Faculty – Roman Sheremeta

Roman Sheremeta - Assistant Professor, Economics
Assistant Professor, Economics
Research Affiliate, Economic Science Institute
Associate Fellow, Purdue University Teaching Academy

roman.sheremeta@case.edu
216.368.4271
Peter B. Lewis Building 269
Office Hours: By Appointment Only

Roman Sheremeta, PhD, is an assistant professor of economics at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University and a research affiliate at the Economic Science Institute. He holds a PhD in Economics from Purdue University and is a recipient of many research and teaching awards, as well as multiple grants, including the National Science Foundation and the Max Planck Institute grants.

Sheremeta is one of the top-rated young economists in the world according to the IDEAS ranking and is listed as a Top Economic Thinker of Ukrainian descent by FORBES. He has been featured in many news and media outlets, including the WALL STREET JOURNAL, FORBES, NBC NEWS, NPR, and SCIENCE DAILY.

His research is in experimental economics and game theory, with applications to behavioral economics, conflict resolution, industrial organization, and public and labor economics. Sheremeta is the author of more than 40 academic papers published in economic, management, psychology and political science journals, including MANAGEMENT SCIENCE, GAMES AND ECONOMIC BEHAVIOR, JOURNAL OF PUBLIC ECONOMICS, JOURNAL OF PEACE RESEARCH, and JOURNAL OF CONFLICT RESOLUTION. According to Google Scholar, his research has been cited over 2,100 times. Currently, Sheremeta serves as an associate editor at the JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC BEHAVIOR AND ORGANIZATION.

Since his appointment at the Weatherhead School of Management in 2013, Sheremeta has taught courses on negotiation, game theory and microeconomics. He received a mentoring award from the Wolstein Society. In 2015, he received the Weatherhead Emerging Impact Award.

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Curriculum Vita

PhD, Purdue University, 2009
MS, Purdue University, 2006
BA, Precarpathian National University, 2004
BA, National Technical University, 2003

Initially Appointed: 2013

Interests and Courses

Research

Experimental and Behavioral Economics, Conflict and Conflict Resolution, Game Theory, Industrial Organization, Public Economics, Labor Economics

Teaching

Experimental and Behavioral Economics, Games and Economic Behavior, Game Theory, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, Principle of Microeconomics, Intermediate Microeconomics

