Publications


Other publications including invited surveys, comments, and publications in proceedings are here.


Papers deposited at this website (PDF or ePrint) and at working paper archives (denoted as WP) are downloadable freely without the need for an account. Journal links to papers could be behind a paywall unless otherwise noted, in which case the final draft version is also provided with a downloadable link next to the journal link.


  • “Designing Practical and Fair Sequential Team Contests: The Case of Penalty Shootouts” (with Nejat Anbarci and Ching-Jen Sun) Games and Economic Behavior, forthcoming [ Latest Draft (April 2021): WP ] [ Older Draft (Feb. 2018): WP ]
  • “Categorized Priority Systems: A New Tool for Fairly Allocating Scarce Medical Resources in the Face of Profound Social Inequities,” (with Tayfun Sönmez, Parag A. Pathak, Govind Persad, Robert D. Truog, Douglas White)  CHEST, (March 2021) 159(3): 1294-1299 [ Journal | ePrint ]
  • “Covid-19: How To Prioritize Worse-off Populations in Allocating Safe and Effective Vaccines,” (with Harald SchmidtParag A. PathakTayfun Sönmez) The British Medical Journal, (October 2020) 371:m3795 [ Journal | ePrint ]
  • “Incentivized Kidney Exchange,” (with Tayfun Sönmez and M. Bumin Yenmez) American Economic Review, (July 2020) 110(7): 2198-2224 [ ePrint | Online App. | Data Set ] [ Slides ] [ First draft (Jan. 2015) (with Tayfun Sönmez): WP ]
  • “Efficient and Incentive-Compatible Liver Exchange,” (with Haluk Ergin and Tayfun Sönmez) Econometrica, (May 2020) 88(3): 965–1005 [ ePrint | Online App. ] [ Slides ] [ Older draft including two-size mechanism: WP ]
  • “Two-Sided Matching via Balanced Exchange,” (with Umut Mert DurJournal of Political Economy, (June 2019) 127(3): 1156-1177 [ ePrint | Online App. ] [ WP ] [ Slides ]
  • “How (Not) to Integrate Blood Subtyping Technology to Kidney Exchange,” (with Tayfun Sönmez and Özgür YilmazJournal of Economic Theory, (July 2018) 176: 193-231 [ Journal | WP ]
  • “Dual-Donor Organ Exchange,” (with  Haluk Ergin and Tayfun Sönmez) Econometrica, (September 2017) 85(5): 1645-1671 [ ePrint | Online Appendix | Simulation Files ] [ Slides ] [ Older draft (Nov. 2015) “Lung Exchange”: PDF | Presentation ]
  • “Incentive Compatible Allocation and Exchange of Discrete Resources,” (with Marek PyciaTheoretical Economics, (January 2017) 12(1): 287–329 [ Open Access ] [ Older drafts (May 2015): WP | (Feb. 2014): WP | (Nov. 2011): PDF ]
    • Related: “Trading Cycles for School Choice” (with Marek Pycia) [ WP ]
  • “The Pennsylvania Adoption Exchange Improves Its Matching Process,” (with Vincent SlaughMustafa AkanOnur KestenINFORMS Journal on Applied Analytics, (March/April 2016) 46(2): 133-153 [ Journal | WP ]
  • “Decomposing Random Mechanisms,” (with Marek Pycia) Journal of Mathematical Economics, (December 2015) 61: 21-33 [ Journal | WP ]
  • “A Theory of School-Choice Lotteries,” (with Onur Kesten) Theoretical Economics, (May 2015) 10: 543-595 [ Open Access ] [ Slides ]
  • “Kidney Exchange and the Alliance for Paired Donation: Operations Research Changes the Way Kidneys are Transplanted,” (with Ross Anderson, Itai Ashlagi, David Gamarnik, Michael Rees, Alvin E. Roth, Tayfun Sönmez) INFORMS Journal on Applied Analytics, (Jan/Feb 2015) 45(1):24-42 [ Journal ]
  • “Altruistically Unbalanced Kidney Exchange,” (with Tayfun Sönmez) Journal of Economic Theory, (July 2014) 152: 105-129 [ Journal | WP ]
    • Related: “Transplant Center Incentives in Kidney Exchange,” (with Alvin E. Roth and Tayfun Sönmez) unpublished mimeo, (March 2005) [ PDF ]
  • “The `Boston’ School-Choice Mechanism: An Axiomatic Approach,” (with Fuhito KojimaEconomic Theory, (April 2014) 55(3): 515-544 [ Journal | WP ]
  • “Two Axiomatic Approaches to the Probabilistic Serial Mechanism,” (with Tadashi HashimotoDaisuke Hirata, Onur Kesten, Morimitsu KurinoTheoretical Economics, (February 2014) 9: 253-277 [ Open Access ]
    • Related: “On Characterizations of the Probabilistic Serial Mechanism Involving Incentive and Invariance Properties,” (with Onur Kesten and Morimitsu Kurino) Mathematical Social Sciences, in honor of Herve Moulin, (November 2017) 90: 56-62 [ Journal ]
    • Related: These papers are partially based on: “Fair and Efficient Assignment via The Probabilistic Serial Mechanism” (with Onur Kesten and Morimitsu Kurino) [ WP ]
  • “Unraveling Results from Comparable Demand and Supply: An Experimental Investigation,” (with Alvin E. Roth and Muriel NiederleGames, Special Issue in Matching, (2013) 4(2): 243-282 [ Open Access ]
  • “House Allocation with Existing Tenants: A Characterization,” (with Tayfun Sönmez) Games and Economic Behavior, (July 2010) 69(2): 425-445 [ Journal | WP ] [ First Draft (Feb. 2006) “Kidney Exchange with Good Samaritan Donors: A Characterization”: WP ]
