Isa Hafalir's academic webpage

İsa E. Hafalır

Professor of Economics

UTS Business School

Economics Discipline Group

University of Technology Sydney

Office: 91, Level 9, Building 8

Office phone extension: 7710


Google Scholar page

Curriculum Vitae


Efficiency in Coalition Games with Externalities Games and Economic Behavior, 61 (2007), 242-258.

Asymmetric Auctions with Resale (joint with Vijay Krishna), American Economic Review, 98 (2008), 87-112 Online Appendix

Stability of Marriage with Externalities, International Journal of Game Theory, 37 (2008), 353-370.

Revenue and Efficiency Effects of Resale in First-Price Auctions (joint with Vijay Krishna), Journal of Mathematical Economics, 45 (2009), 589-602.

Selling Goods of Unknown Quality: Forward versus Spot Auctions (joint with Hadi Yektas), Review of Economic Design, 15 (2011), 245-256.

A Near Pareto Optimal Auction with Budget Constraints (joint with R. Ravi and Amin Sayedi), Games and Economic Behavior, 74, (2012), 699-708. An earlier and more comprehensive version is available here

Effective Affirmative Action in School Choice (joint with M. Bumin Yenmez and Muhammed A. Yildirim), Theoretical Economics, 8, (2013), 325-363. (A note on definition of stability)

School Choice with Controlled Choice Constraints: Hard Bounds versus Soft Bounds (joint with Lars Ehlers, M. Bumin Yenmez and Muhammed A. Yildirim), Journal of Economic Theory, 153, (2014), 648-683.

Core Deviation Minimizing Auctions (joint with Hadi Yektas), International Journal of Game Theory, 44, (2015), 367-376. Online Appendix

Auctions versus Negotiated Sale: Evidence from Real Estate Sales (joint with Yueng Leng Chow and Abdullah Yavas), Real Estate Economics, 43, (2015), 432-470.

Welfare Maximizing Assignment of Agents to Hierarchical Positions (joint with Antonio Miralles), Journal of Mathematical Economics, 61, (2015), 253-270.

Matching with Aggregate Externalities (joint with James Fisher), Mathematical Social Sciences, 81, (2016), 1-7.

Expertise in Online Markets (joint with Stelios Despotakis, R. Ravi and Amin Sayedi), Management Science, 63, (2017), 3895-3910. Online Appendix

College Admissions with Entrance Exams: Centralized versus Decentralized (joint with Rustamdjan Hakimov, Dorothea Kübler and Morimitsu Kurino), Journal of Economic Theory, 176, (2018), 886-934. Online Appendices, 1 , 2 , 3 .

Discriminatory Auctions with Resale (joint with Musab Kurnaz), Economic Theory Bulletin, Forthcoming. Online Appendix

Working Papers

Parallel Innovation Contests (joint with Ersin Korpeoglu and Gizem Korpeoglu)

Interdistrict School Choice: A Theory of School Assignment (joint with M. Bumin Yenmez and Fuhito Kojima)


Competitive Equilibrium and a Dynamic Auction for Allocation with Priorities (joint with Tayfun Sönmez)

To Return or Not: College Admissions of Migrant Students (with Kentaro Tomoeda and Siqi Pan)

College Admissions with Reputational Externalities (with Kentaro Tomoeda and Emil Temnyalov)



Syllabus for Microeconomics 1 (PhD)

Course outline for Market Design

Course outline for Market Design (PhD)


Syllabus for Microeconomics 1 (PhD)

Syllabus for Game Theory for Economists

Syllabus for Auctions and Markets

Syllabus for Game Theory and Applications (PhD)

Syllabus for Market Design (PhD)

Syllabus for Market Design (MBA)