PhD (London School of Economics)
Email: Irwin.Lipnowski@umanitoba.ca Phone: (204) 474-9192 Fax: (204) 474-7681 Mailing Address: Department of Economics
University of Manitoba
503 Fletcher Argue Building
15 Chancellors Circle
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 5V5
Areas of Interest/Specialization
Applied Game Theory
Law and Economics
Selected Refereed Journal Publications
“The Coase Theorem and Coalitional Stability” (with V. Aivazian and J. Callen), Economica 54, 517-20. Reprinted in Richard Posner and Francesco Parisi, Editors, The Coase Theorem, Volume II, Criticisms and Applications, Economic Approaches to Law 37, 207-210, Edward Elgar Publishing House, Cheltenham, U.K., 2013.
"Voluntary Provision of a Pure Public Good as a Game of 'Chicken'" (with S. Maital), Journal of Public Economics 20(3), 381-86.
“The Design of a Tort Law to Control Accidents” (with Y. Shilony), Mathematical Social Sciences 4 (1), 103-15.
“Designing Liability Rules To Influence Driving Accidents” (with Y. Shilony), in Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Israel Economic Association, edited by T. Zusman and M. Felber, Jerusalem, 1983, pp. 219-30.
“An Adaptation of the Community Indifference Curve to Analyse the Mixed Economy,”Canadian Journal of Economics 12 (4), 713-18.
“An Input-Output Analysis of Environmental Preservation,” Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 3 (3), 205-14.
“A Partial Rehabilitation of the Principle of Collective Punishment,” Canadian Journal of Law and Society 8, 121-26.
“A Reply to Professor Brodeur,” Canadian Journal of Law and Society 8 (1), 131-34.
“Enforcement of Highway Weight Regulation: A Game Theoretic Model” (with M. Hildebrand and B. Prentice), Journal of Transportation Research Forum 30 (2), 442-52.
“The Economist's Approach to Assessing Compensation for Accident Victims,” Manitoba Law Journal 9 (3), 319-33.
Intermediate Microeconomics and Its Application (with Walter Nicholson), First Canadian Edition, 2008, Thomson Nelson Publishers, Toronto, xxiv + 640 pp.
Macroeconomic Conflict and Social Institution (with S. Maital), 1985, Ballinger Publishing Company, Cambridge, MA.
Teaching Excellence Award
1999-2000: “In Recognition of Significant Influence and Contributions to the Education of Outstanding Graduate Student.”
1980-81: Lady Davis Post-Doctoral Fellow, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, The Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.
1979-80: Lady Davis Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Economics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel.
December 1982: Visiting Senior Fellow, Department of Economics, Princeton University, Princeton, N.J.
International Rank: FIDE Master
Represented Canada at the World Chess Olympiad in Haifa, Israel in 1976 and at the Pan American Chess Championship, Winnipeg, 1974.
Captain and Coach of the 21 member Canadian team (ages 10-18) at the World Youth Chess Championship, Oropesa del Mar, Spain, 2000.