Associate Professor
Department of Economics
Nazarbayev University


Research Interests

Game Theory, Information Economics; Auctions, Mechanism Design, Evolutionary Game Theory


"Equilibria in Second Price Auctions with Participation Costs" (with Xiayong Cao, Guofu Tan and Guoqiang Tian), Economic Theory, 2018

"Resale in Second-Price Auctions with Costly Participation" (with Gorkem Celik), International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2017

"Optimal Auctions with Simultaneous and Costly Participation" (with Gorkem Celik), The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics (Advances), 2009

"Evolution of Preferences" (with Eddie Dekel and Jeffrey Ely), The Review of Economic Studies, 2007

"Ratifiability of Efficient Collusive Mechanisms in Second Price Auctions with Participation Costs" (with Guofu Tan), Games and Economic Behavior, 2007

Contact Information


Office: C3 6041
Office Hours: By appointment

Mailing Address:

Nazarbayev University
Department of Economics, SHSS
53 Kabanbay Batyr Ave.
Astana, Republic of Kazakhstan, 01000