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Ilkka Leppänen

Ilkka Leppänen


Doctor of Technology, Lecturer, Loughborough University School of Business and Economics



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Research topics:

  • Experiments in game theory
  • Industrial organization
  • Modeling social preferences and beliefs
  • Neuroeconomics

Methods and skills:

  • Equilibrium analysis in games
  • Dynamic optimization
  • Statistical methods, hierarchical and mixed models
  • Psychophysiological measurements (EMG and SCR)

Papers

  • Leppänen, I. Partial commitment in an endogenous timing duopoly game with asymmetric and uncertain costs. Manuscript submitted for publication, April 2016
  • Leppänen, I. Consistent conjectures and the evolutionary stability of other regarding preferences. Economics Letters 142, 53--55, 2016. doi:10.1016/j.econlet.2016.03.004
  • Leppänen, I. Evolutionarily stable conjectures and other regarding preferences in duopoly games. Manuscript submitted for publication 2015
  • Leppänen, I., Hämäläinen R.P., Saarinen, E., Viinikainen, M. Inquiry and advocacy in human interactions - A psychophysiological study. Manuscript submitted for publication 2015
  • Leppänen, I., Hämäläinen R.P. Emotions in a repeated Cournot duopoly game: A psychophysiological experiment. Manuscript submitted for publication 2015
  • Hämäläinen R.P., Leppänen, I. Cheap talk and cooperation in Stackelberg games. Central European Journal of Operations Research (to appear) . doi:10.1007/s10100-016-0444-9
  • Renjish Kumar, K.R., Hirvonen, I., Leppänen, I., Kuronen, T., Nurminen, J.K., Salo, A. An Evaluation Model for the End-user Utility of Office Applications. 2005. Proceedings of the Ninth IASTED Conference on Software Engineering and Applications, ACTA Press, November 14-16, Phoenix AZ, USA

Conference presentations

  • I. Leppänen, R.P. Hämäläinen, E. Saarinen, M. Viinikainen: Psychophysiological correlates of inquiry and advocacy in human interactions, 28th European Conference on Operational Research, 4-6 July 2016, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
  • I. Leppänen, R.P. Hämäläinen, E. Saarinen, M. Viinikainen: Psychophysiological correlates of inquiry and advocacy in human interactions, 11th NeuroPsychoEconomics Conference, 17-19 June 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • I. Leppänen and R.P. Hämäläinen: Emotions in a repeated Cournot game: a psychophysiological experiment, 20th Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies, 13-18 July 2014, Barcelona, Spain
  • R.P. Hämäläinen and I. Leppänen: Cheap talk and cooperation in Stackelberg games, 8th Nordic Conference on Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 27-28 September 2013, Stockholm, Sweden

Teaching experience

  • Bachelor's thesis supervision
  • Lecturer 2011, 2014: Mat-2.2148 Dynaaminen optimointi (Dynamic optimization)
  • Teaching Assistant 2011-2013: Mat-2.2107 Sovelletun matematiikan tietokonetyöt (Computer works in applied mathematics)
  • Teaching Assistant 2008-2010: Mat-2.2148 Dynaaminen optimointi (Dynamic optimization)
  • Teaching Assistant 2008, 2010, 2012: Mat-2.4142 Optimointiopin seminaari (Seminar in optimization)

Awards

  • Systems Analysis Laboratory Teacher of the Year, Spring 2013 and Fall 2013 in Mat-2.2107 Sovelletun matematiikan tietokonetyöt (Computer works in applied mathematics)

 

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