John Stovall, Assistant Professor

Department: Economics



Office: 435-L CTB

Phone: 801-422-7539



Before joining the Economics faculty at BYU in 2015, John Stovall was an assistant professor at the University of Warwick in Coventry, UK. John's research interests lie in microeconomic theory, specifically decision theory and social choice. His research explores the behavioral implications of temptation, as well as the fair allocation of resources.


  • Economics from University of Rochester, 2010
  • Economics from University of Rochester, 2006
  • Mathematics from Brigham Young University, 2004

Research Interests

microeconomic theory, decision theory, and social choice

Professional Affiliations

  • Society for Social Choice and Welfare
  • Econometric Society

Recent Publications

  • Stovall, J. (2018). Temptation with Uncertain Normative Preference. Theoretical Economics, 13(1), 145-174.
  • Stovall, J. (2014). Collective Rationality and Monotone Path Division Rules. Journal of Economic Theory, 154, 1-24.
  • Stovall, J. (2014). Asymmetric Parametric Division Rules. Games and Economic Behavior, 84, 87-110.
  • Stovall, J. (2010). Multiple Temptations. Econometrica, 78(1), 349-376.