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Isa E. Hafalir

Associate Professor of Economics without Indefinite Tenure  

Tepper School of Business
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA

Tel: (412) 268-5456



Curriculum Vitae

Google Scholar page


Efficiency in Coalition Games with Externalities Games and Economic Behavior, 61 (2007), 242-258.


Asymmetric Auctions with Resale (joint with Vijay Krishna), American Economic Review, 98 (2008), 87-112 Web Appendix


Stability of Marriage with Externalities, International Journal of Game Theory, 37 (2008), 353-370.


Revenue and Efficiency Effects of Resale in First-Price Auctions (joint with Vijay Krishna), Journal of Mathematical Economics, 45 (2009), 589-602.


Selling Goods of Unknown Quality: Forward versus Spot Auctions (joint with Hadi Yektas), Review of Economic Design, 15 (2011), 245-256.


A Near Pareto Optimal Auction with Budget Constraints (joint with R. Ravi and Amin Sayedi), Games and Economic Behavior, 74, (2012), 699-708.

An earlier and more comprehensive version is available here


Effective Affirmative Action in School Choice (joint with M. Bumin Yenmez and Muhammed A. Yildirim),  Theoretical Economics, 8, (2013), 325-363.


School Choice with Controlled Choice Constraints: Hard Bounds versus Soft Bounds (joint with Lars Ehlers, M. Bumin Yenmez and Muhammed A. Yildirim), Journal of Economic Theory, 153, (2014), 648-683.


Core Deviation Minimizing Auctions (joint with Hadi Yektas), International Journal of Game Theory, 44, (2015), 367-376. Web Appendix


Auctions versus Negotiated Sale: Evidence from Real Estate Sales (joint with Yueng Leng Chow and Abdullah Yavas), Real Estate Economics, 43, (2015), 432-470.


Welfare Maximizing Assignment of Agents to Hierarchical Positions (joint with Antonio Miralles), Journal of Mathematical Economics, 61, (2015), 253-270.


Matching with Aggregate Externalities (joint with James Fisher), 81, (2016), 1-7, Mathematical Social Sciences.


Expertise in Online Markets (joint with Stelios Despotakis, R. Ravi and Amin Sayedi), forthcoming, Management Science. Online Appendix



Working Papers


College Admissions with Entrance Exams: Centralized versus Decentralized (joint with Rustamdjan Hakimov, Dorothea Kübler and Morimitsu Kurino)

Discriminatory Auctions with Resale (joint with Musab Kurnaz)




Competitive Equilibrium and a Dynamic Auction for Allocation with Priorities (joint with Tayfun Sönmez)

Effects of Advertising and Network Effects on Adaptation of Products (joint with Stelios Despotakis, R. Ravi and Amin Sayedi)




Webpage for Microeconomics 1

Webpage for Game Theory for Economists

Webpage for Auctions and Markets

Webpage for Game Theory and Applications

Webpage for Market Design (PhD)

Webpage for Market Design (MBA)