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Autumn Rhythm, 1950, by Jackson Pollock

Huaxia ZENG (曾华夏/曾華夏, in simplified/traditional Chinese characters).

Associate Professor (tenure-track) 
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

My research concentrates on microeconomic theory and mechanism design 
with special interests on voting, assignment and auction models.

See the curriculum vitae.


Office: 111 Wuchuan Road, School of Economics, 
            Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, 
            Shanghai 200433, China.
Phone: +86 21 6590 2948


Working papers

  • When is checking a subset of incentive-compatibility constraints sufficient for strategy-proofness? Characterization and applications, (with Ujjwal Kumar, Souvik Roy, Arunava Sen and Sonal Yadav). 
    Hopefully, the first draft will be provided in the end of June, 2019.
  • Probabilistic generalized median voter schemes: A robust characterization, (with Shurojit Chatterji, Souvik Roy, Soumyarup Sadhukhan and Arunava Sen), Download (preliminary version).
  • Intertemporal efficiency does not imply a common price forecast: A leading example, (with Shurojit Chatterji and Atsushi Kajii). Download

Work in progress

  • Sequential mechanisms for collective choices, (with Shurojit Chatterji and Peng Liu).

Current teaching

  • Intermediate Microeconomics (Undergraduate, scheduled in Feb. - May, 2019) Syllabus
  • Game Theory (Undergraduate, Sep. - Dec., 2019) Syllabus
  • Topics on Mechanism Design (Graduate, Sep., 2018 - Jan., 2019) Syllabus

Recent conference travelling plan
  • Conference on Economic Design, Budapest, June, 2019
  • Shanghai Microeconomics Workshop, Shanghai, June, 2019
  • SWUFE Economic Theory Workshop, Chengdu, July, 2019
  • European Meeting of Econometric Society, Manchester, August, 2019