I am an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Toulouse School of Economics. I received my PhD in Economics from Yale University. My research is in microeconomic theory with a special focus on information design and mechanism design. Here is my CV.

Contact Information:

Office: T.584, Toulouse School of Economics, 1 Esplanade de l'Université, 31080 Toulouse Cedex 06, France

E-mail: alexey.v.smolin [at] gmail.com

Academic Profiles: SSRN, RePEc, Google Scholar

Working Papers:

  1. Information Payoffs: An Interim Perspective (with Laura Doval), September 2021

  2. The Optimality of Upgrade Pricing (with Dirk Bergemann, Alessandro Bonatti, and Andreas Haupt), July 2021

  3. Optimal Technology Design (with Daniel Garrett, George Georgiadis, and Balázs Szentes), October 2020, Online Appendix

  4. Disclosure and Pricing of Attributes, July 2020


  1. Dynamic Evaluation Design, American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, forthcoming

  2. Cream Skimming and Information Design in Matching Markets (with Gleb Romanyuk),
    American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 2019, 11 (2): 250-76
    Media coverage: AEA Research Highlights

  3. Dynamic Communication with Biased Senders (with Chiara Margaria),
    Games and Economic Behavior, 2018, 110: 330-339

  4. The Design and Price of Information (with Dirk Bergemann and Alessandro Bonatti),
    American Economic Review, 2018, 108(1): 1-48
    Media coverage: LSE Business Review