanding the behaviour of agents with limited information acquisition and processing abilities.


French [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]; Spanish [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7852 3755



Gossner, Olivier and Steiner, Jakub (2018) On the cost of misperception: general results and behavioural applications Journal of Economic Theory. ISSN 0022-0531 (In Press)

Gossner, Olivier and Kuzmics, Christoph (2018) Preferences under ignorance International Economic Review. ISSN 0020-6598 (In Press)


Cabrales, Antonio and Gossner, Olivier and Serrano, Roberto (2017) A normalized value for information purchases Journal of Economic Theory, 170. 266-288. ISSN 0022-0531


Gossner, Olivier and Hernández, Penélope and Peretz, Ron (2016) The complexity of interacting automata International Journal of Game Theory, 45 (1). 461-496. ISSN 0020-7276


Gossner, Olivier and Schlag, Karl H. (2013) Finite-sample exact tests for linear regressions with bounded dependent variables Journal of Econometrics, 177 (1). 75-84. ISSN 0304-4076

Cabrales, Antonio and Gossner, Olivier and Serrano, Roberto (2013) Entropy and the value of information for investors American Economic Review, 103 (1). 360-377. ISSN 0002-8282


Ekmekci, Mehmet and Gossner, Olivier and Wilson, Andrea (2012) Impermanent types and permanent reputations Journal of Economic Theory, 147 (1). 162-178. ISSN 1095-7235

González-Díaz, Julio and Gossner, Olivier and Rogers, Brian W. (2012) Performing best when it matters most: evidence from professional tennis Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 84 (3). 767-781. ISSN 0167-2681


Gossner, Olivier (2011) Simple bounds on the value of a reputation Econometrica, 79 (5). 1627-1641. ISSN 0012-9682

Gossner, Olivier and Tsakas, Elias (2011) Reasoning-based introspection Theory and Decision, Online. ISSN 0040-5833


Gossner, Olivier and Hörner, Johannes (2010) When is the lowest equilibrium payoff in a repeated game equal to the minmax payoff? Journal of Economic Theory, 145 (1). 63-84. ISSN 1095-7235

Gossner, Olivier (2010) Ability and knowledge Games and Economic Behavior, 69 (1). 95-106. ISSN 0899-8256


Gossner, Olivier and Tomala, Tristan (2009) Repeated games with complete information In: Meyers, Robert A., (ed.) Encyclopedia of Complexity and Systems Science. Springer reference. Springer, New York, USA. ISBN 9780387304403

Gossner, Olivier and Laraki, Rida and Tomala, Tristan (2009) Informationally optimal correlation Mathematical Programming, Series B, 116 (1-2). 147-172. ISSN 0025-5610

Gossner, Olivier and Kalai, Ehud and Weber, Robert (2009) Information independence and common knowledge Econometrica, 77 (4). 1317-1328. ISSN 0012-9682


Gossner, Olivier and Tomala, Tristan (2008) Entropy bounds on Bayesian learning Journal of Mathematical Economics, 44 (1). 24-32. ISSN 0304-4068

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