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Working Papers

"Sequential Auctions with Informational Externalities and Aversion to Price Risk: Decreasing and Increasing Price Sequences." [download]

"Implementation in Mixed Nash Equilibrium" (with Ludovic Renou). [download]

"Procurement under Default Risk: Auctions or Lotteries?" (with Ottorino Chillemi). [download]

"A Theory of Rational Jurisprudence," (with Scott Baker). [download]


Work in Progress

"Manipulative Disclosure".

"Smooth Ex-post Implementation with Multidimensional Information" (with Sergio Parreiras).

"Information Acquisition and Bargaining " (with Piero Gottardi).



  1. "Intellectual Property Disclosure as ‘Threat’," (with Scott Baker and P.Y. Lee), International Journal of Economic Theory, forthcoming. [download]
  2. "Auctions in which Losers Set the Price " (with Ilia Tsetlin), Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 66, 2009, pp. 855–864. [download]
  3. "Trust-Based Mechanisms for Robust and Efficient Task Allocation in the Presence of Execution Uncertainty" (with S.D. Ramchurn, A. Giovannucci, J.A. Rodriguez, R.K. Dash and N.R. Jennings) Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, 35, 2009, pp. 119-159. [download]
  4. "On the Lowest-Winning-Bid and the Highest-Losing-Bid Auctions " (with Ilia Tsetlin), Journal of Mathematical Economics, Vol. 44, 2008, pp. 1040-48. [download]
  5. "Sequential vs. Single-Round Uniform-Price Auctions" (with Aleksandar Pekeč and Ilia Tsetlin), Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 62, Issue 2, March 2008, pp. 591-609. [download]
  6. "Mechanism Design with Interdependent Valuations: Surplus Extraction, " Economic Theory, Vol. 31, No. 3, June 2007, pp. 473-488. [download]
  7. "Better-reply dynamics and global convergence to Nash equilibrium in aggregative games, " with Martin Dindos, Games and Economic Behavior Vol. 54, Issue 2, February 2006, pp. 261-292. [download]
  8. "Random Belief Equilibrium in Normal Form Games, " with James W. Friedman, Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 51., 2005, pp. 296-323. [download]
  9. "Disclosure as a Strategy in the Patent Race," (with Scott Baker), Journal of Law and Economics, April 2005, Vol. 48, No.1, pp. 173-194. [download]
  10. "Mechanism Design with Interdependent Valuations: Efficiency, " Econometrica, Vol. 72, No. 5, September 2004, pp.1617-1626. [download]
  11. "Equilibrium Reserve Prices in Sequential Ascending Auctions, " with Bernard Caillaud, Journal of Economic Theory, Vol 117, No.1, July 2004, pp.78-95. [download]
  12. "Bounded Rationality, Dynamic Oligopoly, and Conjectural Variations," (with James Friedman), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 49, No. 3, November 2002, pp. 287-306. [download]
  13. "Learning in Games by Random Sampling," (with James Friedman), Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 98, No. 1, May 2001, pp. 55-84. [download]
  14. "Prosecutorial Resources, Plea Bargaining, and the Decision to Go to Trial," (with Scott Baker), The Journal of Law, Economics & Organization, Vol. 17, No. 1, April 2001, pp. 149-167. [download]
  15. "Gathering Information Before Signing a Contract with a Privately Informed Principal," (with Theofanis Tsoulouhas), International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol. 18, No. 4, May 2000, pp.667-689. [download]
  16. "Incentive Auctions and Information Revelation," (with Gary Biglaiser), Rand Journal of Economics, Vol. 31, No.1, Spring 2000, pp.145-164. [download]
  17. "Games with Partially Enforceable Agreements," (with James Friedman), Games and Economic Behavior, Vol. 23, 1998, pp. 176-200. [download]
  18. "Politicians' Decision Making with Reelection Concerns," (with Gary Biglaiser), Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 66. No. 3, December 1997, pp. 425-447. [download]
  19. "Common Agency with Horizontally Differentiated Principals," Rand Journal of Economics, Vol. 28, No. 2, Summer 1997, pp. 323-345. [download]
  20. "Bayesian and Weakly Robust First Best Mechanisms: Characterizations," (with Louis Makowski), Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 64, No. 2, December 1994, pp. 500-519. [download]
  21. "Principals Competing for an Agent in the Presence of Adverse Selection and Moral Hazard," (with Gary Biglaiser), Journal of Economic Theory, Vol.61, No. 2, December 1993, pp. 302-330. [download]
  22. "The Possibility of Efficient Mechanisms for Trading an Indivisible Object," (with Louis Makowski), Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 59, No. 2, April 1993, pp. 451-465. [download]
  23. "Investment, Employment and Wages: A Bargaining Approach," Metroeconomica, Vol. 44, No. 1, February 1993, pp. 79-92. [download]
  24. "Domestic Unionization and Import Competition," (with Elias Dinopoulus), Journal of International Economics, Vol. 31, 1991, pp. 79-100. [download]
  25. "On Walrasian-Nash Equilibria of Bertrandian Market Games," Economic Notes, Vol. 19, 1990, pp. 24-39. [download]
  26. "Paretian Efficiency, Rawlsian Justice and the Nozick Theory of Rights," Social Choice and Welfare, Vol. 4, 1987, pp. 25-37. [download]
  27. "Rawlsian Distributive Justice and Rights," Economics Letters, Vol. 24, 1987, pp. 317-20. [download]
  28. "L'intervento del Governo nella Contrattazione tra le Parti Sociali," Note Economiche, No. 1., 1987, pp. 33-55. [download]
  29. "Libertà Personale e Principio Paretiano Sono Compatibili? Un Dilemma di Teoria delle Scelte Sociali," Economia Politica, Vol. 3, No. 1, April 1986, pp. 61-91. [download]


Book Chapters

  1. "The Role of Beliefs, Knowledge, and Rationality in Non-Cooperative Games," (with James Friedman), in `Essays in Economic Theory, Growth and Labor Markets: A Festschrift in Honor of E. Drandakis,' G. Bitros and Y. Katsoulacos ed., Edward Elgar, 2002, pp. 243-257. [download]