He goes to University of C. To get his economics PhD. Coffee for tea, Starbucks for SOE. He’s as lost as he can be. I’ve made up a complete plan. Wanna be a sequentially rational man. Trembling hand, perfect Bayesian. I am doing the very best I can. You’ve got private information. Gotta use direct revelation. Cheap talking, discrimination. All together now with no deviation.
I obtained my Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, IL, USA. My main area of research and teaching include microeconomic theory, theory of contracts and organizations, and games and decisions.
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MAKING DECISIONS IN COMMITTEES
Optimal Delay in Committees. (with Ettore Damiano and Wing Suen), Working paper
Delay in Strategic Information Aggregation. (with Ettore Damiano and Wing Suen), Working paper
Optimal Deadlines for Agreements. (with Ettore Damiano and Wing Suen), Theoretical Economics 7, 2012, pp.357-393.
Decision-making in Committees. (with Wing Suen), Canadian Journal of Economics 42(2), May 2009, pp.359-392.
Delegating Decisions to Experts. (with Wing Suen), Journal of Political Economy 112, Part 2, February 2004, pp.S311-335.
Conflicts and Common Interests in Committees. (with Sherwin Rosen and Wing Suen), American Economic Review 91(5), December 2001, pp.1478-1497.
A Theory of Conservatism. Journal of Political Economy 109, June 2001, pp.617-636.
Sincere Voting in Large Elections. (with Ettore Damiano and Wing Suen), Working paper.
Do Irrational Investors Destabilize? Working paper.
Misinformation. (with Wei Li), forthcoming International Economic Review.
Credible Ratings. (with Ettore Damiano and Wing Suen), Theoretical Economics 3, 2008, pp.325-365.
A Signaling Theory of Grade Inflation. (with William Chan and Wing Suen), International Economics Review 48(3), August 2007, pp.1065-1090.
Discriminatory Information Disclosure. (with Xianwen Shi), Working paper.
Information Provision and Price Competition. (with Ettore Damiano), Working paper.
Sequential Screening. (with Pascal Courty), Review of Economic Studies 67, October 2000, pp. 697-717.
Timing of Seasonal Sales. (with Pascal Courty), Journal of Business 72(4), October 1999, pp.545-572.
Optimal Limited Authority for Principal. (with Anton Kolotilin and Wei Li), Working paper.
Suspense: Dynamic Incentives in Sports Contests. (with William Chan and Pascal Courty), Economic Journal 119, 2009, pp.24-46.
Competing for Talents. (with Ettore Damiano and Wing Suen), forthcoming Journal of Economic Theory.
First in Village or Second in Rome. (with Ettore Damiano and Wing Suen), International Economic Review 51, 2010, pp.263-288.
Unraveling of Dynamic Sorting. (with Ettore Damiano and Wing Suen), Review of Economic Studies 72, October 2005, pp.1057-1076.
MATCHING WITH PRIVATION INFORMATION
Competing Matchmaking. (with Ettore Damiano), Journal of the European Economic Association 6(4), 2008, pp.819-844.
Price Discrimination and Efficient Matching. (with Ettore Damiano), Economic Theory 30, February 2007, pp.243-263.
MATCHING WITH INCOMPLETE INFORMATION
Self-fulfilling Early Contracting Rush. (with Wing Suen), International Economics Review 45, February 2004, pp.301-324.
Risk-sharing, Sorting, and Early Contracting. (with Wing Suen), Journal of Political Economy 108(5), October 2000 , pp.1058-1091.
Unraveling in Matching Markets. (with Sherwin Rosen), American Economic Review 88(3), June 1998, pp.371-387.
Hierarchies and Information-Processing Organizations. Review of Economic Design 4(2),July 1999, pp.101-126.
How Complex Are Networks Playing Repeated Games? (with In-Koo Cho), Economic Theory 13(1), January 1999, pp.93-123.