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, accepted for publication in International Journal of Industrial Organization. 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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