Professor Rohan Pitchford

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
ANU College of Business and Economics

Areas of expertise

  • Economic Theory 1401
  • Microeconomic Theory 140104

Research interests

Contract theory and applications to law and economics, sovereign debt, microeconomic foundations of macroeconomics and finance.


Rohan Pitchford received an honours degree in economics at ANU and a PhD at MIT. His first academic position was at the Research School of Social Science at the ANU. He has worked at the University of Sydney and then the University of Queensland and has been an ARC Professorial Fellow.

Researcher's projects

Current projects include

1) Timing games and holdout problems with applications to sovereign debt negotiation

2) Incomplete contracts and debt markets

3) Liability and the internal structure of firms

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