Associate Professor of Economics, UCLA
9371 Bunche Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Papers Overview of Research Teaching CV
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Publications in Economics
Dynamic Inconsistency and Self-Control: A Planner-Doer Interpretation, with Roland Bénabou, Economic Letters 77(3), November 2002, pp. 419–424.
Stability and Preference Alignment in Matching and Coalition Formation, Econometrica 80(1), January 2012, pp. 323–362.
Related notes: Econometrica Online Supplement to “Stability and Preference Alignment in Matching and Coalition Formation.”
Non-Existence Result for Matching Games with Transfers,
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).
Demand Reduction and Inefficiency in Multi-Unit Auctions, with L. Ausubel, P. Cramton, M. Rostek, M. Weretka, Review of Economic Studies 81(4), 2014, pp. 1366-1400.
Decomposing Random Mechanisms, with Utku Unver, Journal of Mathematical Economics 61, August 2015, pp. 21–33.
Manipulability of Stable Mechanisms, with P. Chen, M. Egesdal, and M. B. Yenmez. American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 8(2), May 2016, pp. 202-214.
Median Stable Matchings in Two-Sided Markets, with P. Chen, M. Egesdal, and M. B. Yenmez. Games and Economic Behavior 97, May 2016, pp. 64-69.
Incentive Compatible Allocation and Exchange of Discrete Resources, with U. Unver. Forthcoming in Theoretical Economics.
Supplementary Appendix to “Incentive Compatible Allocation and Exchange of Discrete Resources,” with U. Unver.
See older draft for results on outside options and Lorenz dominance.
Related note: Trading Cycles for School Choice, with U. Unver.
Publications in Mathematics (written while in high-school and college)
‘‘Linear Functional Inequalities,’’ Dissertationes Mathematicae 438 (2006), 1-62.
‘‘A Short Proof of the Regularity of s-Convex Functions,’’ Aequationes Mathematicae 61 (2001), No. 1-2, 128-130.
‘‘A Convolution Inequality,’’ Aequationes 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.
Ordinal Efficiency, Fairness, and Incentives in Large Markets, with Q. Liu.
REVISION REQUESTED at the Review of Economic Studies.
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.
Prices and Efficient Assignments Without Transfers, with A. Miralles.
REVISION REQUESTED at the Journal of Economic Theory.
A Pseudo-Market Approach to Assignment with Priorities, with Y. He, A. Miralles, and J. Yan.
REVISION REQUESTED at the American Economic Journal: Microeconomics.
Large vs. Continuum Assignment Economies, with A. Miralles.
REVISION REQUESTED at Games and Economic Behavior.
Outside Options in Neutral Discrete Resource Allocation, with U. Unver.
REVISION REQUESTED at the Social Choice and Welfare.
Other Working Papers
Efficient Bilateral Trade, with R. Garratt.
Pay-As-Bid: Selling Divisible Goods, with K. Woodward.
Matching with Externalities, with M. B. Yenmez.
Directed Search and the Futility of Cheap Talk, with K. Mirkin.
The Cost of Ordinality.
Obvious Dominance and Random Priority, with P. Troyan.
Swaps on Networks
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.
Arrovian Efficiency in Allocation of Discrete Resources, with U. Unver.
Quantile Stable Mechanisms, with P. Chen, M. Egesdal, and M. B. Yenmez.
Part of this paper has been subsumed by Median Stable Matchings in Two-Sided Markets, with P. Chen, M. Egesdal, and M. B. Yenmez.
Efficient Trade with Interdependent Values, with P. Wang.