Assistant Professor of Economics, UCLA
9371 Bunche Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Stability and Preference Alignment in Matching and Coalition Formation, Econometrica 80(1), 323-362 (January 2012).
Earlier versions – Many-to-One Matching with Complementarities and Peer Effects, Many-to-One Matching without Substitutability (MIT IPC Working Paper 2005/08), Bargaining and Coalition Formation – available upon request.
Related notes: Non-Existence Result for Matching Games with Transfers, Supplement to “Stability and Preference Alignment in Matching and Coalition Formation.”
Outside Options and the Failure of the Coase Conjecture, with Simon Board, American Economic Review, 104(2), 656–671 (February 2014).
Older draft (provides details on search with correlated types).
Demand Reduction and Inefficiency in Multi-Unit Auctions, with Larry Ausubel, Peter Cramton, Marzena Rostek, and Marek Weretka (conditionally accepted by the Review of Economic Studies).
Incentive Compatible Allocation and Exchange of Discrete Resources, with Utku Unver (Revision resubmitted to Econometrica).
Related note: Trading Cycles for School Choice, with Utku Unver (extends Trading Cycles to environments with object copies).
Ordinal Efficiency, Fairness, and Incentives in Large Markets, with Qingmin Liu.
Related notes: Ordinal Efficiency, Fairness, and Incentives in Large Multi-Unit-Demand Assignments (extends the results of the main paper to multiple-unit demands), Assignment with Multiple-Unit Demands and Responsive Preferences (introduces the framework of multiple-unit allocation with responsive preferences). See the older draft for a small-market characterization of Probabilistic Serial.
Related paper: Decomposing Random Mechanisms, with Utku Unver.
Pay-As-Bid: Selling Divisible Goods to Informed Bidders, with Kyle Woodward.
Matching with Externalities, with M. Bumin Yenmez.
Ranking by Manipulability and Quantile Stable Mechanisms, with Peter Chen, Michael Egesdal, and M. Bumin Yenmez.
Dynamic Inconsistency and Self-Control: A Planner-Doer Interpretation, with Roland Bénabou, Economic Letters 77(3), 419-424 (November 2002).
Stochastic vs Deterministic Mechanisms in Multidimensional Screening, my M.Phil. (DEEQA) thesis Generic Optimality of Stochastic Mechanisms in Multidimensional Screening, with some later additions and edits.
Refereed Publications in Mathematics (from my college and high-school days)
‘‘Linear Functional Inequalities,’’ Dissertationes Mathematicae 438 (2006), 1-62.
‘‘A Short Proof of the Regularity of s-Convex Functions,’’ Aeaquationes Mathematicae 61 (2001), No. 1-2, 128-130.
‘‘A Convolution Inequality,’’ Aeaquationes Mathematicae 57 (1999), No. 2-3, 185-200.
‘‘Positive Homogeneous Functionals Related to Lp-Norms,’’ with J. Matkowski, Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications 200 (1996), 245-253.
‘‘On the Volume of Convex Hulls of Sets on Spheres,’’ with R. Latała, Geometriae Dedicata 63 (1996), 153-157.
‘‘A Proof of a Conjecture of Bobkov and Houdré,’’ with S. Kwapień i W. Schachermayer, Electronic Communications in Probability 1 (1996), paper 2.
‘‘On (α,a)-Convex Functions,’’ with J. Matkowski, Archiv der Mathematik 64 (1995), 132-138.
‘‘Convex-like Inequality, Homogeneity and a Characterization of Lp-Norm,’’ with J. Matkowski, Annales Polonici Mathematici 60 (1995), 221-230.
‘‘On a General Solution of Finite Order Difference Equations with Constant Coefficients,’’ Archivum Mathematicum 28 (1992), 237-240.