Heikki Rantakari

Assistant Professor of Finance and Business Economics

Marshall School of Business
University of Southern California


Rantakari, H. (2014), "A Simple Model of Project Selection with Strategic Communication and Uncertain Preferences," Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, forthcoming

Rantakari, H. (2012),"Employee Initiative and Managerial Control,"American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 4(3), pp. 171-211

Rantakari, H. (2013), "Organizational Design and Environmental Volatility,"Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 29(3), pp. 569-607

Rantakari, H. (2008), "Governing Adaptation," Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 75(4), pp. 1257-1285

Rantakari, H. (2008), “On the Role of Uncertainty in the Risk-Incentives Tradeoff”, The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics (Topics), 8(1)


Working Papers:

The Politics of Compromise (w/ A. Bonatti) (2014)

Conflict Resolution and Organizational Influence (2013)

Project Selection with Strategic Communication and Further Investigations (2013)

The Art of Brevity (w/ R. Alonso) (2013)

Information Acquisition, Resource Allocation and Managerial Incentives (w/ O. Ozbas) (2013)

Uncertainty, Delegation and Incentives (2008)


Notes and Supplements:

A supplement to "Organizational Design and Environmental Volatility"

A supplement to "Employee Initiative and Managerial Control"


Work in Progress:

Relational Authority and Favoritism

Authority of Sanctions and Authority of Expertise: Towards an Equilibrium Model of Authority