Assistant Professor of Economics, UCLA
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Los Angeles, CA 90095
Outside Options and the Failure of the Coase Conjecture, with Simon Board, American Economic Review, 104(2), February 2014, pp. 656–671.
Older draft (provides details on search with correlated types).
Stability and Preference Alignment in Matching and Coalition Formation, Econometrica 80(1), January 2012, pp. 323–362.
Related notes: Non-Existence Result for Matching Games with Transfers, Supplement to “Stability and Preference Alignment in Matching and Coalition Formation.”
Dynamic Inconsistency and Self-Control: A Planner-Doer Interpretation, with Roland Bénabou, Economic Letters 77(3), November 2002, pp. 419–424.
Demand Reduction and Inefficiency in Multi-Unit Auctions, with L. Ausubel, P. Cramton, M. Rostek, and M. Weretka, Accepted at the Review of Economic Studies.
Pay-As-Bid: Selling Divisible Goods to Uninformed Bidders, with Kyle Woodward, (Revised November 2014).
For pay-as-bid with informed bidders check Kyle's JMP. If you would like to hire Kyle (highly recommended) check his website.
Efficient Bilateral Trade, with R. Garratt (updated November 2014).
Ordinal Efficiency, Fairness, and Incentives in Large Markets, with Q. Liu, (updated September 2013).
REVISION REQUESTED at the Review of Economic Studies.
Related notes: Ordinal Efficiency, Fairness, and Incentives in Large Multi-Unit-Demand Assignments, Assignment with Multiple-Unit Demands and Responsive Preferences. See the older draft for a small-market characterization of Probabilistic Serial.
Incentive Compatible Allocation and Exchange of Discrete Resources, with U. Unver, (updated February 2014).
Related note: Trading Cycles for School Choice, with U. Unver.
Prices and Efficient Assignments Without Transfers, with A. Miralles. (updated October 2014)
The Cost of Ordinality. (updated June 2014)
Matching with Externalities, with M. B. Yenmez (updated November 2014).
Manipulability of Stable Mechanisms, with P.
Chen, M. Egesdal, and M. B. Yenmez, (updated October 2014).
RESUBMITTED to the Journal of Economic Theory.
Decomposing Random Mechanisms, with U. Unver (updated February 2014).
Quantile Stable Mechanisms, with P. Chen, M. Egesdal, and M. B. Yenmez (updated November 2014).
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, May 2006.
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.