Associate Professor of Economics (without tenure)
Tepper School of Business
Carnegie Mellon University
Tepper Quad, 5228
412 268 6079,


Research Interests

Microeconomics, Market Design, Mechanism Design, Matching, Auctions, Income Taxation


2. Preference Signaling in Matching Markets with Peter Coles and Muriel Niederle, AEJ:Micro, 5(2), 2013, 99-134. Online Appendix (Working paper) (Abstract)
3. Harmful Signaling in Matching Markets, Games and Economic Behavior, 80, 2013, 209-218 (Working paper) (Abstract)
-- recipient of the 2nd prize at European Science Days (2010)
9. On Equilibrium in Monopolistic Competition with Endogenous Labor, with Alexander Tarasov and Robertas Zubrickas, Economics Letters, 201, 109774. (Abstract)

Working Papers

Other Research Contributions

Solutions Manual for Vijay Krishna’s Auction Theory Book (2nd ed.), with Jun Xiao (2009)
Orphans and Children Deprived From Parental Care (2007), with Igor Fedukin and Ekaterina Zhuravskaya, CEFIR working papers (in Russian, available upon request)
Collective Action Problem in Revolutions (2006), Best Student Papers NES (available upon request)