Juuso Toikka is an Associate Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy at the Wharton School and an Associate Professor of Economics (by courtesy) at the School of Arts and Sciences of the University of Pennsylvania. His research is in the field of microeconomic theory, specifically in game theory, contract theory, and the economics of intellectual property rights. A central theme in Professor Toikka’s work is the focus on the role of information in shaping cooperation and competition in dynamic economic and social situations. His recent research studies team incentive schemes that guarantee good performance in a wide range of settings.
Professor Toikka received his PhD from the Stanford University in 2010. Prior to joining Wharton in 2018, he was first an Assistant Professor and then the Gary Loveman Career Development Associate Professor of Economics at MIT. Toikka has also taught as a visiting professor at Harvard and Yale. He is currently an associate editor at the American Economic Review, Journal of Economic Theory, and Theoretical Economics, and has served in that role at the Journal of the European Economic Association.