Antonio Penta

ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE


PhD, University of Pennsylvania

Antonio Penta is ICREA Research Professor at UPF and Affiliated Professor at the Barcelona GSE. Prior to joining UPF and Barcelona GSE, he was Assistant Professor (2010-2016) and then tenured Associate Professor (2016-2018) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He graduated in economics from Bocconi University in 2004, and then obtained a M.A. in 2008 and a Ph.D. in 2010 from the University of Pennsylvania. He is currently an Associate Editor of the Journal of Economic Theory, and Associate Faculty at Toulouse School of Economics.  His research – which has been published in journals such as the American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of Economic Theory, Review of Economic Studies, Theoretical Economics, and others – focuses on game theory, auctions, mechanism design and bounded rationality, and it involves both theoretical and experimental work. 

Awards, Grants, and Honors

Barcelona GSE Working Papers

Larbi Alaoui and Antonio Penta

Cost-Benefit Analysis in Reasoning

Larbi Alaoui and Antonio Penta

Reasoning about Others’ Reasoning