Research

Published and Forthcoming Papers

  1. Discounting and Welfare Evaluation of Policies. With Jean-François Mertens; Journal of Public Economic Theory, forthcoming. Submitted version.
  2. Contemplation vs. intuition. A reinforcement learning perspective. With In-Koo Cho; EURO Journal on Decision Processes, forthcoming. Pre-pub version.
  3. Regularity and stability of equilibria in an overlapping generations model with exogenous growth, with Jean-François Mertens; Macroeconomic Dynamics, forthcoming, On-line appendix to accompany the published version; 2014 version; 2012 version; CORE DP 2009/5
  4. The asymptotic core, nucleolus and Shapley value of smooth market games with symmetric large players, with Avishay Aiche and Benyamin Shitovitz, International Journal of Game Theory, February 2015, Volume 44, Issue 1, pp 135-151.
  5. Pareto Optimality of the Golden Rule equilibrium in Overlapping Generations Model with Production and Transfers, with Jean-François Mertens, Macroeconomic Dynamics, 19(8), 2015, 1780--1799. CORE DP 2012/33. pre-pub version
  6. Essential properties of $L_{p,q}$ spaces (the amalgams) and the implicit function theorem for equilibrium analysis in continuous time, with Jean-François Mertens, Journal of Mathematical Economics, V. 50, January 2014, pp.187-196. (Pre-pub version)
  7. Equilibria in an overlapping generations model with transfer policies and exogenous growth, with Jean-François Mertens, Economic Theory, v.54(3), 2013, pp. 537-595. (Pre-pub version) Earlier version: CORE DP 2012/32
  8. Demand For Contract Enforcement in A Barter Environment, with Roberto M. Samaniego, Social Choice and Welfare, June 2013, Volume 41, Issue 1, pp 73-97. Earlier version: University of Haifa, Dept of Economics WP 2011/15
  9. Intergenerational Equity and the Discount Rate for Policy Analysis, with Jean-François Mertens, Macroeconomic Dynamics , February 2012, V. 16(01), pp. 61-93. Earlier versions: University of Haifa Dept of Econ WP2011/4; CORE DP 2008/77; CORE DP 2006/91
  10. Contests with Heterogeneous Agents, with Sérgio O. Parreiras, Games and Economic Behavior, March 2010, V. 68(2), pp. 703-715 (pre-pub version)
  11. A Note on Redistributive Fairness and Economic Reform, with Ruqu Wang, Journal of Development Economics, 2008, 86, pp.447-452. (pre-pub version)
  12. Ideological Divide within the Cabinet and Public Spending, Journal of Public Economic Theory, 2008, 10(6) pp. 1069-1083.
  13. Existence and uniqueness of an equilibrium in a model of spatial electoral competition with entry, with Shlomo Weber, Advances in Mathematical Economics, 2007, v.10, pp.101-119
  14. Can decentralization be beneficial?, Journal of Public Economics, 2005, vol. 89(7), pages 1231-1249. (CU WP 03-09)
  15. An Inquiry into the Efficiency of Water Projects under WRDA86, International Tax and Public Finance, 2004, v.11(6), pp.741-762