  • “Course Bidding at Business Schools,” (with Tayfun Sönmez) International Economic Review, (February 2010) 51 (1) 99–123 [ Journal | WP ] [ First Draft (2003): WP ]
  • “Dynamic Kidney Exchange,” Review of Economic Studies, (January 2010) 77 (1): 372-414 [ ePrint | WP ]
  • “Ideology and Existence of 50%-Majority Equilibria in Multidimensional Spatial Voting Models,” (with Herve CresJournal of Theoretical Politics (2010) 22: 431-444 [ Journal | WP ]
    • Related: “Toward a 50%-Majority Equilibrium When Voters are Symmetrically Distributed,” (with Herve Cres) Mathematical Social Sciences, in honor of Herve Moulin, (November 2017) 90: 145-149 [ Journal ]
  • “A Non-simultaneous Extended Altruistic Donor Chain,” (with Michael Rees et al.) The New England Journal of Medicine, (March 2009) 360 (11): 1096-1101 [ ePrint ]
  • “Internet Auctions with Artificial Adaptive Agents: A Study on Market Design,” (with John Duffy) Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, (August 2008) 67 (2): 394-417 [ Journal | WP ]
  • “Improving the Efficiency of Course Bidding at Business Schools: Field and Laboratory Studies,” (with Aradhna Krishna) Marketing Science, (March/April 2008) 27: 262-282 [ Journal | Online App. ] [ WP ]
  • “Random Paths to Pairwise Stability in Many-to-Many Matching Problems: A Study on Market Equilibration,” (with Fuhito Kojima) International Journal of Game Theory, in Honor of David Gale‘s 85’th birthday, (March 2008) 36(3-4): 473-488 [ Journal | WP ]
  • “Unraveling Yields Inefficient Matching: Evidence from Post-Season College Football Bowls,” (with Guillaume Frechette and Alvin E. Roth) RAND Journal of Economics, (Winter 2007) 38(4): 967-982 [ Journal | Online App. ] [ WP ]
  • “Efficient Kidney Exchange: Coincidence of Wants in Markets with Compatibility-Based Preferences,” (with Tayfun Sönmez and Alvin E. Roth) American Economic Review, (June 2007) 97(3): 828-851 [ ePrint | Online App. | Simulation Files ] [ WP ]
    • National Science Foundation’s press release about Kidney Exchange
  • “Equilibrium Selection and the Role of Information in Repeated Matching Markets,” (with Ernan HaruvyEconomics Letters, (February 2007) 94: 284-289 [ Journal | PDF ]
  • “Utilizing List Exchange and Non-directed Donation through “Chain” Paired Kidney Donations,” (with Alvin E. Roth, Tayfun Sönmez, Francis L. Delmonico and Susan L. SaidmanAmerican Journal of Transplantation, (November 2006) 6: 2694-2705 [ ePrint ]
  • “Increasing the Opportunity of Live Kidney Donation By Matching for Two and Three-Way Exchanges,” (with Susan L. Saidman, Alvin E. Roth, Tayfun Sönmez, and Francis L. Delmonico) Transplantation, (2006) 81: 773–782  [ Journal ]
  • “Games of Capacity Manipulation in Hospital-Intern Markets,” (with Hideo KonishiSocial Choice and Welfare, (August 2006) 27: 3-24 [ Journal | WP ]
  • “Credible Group Stability in Many-to-Many Matching Problems,” (with Hideo Konishi) Journal of Economic Theory, (July 2006) 129: 57-80 [ Journal | WP ]
  • “Asset Price Bubbles and Crashes with Near-Zero-Intelligence Traders,” (with John DuffyEconomic Theory, (April 2006) 27: 537-563 [ Journal | WP ]
  • “The Dynamics of Law Clerk Matching: An Experimental and Computational Investigation of Proposals for Reform of the Market,” (with Ernan Haruvy and Alvin E. Roth) Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, (March 2006) 30: 457-486 [ Journal | Experiment Instructions ] [ WP ]
  • “Pairwise Kidney Exchange,” (with Alvin E. Roth and Tayfun Sönmez) Journal of Economic Theory, (December 2005) 125: 151-188 [ Journal | WP ] [ First draft (2004): NBER ]
  • “House Allocation with Existing Tenants: An Equivalence,” (with Tayfun Sönmez) Games and Economic Behavior, (July 2005) 52: 153-185 [ Journal | WP ]
  • “On the Survival of Some Unstable Two-Sided Matching Mechanisms,” International Journal of Game Theory, (June 2005) 33: 239-254 [ Journal | Experiment Data | Online App. ] [ WP ]
  • “Kidney Exchange,” (with Alvin E. Roth and Tayfun Sönmez) Quarterly Journal of Economics, (May 2004) 119: 457-488 [ ePrint ]
  • “Room Assignment-Rent Division: A Market Approach,” (with Atila Abdulkadiroglu and Tayfun Sönmez) Social Choice and Welfare, (June 2004) 22: 515-538 [ Journal | WP ]
    • Related: “Market Mechanisms for Fair Allocation of Indivisible Objects and Money” [ PDF ]
  • “On Determination of Optimal Reserve Prices in Auctions with Common Knowledge about the Ranking of Valuations,” (with Alexander Elbittar) In Murat R. Sertel and Semih Koray (Eds.): Advances in Economic Design, Springer, (2003) 79-94 [ PDF ]
  • “Backward Unraveling over Time: The Evolution of Strategic Behavior in the Entry-Level British Medical Labor Markets,” Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, (June 2001) 25: 1039-1080 [ Journal | WP ]

