Licun Xue

Academic title(s): 

Associate Professor

Licun Xue
Contact Information
Email address: 
licun.xue [at]

855 Sherbrooke St. W.
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 2T7


PhD, McGill University

Leacock 433
Curriculum vitae: 
Research areas: 
Microeconomic Theory
Selected publications: 

Journal articles

  • “Sharing the Surplus in Games with Externalities within and across Issues”, joint with Effrosyni Diamantoudi, Inés Macho-Stadler, David Pérez-Castrillo, Economic Theory, vol. 60(2), pages 315-343 October 2015.
  • “Decentralized Matching: The Role of Commitment”, joint with Effrosyni Diamantoudi and Eiichi Miyagawa, Games and Economic Behavior, vol. 92, pages 1-17, July 2015
  • “Farsighted free trade networks” (joint with Jin Zhang and Lei Zu), International Journal of Game Theory, Springer, vol. 42(2), pages 375-398, May 2013
  • “Bidding and sequential coalition formation with externalities” (joint with Ling Ling Zhang), International Journal of Game Theory, Springer, vol. 41(1), pages 49-73, February 2012.
  • “Forming Efficient Free Trade Networks: A Sequential Mechanism” (joint with Jin Zhang and Xiaopeng Yin), Review of International Economic, 19(2), pages 402-417, 2011
  • "Merger Profitability under Uncertain Efficiency Gains", joint with Rabah Amir (U. Arizona) and Effrosyni Diamantoudi, International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2009, Vol. 27

Related Links: FEEM Discussion Paper Version

Related Links: CORE Discussion Paper Version

Related Links: CIREQ Working Paper 2005-13

  • "Random Paths to Stability in the Roommate Problem", joint with Effrosyni Diamantoudi (Concordia U.) and Eiichi Miyagawa (Columbia U.), Games and Economic Behavior, 2004
  • "Farsighted Stability in Hedonic Games", joint with Effrosyni Diamantoudi, Social Choice and Welfare, 2003

Related Links: SCW03

  • "Stable Agreements in Infinitely Repeated Games", Mathematical Social Sciences, 2002

Related Links: MSS02

  • "Negotiation Proof Nash Equilibrium", Internaional Journal of Game Theory, 2000

Related Links: IJGT2000

  • "Coalitional Stability under Perfect Foresight", Economic Theory, 1998

Related Links: ET98

  • "Nonemptiness of the Largest Consistent Set", Journal of Economic Theory, 1997

Related Links: JET97

Articles/chapters in books and monographs


  • Biddling, Renegotiation, and Coalition Formation with Externalities
  • “Growth Heterogeneity and International Environmental Agreements in an Infinite Horizon Model”, joint with Lingling Zhang
  • “Multibidding Mechanism and Public Decision Making”
  • "Cartel Stability in a Dynamic Oligopoly", joint with Hassan Benchekroun (McGill U.)

Related Links: CIREQ Working Paper 2005-14

Related Links: An Old Version (check later for revised version)

  • "A Simple Bargaining Solution" [Being revised, available soon]
  • "Credible Renegotiation and Agreements in Repeated Games" [Being revised, available soon]
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