Recent Courses and Syllabi

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Selected Publications


Presentations

  • Sheremeta, R. Economics Seminar, "Behavior in Competition", University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN. (2016).
  • Sheremeta, R. Economics and Biology of Contests Conference, "Explaining Behavior in Contests", QUT, Brisbane, Australia. (2016).
  • Sheremeta, R. Economics Seminar, "Impulsive Behavior in Competition: Testing Theories of Overbidding in Rent-Seeking Contests", Melbourne, Australia, (2016).
  • Sheremeta, R. Economics Seminar, "Incentivizing Quantity and Quality of Output: An Experimental Investigation of the Quantity-Quality Trade-off", UTS, Sydney, Australia, (2016).
  • Sheremeta, R. Economics Seminar, "Status and the Demand for Visible Goods: Experimental Evidence on Conspicuous Consumption ", University of Pittsburgh, (2015).
  • Sheremeta, R. North American ESA Conference, "Impulsive Behavior in Competition", University of Taxes - Dallas, (2015).
  • Sheremeta, R. Workshop in Honor of John Van Huyck, "Asymmetric and Endogenous Within-Group Communication in Competitive Coordination Games", Southern Methodist University, (2015).
  • Sheremeta, R. National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis, "Behavior in Group Contests", Evolution and Warfare Conference, (2015).
  • Sheremeta, R. Science of Philanthropy Initiative, "The Impact of Taxes and Wasteful Government Spending on Giving", University of Chicago, (2015).
  • Sheremeta, R. Summer Institute on Field Experiments, "How to Increase Giving", University of Chicago, (2015).
  • Sheremeta, R. Economics Seminar, "Behavior in Contests", University of Munich, (2015).
  • Sheremeta, R. Economics Seminar, "Behavior in Contests", University of Innsbruck, (2015).
  • Sheremeta, R. Economics Seminar, "Behavior in Contests", University Konstanz, (2015).
  • Sheremeta, R. SBEE Seminar, "Status and the Demand for Visible Goods: Experimental Evidence on Conspicuous Consumption ", University of Michigan, (2015).
  • Sheremeta, R. Career Workshop, "Salary Negotiation", Case Western Reserve University, (2015).
  • Sheremeta, R. Economics Seminar, "Explaining Overbidding in Contests", Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH. (2014).
  • Sheremeta, R. SPI Annual Conference, "How to Recognize Donors to Increase Charitable Giving", SPI, Chicago, IL. (2014).
  • Sheremeta, R. Women in Business, "Negotiation and Gender", CWRU, Cleveland, OH. (2014).
  • Sheremeta, R. Department Seminar, "Explaining Overbidding in Contests", CWRU, Cleveland, OH. (2014).
  • Sheremeta, R. IFREE Lecture, "Behavior in Contests", Chapman University, Orange, CA. (2014).
  • Sheremeta, R. North American ESA Conference, "Divided Loyalists or Conditional Cooperators? Creating Consensus About Cooperation in Multiple Simultaneous Social Dilemmas", ESA, Fort Lauderdale, FL. (2014).
  • Sheremeta, R. Economics Seminar, "Explaining Overbidding in Contests", Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH. (2014).
  • Sheremeta, R. Economics Seminar, "Promoting Group Cooperation", Cleveland Fed Reserve, Cleveland, OH. (2014).
  • Sheremeta, R. Economics Seminar, "Behavior in Contests", Erasmus U, Rotterdam, Netherlands. (2014).
  • Sheremeta, R. Economics Seminar, "Behavior in Contests", U Bonn, Bonn, Germany. (2014).
  • Sheremeta, R. Career Workshop, "Salary Negotiation", CWRU, (2014).
  • Sheremeta, R. Global Ethical Leaders Society, "Ukrainian Conflict", CWRU, (2014).
  • Sheremeta, R. Research Seminar, "Behavior in Contests", Kent State U, (2014).
  • Sheremeta, R. (Presenter & Author) AEA Meetings, "Principal-Agent Settings with Random Shocks", CWRU, (2014).
  • Sheremeta, R. Economics Seminar, "Commitment Problems in Conflict Resolution", Florida State University, (2013).
  • Sheremeta, R. Economics Seminar, "Commitment Problems in Conflict Resolution", U East Anglia, (2013).
  • Sheremeta, R. North American ESA Conference, "Commitment Problems in Conflict Resolution", Case Western Reserve University, (2013).
  • Sheremeta, R. Research Seminar, "Behavior in Contests", U Exeter, (2013).
  • Sheremeta, R. Research Seminar, "Behavior in Contests", U Wisconsin, (2013).
  • Sheremeta, R. Research Seminar, "Behavior in Contests", U Michigan, (2013).
  • Sheremeta, R. Economics Seminar, "Behavior in Contests", Case Western Reserve University, (2013).
  • Sheremeta, R. Economics Seminar, "Behavior in Contests", Claremont Graduate U, (2013).
  • Sheremeta, R. Southwest Economic Theory Conference, "When Parity Promotes Peace: Resolving Conflict Between Asymmetric Agents", Chapman University, (2013).
  • Sheremeta, R. Tournaments, Contests and Relative Performance, "When Parity Promotes Peace: Resolving Conflict Between Asymmetric Agents", UC Merced, (2013).
  • Sheremeta, R. Research Seminar, "Communication and efficiency in competitive coordination games", U Iowa, (2013).
  • Sheremeta, R. Research Seminar, "Communication and efficiency in competitive coordination games", Penn State U, (2013).
  • Sheremeta, R. Economics Seminar, "Communication and efficiency in competitive coordination games", Texas A&M, (2013).
  • Sheremeta, R. Economics Seminar, "Principal-Agent Settings with Random Shocks", Case Western Reserve University, (2013).
  • Sheremeta, R. IFREE Workshop in Experimental Economics, "Behavior in Contests", Chapman University, (2013).
  • Sheremeta, R. Research Seminar, "Communication and efficiency in competitive coordination games", UT Dallas, (2013).

Academic and Professional Activities

  • Econometric Society. 2012 - Present
  • European Economic Association. 2010 - Present
  • Western Economic Association International. 2010 - Present
  • American Economic Association. 2009 - Present
  • Economic Science Association. 2008 - Present
  • Editor, Associate Editor, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2013 - Present

Awards

  • Outstanding Reviewer, Elsevier. (2015).
  • Top Economic Thinkers, Forbes . (2015).
  • Emerging Impact Award, Weatherhead School of Management. (2015).
  • Recognition for Mentorship, Wolstein Society. (2015).
  • Top Economic Thinkers, Forbes Ukraine. (2014).
  • Top Economic Thinkers, Forbes Ukraine. (2014).
  • Certificate of Teaching Recognition , Alpha Kappa Psi. (2012).
  • Best Paper by a Young Researcher Award , the John Dickhaut Conference. (2012).
  • Outstanding Instruction Professor, Chapman University. (2011).
  • Associate Fellow , Purdue University Teaching Academy. (2009).
  • Award for Distinguished Teaching, Krannert School of Management . (2009).
  • Doctoral Student Service Award, Krannert School of Management. (2008).
  • Graduate Student Award for Outstanding Teaching, Purdue University. (2008).
  • Graduate Teacher Certificate, Purdue University. (2008).
  • Robert W. Johnson Award for Distinguished Research Proposal, Purdue University. (2007).
  • Award for Distinguished Teaching, Krannert School of Management . (2007).
  • Recognition for Teaching Excellence, Krannert School of Management . (2007).
  • Award for Distinguished Teaching, Krannert School of Management . (2006).
  • Recognition for Teaching Excellence, Krannert School of Management . (2006).
  • Recognition for Teaching Excellence, Krannert School of Management . (2004).
  • Award for Outstanding Research, National Technical University. (2003).