Surveys, Comments, Publications in Proceedings

(Non-refereed ones are denoted)

  • “Abstract for Blood Allocation with Replacement Donors: A Theory of Multi-unit Exchange with Compatibility-based Preferences” (with Xiang Han and Onur Kesten), EC ’21: Proceedings of the 22nd ACM Conference on Economics and Computation (2021) 585-586. [ Proceeding ]
  • “Abstract for Fair Allocation of Vaccines, Ventilators and Antiviral Treatments: Leaving No Ethical Value Behind in Health Care Rationing” (with Parag A. Pathak, Tayfun Sönmez, M. Bumin Yenmez)” EC ’21: Proceedings of the 22nd ACM Conference on Economics and Computation, (2021) 785-786 [ Proceeding ]
  • “Improving Ventilator Rationing Through Collaboration With Experts on Resource Allocation.” (with Parag A. Pathak and Tayfun Sönmez) JAMA Network Open, (2020) 3(6):e2012838. (Invited, non refereed) [ Journal | ePrint ]
  • “Leverbytesprogram – framtid för Sverige?” (Liver Exchange – A future for Sweden?) (with Tommy Andersson and Tayfun Sönmez) Läkartidningen (The Journal of the Swedish Medical Association), 115, E9YL. (Non-refereed) [ Journal ]
  • “Market Design for Living-Donor Organ Exchanges: An Economic Policy Perspective,” (with Tayfun Sönmez). Oxford Review of Economic Policy, (November 2017) 33(4):676-704. (Invited) [ Journal | WP ]
  • “Market Design for Kidney Exchange,” (with Tayfun Sönmez). In Z. Neeman, A.E. Roth, N. Vulkan (Eds.): The Handbook of Market Design, Oxford University Press, (October 2013) 93-137. (Invited, refereed) [ PDF ]
    • Related: “New Sources in Living Kidney Donation,” (with Ruthanne Hanto, Alvin E. Roth, and Francis Delmonico). In D. B. McKay and S. M. Steinberg (Eds.): Kidney Transplantation: A Guide to the Care of Kidney Transplant Recipients, Springer (2010) 103-107. (Invited, non-refereed)
  • “Matching, Allocation, and Exchange of Discrete Resources,” (with Tayfun Sönmez). In J. Benhabib, A. Bisin, and M. Jackson (Eds.): Handbook of Social Economics, North-Holland, (2011) Vol. 1A: 781-852. (Invited, non-refereed) [ WP ]
  • “A Kidney Exchange Clearinghouse in New England,” (with Alvin E. Roth and Tayfun Sönmez) American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings (renamed as AEA: Papers and Proceedings), (May 2005) 95(2): 376-380. (Session selected, paper non-refereed) [ ePrint ]
    • Related: “Kidney Paired Donation with Compatible Pairs,” (with Alvin E. Roth and Tayfun Sönmez) American Journal of Transplantation, (2007) 7: 1 (Non-refereed, reply)

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