Gorkem Celik

Professor of Economics
ESSEC Business School

Research Fellow
THEMA Research Center
CNRS and Universite de Cergy-Pontoise


Research Statement – 2015


Research Interests

Economics of Information, Microeconomic Theory, Game Theory, Industrial Organization, Positive Political Theory, Law and Economics



Resale in Second-Price Auctions with Costly Participation, with Okan Yilankaya, International Journal of Industrial Organization: 54 (2017), pages 148-174. Working paper version

Reciprocal Relationships and Mechanism Design, with Michael Peters, Canadian Journal of Economics, 49-1 (2016), pages 374-411. Working paper version

Implementation by Gradual Revelation, The RAND Journal of Economics: 46-2 (2015), pages 271–296. Working paper version

Equilibrium Rejection of a Mechanism, with Michael Peters, Games and Economic Behavior: 73-2 (2011), pages 375-387. Working paper version

Optimal Auctions with Simultaneous and Costly Participation, with Okan Yilankaya, The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics (Advances): Vol. 9: Iss. 1 (2009), Article 24. Working paper version

Mechanism Design with Collusive Supervision, Journal of Economic Theory, 144-1 (2009), pages 69-95. Working paper version

On the Optimality of Nonmaximal Fines in the Presence of Corruptible Law Enforcers, with Serdar Sayan, Review of Economic Design, 12-3 (2008), pages 209-227. Working paper version

Counter Marginalization of Information Rents: Implementing Negatively Correlated Compensation Schemes for Colluding Parties, The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics (Contributions): Vol. 8: Iss. 1 (2008), Article 3. Working paper version

Mechanism Design with Weaker Incentive Compatibility Constraints, Games and Economic Behavior: 56-1 (2006), pages 37-44. Working paper version


Working Papers

Interested Experts: Do They Know More? 



Textbook for my microeconomics courses in ESSEC:

Introduction to Economic Analysis

by R. Preston McAfee

Customized Version for ESSEC

Original Version


microeconomics.ca         A website containing information about micro theory in Canada.

Çağrı and Zafer      A you-tube video of my sister and brother in law dancing in their Argentine Tango class.  

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