Assistant Professor

Institute of Economic Research

Kyoto University



  • Assistant Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University, September 2014-
  • Assistant Research Fellow, Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica, August 2009-August 2014


  • Ph.D., Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009
  • M.B.A., Finance, National Taiwan University, 2003
  • B.A., Finance, Information Management, National Taiwan University, 2001


  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Market Design
  • Industrial Organization


  • “Hierarchical Experimentation,” with Junichiro Ishida, Journal of Economic Theory, 177: 365-404, 2018
  • “Dynamic Performance Evaluation with Deadlines: The Role of Commitment,” with Junichiro Ishida, Journal of Industrial Economics, 66(2): 377-422, 2018
  • “Careerist Experts and Political Incorrectness,” with Junichiro Ishida, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 120: 1-18, 2015
  • “Name Your Own Price at Strategic Bidding and Lockout Periods,” Review of Economic Studies, 79(4): 1341-1369, 2012
  • “Type Composition, Career Concerns, and Signaling Efforts,” Theory and Decision, 73(3): 401-422, 2012


  • "An Entry Game with Learning and Market Competition," with Junichiro Ishida and Arijit Mukherjee, ISER Discussion Paper No. 1043, October 2018
  • “A War of Attrition with Experimenting Players,” with Junichiro Ishida, ISER Discussion Paper No. 1014, October 2017
  • “Rewarding Mediocrity? Optimal Regulation of R&D Markets with Reputation Concerns,” with Junichiro Ishida, ISER Discussion Paper No. 994, March 2017
  • “Auctions Versus Negotiations: The Role of Price Discrimination,” with Junichiro Ishida, ISER Discussion Paper No. 873, May 2013
  • “Seeking Harmony Amidst Diversity: Consensus Building with Network Externalities” with Junichiro Ishida, ISER Discussion Paper No. 826, December 2011
  • “Screening with Resale: A Rationale for Selling in Bulk Packages,” mimeo, September 2010


American Economic Review, Review of Economic Studies, RAND Journal of Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, International Review of Economics and Finance, Economics Bulletin, Academia Economic Papers, Taiwan Economic Reviews, Economics of Education Review, International Economic Review, Journal of Mathematical Economics