Marek Pycia

Associate Professor of Economics, UCLA

9371 Bunche Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095


Papers       Overview of Research       Teaching        CV

Courses Taught

Undergraduate Courses

Designed Markets, UCLA.

Warren C. Scoville Distinguished Teaching Award, Winter 2014, UCLA.

The highest student course evaluation among UCLA undergraduate economics courses, Spring 2013.

Advanced Industrial Organization, UCLA.

Economics of the Corporation, Penn State.

Organizational Economics, Koźmiński University in Warsaw.

Corporate Finance, Koźmiński University in Warsaw.

Introduction to Finance, Koźmiński University in Warsaw.

Ph.D. Courses

Game Theory, Princeton U.

Market Design (a.k.a. General Equilibrium and Game Theory), UCLA.

Asset Prices, Forecasting, and Learning, UCLA.

Advanced Microtheory (Core Ph.D. Microeconomics Course ), Penn State.

Market Design, Penn State.

Mathematics for Incoming PhD Students in Economics and Management, M.I.T.

Selected Additional Teaching Experience:

Teaching Assistant for M.B.A. Corporate Strategy and Extended Enterprises, M.I.T. Sloan.


Ph.D. Students with whom I worked as an advisor, and their current employment:

Alexei Kushnir, Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business (Assistant Professor)

Paulo Braulio Coutinho, Credit Suisse

Kyle Woodward, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Economics (Assistant Professor)

Ph.D. Students with whom I worked as a committee member or for whom I wrote a job market letter, and their current employment:

Kenneth Mirkin, University of Edinburgh (post-doc)

James Fisher, Ford Motor Co.

Tiago Caruso, Uber

Jen Wen Chang, CSU Fullerton (Assistant Professor)

Gregory Kubitz, NYU Stern (Visiting Assistant Professor)

Simpson Zhang, US Department of Treasury

M.A. Student with whom I worked as an advisor, and her current employment:

Ping-Chao Wu, Asia University in Taiwan

Undergraduate Students with whom I wrote joint papers, and their graduate schools:

Peter Chen, University of Chicago (Ph.D. Student in Finance)

Michael Egesdal, Harvard University (Ph.D. Student in Economics)

See: Manipulability of Stable Mechanisms, with P. Chen, M. Egesdal, and M. B. Yenmez (forthcoming in the American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, May 2016), and Median Stable Matchings in Two-Sided Markets, with P. Chen, M. Egesdal, and M. B. Yenmez (accepted at Games and Economic Behavior).

Peng Wang, Princeton University (Ph.D. Student in Economics)

See: Efficient Trade with Interdependent Values, with P. Wang.