Ashwin Kambhampati

(ush-win come-bum-paw-tea)

PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 2021

Assistant Professor of Economics, United States Naval Academy

My research is in the area of microeconomic theory; I am particularly interested in applications of contract theory and matching theory to problems concerning the internal organization of firms. I am teaching Game Theory (SE450) and a Capstone Research Seminar (SE475) this Spring.

CV , Research Statement , Teaching Statement

Email: kambhamp [at]


RAND Journal of Economics, forthcoming.

Companion working paper here. Online Appendices here.

Working Papers

Robust Performance Evaluation (latest update: February 2022)

Abstract published in EC '21: Proceedings of the 22nd ACM Conference on Economics and Computation

Video from Not the 2021 Theory Job Market (NT2021TM).

Online Appendix. Slides from the 2018 Stony Brook International Conference on Game Theory.

Poster from the 2018 Pennsylvania Economic Theory Conference.

In Progress

Coalitional Subgame Perfect Equilibrium, with Carlos Segura-Rodriguez and Naomi Utgoff

Search Committees with Disparate Costs, with Nageeb Ali and Aislinn Bohren