FIELDS OF INTEREST
Microeconomic Theory, Industrial Organization, Public PolicyInnovation

ACADEMIC POSITIONS
Lecturer (Assistant Professor), Economics Department,    
University of Technology Sydney Business School [since 2015]

EDUCATION
PhD EconomicsNorthwestern University, USA [2009--2015]
MA Economics, Northwestern University, USA [2009--2010]
BA Mathematics, Economics (magna cum laude), Amherst College, USA [2005--2009]
Visiting Student, Harvard University, USA [2007-2008]

PUBLICATIONS
The RAND Journal of Economics, November 2017. doi: 10.1111/1756-2171.12211 [Online Appendix]
Points mechanisms and rewards programsaccepted at the Journal of Economics & Management Strategy

WORKING PAPERS 

WORK IN PROGRESS
Diversification and information in contests (with Jorge Lemus)
Information design in labor markets (with Ben Balzer)
Market cannibalization: efficiency and revenue maximization
An economic theory of affirmative action 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Lecturer, Economics of Competition and Strategy (undergraduate)Industrial Organization (undergraduate), Microeconomics I (PhD) 
Teaching Consultant & Workshop Leader, Northwestern University Searle Center [2013--2015]
Teaching Assistant, Kellogg School of Management [2014], Northwestern University [2010--2013], Amherst College [2006--2009]

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE
Referee for the American Economic Review, the RAND Journal of Economics, the Journal of Industrial Economics
Co-organizer for the CPMD workshop on market design, June 2018, Sydney, UTS
Local organizer and program committee member for the Econometric Society Australasia Meeting, July 2016, Sydney, UTS

DEPARTMENT SERVICE at UTS
Seminar coordinator (3 semesters)
Business School's Faculty Board (2 semesters)
Research committee (2 semesters)
Recruiting committee (2 semesters)
Recruiting coordinator for interviews and flyouts (1 semester)
Co-organizer of the 2018 CPMD workshop on Market Design
Program committee member for the 2016 Econometric Society Australasia Meeting
Media engagements to promote Economics degrees at UTS (3 times)
Undergraduate student recruiting (4 times) 

GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS
Business Research Grant, University of Technology Sydney    [2017, 2018]
Dissertation Year Fellowship, Northwestern University    [2014--2015]
Graduate Fellowship, Northwestern University    [2009--2015]
Distinguished Teaching Assistant Award, Northwestern University    [2010--2011]
Roswell Dwight Hitchcock Memorial PhD Fellowship, Amherst College    [2009--11, 2012--13]
C. Scott Porter Memorial PhD Fellowship, Amherst College    [2009--11]
Amherst College Scholarship, Georges Lurcy Scholarship Fund, Amherst College    [2005--2009]
Phi Beta Kappa, Massachusetts    [2009]

CONFERENCES AND SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS
2018University of Melbourne, Midwest Economic Theory Conference (Philadelphia/Drexel), Econometric Society China Meeting (Shanghai/Fudan), Econometric Society Asia Meeting (Seoul/Sogang)
2017: Australasian Economic Theory Workshop (Auckland), UNSW (2x), University of Technology Sydney, Australian National University, Econometric Society Asia Meeting 2017 (Hong Kong)
2016: APIOC 2016 (Melbourne), Monash University, Econometric Society Asia Meeting 2016 (Kyoto), UQ IO/Microeconomics Workshop, Econometric Society Australasia Meeting 2016 (Sydney), University of Queensland, IIOC 2016 (Philadelphia), UNSW, Australasian Economic Theory Workshop (Monash)
2015: ATE Symposium on industrial economics, competition policy and regulation (Auckland), University of Technology Sydney, IIOC 2015 (Boston), University of Toronto, University of Washington Bothell School of Business, University of Technology Sydney, University of Melbourne, Monash University, Drexel University
2014: Northwestern University Theory Bag Lunch seminar, Northwestern University Industrial Organization seminar, Munich Conference on Innovation and Competition (Max Planck & ETH Zurich)
2013: Northwestern University Industrial Organization seminar
2012: Whitebox Doctoral Conference on Behavioral Science (Yale SOM)

LANGUAGES
English (fluent), Bulgarian (native), German (basic), Russian (basic)