Assistant Professor (tenure-track)

Department of Economics

University of Lausanne


Address: University of Lausanne, Internef 536, Quartier de Chamberonne, CH-1015, Lausanne, Switzerland

Welcome to my webpage. I am a tenure-track Assistant Professor at the University of Lausanne (since Fall 2018). I am also a Research Affiliate at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center at the Market Behavior Research Unit.
My research interests are behavioral and experimental economics, matching markets, and market design.

Technical University Berlin

Doctor of Economic Science, 2016

  • Dissertation title: Three essays on behavioral market design. Summa cum laude

  • Main advisor: Dorothea Kübler

  • PhD courses by Berlin doctoral program in economics and management science (2010-2013)

Humboldt University Berlin

M.Sc. Economics and Management science, 2010

Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University

Diploma in Mathematical Methods and Operations Research, 2007


How to avoid black markets for appointments with online booking systems

(with C-Philipp Heller, Dorothea Kübler, and Morimitsu Kurino)

American Economic Review, forthcoming

Experiments on centralized school choice and  college admissions: A survey

(with Dorothea Kübler)

Experimental Economics, 1-55, 2020

Iterative versus standard deferred acceptance: Experimental evidence

(with Inacio Bo)

The Economic Journal, 130(626), 356-392, 2020

Self-confidence and unraveling in matching markets

(with Marie-Pierre Dargnies and Dorothea Kübler)

Management Science, 65(12), 5603-5618, 2019

Equitable top trading cycles mechanism for school choice

(with Onur Kesten)

International Economic Review, 59.4, 2219-2258, 2018

College admissions with entrance exams: Centralized versus decentralized

(with Isa Hafalir, Morimitsu Kurino, and Dorothea Kübler)

Journal of Economic Theory, 176, 886-934, 2018

The effectiveness of top-down advice in strategy-proof mechanisms: A field experiment

(with Pablo Guillen)

European Economic Review, 101, 50-511, 2018

Not quite the best response: Truth-telling, strategy-proof matching, and the manipulation of others

(with Pablo Guillen)

Experimental Economics, 20(3), 670-686, 2017

The willingness to pay-willingness to accept gap: A failed replication of Plott and Zeiler

(with Dietmar Fehr and Dorothea Kübler)

European Economic Review, 78, 202-214, 2015

Common components of risk and uncertainty attitudes across contexts and domains: Evidence from 30 countries

(with Ferdinand M. Vieider, Mathieu Lefebvre, Ranoua Bouchouicha, Thorsten Chmura, Michal Krawczyk, Peter Martinsson)

The Journal of European Economic Association, 13(3), 421-452, 2015

Working papers

The iterative deferred acceptance mechanism

(with Inacio Bo) 

R&R at Games and Economic Behavior

Pick -an-object mechanisms

(with Inacio Bo)

Costly information acquisition in centralized matching markets

(with Dorothea Kübler, and Siqi Pan)

Research visits

School of Economics and Engineering, Tsukuba University, June 2017

Center for Experimental Social Science, New York University, September-December 2016

School of Economics, The University of Sydney, Fall 2014, September 2012


Market Design, University of Lausanne, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021 (Bachelor)

Experimental methods, University of Lausanne, Fall 2018, Fall 2019, Fall 2020 (Master)

Research seminar in behavioral and experimental economics, Technical University Berlin, Summer 2016 (Master)

Behavioral and experimental economics, Technical University Berlin, Summer 2016 (Master)

Introduction to econometrics, Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University, Spring 2008, Fall 2007 (Bachelor)