Mehmet S. Ismail

I am a Teaching Fellow in Economics at King’s College LondonA short video about my recent research is available here.

Office hours:
Thursdays: 15:00 - 16:00
Fridays: 13:00 - 14:00

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Primary: Microeconomics, Game Theory, Behavioral Economics

Secondary: Market Design, Decision Theory, Political Economy


PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS AND ACCEPTED PAPERS

1. Making the Rules of Sports Fairer (with Steven J. Brams), accepted, SIAM Review (5-yr impact factor: 7.143) [pdf]

2. Catch-Up: A Game in Which the Lead Alternates (with Aaron Isaksen, Steven J. Brams and Andy Nealen) Game & Puzzle Design Journal, vol. 1, no. 2, 2015 [pdf]

Catch-Up is copyrighted by New York Univ. (75%) and Maastricht Univ. (25%)

Play demo: http://game.engineering.nyu.edu/projects/catch-up/ 


WORKING PAPERS

1. Catch-Up: A Rule That Makes Service Sports More Competitive (with Steven J. Brams, D. Marc Kilgour, and Walter Stromquist), Submitted [pdf]

2. Is Rationality a Personal Trait? A Paradox [pdf]

3. Optimin Equilibrium: An Extension of Maximin Strategies [pdf]

4. Equivalence Between Two-Player Symmetric Games and Decision Problems [pdf]


WORK IN PROGRESS AND CONFERENCE REPORT

1. A Dynamic Model of Presidential Primaries 

(with Nejat Anbarci, and Kutay Cingiz)

2. Existence of Pure Equilibria in Two-Person Symmetric Zero-Sum Games

3. Inheritance game, in Yonatan Aumann, Jérôme Lang, and Ariel D. Procaccia (Eds.), Fair Division (Dagstuhl Seminar 16232), Dagstuhl Reportsvol. 6, no. 6, p. 19, 2016 [pdf]







Department of Political Economy
King’s College London
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