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Fountaiin  John

John Fountain

BA (Hons) (British Columbia), PhD (Stanford)
Visiting Adjunct Professor
Strategy and Business Economics Division

Contact Information

Office Henry Angus 351
Email john.fountain@sauder.ubc.ca

Research Interests

  • Managerial Microeconomics
  • Transactions Cost Economics
  • Experimental Economics
  • Brief Elicitation and prediction markets

Course Taught in 2017-2018

  • Managerial Microeconomics (MBA.MM)

Selected Recent Publications

  • Steffen Anderson, John Fountain, Glenn W. Harrison, Arne Risa Hole and E. Elisabet Rutstrom "Estimating subjective probabilities" Journal  of Risk and Uncertainty, July 2014.
  • Steffen Anderson, John Fountain, Glenn W. Harrison, Arne Risa Hole and E. Elisabet Rutstrom "Inferring beliefs as subjectively imprecise probabilities" Theory and Decision, July 2012
  • Fountain, John and Glen W. Harrison "What Do Prediction Markets Predict?" Applied Economics Letters, 2011 (18).
  • Fountain, John "A Production Theory Perspective on Collective Theory" Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1984 
  • Fountain, John. "Consumer Surplus When Preferences are Intransitive: Analysis and Interpretation"  Econometrica, March 1981