Research

If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it? — Albert Einstein

Working papers

  1. EPIC fail: How below-bid pricing mackfires in multiunit auctions (with Sanna Laksa and Daniel Marszalec), 2018.
  2. Targeted carbon tax reforms (with Maia King and Bassel Tarbush), conditionally accepted, 2019.
  3. Placement optimization in refugee resettlement, (with Narges Ahani,  Tommy Andersson, Alessandro Martinello, and Andrew C. Trapp), 2018.
  4. Trading networks with bilateral contracts (with Tamas Fleiner, Zsuzsanna Janko, and Akihisa Tamura), revise and resubmit, 2018.
  5. Complexity of stability in trading networks (with Tamas Fleiner, Zsuzsanna Janko, and Ildiko Schlotter), submitted, 2018.
  6. Refugee resettlement (with David Delacretaz and Scott Duke Kominers), 2016.
  7. A simple model of cascades in networks (with Yongwhan Lim and Asuman Ozdaglar, 2016.
  8. Economic complexity and the green economy (with Penny Mealy), submitted 2018.

Published and forthcoming papers

  1. Trading networks with frictions (with Tamas Fleiner, Ravi Jagadeesan, and Zsuzsanna Janko), Econometrica, forthcoming
  2. Interpreting economic complexity (with Penny Mealy and J. Doyne Farmer), Science Advances, 5(1):eaau1705, 2019.
  3. Social groups and social network formation (with Bassel Tarbush), Games and Economic Behavior, 103: 286-312, 2017.
  4. Gross substitutes and complements: A simple generalization, Economics Letters, 123(2): 135-138, 2014.

Full-length peer-reviewed conference papers

  1. Matching markets with contracts for electric vehicle smart charging (with Thomas Morstyn and Malcolm McCullogh), IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, 2018. (One of Best Papers on Power System Planning, Operation, and Electricity Markets).
  2. Competitive rumour spread in social networks (with Yongwhan Lim and Asuman Ozdaglar), ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review, 44(3): 7-14, 2016.
  3. Homophily in online social networks (with Bassel Tarbush), WINE’12, Conference on Web and Internet Economics, 2012.

Publications in other disciplines

Refugee studies

  1. The Local Refugee Match: Aligning refugees’ preferences with the capacities and priorities of localities (with Will Jones), Journal of Refugee Studies, 2017.
  2. Matching systems for refugees (with Will Jones), Journal of Migration and Human Security, 5(3): 666-680, 2017.
  3. The International Refugee Match: A System that Respects Refugees’ Preferences and the Priorities of States (with Will Jones), Refugees Survey Quarterly, 36(2): 84–109, 2017.
  4. Choices, preferences and priorities in a matching system for refugees (with Will Jones), Forced Migration Review, 51: 80-82, 2016.

Electrical engineering

  1. Designing Decentralized Markets for Distribution System Flexibility (with Thomas Morstyn and Malcolm McCullogh), IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 34(3): 2128-2139, 2019.
  2. Bilateral Contract Networks for Peer-to-Peer Energy Trading (with Thomas Morstyn and Malcolm McCullogh), IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 10(2):2026-2035, 2019.

Reviews, book chapters, and permanent working papers

  1. Is natural capital really substitutable? (with François Cohen and Cameron Hepburn), revise and resubmit.
    • TL;DR: No.
  2. Steering the climate system: an extended comment (with Linus Mattauch, Richard Millar, Frederick van der Ploeg, Armon Rezai, Anselm Schultes, Frank Venmans et al.), Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy Working Paper No. 347 and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment Working Paper No. 315, 2019.
  3. Natural capital market design, Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 35(1):138-161, 2019.
  4. Green growth (with Cameron Hepburn and Alex Pfeiffer), The New Oxford Handbook of Economic Geography (edited by Gordon L. Clark, Maryann P. Feldman, Meric S. Gertler, and Dariusz Wójcik), Chapter 40, 2018.
  5. An invitation to market design (with Scott Duke Kominers and Vincent P. Crawford), Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 33(4): 541-571, 2017.
  6. Climate change policy after Brexit (with Cameron Hepburn), Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 33(S1): S144–S154, 2017.
  7. Reforming the EU ETS – Where are we now? (with Cameron Hepburn), Energy Tax and Regulatory Policy in Europe: Reform Priorities (edited by Ian Parry, Karen Pittel, and Herman Vollebergh), Chapter 1, The MIT Press, 2017.
  8. The third wave in the economics of climate change (with J. Doyne Farmer, Cameron Hepburn and Penny Mealy), Environment and Resource Economics, 62(2): 1-29, 2015.
  9. Innovation, path dependence and climate policy (with Philippe Aghion, Cameron Hepburn and Dimitri Zenghelis), Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment Policy Paper, 2014.
  10. Resilient and inclusive prosperity within planetary boundaries (with Eric Beinhocker, J. Doyne Farmer and Cameron Hepburn), China & World Economy, 22(5): 1-16, 2014.
  11. Political economy of climate change policy (with Franklin Steves), Smith School for Enterprise and the Environment Working Paper 13-02, 2013.
  12. Part II: Policy instruments for sustainable road transport (with Georgina Santos and Hannah Behrendt), Research in Transportation Economics, 28(1): 46-91, 2010.
  13. Part I: Externalities and economic policies in road transport (with Georgina Santos, Hannah Behrendt, Laura Maconi and Tara Shirvani), Research in Transportation Economics, 28(1): 2-45, 2010.

Work in progress

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter.
Try again. Fail again. Fail better. — Samuel Beckett

  1. Auctions for complements: theories vs. experiments (with Daniel Marszalec and Alex Levkun)
  2. Stability in matching markets with complex constraints (with Hai Nguyen and Thanh Nguyen)
  3. Market imperfections in trading networks (with Ravi Jagadeesan)
  4. Are we running out of minerals? (with Cameron Hepburn, Alexander Pfeiffer, and Felix Pretis)
  5. Job search assistance for refugees in Jordan: An adaptive field experiment (with (joint with Stefano Caria, Grant Gordon, Max Kasy and Simon Quinn)
  6. Contagion in large networks (with Selman Erol and Francesca Parise)
  7. Generalized matching: Contracts and networks (with Ravi Jagadeesan, John Hatfield, Scott Duke Kominers, Alexandru Nichifor, Michael Ostrovsky, and Alex Westkamp)
  8. Economics of networks: A policy perspective (with Matt Elliott and Sanjeev Goyal)

Edited book in progress

Policy reports

  1. The Wealth of Nature: Increasing National Wealth and Reducing Risk by Measuring and Managing Natural Capital (with Francois Cohen, Kirk Hamilton, Cameron Hepburn, and Frank Sperling), Report for the Green Economy Coalition, 2017.
  2. Special Report on Climate Change: The Low Carbon Transition, Chapter 4 (with Franklin Steves and Daniel Treisman), Report for the EBRD, June 2011.
  3. Life in Transition: After the Crisis (with Franklin Steves), Chapter 4, Report for the EBRD, April 2011.