• Phone: 617-353-3631
  • E-Mail:  wsamuels@bu.edu
  • Website: http://management.bu.edu
  • Office: 530
  • Office Hours: By Appointment
  • Address: Boston University Questrom School of Business
    595 Commonwealth Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215
  • Education Open or Close

    Ph D, Harvard University, Economics, 1978.

    BA, Harvard College, Applied Mathematics, 1974.

  • Current CoursesOpen or Close

    GSM EM745 B1 The Competitive Environment

  • PublicationsOpen or Close

    Journal Articles:

      Samuelson, W. F., (1998). Settlements Out of Court: Efficiency and Equity. Group Decision and Negotiation,

      Samuelson, W. F., Lindsey, J., Zeckhauser, R., (1996). Selling Procedures with Private Information and Common Values. Management Science, Hanover, MD.


      Samuelson, W. F., (1995). Computer-Aided Negotiation and Economic Analysis. Negotiation Journal,

      Bodie, Z., Merton, R., Samuelson, W. F., (1992). Labor Supply Flexibility and Portfolio Choice in a Life-Cycle Model. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Amsterdam.


      Samuelson, W. F., (1991). Final-Offer Arbitration Under Incomplete Information. Management Science, Hanover, MD.


      Samuelson, W. F., Zeckhauser, R., (1989). Status Quo Bias and Insurance Markets. The John Liner Review,

      Samuelson, W. F., Johnson, S., Kotlikoff, L., (1988). Consumption, Computation Mistakes, and Fiscal Policy. American Economic Review,

      Samuelson, W. F., Zeckhauser, R., (1988). Status Quo Bias in Decision Making. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty,

      Samuelson, W. F., Hansen, R., (1988). Evolution in Economic Games. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Amsterdam.


      Samuelson, W. F., (1987). Auctions with Contingent Payments. American Economic Review,

      Samuelson, W. F., Rosenthal, L., (1986). Price Movements as Indicators of Tender Success. Journal of Finance, New York, NY.


      Samuelson, W. F., (1986). Bidding for Contracts. Management Science, Hanover, MD.


      Samuelson, W. F., (1985). Dividing Coastal Waters. Journal of Conflict Resolution,

      Samuelson, W. F., (1985). Competitive Bidding with Entry Costs. Economic Letters,

      Samuelson, W. F., (1984). Bargaining under Asymmetric Information. Econometrica,

      Samuelson, W. F., Chatterjee, K., (1983). Bargaining under Incomplete Information. Operations Research, Linthicum, MD.


      Samuelson, W. F., Bazerman, M., (1983). I Won the Auction but Don't Want the Prize. Journal of Conflict Resolution,

      Samuelson, W. F., Riley, J., (1981). Optimal Auctions. American Economic Review,

      Samuelson, W. F., (1980). First-Offer Bargains. Management Science, Hanover, MD.


      Samuelson, W. F., (1980). The Object-Distribution Problem Revisited. Quarterly Journal of Economics, Cambridge, MA.


    Books:

      Samuelson, W. F., Marks, S., (2014). Managerial Economics. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons.


      Chatterjee, K., Samuelson, W. F., (2013). Game Theory and Business Applications. New York, New York: Springer Publishers (International Series in Operations Research and Management Science).


    Book Chapters:

      Samuelson, W. F., Chatterjee, K., (2013). Game Theory and Business Applications, in Introduction to Game Theoretic Models New York: Springer.


      Samuelson, W. F., (2013). Game Theory and Business Applications, in Auctions: Advancing Theory and Practice New York: Springer.


      Samuelson, W. F., (2013). Game Theory and Business Applications, in A Game-Theoretic Approach to Legal Settlements New York: Springer.


      Samuelson, W. F., (1996). Market Entry under Incomplete Information, in R. Keeney, J. Sebenius, and R. Zeckhauser, Wise Choices: Games Decisions, and Negotiations, : Harvard Business School Press, pp 272-297.


      Samuelson, W. F., (1985). A Comment on the Coase Theorem, in A. Roth (Ed.), Game-Theoretic Models of Bargaining, : Cambridge University Press, pp 321-339.


      Samuelson, W. F., (1983). Competitive Bidding for Defense Contracts, in R. Englebrecht-Wiggans et al (Eds.), Auctions, Bidding, and Contracting: Uses and Theory, : New York University Press, pp 389-419.


  • Awards and HonorsOpen or Close

    Executive MBA Teaching Award. (1996).