Dr. Allen Wilhite

Professor Emeritus, Economics Department


Dr. Allen Wilhite’s Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Illinois-Urbana, 1981
  • M.A., Economics, University of Illinois-Urbana, 1978.
  • B.A., Economics, Eastern Illinois University, 1976

Classes Taught

Selected Publications

  • Wilhite A. (2014). “Network structure, games, and agent dynamics.” Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control. Vol. 47: 225-238.
  • Bandyopadhyay, Liu, Mookerjee, and Wilhite (2014). "Dynamic Competition in IT Security: A Differential Games Approach.” Information Systems Frontiers, Vol. 16 (4): 643-661.
  • Wilhite, Burns, Patanayakuni, and Tseng (2013). “Military Supply Chains and Closed-loop Systems,” (2014) International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 52 (7) April: 1926-1939.
  • Wilhite, A. & Fong, E. A. (2012).  Coercive Citation in Academic Publishing.  Science, (Feb. 3) Vol. 335: 542. 
  • Wilhite, A., & Fong, E. A. (2012). Agent-based models and hypothesis testing: An example of innovation and organizational structure. Knowledge Engineering ReviewVol. 27:2, 221–238. & Cambridge University Press, 2012 doi:10.1017/S0269888912000148.  With E.A. Fong. 
  • "Crime, Protection and Incarceration," in Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization , 2008, Vol. 67, No. 2: 481-494.
  • "Economic Activity on Fixed Networks," in the Handbook of Computational Economics: Agent Based Computational Economics ed. by Leigh Tesfatsion and Kenneth Judd. Series eds. Kenneth Arrow and Michael D. Intriligator. (North-Holland: Amsterdam) 2006.
  • "Protection and Social Order," in Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization , 2006, Vol. 64, No. 1: 691-701.
  • "Self-Organizing Production and Exchange" in Computational Economics , 2003, Vol. 21 No. 102: 107-123.
  • "A Model of Two-Party Campaigns in Pluristic Elections with Evidence," in Constitutional Political Economy ed. by R. Mudambi, G. Sobbrio and P. Navarna, with C. Paul (Cambridge University Press: Cambridge) 2001.
  • "Bilateral Trade and 'Small-World' Networks" in Computational Economics , 2001: August, Vol. 18, No.1:49-64.
  • "Rent-seeking, Rent-defending and Rent Dissipation," in Efficient Rent-Seeking: Chronicle of an Intellectual Quagmire , eds. A. Lockard and Gordon Tullock, (Kluwer Academic Publishers: London), 2001, with C. Paul.
  • "Illegal Markets and the Social Costs of Rent-Seeking" in The Economics of Corruption and Illegal Markets ed. by G. Fiorentini and S. Zarnagni, 2000, (Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.: Cheltenham, U.K.) with C. Paul.
  • Market Size, Pricing Strategies and Selling Prices in Housing Markets" in The Business Journal , 1999: Vol. 14: 41-46
  • "Campaign Tactics and the Decision to Attack" in The Journal of Politics , Vol. 60, No. 4, (November) 1998: 1050-1062. with J. Theilmann.
  • "Political Campaign as Rent-Seeking Games: Take the Money and Run," in Public Finance Review , Vol. 25, No.5, (September) 1997: 509-521. with J. Burnett and C. Paul.
  • "On the Economic Case Against Drug Prohibition" in The Journal of Economic Perspectives Vol. 10, N0. 3 (Summer) 1996: 196-198. with C. Paul.
  • "Search Duration of the Unemployed: Geographic Mobility and Selectivity Bias" Review of Regional Research , Vol. 24, No. 2, 1994: 127-142. with E. Goss and C. Paul.
  • "The Influence of Current and Past Alcohol Use on Earnings: Three Approaches to Estimation" The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science , Vol. 29 No. 1 (March) 1993: 9-31. with R. Bryant and V. Samarayanake.
  • "The Effect of Military Service on the Subsequent Civilian Wage of the Post-Vietnam Veteran: The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance , Vol. 33, No. 1, (February) 1993. with R. Bryant.
  • "Rent-seeking, Rent-defending and Rent Dissipation: Public Choice , Vol. 71, No. 1-2 (August) 1991. with C. Paul.
  • "The Prime: More Myth and Reality" The Journal of Commercial Bank Lending , Vol. 73, No. 12, (August), 1991. with S. Forbes.